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Why do we still have a governor general?

Jamaica’s Governor General: Why Do We Still Have One? In recent weeks, Jamaicans learned just how much they’ll be dishing out as a nation for our expenses. The Government presented a budget of $710 billion for the fiscal year 2017-2018. … Continue reading

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‘Everybody’s a star’ thinking breeds fake news

Welcome to the modern era in which social media has made us all some sort of experts. First, Facebook made us all professional photographers, and later graphic designers, with those ridiculously edited photos. Of course, Twitter cleared the path and … Continue reading

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Big Thank You to NCU Journalism Students!

Originally posted on Petchary's Blog:
Last week we popped up the road to Mandeville (it’s quite an easy trip from Kingston these days, apart from one painfully narrow and potholed stretch of road) – at the invitation of the Communication…

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Jamaica’s Election 2016: My 2 Cents

It’s election time, or as Jamaicans call it, ‘silly season.’ For many, the  election season brings the opportunity to ‘earn’ an extra $500 or to devour some curried goat. For others, it’s the time to tell Jamaica and the world … Continue reading

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Daddy Sumpreme and his Fat Kid

In recent times the entity launched a campaign ‘bruk out a brukness’ -with the eye catching jackpots which promises to give Jamaicans a chance ‘to step up inna life’. But all I’ve seen is the exact opposite. Thousands gather at … Continue reading

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