August 2012 Blog Posts (30)

Jamaican conquers iconic Swiss mountain

JAMAICAN climber Darren Jordon achieved another mountaineering landmark when he successfully summited the Matterhorn, Switzerland’s iconic peak last week.

At 14,690 feet (4,478 metres), the Matterhorn is one of Europe’s most recognised landmarks, and is widely regarded as one of the continent’s toughest and most challenging mountains to climb.…

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Added by CShout1 on August 29, 2012 at 6:39pm — No Comments

Press Release Jamaica 50 Secretariat endorses Inaugural Disabilities Friendly Gala …Jamaican Disabilities Breaks

The Jamaica 50 Secretariat has endorsed the nation’s first Disabilities Friendly Gala an event to further enhance the access of the nation’s disabled populace.

The event will see those who make up the nation’s disabled community upping its attempt to ensure that all persons who…

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Added by Maia Chung on August 28, 2012 at 8:25am — No Comments

Rural Agricultural Development Authority Urges Farmers to Observe Best Practices for Severe Weather Conditions- Jamaica





August 26-2012



The Rural Agricultural Development Authority RADA in light of the severe weather now threatening the nation, is again reiterating previous warnings

at this time to the nations’ farmers to be on heightened alert, to minimize any fallout from the severe weather conditions associated with the tropical storm system which is in close vicinity to the island.

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Added by Maia Chung on August 26, 2012 at 2:07am — No Comments

She did what she loved

It was a Sunday morning and Janet Bloom Fabres was lying in her bed at her mother’s house in England, wondering and worrying about what she could do to support herself…
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Added by CShout1 on August 21, 2012 at 7:41pm — No Comments

Jaime Lee Loy Making people think through ART

“My work is like home to me. It comes from a very real and genuine space, created from real questions. I am only negative when I don't live up to my own standards.” Many of the creations of contemporary artist and writer Jaime Lee Loy may shock, but her aim is to explore rather than to sensationalise some of…
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Added by CShout1 on August 21, 2012 at 7:39pm — No Comments

Trinidad's Heidi Walcott: Too Many Talents to Choose Just one

It’s hard to believe that someone who’s used to sauntering down a catwalk or blowing kisses at the camera would be shy, but amidst breathy, blushy giggles, Heidi Walcott…

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Added by CShout1 on August 21, 2012 at 7:36pm — No Comments

Autism Projects Lions Club of Kingston Jamaica Helps Raise Autism Awareness





The Club partnered with the Maia Chung Autism and Disabilities Foundation in identifying the needs of autistic children in the educational setting in Jamaica and brought awareness to the public on issues related to autists.



We conducted several projects with a selected institution, the Adonijah…

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Added by Maia Chung on August 21, 2012 at 3:52am — No Comments

Jamaica Council For Persons With Disabilities Presents the Inaugural Disability Friendly Awards Gala - Jamaica



SAVE THE DATE







To celebrate and acknowledge persons with and without disabilities, and organizations who demonstrate excellence, passion, vision and commitment to the development of persons with Disabilities in Jamaica over the past decades.



 



November 19,…

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Added by Maia Chung on August 21, 2012 at 3:25am — No Comments

Maia's Journal Coming Soon - Jamaica

My Book is coming soon

https://www.lmhpublishing.com/non-fiction?page=1

Added by Maia Chung on August 19, 2012 at 9:40pm — No Comments

Live Updates Via Radio about The Maia Chung Autism and Disabilities Foundation - Jamaica

Do you want more details on what The Maia Chung Autism and Disabilities Foundation is doing and the way forward (coz nuff tings a gwaan) tune in to



Zip103 – Sharing the Love (8:29 pm) as well as Power 106 -Sharing the Love (9:00 pm)



tomorrow Sunday August 19-2012 or sign up for - we have nuff new videos coming…



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Added by Maia Chung on August 18, 2012 at 2:20pm — No Comments

Live Updates Via Radio about The Maia Chung Autism and Disabilities Foundation - Jamaica

Do you want more details on what The Maia Chung Autism and Disabilities Foundation is doing and the way forward (coz nuff tings a gwaan) tune in to



Zip103 – Sharing the Love (8:29 pm) as well as Power 106 -Sharing the Love (9:00 pm)



tomorrow Sunday August 19-2012 or sign up for - we have nuff new videos coming…



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Added by Maia Chung on August 18, 2012 at 2:20pm — No Comments

Concerns abound for women with disabilities - Maia's Take

JAMAICA ratified the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and signed the optional protocol in 2007, but there are concerns that women and children living with disabilities here continue to battle discrimination.

The concerns were raised by the International Disability Alliance (IDA) during the recently held 52nd session of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), held at the UN Commission in New York.…

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Added by CShout1 on August 16, 2012 at 6:34pm — No Comments

Falasha Fitz-Henley Receives First David Annakie Prosthesis Grant - Jamaica

Photos: US based Jamaican David "Squeeze" Annakie is…

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Added by Maia Chung on August 14, 2012 at 6:30pm — No Comments

All Woman - Jamaican Women with Disabilities Face Severe Issues

All Woman Concerns abound for women with disabilities

By NADINE WILSON

All Woman writer wilsonn@jamaicaobserver.com Monday, August 13, 2012 Print this page Email A Friend!

JAMAICA ratified the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and signed the optional protocol in 2007, but there are concerns that women and children living with disabilities here continue to battle discrimination.

The concerns were raised by the International…

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Added by Maia Chung on August 13, 2012 at 7:27pm — No Comments

Valiant strides - Jamaica's 4x100-metre women's team sets national record

JAMAICA PICKED up its 10th medal at…

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Added by CShout1 on August 11, 2012 at 5:50pm — 1 Comment

How do you say 36.84? Booyah!!!!!

Usain Bolt won his third gold medal of the 2012 Olympics as he anchored Jamaica's sprint relay team to a sensational world…

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Added by CShout1 on August 11, 2012 at 5:36pm — No Comments

The Lightning BOLT strikes again & again!!!!!!!!!!!!

Usain Bolt gets his double-double.Bolt led a Jamaican sweep of the 200 meters, matching the fourth fastest time ever, 19.32, identical to Michael Johnson's winning time in 1996. With the win, Bolt became the first man to sweep the 100 and 200 at consecutive Olympics. He was merely one stride…

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Added by CShout1 on August 9, 2012 at 6:54pm — No Comments

Jamaica's Big Party Independence Weekend Included the RTI weekend parties!

Check out the pictures and attendees that made the cut to our photo gallery!

http://outaroad.com/gallery3/index.php/Impy-Skimpy-and-Pretty-In-Pink-RTI-Negril-Weekend

Added by Maia Chung on August 8, 2012 at 12:56am — No Comments

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