Month: November 2017

6 Things You Need To Know Today

Your news in a nutshell Moravian pastor pleads guilty to sex crimes Dec 1 is Fro Friday Contractor fails to deliver 200 paid-for vehicles to police Four take plea deal offer in Portland Circuit Court New cancer treatment centre at

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Your news in a nutshell Queen Davina returns home Dec 9 funeral for Lester Spaulding Ja in on multi-destination winter pull Worrying suicide trend in teens School violence falling UWI rebrands consultancy 1. Queen Davina returns home Miss Universe second

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More Than An Afro Queen: Saluting Davina Bennett’s Natural Roots

‘Rooting’ for Jamaica took on new meaning at the 2017 staging of the Miss Universe Competition. By the time the pageant’s top three finalists were announced, social media had its own mini-movement going. Jamaicans, Caribbean nationals, blacks, people of African

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Your news in a nutshell Grammy nomination for Chronixx, Jr Gong, Morgan Heritage INDECOM unfazed by Holness’ criticism Ja to negotiate services agreement with Dom Rep Gruesome family killing recalled by witness Accused in Mario Deane cases returns to court

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Remembering Dr Claude Packer: Consummate Educator

Jamaica lost one of its greatest and most iconic educators with the passing of Dr Claude Packer. Most well-known for his stellar contribution to the Mico College University, and his strong opinions of mathematics and male education in the island,

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Your news in a nutshell Jamaica places third in Miss Universe competition Holness calls himself ‘The Builder’ ZIK-V, Chik-V still concerns NHT on track to deliver 8,500 mortgages PM calls for support for law denying murder-accused of bail Lignum Vitae

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Your news in a nutshell MoBay business pauses after flooding Gov’t pledges emergency funds for MoBay Professor Claude packer is dead Twelve shot in St James, four fatally Gov’t signs loan agreement for energy management programme Six undocumented Jamaicans arrested

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Jamaican Proverbs That Speak To The Elements

Jamaican proverbs hold a special place in our hearts. They represent the continuation of the oral history of our nation, a summation of the stories and lessons of our forefathers in a few succinct, witty lines. Nothing thrills us like

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6 Things You Need To Know Today

Your news in a nutshell MoBay flooding affects schools Flash flood warning extended to more parishes PNP awaiting Integrity Commission’s review of OCG report JET exec welcomes Cockpit Country move JC-STATHS final for Manning Cup First Starbucks store opens in

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Remember Lester: Recalling Lester Spaulding’s Legendary Life

The news that Joseph Aloysius Lester Spaulding, 76, passed away on the afternoon of Friday, November 17, 2017, at the Andrews Memorial Hospital after battling illness, sent shock waves of sadness across the Caribbean media landscape. He was known as

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