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TURKS and Caicos Islands Finance Minister Washington Misick last week launched a blistering attack on foreigners, including Jamaicans, bluntly telling them to stay out of his country if they want ...

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OFFICIALS of the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) yesterday revealed that the agency has not been, as is required by law, updating all the relevant parties involved in cases that ...

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LUXURY Jamaica coffee brand Wallenford Estate aims to finalise a deal with UK-based department store Harrods, management indicated. It follows a deal announced in January with global chain Star ...

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LONDON, England (AFP) — England's Football Association and government urged FIFA president Sepp Blatter to resign yesterday, as British investigative journalists were praised for helping to ex ...

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REGGAE artiste Courtney John continues his Rootstronic project with Live A Blast. The recently released single is from his upcoming album Upthrust. "This is our second album using Rootstronic s ...

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THE big news out of Monday's Total Quartz Daryl King Memorial Meet at Dover Raceway in St Ann is that high-flying racer Doug 'Hollywood' Gore intends to make his return to circuit racing in August ...

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LATEST NEWS

Accused child molester found in Ja after fleeing US in 2013   8:50 AM

CONCORD, New Hampshire (AP) — The US Marshal's Service says a man who disappeared in 2013 after being indicted on sexual assault charges in New Hampshire has been found in ... Read More

McGregor working on unique strategies to fight crime in St James  8:33 AM
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Windies cricketer arrested in Dominica  8:13 AM
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  KINGSTON, Jamaica - Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar said yesterday she received n ...... Read More

The gloves are off as Jack Warner says he's holding nothing back on Kamla        1:00 AM
  PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad - Declaring that the “gloves are off”, Jack Warner ...... Read More

British banks now linked to FIFA corruption scandal        12:58 AM
  KINGSTON, Jamaica - British newspaper, the Daily Mail is reporting online that two of B ...... Read More

NEWS

Police included ‘political impact’ in security operation

A section tagged 'political impact' in the police's strategic plan to enter Tivoli Gardens and capture Christopher 'Dudus' Coke yesterday became an issue during the continued examination of Deputy ... Read More

Stay away!
TURKS and Caicos Islands Finance Minister Washington Misick last week launched a blistering attack on foreigners, including Jamaicans, bluntly tel ...... Read More

INDECOM failing to provide timely updates on probes
OFFICIALS of the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) yesterday revealed that the agency has not been, as is required by law, updati ...... Read More

Cops vow to catch killers in St Elizabeth quadruple murder
SANTA CRUZ, St Elizabeth — Police investigators say they are following "leads" as they vowed to catch the killers of four farmers, two of whom ...... Read More

SPORT

Webb, Li 'provisionally dismissed'

MIAMI, Florida (AFP) — Embattled FIFA executive committee members Jeffrey Webb and Eduardo Li were "provisionally dismissed" yesterday by CONCACAF in the wake of corruption charges filed by US ... Read More

Blatter must go!
LONDON, England (AFP) — England's Football Association and government urged FIFA president Sepp Blatter to resign yesterday, as British invest ...... Read More

Football scandal a great concern, says Neita Headley
Minister with responsibility for sport Natalie Neita Headley has expressed concern at the ongoing FIFA corruption scandal and its possible implicati ...... Read More

Lara slams Shiv's axing, calls for player's reinstatement
  PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Batting great Brian Lara has blasted the decision by West Indies selectors to axe Shiv Chanderpaul for th ...... Read More

BUSINESS

Its on — Tullow Oil reaffirms oil exploration in Jamaica

Multinational oil and gas exploration company, Tullow Oil PLC has re-affirmed its commitment to its oil and gas exploration programme in Jamaica, following a series of meetings between company exe ... Read More

Wallenford heads for Harrods — while staving off counterfeits
LUXURY Jamaica coffee brand Wallenford Estate aims to finalise a deal with UK-based department store Harrods, management indicated. It follows ...... Read More

Barbados breaks a 25-year record for tourist arrivals
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Barbados achieved a record 171,471 long stay visitor arrivals during the first quarter of this year, breaking a lo ...... Read More

JMMB creates web challenge to promote financial awareness
Jamaica Money Market Brokers (JMMB) has introduced a web-based challenge aimed at teaching money management skills to participants. The Goal Gett ...... Read More

ENTERTAINMENT

Dylan Dili to 'power up' in Ja

HIP hop artiste Dylan Dili will be in Jamaica in mid-June to record tracks with local producers for his upcoming debut album Pain 2 Power. Dylan Dili is best known for his role in the 2002 MTV re ... Read More

