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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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7 Times We Reminded the World It Was Cool to Be Jamaican

It is a good time to be Jamaican. From music to sports to culture, Jamaica has made an indelible mark on the world stage. One just has to search for the hashtags #BobMarley70 or #KaciFennelShouldHaveWon on Twitter to see what a

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6 Epic Facts About Reverend Glen Archer

“A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning.” Brad Henry The late Reverend O.J. Archer, B.Th., O.D. was an amazing individual who coached his way into the hearts of many Jamaicans by leading

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – February 9, 2015

Andrew Says Sorry. After describing as a regrettable embarrassment the pickle in which the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) has found itself, Opposition Leader Andrew Holness took to the pulpit yesterday to “unreservedly apologise” to Arthur Williams and Dr Christopher Tufton, whom

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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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Spelling Bees

Today is the finals of the Gleaner/Children’s Own Spelling Bee competition. Our Wordless Wednesday image shows the 1968 competitors facing the spell master (also called ‘king bee’), Clifton Neita, then managing editor of The Gleaner. diG Deeper Spelling Bee History

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Jody-Anne Maxwell Casts A S-P-E-L-L

Prior to May 28, 1998, most Jamaicans – indeed, most people in the world – had never even heard the word CHIAROSCURIST before. However, it soon became etched in the minds of many after Jody-Anne Maxwell, then a 12-year-old student

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