Month: January 2017

Mento Music for Jamaica Music Museum’s Grounation Series






Mento music will be the main focus at this year’s annual Grounation series to commemorate Black History and Reggae Month.  Grounation is the Jamaica Music Museum’s flagship education and cultural community outreach programme. This year’s staging will be held each








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6 Things You Need To Know Today






Your news in a nutshell Jcans urged to stay calm on Trump executive order MP, bankers agree on 5-point plan Trump ban no problem to tourism Cricketer Russell gets one-year ban Holness promises to cut murders J’can awaits sentencing on








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Lindy In The Paper: 10 Gleaner Headlines Hailing The Great Lindy Delapenha






A cursory search of the Gleaner’s newspaper archives (which offers more than one million newspaper pages online) on veteran journalist and sportsman Lloyd  Lindberg ‘Lindy’ Delapenha will turn up 511 results (to date of this post’s publication). He was not








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6 Things You Need To Know Today






Your news in a nutshell Local Muslim leader blasts Trump Women assaulted and abused by loadermen J’can man gets 48-yr sentence in US INDECOM probes fatal shooting Woman dives to death in falls Some NWC facilities out of operation 1.








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10 Amazing Facts About Lindy Delapenha






On Thursday, January 26, 2017, Jamaica lost an illustrious and beloved sportsman and veteran journalist, Lloyd  Lindberg ‘Lindy’ Delapenha. (Please see The Gleaner’s story on his death here.) Delapenha has featured on both sides of the coin in media: he








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6 Things You Need To Know Today






Your news in a nutshell Seven children left without mother 13-y-o executed near Heroes’ Park Killers killing killers Lindy Delapenha has passed Olympic relay team to hand over gold medals today Tufton get support to stop ‘nurse poaching’ 1. Seven








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Say hello to #RJRGleaner






Your favourite radio stations, TV networks, print publications and online platforms are now under one roof. #RJRGleaner








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28 Things You Wish Were As Fast As Usain Bolt






Usain Bolt has been recognised as the world’s fastest man, and his speed on the track dazzles and amazes. There are times in life when we all covet that kind of speed and grace. And, based on many conversations we’ve heard,








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6 Things You Need To Know Today






Your news in a nutshell Carter to appeal disqualification ruling Soldier killed in Rock River Teen found bound, shot Jamaica more corrupt Energy minister dismisses report of coal plant EGC heads to Israel 1.  Carter to appeal disqualification ruling Nesta








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#Infographic: Signs of Child Abuse






Do you know the signs of child abuse? Do you know what to do if you suspect that a child is being abused? Please read, get informed and share these infographics with as many persons and via as many formats








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