Month: January 2016

#ElectionJa – Meet Your MP: Rudyard Spencer

Rudyard Spencer is the Member of Parliament for the constituency of Clarendon South Eastern. Here are some more facts about him: Spencer was born in Grange Hill, Westmoreland, on February 23, 1944. He studied Industrial Relations at Medgar Evers College, Cornell

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#ElectionJa – Know Your Constituency: Clarendon South Eastern

In 1959 as a result of an advancement in the Constitution, 45 constituencies were provided for Jamaica, an increase of 13 constituencies over the 32 which had been fixed in 1944. This necessitated new maps and new descriptions for all the

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 29, 2016

God, Help Us – JLP Pleads For Divine Intervention, Mass Conversion Of Comrades. A clergyman last night sent up prayers to God asking him to cause People’s National Party supporters to vote for the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP)… Read more at

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#ElectionJa – Meet Your MP: Noel Arscott

Minister of Local Government and Community Development Noel Arscott is the Member of Parliament for the constituency of Clarendon South Western. Here are some more facts about him: He was born in the parish of Clarendon and educated at the

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Year In Review: Inflation Rate

For the year, the general movement of prices included two months of deflation followed by 10 months of inflation. In these 10 months, inflation persisted at low levels, with no individual month reaching 1% inflation or higher. The months July and

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#ElectionJa – Know Your Constituency: Clarendon South Western

In 1959, as a result of an advancement in the Constitution, 45 constituencies were provided for Jamaica, an increase of 13 constituencies over the 32 which had been fixed in 1944. Clarendon South Western was among the 13 newly-created constituencies

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 28, 2016

Portia Promises Happy Easter – PM Expected To Announce Election Date At Half-Way Tree Meeting Sunday. Having confirmed on Tuesday that she had been “touched” by her Master, People’s National Party (PNP) president Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller has hinted that

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Did You Know? Jamaica’s Role in Sheltering Jewish Refugees

January 27th, 2016 is the 71st anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp, Nazi Germany’s most feared concentration camp. Worldwide, this day is observed as International Holocaust Remembrance Day. In honour of this day, diGJamaica takes a deeper look

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 27, 2016

‘I’ve Been Touched’ – Portia’s Contact With Master Indicative Of General Election. Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller said yesterday that she has already been touched by her Master, an indication that the general election is near… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Miracle

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#JaVotes2016 – Meet Your MPs: Kingston

Kingston Central – Rev Ronald Thwaites Education Minister Rev Ronald Thwaites is the Member of Parliament for the constituency of Kingston Central. Here are some facts about him: He was born on February 12, 1945, in St Andrew, the son of

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