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Over 10 Million Bottles Collected Through Wisynco ECO Club Competition

The Wisynco Eco Club Recycle Competition, with several thousand students participating from over 100 schools across the island has collected an accumulative total of 10,424,372 plastic bottles for its 2019-2020 recycling initiative.  Held under the theme, ‘Recycling Plastic, Feels Fantastic’, the competition aims to increase awareness and actions towards recycling and plastic bottle recovery; while […]

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Creative Writing Competition for Youth

Luke Williams is a gem for creating a writing competition for Jamaican youth to release their imagination. Each competitor will use their story as an escape to create a world that they control and can mold. The aim is to tell the youth to dream big. Don't let this situation keep you from that dream. Use the time to create positive ways that will impact you for the rest of your life.

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Don’t Reopen the Economy…Restructure it!

After nearly two (2) months since the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in Jamaica, there are increasing calls for the government to “reopen the Jamaican economy.” This means different things to different people. For those who were of the view that our pre-COVID-19 economy was doing well and on the right track, especially those who […]

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St. Ann’s Bay Regional Hospital Gets COVID-19 Lounge

As public hospitals across the island strengthen their readiness protocol to respond to Covid-19 patients, the St. Ann’s Bay Regional Hospital has been outfitted with a sterile and private area to serve as a lounge for the doctors and nurses who will be on call in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). The Sandals Foundation, as […]

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Jamaica Thanks South Korea For Increased Covid-19 Testing Capacity

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator the Honourable Kamina Johnson Smith, expressed Jamaica’s appreciation to the Government and people of the Republic of South Korea for test kits and equipment, which will boost Jamaica’s capacity for testing and aid in the country’s fight against [the deaded] COVID-19 pandemic. The needed supplies include 7,500 […]

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Non-Profits to the Rescue – Part 1

There are rays of hope within today's uncertainty. These beams of light are from the selfless people and organizations that are determined to combat the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Non-Profit Organizations have been on a mission to minimize the spread of Covid-19, putting others before themselves. Let's join them, working together to flatten the curve. #Togetherapart #Tanahyuhyard

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Happy Birthday Uncle Charlie, you are a hero

Not all heroes wear capes. Normally, when people hear the word “hero”, they think of Marvel or DC characters with some form of superpower. Some think of soldiers, doctors and any other person who risks their life for our country and its people. In Jamaica, the term ‘hero’ is associated with our national heroes. However, […]

Strategic Foreign Policy to Forge Ahead Beyond COVID-19