Life's a blast for Courtney John
REGGAE artiste Courtney John continues his Rootstronic project with Live A Blast. The recently released single is from his upcoming album Upthrust ...... Read More

Blow by Blow with Tami Chynn
This is the eighth in a 10-part series looking at entertainers who have moved into business outside their industry. FIVE years ago she was the Ja ...... Read More

Artiste calls it a Spade
THESE are busy times for dancehall singjay and tattoo artiste Orville 'Spade' Swaby. He is, however, splitting his time between his Seaview Gardens ...... Read More

ALL WOMAN

Honey, we need to talk

  How do you tell your partner that you would like to have things done a particular way in the bedroom? How do you broach the topic without raising eyebrows, especially if one particular way has ... Read More

Girls seek sisterhood, not just marriage, in IS
  LONDON (AP) — The notion that young women are travelling to Syria solely to become “jihadi brides” is simplistic and hinders ...... Read More

Overweight in teens boosts middle age bowel cancer risk
  Teenagers who are very overweight may run double the risk of developing colorectal cancer when they reach middle age, according to research pu ...... Read More

Subtle signs you’re doing nothing for him
Sex brings a man alive both literally and figuratively, and so if he is not enjoying the romps in the sack with you, you should notice for sure. Be ...... Read More

COLUMNS

Jamaica and the Caribbean have a great future!

THE geopolitical issue facing Jamaica is the chimera named Caricom/Caribbean Single Market and Economy (CSME). Our leaders don't speak about it as the masses are not for it, but play the game with ... Read More

Faith, hope and football bangarang
HOW would you respond if you were asked this question: Are we Jamaicans losing hope for ourselves and this country, which we declare that we so lo ...... Read More

PICA saw a lifeline and took it
The CEO of the Passport, Immigration and Citizenship Agency (PICA) Jennifer McDonald told the public the reasons for the increase in passport fees. ...... Read More

Jamaica not maximising its full potential
I am seriously concerned about the state of my country as it has not maximised its full potential, and each passing day it is slowly sliding off the ...... Read More

REGIONAL

ECJ chair bemoans low voter turnout at elections

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Chairman of the Electoral Commission of Jamaica (ECJ) Dorothy Pine McLarty says voting apathy is causing millions of dollars of taxpayers' money to go down the drain ... Read More

O, Canada!
GREEN Island, Hanover, resident Andrea Paisley yesterday travelled the four hours to the Canadian High Commission in Kingston to pick up the immig ...... Read More

Wayne Wonder set to perform at We Are Reggae
MONTEGO BAY, St James - INTERNATIONAL recording artiste Wayne Wonder will take centre stage on Saturday night when the monthly concert series We A ...... Read More

Richard Vernon, entrepreneur extraordinaire
TWENTY-SIX-YEAR-OLD entrepreneur Richard Vernon strongly believes the biblical words, 'Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is ol ...... Read More

EDITORIALS

A proper farewell for Shiv is in order

Quite simply, Mr Shivnarine Chanderpaul ranks among the great West Indian batsmen. It's true he lacked the style, charisma and domineering presence so typical of other top West Indian batsmen datin ... Read More

From CHIKV to ZIKV: Last chance Dr Ferguson
AS he is wont to do when danger is imminent, Minister of Health Dr Fenton Ferguson announced yesterday the planned roll-out of a Government-led vect ...... Read More

Well done, Waterford High, and good fortune going forward
YOU can’t help being impressed with the achievements of the Science and Environmental Club at Waterford High School in Portmore, St Catherine. ...... Read More

Cedar Valley road highlights representational neglect
THE parliamentary and local government authorities with responsibility for Cedar Valley in St Thomas should be ashamed of what passes for the main r ...... Read More

AUTO

Nissan finds a new Path

NAMES don't come much bigger than Pathfinder in the Japanese Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) market. And, in 2015, Nissan has done its best to ensure its biggest SUV stays a viable nameplate for buye ... Read More

Gore returns in August
THE big news out of Monday's Total Quartz Daryl King Memorial Meet at Dover Raceway in St Ann is that high-flying racer Doug 'Hollywood' Gore inte ...... Read More

Rally fun continues
THE Drivers' Rallysport Club (DRC) will host the second round of its AutoDex Championship at Tru Juice Orchards, Bybrook, Bog Walk in St Catherine ...... Read More

Kingston to get 'reworked'
DR Omar Davies, minister of transport, works and housing, says his ministry is seeking to have transportation in downtown Kingston rationalised by ...... Read More

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