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Jamaica's Netball Team "The Sunshine Girls" UK Tour - 13-22 January 2014

January 10, 2014 · Comments (0) · Categories: ,

The Sunshine Girls, Jamaica’s Senior Netball Team, will be touring England from January 13-22, 2014 and will be competing against the English Roses and the New Zealand Silver Ferns in a tri-nation series. This is a major test for them as they prepare for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland in July 2014. These matches are crucial to the international rankings and Jamaica is currently ranked fourth (4th) in the world. Three of the four matches they will play during this series are for ranking points.

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West Kingston Enquiry Commissioners Sworn In

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 17:47:03 +0000

The three Commissioners who will preside over the West Kingston Commission of Enquiry were sworn in on Friday August 29, 2014 at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel. The Commissioners who took the Oath of Office before former Chief Justice of Jamaica, … Continued The post West Kingston Enquiry Commissioners Sworn In appeared first on Jamaica Information Service.
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Finance Minister Leads Delegation to Washington for Talks With US Officials and IMF

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 17:46:08 +0000

Finance and Planning Minister, Dr. the Hon. Peter Phillips, left the island today (1 September 2014),  for Washington D. C., to engage in a series of discussions with officials from the U.S. Treasury, U.S. State Department, the International Monetary Fund, … Continued The post Finance Minister Leads Delegation to Washington for Talks With US Officials and IMF appeared first on Jamaica Information Service.
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School Feeding Programme Expanded to Cover Vulnerable Students

Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:55:51 +0000

In the new school year about 200,000 students in the early childhood age group will receive breakfast and lunch free or at subsidised price under government’s revamped school feeding programme. Education Minister Ronald Thwaites, who made the disclosure during a … Continued The post School Feeding Programme Expanded to Cover Vulnerable Students appeared first on Jamaica Information Service.
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Back-to-School Address by Hon Rev Ronald Thwaites, Minister of Education

Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:55:32 +0000

Good evening fellow Jamaicans. Tomorrow the education system officially opens its doors to more than 600,000 students at all levels for the new school year, providing them with the opportunity to better themselves. Education remains the best vehicle to pull … Continued The post Back-to-School Address by Hon Rev Ronald Thwaites, Minister of Education appeared first on Jamaica Information Service.
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Education Ministry to Eliminate Shift System from 16 Schools

Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:55:08 +0000

Principals of 16 schools across the island are welcoming plans to eliminate the dual shift system from their institutions during the course of the new school year, as announced by Minister of Education Ronald Thwaites in a back-to-school broadcast on … Continued The post Education Ministry to Eliminate Shift System from 16 Schools appeared first on Jamaica Information Service.
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