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BEIJING, China — Jamaica ended a 14-year winless streak when they captured the 4x400m relay in an exciting and enthralling battle with the United States of America (USA). The quartet from the ...

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At least 2,309 Jamaicans are in lock-ups in 10 countries across four regions of the world, posing a dilemma for the Government as to how much effort, time and tax-payers' money it must expend to r ...

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SAINT International and Jamaican model Tami Williams is the first Caribbean model to be selected by Calvin Klein (CK),the global fashion behemoth, as the face of the brand for its Collection Fall ...

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Twenty-four-year-old Sharlene Radlein, who wore the sash Miss Eskay Catering, is Miss Universe Jamaica 2015. Radlein, who lives in New York, was a popular winner at the coronation which too ...

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BEIJING, China — Despite another dazzling anchor leg from Javon Francis, Jamaica just missed out on a bronze medal in the closing 4x400m relay race at the IAFF World Championships. Franci ...

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WHILE many people are tying the knot with the love of their lives, there are others who sit at home wondering when he or she will come along, and wondering why, in spite of all their positive attr ...

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Parish council issues mandatory rainwater harvesting policy 5:57 PM

ST JAMES, Jamaica (JIS) – As of September 1, it will be mandatory for all commercial and residential housing developments in St Elizabeth to have provisions for rainwater h ... Read More

Forex: J$117.86 to one US dollar  5:46 PM
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NEWS

Bothered by a rash of suicides, Rev urges cops to be brother's keeper

THE recent spate of suicides among Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) members has led a member of the constabulary's Chaplaincy Unit to call on police personnel to look out for signs of stress among c ... Read More

Over 2,300 Jamaicans in prison overseas
At least 2,309 Jamaicans are in lock-ups in 10 countries across four regions of the world, posing a dilemma for the Government as to how much effo ...... Read More

Superstardom! - Saint Model Tami Williams creates history
SAINT International and Jamaican model Tami Williams is the first Caribbean model to be selected by Calvin Klein (CK),the global fashion behemoth, ...... Read More

Mr Bartlett, do you really know what you are doing? - A J Nicholson
On January 13, 2015, AJ Nicholson, a Queens Counsel, wrote to his Opposition counterpart, Edmund Bartlett asking the following questions: * Have yo ...... Read More

SPORT

Never write me off, warns king Bolt

BEIJING, China (AFP) -- Usain Bolt has warned that people write him off at their peril after the imperious Jamaican sealed another world treble gold despite an injury-hit season. Bolt anchored Jama ... Read More

Jamaican men barely miss 4X400m bronze medal
BEIJING, China — Despite another dazzling anchor leg from Javon Francis, Jamaica just missed out on a bronze medal in the closing 4x400m rel ...... Read More

Female quarter-milers leave Beijing in a blaze of glory
BEIJING, China — Jamaica ended a 14-year winless streak when they captured the 4x400m relay in an exciting and enthralling battle with the Uni ...... Read More

'Ruff neck' Jamaicans end with a bang
BEIJING, China (AFP) — Even without Usain Bolt, Jamaica finished the World Championships with a bang yesterday, storming to the women's 4x400m ...... Read More

BUSINESS

Are you ready for risk?

Lately, our columns have been replete with dealing with the topic of risk. The truth is that globally we have been operating in an extremely risk-prone economic and financial environment, in more re ... Read More

Private developers moving into public housing vacuum
Private housing developers have an increased presence on the real estate market, following a decline of 56.1 per cent in the number of housing units ...... Read More

The massive growth of Information Systems
The real danger is not that computers will begin to think like men, but that men will begin to think like computers -- Sydney J Harris QUICK - wh ...... Read More

VMBS celebrates Financial Independence Day
Victoria Mutual celebrated Financial Independence Day on Thursday, focussing on the Victoria Mutual Group's goal of helping Jamaicans to build their ...... Read More

ENTERTAINMENT

OMI parties like its 1989 with Taylor Swift

BILLBOARD chart-topper OMI's celebrity continues to grow. The Jamaican singer shared a stage with country star Taylor Swift on Saturday at Petco Park in San Diego, California, the latest leg of he ... Read More

Sharlene's ready for the Universe
Twenty-four-year-old Sharlene Radlein, who wore the sash Miss Eskay Catering, is Miss Universe Jamaica 2015. Radlein, who lives in New York ...... Read More

