THIS DAY IN OUR PAST
The following events took place on November 15 in the years identified:
1978:Party Jamaica Labour
Leader Edward Seaga invites all the youth of his constituency, irrespective of party affiliation, to utilise the amenities which have just been provided through the peace efforts. “I do not know where the peace programme is not working, but I know it is working in west Kingston,” Seaga says. He is speaking to hundreds of people who are in attendance at the opening of the Denham Town Community Centre at Wellington Street, Denham Town, and the nearby ‘One Love’ garment factory, which was built through funds obtained from business firms to assist in the peace programme. 1988:and Minister of Youth
Community Development Edmund Bartlett appeals for the private sector to assist with the high cost of examination fees, especially for students, whose only means of social upward mobility is their academic qualifications. Bartlett also appeals for assistance from service clubs and community organisations for these students. Speaking at the scholarship awards luncheon of the Eastern St Andrew Trust at the Terra Nova Hotel, he urges private-sector organisations to invest in the human resources of this nation, young men and women. 1999:A
two-day workshop to review and make recommendations on a draft Media Literacy Module and determine how it will be integrated into the curriculum of teachertraining colleges begins at the Caribbean Food and Nutrition Institute. The Pan-American Health Organization/World Health Organization-sponsored media literacy workshop will review and make recommendations on the first draft of the module and on its integration into teacher-training programmes. Minister without Portfolio in the Office of the Prime Minister, Senator Maxine Henry-Wilson, speaking at the opening session, highlights the importance of media literacy in a democratic society.
–The Gleaner Archives