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Published:Tuesday | March 8, 2011 | 12:00 AM
Linkage Radio Reggae Awards 2011 Entertainer of the Year is I-Octane (third from left). Others are from left: North American Gleaner's Anthony Turner, Journalist of the Year, Canadian recording artist Shalli and Hertha Beckman of Entertainment Report, TVJ, Jamaica. - Contributed
Denroy Morgan (left), patriarch and founder of Morgan Heritage hangs out backstage at the Linkage Reggae Awards in New York on Saturday night with model Ayteesha Kinsey and rising star, recording artist J Yungg who performed at the gala event. - Contributed
Singers Sulma Chambers and Vonroy Rochester from the Mexican Embassy pose at the Jazz for the Ward Theatre Foundation under the distin-guished patronage of Mexican Ambassador Leonora Rueda at the Institute of Jamaica lecture hall downtown Kingston on Sunday. - Rudolph Brown/Photographer
Executive director of the Bureau of Women's Affairs, Faith Webster (right), greets Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture Olivia Grange at a church service to commemorate the centenary of International Women's Day, at the Hope United Church in Kingston on Sunday. - Contributed
Clover Edwards makes her way into the Jamaica Pegasus hotel on Saturday night for the Incorporated Masterbuilders Association of Jamaica annual awards banquet. - Winston Sill/Freelance Photographer
United States First Lady Michelle Obama greets children as she arrives for the National Education Association's 14th annual Read Across America Day, last Wednesday, at the Library of Congress in Washington dc. - AP
Petite Loeri Robinson poses at Sagicor Liguanea branch awards dinner and celebration at The Knutsford Court Hotel in New Kingston last Wednesday. - Rudolph Brown/Photographer

It's International Women's Day and the past weekend saw much activity here and abroad.

1. Lawyers in trouble

Complaints are reportedly piling up against several lawyers who are said to have shafted their clients. Universally, the complaints relate to money collected on clients' behalf and not turned over. The General Legal Council will have its hands full trying to separate the good from the bad.

2. Where's the traffic light?

Some people are asking why the authorities have not seen it fit to install traffic lights in front of the University of Technology (UTech) gate. it is most dangerous to negotiate the right turn out of the compound onto Old Hope Road. Please don't wait until tragedy strikes before doing something.

3. It's coming!

When is a patron no longer a patron? Surely the answer to that is easy. It has to be when the principals feel that you are no longer of any worth. Listen for the announcement.

4. The big reveal!

Beware of a jealous woman - they warn. People are saying the waiver racket is about to burst wide open because the wife caught her husband cheating with her very best friend. Now she is gathering all the relevant documents for her big reveal.