Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Thursday | November 15, 2012
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Society in shambles - Students want values and attitudes in curriculum to rescue country
The breakdown of discipline in schools has moved a group of sixth-form students at St Andrew High School for Girls to call for the immediate inclusion of values and attitudes in the immediate inclusion of values and attitudes in the education curriculum....

Out with the tamarind switch! - Gov't moves to remove flogging from books
JAMAICA IS rushing to remove from its statute books laws relating to flogging and whipping as pressure mounts from human-rights bodies and international development partners...

Women shouldn't lower standards for men - students
SOME SIXTH-form students at the St Andrew High School for Girls yesterday expressed concern at what appears to be the huge social and educational gap between men and women, saying it could impact their ability to find...

Student Editor's forum
I disagree because according to the ranking of the top-10 secondary schools, seven are girls' schools. Kerri-Anne Bell:I actually disagree because women are the backbone of this country...

Youth see eye to eye with Patterson - Young leaders welcome former PM's charge to break from old politics
The admonition by former Prime Minister P. J. Patterson to his former political colleagues to break the back of the combative approach to politics has been greeted with shouts of approval from young professionals from a wide cross section of the society....

PSOJ honours Lorna Myers
Lorna Myers, co-founder of Restaurants of Jamaica (ROJ) and franchise operator of KFC and Pizza Hut, says she is totally overwhelmed to be inducted into the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) Hall of Fame.Myers, the first woman to be accorded...

Teachers urged to bridge digital divide
Doha, Qatar: PROFESSOR GOSSETT Oliver, vice-president of the University of Technology (UTech), has said the inability of some educators to master modern technology is adversely affecting the decision of students to pursue...

The Church must be a voice of hope - Archbishop
WESTERN BUREAU: JOHN HOLDER, the archbishop of the West Indies, is appealing to the church community to make a difference even as violence and social decay increase and family values are seemingly less important than in former years...

More Jamaicans using Web to contact Crime Stop
MORE MEMBERS of the public are using the Internet to report criminal activity to Crime Stop. Chairman of the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica's (PSOJ) National Security Committee Peter John Thwaites ...

Vox pop
In an address at Gordon House on Tuesday, former Prime Minister P.J. Patterson said the current combative approach to politics was turning away many Jamaicans who have a genuine desire to serve through the political process...

Gov't mulls longer opening hours for bars
INTENSE LOBBYING from operators of spirit licences for an extension in the opening hours of bars has not fallen on deaf ears as the Government is moving to grant their wishes.Justice Minister Mark Golding said the Government is considering a proposal to...

$1m reward for Hewitt murder
The police are offering a reward totalling $1 million for information leading to the arrest and charge of persons responsible for the murder of retired Superintendent of Police Anthony Hewitt...


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