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Trump says 'Pro-Life' but favours exceptions for rape, incest4:45 pm

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — President Donald Trump has declared himself "strongly Pro-Life", days after two US... Read More

Man accused in child rape must be freed — Kansas high court4:30 pm
KANSAS, United States (AP) — A divided Kansas Supreme Court says a man accused of rape and aggravated...... Read More

12-y-o Tameica Parry reported missing4:06 pm
KINGSTON, Jamaica — A High Alert has been activated for 12-year-old Tameica Parry, student of Fairview Avenue, Kingston 11 who has been missing since...... Read More

I'll pay your debt, billionaire tells grads at US black college 3:30 pm
WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — Sunday was already a day of joy and pride for the graduating class at historically black Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia —...... Read More

More domestic flights in final stage of negotiations — Montague 3:15 pm
ST JAMES, Jamaica — With Reggae Sumfest around the corner, Minister of Transport and Mining, Robert Montague, says the...... Read More

ONLINE READERS COMMENT: Is charity the new publicity stunt? 2:35 pm
Dear Editor, Recently, a famous dancehall entertainer lashed out at an Instagram follower who criticised one of her posts. ... Read More

Bomb blast hits tourist bus near Egypt pyramids, injuring 17 2:15 pm
GIZA, Egypt (AFP) — A bomb blast hit a tourist bus near Egypt's famed Giza pyramids on Sunday, wounding at least 17...... Read More

Gov’t committed to development of teachers, says state minister1:45 pm
ST JAMES, Jamaica — Minister of State in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, Alando Terrelonge, says the...... Read More

NEWS

Senate pays tribute to woman who found, handed over cash

PRESIDENT of the Senate Tom Tavares-Finson says it is fitting to recognise the woman who found a large sum of money in the booth of an automated banking Machine (ABM)... Read More

SPOTTED!!!!! Kianne Patrice Hutchinson
Who? Kianne Patrice Hutchinson, a Jamaican photographer, digital artist, wall art creator, and lover of all things creative. ... Read More

Catherine Hall Basic School marks Career Day
Last Thursday, pupils of Catherine Hall Basic School in Montego Bay, St James outlined the mission of their chosen career paths to teachers of the...... Read More

50 church leaders to discuss pro-life issues
FIFTY leaders from various umbrella groups of churches in Jamaica, who support the pro-life movement, are to meet at a special breakfast event next Friday, May 24 at...... Read More

SPORT

Holder hoping to 'put things right' at Rose Bowl camp

DUBLIN, Ireland (CMC) — Captain Jason Holder on Friday turned his attention to West Indies' one-week camp in Southampton, as the Caribbean side looked to correct... Read More

Hundreds of schoolgirl 'ballers to attend Girlz' farewell match
Come today, over four hundred schoolgirl footballers from 22 schools that compete in the ISSA Schoolgirl Football Competition will be hosted at the...... Read More

Emotional McLeod, Gayle win in Shanghai
SHANGHAI, China — Jamaicans Omar McLeod and Tajay Gayle won their respective events, while sprint champion Elaine Thompson had to settle for bronze at the IAAF...... Read More

She's A Maneater nips Will In Charge in Legal Light
“Maneater , Maneater” was the shout of many of those present at Caymanas Park yesterday, as She's A Maneater...... Read More

BUSINESS

Big Plans For Bellefield Great House

The Montego Bay-based father and son entrepreneurial team of Robbie Josephs Sr and Robbie Josephs Jr recently started their new project, Bellefield Great House Ltd, in the... Read More

World Bank vice-president praises Jamaica's economic turnaround in Miami Herald
The World Bank vice-president for Latin America and the Caribbean, Axel van Trotsenburg, recently contributed an opinion piece to the ...... Read More

Five Local Gems to Visit on a Budget
Five Local Gems to Visit... Read More

Should I lease or rent property?
It would surprise many people to hear that the terms lease and rent, while alike, do not mean the same thing, particularly as it relates to real estate. And though there are...... Read More

ENTERTAINMENT

New features for GATFFEST

This year's staging of the Greater August Town Film Festival (GATTFEST), will have a number of new features. Read More

The original Stacey McKenzie
In 1997, Jamaican-born, Canadian model Stacey McKenzie landed her first cosmetics contract, the face of the Think Pink line of lipstick by make-up...... Read More

Heron has a date with Leonora
Jamaican actor and playwright David Heron has been named co-producer for a staged reading of American David Stallings' play Leonora, which takes place June 3 at...... Read More

Gem sparkles at Mother's Day gig
Gem Myers delivered a sparkling performance at Cecil's Restaurant on Martin Street in Spanish Town, St Catherine, last Sunday.... Read More

COLUMNS

When are we going to get serious about water?

When the nose is hit, it's the eye that cries. — Tigrayan proverb, Ethiopia  Read More

The hand that rocks the cradle
For the hand that rocks the cradle is the hand that rules the world. — William Ross Wallace ... Read More

Caricom must unify to resist imposition of OAS boss
Readers of this commentary, particularly those in small countries, might wonder why they should be concerned about who is the chief executive officer...... Read More

Whither the future for Britain and the Caribbean
The deep historical bonds and long tradition...... Read More

REGIONAL

Jamaica's first artisan village 75 per cent complete, says Bartlett

FALMOUTH, Trelawny — Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says Jamaica's first artisan village which is being constructed at a cost of US $5.7 million in the... Read More

Hanover Municipal Corporation lauds efforts to stem crime in the parish
 ... Read More

2727 Lounge launches 27 Reasons
The operators of 2727 Lounge in Montego Bay launched 27 Reasons last Saturday as its weekly party series in an effort to lure partygoers in the west and visitors to the island...... Read More

Read Across Jamaica out west
Politicians, representatives from corporate Jamaica, parents and Jamaicans of all walks of life participated in the recent Read Across Jamaica Day in early childhood and...... Read More

EDITORIALS

Reggae Girlz need our long-term support

We note the pledge by Miss Khadija Shaw that the Reggae Girlz will make Jamaica proud at the FIFA Women's World Cup next month. Read More

No more speaking with 'water in the mouth', NWC
Finally , we are starting to see signs that some amount of thought is being engaged in dealing with the water crisis that has been plaguing Jamaicans...... Read More

The coming dementia: We better 'tek sleep mark death'
In a new and alarming report, the United Nation's World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that the number of people living with dementia is...... Read More

The curious case of Mr Darien Henry and Cumberland High School
There's something awfully amiss in the developments at Cumberland High School, St Catherine, regarding the behaviour of the school board as it concerns Acting Principal Mr...... Read More

AUTO

Protect children, appeals PM Holness
Prime Minister Andrew Holness is appealing for good judgement to be exercised on the nation's roads, as he condemned the indiscipline and offensive...... Read More

Customers to gain from JAA merger
Jamaica Automobile Association (JAA) Advance cardholders can now receive the full benefits of JAA membership, says Gheildon Wright, JAA manager,...... Read More

Fuelling The Future
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