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THERE were cheers and sporadic rounds of applause throughout the national honours and awards investiture ceremony at King’s House yesterday, but it was the citations for those being awarded ...

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MONTEGO BAY, St James - Residents of Upper King Street were on edge last night following Sunday evening's shooting attack which left three members of the community, including an elderly woman, dead. ...

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  WHILE buying Cash Pot may be a hobby for some Jamaicans, for others it is not only an additional income but their sole means of survival. Cash Pot, Supreme Ventures Limited (SVL) flagship lotte ...

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THE local entertainment fraternity was well represented among the list of recipients at the National Honours and Awards investiture at King's House in St Andrew, yesterday. The brilliant Octobe ...

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Today's board meeting in Barbados to discuss last week's catastrophic abandonment of the West Indies tour of India could easily turn out to be among the most stormy in the 88-year history of the ...

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APPLAUSE, big voices, drama, and movements were all elements of AJOYO 2014, held on October 11, at the Courtleigh Auditorium. The fifth staging of the musical production AJOYO, under the distinguish ...

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LATEST NEWS

Children’s Advocate saddened by downtown shooting of three kids  2:25 PM

KINGSTON, Jamaica— Children's Advocate Diahann Gordon Harrison has said that she’s saddened by news of Monday night’s that three girls were shot in downtown Kingston, and expressed concern about the safety of the nation’s children. “We’re very disheartened that on a day like National Heroes’ day that’s the memory that three children will have going forward” she said. Gordon Harrison said representatives from her office have made visits to ... Read More

Bodies of four babies found in Canada storage locker  1:20 PM
OTTAWA, Canada (AFP) — The bodies of four babies have been discovered in a storage locker in the ...... Read More

Ebola fears prompt Trinidad union to bar members unloading ship from Ghana  1:12 PM
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — The powerful Oilfields Workers' Trade Union (OWTU) Tuesday preven ...... Read More

West Africa travellers restricted to five US airports  11:57 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Everyone coming to the United States from the three West African countries at t ...... Read More

Nigeria minister 'optimistic' Boko Haram will free girls  11:33 AM
BERLIN, Germany (AFP) -- Nigeria's foreign minister said Tuesday that Abuja hopes to end the conflict w ...... Read More

NEWS

Warmington puts foot down on debating schedule

THE House of Representatives last week got a taste of what it would be like to have outspoken South West St Catherine Member of Parliament Everald Warmington as Leader of Opposition Business. War ... Read More

Gallantry Steals the Show
THERE were cheers and sporadic rounds of applause throughout the national honours and awards investiture ceremony at King’s House yesterday, ...... Read More

Cash Pot survival
  WHILE buying Cash Pot may be a hobby for some Jamaicans, for others it is not only an additional income but their sole means of survival. Cash ...... Read More

Heartless!
MONTEGO BAY, St James - Residents of Upper King Street were on edge last night following Sunday evening's shooting attack which left three members o ...... Read More

SPORT

Impasse threatens franchise system

The impasse between players and the West Indies Players Association (WIPA), which led to regional cricketers controversially pulling out of the tour of India, has created some doubt over the execu ... Read More

WICB members must be mature and responsible — Heaven
Today's board meeting in Barbados to discuss last week's catastrophic abandonment of the West Indies tour of India could easily turn out to be am ...... Read More

'Axeman' Walters vs Donaire in pictures
Nicholas 'Axeman' Walters stopped Philippine-born Nonito Donaire with a second left in the sixth round, winning the WBA featherweight title in drama ...... Read More

Chop, chop!
Nicholas 'Axeman' Walters of Jamaica lands a solid right hand to the face Philippine-born Nonito Donaire during their WBA 'Super' Featherweight titl ...... Read More

BUSINESS

SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 4 lands in Jamaica

  Arange of new devices were launched by Samsung last week Thursday at the Samsung Experience Store in Half- Way-Tree. Headlining these devices was Samsung’s newest phablet, the Galaxy Note ... Read More

Contractors urged to forge partnerships to fight foreign competition
MINISTER of Transport, Works and Housing Dr Omar Davies says local contractors must be willing and prepared to collaborate with each other in order ...... Read More

Trinidad 'won't borrow money' even if oil prices fall
  PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (Trinidad Express) - The Government will not resort to borrowing money if the budgeted price of oil falls below US$80, ...... Read More

Information Security Management Systems seminar next month
JAMAICA will host a four-day seminar on Information Security Management Systems (ISMS) next month at the Knutsford Court Hotel in Kingston. The sem ...... Read More

