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Human remains discovered after 12-year search for American student in Aruba10:01 am

ORANJESTAD, Aruba (CMC) — There is another twist to the mystery surrounding the disappearance of American high school graduate Natalee Holloway  following the discovery... Read More

Mugabe flies to South Africa to aid wife accused of assault9:35 am
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa (AP) — Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe was in South Africa on Thursday as his wife faced accusations of assaulting a young model and police...... Read More

ONLINE READERS COMMENT: JAAA needs to fix track & field problems now9:20 am
Dear Editor:Now that the 16th IAAF World Championships has ended and Jamaica performed way below expectations, finishing 16th in the medal table, it's the perfect...... Read More

Policeman imprisoned for ganja possession 9:05 am
KINGSTON, Jamaica — An inspector of police was imprisoned for possession of ganja when he appeared before the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court on August 10. ... Read More

England bat against Windies in first Test 8:31 am
BIRMINGHAM, United Kingdom (AFP) — England captain Joe Root won the toss and elected to bat against the West Indies in the first day/night Test ever staged on English...... Read More

Jamaica celebrates Garvey's 130th anniversary today 8:18 am
KINGSTON, Jamaica —The 130th anniversary birthday celebrations of Jamaica's first National Hero, Marcus Mosiah Garvey will commence this morning with a wreath laying...... Read More

Police capture St James man wanted in US for lottery scamming 8:03 am
ST JAMES, Jamaica — A 28-year-old man from Greenwood, St James, who was wanted in the United States of America for over 60 counts of mail fraud among other offences, was...... Read More

Study tour for environmental stakeholders7:46 am
KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — The Climate Change Division (CCD) of the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation will be leading a study tour to the Wigton Windfarm and...... Read More

NEWS

Rockfort suffering from months of murders, theft and gunfights

THE Rockfort Development Council is hoping that a press conference slated for tomorrow will help to shed more light on what is a dire situation in the Rockfort... Read More

Press association urges Gov't to improve access to information law
PRESIDENT of the Press Association of Jamaica (PAJ) Dionne Jackson Miller is urging the Government to heed the many calls for the amendments to the Access to...... Read More

Maths coaches, specialists for training workshop next week
ONE hundred and twenty mathematics coaches and specialists assigned to the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information will participate in a training workshop from...... Read More

10 back-to-school treats planned for St Andrew East Rural
SCORES of children from Harbour View and Bull Bay in St Andrew East Rural received educational supplies and free health checks at the first two in a series of...... Read More

SPORT

Holder backs West Indies pacemen to shine against England

BIRMINGHAM, England (AFP) — West Indies Captain Jason Holder believes his pacemen can help the “huge underdogs” make life uncomfortable for England... Read More

A.P.I strolls home in Clifford Grey Memorial Cup feature
It turned out to be an afternoon stroll in the park for A.P.I as the Anthony Nunes-trained first-time runner was convincing in winning the Dr Clifford Grey Memorial Cup...... Read More

Binnie wins 8th CASA Senior Championships title
Squash sensation Chris Binnie added to his record-breaking tally by winning an unprecedented eighth title at the Caribbean Area Squash Association's (CASA) Senior...... Read More

Tallawahs keep Stars winless with breathless chase
GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC) — Reigning champions Jamaica Tallawahs romped to their third straight win of their Caribbean Premier League campaign when they came...... Read More

BUSINESS

Steady on the pork, Sweet River Abattoir eyes hotels, food establishments

Slaughterhouse Sweet River Abattoir and Supplies Company has shifted focus towards supplying hotels and other food establishments as part of its... Read More

JMMB Bank is Jamaica's newest bank
JMMB Merchant Bank is now a licensed commercial bank operating as JMMB Bank (Jamaica) Ltd.... Read More

A course in Borrowing 101
According to investorwords.com, a loan is “an arrangement in which a lender gives money or property to a borrower, and the borrower agrees to...... Read More

JPS invests US$3.4M to upgrade power delivery system
JPS is spending US$3.4 million this year to upgrade its power delivery system in order to improve the quality of service experienced by customers. The upgrade includes...... Read More

ENTERTAINMENT

JCF puts on ‘Grand’ show

M embers of the Jamaica Constabulary Force put on a show to remember at the Jamaica 55 Grand Gala held at the... Read More

Chabano Nkani phases in lastest project
US-BASED reggae singer Chabano Nkani is set to drop his debut album Phases tomorrow.... Read More

Papa Finnigan on comeback trail
Veteran deejay Finnigan is back in the hunt with Kind of Love , a self-produced song released in...... Read More

Ochi winners chosen in Sandals arts fest
AMAZING and well-received performances brought the house down at the Sandals and Beaches Resorts Festival of Arts (formerly ENCORE) Ocho Rios region Talent and Model...... Read More

COLUMNS

130th anniversary of Marcus Garvey's birth

National Hero Marcus Mosiah Garvey was born in St Ann's Bay on August 17, 1887 — 130 years ago today. Born only 39 years after the full abolition of slavery in... Read More

What will we do when the expats leave?
What will happen when all the expats leave? Will we lose all our colourful diversity? Are we Saudis up to the task? Will we ever be? Very demanding questions on an...... Read More

Reimagining the education of the future in the Caribbean
We agree with former Minister of Education Ronald Thwaites that if our school system is to serve our country's youth in a sustainable manner, then we need 'A new kind of...... Read More

Dark days ahead for the JCF
The recent requirement for sub-officers and constables to give six months' notice of their intention to withdraw from the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) may prove as...... Read More

REGIONAL

Kemteck to construct 900 houses in Trelawny

FLORENCE HALL, Trelawny — Over 100 people have so far gained employment on the first phase of Stonebrook Manor, a planned gated community which, when complete,... Read More

Photo: Narrow escape
A wrecker pulls a car from a gully along the Haddo main road in Westmoreland last Thursday. The driver reportedly said he was driving at a slow pace when he fell asleep and...... Read More

Maude McLeod High withdraws from daCosta Cup
DARLISTON, Westmoreland ... Read More

2017 IAAF World Champs
To say the results of the IAAF World Championships that ended in London on Sunday was disappointing from a Jamaican perspective is to put it mildly.... Read More

EDITORIALS

Spread Marcus Garvey's life and teachings even more

On this date 130 years ago, in St Ann's Bay, the Jamaican couple of Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Sr, a mason, and Sarah Jane Richards, a domestic worker, welcomed into the... Read More

America should leave no room for bigotry
It took him too long. However, US President Donald Trump has finally done the right thing by denouncing as “repugnant” the racism that was...... Read More

The positives in London must not be lost in the mix
We shouldn't be surprised if London is Mr Usain Bolt's favourite city behind Kingston.... Read More

Undiplomatic and hypocritical comments against Chinese investors
In the last few days there has been a virulent outbreak of intemperate utterances with potentially harmful effects to Jamaica's friendship with the People's Republic of...... Read More

AUTO

For electric cars to take off, they'll need a place to charge

DETROIT, United States (AP) — Around the world, support is growing for electric cars. Automakers are delivering more electric models with longer range and lower... Read More

Honda Locks City
THERE'S no better way to start your journey with the Honda brand than in the 2018 Honda City. It boasts all the elements one expects from the Japanese...... Read More

JAA hosts care clinic
The Jamaica Automobile Association (JAA) provided some cost-effective maintenance options to its members at its annual Auto Clinic at the JAAA's...... Read More

Boss's Sale IS Back!
ATL Automotive's highly anticipated 72-hour Boss's Sale is currently on at the company's showrooms in Kingston and Montego Bay.... Read More

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