Month: March 2016

International Day Of Forests 2016 – Forests And Water

Today is International Day Of Forests, being observed under the theme ‘Forests and Water.’ This global celebration provides a platform to raise awareness of the importance of all types of forests and of trees outside forests. Forests cover one third of

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Vote Margins In The Last Four Elections- 2002, 2007, 2011, and 2016 (With Excel Download File)

This post shows vote margins in the four most recent general elections in Jamaica. Note that the colour of the box indicates the party that won the seat in that year and the tables are sorted by 2016 vote margin. 3

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Breaking Down The Voters’ List By Age and Gender

Jamaica’s February 25, 2016  general election was conducted on the November 30, 2015 voters’ list. This list has 1,824,410 registered voters. The ECJ reported that 34, 907 new names were added to this list, while 3, 536 names were removed, a net

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World Water Day 2016 – Better Water, Better Jobs

Today is being observed as World Water Day, which was first designated at the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development where an international observance for water was recommended. The United Nations General Assembly responded by designating 22 March 1993 as

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 22, 2016

Access Denied – Residents Climb 48 Steps Daily And Into Danger’s Path. The newly reconfigured road network leading from Mandela Highway into the communities of Caymanas Country Club Estate, Caymanas Bay, and Caymanas Glade in St Catherine has made it difficult

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The Stars Who Lit Up Champs 2016

Champs 2016 is now a memory, but what an awesome one it was! A number of records were rewritten, new stars crowned and old stars cemented their places in history as our high school athletes once again showed why Jamaica

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 21, 2016

Unfair! – Civil Servants Take Issue With New Mandate To Earn Promotions. Withdraw it! That’s the demand from the Jamaica Civil Service Association (JCSA), which is branding as an “imposition” a recent order by the Office of the Services Commissions mandating

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Schools With The Most Wins In Champs History

A breakdown of the schools with the most wins in Champs history: For the boys, Kingston College comes out on top with 31 wins over 104 years of competitions. KC is followed by Calabar and Jamaica College in second and

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My Favourite Champs Memory: An Antiguan Catches The ‘Champs Fever’

Earlier this month, we asked fans to share with us some of their most memorable Champs moments. We got a message on Facebook from an Antiguan fan, Alicia Ward, who lived in Jamaica for three years while attending The University

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 18, 2016

Merchants Of Speed – Class One Boys’ 100m Set To Light Up Champs. Hang on to your seats! The merchants of speed take the track tonight, with sparks expected to fly at the National Stadium as the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics

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