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Carl Brown says heart still with Jamaica's football

LOS ANGELES, California — Jamaican football legend Carl Brown has stated that he remains concerned about the progress of Jamaica's football, and that he still harbours hope of contributing to the process in some way. More


'One or two communities at a time'

Commissioner of Police George Quallo says the police will not be conducting operations in more than two areas at a time under its new powers granted by the Zones of Special Operations Act. More


Stop 'dutty up' Jamaica

We note yesterday's news that a Negril hotel operator has been fined $10,000 and duly warned for breaching Jamaica's anti-litter law.As we understand it, this breach involved a private garbage disposal arrangement that went awry. More


Ishawna should enrol in Miss Kitty's culture class

Dear Editor,I wish to respond to Shakespearean Lester Gayle's letter, published on July 20, 2017, headlined 'Ishawna is well in touch with our culture”. More


We may not know what the future will look like, but it doesn't have to be bleak — Part 1

Grace Lee Boggs and Immanuel Wallerstein held ≠a 'conversation' at the US Social Forum in Detroit in 2010. One of the things they agreed upon was that, while we could not predict what political and economic system we would have in 2050, we could be sure it would not be capitalism. Years later, I recall that and think it is an important caveat for Marxist theory. More


RTI Weekend kicks off July 30

'PRETTY In Pink' party, the first event in the Rich Tropical Island (RTI) Weekend, gets underway at Woodstock in Negril on Sunday, July 30.The all-inclusive event has been a traditional crowd-puller for organisers. More


Dr Claudia Campbell — Nutrition matters

†She is quite petite, but her energy, commitment and passion speak volumes when it comes to the nutrition for bariatric patients and children. More


Are you missing the signs that your child is depressed?

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Horrible childbirth stories

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Gold medallist Watson admits to failure to execute race plan

PETERSFIELD, Westmoreland — Antonio Watson and his coach Machel Woolery took their time to prepare his race plan for the boys 400m final at the recent final staging of the IAAF World Under-18 Championships in Nairobi, Kenya, but when the 16-year-old stepped up to the start line in front of 50,000 fans, his mind went blank. 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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