Month: November 2014

Food Month Pot-pourri – Cheers To The Weekend!

We close out out our Food Month Pot-pourri special with a special emphasis on the ‘pour.’ It’s the weekend, it’s almost December, so it’s practically the holidays, which call for drinks a-plenty! We happily oblige with 24 drink and cocktail recipes. Cheers! Christmas

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5 Things To Do This Weekend – Nov 28-30

TGIF! We’ve made it to another weekend! What are your plans? If you need some ideas, check out these five options below. Eat up! Rib, Roast & Rum is back and better than ever. The all-you-can-eat cookout takes place this evening, November 28,

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

‘Society Of Sissies’. As the Office of the Children’s Advocate (OCA) makes recommendations for the Parliament to include provisions in the Offences Against the Person Act to criminalise cyberbullying, one lawmaker is resisting the proposal saying “we have to be careful

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INFOGRAPHIC – The Jamaica Fire Brigade At A Loss

The Gleaner periodically reviews the audited and in-house accounts and reports of companies and entities owned or influenced by government and gives its take on the findings. The review of the Jamaica Fire Brigade’s operations revealed that it is inadequately equipped

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

More Than Money: Despite GSAT Success Of High-Priced Preps, Educators Claim Cash Not Needed To Do Well. With superior facilities and greater resources at their disposal, it is no secret that private preparatory schools are far outperforming their public primary school

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INFOGRAPHICS – ACB And ODPEM Accounts, 2013

The Gleaner periodically reviews the audited and in-house accounts and reports of companies and entities owned or influenced by government and gives its take on the findings. Here are the findings for two such agencies – the Agricultural Credit Board (ACB) and the

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

JUTC Bailout. Taxpayers are being asked to fork out $2.9 billion to further bail out the cash-strapped Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC)… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Debate Opens On CCJ. Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller yesterday appealed for bipartisan approval of three

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INFOGRAPHIC – A Quick Look At The Manning Cup

The “dark blues” of Jamaica College secured their 26th Manning Cup title on Saturday, with a hard-fought 2-1 extra-time win over Charlie Smith High School. Here is a quick look at the Manning Cup competition, with some numbers related to the prestigious

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

NHT Board Adds Four. Resisting pressure to fire the remaining members of the board of the National Housing Trust (NHT) amid the ongoing Outameni controversy, Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller last night announced the appointment of four new members to strengthen

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Food Month Pot-pourri – Jus’ Desserts

It’s not too early in the week to indulge your sweet tooth, is it? We thought not! If you love desserts, and have the time to do some baking this week, give these sweet treats a try.

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