LOCAL FORECAST Friday July 6,2018

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A Tropical Wave across Jamaica. The weak Tropical Wave is expected to drift west of Jamaica. A Trough is then likely to liner across the central Caribbean late Friday to Sunday.

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Will home treatments work for a Bartholin’s abscess?

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Bartholin’s glands are positioned on each side of the vagina. When they become blocked a cyst may develop. A Bartholin’s abscess occurs when a Bartholin’s cyst gets infected. The treatment options include draining, marsupialization, and surgery. Learn more about Bartholin’s abscesses here.

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‘By ‘The Shore’ with Chorvelle Johnson, Sagicor Bank CEO’

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Five months in as the new chief executive officer of Sagicor Bank, Chorvelle Johnson hosted clients and team members at an island-chic beach party, “By the Shore,” at the Jewel Dunn’s River Beach Resort and Spa last Saturday.

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In praise of maids, household helpers and ‘Miss Brenda’

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The minimum wage increase to $7,000, effective August 1, was relief for many, including maids, but we can do more. Since Emancipation, and despite HEART Trust/NTA, we have surplus of unskilled labour, so household workers abound as demand and supply works, so rates are cheap.

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A return to values and attitudes

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OH dear, oh dear! How many of us from one end of the island to another were surprised recently to hear a call for the return of the Values and Attitudes Programme which was launched in the 1990s? Retired Prime Minister P J Patterson made the plea last weekend, as reported in this publication on Monday.

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Something Extra | Friday

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Xaymaca boss Andrew Bellamy, recently celebrated his birthday in style, when he invited friends to his ‘Bash’ at Wicki Wacki, located just 10 minutes from the Harbour View roundabout. The event which was slated to run from 5 a.m., until 11:30 a.m.,…

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US Embassy celebrates July 4 - Highlighting 56 years of friendship with Jamaica

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“Let’s celebrate our friendship with Jamaica!”The US Embassy’s Charge d’Affaires, Eric Khant, shared these words on the evening of June 27, when the Embassy commemorated the 242nd anniversary of the Independence of the United States.Khant and his…

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OGM Integrated turns 20

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On Sunday, July 1, OGM Integrated Communications Limited celebrated 20 years in the advertising business with a thanksgiving service at the Hope Fellowship Church, 23 Molynes Road, Kingston.A number of the company’s long-standing clients and media…

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LaRocque unaware of alleged inhumane treatment of Jamaican in Trinidad

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ROSE HALL, St James — Caribbean Community (Caricom) Secretary General Irwin LaRocque says he is not aware of an incident, which was Thursday’s Jamaica Observer front-page story, in which a Jamaican woman and her four-month-old son were denied entry to Trinidad and Tobago, and as a result he was reluctant to comment on the issue.The woman, who is from St Mary, has accused Trinidad immigration of inhumane treatment.

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LaRocque unaware of alleged inhumane treatment of Jamaican in Trinidad

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ROSE HALL, St James — Caribbean Community (Caricom) Secretary General Irwin LaRocque says he is not aware of an incident, which was Thursday’s Jamaica Observer front-page story, in which a Jamaican woman and her four-month-old son were denied entry to Trinidad and Tobago, and as a result he was reluctant to comment on the issue.The woman, who is from St Mary, has accused Trinidad immigration of inhumane treatment.

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