Jamaica News

Jamaica, T&T, B’dos dragging feet in funding UWI

(Jamaica Gleaner) Jamaica, Barbados, and Trinidad and Tobago are only paying a fraction of the sum agreed on to fund The University of the West Indies (UWI), owing the regional institution approximately US$48 million as at July 31, 2021.

Teachers’ colleges warn against using regime Britain abandoned

(Jamaica Observer) DEAN of the Teachers’ Colleges of Jamaica (TCJ) Dr Garth Anderson is urging Parliament to examine Britain’s rationale for abolishing the General Teaching Council for England (GTCE) before it forges ahead with a legal framework which is seen as punitive and egregious to some extent.

Demar Sparks, CEO of Newstar Home Buyers Limited.

Controversial Jamaica real estate developer not licensed

(Jamaica Gleaner) Demar Sparks, the proprietor of a start-up firm that collected millions of dollars for parcels of lands in a failed Trelawny housing development, does not have a licence to operate as a real estate dealer, developer or salesman, a state regulatory body has revealed.

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