Tag: Education Minister Ronald Thwaites

6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 27, 2016

‘I’ve Been Touched’ – Portia’s Contact With Master Indicative Of General Election. Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller said yesterday that she has already been touched by her Master, an indication that the general election is near… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Miracle

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#JaVotes2016 – Meet Your MPs: Kingston

Kingston Central – Rev Ronald Thwaites Education Minister Rev Ronald Thwaites is the Member of Parliament for the constituency of Kingston Central. Here are some facts about him: He was born on February 12, 1945, in St Andrew, the son of

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 12, 2016

Election Splurge – ECJ Says ‘Yes’ To Big Election Spending Increase. Cabinet has approved a 50 per cent increase in the amount candidates will be allowed to spend in general election campaigns… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com CISOCA Discusses Wint With Chang. General

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – December 22, 2015

‘Slap In The Face’ – Mothers Offended By UHWI’s Failure To Accept Liability For Dead Babies. Tears flowed freely down the face of Malissa Bryan, one of the mothers whose babies died from the bacterial outbreaks at the University Hospital of

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – December 17, 2015

Beating Ban Stands – Amid Opposition Calls, Education Ministry Stresses Corporal Punishment Remains Against School Regulations. Opposition Spokesperson on Education and Youth Senator Kamina Johnson Smith has called for a ban on the use of corporal punishment in all schools and

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 24, 2015

Mike Henry Wants Colleagues To Shun Cameron If He Doesn’t Talk Reparation. Jamaica’s Members of Parliament (MPs) are being urged by one of their own to turn their backs on British Prime Minister David Cameron unless the issue of reparation

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 8, 2015

NSWMA To Purchase New Trucks To Ease Strain On Waste Collection Operations. The National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) is set to purchase 17 new Renault trucks to complement its ageing fleet, even as it seeks to tighten its grip on

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 4, 2015

Election Funds Scarce For Rookie MPs, Caretakers. Aspirants on both sides of the political divide say they are facing stiff challenges in accessing millions of dollars required to run an effective election campaign, and are forced to become creative to keep

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – August 27, 2015

What Gangs? – Thwaites Questions Accuracy Of Reported Criminal Cliques In Schools. Education Minister Ronald Thwaites, backtracking on his recent description of uncontrolled students as ‘leggo beasts’, yesterday went a step further to condemn reports that students are forming gangs within

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 21, 2015

‘Not My View’ – Pryce Says ‘Attack’ On PNP Reflects Position Of Supporters. People’s National Party (PNP) Deputy General Secretary Raymond Pryce yesterday backed away from comments critical of the party and instead sought to explain that he was reflecting the

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