Anju Priest is Happy & Free
IT has been 11 years since singer Anju Priest's first album Stages was released. And though he has released songs in the interim, he recently teamed ...... Read More

Back with a Venjahnce
Singjay Venjahnce, a veteran of the western Jamaica club and dance scene, is upbeat about the release of his latest song, The Village. His first ...... Read More

ALL WOMAN

Natassia Wright - A people person

SHE'S a Christian and entrepreneur who's courageous, God-fearing and kind, possessing a resilient spirit with a drive to inspire people to become the best leaders. Born and raised in Allman Town, N ... Read More

Ladies, here’s why you’re still single
WHILE many people are tying the knot with the love of their lives, there are others who sit at home wondering when he or she will come along, and ...... Read More

Au naturel
RESEARCH from Florida State University in 2010, conducted by psychological scientists Saul L Miller and Jon K Maner, found that male testosterone le ...... Read More

He lies, flirts, cheats
Q: Dear Counsellor, I have been in a relationship for five years. This man and I were friends before our relationship became intimate. When we met ...... Read More

COLUMNS

Is climate change pushing the Caribbean towards a health crisis?

I still cringe when I remember the agony I encountered when I was brought to my knees by the chikungunya virus (CHIKV) in late 2014. Almost everyone within my community in South Manchester got a ... Read More

Building on the triumphs in Beijing
THE ruling People's National Party (PNP) will announce elections on our Beijing high -- nothing succeeds like success. But will they take the full ...... Read More

Is there fair play in PLCA?
The unfolding issues taking place in the Premier League Clubs Association (PLCA), and which remains unchallenged by the Clarendon Football Associati ...... Read More

No need to get it right... politics, not economics, is supreme
When virtue is lost, benevolence appears; when benevolence is lost, right conduct appears; when right conduct is lost, expedience appears. Expedie ...... Read More

REGIONAL

Schools battle poor attendance culture in eastern parishes

Poor attendance continues to affect some schools in St Thomas, Portland and St Mary where administrators say they have been employing various strategies to encourage students to attend for an entire ... Read More

Portland children get complete medical checks at Camp Summer Plus
SOME 100 children recently benefited from free medical examinations at Camp Summer Plus, which was held by the Ministry of Education for struggling ...... Read More

'A lot of murders result from people unable to debate issues'
THE St Ann Police Youth Club Council's (PYCC) debate competition has been named in honour of slain policeman Keemo Walsh who was the leader of the C ...... Read More

Police, Sandals Foundation, health department host summer camp for St Ann children
POLICE Sergeant Lorna West-Small from the Community, Safety and Security Branch of the St Ann Division was beaming with pride following the succesf ...... Read More

EDITORIALS

An example to follow

AMONG the great photographs of the 2015 IAAF World Championships in Beijing, China is that of Mrs Novlene Williams-Mills, baton held aloft in her right hand, as she triumphantly crosses the line t ... Read More

Opportunities for Jamaica as Chinese economic tremors shake the world
CHINA is such a large and important part of the global economy that what happens there has implications for the rest of the world. Following an unpr ...... Read More

No need to worry
THE legendary Mrs Veronica Campbell Brown was only 18 years old when she won a sprint relay silver medal at her very first Olympic Games in Sydney ...... Read More

How fast can Usain Bolt really go?
YOUNG, ambitious sprinters hoping to somehow beat Mr Usain Bolt would have had second thoughts after yesterday's gold medal run in the IAAF World ...... Read More

AUTO

Singer Denyque is new brand ambassador for ATL Auto

SINGER and media personality Denyque has signed on as brand ambassador for ATL Automotive Limited. The premium car dealership -- specialising in Honda, Audi and Volkswagen brands -- has signed ... Read More

Maurice Whittingham the 'Boss'
MAURICE Whittingham continued to prove why he's one of the best drivers, and the 'Whurl Boss' of dexterities in the island with a sparkling performa ...... Read More

Parents urged to protect children on the road
EDUCATION and Information Officer of the Road Safety Unit in the Ministry of Transport, Works and Housing, Cameal Stewart, is urging parents to pay ...... Read More

PHOTO: FRANCE TRAGEDY
MONTPELLIER, France -- A car is being dragged away by waters following heavy rainfalls in Montpellier yesterday, killing its two passengers, an octo ...... Read More

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