ENTERTAINMENT

Holt remembered

  THE life, music and legacy of veteran Jamaican artiste, John Holt, was on many-a-lip at National Honours and Awards ceremony at King's House in St Andrew, yesterday. Holt died in the Wellingto ... Read More

Marcia Griffiths  — Artistes with distinction
THE local entertainment fraternity was well represented among the list of recipients at the National Honours and Awards investiture at King's Hous ...... Read More

High tide for John Holt
THE Tide is High introduced John Holt to a different generation of fans throughout the 1980s, 1990s and early 2000s. Co-written by Holt, Howard Bar ...... Read More

Ub40, others, pay tribute to ‘1000 volts of Holt’ on social media
  KINGSTON, Jamaica—As news of the death of ‘Stick by Me’ singer John Holt went viral members of the entertainment fraternity b ...... Read More

ALL WOMAN

Pauline Ewan - A mighty heart

SHE'S vibrant, spiritual and sincere and she has a passion for volunteering and giving selflessly. "After you leave this world it's what you've done that you will be remembered for," Pauline Ew ... Read More

My first crush
IT was probably in high school or primary school that you caught your first crush bug -- this one person who made you so nervous and tongue tied ...... Read More

LIME men wear pink for breast cancer
THE men at LIME are proud to wear pink this October, in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and to increase awareness about the disease, ...... Read More

I hit him in the face just to get a reaction...
VIOLENCE should not be condoned in an intimate relationship, whether it is perpetrated by the man or the woman, and no excuse should be accepted f ...... Read More

COLUMNS

Never let a good crisis go to waste, Madam PM

Dear Mrs Simpson Miller: Our country often feels like a place that simply rolls from one crisis to the next -- a state in which it is impossible to be productive internally, or to convey to ... Read More

John Holt...long live his music
His voice has been associated with some of the sweetest songs to have been produced in Jamaica, and perhaps not enough has been said of the greatnes ...... Read More

Never let a good crisis go to waste, Madam PM
Farrakhan calls on cultural community to lead masses towards liberation Nation of Islam Leader Louis Farrakhan has called on members of Jam ...... Read More

Congrats on your OD, NMW
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REGIONAL

Break-ins plague Manchester

MANDEVILLE, Manchester - While the figures for some major crimes have been trending down in Manchester, the police have called for citizens to be more alert to criminality, particularly break-ins, w ... Read More

Church Teachers' College eyes university status
MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Nostalgia filled the air as the Church Teachers' College family sat down to lunch recently to mark the start of the ...... Read More

Food poisoning causes Ebola scare in Mandeville
MANDEVILLE, Manchester — A case of suspected poisoning triggered reports that the deadly Ebola virus may have reached the Mandeville Hospital ...... Read More

Fire Brigade to search for fake fire hydrants
MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Deputy Superintendent of the Manchester Division of the Jamaica Fire Brigade Neville Bennett is moving to determine h ...... Read More

EDITORIALS

Thanks for the ‘flying start’, British Airways and Comic Relief UK

  THE financial support being given to four human development projects in Jamaica by British Airways warms our hearts. As was reported in this week’s Sunday Observer, British Airways, thro ... Read More

Let's stay true to the tradition of genuine heroism
Today, National Heroes Day 2014, Jamaicans pay special tribute to the life and times of its nation-builders. The seven National Heroes — ...... Read More

Nationalism killing regional integration
  REGIONAL integration is supposed to lead to three direct benefits for the Caribbean people: economising by sharing common services; increasing ...... Read More

Torturous days ahead for West Indies cricket
The circumstances that have led to yesterday's calamitous abandonment of the West Indies cricket tour of India are as puzzling as they are distres ...... Read More

AUTO

Accolodes for Honda CR-V

THE Honda CR-V has won Motor Trend Sport/Utility of the Year for 2015. The CR-V claims the title with a long list of vehicle enhancements for 2015, including its improved fuel economy and uncomprom ... Read More

Two-day drift for Dover
IT will be two days of racing for the Jamaica Race Drivers Club (JRDC) Seaboard Marine/Total Lubricants Heroes of Drift and Speed scheduled for Dove ...... Read More

Speed interrupted
SUNDAY'S National Drag Racing Circuit (NDRC) Drag Challenge number four at Vernamfield, Clarendon was brought to an abrupt end around 6:00 pm, leavi ...... Read More

Whittingham is 2014 sprint champ
MAURICE Whittingham added another title to his illustrious motorsports career when he was announced the Drivers Rallysport Club's (DRC)'s Tru-Juice ...... Read More

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