Month: March 2014

6 Champs 2014 Records In Context






The 2014 staging of the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys’ and Girls’ Championships ended on Saturday night with Calabar High School retaining its title from 2013 and Edwin Allen High School taking its second win. The excitement in the stadium and from fans








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6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 31, 2014






Death Haunts Family – Tivoli Committee Collects Testimonies Ahead Of Enquiry. Tivoli resident Nadine Sutherland yesterday recounted the horror of two nephews being killed by members of the security forces, she claims, during May 2010, when policemen and soldiers went








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6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 28, 2014






St Thomas Parents Pimping Their Kids. The St Thomas police have revealed that statistical data has made it clear many parents in the parish have been pimping their daughters as a source of income… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Property Tax Relief








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2013 – Marginal Increase in Jamaica’s External Debt Burden






Quick Analysis of The Increase in Jamaica’s External Debt as at December 31, 2013 1. As at December 31, 2013, Jamaica’s external debt grew by barely 1% compared to December 31, 2012. This is both good and bad at the








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6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 27, 2014






Road Projects Could Set Path To General Election. Works Minister Dr Omar Davies has hinted that the delivery of major road projects could be the pathway on which the governing People’s National Party rides into the next general election… Read more








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6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 26, 2014






Jamaica’s Poverty Rating Worsens. Some 1.1 million Jamaicans are living below the poverty line, fuelling an inter-generational crisis… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Area Two Police Record Reduction In Crime. Assistant Commissioner of police in charge of Area Two, Ealan Powell,








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The Great ‘Un-Villa’






We’re staying in Portland this Travel Tuesday, as we continue our quest for rest and relaxation. This week, we’re in the Boston area at Great Huts. The Afro-centric ‘un-villa’ is tucked away in the cliffs behind the Boston Jerk Centre,








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6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 25, 2014






Calabar, Edwin Allen Start Favourites At Champs. Another chapter of local track-and-field history is about to be penned. The story of the next great champion will be told, as Jamaica’s high-school titans and ‘Cinderellas’ strive for glory at this years’ Inter-Secondary








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6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 24, 2014






‘Have no fear’ – No Discrimination When Anti-Gang Law Takes Effect – JCF. As enactment of the tough new anti-gang law draws near, a high-ranking member of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) has revealed that the police have already crafted








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6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 21, 2014






Nearly 200 Murders, But Serious Crime Trending Down. Jamaica recorded just under 200 murders in the first 74 days of this year, but statistics compiled by the police show that this is a 10 per cent dip when compared with








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