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Labour ministry continues push for greater levels of productivity12:22 pm

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — The Ministry of Labour and Social Security continues to champion productivity as a means of driving economic growth. Read More

In breakthrough, surgeon builds windpipes from arteries11:52 am
PARIS, France (AFP) — Where others failed, sometimes spectacularly, French surgeon Emmanuel Martinod has helped people whose windpipes have been ravaged by cancer and...... Read More

Titleholders Mumbai Indians crash out of IPL, despite Lewis' 4811:26 am
NEW DELHI, India (AFP) — Defending champions Mumbai Indians Sunday failed to make the playoffs of the Indian Premier League after Rishabh Pant's blazing half-century set...... Read More

MoBay club manager fined for operating after allowed time 11:08 am
ST JAMES, Jamaica — A 42-year-old a club manager, who was arrested and charged for breaching sections of the Town and Communities Act in Montego Bay, St James last month,...... Read More

Venezuela's Maduro eyes second term despite economic woes 10:50 am
CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) — Venezuelans, reeling under a devastating economic crisis, began voting Sunday in an election boycotted by the opposition and condemned by much...... Read More

CARICOM team observes Venezuela elections 10:31 am
CARACAS, Venezuela (CMC) — A six-member Caribbean Election Observer Team is in Venezuela, observing its elections on Sunday.... Read More

Terrelonge urges young people to participate in political process 10:16 am
KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Minister of State in the Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Alando Terrelonge is urging more young Jamaicans to participate...... Read More

Harry and Meghan go straight to work after lavish wedding9:47 am
LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Prince Harry and his new wife Meghan began married life on Sunday after their spectacular, rule-breaking wedding, but will be delaying a...... Read More

NEWS

Battle for PNP baton in St Elizabeth NE

SANTA CRUZ, St Elizabeth – Hundreds of Opposition People's National Party (PNP) delegates are expected to turn up at the St Elizabeth Technical High School... Read More

Pastor Curry spices up royal wedding with power of love
WINDSOR, United Kingdom (AFP) — US pastor Michael Curry fired up Britain's royal wedding on Saturday with some dramatic oratory about the power of love that...... Read More

Those 40 amazing years at sea
As you could expect, fishermen often have many a tale of near misses and close shaves at sea.... Read More

Heart disease worse than crime — Dr Madu
Nuclear cardiologist, founder and CEO of the Heart Institute of the Caribbean (HIC) Dr Ernest Madu says heart disease has far more crippling social implications than...... Read More

SPORT

BMW Classic stakeholders bank on clearer skies for 2019 edition

ROSE HALL, St James — Despite being affected by bad weather for a second straight year, the principals involved with the PGA LatinoAmerica BMW Jamaica Classic... Read More

MEMORIES BY THE SCORE — Chris Dehring
Being a successful sportsman as well as an equally successful high-profile entrepreneur in one lifetime is a most unusual phenomenon. Some may dare suggest that the two...... Read More

Mr Universe sprints away for easy Cup win
In another super sprinting display, Mr Universe , under Gary Richards, ran his 14 rivals off their legs to win the...... Read More

Caribbean among new venues for CONCACAF Gold Cup
MIAMI, USA (CMC) — Two new United States venues have been named to host matches in next year's CONCACAF Gold Cup, which will also see fixtures in the Caribbean...... Read More

BUSINESS

Usain Bolt Tracks & Records to open in UK this year

The f irst global Usain Bolt Tracks & Records (UBTR) restaurant is set to open in the UK later this year. Read More

Lamar Harris — on the path of what's next for the financial services sector
You can count on one hand the number of women who head financial institutions in Jamaica. Lamar Harris, CEO of Stocks & Securities Limited (SSL) is in that...... Read More

Money thieves — who stole my money?
Ok you got me, I was just trying to get your attention. It really isn't a question of who, but what took my money. We refer to counting our money, but...... Read More

Peso crisis highlights fragility of Argentina's economy
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AFP) -- Argentina appears to have resolved, at least in the short term, the crisis over the peso and its depreciation by taking drastic action...... Read More

ENTERTAINMENT

Hall prepares for His Grace

Minister Marion Hall says her second gospel album, His Grace , will be “lit in a spiritual way”. Hall... Read More

Harris examines the ex
On the heels of the revue Dat A Gwaan Jamaica: Remix , to the staging of her To The...... Read More

Clinton Lindsay helped chart the way
This is the sixth in 10-part series on Jamaicans who have made their mark on North American radio. ... Read More

Reggae Sunsplash @ 40
During the summer of 1978, a group of four Jamaicans with a love for reggae would stage a historic event which would forever change the way our music...... Read More

COLUMNS

Is Jamaica 'coming in from the cold'?

“Well, the biggest, biggest man you ever, ever did-a see, was-a was-a once a baby in this life, in this life, in this life in this, oh, sweet life, we're (coming in from... Read More

A blot on our nation
If you close your eyes to facts you will learn through accidents. — Moroccan proverb ... Read More

Foreign policy lessons from the resistance of Rastafarians
The use of force is still very much a part of the foreign policy and diplomatic considerations of all states, even small ones. In the latter case,...... Read More

The principle of (good) authority
Increasing numbers of people, sectors and organisations want a world without rules to govern their behaviour. They want to be free to follow their...... Read More

REGIONAL

Jaguars, All-Stars hunt back-to back wins in WBA Elite League

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Former champions Granville Jaguars and Catherine Hall All-Stars will be going after back-to-back wins today while Lucea Flames and Holland... Read More

Teachers heap praises on Sandals Ochi
TEACHERS from Glowell Preparatory in Portmore, St Catherine, are singing the praises of Sandals Ochi Beach Resort after a recent visit to the property during which the...... Read More

Sandals treats team members to 'Mad Hatter' tea party
Last Friday was no ordinary Friday at Sandals Resorts International as the team got fancy for the first ever Mad Hatter Tea Party held on the lawns of...... Read More

New Flanker Skills Training Institute a positive reality
FLANKER, St James — Twenty-one-year-old Flanker resident Odene Johnson believes that the recent opening of the Flanker Skills Training Institute is going to be a...... Read More

EDITORIALS

A foreign policy that must speak truth to friend and foe

Jamaica's foreign policy appears to be becoming less possible to predict in respect of what stance the country will take on international issues. Read More

Expect high spectacle at the National Stadium tonight
It's not for nothing that 18-year-old Mr Christopher Taylor grabbed headlines entering today's 15th staging of the Jamaica International Invitational athletic meet at...... Read More

World Council of Churches' cry of agony and despair over Israeli violence
Christian churches, for the most part, have long held that Jews are the chosen people of God, and they have generally looked the other way when Israel...... Read More

Hope in CRH oversight committee
On the face if it, the naming of an oversight committee for the rehabilitation of Cornwall Regional Hospital (CRH) is a good...... Read More

AUTO

JA all the way

Jamaican racers pressed the home field advantage to walk away the points leader in the Country Category in the first round of the Seaboard Marine... Read More

From Korea, with love
YOUNG G Lee, head of mission at the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Jamaica, says he's pleased to see so many of his country's vehicles on the island's roads.... Read More

Total introduces
Jamaica became the first English-speaking Caribbean island to receive the new Total Excellium unleaded gasoline as it was launched to the market on...... Read More

'NO Need To Worry'
TRADE Board chairman Danville Walker is hailing the three-month-old pre-shipment inspection policy on imported pre-owned motor vehicles as a win for consumers, as well...... Read More

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