Man Up and Be Bold by Racquel J

Observer on October 5th, 2019 | File Under Lifestyle -

Racquel Jenkins, a mechanical engineer by trade and beautician by choice, has merged both skill sets to design a no-fuss skincare kit for the urban, sophisticated and stylish male who is a little more concerned with aesthetics than the average.

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Shadow Cabinet omissions evidence of Phillips purge

Gleaner on October 5th, 2019 | File Under Voice of the people -

THE EDITOR, Sir: The omission of Rise United campaign director Angela Brown Burke and campaign manager Dayton Campbell from Peter Phillips’ shadow Cabinet is clearly a purge. The transfer of Peter Bunting to education and training, with Michael…

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Holness secrecy plot abominable

Gleaner on October 5th, 2019 | File Under Voice of the people -

THE EDITOR, Sir: The recent retrograde attempt by Prime Minister Andrew Holness and his Cabinet to spit in the face of openness in a purported democracy is laughable but dangerous. Based on recent experiences with this Government and its slow…

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Letter of the Day | Not so fast on Ja cannabis, US banking

Gleaner on October 5th, 2019 | File Under Voice of the people -

THE EDITOR, Sir: From what has been reported in Jamaica media over the past week, there appears to be a good deal of premature exuberance regarding the ability of Jamaican firms to transfer funds through the United States banking system. While…

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SOE hours hurting late-shift commuters

Gleaner on October 5th, 2019 | File Under Voice of the people -

THE EDITOR, Sir: St Catherine residents who work outside of the capital often have an issue getting public transportation between 9 p.m. and 11 p.m. in order to return home. The state of emergency (SOE) implemented in this area in St Catherine,…

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Water lock-offs part of genocide scheme

Gleaner on October 5th, 2019 | File Under Voice of the people -

THE EDITOR, Sir: Help! Now it is beginning to look like sabotage! A community, once privy to running water, has been experiencing the worst kind of abuse through lack of water, since 2016! Why? Even after the hurricanes Gilbert and Ivan, locations…

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Pension validation counterproductive

Gleaner on October 5th, 2019 | File Under Voice of the people -

THE EDITOR, Sir: A senior relative of ours has been complaining for a long time about government pension life certificates. Recipients of government pension must submit a signed life certificate every quarter to the Accountant General’s…

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Check your credit card receipts

Gleaner on October 5th, 2019 | File Under Voice of the people -

THE EDITOR, Sir: I don’t like Jamaica; I LOVE Jamaica! Went grocery shopping at Progressive in Ocho Rios on Tuesday and used my credit card. Instead of charging the total of J$1,665, the cashier swiped US$1,665.26. At the time of writing, it’s…

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