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Save gas! Save Money!

In recent years there have been a lot of interest in getting good quality gas for our cars.  Quite a number of people sustained heavy financial loss due to bad gas. However it had me thinking how else can I save money on gas? Know your fuel consumption It is important to know how much you spend on gas weekly.  This will ensure that there is an idea of how much is spent on a weekly basis. It will also show how [...]

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Downtown Kingston: Has Its Revival Time Finally Come?

Last week, I was at the official opening of UN House (where all the UN offices in Jamaica will shortly be residing, under one roof) at the International Seabed Authority Building. A sight glimpsed through an empty office window really moved me. Beyond rows of corrugated roofs, barbed wire and satellite dishes and flanked by cell phone towers rose the Ward Theatre, like a dignified elderly lady. She shone white in the evening sun, but even from a distance I [...]

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Should you invest?

Often our picture of investors are wealthy businessmen who have several homes and a large supply of cash.  We imagine that only the very wealthy can afford to invest as there is a risk that the average person would not be able to accept. Investing after all is a risky business right? Investing -  Making the right steps That image of an investor is not accurate as they are varying types of investments. Investment is money that is expected to produce income or profit. [...]

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FORMULA 1: HAMILTON DEFIANT IN DEFEAT! PART 4

FERRARI A charging, scarlet-red Ferrari, being driven by multiple champion Vettel, himself a German and Red Bull machines served a tasty treat for Hamilton. In the late stages of the GP, millions of viewers worldwide were struck by a wizard's wand. It appeared as if Hamilton was deliberately slowing his pace to allow the chasing machines to smother his team-mate's title-clinching flame! For several laps, the palpable, riveting drama unfolded and collided with an unpredictable climax. Bernie and the boys could not [...]

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FORMULA 1: HAMILTON DEFIANT IN DEFEAT! PART 3

Did Hamilton relax at the end of the 2015 season after winning the Drivers' title? Was he wrapped in pride's  glow? Did he ignore his first duty as a race-car driver? His primary responsibility - to win races - was apparently removed from all of the burners on Lewis Hamilton's platinum plated stove as 2015 came to a close . When he recovered in 2016, he had a yawning points gap to close and a confident team-mate to address. Possibly, the [...]

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FORMULA 1: HAMILTON DEFIANT IN DEFEAT! PART 2

Mercedes AMG Petronas is the current umbrella under which German car manufacturer Mercedes Benz operates in Formula 1. Mercedes Benz is no stranger to Formula 1. In fact Mercedes Benz can boast with titles from as far back as the 1950s! So, a rookie the manufacturer is not. In the modern era, beginning in 2010, the road to constructors and World Drivers' Championships was not paved by first world contractors. Potholes, craters and 'swimming pools' were evenly dispersed along the racing [...]

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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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