VETERAN parliamentarian Pearnel Charles is predicting an imminent uprising by the Jamaican people, who, according to him, had taken too much for too long and were ready to explode with violent prote ...

Uprising alert

THE Islamic Council of Jamaica (ICOJ) has dismissed the likelihood of a terrorist attack in Jamaica from their religious followers. Acting president of the council, Sheikh Musa Tijani, said in an i ...

No threat to Jamaica

THE South East Regional Health Authority (SERHA) yesterday said that a pile-up of dead babies at Kingston Public and Victoria Jubilee hospitals was due to delays in the issuing of burial documents ...

Dead baby pile-up explained

HANDEL'S Messiah will form the soundtrack for the 90th Anniversary Concert Season of the Diocesan Festival Choir scheduled for the King's House ballroom in Kingston, this evening. And the Rt Re ...

Concert season begins

THEY say revenge is best served cold, but Jamaica College (JC) dished it out with a heated 1-0 win over St George's College to retain their ISSA/Flow Manning Cup title at Sabina Park yesterday. ...

Sweet repeat

  Thanksgiving came early at the Tryall Club as James and Manuela Goren opened the doors of their exquisite home Stella By The Sea to some 40 plus guests Tuesday evening. The Gorens, themselves ...

A Thanksgiving Salut!


Weekly Roundup: Job cuts coming...#PrayforJCapri...20 murders weekly...Schoolers in car trunk 8:00 AM

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Public sector jobs could soon be in jeopardy as the Government tries to meets its 2017 IMF target. Measures under consideration include management in vac ... Read More

STETHS, Dinthill to contest daCosta Cup final  9:38 PM
KINGSTON, Jamaica - St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) set up a championship clash w ...... Read More

JC retain Manning Cup title  8:35 PM
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Russia slaps economic sanctions on Turkey over jet downing  4:51 PM
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UWI's head of security separates 'facts from fallacies' after student raises concerns  4:18 PM
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Engineer creates first local organic bamboo kiln  3:51 PM
KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Jamaica’s emerging bamboo industry has been further boo ...... Read More

Work starts on Riverton City access road  2:45 PM
KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Noel ...... Read More

Scorpions captain claims no batting worry  2:12 PM
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica Scorpions Captain Paul Palmer says there was no panic about ...... Read More


J'can nurse honoured by the pope

NURSE Marie Clemetson admits knowing from early last year that she would be receiving an award from the pope. But last Sunday when Archbishop Charles Dufour presented her with the Pro Ecclesia et P ... Read More

SERHA offers reasons for dead babies pile-up at KPH and VJH
THE South East Regional Health Authority (SERHA) yesterday said that a pile-up of dead babies at Kingston Public and Victoria Jubilee hospitals wa ...... Read More

Size doesn't matter but location does
AS we approach the Christmas season, we should balance the joys and indulgences that the season traditionally brings, with the care needed to preven ...... Read More

Dawes takes up job in The Bahamas
IMMEDIATE past president of the Jamaica Medical Doctors Association (JMDA), Dr Alfred Dawes has taken up a job offer in The Bahamas. Dr Dawes, who ...... Read More


It's a STETHS-Dinthill daCosta Cup final

CLARENDON PARK, Clarendon -- St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) will contest their fourth successive ISSA/Flow daCosta Cup final after edging Lennon High's run 2-1 in semi-final action at ... Read More

True blue
THEY say revenge is best served cold, but Jamaica College (JC) dished it out with a heated 1-0 win over St George's College to retain their ISSA/F ...... Read More

Trech Town set to rock
The Trench Town derby is expected to take centre stage today with Boys' Town FC welcoming reigning champions Arnett Gardens FC to Barbican Sports Co ...... Read More

Photo: Run for safety
Managing Director of Grennell’s Driving School Alphanso Grennell (centre) poses with the winners of the Grennell’s Road Safety 5K Cassan ...... Read More


Three years for school leavers to find stable work

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Nationwide waste renewal sees gold in recycling
MARLON Grant, owner and CEO of Nationwide Waste Services (NWS) Ltd, says he continues to see a profitable future in recycling. The six-year-old com ...... Read More

UDC seeks entrepreneur to develop Festival Marketplace in Downtown Kingston
GIVING a deadline of December 8, the Urban Development Corporation (UDC) is now inviting applications for lease of the space at the new Festival Mar ...... Read More

Summing up the path to wealth
"Do not save what is left after spending, but spend what is left after saving. If you buy things you do not need, soon you will have to sell the thi ...... Read More


