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The first Chinese-language newspaper in Jamaica, the Zhonghua Shang Bao (中華商報), was founded in 1930 by Zheng Yongkang; five years later, it was taken over by the Chinese Benevolent Association, who renamed it Huaqiao Gongbao (華僑公報). It continued publication until 1956, and was revived in 1975.
Jamaica. Mico University College is the oldest teacher training institute in the English-speaking world outside of Europe. It was founded under Lady Mico Charity in 1834 by Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton "to afford the benefit of education and training to the black and coloured population." Today, it offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in a ...
In Canada, the term "cadet" may refer to participants of the Canadian Cadet Organizations youth programs, or an officer-in-training with the Canadian Armed Forces.. The Canadian Cadets Organization is made up of three youth groups, the Royal Canadian Army Cadets, Royal Canadian Air Cadets, and the Royal Canadian Sea Cadets, and is administered by the Department of National Defence (DND).
In Jamaica during the mid-20th century, teachers and police officers used to forcibly cut off the dreads of Rastas. In various countries, Rastas have since won legal battles ensuring their right to wear dreadlocks: in 2020, for instance, the High Court of Malawi ruled that all public schools must allow their students to wear dreadlocks.
Honduran National Association of People Living with HIV (Asociación Nacional de Honduras de Personas que Viven con el VIH. The Honduran National Association of People Living with HIV, in part facilitated by USAID funds, has served to empower those in Honduras living with HIV/AIDS and was established to protect their human rights.
In addition, TESOL International Association has more than 100 statewide and regional affiliates in the United States and around the world, see below. The International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language is a professional organization based in the United Kingdom.
Anti-suffrage forces, initially called the "remonstrants", organized as early as 1870 when the Woman's Anti-Suffrage Association of Washington was formed. Widely known as the "antis", they eventually created organizations in some twenty states. In 1911 the National Association Opposed to Women's Suffrage was created.
Jamaica. Mary Seacole came from a long line of Jamaican nurses, or "doctresses", who worked at healing British soldiers and sailors at the Jamaican military base of Port Royal. These doctresses of the eighteenth century used good hygiene and herbal remedies to nurse their clients back to health.