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7 Things That Made Jamaicans Celebrate In 2015

The local news is dominated by doom and gloom on a daily basis – escalating crime rates, poor economic performance, wage wars, and more. It would seem Jamaica has had very few things to celebrate this year, outside of the

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#JaVotes2016 – Meet Your MPs: St Elizabeth

Raymond Pryce – St Elizabeth North Eastern Raymond Pryce is the incumbent Member of Parliament for the St Elizabeth North Eastern constituency. Here are some more facts about him: He was born in Craig Head, Manchester. He attended St George’s College

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – February 25, 2015

New Law To Allow Government To Sell Delinquent Taxpayers’ Property. It will soon take just a few years of delinquency in the payment of property taxes to cause landowners to lose their property if legislation tabled in Parliament yesterday is approved…

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Has Ganja Been Given The Green Light?

The month of September ended on a high note for Jamaicans who desire to see a change in the regime governing ganja on the island. On Tuesday, September 30, Justice Minister Mark Golding announced a number of changes to the Dangerous Drugs

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – October 1, 2014

Jamaica On High Alert As Ebola Reaches The US. Jamaica is now on high alert following reports that the deadly Ebola virus has reached the Western world. The Ministry of Health is stepping up its response, monitoring travel, and is affirming

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – August 8, 2014

No Change In Catchment Despite Rain, Says NWC. Despite showers in the Corporate Area in recent days, the National Water Commission (NWC) says there has been no significant change in catchment levels at the Mona Reservoir and the Hermitage Dam… Read

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – May 19, 2014

Nation Of Crooks – Pastor Blasts Jamaicans As Morally Weak. A senior member of the clergy has called for the society to fess up to the reality that Jamaicans are not honest people… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Clergy Give Blessing To

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