Tag: Ministry of Education

Heroic ‘Princess’

When adults in the community of Ban Lane, Paradise, froze as a blaze consumed the one-bedroom dwelling in which her three siblings were trapped, six-year-old Cory Ann Palmer, affectionately called ‘Princess’, sprang into action. She dashed into the burning house – to the horror of the watching adults, and after a breath-catching moment, she re-emerged, clutching her one-year-old sister in her arms. Though she was unable to save her two brothers – who tragically perished in the fire, her community, her school, Albion Primary and Junior High and the Ministry of Education, recognized her as a hero, and recently, she was honoured.

‘He was a jovial soul’

 Only child hit by car, dies Michael Nattoo/Barrington Flemming story Eleven-year-old Damaine Simpson Jr., abandoned by...

Was it Obeah?

Barrington Flemming - Staff Reporter “No sah, dem obeah di pickney dem! Watch how dem a faint weh,” were...

Ready, set, go! But…

Barrington Flemming - Staff Reporter A new school year begins today with the Ministry of Education (MOE) Region Four, beaming...

BRAIDS OVER BRAINS: Cancer victim denied

Michael Nattoo - Staff Reporter When Shian Graham nestled herself at the back in the sea of graduates at Cambridge High School’s recent graduation on...