Month: November 2016

6 Things You Need To Know Today






Your news in a nutshell #LocalGovtElection: No request for magisterial recount #LocalGovtElection: Official count continues #LocalGovtElection: Director pleased Soldiers not idle More support for young athletes Long Pond to diversify into energy 1. #LocalGovtElection: No request for magisterial recount Director








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10 Things Your Jamaican Parents Have Done/Said To Discipline You






Jamaican parents are a breed like no other. They are the beauty and bane of their children’s existence. Their children often can’t live with them, but also can’t live without them, because for all the boofs and koofs they dole out, there are








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6 Things You Need To Know Today






Your news in a nutshell JLP wins #LocalGovtElection No Portia at PNP HQ Bolt movie success Bartlett named ‘World’s Leading Personality’ Inability to measure leads to unproductivity First commercial US-Havana flight lands as Cuba mourns Castro 1. JLP win #LocalGovtElection








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Advice from over-24s to under-24s






The United Nations (mainly for statistical purposes) recognises ‘youth’ as persons between the ages of 15 and 24. In any culture, youth is a treasured time of life. It is usually extolled as a time of carefreeness, agility and freedom








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6 Things You Need To Know Today






Your news in a nutshell #LocalGovtElection today Portia tested 84-y-o raped, killed Fidel Castro has died Gleaner dominates PAJ awards UK ‘Snoopers’ Charter’ becomes law 1. #LocalGovtElection today The Electoral Commission of Jamaica  (ECJ) say it is fully prepared for








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6 Things You Need To Know Today






Your news in a nutshell $600m bushing programme probe EOJ, parties ready for Local Govt Election Almost 5,000 Portmore votes lost Corporate roads flooded China wants in on Caribbean, Latin American media Global partnership to help end violence against children








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6 Things You Need To Know Today






Your news in a nutshell NHF helps in fight against rising health costs #LocalGovtDebate: PNP, JLP agree more must be done for infirmaries Justice delayed Caribbean advised to prep for uncertain future of US climate response support Youth Advisory Council








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6 Things You Need To Know Today






Your news in a nutshell JFJ backs JCF transformation Accused JC student killer remanded Amnesty report: Ja fosters culture of fear with police impunity More JPs needed Labour force outlook seems positive ‘Fight against corruption begins with you’ 1. JFJ








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IMF Approves US$1.64 billion Standby Arrangement for Jamaica






“The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today approved a threeyear Stand-By Arrangement (SBA) for Jamaica to support the authorities’ continued economic reform agenda. Access under the SBA arrangement amounts to about US$ 1,64 billion (SDR 1,195.3 million),








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#Playlist: 10 Get-Up-and-Go Jamaican Popular Songs






Everyone has blue days, or days when energy levels wane and they need something to lift their spirits and get them going again. Music can be the perfect pick-me-up. Scientific research has shown that when we listen to music we








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