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A sea of wisdom

Ingrid Walter is an award-winning journalist and communications specialist whose professional experience spans television, radio, print, politics and publishing. A Sea of Wisdom, Island Proverbs, which she co-produced with Sabina Theobalds is Ingrid’s first book. In part inspired by the proverbs Ingrid’s grandmother told her as a child growing up in Jamaica, the book is …

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Herb tea, castor oil and the chamber pot – it’s back to school time!

We never looked forward to the start of any school term. In addition to the realization that “wi free paper bun”, judgment day was always that last Saturday just before school reopened, when all the joys of the holidays would evaporate into the feverish preparation of uniform and books for school, and the forbidding prospect …

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Casinos: To be or not to be

While the authorities vacillate between its existence and nothingness, several islands in the Caribbean continue to reap big rewards from casino gambling, enjoying a lifestyle superior to that of the moral majority in Jamaica. While residents of a few of these islands are relieved of the burden of paying income taxes, Jamaica continues to suffer …

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