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  • 02:01

    Talk Jamaica Dec 20

    in Current Events

    The yuletide episode of your cutting edge commentary Talk Jamaica comes your way at 4pm.
    The discussion segment commences at 4:40 p.m. Is it time to do away with corporal punishment? The Education Minister Ronald Thwaites joins us at that time.


    Then at 5 p.m., we continue to discuss the issue of corporal punishment Executive Director of the National Parenting Support Commission, Dr. Patrece Charles-Freeman and President of the Jamaica Teachers’ Association, the JTA, Mr. Norman Allen. 
    Then, later in the broadcast, we take you into our Talk Vault feature, where we have a chat with Jamaican poet and author Christena Williams (Antonia Valaire).



     

  • 02:13

    Talk Jamaica - Nov 8

    in Current Events

    On Talk Jamaica this week Fenton Ferguson transferred to Labour & Social Security while Horace Dalley transferred to Health, we will gauge reaction to this move.


    Then at 5 P.M... we have our election feature ‘On The Ballot’, this week we will discuss the East Central St Catherine seat where the JLP’s Alando Terrelonge seeks to challenge Member of Parliament Arnaldo Brown.


    We also have ‘The Week That Was’ and In Perspective. Talk Jamaica comes your way at 4pm on www.talkjamaicaradio.com/listen Remember you can also download our mobile app and you can also listen via phone, so many ways to listen, Talk Jamaica ‘Commentary At Its Best’, spread the word.

  • 02:09

    Talk Jamaica - September 21

    in Current Events

    On Talk Jamaica this week we look at the Jamaica constabulary Force which is grappling with increasing murder rates, corruption within its ranks and some members who have gone on the wrong side of the law.


    THEN AT 5 P.M., we look back at the Trinidad and Tobago General Elections, expectations of and challenges facing the new government, as well as the political future of Kamla Persad-Bissessar


    Our Talk Vault guest this week is Executive Director of Ashe Caribbean Performing Arts Company and Rising Stars Judge Conroy Wilson. There is also The Week That Was and In Perspective, Talk Jamaica comes your way at 4pm on www.talkjamaicaradio.com/listen, you can also download our mobile app or listen via phone

  • 02:01

    Talk Jamaica- Aug 9

    in Current Events

    On Talk Jamaica this Sunday, we review stories from ‘THE WEEK THAT WAS’: Our top stories are: 
    * DERRICK SMITH SAYS NO PLANS TO REMOVE ANDREW HOLNESS
    * PAJ CONDEMNS WARMINGTON’S ATTACK ON MEDIA WORKER



    The discussion segment commences at 4:30. The discussion segment commences, we look at the state of the Jamaica Labour Party and reports that persons within its ranks want Andrew Holness removed from the helm. Our political experts will join us.



    At 5 p.m., Jamaica’s first ever LGBT Pride Celebrations. A sign of the times or is Jamaican society changing for the better? JFLAG’s Executive Director Dane Lewis and Chairman of the Jamaica Coalition for Healthier Societies will weigh in.



    Then at 5:30 p.m, remembering Jamaicans For Justice (JFJ)’s late former Chairman, Dr. Barry Wade who died last week. Reflecting on his life will be JFJ representatives -Susan Goffe and Rodje Malcolm.



    Then, later in the broadcast, we take you into our Talk Vault feature, at 5:35 PM where he we chat with another top Jamaican performer in the 2015 World Championship of the Performing Arts, Donovan Gilpin.

  • 02:02

    Talk Jamaica July 26

    in Current Events

    TALK JAMAICA 
    Talk Jamaica comes your way today at 4 p.m.. Today, we zoom in on the troubles in the PNP. The discussion segment commences at 4:45. At that time, we’ll be joined by our panel to discuss Joan Gordon-Webley’s future in the People’s National Party, after the NEC rejected the decision by central executive to accept her application.


    Then at 5 P.M., the PNP and JLP are in a statistical deadheat, according to the latest Don Anderson Polls. We’ll examine the results with Political Analyst, Blogger and former newspaper columnist, Mark Wignall, Pollster Don Anderson and Policy Researcher and Lecturer, Jermaine Nairne.


