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Healthy Caribbean Coalition, Calls For Radical Changes To Address Obesity

The Healthy Caribbean Coalition, HCC is calling for radical changes over the next decade to address obesity in Jamaica and the wider region. The group’s Policy Advisor, Nicole Foster, says 25-percent of Jamaican children between 5 and 9 years old, and nearly 20-percent of those between 10 and 19, will …

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PM Holness Declares Jamaica the Most Politically Stable Nation in the Caribbean

Prime Minister Holness has declared that Jamaica is the most politically stable nation in the Caribbean region. He was addressing investors at the Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference and Operations Summit at Secrets Wild Orchid Hotel in St James. He says political stability is now high on the agenda of investors …

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Jamaica Regains Top Spot As Financial Capital of the Caribbean – Keith Collister

Jamaica is regaining its place as the financial center of the Caribbean. That’s according to financial analyst and commentator, Keith Collister. He says the island is fast becoming a regional capital market. Our Business and Finance Editor, Kalilah Reynolds, has more. Mr. Collister says the large amount of activity on …

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Cowan Elected As General Secretary Of Caribbean Zonal Volleyball Organisation

Home Sports Cowan Elected As General Secretary Of Caribbean Zonal Volleyball Organisation Sports By Alrick SwabyNov 12, 2019, 00:23 am 12 General Secretary of the Jamaica Volleyball Association, Jacqueline Cowan, was elected unopposed as Secretary General of the Caribbean Zonal Volleyball Organisation at the body’s congress In Montego Bay, yesterday. …

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Jamaica’s Britany Anderson, Only Caribbean Athlete Shortlisted For IAAF Rising Star Award

Home Sports Jamaica’s Britany Anderson, Only Caribbean Athlete Shortlisted For IAAF Rising Star Award Sports By Alrick SwabyNov 05, 2019, 00:16 am 9 Jamaica’s Britany Anderson is the only Caribbean athlete short listed for the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Female Rising Star Award. The award recognize this year’s …

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Half Moon rated 13th on list of top 50 resorts in the Caribbean

Condé Nast Traveler has announced the results of its annual readers’ choice awards with Half Moon being listed number 13 among the top 50 resorts in the Caribbean and the top Jamaica resort. An elated Guy Steuart III, chairman of Half Moon in a response to the award, said that the resort …

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Caribbean Christian Centre for the Deaf gets computer lab from USF

The Caribbean Christian Centre for the Deaf (CCCD) is better equipped to serve its students thanks to a new multimillion-dollar computer lab donated by the Universal Service Fund (USF). The computer lab was commissioned on Tuesday and was completed at a cost of $7.5 million dollars. The facility has been …

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Jamaica claim silver medal at Caribbean squash championships

Jamaica took the silver medal in the team competition after losing 3-2 in a hard-fought battle against hosts Guyana as the 2019 Caribbean Area Squash Association’s Senior Championships wrapped up over the weekend. It was the showdown of the tournament as the two top-ranked teams waged an epic battle for …

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