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The Jamaicans’ Guide to Watching the Olympics

Rio 2016 promises to be an Olympics like no other for Team Jamaica. Both Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce are going for historic three-peats. New kid on the block Elaine Thompson is in dangerous shape and looking to write her

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

Lights, Camera, Rio! – Olympics Officially Under Way Today. The 2016 Rio Olympic Games would fit very comfortably in a Hollywood script. For some, it’s supposedly a horror movie – take your pick from dope, to deadly mosquitoes, and everything in between,

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – May 9, 2016

ZIKV Haven – Health Ministry Study Reveals Most Jamaicans Allowing Vectors To Breed. Many Jamaicans are unwittingly putting themselves at serious risk of becoming infected with the Zika virus (ZIKV), spread primarily by the Aedes aegypti mosquito, due in large measure

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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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Who Will Be The RJR Sportsman & Sportswoman Of The Year For 2015?

The RJR Sports Foundation is gearing up for the 55th staging of its annual Sportsman And Sportswoman Of The Year Awards, to be held on Friday, January 15. The awards honour outstanding achievements in sport by Jamaican athletes, by nominating a maximum

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7 Top Sports Stories Of 2015

Jamaica has been blessed with many great athletes in a number of different sports. Year after year, they continue to dazzle us with their speed, tactics, agility and skill, and 2015 was no different. We had so much to cheer and

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

‘A Very Dark Day’ – JCF Mourns Killing Of Two Cops. Only days before hoodlums snuffed out his life, Constable Craig Palmer had been in his community in Poor Man’s Corner, St Thomas, memorialising the death of his beloved sister, who

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9 People, Organisations And Teams That Won In 2015

It has been challenging to find many things worthy of celebration as we’ve looked back on the year so far. However, we did manage to unearth some last week. To continue the celebratory tone, we look at cheer with some of

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

UN Body Wants Continuity – FAO Pushing For Mature Governance From CARICOM States. The ongoing failure of CARICOM countries to reap the full benefits of aid programmes, because of disruptions whenever there is a change of administration, is now a matter

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6 Things You Need to Know Today – December 11, 2015

Fraud Alert – Cops Warn Citizens To Watch Out For Tricksters This Christmas. With fraudsters making off with more than J$500 million each over the past two years, the police are warning citizens and business operators to be wary of tricksters

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