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Canada and Olympian Brendon Rodney Launch Scholarship Awards

Kingston, Jamaica - The High Commission of Canada, in collaboration with renowned Olympian Brendon Rodney and his Rodney's Life Beyond Sports Foundation, proudly announced the launch of the inaugural Rodney's Life Beyond Sports Foundation Excellence Scholarship Awards. This ground-breaking initiative aims to foster excellence in sports and education by providing scholarships to tertiary students at the GC Foster College of Physical Education and Sport in Jamaica.

Canadian Olympian Brendon Rodney receives the 'Person of Impact' recognition award from the Canadian High Commissioner Emina Tudakovic at the launch of Rodney's Life Beyond Sports Foundation and Scholarship Awards on May 30, 2023, at the Official Residence of Canada.

Seven Schools in St. Lucia Delay Re-Opening

CASTRIES, St. Lucia – Education Minister Shawn Edward says at least seven schools in the southern town of Vieux Fort will not re-open for the third term of the academic year on Monday as scheduled   to facilitate psycho-social support interventions for principals, teachers, and ancillary staff.

Education Minister Shawn Edwards addressing the nation on Sunday night (CMC Photo)

Calabar Alumni Overseas Chapters and PTA Say 'Thank You' to School Employees With JM$1,700,000

Washington D.C.- For the fourth consecutive year, Calabar High School Alumni Chapters based overseas in partnership with Calabar Parent Teachers Association have banded together to show appreciation to the teachers at their alma mater. The old boys chapters in Washington, DC, New York, Atlanta and Florida have all combined to provide a cash gift to all teachers, guidance counselors and support staff at Calabar for Teachers Appreciation Week 2023. The chapters, in collaboration with the PTA, will also offer a day of relaxation at a resort for these dedicated teachers.

Angela Davis Delivers Stirring Lecture Warning Against Complacency, Promoting Activism

MIAMI, FL. — To a crowd of more than 450 attendees, both in person and online, the 21st Eric E. Williams Memorial Lecture, for the second time, hosted distinguished scholar, activist/organizer, teacher, and writer Angela Davis, renowned for her ongoing work to combat all forms of oppression in the U.S. and abroad. Davis delivered an impassioned plea to listeners on April 4 to know their history, to embrace it, and never, ever, to allow partisan politics to negate it.

Angela Davis. (Photo courtesy of Michael Davis)
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