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THERE has never been a shortage of the daring in the dancehall: be it lyrics, fashion, or dance. Trends in the latter, however, have been raising a few eyebrows over the years. Bottle sucking, the ...

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FORMER Minister of State in the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries Victor Cummings was clearly saddened by the death of his former boss, Roger Clarke, but managed to chuckle when he remembered ...

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COME Sunday, September 7, gospel artiste Ryan Mark will be conducting his first church service as a reverend of the Pure In Heart Ministries International at the Theatre Place in New Kingston. Ser ...

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A double strike from talismanic striker Jermaine 'Tuffy' Anderson condemned Tauro FC of Panama to their second defeat after they were beaten 4-1 by Waterhouse in their return-leg CONCACAF Champion ...

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NOMINATIONS for the 10th annual Courtney Walsh Award for Excellence opened with a press launch at Cuddy'z Sports Bar & Restaurant, New Kingston Shopping Centre on Thursday. The Courtney Walsh Aw ...

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Beauty experts always stress the importance of neatly groomed eyebrows as they can 'make or break' a pretty face. And let's face it, no matter how perfect your hair and make-up is, your look is in ...

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PHOTO: KC defeat St George’s 1-0 in Roper Cup  8:34 PM

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Kingston College’s Manning Cup team defeated St George’s 1-0 in the schoolboy match of the Roper Cup competition today, Saturday, August 30. The competition involving football matches between present and past students of the North Street, Kingston schools is celebrating its 50th anniversary.   Read More

Tourism Ministry donates 3 bikes to Negril police  6:41 PM
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Bangladesh 330-6 vs St Kitts/Nevis on 1st day  6:05 PM
BASSETERRE, St Kitts (CMC) – Bangladesh, winning the toss and batting, reached 330 for six at the ...... Read More

Flash Flood Watch lifted for eastern and central parishes  5:49 PM
KINGSTON, Jamaica -- The Meteorological (Met) Service has discontinued the Flash Flood Watch for low-lyi ...... Read More

NEWS

Flash Flood Watch lifted for eastern and central parishes

KINGSTON, Jamaica -- The Meteorological (Met) Service has discontinued the Flash Flood Watch for low-lying and flood-prone areas of St Mary, Portland, St Thomas, Kingston and St Andrew, St Catherine ... Read More

Flash Flood Watch in effect for eastern and central parishes
KINGSTON, Jamaica -- The Meteorological (Met) Service has issued Flash Flood Watch for low-lying and flood-prone areas of St Mary, Portland, St Thoma ...... Read More

Gov't swears in Tivoli enquiry commissioners
THE three commissioners who will preside over the West Kingston Commission of Enquiry were sworn in yesterday. Former Chief Justice Lensley Wol ...... Read More

'A joker to the end'
FORMER Minister of State in the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries Victor Cummings was clearly saddened by the death of his former boss, Roger ...... Read More

SPORT

Alia mines second gold at Doha World Cup

WHEN international swimming star Alia Atkinson landed in Doha, Qatar, she was greeted by her image headlining the Doha FINA/MASTBANK Swimming World Cup 2014. So great is the respect that the young ... Read More

Juniors rise to occasion
ROSE HALL, St James — Despite the massive letdown from their top stars, Jamaica's fighters continued their impressive showing at the fifth I ...... Read More

T20 over Test?
ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — Mystery off-spinner Sunil Narine has once again chosen the Twenty20 format over Test cricket, after opting out of c ...... Read More

Waterhouse ahead in CONCACAF Champions League
A double strike from talismanic striker Jermaine 'Tuffy' Anderson condemned Tauro FC of Panama to their second defeat after they were beaten 4-1 b ...... Read More

BUSINESS

Caribbean records increase in tourist arrivals

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) -- The Caribbean recorded a rise in visitor arrivals during the first half of this year, keeping pace with the world average, according to figures released by the Barbados- ... Read More

Rio Minho sand miners face joblessness
SAND miners along the Rio Minho River in Clarendon may soon be left without a livelihood. Their operations were shut down last week by the Mine ...... Read More

RJR enters subscriber TV market
RJR will launch Internet subscriber TV to bolster its $300-million upgrade. The media group will use over-the-top (OTT) technology to deliver conte ...... Read More

Sweet River IPO falls $60m shy of target
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ENTERTAINMENT

U-Roy's new set

FOUNDATION artiste and toaster U-Roy is back in the island following a short stint in Europe where he performed at Reggae Ska as well as made a few more stops in that continent. The singer got the ... Read More

