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Bronze is the New Gold: Usain Bolt’s Legacy Still Intact

No one could have predicted it. Or, rather, no one would have even dared. For to suggest that Usain Bolt—sprint king, legend, god amongst men—would fail to defend his 100m crown in his last individual race on the international stage

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 25, 2016

‘Disturbing!’ – Probe Launched After Cops Caught On Video In Tussle With Woman. The relationship between Jamaican citizens and the 151-year-old Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) is facing renewed scrutiny as a “disturbing” video showing St Andrew policemen kneeling on a

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 21, 2016

Unfair! – Civil Servants Take Issue With New Mandate To Earn Promotions. Withdraw it! That’s the demand from the Jamaica Civil Service Association (JCSA), which is branding as an “imposition” a recent order by the Office of the Services Commissions mandating

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 14, 2016

Government Won’t Dictate To Chinese, Says Davies. The Government is being accused of putting the interest of Jamaicans behind Chinese interest with the parliamentary opposition alleging that it effected a major change to a provision in a draft agreement that sought

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – August 19, 2015

Teachers Say ‘Yes’ – Finance Minister Lauds Educators For Agreeing To Wage Deal. Finance Minister Dr Peter Phillips has lauded the island’s teachers for agreeing to a new wage contract, bringing an end to a months-long standoff… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – May 18, 2015

PM Vows To Protect Kids. Declaring that too many children are being subjected to heart-rending violence and physical, sexual and emotional abuse, often carried out by family members and other persons they trust, Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller last night reiterated

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – May 14, 2015

Firefighters’ Resources Depleted, Will Have To Watch Fires Burn. Resources employed to combat the Mavis Bank inferno are running at an all-time low, as the raging flames show no sign of retreating… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Negligent Parents Of Abused Children

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – April 8, 2015

Obama Comes Today…Holness To Get His Moment With The President. AFTER A week of frenetic activities, Jamaica’s capital city of Kingston is well positioned to embrace the 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama. The Jamaican Government is proclaiming its readiness

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – February 24, 2015

Public Demands Answers From Health Ministry On Deadly Disease. Alarming public concerns continue mount about deaths related to the chikungunya virus that severely impacted Jamaica over the past year. Anecdotal stories from both doctors and the public suggest that as much

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – February 10, 2015

Bodies All Over – Golding Paints Grisly Tivoli Account. Former Prime Minister Bruce Golding yesterday recounted that one day into the 2010 police-military operations in the West Kingston community of Tivoli Gardens, then Public Defender Earl Witter reported to him that

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