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FORMULA 1: ROSBERG'S PLUNDERING WAYS CONTINUE, BUT......

In some developed countries you are obligated to tip waiters and waitresses. In Japan it is regarded as offensive if you do! We continue to exist in a never-diminishing-in-interest and still a remarkable world. A team which narrowly missed relegation regrouped and at 5000-1 odds, the team rose and transformed the impossible dream into victorious reality. I have never watched the team play, but I must celebrate what they have accomplished and the lessons everyone will learn from their Shock and [...]

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FORMULA 1: HAMILTON'S WOES CONTINUE!

On this the fabulous 'rock' this saying exists - Bad luck worse than obeah! There are firm believers and disciples of that faith and if they tell you a story or two, chances are you will be converted after the first uncanny tale. F1 addicts will be easy to convert at present! Lewis Hamilton fans do not need a convincing tale - 2016 has done enough thus far! The current and defending F1 World Champion has had more misery in 2016 [...]

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CIRCUIT RACING: URGENT FURY - JAMWEST TEASER

All wheels will be rolling to Jamwest Speedway, May -21st-22nd,  to witness our version of armageddon! Machines with visions of speed and dreams of victory, from all sectors of the Caribbean, will assemble at the fastest track in the region - Jamwest Speedway. It is a track which taunts the brave, excites the ambitious and rewards he who is both prepared and cunning. Do you think you have what it takes to conquer the monster? Observe a phenom at play and [...]

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Should parents pay auxiliary fees or should they be removed?

Do you have a son or daughter attending school? Well if it is in recent times you might remember the inevitable costs associated with going to school. The cost of books, stationery items, lunch money, uniform costs and bus fare. The biggest strain on everyone's budget though is the payment of school fees due at the beginning of each school year. Depending on the high school, parents have had to pay steadily increasing school fees. Schools charge these auxiliary fees to  offset [...]

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Learning about Jamaica’s Forests by Hiking the Blue Mountains

by Anaitée Mills Panoramic view of the Blue & John Crow Mountains, Jamaica. Xaymaca is the Taino name for Jamaica which translates into “land of wood and water” but how much wood and how much water does Jamaica have today? The Forestry Department figured out a way to teach enthusiastic hikers about the state of forests and watershed management in Jamaica. Every year, a challenging hike is organized in March to explore trails around our world renowned Blue Mountains, named as such because [...]

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Should you import your vehicle?

There are several options for buying a car. You might be interested in buying a 'new' car off the lot, someone who has a car might advertise it for sale in the paper, banks might be also advertise repossessed cars  or you can import one from overseas. Have you ever really considered importing a vehicle? The Motor Vehicle Imports Policy has been amended to allow for importation of motor cars and light commercial vehicles of ages not exceeding five (5) years and [...]

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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...

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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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