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Jamaica

Jamaica’s Opposition Party Leader Calls For Contract Workers To Get Benefits

Dr. Peter Phillips, the People’s National Party led Opposition Leader in making his contribution to the Budget Debate recently stated that a PNP government under his watch will end contract employment as it seeks to create a more equitable society. Dr. Phillips said contract employment denies workers the rights and benefits won for them by the trade union movement. He […]

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South Korean Cult Leader Gets 15 Years For Multiple Rape

Pastor Lee Jaerock, a South Korean cult leader, is set to spend fifteen years behind bars after being convicted to multiple rapes of eight female followers – some of whom believed he was God. According to press reports, Lee set up the Manmin Central Church in Guro, once a poor area of Seoul, with just 12 followers in 1982. The […]

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Is Trump Good For America?

The origin of the old adage, “If you don’t stand for something, you’ll fall for anything,” is still in doubt, but it has been attributed to Alexander Hamilton, Peter Marshall, Irene Dunne, among others. However, one of the earliest citations of its usage is attributed to Gordon A. Eadie a medical doctor who, in a 1945 issue of the Journal Mental […]

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Kim Jong Un Warns It’s Business As Usual

North Korean strongman Kim Jong Un started the new year with a bang and was in no mood to make nice with the U.S. In his new year’s speech, he made it clear to the U.S. that his nuclear button is on hand at all times. “The United States can never fight a war against me and our state,” Kim […]

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Jamaica’s Opposition Leader Names New Shadow Cabinet

Opposition Leader Dr. Peter Phillips has announced a new slate of spokespersons for his shadow cabinet. Below is a full list of the appointees and their portfolios. In the Office of the Leader of Opposition: Dr. Peter Phillips – Defence Anthony Hylton – Development & National Physical Planning and the National Housing Trust (NHT) Sophia Fraser Binns – Land and […]

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Lew Kuan Yew – A Leader Who Has Left Behind A Rich Legacy

Lee Kuan Yew, who is said to be the father of Singapore, was no ordinary leader. The 91-year-old leader who recently died has left behind a rich legacy that is  difficult to match by leaders either in the past or currently. Born in 1923, Lee co-founded Singapore in 1965 when he declared its independence from Malaysia and led the country […]