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British agency reports big drop in

BRITAIN'S Department for International Development (DFID) has reported a 75 per cent drop in suspicious shootings by Jamaican police, a figure which appears to have fallen below the news radar in the country's high-crime environment. More


Abortion is the issue, but control of women's bodies still the long game

In the beginning man was afraid of woman. She was more perfect, could reproduce; jealousy rose and a morbid focus on her sexuality — incest, rape and more.Abortion is about power. Women must not achieve mastery of self, so the patriarchy (man rule) controls women for its benefit: “I own you and your vagina!” More


Harvesting sugar cane is hard work; pay us!

Dear Editor,It is common knowledge worldwide that farmers get the lowest prices and the middleman and retailers make the most profits. More


Mr William McConnell's passing a big loss to Jamaica

The passing of Mr William 'Billy' McConnell has left a void in the business community that will not be easily filled. More


KC hope newcomer Allen can spark title conquest

New Kingston College (KC) striker Okeeno Allen is excited about his new challenge in the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup.A year ago, Allen was representing Munro College in the DaCosta Cup, but the sixth-former made the switch to 2A North Street and has hit the ground running. More


Jeep Cherokee Laredo: a Grand affair

Luxury may vary depending on people and cultures. For Americans, space and freedom are the ultimate luxuries; the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo embraces both to separate itself from other rivals in the segment, something it does admirably. More


Who is a nation-builder?

On Wednesday, one of Jamaica's leading personalities, and business people, passed away — William “Billy” McConnell. This was really very sad news for me, as Billy is someone I have a lot of respect for, not just as a business person, but as a person. More


Rygin King headlines Fyah In Da Ville show

Dancehall's newest sensation Rygin King is the headline act for the third annual staging of Fyah In Da Ville at the Nashville Bus Park in Mandeville, on November 3.Event promoter Princess Taylor said selecting Rygin King as the stage show's headliner was a no-brainer. More


Garvey Maceo hunt five-straight in meeting with Winston Jones Little London whip Belmont Academy 4-0; Petersfield, Knockalva draw 1-1 in Group D

PRATVILLE, Manchester — Former champions Garvey Maceo could become the first school to win their first five games in the ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup competition when they take on Winston Jones High in a rescheduled Zone M game at Winston Jones in Pratville, Manchester, set to start at 3:30 pm. More


Finance ministry drafting policy to respond to natural disasters

FINANCE and the Public Service Minister Dr Nigel Clarke says the ministry is drafting a Public Financial Management for Disaster Risk Policy and Framework, for submission to Cabinet. More


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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
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