The Soca Groove with D’Enforcas


Teaching your child how to forgive

It may not occur to us, parents, that forgiveness and compassion are virtues that we have to teach our children. Yet, it is a fundamental life tool that promotes peace, empowers your child, and ultimately leads to their strong emotional health. Click here to read full story

MoE to spend $817m on textbooks

The Ministry of Education, Yo uth and Information has announced that it will spending some $817 million to procure textbooks and appropriate electronic and other supplies to support the implementtaon of th eNational Standards Curriculum and other curricula from grades 1 to 13 for the upcoming academic year. Click here to read full story

TEF spends $2m to finance TPDCo summer internship

The Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) put up roughly $2 million for the Tourism Product Development Company (TPDCo) to place hundreds of high school and college/university students in summer internships in public and private sector hospitality entities this year. The engagement is branded ‘Spruce Up Jamaica’ Tourism Summer Internship Programme and runs for three weeks with Read More

Guardian Group Foundation awards some $7m in scholarships and grants

For the upcoming academic year Guardian Group Foundation will donate about $7 million in grants, bursaries, book vouchers and supplies to students across the island, as part of its thrust to positively impact communities.The announcement was made by Eric Hosin, president of Guardian Life, on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 during the foundation’s scholarship and grants Read More

EduFocal spotlights excellence

On Wednesday, July 24, 2019, the online learning platform EduFocal hosted its seventh annual Excellence Awards at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel. Click here to read full story

Step inside my office

Being asked to meet with your manager is enough to give anyone cause for pause. Your mind starts racing, searching for your latest alleged transgression; thinking, “what did I do now?” Click here to read full story

Son of the soil

What career does a past student of de Carteret College, who later studies finance and international business at the University of Technology, Jamaica, pursue? Farming, of course!Passionate about agriculture, finance, and investing, Rohan Roberts found his niche in cattle farming and crop production. Click here to read full story

'Bring your projects!'

Jamaica Promotions Corporation (Jampro) is seeking new investment projects across 12 sectors to promote for local and international investment.The agency made this announcement on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at its Call for Projects event in Kingston. Click here to read full story

What to study to become a Customs officer

Dear Career Advisor:My daughter wants to become a customs officer or an immigration officer. She has decided to do the Bachelor of Science Degree in Customs Processing, Freight Forwarding and Immigration. Is this the right field of study?Yours truly,Leticia Dear Leticia: Click here to read full story

Photos: Top of the mountain

GB Energy Texaco Retailer Annette Wong-Lee presents certificates to Dejonae Walsh and Armani Burnette, this year’s Top Girl and Top Boy at Mountain View Primary School at their recently held graduation ceremony. Walsh will be attending Holy Childhood High School in September, while Burnette is heading to Kingston College. Texaco, through Wong-Lee, who runs the Read More

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