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Revivalism submitted for UNESCO inscription consideration - Grange 4:52 pm

KINGSTON, Jamaica— Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia Grange says the ministry has submitted Revivalism to UNESCO for inscription on its... Read More

Gene-editing treatment shows promise for sickle cell disease4:43 pm
(AP)— Scientists are seeing promising early results from the first studies testing gene editing for painful, inherited blood disorders that plague millions worldwide,...... Read More

Ananda Alert activated for missing 15-year-old4:06 pm
ST CATHERINE, Jamaica— An Ananda Alert has been activated for 15-year-old Kevaun Ellis of White Road, McCooks Pen, Spanish Town, St Catherine who has been missing since...... Read More

'Duppy Cole' charged with murder 3:41 pm
ST JAMES, Jamaica— A St James mason has been charged with murder following the April 22 death of 21-year-old deliveryman Neville Gooden Jr.... Read More

Pressure mounts on Biden to make diverse picks for top posts 3:23 pm
WASHINGTON, United States (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden is facing increasing pressure to expand the racial and ideological diversity in his choices for Cabinet and...... Read More

Provisions made for presumptions in Dogs (Liability for Attacks) Act 3:11 pm
KINGSTON, Jamaica— Provisions have been made under the soon-to-be enacted Dogs (Liability for Attacks) Act, 2020, for presumptions that hold dog owners accountable if the...... Read More

New Zealand swing leaves West Indies struggling for survival 2:36 pm
HAMILTON, New Zealand (AFP)— A relentless swing attack spearheaded by Tim Southee left the West Indies struggling for survival with only four wickets left and a 185-run...... Read More

US judge orders Trump administration to restore 'Dreamer' immigration program2:22 pm
WASHINGTON, United States (AFP)— A US judge ordered the Trump administration Friday to fully reinstate a program that protects from deportation immigrants who came to the...... Read More

NEWS

US House votes to decriminalise marijuana at federal level

WASHINGTON, DC, United States (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House yesterday approved a Bill to decriminalise and tax marijuana at the federal level, reversing... Read More

Caribbean welcomes new deal to replace Cotonou Agreement
BRUSSELS, Belgium (CMC) — The Caribbean has welcomed the political deal reached between chief negotiators for the European Union and the Organisation of African,...... Read More

Art of Living hosts free virtual meditation master class
Art of Living Foundation is scheduled to host a free virtual master class to teach the principles of meditation and breathing that will help people...... Read More

Senate drama
A desire by Opposition Leader Mark Golding to have long-time friend and business partner Peter Bunting sit in the Senate now hinges on People's National Party (PNP)...... Read More

SPORT

Bleak outlook

DESPITE the optimism being shown in some quarters of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF), Carvel Stewart, a former vice-chairman of the now defunct Premier League... Read More

June deadline for completion of Premier League, says JFF's Anderson
Vice-president of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) and head of the competitions committee Raymond Anderson has set a deadline of June 2021 for...... Read More

Reggae Girl Tiernny Wiltshire ready to make mark in Israel
Tiernny Wiltshire is qualified enough to launch a career in the top branch of law enforcement.... Read More

Legality favoured for Errol 'Big Sub' Subratie Memorial Trophy race
FROM all indications the Richard Azan-conditioned, three-year-old American-bred bay colt Eroy and the Anthony Nunes-trained, four-year-old American-bred dark bay colt Legality...... Read More

BUSINESS

Gov't secures partnership to expand e-commerce opportunities for MSMEs

THE Government has partnered with two international firms to deliver digital marketing solutions and e-commerce opportunities to micro, small and medium enterprises... Read More

Caribbean Flavours and Fragrances on track for record-breaking year
With less than a month to go until their financial year (FY) comes to a close, Caribbean Flavours and Fragrances (CFF) is on track to record its best performance in its...... Read More

Honey Bun sales, profits grow during COVID-19
Despite the tourism sector performing at lower outputs and schools remaining closed, Honey Bun Limited (HONBUN) managed to grow its sales and revenue during the...... Read More

NCB Cap Market STRATUS aiming to be 'sweet spot' for small businesses
NCB Capital Market through its just launched STRATUS suite of alternative funding is aiming to become the “sweet spot” for small business financing...... Read More

ENTERTAINMENT

Royalty hopes to set narrative

ROYALTY has high hopes for his debut album, Royal Priesthood , slated for release in August 2021. Read More

Pupa Curly gives musical lessons
FROM the beginning of his career in the 1980s, Pupa Curly has considered himself an educator rather than an entertainer. Hence Griot, the title of his new...... Read More

Jahman, Cocoa Tea on high
St Croix reggae artiste Jahman had an idea for a song that would deliver a positive message to the world. He called on veteran reggae...... Read More

Denise Jones is dead
DENISE Jones, co-founder of Canada's long-running JAMBANA One World Festival, passed away at her Ontario home on Thursday. She was 64.... Read More

COLUMNS

Towards a gender-equal world: A mission for all

In early 2020 Awa had just turned 15 years old when she heard that her marriage was being arranged. Escaping it seemed difficult, but Awa found the courage to defy her... Read More

Safety Before Profits: It Can't Always Be About Money!
The festive season is upon us and we have some tough decisions to make. Life or Debt? These are the only options before Jamaicans. Nonetheless, the...... Read More

The struggles of party vs self
COVID-19 and the Christmas holidays have been on many of our minds over the last few weeks, but what seems to be most discussed is the happenings in the Opposition...... Read More

Remembering 'Father G'
When my mom called to say Father G had gone, my heart sank.... Read More

REGIONAL

Trelawny Police Division awards members for outstanding performance
FALMOUTH, Trelawny — The hierarchy of Trelawny Police Division awarded three policemen assigned to the division for exemplary service at an awards ceremony held...... Read More

EU lauded for funding $45-million Mount Salem Police Station, other projects
MOUNT SALEM, St James - Prime Minister Andrew Holness and other stakeholders have commended the European Union (EU) for funding the...... Read More

Congrats to Gayle, now let the work begin
Congratulations are in order for the new president of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA), Garth Gayle, after his comprehensive win at the polls...... Read More

EDITORIALS

Good leaders make good sense

We are struck by a comment from Jamaican national footballer Mr Damion Lowe in a recent interview with this newspaper. Read More

Shadow Cabinet choices good, Mr Golding
If we are to take Opposition Leader Mr Mark Golding at his word, he holds no grudges nor does he indulge in malice.... Read More

A National Housing Trust for the people
We don't intend to waste time arguing over whether the Government has any option, other than borrowing, to raiding the coffers of the National Housing Trust (NHT) for...... Read More

COVID vaccines prove value of R&D investment
Even the most optimistic scientists would have been hesitant, we believe, to project that in just seven months vaccines to combat the novel...... Read More

AUTO

FIA launches probe into fiery Grosjean crash at Bahrain Grand Prix

SAKHIR, Bahrain (AFP) — Motor racing chiefs announced on Thursday the launch of an investigation into Romain Grosjean's fiery Bahrain crash, saying the forensic... Read More

Honda CR-V: The best gets better
The fifth generation of the Honda CR-V has been its best iteration yet. So when it was time to update the current model for 2021, there wasn't the...... Read More

Delinquent ticket holders to pay
The Ministry of National Security is introducing a new policy in which motorists with outstanding traffic tickets will be barred from renewing their driver's licence,...... Read More

'I saw death'
Sakhir, Bahrain (AFP) — Romain Grosjean told AFP he “saw death” after he left hospital on...... Read More

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