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Launch of Kingston 145 Celebrations
Excerpt from Observer Column - 17 April 2017 by Jean Lowrie-Chin Kington Mayor Senator Delroy
Williams hosted a colourful launch of the 145 th Anniversary
celebration as Kingston as the Capital City of Jamaica. The launch which took
place at South Parade, f...

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‘Won’t you help to sing … Redemption Song!’
Observer column published MON 17 April 2017 by Jean Lowrie-Chin Her last Facebook post was of an animated cat, wishing
everyone a friendly “‘Goog’ Morning!” 
However, Dawn Nugent did not live to see last Wednesday morning.  She had driven to her home in Gol...

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William Mahfood and Jamaica’s promise
Observer column published 10 April 2017 by Jean Lowrie-Chin PHOTOS FROM AFJ FACEBOOK PAGE William Mahfood receives his award from IWF President Wendy Hart Former US Ambassador to Jamaica Hon Brenda LaGrange-Johnson US Ambassador Hon Luis Moreno  and Mrs Mor...

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Jamaica Education Enrichment Kudos
State Minister in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, Hon. Floyd Green (right), in discussion with United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director, Maura Barry-Boyle (left) and Chairman of the Digicel Foundation, Je...

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The Alan Magnus Effect
by Jean Lowrie-Chin Excerpt from Observer column - 3rd April 2017 Alan with his dear Kerry and friends at farewell event RJR Group CEO presents a cheque to the phenomenal Alan Magnus We waxed nostalgic at a farewell event last
Friday for Jamaica’s undispute...

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Our people deserve better
Jamaica Observer column by Jean Lowrie-Chin published  3 April 2017 The countries dubbed the
happiest in the world are those which provide solid social services for their
citizens.  This does not come at an easy cost but as one of my friends
from Norway tol...

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A futurist, a PM, a path for Jamaica
Jamaica Observer column  by   Jean Lowrie-Chin -  published  MON 27 March 2017  Edie Weiner - JIS photo The address by futurist Edie Weiner last Monday gave
us a thought-provoking context for the Budget Presentation by Prime Minister
Andrew Holness the next...

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Portia Simpson Miller’s historic journey
Most Hon Portia Simpson Miller  Observer
column published 20 March 2017  by Jean Lowrie-Chin Portia Simpson Miller’s budget presentation
last week was in fact a fond farewell. What a journey she has had – serving for
over 40 years as Member of Parliament of...

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Sister Mary Paschal – what a life!
Jamaica Observer
column published 6 March 2017  by Jean Lowrie-Chin Sister Mary Paschal Figueroa, addressing the Congregation at the celebration of her 80 th   Anniversary as a Sister of Mercy last August. In this week celebrating International
Women’s Day,...

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Jamaica getting well-tuned
Excerpt from Observer
column published 20 FEB 2017 b y Jean Lowrie-Chin Garfene
Grandison posted a query in social media about the heavy traffic in the
Corporate Area since the beginning of the year. 
My response was that I was hearing and seeing growing in...
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