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BEIJING, China — Usain Bolt won his third gold medal of the World Championship as Jamaica swept both 4x100m relays in another display of dominant sprinting at the Bird's Nest stadium here yest ...

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The list is out, and only seven outsiders have made it. Despite the fact that over 400 non-UWI students sat the entrance examination for a chance to be enrolled at the Norman Manley Law School (NM ...

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Law school blues
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From trip and falls to garbage piles, Jamaican sidewalks have seen it all. The walkways which are to be used by pedestrians often contain obstacles that can create danger for the average man, yet al ...

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GRAMMY-WINNING Jamaican music producer Supa Dups has taken the ambitious task of finding a permanent home for Caribbean music in mainstream America. "Where reggae is concerned, it is not as big ...

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BEIJING, China — Jamaica's females turned in an awesome display to sweep to gold in the 4x100 metres, lowering their own championship record of 41.07 seconds. The exploit put Jamaica into ...

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How does The Rock prominently figure into Swiss luxury brand Bally's just-launched Autumn/Winter 2015 campaign for its limited-edition collection of hiking boots and backpacks, for which it sought ...

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Police list wanted men in Westmoreland, St James and Hanover 2:43 PM

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Area One police have listed the 15 most wanted men in Westmoreland, St James and Hanover, advising them to turn themselves in to police personnel at ... Read More

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More JPS customers opting for electronic bills  1:40 PM
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UPDATE: Jamaican passport holders can transit Guadeloupe without visa  12:56 PM
KINGSTON, Jamaica – LIAT has issued an update to say that Jamaicans and Guyanese nationa ...... Read More

TS Erika dissipates leaving trail of death and destruction  12:32 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) - Five people were killed in Haiti as Tropical Storm Erika drenche ...... Read More

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NEWS

Freed Jamaican pilot lashes out

FREED airline pilot Paul Stephens, who returned home last Thursday after nearly four years of imprisonment in Qatar, has criticised the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade's (MFAFT) handlin ... Read More

Protect your children from bullies, says counsellor
GUIDANCE counsellor and psychotherapist Kayson Jones is urging parents to listen to their children when they complain of being bullied, and to take ...... Read More

Create your own Little Oasis
HAVE you ever experienced a feeling of relief just by going for a walk after a stressful day? This walk seems to allow you to shed the pressures of ...... Read More

Norman Allen following in father’s footsteps
ROSE HALL, St James -- When 43-year-old Norman Allen assumed the helm of the Jamaica Teachers' Association (JTA) during the organisation's 51st annu ...... Read More

SPORT

Help needed

Following his disappointing exit from the discus event at the World Championships now taking place in Beijing, China, national discus record holder Jason "Dadz" Morgan believes he needs a coach to ... Read More

I am not over as yet – VCB
FIFTEEN years after making her senior debut for Jamaica, Veronica Campbell-Brown has turned back the clock and silenced her many critics after ear ...... Read More

They panicked! - Bolt says Americans froze in 4x100m
BEIJING, China — Usain Bolt won his third gold medal of the World Championship as Jamaica swept both 4x100m relays in another display of domin ...... Read More

Jamaican women revel in 4X100 gold
BEIJING, China — Jamaica's females turned in an awesome display to sweep to gold in the 4x100 metres, lowering their own championship record ...... Read More

BUSINESS

Are you ready for risk?

Lately, our columns have been replete with dealing with the topic of risk. The truth is that globally we have been operating in an extremely risk-prone economic and financial environment, in more re ... Read More

Private developers moving into public housing vacuum
Private housing developers have an increased presence on the real estate market, following a decline of 56.1 per cent in the number of housing units ...... Read More

The massive growth of Information Systems
The real danger is not that computers will begin to think like men, but that men will begin to think like computers -- Sydney J Harris QUICK - wh ...... Read More

VMBS celebrates Financial Independence Day
Victoria Mutual celebrated Financial Independence Day on Thursday, focussing on the Victoria Mutual Group's goal of helping Jamaicans to build their ...... Read More

ENTERTAINMENT

Pitch perfect

She is frequently asked the question: "What does a woman born in Scotland and a trained opera singer know about reggae and dancehall music"? And, for Patricia 'Pat' Gooden, the answer is simple: "It's ... Read More

Supa Dups wants to keep Carib music mainstream
GRAMMY-WINNING Jamaican music producer Supa Dups has taken the ambitious task of finding a permanent home for Caribbean music in mainstream Americ ...... Read More

