Olympic News

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 Jamaica, Garvey turned his attention to the true liberation of the African race everywhere. He spoke about a future United States of Africa, just as there was and still is the United States of America. He also had a... More


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 community, which has been rife with bouts of crime and violence due to conflicts between several factions. More


Garvey's relevance to Ja's present-day leaders

Dear Editor,Jamaica'S 21st century political leaders, along with other significant leaders throughout the country, would do well adapting the principles and philosophy of Marcus Mosiah Garvey when they become radical in their approach in getting the ordinary people to work in unity to enhance specific goals of achievements for the development of Jamaicans. More


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 world a son who eventually grew to become one of the most influential and inspirational black leaders of his era. More


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 National Stadium in St Andrew recently.The occasion saw its marching band, motorcycle division, and troops giving the audience a peek into the depth of the outfit, which was celebrating 150 years. More


Flavour-Filled Dumplings Dumplings

“ Have you checked out the Dumpling Shack?” was the emphatic appeal of Table Talk Food Awards judge Nevada Powe. “It's worth jumping off the highway to taste their empanada-inspired salt fish dumplings for breakfast,” he continued. Thursday Food would soon discover in between delicious... More


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 during their upcoming Test series.The first of a three-match campaign starts at Edgbaston today with the inaugural day/night Test in England. Action gets underway at 8:00 am Jamaica time. 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 Information (ATI) Act to be brought to Parliament, something she says has been promised by successive administrations. 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 feature by five-and-a-half lengths at Caymanas Park yesterday. More


Someone tell National Security Ministry we have

Dear Editor,This is an open letter to the Ministry of National Security: More


Photos

Videos

SCHEDULE OF CARIBBEAN EVENTS

    August 12, 2016
  • 07:30 AM Men's Discus Throw
  • 07:35 AM Women's 100m H Hep
  • 08:05 AM Women's Shot Put
  • Full Schedule