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GUNMEN have continued to wreak havoc in Bog Walk, St Catherine, killing three men, among them a 70-year-old, at Pine Apple Lane, yesterday. The police have identified those killed as Malty Tayl ...

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TRINIDAD and Tobago's National security minister, Gary Griffith, says that Jamaica's decision to deny landing rights to one of the twin-island republic's nationals, radical Muslim leader Yasin Abu B ...

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SIX members of the nation's artistic community were recognised with Musgrave Awards at the Institute of Jamaica in downtown Kingston, yesterday. Gold Musgrave medals were presented to Anthony W ...

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Musgrave winners
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PETERSFIELD, Westmoreland — Attorney-at-law Michael Erskine conceded that he was stunned after being beaten by businessman Dwayne Vaz during Sunday's run-off in the race to be the People' Na ...

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WASHINGTON, DC, United States — The Reggae Girlz were brave against the Mexicans. But according to Jamaica's head coach Merron Gordon, a failure to execute defensive plans against a formidab ...

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LATEST NEWS

Office of the Prime Minister says microphones and tape recorders a problem for PM, Falconer, Neita-Headley  1:42 AM

  The following is a letter from the Office of the Prime Minister through its Director of Communication and Public Affairs, Huntley Medley to all news editors in Jamaica. Dear News Editors, The Communication and Public Affairs Unit of the Office of the Prime Minister appreciates the continued coverage by your media house, of events which feature as speakers, the Most Honourable Prime Minister, the Minister without Portfolio (Information) and the Minister without Portfolio (Sport) in the Of ... Read More

1,000 suspected cases of CHIK-V in Trinidad  1:39 AM
  PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad - Trinidad and Tobago now has about 1,000 suspected cases of chikungunya. ...... Read More

Trinidad's Nigeria ban lifted  1:35 AM
  PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad - THE ban on travellers from Nigeria entering this country has been lifte ...... Read More

'Canada will never be intimidated,' Canadian PM Harper says after attack  1:32 AM
  OTTAWA, Canada (AFP) - Canada's prime minister vowed Wednesday to redouble the nation's fight aga ...... Read More

Blackwater guards found guilty in 2007 Iraq 'massacre'  1:30 AM
  WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) - Four former Blackwater security guards were found guilty Wednes ...... Read More

NEWS

JEEP/MIDP contractors to be paid tomorrow

PARLIAMENTARIANS are desperately hoping that an assurance by National Works Agency (NWA) Chief Executive Officer EG Hunter, that outstanding money owed to small contractors employed on Government's Ja ... Read More

More terror in Bog Walk
GUNMEN have continued to wreak havoc in Bog Walk, St Catherine, killing three men, among them a 70-year-old, at Pine Apple Lane, yesterday. The ...... Read More

'Don't blame Trinidad'
TRINIDAD and Tobago's National security minister, Gary Griffith, says that Jamaica's decision to deny landing rights to one of the twin-island repub ...... Read More

Ebola death toll climbs
GENEVA, Switzerland (AFP) — The death toll in the world's worst-ever Ebola outbreak has edged closer to 4,900, while almost 10,000 people have ...... Read More

SPORT

JC pip Trinity

Defending champions Jamaica College (JC) made a good start in the second round of the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/LIME Manning Cup football competition with a 2-1 win over Ho ... Read More

Reggae Girlz crash out
WASHINGTON, DC, United States — The Reggae Girlz were brave against the Mexicans. But according to Jamaica's head coach Merron Gordon, a fai ...... Read More

Football is a game of power, says CONCACAF boss
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- CONCACAF President Jeffrey Webb officially welcomed attendees to the Soccerex Americas Forum at the inaugural ceremony on Tu ...... Read More

Lindon Thompson gets 2014 Sam Sharpe Award for his contribution to sports
MONTEGO BAY, St James — Lindon Thompson received the 2014 Sam Sharpe Award for his contribution to sports during the St James Parish Council's ...... Read More

BUSINESS

Trelawny Credit Union rolling out consolidation loans

FALMOUTH, Trelawny — The Trelawny Credit Union (TCU) has revealed that plans are in the making to introduce a product dubbed Loan Maximizer, which seeks to consolidate the loans members may ha ... Read More

Salaries in Business Process sector are competitive
MONTEGO BAY, St James — Chairman of the Business Process Industry Association of Jamaica (BPIAJ) Yoni Epstein says the organisation will be ...... Read More

