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Westmoreland man on murder, shooting charges9:51 am

WESTMORELAND, Jamaica —  A Westmoreland labourer has been charged in relation to a shooting incident that claimed the life of a man and resulted in the injury of two... Read More

Top Democrat Pelosi orders Trump articles of impeachment9:30 am
WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Thursday told congressional leaders to draw up articles of impeachment against Donald Trump, saying his...... Read More

St Andrew man charged with two counts of shooting, arson 9:11 am
ST ANDREW, Jamaica — A man has been charged with two counts of shooting and arson in relation to an incident which happened on Tuesday.... Read More

US ambassador shares priority list with AMCHAM executives 8:54 am
KINGSTON, Jamaica — United States Ambassador to Jamaica, Donald Tapia has reiterated that cyber security, energy, and closer US-Jamaica trade links are some of the key...... Read More

Man shot dead in Westmoreland 8:27 am
WESTMORELAND, Jamaica — The police are probing the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a man and the seizure of a firearm and several rounds of ammunition in...... Read More

Cops nab 4 alleged phone grabbers, one accused car thief 8:05 am
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Five men have been charged with offences stemming from robberies committed in two separate incidents, the police are reporting.... Read More

Curfew extended in Waterford, St Catherine 7:49 am
ST CATHERINE, Jamaica — The curfew that was imposed in Waterford, St Catherine on Monday until 6:00 pm today, has been extended by 48 hours, the police are...... Read More

ECJ registers third political party7:31 am
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The United Independents' Congress (UIC), having satisfied the requirements of the Representation of the People (Amendment) Act 2016, has been...... Read More

NEWS

Data Protection Act could restrict marketing through telecoms firms

TELECOMS providers and other entities could find it harder to push their products to potential customers if the parliamentary committee which is reviewing the Data... Read More

Concern J'can culture could pose challenge with sexual harassment Bill
JAMAICA'S “highly sexualised culture” could pose a major challenge to the enforcement of laws against sexual harassment when they are passed, experts...... Read More

Remain alert even as hurricane season ends, says official
DIRECTOR of the Meteorological Service of Jamaica Evan Thompson says that although the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane season has officially ended, Jamaicans should always be...... Read More

Churches urged to become more involved in HIV fight
THE Jamaica Council of Churches (JCC) is encouraging its members to become more engaged in the fight against human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), by educating their...... Read More

SPORT

Departing Reggae Girlz head coach urges JFF to do more for Women's football

In the midst of his departure as head coach of the senior Reggae Girlz team, Hue Menzies has once again urged the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) to... Read More

Record-setting ATL Sporting Clays challenge
Campion College dethroned Hillel Academy to post their first win at this year's ATL Automotive Inter Schools Sporting Clays Challenge, while Savannah...... Read More

Manchester FA boss Baron Watson wants parish team back in RSPL
Having been given his own mandate on Sunday, president of the Manchester Football Association Baron Watson's first priority is to get one of his clubs...... Read More

JCA, UWI sign three-year MOU
THE University of the West Indies (UWI), through the Faculty of Sport and the Mona Academy of Sport, yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the...... Read More

BUSINESS

Digicel evaluating refinancing options

Regional telecommunications giant, Digicel is currently evaluating its refinancing options over part of its debt pile, which currently stands at... Read More

LATAM strengthens connection with fastest-growing region — Bartlett
Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has described the commencement of LATAM's non-stop flights between Peru and Montego Bay as a major boost for the connection of the...... Read More

McGowan for Tech Beach
World-leading banking innovator Claudette McGowan is one of the leading participants being featured in this year's staging of Tech Beach to be held in Montego Bay...... Read More

Mailpac lists on JSE Junior Market today
After a very successful public offering, the listing committee of the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) approved Mailpac Group Limited's (MGL) application...... Read More

ENTERTAINMENT

Buju, Ifrica cry foul

At least two Jamaican artistes are denying reports that they have been booked for the Nigeria Reggae Festival later this month. The management for... Read More

