Letter of the Day | Clamp down on bush burning, monitor roadwork

Gleaner on July 7th, 2018 | File Under Voice of the people -

THE EDITOR, Sir:The burning of garbage/ bush on thoroughfares such as the Bog Walk Gorge, as well as on the highways, especially in the ridges onthe Edward Seaga Highway,is becoming increasingly unbearable, but also leads to the continuous…

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Rum For Breakfast — So Rumbelievable

Observer on July 7th, 2018 | File Under Lifestyle -

Saturday Social picks up where Page 2 left off at Bacchanal Jamaica’s Rum For Breakfast event held Saturday last at the gardens of Hope Zoo. Standout booths were Goddard Catering Events (ackee and salt fish, perfectly fried dumplings, and crispy fried chicken and waffles); Grace Kitchens (the tastiest franks and beans); and Chas E Ramson which clearly knows that Foska oats, Hungry Jack pancakes and Elle &…

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Fontana Presents: Naturalista Hair Tutorials

Observer on July 7th, 2018 | File Under Lifestyle -

On the heels of Fontana’s recent Project Natural — dedicated to celebrating the natural hair community and naturalistas of all ages, your Under The Dryer team sat down with Samantha Edwards, certified beauty consultant at Fontana, eager for her to show us some easy and fun natural hairstyles. Project Natural was in response to numerous customer queries both in-store and on the company’s social media platforms.

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CCJ not a priority for St Lucia at this time, says PM

Observer on July 7th, 2018 | File Under Observer News -

ROSE HALL, St James — St Lucia’s Prime Minister Allen Chastanet says while signing on to the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) is a critical issue, it is not a priority for his Government at this time.

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Caricom must reposition to navigate the ‘new normal’

Observer on July 7th, 2018 | File Under Observer News -

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica (JIS) — Grenada’s Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell says the Caribbean Community (Caricom) must reposition itself to operate in a global landscape characterised by the “new normal”.According to Mitchell, navigating the new normal means that leaders will have to consolidate their positions on key hemispheric and international issues that hold profound implications for the region.

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Thai boys not ready to dive to freedom as rescuer perishes

Observer on July 7th, 2018 | File Under Observer News -

MAE SAI, Thailand (AFP) — The Thai boys trapped inside a flooded cave for two weeks are not yet ready to attempt a dangerous dive to freedom, rescuers said today, after the death of a military diver underscored the huge risks they face.

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OGM Integrated is 20 years old

Observer on July 7th, 2018 | File Under Observer News -

Top flight advertising agency OGM Integrated Communications Limited celebrated 20 years on Sunday, July 1 with a thanksgiving service at Hope Fellowship Church, 23 Molynes Road, Kingston.

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Mystic moggy: China mourns ‘psychic’ World Cup cat

Observer on July 7th, 2018 | File Under Observer News -

BEIJING, China (AFP) — A “psychic” cat in China that correctly predicted the outcome of six World Cup games has met an untimely end, prompting thousands to pour out their grief on Chinese social media.The orange-furred tabby, named “Baidian’er”, which means “white spot” in Chinese, was a stray that prowled around the Palace Museum in Beijing’s Forbidden City.

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Rum For Breakfast — So Rumbelievable

Observer on July 7th, 2018 | File Under Observer News -

Saturday Social picks up where Page 2 left off at Bacchanal Jamaica’s Rum For Breakfast event held Saturday last at the gardens of Hope Zoo. Standout booths were Goddard Catering Events (ackee and salt fish, perfectly fried dumplings, and crispy fried chicken and waffles); Grace Kitchens (the tastiest franks and beans); and Chas E Ramson which clearly knows that Foska oats, Hungry Jack pancakes and Elle &…

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Wedding guests face tough World Cup choice

Observer on July 7th, 2018 | File Under Observer News -

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — World Cup fever in England will not extend to weddings round the country today with those tempted to glance at their mobile phones during the match with Sweden facing a red card.England’s first World Cup quarter-final in 12 years, following their nerve-wracking penalty shootout victory over Colombia, takes place at 1400 GMT when many weddings or post-ceremony receptions will be taking place.

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