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New national programme to help young people

September 26th, 2022

A national programme is coming to help young people with their transition from Primary to Secondary School and to prepare them for life in general.

The announcement was made on Sunday by Minister of Youth, Sports and Community Empowerment Charles Griffith. He was speaking during a National Youth Service hosted by his Ministry.

The Service was held at the Garfield Sobers Gymnasium to mark the start of National Youth Week 2022.

It included performances of song and dance by some of the island’s young talented entertainers and artistes.

Also speaking during the event was UNICEF Youth Advocate Ashley Lashley.

She made an appeal to young people who may be involved in some of the gun crime that has been affecting the country in recent times.

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