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CIRCUIT RACING: BARBADOS FESTIVAL OF SPEED!

There is no need to reinvent the wheel. But, sometimes we need to see as many wheels as possible before we accept that we can use what works! Jamaica is still an island laden with possibilities but we still have not learnt how to make optimum use of that which is available. We are not the Pearl of the Antilles and unfortunately, we, who were once giants, whether we want to concede or not, are now reduced to dwarfs in several [...]

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YOU MUST WATCH RED BULL GLOBAL RALLYCROSS!

I have been addicted to Red Bull Global Rallycross from the day I was introduced to the psychotic beings which ply their trade on the complicated surfaces which the organizers conceive for each round. Do not know what I am talking about? If you subscribe to the content of these pages you must know the name Ken Block. And if you do, close your eyes and transport Ken Block and his steroids-fed machine to the start line. Then just imagine that [...]

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No taxes? No problems!

Can you imagine a world where no one paid taxes? In a perfect world the cost of the item would be the one marked on the price tag.  Imagine taking home more money in your pay cheque! Why do we need to pay taxes anyway? Taxes -Importance Taxes take many forms. When you work at a job to make money, you pay income taxes. Depending on how much money you make, a certain percentage of the money you make is kept out of [...]

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MERCEDES INVADES RED BULL TERRITORY - AUSTRIAN GP!

In cricket it is well known and possibly accepted that teams prepare pitches to suit their specific needs. In F1 the rules are so designed to emasculate the strong and ensure that the feeble are in with a fighting chance. As such F1 will jog the extra mile to ensure that no advantage is gained and exploited by one team when compared to another. Parity is the principle that is applied and maintained despite the creativity which the brilliant engineers will [...]

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DRIFTING: MAD MIKE IS AT IT AGAIN! (Goodwood Festival of Speed)

If you are a VIP member of these pages you will know that Mad Mike is held in high esteem. His feats, which usually comprise auditory explosions which can adequately treat any ailment which afflicts us, have surpassed legendary! And the fact that he rocks one of the 'sickest' machines that exited a Japanese brain is an added bonus. Mad Mike ripped through Japan in May and drove like the maniac he is! His ferocious tandem drifts saw him a fingernail [...]

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MOTOGP: SAY HI TO JACK MILLER! (DUTCH GP)

Like the Titanic, a block of ice slaughtered England and Italy sent the mob for Spain - Euro 2016! But all that pales in comparison to events which fell from the heavens in Assen. It was a day for new winners. The rain sowed seeds of uncertainty. The stars were expected to shine, but they, The Usual Suspects, with one exception, faltered and descended into a pile of scrap metal! At Assen, a deserving hero emerged from the mist. The second segment [...]

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St. John Jamaica Trains Volunteers on Zika Virus: What is Certain, and What is Not

St. John Jamaica Trains Volunteers on Zika Virus: What is Certain, and What is Not

Has the Zika Virus been with us all along? This was the question that turned itself over and over in my mind, as I sat in on a training session for St. John Ambulance volunteers at their Kingston head...

DJOKOVIC RISING: COULD ECLIPSE FEDERER

DJOKOVIC RISING: COULD ECLIPSE FEDERER

Novak Djokovic on Sunday won his sixth straight Australian Open title and his 11th Grand Slam to join a pantheon of greats in the sport of tennis. Only Roger Federer with 17, Rafael Nadal 14, Pete Sam...

Think First! Buy Later!

Think First! Buy Later!

How many times have you gone shopping and thought you found the perfect item only to be disappointed when you got home? Maybe you discovered that the item was flawed or soiled and so the price you...

GRAF BLUNTS SERENA'S QUEST FOR FURTHER GLORY

GRAF BLUNTS SERENA'S QUEST FOR FURTHER GLORY

The spectre of Steffi Graf loomed over the Australian Open final between Serena Williams and Angelique Kerber on Saturday. If Serena won she would have joined Graf on 22 Grand Slam titles the most eve...

CIRCUIT RACING: FOREIGN INVASION AT DOVER RACEWAY!

CIRCUIT RACING: FOREIGN INVASION AT DOVER RACEWAY!

I am not very good at masking my views about the direction in which circuit racing continues to plummet. My own personal experiences, which will laid bare in a series of blogs, will confirm that an et...

Proper Solid Waste Management Involves all of us

Proper Solid Waste Management Involves all of us

by Syreta Roberts Photo by Rosemary Clarice Hanna The Bahamas markets itself as a Tourist destination: An archipelago of 700 islands and Cays with white sand beaches, aqua transparent water and a gr...

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