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After 16 years of research and development, Dr Winston Davidson yesterday revealed that he is ready to launch medical technology that will revolutionalise the provision of health services in Jamai ...

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Medical revolution
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JAMAICA is often marketed to tourists for the sun, sand and the sea, but there is a new and serious push by the Government to broaden the scope of the tourism landscape by tapping into the US$3 tril ...

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Health & wellness tourism market
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TEN years after collaborating with Buju Banton on the Can’t Be My Lover remix, American R&B singer-songwriter John Legend is again teaming with another dancehall artiste. Legend has col ...

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Legend lights up with Stylez
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For the second year in succession, the Derrick Smith-owned, Wayne DaCosta trained, Seeking My Dream was voted to wear the coveted crown of Horse of the Year for his exploits during the the 2016 ra ...

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Reliving the Dream
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Rovman Powell, the Jamaica Scorpions batsman, is relishing the prospect of facing Combined Campuses and Colleges (CCC) Marooners at Three Ws Oval in Barbados in today’s opening game of the R ...

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High focus
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MEMBERS of the United States-based Ex-Correctional Officers Association of Jamaica recently donated items valued at $1.2 million to the Port Antonio Infirmary in Portland. The items included wheelc ...

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Infirmary gets $1.2m in donated items

LATEST NEWS

Pentecostal pastor convicted for having sex with 13-y-o 4:05 PM

KINGSTON, Jamaica — A Kingston pastor was this afternoon convicted in the Home Circuit Court for having sex with a 13-year-old girl. Pastor Paul Hanniford of a Pentecostal C ... Read More

UWI Research Days seek to regularise ECG tests for student-athletes  3:55 PM
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The University of the West Indies (UWI) Mona’s Research Days 2 ...... Read More

4,200 to receive birth certificates under JSIF programme  3:35 PM
KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — A total of 4,200 residents of 18 communities spanning seven pa ...... Read More

62 inmates on run after Brazil jailbreak  3:15 PM
SAO PAULO, Brazil (AFP) — Brazilian police were hunting for 62 inmates who broke out of ...... Read More

Sugar industry on the rebound, says Samuda  2:54 PM
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica (JIS) — Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, ...... Read More

Court rejects Caricel’s injunction application  2:45 PM
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Supreme Court today rejected an application from telecoms provide ...... Read More

ONLINE READERS COMMENT: The weeds in the Church have started to show  2:43 PM
Dear Editor, The stories of the sex scandals involving various pastors have dominated local ...... Read More

Mexico says ready to quit talks with US if necessary  2:30 PM
MEXICO CITY, Mexico ( AFP) — Mexico could walk away from negotiations with US President ...... Read More

NEWS

Moravian clergymen to sue as sex scandal deepens

FORMER Moravian Church President Dr Paul Gardner and his deputy, Jermaine Gibson, yesterday instructed their attorney to file a suit for defamation, malicious prosecution and false imprisonment aft ... Read More

Court to rule today on Caricel’s licence issue
THE Supreme Court is today expected to hand down its ruling on the application from telecoms provider Symbiote Investments Limited, seeking to block ...... Read More

Patrick Powell’s gun case put off until Feb 16
A new trial date is expected to be scheduled on February 16, when businessman Patrick Powell returns to the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court in r ...... Read More

Regional consultation next month to discuss ending of HIV/AIDS by 2030
GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — A two-day consultation on ending HIV and AIDS in the Caribbean by 2030 will be held in Trinidad and Tobago early ne ...... Read More

SPORT

MBU clip Jamalco, extend RSPL lead

Montego Bay United (MBU) extended their lead at the top of the Red Stripe Premier League standings, after edging 10-man Jamalco FC 2-1 in their second-round game at Wespow Park on Sunday. Ramone ... Read More

Rovman Powell targets Scorpions victory over Marooners in Super50 opener
Rovman Powell, the Jamaica Scorpions batsman, is relishing the prospect of facing Combined Campuses and Colleges (CCC) Marooners at Three Ws Oval ...... Read More

Seeking My Dream — Horse of the Year 2016
For the second year in succession, the Derrick Smith-owned, Wayne DaCosta trained, Seeking My Dream was voted to wear the coveted crown of Horse o ...... Read More

Griffith’s smashing 237 lifts Melbourne into semis
Guyanese left-hander Trevon Griffith clobbered 237 against Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) at Up Park Camp in Sunday’s quarter-final, to power Mel ...... Read More

BUSINESS

Supreme Court resumes hearing on compensation for Lasco/Medimpex

The Supreme Court is scheduled to resume hearing statements from witnesses for pharmaceutical giant Pfizer in the hypertension drug case involving Jamaican distributors Lasco and Medimpex tomorrow ... Read More

Conduent to shutter Amazon unit, redeploy workers
The Business Processing outsourcing (BPO) arm of Xerox International, a division which has been rebran ded Conduent, is set to send home or redeploy ...... Read More