Garth Dennis goes back to Trench Town
Garth Dennis belongs to a select group of reggae artistes who have been members of two successful groups. In his case, Black Uhuru and the Wailing So ...... Read More

Sizzla, Bounty for Back To
THE inaugural Back To Fest, a live show culminating a popular weekly series in Majesty Gardens, is scheduled for the basketball court in that comm ...... Read More

ALL WOMAN

Why you shouldn’t publicly shame the other woman

So you recently found out that your man has been cheating on you. Your plan: not only to confront him, but to confront the other woman as well. This is not a good idea, according to Denecia Green, ... Read More

What you should know before dating a woman who has been single for a while
A woman who has been single for a while will enter a new relationship with probably as much baggage as any other, says Denecia Green, author of Lie ...... Read More

Thousands of womb cancers prevented by the pill: study
The contraceptive pill has prevented some 200,000 cases of womb cancer over the last decade in rich nations alone, according to research published ...... Read More

Couples that split childcare duties have better relationships and sex lives
A team of researchers from Georgia State University has concluded that heterosexual couples that split childcare duties have higher-quality relatio ...... Read More

COLUMNS

No need to get it right... politics, not economics, is supreme

When virtue is lost, benevolence appears; when benevolence is lost, right conduct appears; when right conduct is lost, expedience appears. Expediency is the mere shadow of right and truth; it is t ... Read More

A luta continua, but let us stir it up
The English translation of the Portuguese phrase "A luta continua" is "the struggle continues". The phrase depicts a particular devotion to the ac ...... Read More

Social decay robbing the country of its dignity
One doesn't have to look very far these days to see clear evidence of the extent of social decay that has been ongoing across the country for so lon ...... Read More

Why justice continues to elude the Jamaican people — A justice audit
THE United States Department posted its report on Jamaica's human rights practices for 2014 and revealed a damning picture on the current state of ...... Read More

REGIONAL

Norman Allen following in father’s footsteps

ROSE HALL, St James -- When 43-year-old Norman Allen assumed the helm of the Jamaica Teachers' Association (JTA) during the organisation's 51st annual conference here recently, he was following in t ... Read More

Universities should offer student loans — Bartlett
MONTEGO BAY, St James -- East Central St James MP Edmund Bartlett has challenged tertiary institutions to partner with the private and public sector ...... Read More

I am relieved, says Barnswell
MAY Pen Mayor, Councillor Scean Barnswell has expressed relief at the not guilty verdict handed down by the court on Friday, August 21 on charges br ...... Read More

Organisers, students hail inaugural summer science camp
LUCEA, Hanover — STUDENTS who participated in the inaugural three-week summer science camp hosted here at Jockey Factory by Bioprist Knowledge ...... Read More

EDITORIALS

Opportunities for Jamaica as Chinese economic tremors shake the world

CHINA is such a large and important part of the global economy that what happens there has implications for the rest of the world. Following an unprecedented 30-year period of growth of over 10 per ... Read More

No need to worry
THE legendary Mrs Veronica Campbell Brown was only 18 years old when she won a sprint relay silver medal at her very first Olympic Games in Sydney ...... Read More

How fast can Usain Bolt really go?
YOUNG, ambitious sprinters hoping to somehow beat Mr Usain Bolt would have had second thoughts after yesterday's gold medal run in the IAAF World ...... Read More

Ambassador Ralph Thomas cannot, must not fail!
Mr Ralph Thomas, who recently completed a two-year stint as Jamaica's ambassador to China, has now been tasked with carrying the hopes of Jamaica ...... Read More

AUTO

Singer Denyque is new brand ambassador for ATL Auto

SINGER and media personality Denyque has signed on as brand ambassador for ATL Automotive Limited. The premium car dealership -- specialising in Honda, Audi and Volkswagen brands -- has signed ... Read More

Maurice Whittingham the 'Boss'
MAURICE Whittingham continued to prove why he's one of the best drivers, and the 'Whurl Boss' of dexterities in the island with a sparkling performa ...... Read More

Parents urged to protect children on the road
EDUCATION and Information Officer of the Road Safety Unit in the Ministry of Transport, Works and Housing, Cameal Stewart, is urging parents to pay ...... Read More

PHOTO: FRANCE TRAGEDY
MONTPELLIER, France -- A car is being dragged away by waters following heavy rainfalls in Montpellier yesterday, killing its two passengers, an octo ...... Read More

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