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Weekly Round-up: Oil find in Jamaica… Clarendon's most wanted killed… Women's bobsleigh team 19th in South Korea7:06 pm

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica says a geological study recently conducted by CGG Robertson of the United Kingdom has revealed two independent... Read More

Security minister opens new dormitories at Harman Barracks9:08 pm
KINIGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — National Security Minister, Robert Montague, yesterday cut the ribbon to officially open new dormitories at Harman Barracks in St...... Read More

Korea donates equipment to improve cadastral mapping and land registration8:32 pm
KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — The Government's efficiency in cadastral mapping and land registration has been strengthened through the donation of technologically advanced...... Read More

Windies will be on their toes, skipper Holder assures 8:10 pm
HARARE, Zimbabwe (CMC) — Captain Jason Holder says West Indies will be taking nothing for granted during the upcoming ICC World Cup Qualifiers, despite entering as the...... Read More

Brand Jamaica to be showcased at Commonwealth Games 7:16 pm
KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Brand Jamaica will be on display during the staging of the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, through the hosting of Jamaica...... Read More

Grange calls for domino organisations to come together 7:13 pm
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport Olivia Grange has called for the establishment of a formal relationship between all the domino...... Read More

After shooting, Florida to place police officer at every school 6:47 pm
MIAMI, United States (AFP) — A police officer will be stationed at every public school in Florida, the state's governor announced Friday as part of a plan to improve...... Read More

Dressmaker nabbed at NMIA with ganja in crotch6:31 pm
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Detectives assigned to the Narcotics Police Division arrested and charged a female at the Norman Manley International Airport, Kingston on Wednesday...... Read More

NEWS

Wheatley cautious on outcome of oil/gas find

Dr Andrew Wheatley yesterday cautiously welcomed a report that Jamaica could have found inland oil or gas reserves in the parish of Trelawny. Read More

DPP labels multiple-murder accused a liar with a cold heart
Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Paula Llewellyn yesterday labelled Michael McLean a man with a cold heart as she accused him of lying to the court about the...... Read More

Government 'dissing' Jamaicans, says Phillips
JUNCTION, St Elizabeth — Opposition Leader Peter Phillips accused the Andrew Holness-led Government late Wednesday of treating Jamaicans with “disdain and...... Read More

High-profile visitors helping to sustain tourist arrivals, says Bartlett
MINISTER of Tourism Edmund Bartlett says that an increasing number of high-profile visitors in recent times is stabilising tourists' response to the current enhanced...... Read More

SPORT

I want to play!

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (CMC) — All-rounder Andre Russell has dismissed claims about his lack of commitment to West Indies cricket, and has again reiterated... Read More

ATL fires up Heineken 'Share the Drama' UCL campaign
Appliance Traders Limited (ATL), through their Prizm brand, has partnered with Heineken, SportsMax and In Control Gaming for the 2018 UEFA Champions League (UCL)...... Read More

Brathwaite hundred puts Pride back in final
ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — Captain Kraigg Brathwaite finally struck form with a patient hundred as title-holders Barbados Pride made light work of Kent Spitfires...... Read More

Reggae Youths on key ahead of mid-season final
TUCKER, St James — Reggae Youths warmed up for Sunday's mid-season final against Faulkland FC with a 3-0 win over Beaches Negril in their Jamaica Football...... Read More

BUSINESS

Elite lists first for 2018

On Tuesday Elite Diagnostic Ltd, became the first company to list on the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) for 2018, bringing the market value of the... Read More

SBA seeks new approach to meet needs of micro sector
Would you invest in a microbusiness that is traded on a transparent platform in which the price of the shares showcases the value of the start-up?...... Read More

Caribbean Cement to restart exports
KINGSTON, Jamaica (CMC) — Caribbean Cement says it expects to restart cement exports following the completion of its US$50-m modernisation...... Read More

JSE likely to outperform US stockmarket for fourth year in a row
This year I am late with my normal forecast of the stock market and economy. Instead, I thought it wise to take time to ponder the global situation,...... Read More

ENTERTAINMENT

YVAs kicks off today

THE rebranded Your View Awards (YVAs) kicks off its public events today with the Vibrations music show at Hope Gardens in St Andrew. Read More

Mitch and Dalla Coin join forces
FORMER ARP member Mitch has teamed up with deejay Dalla Coin for several musical collaborations. Their work has borne fruit with Body of a Goddess and Goose Bumps. Both...... Read More

Dino Langley says It's Ok
OVER the years Manchester has produced several top-shelf entertainers. They include Garnet Silk, Winston McAnuff, General Degree, gospel singer Glacia Robinson,...... Read More

DUTCH GOLD
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COLUMNS

Old Caricom vs CSME and a single market with America

Caricom is a fine neo-colonial forum which celebrates the best of British and the African diasporas. The Caricom Single Market and Economy (CSME) is... Read More

Murder in the school
Imagine if you had migrated to 'the States', as we call it, taking your teenagers with you, and enrolled them in a school, which had the reputation of being one of the...... Read More

To abstain: Diplomatic wisdom in the face of reality
Recently, US President Donald Trump, as is his wont, stirred controversy yet again by declaring America's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the...... Read More

Bank fees and history repeating itself
In 2003 the newly built south coast highway became a toll road. At the time, I was at pains to point out that toll roads are nothing new in Jamaica. And I wrote it for...... Read More

REGIONAL

Government 'dissing' Jamaicans, says Phillips

JUNCTION, St Elizabeth — Opposition Leader Peter Phillips accused the Andrew Holness-led Government late Wednesday of treating Jamaicans with “disdain and... Read More

Mega Crusade for MoBay
MONTEGO BAY, St James - As the security forces sustain the state of public emergency in St James, the church in Montego Bay is continuing its drive for transformation...... Read More

SDA church recognises 31 western-based employees
Thirty-one employees of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Jamaica, who are based in the western section of the island, were among the over 200...... Read More

Good support for 'Day of Love' celebration
MONTEGO BAY, St James - Montegonians turned out last Friday evening at the Old Hospital Park, Gloucester Avenue, to support the 'Day of Love' celebration, staged by the...... Read More

EDITORIALS

Forget the detractors; global warming is upon us

A study on global warming and its effect on sea-level rise released by scientists in France this week should be cause for concern here in Jamaica and the wider... Read More

If top cop post is put to a vote, Mr Reneto Adams would win
In mid-January, a little known organisation calling itself Change.org launched a petition for the job of police commissioner to go to Mr Reneto Adams, the...... Read More

A matter of resource (police) management
Jamaica has been down this road many times before. The question we all need to answer truthfully is whether we intend to keep on this path.... Read More

The heavy price of American blood
United States President Donald Trump has opened an ever so tiny crack in the door, giving hope, even if faint, of the possibility of a bi-partisan...... Read More

AUTO

BE VERY CAREFUL!

THE police are planning to ramp up efforts to increase public awareness, especially among women, of the need to try to protect themselves against crimes, including... Read More

Helpful approach to motor vehicle crashes
WITH more than 13,000 people injured annually in crashes on Jamaica's roads, we need to be prepared to respond appropriately when we inevitably encounter a crash site,...... Read More

Porsche enhances the experience
ATL Motorsports, the division of ATL Automotive which is responsible for the Porsche brand, unveiled their state-of-the-art Porsche race simulator with an invite-only...... Read More

Audi, one to 'watch'
IN celebration of Audi's three major international award wins for the A4, all-new A5 and the flagship Q7, ATL Automotive solidifies the brand's true MVP status with an...... Read More

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