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By Denise Dennis KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Bamboo is being explored as a possible alternative to the production of plastic and Styrofoam containers as the Jamaican government embarks on a policy to ban the use of the materials. Minister without portfolio in the ministry of industry, commerce, agriculture and fisheries, J.C. Hutchinson, said the government […]

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By Stephen A. Cooper LOS ANGELES, USA — My reggae sixth sense told me it’d be a good idea to buy an extra Rasta-colored ring on the off-chance legendary Jamaican music producer Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry might return to Los Angeles; ever since meeting “The Upsetter” last November, I’d been itching to continue our conversation. So […]

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By Dr Kim Johnson PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — The Mighty Shadow, one of Trinidad and Tobago’s most original calypsonians, died on October 23, 2018, just weeks after his 77th birthday. Shadow, whose real name was Winston Bailey, brought poetry to calypso, not just in form but in subject matter, often using Tobago’s folksy reel […]

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By Youri A Kemp A superbly produced and broadcast prison documentary done by EyeWitness aired just recently. The piece was powerful, hits to the core and very well produced! The documentary, titled “Sentenced to Suffer”, showed how bad the Bahamas Department of Corrections is. We knew, or had an idea, of how bad it was/is […]

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By Melissa Martin, PhD Bring out cookies, punch, and party hats! It’s time to celebrate National Newspaper Week. “Radio was supposed kill newspapers. It didn’t. Television was supposed to kill newspapers. It didn’t. Neither will the Internet. Newspapers won’t die,” writes Jaime Richards. National Newspaper Week The 78th annual National Newspaper Week is the recognition […]

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Dear Sir: In the midst of the continuing flooding disaster in Trinidad and Tobago, I call on the authorities to redeploy CEPEP and HDC workers into hard-hit communities. Such employees should be properly assigned into areas in which homes are ruined or badly affected and residents are engaged in clean-up and urgent sanitisation activities. In […]

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Dear Sir: President Trump is trying to correct a trade imbalance by imposing tariffs on products imported from China. China has retaliated by imposing tariffs on our exports to China. Trump’s tariffs will cost automaker Ford $1 billion in 2018 and 2019 and require significant layoffs. Exports from the BMW plant in Greer, SC, are […]

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(SNO) – The Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced its weekly awards for the period of Monday, October 15 through Sunday, October 21 and the Berkeley College New York men’s soccer team was well represented. Meshema Charles earned the conference’s Player of the Week honor, while Amadou Sy was tabbed as the HVIAC Rookie of ...

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(PRESS RELEASE) – The Belle Vue Development Committee invites the residents of Belle Vue and Vieux-Fort North to attend a panel discussion on Breast Cancer. This panel discussion will be held on Thursday, 25th October, 2018 at 7:00 pm at Belle Vue Human Resource Development Centre. The panel will be constituted by the following individuals: ...

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(PRESS RELEASE) – Domino action continues in the Inter Commercial House Domino Competition with four exciting matches: Monday October 22nd 2018 GROUP A Bay Gardens on 71 points defeated SLASPA (68 points) and Sagicor (64 points) Top scorers Bay Gardens – Kenneth Augustin scored 14 points SLASPA – Jimmy Frederick scored 13 points Sagicor – ...

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