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As we approach Jamaica’s fifty second post colonial birthday, it is fair to say that Jamaica’s politics and more so, the Opposition Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) still have not evolved with age and matured accordingly. There are still some in the JLP who prefer to put partisan politics above the good of the nation.
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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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‘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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‘Address Jamaica’s human rights issues now!’

Amnesty International, in a recent release has urged the Jamaican Government to state the current progress of investigations, into rampant human rights abuses across the country carried out by members of the security forces, and what specific steps are being taken to rectify this serious problem which has been immensely affecting the country in a plethora of ways....
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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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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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‘We welcome the disabilities bill, but...’

Last week Tuesday (July 22) was indeed a watershed moment in Jamaica’s history.  The long awaited Disabilities Bill was finally passed in Gordon House, thus...
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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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    Jamaica miss out

    The 2016 Olympic dream of Jamaica’s Basket-ballers ended on the courts in Mexico after they were dumped out of the CENTRO Basketball Championships in that country, following a heavy 76-48 defeat at the hands of powerhouse Cuba in their third and final group game.
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    Early win for Sunshine Girls

    Jamaica’s senior sunshine girls, bidding to end a 12 year medal drought at the Commonwealth Games now on in Glasgow, Scotland, made a winning start to their campaign on Thursday (July 24) afternoon.
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    UNITED, PROVIDENCE OUT-FRONT

    National Youth shooter Cara-Lee Tingling produced a spectacular shooting display, as Flankers United and Providence made winning starts to the Horace Chang Flanker Community Netball Corner League, at the Flanker’s All Age and Primary school courts on Saturday, (July 19).
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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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    Talking with water in our mouths

    While we commend the Ministry of National Security and the Minister for the UNITE FOR CHANGE initiative, which can be a pro-active tool in our fight against crime and criminality, there is urgent and immediate need for critical forward thinking on these and other matters of national importance.
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    New Chancellor of Anglican Diocese

    Westmoreland born Justice Zaila McCalla Chief Justice of Jamaica, has been appointed as the new Chancellor of the Diocese of Jamaica and The Cayman Islands (Anglican). She succeeds Justice Lensley Wolfe former Chief Justice, who demitted office earlier this year after serving for 18 years.
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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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  • THE PASSING OF A GENTLE GIANT

    With the recent passing of Sir Howard Felix Hanlan Cooke, the last surviving founding member of the PNP, former Member of the Legislative Council, former
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  • NO HOPE FOR POST OFFICES

    It is no secret that some post offices throughout western Jamaica are literally falling apart in their deplorable state. This newspaper has highlighted the problem
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  • A DISASTER WAITING TO HAPPEN

    A most untenable situation exists at the Cool Oasis gas station opposite the Number 2 Post Office on Barnett Street in Montego Bay; and if
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