JMMB focuses on ‘Her Wealth’
Jamaica Money Market Brokers (JMMB) aims to cement its place as the financial partner of choice for women with its newest product offering, JMMB Her ...... Read More

Association of Financial Professionals looking to expand in Jamaica
The Jamaica Association of Investment Professionals (JAIP) indicated this week that it is seeking to add to local membership 36 individuals with the ...... Read More

ENTERTAINMENT

Supa Dups, Rvssian ride the Latin wave

JAMAICAN producers Dwayne ‘Supa Dups’ Chin-Quee and Tarik ‘Rvssian’ Johnston contribute to reggaeton artiste Nicky Jam’s new album Fenix which was released last Frida ... Read More

Legend lights up with Stylez
TEN years after collaborating with Buju Banton on the Can’t Be My Lover remix, American R&B singer-songwriter John Legend is again teami ...... Read More

JCF marks milestone in song
THE Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) is celebrating its 150th anniversary, and a year of activities has been planned in celebration. Among the activ ...... Read More

Still Palancin’
IT has been more than six years since Trinidadian radio disc jocks JW & Blaze released their carnival staple Palance and the single has no inte ...... Read More

ALL WOMAN

Should you wait?

Some women think that the longer they keep the lid on the cookie jar, the more the men will desire them, see them as wife material, and marry them. But while there have been some that this has work ... Read More

5 powerful ways to say sorry
It has often been said that the best way to apologise is to simply not repeat the action that caused a problem in the first place. However, as huma ...... Read More

How soon should you talk about your future together?
It is always wise to lay everything on the table when it comes to your relationship from day one, as no one wants to be operating contrary to the e ...... Read More

Vows: We Found Love
The solemnisation of holy matrimony uniting Ishmael Wiggan and Aneika Smith took place last Saturday at the historic 170-year-old Calvary Baptist C ...... Read More

COLUMNS

Ill-timed visit to Israel, Mr Prime Minister

While some celebrate Prime Minister Andrew Holness’s trip to Israel, I was taken aback by it to my months of studies on apartheid South Africa and the atrocities that blacks once suffered in ... Read More

Will it be a robot or a person?
I heard a very interesting news item on the BBC sometime ago. It would seem that the European Parliament is working on new laws that will give robo ...... Read More

‘Inside the black box’ of school underperformance
The 2015 National Education Inspectorate report found that of 953 schools in Jamaica 55 per cent were found to be operating ineffectively. When this ...... Read More

Farewell, Obama; Hello, Trump
Within a few minutes, last Friday, the United States of America, the most powerful country in the world, said farewell to former President Barack ...... Read More

REGIONAL

Wanted: official status

RAFTERS operating along White River, which borders St Mary and St Ann, are calling on the Government for assistance as they seek to legitimise their businesses. The group of approximately seven men ... Read More

Programme for troubled St Ann teens working — director
A programme launched to positively influence the behaviour of teens who have found themselves in trouble at school has been reaping success, accordi ...... Read More

Three schools to battle for top spot in St Ann police debate competition
Three schools are expected to battle for the top spot in the Area Two police debate competition this week. The three schools— Brown’s ...... Read More

The famous Blue Hole — making its mark
EASILY one of the most- visited, undeveloped attractions of Jamaica, Irie Blue Hole, located south of Ocho Rios, St Ann, is rivalling some of the ...... Read More

EDITORIALS

Stability, business-friendly environment working for us

We are encouraged by the commitments given by Prime Minister Andrew Holness to investors and the Jamaican people last Friday, commitments which are the nucleus of the economic growth that this cou ... Read More

Please, let’s organise communities to stand against crime
This newspaper considers crime and violence to be the biggest threat to the viability and healthy growth of the Jamaican economy and society. We t ...... Read More

The scourge of indiscipline
No society or country can achieve social, political and economic development if there is not a predictable environment engendered when most peop ...... Read More

Wishing and hoping as U-17 Boyz look to Panama
Money may be the root of all evil, but it also makes the mare go, and money is obviously a dire need as the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) prep ...... Read More

AUTO

PHOTO: BMW JOY

Deputy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ATL Industrial Group Adam Stewart (centre) is a picture of joy after being presented with a plaque to mark the official opening of the BMW showroom in ... Read More

US$50-million investment
Ground was yesterday broken for a US$50-million complex in Kingston that will house a full-scale BMW/MINI international showroom and service centr ...... Read More

Hyundai Veloster changing the rules
THE 2017 Hyundai Veloster is a mix of sportiness and practicality. But yet, somehow, it manages to be its own thing. On the outside, the Veloster ...... Read More

BMW in high gear
THIS morning, the Adam Stewart-led ATL Automotive will break ground for construction of its state-of-the-art, stand-alone showroom on Lady Musgr ...... Read More

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