Archive for August, 2016

Table salt can cure ‘elephantiasis’ in Haiti in a few years

Table salt can cure ‘elephantiasis’ in Haiti in a few years

| August 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

When Jim Reimer retired, he did not anticipate the important role he and the company would play in helping millions of Haitians combat a terrible disease. In 2012, Reimer became involved in the University of Notre Dame’s Haiti Program, which works to rid Haiti of lymphatic filariasis (LF) by 2020. LF is a disease spread […]

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Halfway Tree celebrates Usain Bolt’s 100m victory

Halfway Tree celebrates Usain Bolt’s 100m victory

| August 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Last night was a momentous occasion for sport and a proud moment for Jamaica, with Usain Bolt winning his 3rd Olympic gold medal. Check out the celebrations in Halfway Tree!

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Where has fight in developing countries gone?

Where has fight in developing countries gone?

| August 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

The ease with which developed countries appoint heads of international and multi-national organisations (sometimes in the guise of an election) is not their achievement alone; it is also the fault of developing countries who let them. Appointing heads of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has traditionally been accepted as the exclusive domain of governments of […]

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Watch: KFC Jamaica is a Big Deal – Rio 2016

Watch: KFC Jamaica is a Big Deal – Rio 2016

| August 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

We love this! Getting into the spirit of Rio Olympics 2016!

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IMF: Light up its darker crannies

IMF: Light up its darker crannies

| August 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

The International Monetary Fund (IMF), which has tormented small Caribbean economies for five decades with austerity measures and fierce conditionalities, has been exposed as adopting utterly different standards towards Europe, especially the countries of the European Currency Union.   That is except for Greece which, throughout its economic crisis, the IMF treated like a third-world country. […]

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Women empower yourselves for your communities

Women empower yourselves for your communities

| August 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

By David F. Roberts In a male dominated society such as the United Kingdom one can be forgiven for ignoring or failing to appreciate the challenges women endure on a daily basis. Notwithstanding the fact that women represent 34% of managers in the United Kingdom (the highest in Europe according to the Office for National […]

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BREAKING: Darren Sammy sacked as West Indies Cricket Captain

BREAKING: Darren Sammy sacked as West Indies Cricket Captain

| August 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Darren Julius Garvey Sammy has been dropped by the West Indies Cricket Board as captain of the regional team, of which he first took the reigns in 2010. The 32-year-old all-rounder from Dugard has been one of the most successful leaders of the West Indies cricket team in all three formats of the game. He […]

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Watch: Young Jamaican Trainer motivational message

Watch: Young Jamaican Trainer motivational message

| August 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Great motivational message from Demi – the young Jamaican trainer!

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Black Lives Matter protesters block road to Heathrow airport

Black Lives Matter protesters block road to Heathrow airport

| August 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Black Lives Matter activists protesting against racism in the UK have blocked roads in three major cities including London where traffic has been brought to a standstill outside Heathrow airport. As the movement carried out a coordinated day of action, police tried to end demonstrations in London, Birmingham and Nottingham during the morning rush hour […]

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Birmingham Sports and Cultural Day 2016

Birmingham Sports and Cultural Day 2016

| August 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Once again the ever popular Malcolm Marshall Sports & Cultural day organised by Birmingham resident and veteran promoter Sted Wallen is coming up on Sunday 28th August 2016. As always the event is expected to attract thousands of cricket enthusiasts from around the Midlands and elsewhere. The Memorial Cup which honours the late Malcolm Marshall […]

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