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What is Jamaica’s Security Programme Oversight Committee (SECURIPOC)?

On Thursday, September 14, 2017, the Security Programme Oversight Committee was launched at the Ministry of National Security’s head office in Kingston. The Ministry of National Security’s press release on the launch described the committee’s formation as “a step for

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6 Things You Need To Know Today- May 25, 2016

Housing Stimulus – Holness Announces New NHT Policy Targeting Low-Income Earners. LOW-INCOME earners will, effective July 1, have the opportunity to borrow up to $4.89 million per contributor, or $9.8 million jointly, from the National Housing Trust (NHT) to purchase a

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Violence In Schools – How The School-Wide Positive Behaviour Intervention and Support Helps To #KeepChildrenSafe

Data from the Ministry of National Security’s Safe School Programme indicated that during the 2012/2013 academic year, 3,671 students were cited for antisocial behaviours of varying degrees. 1,109 students were placed on a monitoring list, 2,361 cautioned and 201 students

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List Of Government Ministries & Agencies On Social Media

Earlier this month, we shared a comprehensive list of Cabinet ministers, MPs and Senators who are active on social media, with Twitter accounts and Facebook pages. Below is a list of government ministries and agencies that also have social media accounts. A

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – February 16, 2016

Holness Open House – JLP Leader Says He Funded Beverly Hills Home – From Savings, Salary, Suppliers’ Credit And Loans. Opposition Leader Andrew Holness has provided details on the funding of his multimillion-dollar house in Beverly Hills, St Andrew, in an

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 8, 2016

New Court For Old Cases – Chief Justice Takes Step To Clear Up Backlog. The Hilary session of the Home Circuit Court opened yesterday with Chief Justice Zaila McCalla announcing drastic measures to reduce the huge backlog of cases which has

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6 Things You Need to Know Today – December 11, 2015

Fraud Alert – Cops Warn Citizens To Watch Out For Tricksters This Christmas. With fraudsters making off with more than J$500 million each over the past two years, the police are warning citizens and business operators to be wary of tricksters

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

Collaborate To Bridge Gap Between Primary And Prep Schools – Educators React To Gleaner/Bill Johnson GSAT Rankings. The 2015 Gleaner-Bill Johnson Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) rankings show that prep schools continue to outperform their primary-school counterparts in the exams. Educators,

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – October 5, 2015

Delegates ‘Discipline’ Damion – Crawford Defeated In Constituency Run-Off. When the results of the People’s National Party (PNP) run-off for East Rural St Andrew were announced yesterday, a wave of shock and disappointment ripped through the Old Hope Road, St Andrew,

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – December 5, 2014

2014 Could Record Lowest Murder Figure In 11 Years. Police Commissioner Dr Carl Williams on Wednesday gave a morale-boosting pep talk to scores of rank-and-file members of the Kingston East and Kingston Central police divisions… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Home Swift

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