Author: diGJamaica

Why Jamaicans MUST Be Great: Five Excuses Usain Bolt DIDN’T Make






Truly, greatness is upon us. That is the cry of those who are lucky enough to witness the phenomenon that is Usain Bolt in the prime of his athletic life. Once upon a time, Jamaica was most frequently associated with








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6 Things You Need To Know Today






Your news in a nutshell Noxious fumes back at Cornwall Regional Hospital 900 fire hydrants repaired Man stabbed to death over coconuts Stolen meat warning Chris Samuda new JOA boss New vending initiative working in MoBay 1. Noxious fumes back








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Your news in a nutshell Fleet Street wants peace Classmates mourn slain 11-y-o Mark Golding new PNP treasurer Going after criminals – ACP Clarke Closing arguments for Peter Vogel murder trial Wehby proposes pension portability 1. Fleet Street wants peace








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#WinningSocial: diGJamaica’s Top 10 Takeaways from CARIMAC’s Social Media Training






Every summer,  the Caribbean Institute of Media and Communication (CARIMAC) – a department at the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona –  hosts a series of summer workshops aimed at helping professionals to acquire media skills through short courses.








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Your news in a nutshell Schoolboy scorned Wickedness in the West Protestors angry over Marcus’ bust End of an era: Portia leaves Gordon House Judges going too far? Relay for Life needs sponsorship 1. Schoolboy scorned The Ministry of Education








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6 Things You Need To Know Today






Your news in a nutshell Manhunt for 2 J’cans in Cayman Denbigh danger? Ja vote on OAS Venezuela issue stays secret #SOAReview: Boys need protection too -JFJ JN Bank discontinues some bank fees Labour laws biased against men? 1. Manhunt








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Your news in a nutshell Big bill for gunshots Water woes in several communities Ja’s first solar-powered generation plant powered up What next after graduation No social workers at KPH Man allegedly attacked after setting fire to school 1. Big








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Your news in a nutshell Judges get pay increase 5 of most wanted arrested, charged Still awaiting cholera test results No confirmed cholera in Ja – MOH Global immigration card coming for J’cans living overseas Eight shortlisted in NMIA divestment








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Your news in a nutshell Body found in McCooks Pen Canal 40,000 more speeding tickets issued by police so far Cops nab most wanted ‘Dreama’ JPS plans storage facility to reduce power outages More security for St James Parish Court








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Sickle Cell and Jamaica: Five Major Milestones






Sickle cell disease. Many people may not be aware of it’s prevalence, but it is estimated that 1.8 in every 1,000 persons in the Jamaican population has sickle cell disease, 300 Jamaican babies are born annually with the disease, and 10%








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