Month: May 2017

What’s Right With Jamaica? Asafa Powell






Today’s What’s Right With Jamaica focus will be on track and field icon Asafa Powell. The Gleaner’s #MakeItLegendary video gives some seriously cool information about him. Please check it out! How thankful are Jamaicans for Jamaica? It’s a wonderful country








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6 Things You Need To Know Today






Your news in a nutshell $7m ganja bust in Westmoreland Lawyer arrested on fraud charges MOH to spend $16m on vector control PetroCaribe safe, says ambassador AG chides finance ministry for $22m overpayment to advisers $3.4b to restore rain-damaged roads, drains








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Your news in a nutshell Make laws to protect the elderly – CCRP Mosquito increase coming, warns Health Ministry Corruption will stunt growth Mother, two sons shot dead Spelling Bee champs takes on Scripps Woman scammed of life savings 1.








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What Is World Digestive Health Day (WDHD)?






World Digestive Health Day (WDHD) is celebrated annually on May 29. Its aim is to encourage good digestive health while increasing public awareness of stomach and intestinal disorders. Each year, a different digestive disorder is highlighted through a year-long public health








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6 Things You Need To Know Today






Your news in a nutshell Gunmen who challenge cops will be shot – Montague Why is Holness mum on Samuda grass controversy? – Phillips Beware ‘talent searchers’ – Nesbeth Police probe Kgn car theft network Lazy JPs undermining Trelawny lay








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Smooth, Suave, Sensational: 10 Facts About Singer Frankie Paul






Hailed by social commentator Ian Boyne as “smooth, suave and sensational in his delivery”, Frankie Paul was one of Jamaica’s finest and most iconic reggae singers and dancehall personalities of the 1980s and ’90s. Christened Paul Blake at his birth in Kingston, Jamaica,








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Noble Trouble – Should Jamaica Worry?






Over in the East, once formidable commodities trader Noble Group is struggling amidst a heavy debt load, ratings downgrades, allegations of fraudulent accounting, asset sales and a crashing stock price. What is Noble? Noble Group is a diversified commodities trader








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Your news in a nutshell Carlos Hill walks free Tufton bats for WHO ganja reclassification $3,000 sex deal gone bad Tax, banks butchering small businesses OCG dairy probe begins 51 guns seized in St James so far 1. Carlos Hill








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Living with Paranoid Schizophrenia in Jamaica






Schizophrenia is a severe mental disorder, characterized by profound disruptions in thinking, affecting language, perception, and the sense of self. It often includes psychotic experiences, such as hearing voices or delusions. It can impair functioning through the loss of an








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Your news in a nutshell No Jamaican affected in UK blast Fire at Spanish Town court office $100m rescue plan for Trelawny cane farmers Summer work programme to employ 25,200 youth ReadyTV eyes 500,000 market UWI to host summit on








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