UPDATED: 143 persons set to get national honours

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Tamar Blake, who raised an alarm when a woman tried to register a baby snatched from the Victoria Jubilee Hospital in January, is among more than 100 Jamaicans appointed to the various orders of societies of honour and given badges of honour this…

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143 persons set to get national honours

Gleaner on August 6th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

Tamar Blake, who raised an alarm when a woman tried to register a baby snatched from the Victoria Jubilee Hospital in January, is among more than 100 Jamaicans appointed to the various orders of societies of honour and given badges of honour this…

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‘God’s baby’ - Parents praise strength of 6-y-o whose penis was cut off by teen, worry about desire for vengeance

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Tension lingers in a St Thomas community where a six-year-old boy was chopped multiple times and his penis dismembered, allegedly by a 16-year-old boy last Friday. The police say the boy remains hospitalised but has been doing…

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143 persons set to get national honours

Gleaner on August 6th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

Tamar Blake, who raised an alarm when a woman tried to register a baby snatched from the Victoria Jubilee Hospital in January, is among more than 100 Jamaicans appointed to the various orders of societies of honour and given badges of honour this…

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‘62 memorabilia occupy pride of place in elderly couple’s home

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For display only. The plates sit neatly on a buffet in the dining room. The cups occupy pride of place in a cabinet they have called home for the greater part of 57 years. Hilary Campbell’s parents had received the memorabilia bearing the Jamaican…

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Independence through Chappy’s lens - Veteran filmmaker recalls capturing historic 1962 events

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When Jamaica gained Independence from Britain on August 6, 1962, Franklyn ‘Chappy’ St Juste was among the cinematographers capturing the celebrations for posterity at the National Stadium. St Juste had only migrated to Jamaica from Trinidad and…

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Jamaican Medicine: From Independence to the present

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To say that healthcare in Jamaica has come a long way from our colonial days is an understatement. To say how far behind we are where our true potential lies is an embarrassment. Nevertheless, Jamaicans enjoy one of the highest life expectancies…

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Independence messages

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The following are edited exceprts from Independence messages by the governor general, prime minister and leader of the Opposition. Let’s value and respect each other The theme of our Independence celebrations this year, ‘One Nation, One…

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Kenyan president on three-day state visit

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and his wife, Margaret, arrived in Jamaica at the Norman Manley International Airport yesterday for a three-day state visit. Kenyatta and his delegation were greeted on arrival by Governor General Sir Patrick Allen,…

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#Jamaica57 (Part One): Food … satisfying palates, bonding people

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The magic in the Jamaican cuisine comes from a mixture of the different techniques and flavours from different parts of the world. Families have bonded over mannish water and curried goat and white rice or lymed around the domino table with tender jerked pork topped with homemade pepper sauce, a glass of lemonade or a bottle of beer.

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