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Oral Tracey | Track and field is still king

Oral Tracey | Track and field is still king

Jamaica

The dust is all but settled and the clouds are just about cleared on Jamaica’s 12-medal haul at the just-concluded IAAF World Championships in Doha, Qatar. Three gold, five silver, and four bronze propelled Jamaica to third on the medal table...
Jamaica Gleaner, 22 hours ago

Predicted: People and Culture

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Vintage Voices | The formation of Jamaica’s recording industry

Vintage Voices | The formation of Jamaica’s recording industry

Jamaica

The formation of the Jamaica recording industry marked the beginning of the road that led to the success of reggae music internationally. It came right on the heels of a noticeable downturn in mento music, Jamaica’s first commercially recorded...
Jamaica Gleaner, 2 days ago

Predicted: Entertainment

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Tony Deyal | Taking it light

Tony Deyal | Taking it light

Jamaica

Normally, in the cut and thrust of Caribbean politics, any proposal by a government, especially in its annual budget, tends to generate more heat than light. However, this week in Trinidad, the light overtook the heat not by joules, not by amps,...
Jamaica Gleaner, 3 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Wolmer's rout Jose Marti 6-0

Wolmer's rout Jose Marti 6-0

Jamaica

Wolmer's used a second half surge to put away Jose Marti 6-0 in their Group E ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup encounter at the Jose Marti school grounds on Friday afternoon. The Maroons maintained their second place position with 23 points, two behind...
Jamaica Gleaner, 4 days ago

Predicted: Sports

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Shaw orders resumption of Frosty Pod Rot management project

Shaw orders resumption of Frosty Pod Rot management project

Jamaica

Agriculture Minister Audley Shaw has ordered the full resumption of the activities under the Frosty Pod Rot management project. Shaw said the decision to resume the project was made after it was identified that there was an 87 per cent increase in...
Jamaica Gleaner, 5 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Jennifer Bolt explains Doha absence

Jennifer Bolt explains Doha absence

Jamaica

Jennifer Bolt, mother of sprinting legend Usain Bolt, says she and her husband Wellesley not travelling to the just-concluded IAAF World Championships in Doha, Qatar, had nothing to do with her son’s retirement from track and field in 2017 but was...
Jamaica Gleaner, 6 days ago

Predicted: People and Culture

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Girlz target perfect advancement

Girlz target perfect advancement

Jamaica

Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz will look to consolidate Group B honours in the Concacaf women’s Olympic qualifiers when they take on last-placed US Virgin Islands (USVI) in their final game this evening at the National Stadium at 6:30 p.m. The qualifiers...
Jamaica Gleaner, 7 days ago

Predicted: Sports

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Molynes six from six

Molynes six from six

Jamaica

Molynes United passed their toughest test of the season so far, defeating Mount Pleasant FA 1-0 in their Red Stripe Premier League fixture at the Drewsland Stadium yesterday. Rayan Brown scored the only goal of the game in the 39th minute,...
Jamaica Gleaner, 8 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Vintage Voices | Dancing to the beat of early music pioneers

Vintage Voices | Dancing to the beat of early music pioneers

Jamaica

Jamaica’s earliest music pioneers on the international circuit were Owen Gray, Laurel Aitken, Wilfred ‘Jackie’ Edwards, Millie Small, and the calypsonian, Lord Flea. The name ‘Millie Small’ may perhaps be the best known owing to the immense...
Jamaica Gleaner, 9 days ago

Predicted: Entertainment

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Nearly $1 billion saved from public bodies rationalisation

Nearly $1 billion saved from public bodies rationalisation

Jamaica

Approximately $1 billion in savings to the Government has been realised from the rationalisation of public bodies to date. Executive Director of the Transformation Implementation Unit (TIU) in the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service Maria...
Jamaica Gleaner, 11 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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