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The Parish of St. James is fuming, that so soon after hundreds of millions of dollars had been spent rehabilitating some important roads under the Jamaica Development Infrastructure Programme (JDIP), the thoroughfares are falling apart.

AREA ONE NEEDS ATTENTION

With the appointment of Police Commissioner Carl Williams who takes up duties today, he is no doubt aware that that there is no honeymoon period....
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Is the late arrival of JPS bills deliberate?

In May of this year, I wrote of an experience I have been having with the Jamaica Public Service (JPS) billing process. I mentioned that...
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ECC says corporal punishment must end

The JIS is reporting that a call is being made for the practice of corporal punishment to be ended in schools. ...
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JDIP roads falling apart

The Parish of St. James is fuming, that so soon after hundreds of millions of dollars had been spent rehabilitating some important roads under the Jamaica Development Infrastructure Programme (JDIP), the thoroughfares are falling apart....
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AREA ONE NEEDS ATTENTION

With the appointment of Police Commissioner Carl Williams who takes up duties today, he is no doubt aware that that there is no honeymoon period....
Full story

Is the late arrival of JPS bills deliberate?

In May of this year, I wrote of an experience I have been having with the Jamaica Public Service (JPS) billing process. I mentioned that...
Full story
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    Roaring Rovers

    Alanzo Osbourne bagged a goal in either half to pilot Lilliput Rovers to the top of Zone ‘B’, on maximum six point from two games by blanking a listless-looking Irwin 2-0, as action gathered momentum in the St. James FA/ Sandals International U 20 Football Competition at the UDC field.
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    Gardener powers Flankers to victory

    Flanker ‘A’ roared to the top of the five team standings on goals scored, following their big lopsided 33-4 mauling of Providence in weekend action, from the Horace Chang Flankers Community Corner Netball Competition played at the Flanker’s Primary and All Age school.
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    Undefeated St. James progress

    Catherine Mount of St. James are one of the four teams down to contest the National semi finals, of the Social Development Commission (SDC) Petrojam National Community Netball Competition in Manchester.
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    VCB PEGGED BACK

    One of the World’s greatest ever sprinters Veronica Campbell Brown (VCB) looks likely to end her career without a Commonwealth Games gold medal, this after she was defeated in the final of the women’s 100 metres at the championships on Monday, (July 28).
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    Dancehall Queen 2014 excitingly ‘Danger’-ous

    A resounding cheer went out for Jahroia ‘Danger’ Christie, who was named the 2014 winner of the 18th International Dance-hall Queen Competition on Sunday morning at Pier One in Montego Bay, St. James. The 19-year-old queen, is the sister of last year’s winner Keja ‘Tall Up’ Christie, both of Glendevon in the parish.
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    Lime to top up MoBay Jerk Fest

    On Emancipation Day (August 1) LIME heads west as title sponsors of the LIME MoBay Jerk Festival scheduled for the Catherine Hall Complex. The telecommunications firm has also announced that it will ‘topping up’ the first 7000 patrons in attendance.
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    Prissy G impresses at Sumfest

    Rising Montego Bay singer Prissy G has been hailed for her performances at the 24th staging of Reggae Sumfest at the Catherine Hall Stadium in the second city.
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    CJ Killawno All Set

    CJ Killawno, born Carl Anthony Tuckett, is ready for the music world.
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    Rose-Heart Prep: A small school with a big heart

    Think of a child who the public school system all but rejected, whose parents had seemingly tried everything for him to “conform”, but was eventually asked to withdraw him. A child who by Grade 5, according to his teachers in the public school, posed such serious behavioural challenges that they refused to work with him. Think of that child whose grades had fallen, and nothing seemed to be able to lift them.
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    Leticia hopes to cop ultimate title

    Leticia Connell-Mills’ favourite adage, “Ambition is the gas of life, so press on it!”, is her leading philosophy that has taken her on a journey of proud achievements throughout her life. With its fair share of bumps and smooth trails in between, Connell-Mills has arrived at one of her destinations, picking up the top accolade of Resort Team Member of the Year for Sandals Whitehouse European Village and Spa. She is again on her way with the hopes of receiving yet another honour as Ultimate Team Member of the Year for Sandals Resorts International.
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    LLOYD YOUNG – ‘Bodybuilder, philanthropist and champion of the poor’ laid to rest

    Described as a master physiotherapist and bodybuilder, ultimate philanthropist and champion of the poor; a thanksgiving service celebrating the life of Lloyd George Young O.D, J.P. was held at the St. James Parish Church on Friday July 25, 2014.
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    ITEC Holistic Massage course

    The Caribbean Export Development Agency with funding support from the Caribbean Development Bank under the CARTFUND Facility, announces the start of the ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Holistic Massage in Jamaica starting July, 2014.
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  • STAY THE COURSE

    With Independence Celebrations on in earnest, there are still questions about whether some members of the Jamaican population, truly appreciate the work of the nation’s
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  • ‘THIS IS JAMAICA, MY JAMAICA’

    Today is the 176th anniversary of the Emancipation of African slaves in the Caribbean. This important historical milestone comes ahead of Jamaica’s 52nd Independence celebrations.
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  • PREVENT CHICKUNGUNYA’S SPREAD

    With two cases of (imported) chickungunya recorded on the island, health authorities are making efforts to have Jamaicans take the necessary measures to prevent any
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  • R. I. P. Vin Martin

    The yeoman’s service many Jamaicans who migrate render to their homeland from abroad, is often times immeasurable. And the best part is that they do
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