Francine James in Vogue

PULSE model Francine James is featured in next month's issue of German Vogue. A relative newbie to the international circuit, James, 17, moved into the big league this year. The 5-ft 9 1/2 inch ... Read More

Diocesan concert season begins
HANDEL'S Messiah will form the soundtrack for the 90th Anniversary Concert Season of the Diocesan Festival Choir scheduled for the King's House ba ...... Read More

Ky-Mani moves into Herb Merchandisng
KY-MANI Marley will release a line of ganja-based merchandise in early 2016. The singer also has plans to put his own strain on the market. "We're ...... Read More

Frankie Paul gives score
Veteran lover's rock singer Frankie Paul will perform at Sting on Boxing Day. Paul, who rarely performs in Jamaica, lauded organisers for this year ...... Read More


Would you give your ex a second chance?

So you ended it with your ex and have moved on in every way possible. You are now working towards your goals, with a new perspective on life and a new attitude. Everything seems to be falling nicel ... Read More

Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned
Playwright William Congreve wrote in his 1697 play The Mourning Bride, “Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, nor hell a fury like a ...... Read More

Make use of free services at family court, RM urges
SENIOR resident magistrate at the Kingston and St Andrew (KSA) Family Court, Paula Blake Powell, is imploring families in need of assistance to take ...... Read More

Over 40 no-no's
They say life begins at 40, and some women take this literally, reliving their teenage years with a vengeance. But what the phrase actually means i ...... Read More


The climate talks in Paris will fail!

AS expectations build for a global consensus to emerge from the United Nations climate change conference in Paris, starting November 30, 2015, which could agree to taking action to limit any rise in ... Read More

It was a classic "hullo" from the PNP archive
The deterioration of every government begins with the decay of the principles on which it was founded. -- Charles-Louis De Secondat Most Jamaican ...... Read More

Let's talk about our health care problem — a party politics problem
This past week saw the publication of two contrasting articles on the pages of our leading newspapers regarding the health care issues affecting Jam ...... Read More

A chicken in every pot for Christmas
WITH the election speculation now put to rest, we are able to concentrate our minds more firmly on what to do about Christmas this year. The politic ...... Read More


Santa Cruz hosts Relay For Life tomorrow

SANTA CRUZ, St Elizabeth — As part of the drive to increase awareness and raise money to fight cancer, the St Elizabeth Branch of the Jamaica Cancer Society will hosts its inaugural Relay For ... Read More

St Paul's Primary hoping for brighter days
LITTLE LONDON, Westmoreland — For some time now, St Paul's Primary School in Little London, Westmoreland, has been experiencing a steady decl ...... Read More

Lucea Infirmary double amputee determined to make a living
LUCEA, Hanover — DESPITE being housed at the Lucea Infirmary for over four years, 85-year-old double amputee Gladston Allen is determined to ...... Read More

New coach - MBU outfit gets another instructor
TUCKER, St James — The coaching carousel at Montego Bay United continues with Brazilian Leonardo Neiva becoming the club's seventh head coach ...... Read More


Is Caricom still a collective bargaining unit for the region?

THE Caribbean Community (Caricom) is intended to serve three purposes — economic integration, collective bargaining with the outside world, and regional co-operation. As an economic integrati ... Read More

West Indies must put aside distractions and defy the odds
FOR cricket followers, this weekend there is much to hear and read about the first officially sanctioned day-night Test match, using a pink ball. H ...... Read More

Does anyone still think climate change is a myth?
WORLD leaders gathering in Paris, starting next Monday, for the 21st session of the Conference of the Parties (COP), will hopefully be guided by dat ...... Read More

Jamaican journalists in the struggle for a new identity
THE Press Association of Jamaica (PAJ), the professional organisation of journalists here, is in the throes of National Journalism Week celebrations ...... Read More


Rally starts today

RALLY Jamaica will start today at 6:30 pm at 100 Hope Rd, St Andrew, and will continue through tomorrow to conclude on Sunday afternoon on the waterfront streets of downtown Kingston. "It's been a ... Read More

Auction war
A MEETING between Jamaica Used Car Dealers Association (JUCDA) and the commissioner of customs is tentatively set for today, or some time next week ...... Read More

Exciting end to karting season
MANY drivers went all out for victory instead of playing it safe to secure points for class championships, as the 2015 Jamaica Karting Association ( ...... Read More

Audi in seventh heaven
READERS of the popular German magazine, Sports Auto gave the Audi seven 'podium finishes' at its 23rd awards ceremony in Stuttgart recently. The fo ...... Read More


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