Wayne still working wonders
A remake of singer Wayne Wonder's No Letting Go by Chicago house/remix duo Dirty Werk (DJ Bam Bam and Steve Smooth) topped the...... Read More

Black Queen gives hope
Nobody Knows My Pain is the latest song from Black Queen. It speaks to the plight of Jamaicans quietly suffering from chronic lifestyle...... Read More

Treasure found at Hope Gardens
The songs that made Treasure Isle one of reggae's greatest labels rocked Hope Gardens on November 25, during a tribute to four of the musicians who...... Read More

ALL WOMAN

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Blending the bonus family
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Happy birthday Ny'Andre
Birthday greetings to Ny'Andre Callum who will be celebrating his second birthday on December 7. Love from mom, dad, sister Nyra-Nique, grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins,...... Read More

COLUMNS

The reality of the Holness Administration — Part 1

We are approaching the end of another calendar year and then in another two months from the end of the year we would have completed four full years of the Andrew... Read More

The Buju Banton phenomenon
December 7, 2019 will mark the first anniversary of the return of Buju Banton to his home, Jamaica, and to the welcoming arms of his overjoyed fans globally. Buju's...... Read More

Government must shed timidity in fighting violent criminality
No Government of Jamaica will readily admit that we are a nation in crisis, yet, by any definition, Jamaica is at a serious tipping point, especially where violent murders are...... Read More

Brand Jamaica is like a leaky bucket
Prime Minister Andrew Holness is committing to monetise Brand Jamaica. Said he: “We always hear talk about Brand Jamaica but we do not monetise...... Read More

REGIONAL

Flanker residents hail $20-m social and economic projects in their community

FLANKER, St James — Flanker residents have welcomed the $20-million projects being established in the inner-city community, pointing out that the initiative would... Read More

For outstanding service
Bunker's Hill, Trelawny — Thirteen members of Unity Baptist Church in Bunker's Hill Trelawny were recently recognised for outstanding...... Read More

Round Hill awards long-serving employees
ROUND HILL, Hanover — Some 78 employees at the famed Round Hill Hotel and Villas in Hanover were recently recognised by the hotel at their Long Service...... Read More

Police win inaugural TMC inter-agency quiz title
FALMOUTH, Trelawny — The Trelawny Police Division team defeated the Social Development Commission 27-17 to become champions of...... Read More

EDITORIALS

Sexual Harassment Bill — still some ways to go

We in this space are among those who impatiently await the passage into law of the Act to Make Provision for the Prevention of Sexual Harassment and... Read More

Disappointment on targets, but Jamaica AIDS Support gives hope
We share the disappointment of all the stakeholders and the country as a whole in hearing from local experts that Jamaica will not meet the Joint United Nations...... Read More

Has the PNP's Mr Fitz Jackson gone rogue?
We are in no position to say whether Mr Fitz Jackson, the People's National Party (PNP) chairman and spokesman on national security, has gone rogue in seeming to depart from...... Read More

A good plan, Prime Minister, but we need details
Today's world cries out for an education system that caters for science, technology, and critical thinking in a focused and dedicated way.... Read More

AUTO

Hamilton caps season with dominant win at Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (CMC) — Six-time world champion Lewis Hamilton dominated from pole to finish as he capped off the Formula One season with victory... Read More

Feels like 'first time' as Hamilton ends pole drought in Abu Dhabi
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AFP) — Lewis Hamilton smiled with relief after grabbing his record-extending 88th pole position yesterday and revealed it felt...... Read More

Audi A4 tweaks winning formula
AUDI made the bold decision to put its celebrated, mid-size sedan — the A4 — under the knife. The result? A more modern, sophisticated, and sportier...... Read More

'It's not our fault'
CECIL Morgan, Transport Authority's (TA) managing director, says expanding the number of route taxis in the Corporate Area is not the reason for rampant recklessness...... Read More

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