Dancehall Madness
THERE has never been a shortage of the daring in the dancehall: be it lyrics, fashion, or dance. Trends in the latter, however, have been raising a ...... Read More

Artistes urged to be Ebola alert
ENTERTAINMENT industry publicist Olimatta Taal is advising local entertainers to make themselves aware of the presence of the Ebola virus in some se ...... Read More

Samory-I upbeat about EP
ROOTS singer Samory-I is anticipating a favourable response to his five-track EP scheduled to be released next month. The EP is a precursor for his ...... Read More

ALL WOMAN

Vows - A Divine Concept

PICTURE this: you're enjoying a beautiful, secluded spot by the clear waters of Lime Cay with your significant other when, all of a sudden, he hands you a personalised magazine capturing the journey ... Read More

How to financially and legally prepare for raising a child with special needs
WITH the coming of the new disabilities legislation, there is greater focus on making our surroundings more accessible to persons with special nee ...... Read More

Kids meal idea: Introducing quinoa!
Quinoa (pronounced keen-wah) is gaining popularity in Jamaica as a perfectly healthy substitute for starchy foods such as rice and dumplings. It is ...... Read More

Timeless SHOTS
Hi! Joel Hines from Negril is his mommy's sunshine. Little prince Little prince Mario Robinson Jr is a budding superstar. Hello! Jesehf M ...... Read More

COLUMNS

For every solution, a problem

There has been no natural hurricane so far this year. We seem eager to fill the vacuum, however, by cranking up some stormy weather of our own. Political breeze-blow seems to be drawing nearer. We h ... Read More

London bridge is falling; will Scotland exit the UK? Jamaica exit CSME?
On September 18, the people of Scotland will vote whether or not to exit the United Kingdom. This is the oldest Union aka Single Market and Economy ...... Read More

The presence of an absence
WHEN a loved one dies and is missed by relatives, it can be called 'the presence of an absence'. When the garbage collectors do not pick up the garb ...... Read More

Andrew Holness would make an excellent school principal
ON Monday, when JLP leader Andrew Holness moved outside of his comfort zone, actually stole some time from behind a safe desk, went out into the s ...... Read More

REGIONAL

New Hanover PC chairman wants to put 'parish back on the map'

LUCEA, Hanover — Wynter McIntosh, the newly appointed chairman of the Hanover Parish Council, has vowed to ensure that viable opportunities are created to improve the economic development of th ... Read More

Westmoreland mourns for Roger
PETERSFIELD, Westmoreland — The constituency of Central Westmoreland was plunged into a state of shock and mourning yesterday after news circu ...... Read More

St Elizabeth colleagues say Clarke was a 'political father', teacher
SANTA CRUZ, St Elizabeth — Leaders in local politics, business and civic affairs reeled in shock yesterday following news of the passing of ag ...... Read More

St James student is national reading champ
MONTEGO BAY, St James GABRIELLE Annon, an 11-year-old immediate past student of the Mt Alvernia Preparatory School in Montego Bay, is the J ...... Read More

EDITORIALS

2014 schoolboy football season a bag of opportunities

THIS newspaper can only concur with Mr Carlo Redwood, of schoolboy football title sponsors LIME, that "it is hard to believe a year has gone so quickly". Believe it or not, just a week remains befo ... Read More

Farewell, Roger Clarke
THIS newspaper joins with the wider Jamaican society and the Diaspora in expressing sadness at the death of likeable Minister of Agriculture Mr Ro ...... Read More

Be careful now, Mr Aubyn Hill
WE were a bit taken aback by the speed with which Mr Aubyn Hill, head of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) economic council, rushed to rebut this week' ...... Read More

PNP must not gloat over small JLP protest
IN our political culture, the effectiveness of a protest is measured by the number of people who turn up. By that measure, the Jamaica Labour Party ...... Read More

AUTO

NDRC gets nod

THE National Drag Racing Circuit (NDRC) will begin to display their support of the National Road Safety Council (NRSC) via an information booth at their upcoming October 12 meet at Vernamfield in ... Read More

The GTI of small SUVs
The 2014 VW Tiguan hits the three Cs for those shopping for a compact sport utility vehicle: comfort, confidence and convenience. The Tiguan is ...... Read More

A score for Gore
SEVERAL months back into rallysport, Doug Gore has scored his first victory at the Driver's Rallysport Club (DRC)/Tru-Juice Brighton River Sprint, B ...... Read More

Classic cars head for Mandeville on Sunday
THE Jamaica Classic Car Club (JCCC) will pull out all the stops for this Sunday's Ultimate Classics Car Show at Brooks Park in Mandeville, Manches ...... Read More

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