Gov't remains committed to indirect taxation policy2:58 pm

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Finance and the Public Service Minister, Audley Shaw, says the Government remains committed to the policy of indirect taxation intended to bring... Read More

Gaston Browne sworn in as Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda2:37 pm
ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — Gaston Browne was on Thursday sworn in as Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda for the second time, following his landslide victory in...... Read More

CARICOM, MASA Agreement to improve intra-regional tourism1:51 pm
GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — The Caribbean Tourism Organisation's (CTO) aviation task force is working with intra-Caribbean carriers to ensure hassle-free movement and to...... Read More

#Champs2018: Excelsior's Foreman cops high jump gold with 1.80m record 1:39 pm
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Excelsior's Shantae Foreman a short while ago established a new meet record on her way to retaining her Class Three high jump title at the...... Read More

Tillerson says farewell to Washington, a 'mean-spirited town' 1:24 pm
WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — Outgoing US secretary of state Rex Tillerson did not mention President Donald Trump once in his farewell address to staff on Thursday...... Read More

J'cans urged to change perception of adolescent mothers 12:52 pm
KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Executive Director of the Women's Centre of Jamaica Foundation (WCJF), Dr Zoe Simpson, is calling for a change in how Jamaicans perceive...... Read More

Jamaicans to head Salvation Army's C'bean territory 12:39 pm
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Salvation Army's Caribbean Territory will be led by Jamaicans for the first time in its 131-year history.... Read More

TripAdvisor names Jamaica best C'bean destination12:15 pm
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica has been ranked number one on the TripAdvisor® Travelers' Choice™ awards' Best Destinations in the Caribbean list.... Read More


Shaw urges cops to accept back pay by today

MINISTER of Finance and the Public Service Audley Shaw yesterday urged rank-and-file members (constables to inspectors) of the police force to join their colleagues in... Read More

Vale Royal Talks next month, says PM
The newest round of the Vale Royal talks is slated to begin next month, Prime Minister Andrew Holness said yesterday.... Read More

Police get more bikes, cars
FORTY-TWO motorcycles and 19 motor cars, valued at more than $100 million, were Tuesday handed over to the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF).... Read More

Errol Strong is new PCOA chairman
ERROL Strong has been appointed chairman of the Police Civilian Oversight Authority (PCOA) by the governor general. His appointment took effect on February 12 of this...... Read More



HARARE, Zimbabwe (CMC) — West Indies sneaked into next year's World Cup in England as heavy rains coupled with a controversial umpiring decision helped them beat... Read More

Fast start!
Defending champions Calabar High surged to 25 points after two finals and hold an eight-point advantage over fierce rivals Kingston College (KC) after day two of the...... Read More

Three strikes for Dane Nelson
Three -time champion jockey Dane Nelson reasserted himself after a lean period with a natural hat-trick of winners to highlight the 10-race programme...... Read More

H'View, W'House, Cavalier complete RSPL 'super six'
Harbour View FC, Waterhouse FC and Cavalier SC secured the final three berths in the six-team play-off round of the Red Stripe Premier League as the...... Read More


New RadioShack MoBay 'a success'

FAIRVIEW, St James - RadioShack, the store that “has all your needs that suit your lifestyle”, had its grand opening earlier this month in St James, and... Read More

A chocolate dream for the stock exchange
Michelle Smith, owner of Chocolate Dreams, widely regarded as Jamaica's premier chocolatier, has decided to sweeten up the Jamaica Stock Exchange...... Read More

Orane steps down from GraceKennedy board
GraceKennedy Limited has announced that the Hon Douglas Orane will retire from the Board of Directors effective May 30, 2018, having served as a...... Read More

Phillips argues for empowering people
In a budget presentation entitled “Empowering the people: Restoring Hope” last week Thursday, Opposition leader Dr Peter Phillips asked:...... Read More


Beyoncé shows Marcia Aitken love

I'm Still in Love with You Boy , a hit for Marcia Aitken in 1977, is hot again thanks to one of the world's biggest stars. Recently,... Read More

Delapenha, Anderson take poetry honours
LAUREN Delapenha and Jovanté Anderson were named joint winners of the Helen Zell: Young Writers Prize for Poetry at the inaugural celebration of World Poetry Day in...... Read More

Ellis writes with the angels
IN a 2016 post for the Akashic Books website, author Garfield Ellis spoke about the inspiration for his sixth book, The Angels Shar...... Read More

Kaya still grows 40 years later
BOB Marley had a lot on his plate in early 1978. He was invited by some of Jamaica's most notorious enforcers to headline a concert in Kingston in April that year, to...... Read More


Champs and GSAT — Pressure and slide

It is that time of year when much focus is placed on the nation's youth as the Inter-secondary Schools' Sports Association (ISSA) Boys' and Girls'... Read More

Carrying propaganda too far
Around the time of political independence in 1962, the Jamaica Information Service published a booklet on six...... Read More

Missed opportunity to have a crime czar
Appointing Major General Antony Anderson commissioner of police, and burdening him with the expectation that he will transform the Jamaica...... Read More

How has the Trump ride been so far?
When Donald Trump was inaugurated as president of the United States I said in this space that the American people should strap themselves down for a rough ride. As some readers...... Read More


Tufton wants case study on Cornwall Regional Hospital

 MOUNT SALEM, St James — Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton says he will be ensuring that a case study is done on the ailing Cornwall Region... Read More

New RadioShack MoBay 'a success'
FAIRVIEW, St James - RadioShack, the store that “has all your needs that suit your lifestyle”, had its grand opening earlier this month in St James, and...... Read More

Different Strokes goes 'back to basics' this Easter
This Easter in Negril will be a journey down memory lane as the staging of one of western Jamaica's favorite retro party, Different Strokes, coincides with the Easter...... Read More

MoBay students view Black Panther
Two hundred students from Green Pond and Spot Valley high schools in Montego Bay and sponsors participated in the screening of Black Panther at the Multiplex Cinema, Montego...... Read More


Kudos for Gov't support of plastic bottle return system

The Government's pledge to support the plastic bottle return system is commendable and, we hope, will be more than just an announcement. Read More

Put Jamaica first again, Dr Phillips
Opposition Leader Dr Peter Phillips's contribution to the budget debate last week was not only wide-ranging, it was predictably critical of the...... Read More

PNP, JLP people bleed the same red blood
We don't suppose that Acting Commissioner of Police Clifford Blake had meant to suggest that the only gang of concern in St Catherine is the Klansman Gang for purposes...... Read More

We better listen to Mr Bruce Golding
Addressing the Rotary Club of Kingston earlier this month, former Prime Minister Bruce Golding shared some very revealing data that, we hope, have attracted the...... Read More


Gore's Kia on track

THE Doug Gore-led Hollywood Racing unveiled their latest circuit racing challenger, a Kia Rio nicknamed “The Beast”, at the brand's Oxford Road showroom in New... Read More

City's road repairs in high gear
The road repair season is in full swing since the start of the year, and motorists are often complaining that there is almost nowhere to...... Read More

A 'Hollywood' Occasion
Douglas “Hollywood” Gore brought out fans and racing enthusiasts to the unveiling of his latest race car, a modified Kia Rio nicknamed...... Read More

Another Sunday in Barbican Square, St Andrew
The redesigning of Barbican Square, St Andrew, continues apace. Although severely inconvenienced by the resulting dust menace and the traffic headache, residents using the...... Read More


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