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10 Life Lessons From Captain Horace Burrell

When giants pass from this life, it is not enough to lament and bemoan what has been lost. Even as we grieve their passing, we should stop to examine the lives of these great men and women and extract lessons

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5 Unforgettable Moments With Captain Horace Burrell

On Tuesday, May 6, 2017, Jamaica lost a football giant in the form of Captain Horace Burrell, late president of the Jamaica Football Federation and the man at the helm when the country’s Reggae Boyz qualified for the FIFA World

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 26, 2016

Holness Declares ‘Results Soon’ In MoBay Crime Fight. Following a tour of sections of crime-ravaged St James yesterday, during which he met with the top leadership of the security forces and key…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Burke To Step Down – Robinson

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 7, 2016

Target Teacher Training – Education Needs Top Quality For Transformation. A call for a fresh, new template for training teachers has come from a group of education thinkers who acknowledge that raising teacher quality is a key factor in…Read more at

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 5, 2016

‘PNP Needs Structure’ – Former General Secretary Disappointed With How Party Affairs Being Handled. The growing consensus among Comrades appears to be that the People’s National Party (PNP) is in need of renewal, with the latest to add a voice to

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 22, 2016

Access Denied – Residents Climb 48 Steps Daily And Into Danger’s Path. The newly reconfigured road network leading from Mandela Highway into the communities of Caymanas Country Club Estate, Caymanas Bay, and Caymanas Glade in St Catherine has made it difficult

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – December 16, 2015

Vaz Relents – MP Apologises Unreservedly For Gang-Style Lyrics. People’s National Party (PNP) Central Westmoreland Member of Parliament (MP) Dwayne Vaz has buckled under pressure from a wave of stinging public criticism and has “categorically and unreservedly” apologised for his offensive

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – December 15, 2015

Beggars’ Boulevard – Mendicants Line The Streets, Blame Joblessness, Misfortune For State Of Being. If you have travelled by the intersection of Cross Roads and Caledonia Avenue in St Andrew, you might have seen Dane Robotham hailing motorists or waiting patiently

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – November 17, 2015

Dalley Cleans House – JMA Pleased As New Minister Dumps Health Officials. The private sector is applauding the “swift” action taken by newly appointed Health Minister Horace Dalley in holding hospital managers accountable for the tragic circumstances that led to the

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

Not Enough – Jamaica Manufacturers’ Association (JMA). Unacceptable and unsatisfactory. That’s the response of the Jamaica Manufacturers’ Association (JMA) to Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller’s actions in addressing the tragic deaths of 19 premature babies at two of the island’s major hospitals…

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