Bell tolls for Eddie - ‘Thanks for everything,’ icon told nation

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Lauded as a political colossus who helped build the foundations of nationhood and feared as a mercurial leader who suppressed party rebels, Edward Philip George Seaga lost his final battle yesterday, dying on the date, and in the land, of his birth…

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Seaga – ‘One Don’ of controversy

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Known as much for his virtue as his vitriol, Edward Phillip George Seaga made decisions and pronouncements that triggered widespread public debate. For example, his explosive “blood for blood and fire for fire” statement in the 1960s stirred much…

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Tivoli weeps for Seaga, its godfather

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As news of the passing of the former prime minister and member of parliament Edward Seaga filtered through streets and corners of West Kingston, his legacy appeared secure not only in a stone monument at the entrance to the community but solidified…

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Seaga’s story

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As Minister of development and welfare, his first Cabinet post, and later as minister of finance and planning, he had been responsible for a great deal of social and economic change in the island, initiating reform in the…

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McKenzie: I wore my first suit because of Seaga

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The first time Desmond McKenzie wore a business suit or enjoyed a hamburger was because of Edward Seaga. McKenzie, the minister of local government and community development, who was born and grew up in the west Kingston community known at the time…

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Mourning a statesman - Tributes to the late Edward Seaga

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Stellar contribution Edward Seaga will live on through his stellar contribution to national development that defined our nation and provided service and value; indeed a legacy for generations now and generations to come. Andrew Holness , prime…

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He said it! - Famous quotes from Edward Seaga

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“It should not be that the prime minister is afraid to lose out in a referendum … . It should be about giving the people the opportunity to choose its final court of appeal … to allow them to choose the type of justice they want … . This is a…

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Photo | A very rare sight

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Jamaica’s Darian Douglas advances to Scripps Spelling Bee finals Thursday

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The Gleaner’s Children’s Own Spelling Bee champion Darian Douglas has advanced to Thursday’s final of the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C., United States.

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Wheatley’s name removed from CMU innovation centre

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Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) has removed former energy minister Dr Andrew Wheatley’s name from a centre named after him at its main campus. Instead, the facility will now be called the Centre for Digital Innovation and Advanced…

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