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Opposition Leader, Dr Peter Phillips says he is deeply saddened by the death of former head of the Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ), Colin Bullock. 

Bullock died yesterday after ailing for some time. 

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Help coming for Ja’s ailing justice system - Commonwealth meeting looks for solutions for old and new problems

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Jamaica’s ailing justice system could be given a lifeline when the Commonwealth Secretariat unveils a package of legislative reform tools following a meeting of the groups’ law ministers in Nassau, Bahamas, which ends today…

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Crisis in courts - DPP slaps legislators for failing to understand justice system concerns

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The nation’s chief prosecutor, Paula Llewellyn, yesterday confronted lawmakers with a grim description of how justice is being dispensed in some criminal courts, particularly in rural areas, and told them bluntly that it was the result of a lack of…

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Celebrating Queen Esther!

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It has been 46 years since we have been formed as Fr Richard Ho Lung and Friends. In fact, it began even 10 years before Missionaries of the Poor!Queen Esther is a work of love! I have written and adapted it for the stage as a musical drama. I had…

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Jamaicans urged to show greater levels of national responsibility

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Director of the Fi Wi Jamaica Project, Professor Rosalea Hamilton, is appealing to citizens to show a greater sense of national responsibility, noting that this is key to addressing social ills.She argued that there is a direct correlation among…

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J.H. Dunstan & Associates eyes alternative energy

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Local mechanical and electrical engineering contracting firm J. H. Dunstan and Associates on Thursday, October 5, signalled its keen interest in the alternative energy sector by facilitating an eight-hour training seminar in photovoltaics (PV) at…

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Food For The Poor celebrates opening of its 100th school

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The Mount Zion Infant School in St Ann became the 100th school built in Jamaica by Food for the Poor (FFP). It is also the sixth school to be funded by FFP partner, the Florida-based Levitetz Family Foundation.FFP Jamaica has now doubled its goal of…

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The Polestar Experience - towards a better life

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Are your daily lifestyle choices setting you up for illness in later life? Are they impacting your life right now? It’s never too late to start changing your lifestyle.In an effort to sensitise and encourage persons to maintain good health, Body…

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Total support for Tree-Planting Day

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CHILDREN from Mar-Jam Preparatory School in Ocho Rios, St Ann got their hands dirty on Friday, October 6 and there was nothing their teachers could say about it, certainly not on National Tree-Planting Day.Anxious to show off their garden to their ‘…

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Chevaughn goes with flow of the day

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Chevaughn got out of bed on his birthday last week Saturday. Although that may be taken as a given for any day, he put it in the context of deciding to meet the day and wherever it brought.”It is a powerful decision every day, not to be just alive,…

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