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Oberlin’s Past Students Donates $600,000 to Help Implement Covid-19 Safety Measures

As part of efforts to bolster the health and safety measures brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic, members of the graduating class of 1989 have donated $600,000 to their alma mater, Oberlin High School, to help with sanitation projects. The donation will significantly enhance the ability of the school to meet the stipulated protocols of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information as well as those of the Ministry of Health and Wellness.

Kimani Gibbons Shapes Lives With Aptitude Football Academy in Central Village

Kimani Gibbons has not forgotten where he grew up. The young ‘baller’ stays connected to his community by helping the youth build themselves into powerful and positive adults. His creation of the Aptitude Football Academy is a hands-on effort to give neighbourhood youth a chance to experience positive choices. He needs your support in any way you can provide it.

Jamaica and The United States of America are Committed to Maintaining Strong Bilateral Ties

Jamaica and the United States of America held their first Strategic Dialoguevirtually on December 3, 2020. The two countries focused on their sharedcommitment to build upon their strong bilateral ties with emphasis on theireconomic, political, technical and security cooperation. In this spirit, the two countries agree to adopt this joint statement and to hold an […]

Creative Writing Competition for Youth

Luke Williams is a gem for creating a writing competition for Jamaican youth to release their imagination. Each competitor will use their story as an escape to create a world that they control and can mold. The aim is to tell the youth to dream big. Don't let this situation keep you from that dream. Use the time to create positive ways that will impact you for the rest of your life.

Just A Thought | Acceptance

Generating what is needed to re-create one’s own life during this pandemic, I believe, first starts with acceptance. The Oxford dictionary defines acceptance as the quality of being willing to accept an unpleasant or difficult situation. The approval requires a desire to value the good, the bad and the ugly of your life. Conversely, it […]