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CIRCUIT RACING : DOUG GORE'S KIA-BEAST WILL BE UNLEASHED AT DOVER RACEWAY!

Your life can change in an instant - Naomi Osaka. Read on the 'Animal Farm' - "Life is the lock - determination is the key" - Lightning Bolt! Will he strike again? I would not bet against it! His drive has no comparison - all wheel drive? No, Bolt-Lightning-drive! At the Independence of Speed, like the rising sun, the IP and MP classes shone with life-giving brilliance. The on-track duels were evenly disbursed and like gladiators on the Roman stage, pride [...]

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Goodbye plastic!

If you have ever gone to the supermarket then you are familiar with the sight of endless plastic bags.  Sometimes the bags are doubled as they can hardly accommodate the groceries.  There is hardly any Jamaican home that does not have a ‘stash’ of these plastic bags. Where do these bags usually end up? In the ever growing pile of garbage that at times threatens to overpower us or in our gullies blocking our drains. Styrofoam worries The other popular container in Jamaican [...]

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Party Planning on a budget!

Often party plans can get shelved when consumers are faced with huge costs. So what can you do when you want to plan a party but your budget is not up to the task? Don't worry I can give you tips on how to plan a fabulous party with limited resources. Budget The first thing to organize for the party is knowing exactly what funds are available for the party.  If you have a clear budget then you will avoid problems down [...]

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The Hidden Problem of Elder Abuse

We often speak, nowadays, of our most vulnerable citizens and the need to protect and care for them. The fact is, their needs and concerns are often "swept under the carpet," because they are unable or unwilling to speak up for themselves, and have no one to champion their cause. Because advocacy is certainly needed - strong advocacy. Such vulnerable groups include young children;"youth at risk," usually living in financially deprived circumstances; the LGBT community; commercial sex workers and other [...]

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FORMULA 1 : MERCEDES' DISGRACEFUL ACT!

Lewis Hamilton is the defending World Champion. Entering the Russian GP, Lewis sat comfortably at the top of the table with a yawning points gap. Bottas, for reasons he might not be able to explain, acquires exceptional attributes in Russia. He was in a lion's attire in a field with hapless sheep. The defending champion was upstaged in qualifying. Not a feeling he is familiar with. The race did nothing to alter Bottas' dominance. Bottas drove with purpose and was obviously seeking [...]

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CIRCUIT RACING : CHEATING IS RACING!

Rain, rain, plus more rain. But, some drivers and their machines delivered parcels of brilliant speed! More later. Nissan will not be overlooked. Nissan was celebrated recently at a Revival festival in the USA. A magnificent video of the Datsun 110's rise to prominence, thanks to the work of a dedicated bunch of hotrodders, took center-stage. But, in the video the importance of victory and the measures which may be applied to ensure it's fruits came to the fore. Motor racing tests man, [...]

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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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