Weekly Round-up: 3 children killed in St James crash… Father killed at school gate… IAAF shortlists Briana Williams11:38 am

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Three young students of the John Rollins Success Primary School in St James died on Tuesday in a horrific car crash that also claimed the life of the... Read More

Gov't will deepen cooperation to strengthen regional security, says Holness11:09 am
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the Government intends to deepen its collaboration and cooperation with...... Read More

Climate change protests block London bridges10:46 am
LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Hundreds of climate change protesters blocked bridges in London on...... Read More

PNP says talks in China with JISCO will bring reward for local workers 10:31 am
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The People's National Party (PNP) says the Chinese-owned Jiuguan Iron and Steel (Group)...... Read More

WIPA/CWI announce health insurance plan for players 10:20 am
KINGSTON, Jamaica – The West Indies Players' Association (WIPA) and Cricket West Indies (CWI) having secured a...... Read More

UWI lecturer warns against misuse of antibiotics 9:36 am
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Head of the Microbiology Department, University of the West Indies (UWI), Dr Alison Nicholson, says overuse...... Read More

11-y-o St Catherine girl Britney Tassan missing 9:28 am
ST CATHERINE, Jamaica — The police have activated a High Alert for 11-year-old Britney Tassan...... Read More

Death of elderly Guyana woman linked to Fly Jamaica incident9:22 am
GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — An 86-year-old woman may have become the first fatality of the Fly Jamaica flight that made an...... Read More


Take disease prevention more seriously, ministers urge

WITH more bacteria demonstrating full or partial resistance to antimicrobial agents in recent years, Minister of Health Dr Christopher Tufton and Minister of Industry,... Read More

Holness to address high-level conference on climate change
WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) — Jamaica's Prime Minister Andrew Holness will deliver the feature address at the one-day high-level conference on building...... Read More

El Salvador posts highest rate of women murdered in region
SANTIAGO, Chile (AFP) — El Salvador has earned a grim distinction: It is the country with the highest rate of femicide in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2017,...... Read More

Judge orders White House to restore CNN reporter's access
WASHINGTON, United States (AP) — A federal judge ordered the Trump Administration yesterday to immediately return the White House press credentials of ...... Read More


Another breaststroke gold for Atkinson on historic night for Jamaica

JAMAICA'S aquatics reputation continues to gain traction on the global stage as champion swimmer Alia Atkinson, and Breanna Roman created history when they contested... Read More

Campbell, Austin Peay score shine at Jersey Mike's Jamaica Classic
The ROSE HALL, St James — Campbell University and Austin Peay State University scored come-from-behind wins over Florida A&M University and Central...... Read More

Cornwall beat STGC to stroll into final
Cornwall College defeated St George's College 2-0 at Sabina Park yesterday to march into the final of the Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association Champions...... Read More

Storm to blow away rivals in URTAJ Trophy feature
The Wayne DaCosta-conditioned Storm is probably not getting the acclaim he deserves, but the bay gelding has the...... Read More


France seizes jet at take-off after Ryanair doesn't pay bill

PARIS, France (AP) — Storms, strikes, computer failures — you can now add “your plane has been seized by the g... Read More

TAJ wants Cornwall Courts residents to settle $40m in property taxes
MONTEGO BAY, St James — The Montego Bay Tax Administration Department has disclosed that residents of the Cornwall Courts Housing Scheme in the city owe a hefty...... Read More

Salada investing $200 million in coffee pilot project
Salada Foods Jamaica, known for its flagship instant coffee brand Jamaica Mountain Peak and popular new brands Mountain Bliss 876 and Roast and Ground, is making an advance...... Read More

JSE makes bold step towards pioneering social enterprises
To the average Jamaican, the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) is all about profits and virtually nothing much to do with social...... Read More


Emily Maddison cops new title

Miss Universe Jamaica 2018 Emily Maddison is quick to tell you that she is a foodie at heart. The 19-year-old, who was crowned in... Read More

90s Recall was a ball
The recent staging of the retro party series 90s Recall was an entertaining affair. Held at the Triple Century parking lot in New Kingston, the event featured the...... Read More

MonCherie knows what she wants
Singer MonCherie will be releasing the flashy video for What I Want later this month. The track features ...... Read More

Campari Pop Style heads to Old Harbour
Campari Pop Style, Jamaica's most stylish party series, heads to the East Street Bus Park in Old Harbour, St Catherine, this evening.... Read More


Dialectical issues which hinder Jamaica's prosperity

The region we live in is made up of the West Indies-Anglophone states of some five million for which the eponymous cricket team and university are named, plus the core... Read More

Violence at the school
'CHILDREN witness murder at school,' the headline said. The report told us that the murder took place at the gates of a Kingston preparatory school shortly after one of...... Read More

A few political comparisons
So the Democrats won a majority in the United States midterm elections last week. In political discussions all around Jamaica many are divided between the Republican...... Read More

Uninstalling the defective Jamaican Creole software: The pathway to learning English
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Negril welcomes US$2.7-m private hospital

NEGRIL, Westmoreland — Members of the Negril community have welcomed the planned construction of the US$2.7-million Omega Medical Ambulatory Care Centre in the... Read More

Five-time cancer survivor Pat Wright launches first book
MONTEGO BAY, St James — After years of pondering about publishing her life story, fashion designer, restaurant owner, cancer survivor and now author, Donna...... Read More

Desperate MBU seek first win at home against Waterhouse in RSPL
TUCKER, St James — Montego Bay United are hoping to snap a six-game winless run when they host Waterhouse FC at WesPow Park on Sunday as the first round of the...... Read More

Different Strokes goes 'Yardie Style'
NEGRIL, Westmoreland — Promoters of Negril's signature retro party series, the Charley's JB Overproof Rum-sponsored Different Strokes, has dubbed Saturday's...... Read More


West Indies women on the rise even as men's team struggle

Up to the start of their clash with Sri Lanka late yesterday, West Indies Women were atop their group in the ICC World T20 Cricket World Cup with maximum points from... Read More

Convince us that it is not another serving of political pork
The prime minister will pardon our skepticism, but until we see proof otherwise we can't accept his promise that the near $1-billion disaster-mitigation works...... Read More

Will America choose bipartisanship or gridlock?
The midterm elections in the United States have given Americans a clear choice — greater bipartisanship in order to get tangible achievements or gridlock which...... Read More

Is Jamaica ready to give paternity leave?
Based on the views expressed by some Jamaicans in this newspaper yesterday, the planned consultation on paternity leave, and the expected subsequent debates on this issue,...... Read More


Schools to get road safety ready

Eighteen schools across the island are to benefit from physical improvements to their school zones road infrastructure over the next... Read More

Elegance on show
It was an evening of elegance at the launch of the 2019 BMW X5 at ATL Automotive's state-of-the-art showroom on Lady Musgrave Road last...... Read More

BMW X5 sets bar higher
ATL Autobahn pulled out all the stops for the regional launch of the 2019 BMW X5 sports utility vehicle on the grounds of its state-of-the-art Lady...... Read More

Child Road Safety effort
Earl Jarrett (centre), director of the JN Foundation, presents Prime Minister Andrew Holness with a copy of the Child Road Safety Assessment Report, commissioned by the JN...... Read More


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