Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Thursday | December 27, 2012
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Balance of Payments - Jamaicans have a culture of dependence
What is the Balance of Payments?The balance of payments (BOP) records the monetary transactions between Jamaica and the rest of the world for a specific period of time; monthly, quarterly or annually...

Building on our sporting successes
BY 1962, we already had track heroes Arthur Wint, George Rhoden, and Herb McKenley and cricket superstar George Headley, but George Kerr's double gold 50 years ago at the Central American and Caribbean Games started a new...

Time for us to clean up our act
IN THE decades around Independence, there were numerous complaints in the media and elsewhere that littering had almost become part of the Jamaican culture...

Omega-3 fats for brain health
WHEN GRANDMA told you that fish was brain food she was right.Fish oils are high in special essential fatty acids (EFA) called the omega-3 fats. The main EFA's in fish oil have long scientific names abbreviated to EPA and DHA.

Give guidance to those at life's crossroads
HELLO MI neighbour! At the beginning of 2012, I wrote a piece admonishing us to look out especially for those neighbours who stand at some of life's confusing crossroads, uncertain of the next move.As we embark on 2013, the admonition is repeated...

Protect the rights of all Jamaicans
IN JAMAICA, when it comes to the sexual orientation of minority groups, we are perhaps most familiar with the terms 'homosexual', 'bisexual', and 'lesbian'. Same-sex attraction and activities have not generally been accepted as part of the sexual culture of the count...

Safeguard the rights of all Jamaicans
IN JAMAICA, when it comes to the sexual orientation of minority groups, we are perhaps most familiar with the terms 'homosexual', 'bisexual', and 'lesbian'.


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