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

ZIKV Stinger – MPs Wary Of Zika Spend From CDF. The Government could face challenges getting each of the 63 members of parliament (MP) to put forward $1 million as a matching amount to the support each will receive from

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Sun, Sea & Sand – The Beaches Of Jamaica

What’s better than a beach trip to soak up some vitamin D and cool off at the same time? Here’s a run down of the best or most popular beaches in Jamaica, by parish. St Catherine – The Hellshire area

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Travel Tuesday – Must-See Places By Parish 2

As we continue our trek around Jamaica for Parish Pride month, we decided to check in at the hot spots in Clarendon, Manchester, St Elizabeth, Westmoreland, Hanover, St James and Trelawny that we have featured in our Travel Tuesday series over

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Parish Pride – How Did Your Parish Get Its Name? Part 2

In 1664, the Spanish relinquished control of Jamaica to the British and Sir Thomas Modyford divided this fair isle into seven administrative units known as parishes. These were located mainly in the mid to south-eastern end of the island: Clarendon,

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Parish Facts – Clarendon, Manchester & St Elizabeth

This week, we continue Parish Pride month with some quick facts about the parishes of Clarendon and Manchester to wrap up the county of Middlesex, then venture into neighbouring St Elizabeth in Cornwall. Clarendon The parish was named for Lord Chancellor Sir Edward Hyde, the Earl

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Parish Pride – How Did Your Parish Get Its Name? Part 1

In 1664, the Spanish relinquished control of Jamaica to the British and Sir Thomas Modyford divided this fair isle into seven administrative units known as parishes. These were located mainly in the mid to south-eastern end of the island: Clarendon,

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Things You Should Know About Tourism Awareness Week

diGgers This year, Tourism Awareness Week takes place from September 21 – October 1. The theme for the week will be ‘Tourism and Community Development‘. The Ministry of Tourism and Entertainment plans to host several events during the week, including Jamaica

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – April 17, 2014

Phillips’ Budget Targets. Taxpayers will today listen keenly to hear whether Finance and Planning Minister Dr Peter Phillips’ earlier pronouncement that the Govern-ment has no plans to impose new taxes this fiscal year holds true, when he opens the Budget Debate…

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Image Of The Week – The S-P-E-L-L Master

This week’s image comes from the Wednesday Gleaner story, Clarendon’s Tajaun Gibbison Wins Spelling Bee. Here, Rev Glen Archer gives last-minute words of encouragement to five of his charges just before the final rounds of the 2014 Gleaner/Children’s Own Spelling Bee competition. (L-R):

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List: NSWMA Garbage Collection Schedule

Wondering when your garbage should be picked up? Click on the relevant link below to get the National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) collection schedule for your region. Metropolitan Parks and Markets Ltd (MPM) – Covering St Catherine, Kingston and St

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