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Caribbean District of Optimist grabs all three top global awards

What has been described as a “rare occurrence” in the Optimist movement across the globe took place recently when the Optimist International Caribbean District won the three top international awards for 2018 from among 51 Districts, for the second consecutive year. The district governor for the Caribbean in 2017-2018 was Jamaican Calvin A Hunter, who […]

Service ABOVE Self: Mr Sewell and Miss Walford

Crazy-Ex Girlfriend(CXG), Most Important Song Nominated for the Emmys

CXG, the CW musical comedy show that ended earlier this year, is beloved for many reasons — its genius songs top among them. Throughout the show’s four seasons, Rachel Bloom, along with songwriting partners Jack Dolgen and Adam Schlesinger, have given us the musical accompaniment to so many of our innermost feelings, including Jewish guilt, ambivalence over the term JAP, and our […]

Shaggy in the spotlight, and shines

Farm Helps Mustard Seed Community to Be Self-Sufficient

For Elloreece Burrell, a Jamaican living in Tampa, Florida in the United States of America, touring the Mustard Seed Communities run Jerusalem Children’s Village in Spanish Town was both a touching and enlightening experience. The retired nurse, who does Outreach Ministry to Jamaica annually, was a member of the Diaspora team, who toured the children’s village during […]

New Ganja Patent Bill to be tabled