    In our Talk Vault feature at 5:35 PM, we highlighted the work of The Maia Chung Autism and Disabilities Foundation. Maia Chung will join us. 
    That’s Talk Jamaica Radio today between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. Listen live on

  • 02:01

    Talk Jamaica -September 6

    in Current Events

    Your cutting edge commentary, Talk Jamaica comes your way at 4pm with Ralston Chamberlain and Ricardo Brooks.
    • PNP HOLDS CANDIDATE SELECTION EXERCISES
    • GREGORY MAIR STEPS DOWN, SOME WELCOME MOVE
    • JLP CALLS FOR RELEASE OF HEALTH SECTOR AUDIT FINDINGS


    This week we discuss Voter Apathy and its dismantling effects on a thriving democracy. We will be joined by Andrae Blair - PNP YO President, YJ Gen Secretary – Rohan Walsh, Scott Mullings - Unregistered Voter Student at UWI and Shaqkeera Douglas enumerated Law student who will not be voting in the next election.


    Then at 5:15 p.m., we deepen the conversation on the damning findings from the Audit into the Health Sector... get reactions from Medical Association of Jamaica President Dr. Shane Alexis. 
    Then in Talk Vault, we meet a registered nurse and entrepreneur who this year survived breast cancer. Today’s feedback question: What do you make of the decision by the authorities not to release the full health sector report?
    Join the discussion at

  • 01:52

    Talk Jamaica Sept 20

    in Current Events

    On Talk Jamaica this week we play clips from the recently concluded annual conference of the People's National Party, we also get reactions from our political analysts of the presentation of the Prime Minister.  Then inside our Talk Vault we speak to Benton Morris who currently dances in the musical production Lion King.  There is also In Perspective and The Week That Was.  Talk Jamaica broadcasts live on talkjamaicaradio.com/listen 

  • 01:59

    Talk Jamaica- May 31

    in Current Events

    On Talk Jamaica this week, will public sector workers and the government reach a consensus anytime soon? The heads of the Jamaica Teachers Association, the Jamaica Police Federation and a member of EPOC will join us to discuss the challenges associated with wage negotiations.


    Then at 5 p.m., Is it time to take Christianity out of schools entirely or create spaces of religious diversity? Should mandatory devotions be removed from our schools? Representatives of the Jamaicans for Secular Humanism, National Secondary Students Council and the Jamaica Coalition for a Healthier Society will join us for this discussion.


    Then later in the broadcast, we take you into our Talk Vault feature, Michael Collins of Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS) joins us to talk about Barracks Entertainment's latest gripping production – Force Ripe and why they are sponsors.


    Talk Jamaica comes your way at 4pm on talkjamaicaradio.com/listen and also on caribriddimsradio

  • 02:02

    Talk Jamaica June 5

    in Current Events

    On Talk Jamaica this week beginning at 4pm polygamy in Jamaica? The muslins in Jamaica are suggesting it is the way to go. Would it work? Ahmadiyya Muslim Community of Jamaica will respond.


    Then at 4:45 p.m. we talk to JTA and Jamaica Medical Doctors Association Representatives about the contentious wage negotiations.


    At 5 p.m. The upcoming Diaspora Conference. We speak with Minister of State in the Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Ministry, Arnaldo Brown, as well as members of the Jamaican Diaspora on the conference as well as various issues.


    Then later in the broadcast, we take you into our Talk Vault feature, where we meet Okarie Edwards, culinary arts expert, who started his own business at the age of 19.


    As always we are streaming live on talkjamaicaradio.com/listen, you can download our app, listen via phone or on Carib Riddims Radio

  • 02:00

    Talk Jamaica

    in Current Events

    Talk Jamaica is your premier current affairs programme covering topics/issues affecting Jamaica, the wider Caribbean and persons within the Diaspora. Our weekly guests and insightful callers engage in riveting discussions, enriching the intellectual discourse. Join us listeners, especially our Caribbean friends as we examine the issues and cut through the diplomatic-speak. Forget about being politically correct! Let’s All Talk Jamaica! Sundays @4pm.

  • 02:02

    Talk Jamaica June 21

    in Current Events

    Talk Jamaica comes your way at 4p.m. At 4:45 we go to West Central St. Catherine. What was behind that protest against Dr. Chris Tufton? A delegate will join us.


    Then at 5 p.m., we assess the situation in the Dominican Republic. Is it racism or just constitutional interpretation? And how should CARICOMreact? Jamaica's Jr. Foreign Minister, the Founder of the Free Haiti Movement and a Jamaican seminarian living in the DR will join us.


    We also have Talk Vault, Talk History and In Perspective in the package. Join us at 4p.m.


    Tune in on talkjamaicaradio.com/listen, you can listen via phone or download our mobile app

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