Month: October 2014

5 Facts: Child Support & Custody

The issues of child support and custody have been in hot news in recent days, as Jamaicans hang on to every word in the case of popular media personality and former Miss Jamaica Yendi Phillipps and entertainer Daniel ‘Chino’ McGregor.

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5 Things To Do This Weekend – Oct 31-Nov 2

BOO! It’s Halloween weekend, so we’ve scared up some fun themed activities for the young, hip and young-at-heart. And if Halloween is not your thing, we’ve still got you covered. Enjoy! Trick or treat with the kids today, October 31, at

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

Government Hunts Liars – Cabinet Wants Wider Pool Of Civil Servants To Take Lie-Detector Tests. Consultants are currently taking place with key public-sector employment regulators on how best to implement a targeted lie-detector system in sensitive areas of the state apparatus…

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Then & Now: President of the Senate

diG Deeper Find out more about Senator Floyd Morris  Check out an excerpt of Senator Dr Frederick Duhaney’s presentation in the Senate 1963

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#TBT – Gleaner 180

The Gleaner Company celebrated an incredible 180 years of existence this past September 13. diGJamaica.com may be the ‘baby’ of the Gleaner family, but we know our history and are proud of it, so we created a number of posts throughout the month

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – October 30, 2014

Hitched In High School! Teenagers’ Marriage Stuns Parliamentary Committee. Two high-school students who tied the knot in December last year would have been denied the opportunity to become man and wife if a recommendation from the Office of the Children’s Advocate

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Ease Of Doing Business – Jamaica Ranked Highest In The Caribbean

The 2015 Doing Business Report by the World Bank is now available. The report which is published annually, ranks 189 countries on their ease of doing business around a range of ten indicators. The 2015 report reveals that Jamaica has moved

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – October 29, 2014

Cuba To The Rescue – Neighbour To Help Jamaica In Ebola Fight. The Cuban government is next week scheduled to begin a comprehensive plan to assist Jamaica with its Ebola preparedness and response as the world continues to grapple with the

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Jamaican Tourists: How Much They Spent 2009-2013

“Tourism has consistently been the largest earner of foreign exchange in our economy. Its contribution to the combined value of all the goods and services produced in our country each year is significant. The tourism economic impact study for the

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Historical Sites In Jamaica – Part 4

It’s Travel Tuesday, and this week, we wrap up our ‘tour‘ of historical sites around our beautiful island. This week, we stop in Westmoreland, Hanover, St James and Trelawny. Westmoreland Ackendown Castle Ruin – According to a plaque on the inner wall,