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Drag Challenge#4 - as seen from the lens. (Part 2)

The saga continues. What is he really looking at? Two hot babes? Will need more than one Supligen! Machine programmed to abuse air! How could this docile beast be someone's worst nightmare? Game face - check. Little T! Do not think about the jeans shorts (babe to his right)! Who needs brakes - I have a parachute! EGs at a drag race are like hot chicks during Carnival - they are everywhere! Mr Eddie - a master at the game! Big Up sir! Stay tuned, the grapevine speaks of [...]

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DACOSTA CUP TEAMS NEED TO STEP UP

Even if St. Elizabeth Technical High School should avenge the hiding their received from Jamaica College during last season's Olivier Shield final and advance to the finals of the inaugural LIME Super Cup, there will be need for much introspection for those who manage and coach the teams representing the DaCosta Cup this year. STETHs is the only school from the D'Cup that is still alive in the LIME Super Cup and if current trends have anything to say, Saturday could [...]

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Circuit Racing: Is TA1 still the fastest machine at Dover?

Doug 'Hollywood' Gore has done it all in Jamaican and Caribbean motorsports. We do not need to reflect on his achievements to confirm that he is a 'solid' driver and he still maintains an unyielding passion for motorsports. He reigns supreme in the second city and I have been to numerous events at Ironshore and Dover where he simply crushed the opposition with horrifying pace and poise aboard his then invincible fleet of Evos. And despite what some might think, [...]

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Big Jump in the Doing Business Indicator Ranking, More Improvements Expected

by Juan Pedro Schmid = 50-what? That was my reaction when the IDB representative told me the news that Jamaica had moved up in the World Bank’s Doing Business indicator from 94 in 2014 to 58 in 2015 (the World Bank changed the methodology, so officially they moved from 85 to 58, not too bad either). We all know that Jamaica is in the process of doing a series of reforms that will positively impact on the Doing Business indicator. They will come [...]

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High School students get married

It came to my attention while reading an article in The Gleaner entitled “Hitched in high school!” on October 30, 2014, that two teenagers (who were still attending High School) were permitted to get married in December 2013. Imagine my shock upon reading about this case. These Two high-school students became husband and wife at ages 16 and 17 just last year. The 17-year-old was a fifth former student at the time while the 16-year-old was a fourth form student. Although the [...]

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Motor Sports

Drag Challenge#4 - as seen from the lens. (Part 1)

If you love motorsports, if you are a drag racing fan and you reside on the rock, you must be aware of the Nestle Supligen Drag Racing Series - no excuse will be accepted! It is still my duty to inform and educate where possible and also to expose to the global village, some of the unique aspects of our speed-culture including what we have achieved on our minute slice of paradise. Visual Art! Spare engine. Air Conservation. DIY restraining order - observe bottle. The [...]

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