School-based enterprises could fix bad economy — educators
Minister of Education Ruel Reid, having acknowledged the importance of social enterprises, has suggested that investing in the entrepreneurial development of students could be the answer to the economic turmoil that the country has been experiencing for decades.
“In Jamaica we have struggled ...
Irrigation commission awards 14 scholarships to employees’ children
Fourteen children of employees of the National Irrigation Commission Limited (NIC) walked away from a presentation ceremony in Kingston two Wednesdays ago with scholarships valued at over $700,000.
The scholarships were presented for both the 2015/16 and 2016/17 academic years, as follows:
For 2015 ...
Caribbean, Russian youth sign pact
Young people in the Caribbean have signed an agreement with their peers in Russia with a view to fostering higher levels of social and cultural cooperation between the two.
At the recently concluded 6th United Nations Economic and Social Council Youth Forum at the United Nations Headquarters, the ...