Category: General Information

2017 List of Summer Programmes in Jamaica






Summer is here, and we know parents and guardians are on the hunt for activities to occupy these huge blocks of otherwise unoccupied time that have suddenly befallen them and their children. Of course, they’re looking for fun, exciting, safe  – and








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15 Tips For Staying Hydrated






Water is life, they say. But unless you live in parts of the world where there is constant deprivation of this basic need, you can lose sight of how very true this statement is – or of how dehydrated you








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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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A First-Hand Account of Living With Fibromyalgia in Jamaica






You wouldn’t think that she suffers from intense pain and fatigue to see her sitting at her desk at work. You wouldn’t think that her memory goes a little foggy sometimes, or that her speech is sometimes slurred – not when








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Protecting Jamaica’s Children: The OCR, OCA and CDA






Our children are the future of our world. Our legacies will live on through them. It is therefore a society’s responsibility to ensure that it does everything within its power to protect and defend the welfare of its future generations. In Jamaica,








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If The US Taxes Remittances, How Will Jamaica Be Affected?






The United States (US) Border Wall Funding Act of 2017 (the HR1813 Bill to Amend the Electronic Fund Transfer Act) was introduced on March 30, 2017 by Republican congressman from Alabama, Mike Rogers, to the US House of Representatives. The Bill








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5 Unusual Careers for Young People






Croupier This is a person at a gambling table who helps with bets and payouts. Ethical hacker A person who is an expert in computing and networking who basically ‘hacks’ into systems to find weaknesses Genealogist A person who studies








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HR1813: What the Proposed US Border Wall Funding Bill Says






Below is the text of the five pages of the Bill to Amend the Electronic Fund Transfer Act to impose a fee for remittance transfers to certain foreign countries and for other purposes. Republican congressman from Alabama, Mike Rogers, introduced the








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#Infographic: 5 Facts About Vaccines













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#Infographic: Facts About Measles













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