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16 Jamaican Women Who Created History

Jamaican women have recorded a number of great accomplishments over the years, oftentimes creating history on the global stage. Today, in honour of International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month, we celebrate the achievements of 16 trailblazing ladies: Alia Atkinson – On

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 8, 2016

New Court For Old Cases – Chief Justice Takes Step To Clear Up Backlog. The Hilary session of the Home Circuit Court opened yesterday with Chief Justice Zaila McCalla announcing drastic measures to reduce the huge backlog of cases which has

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – April 9, 2015

Obama Arrives On The Rock.  An unannounced visit to the Bob Marley Museum by United States President Barack Obama took most persons by surprise. After landing in Jamaica last night, the president had a yearning to enjoy a bit of

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 6, 2015

Bus Fare Rollback? The Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) is currently conducting an analysis of falling fuel prices to determine if the savings are enough to roll back bus fares, but one economist is warning that such a move would be

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 18, 2014

Energy Path Set – Lawrence Announces Several Initiatives To Replace 381MW Project. A Dr Vin Lawrence-led team, charged with the responsibility of rebooting Jamaica’s baseload energy plan, has revealed that the anticipated 30 per cent reduction in energy costs is to

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – November 25, 2013

And The Ban Is On! Teacher Launches Campaign To Boycott T&T Products. As the implications of a move seemingly aimed at blocking Jamaicans from entering Trinidad and Tobago soak in, a consumer-oriented Facebook campaign urging Jamaicans to boycott products imported from

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 17, 2013

‘Shoot First!’… In Clashes With Criminals, Sav-La-Mar Mayor Tells Cops. Frustrated by high levels of crime in Westmoreland, Savanna-la-Mar Mayor Bertel Moore has urged the police to adopt a “shoot-first” policy to help bring the situation under control… Read more at

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