Success Breeds Success
Last week we discussed the importance of throwing aside your reservations when it comes to creating independent sources of income. As the saying goe ...... Read More

Sagicor donates first fever scan machine for ebola detection at Jamaica's ports
  SAGICOR Group Jamaica yesterday donated $4.3 million to purchase a fever scan machine for the Ministry of National Security to aid in the detec ...... Read More

ENTERTAINMENT

Spencer’s ‘Best’ on show

WHAT started out as a childhood passion for Kern Spencer is blossoming into a fruitful relationship. Spencer, 39, is a host on BOJ (Best of Jamaica) TV. His Super K Studios recently signed a deal ... Read More

Musgrave winners lauded
SIX members of the nation's artistic community were recognised with Musgrave Awards at the Institute of Jamaica in downtown Kingston, yesterday. ...... Read More

Stylo G wins MOBO
JAMAICAN deejay Stylo G won the Best Reggae Act award at the MOBO Awards in London yesterday. The event took place at the SSE Arena. Stylo G (real ...... Read More

UK 'drunk' on Krishane Levy
SINGER Krishane Levy, the 20-year-old son of veteran artiste Barrington Levy, has entered the British charts with his debut song Drunk and Incapable ...... Read More

ALL WOMAN

Evett Malcolm: sport is her passion

MONTEGO BAY, St James — At 46, Evett Malcolm still finds time to play netball for her club Crystal United, despite her hectic work load at the St James branch of the Social Development Commi ... Read More

Games you can play with your kids
It's not enough to stock up on the latest toys and gadgets for your children, it's also important that you take the time to play with them. Too ma ...... 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 th ...... 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

COLUMNS

My interview with a CHIKV-laden mosquito

Mark Wignall (MW): I tried most desperately to avoid you, using Vape mats, coils of burning stuff, spray insecticides, and the electric fan at the foot of my bed on rapid. My point is this. How di ... Read More

Panic, people and politics
GENERALLY speaking, we do not pay attention to history and, as a result, we keep making the same mistakes. Some politicians manipulate the voting ...... Read More

Plugging the leaks in our economy
  JAMAICA holds many records for being the first in several categories, such as it is the first country in the western hemisphere to have a cast ...... Read More

Business opportunities to alleviate unemployment and poverty
RECENTLY, the upgrading of Jamaica's economic outlook from stable to positive by Standards & Poor's and the passing of another International Mone ...... Read More

REGIONAL

Sandals Foundation joins with iCare for 33 cataract surgeries at CRH

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Thirty-three patients successfully underwent cataract surgeries conducted by five members of the overseas voluntary group, iCare, which partnered with personnel at the ... Read More

I was shocked
PETERSFIELD, Westmoreland — Attorney-at-law Michael Erskine conceded that he was stunned after being beaten by businessman Dwayne Vaz during ...... Read More

Trelawny Credit Union rolling out consolidation loans
FALMOUTH, Trelawny — The Trelawny Credit Union (TCU) has revealed that plans are in the making to introduce a product dubbed Loan Maximizer, w ...... Read More

Salaries in Business Process sector are competitive
MONTEGO BAY, St James — Chairman of the Business Process Industry Association of Jamaica (BPIAJ) Yoni Epstein says the organisation will be ...... Read More

EDITORIALS

What happens when the next Abu Bakr comes?

WE heard National Security Minister Peter Bunting's explanation about the necessity to spend $4 million to fly out Trinidadian Muslim leader Abu Bakr on a private plane last Wednesday, after he be ... Read More

Can the world please follow Cuba's lead on Ebola
  CUBA is a small, poor country with a big heart. The outbreak of Ebola in Liberia was ignored until a few cases occurred in the rich, develo ...... Read More

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 w ...... 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

AUTO

New direction for DRC

RALLY veteran Conrad Burns is new head of the Drivers Rallysport Club (DRC) after the club's annual general meeting at Off The Hook, New Kingston last Tuesday night, . "We intend to continue the wo ... Read More

JUTC buys vehicles for on-the-road maintenance
THE Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) has purchased three vehicles for maintenance purposes at total $12.9 million through a Euro Loan facility a ...... Read More

Road deaths inch towards 300 mark
WITH the National Road Safety Council (NRSC) missing its target of keeping fatalities below 240 this year, the Road Safety Unit (RSU) in the Ministr ...... 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

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