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National Pride at all-time low - UWI STUDY @one876 Featured

Entertainment News Written by  AKA Wednesday, 14 January 2015 21:13 font size decrease font size increase font size 0
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A study by the University of the West Indies (UWI) has found that almost half the number of young people in Jamaica would be willing to give up their citizenship to live in another country, most for better opportunities.

The National Youth Values and Attitudes Survey conducted in April last year by the Centre for Leadership and Governance (CLG) at UWI stated that 43.2 per cent of respondents below 18 said that they would be willing to relinquish their Jamaican citizenship and nearly half the number of young adults (49.3 per cent) indicated that they would.

According to a release from the university, the survey targeted 1000 Jamaican youths between the ages of 14 and 25, from a total youth population of 627,026 across all fourteen parishes
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