Editors’ Forum | Gov’t choking Ja - Environmentalists demand greater responsibility from agencies polluting the environment

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In bemoaning the adverse findings of the Air and Water Quality Report for Jamaica, a study conducted by the Jamaica Environment Trust (JET), veteran environmentalist Peter Espeut says that the country must advance to a point where government…

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School Report | Pembroke Hall High: Tuning up English and math lessons

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There has been a culture of excellence in the performing arts at Pembroke Hall High, which has resulted in the school winning the Best School Band Competition in 2014 and placing second runner-up in 2015, as well as winning multiple awards in the…

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Uniting J’cans in pink - This is our colour. Embrace it!

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Today is PINK DAY, a day set aside by the Jamaica Cancer Society to unite all Jamaicans in the fight against breast cancer and to give HOPE and INSPIRATION to the families battling this disease.In its more than 62 years of leadership in cancer…

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Editors’ Forum | JET fears for Jamaica’s water and air quality

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A Commonwealth Foundation-funded study on the air and water quality for the island of Jamaica has revealed a raft of worrying concerns, including high levels of air pollution, lack of regulations, and even where they are present, lack of…

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Cadejah ready for sacrifice

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TOP BEES1. Cadejah Adams, Hampton School2. Natania Anderson, Glen Stuart Primary3. Jhanelle Brown, Burnt Savannah Primary4. Ozaro Brooks, Burnt Savannah Primary5. Najeer Nish, Black River PrimaryTop Boy: Ozaro Brooks, Burnt Savannah PrimaryTop Girl…

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Living off the dead - Funeral vendors upset mourners

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Many hustlers and higglers see funerals and other events surrounding death as an opportunity to earn some cash, however, some persons want vendors to desist from gathering at their homes and the church gate.Danieka Thompson, who buried her…

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Student killed over wristwatch

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Director of Safety and Security in Schools, Assistant Superintendent Coleridge Minto, said investigators are still collecting information on a stabbing incident that resulted in the death of a student at the Edith Dalton James High School yesterday….

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Community leader feels targeted by cops

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A former associate of convicted gangster Christopher ‘Dudus’ Coke is pleading to the security forces to change the lens through which they view him, insisting that he is a family man and a responsible citizen.In fact, Mark Walters, who is popularly…

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GraceKennedy donates millions to hurricane relief efforts

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GraceKennedy Limited is assisting with the relief effort in the Caribbean with a contribution of food items and cash valued at J$3.7million to Food for the Poor and the International Red Cross.Following the passage of Hurricanes Irma and Maria,…

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JN Foundation launches disaster fund

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The JN Foundation has launched a campaign to raise funds that will assist Caribbean islands which were devastated by the recent Hurricanes Irma and Maria.The campaign, called ‘Help Our Caribbean Neighbours’, was launched recently.Onyka Barrett-Scott…

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