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Met Service releases official statement about suspended Twitter Account
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Met Service releases official statement about suspended Twitter Account

On Monday May 26th 2014 we ran a story about the social media storm is brewing on Twitter after the official Twitter account for the Meteorological Service of Jamaica was ordered closed by management after an apparent disagreement with North East St. Elizabeth Member of Parliament and Deputy General Secretary for the People’s National Party Raymond Pryce. The Met Service has since released a statement that clear the air on the reasons why and how the account was suspended. The fill statement is embedded below. On Monday afternoon, May 26, 2014, the decision was taken by the management of the Meteorological Service Division to suspend activity on its Twitter account with immediate effect.  This decision followed several calls related to the content of some of the tweets and the percepti...
Jamaica’s Meteorological Service Twitter account ordered closed after Climate Change disagreement with Politician
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Jamaica’s Meteorological Service Twitter account ordered closed after Climate Change disagreement with Politician

UPDATE: Met Service releases official statement about suspended Twitter Account A social media storm is brewing on Twitter after the official Twitter account for the Meteorological Service of Jamaica was ordered closed by management after an apparent disagreement with North East St. Elizabeth Member of Parliament and Deputy General Secretary for the People's National Party Raymond Pryce. The fallout started due to a disagreement over whether climate change was indeed happening and provable scientifically. Jamaica was experiencing drought conditions for many months until mid May when the traditionally rainy month brought numerous days of heavy rain which ended the drought. As is usually the case when there is a heavy downpour sections of the island were negatively affected. Below is ...