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'Bibi' targets competitive premier league campaign

Last season's ninth-place finish represented one of their worst-ever outings in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL). But Harbour View FC are not too eager to sweep that performance under the mat just yet.Mainly because it serves as a stark reminder that significant improvement is needed for the upcoming season. More


Presidents Trump, Kim Jong-un playing with (nuclear) fire

Nuclear scientists tell us that there are enough nuclear weapons in existence to destroy the world and make it uninhabitable for millions of years. Someone should remind United States President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong-un that there is no such thing as winning a nuclear war because of the long-term fallout. More


The Heptones give European tour nod

WITH more than 50 years in the industry, members of the rocksteady group The Heptones said their music is still in high demand, especially in Europe. The trio, comprising Earl Morgan, Robert Dacres and Carlton Scarlett recently wrapped up a two-month tour of the continent, with stops in Belgium, Holland, Germany and Spain. More


Fishermen complain of losses from Kingston Harbour dredging

Fisherfolk in the Kingston Harbour are disgruntled about a loss of livelihood since Kingston Freeport Terminal Ltd (KFTL) began dredging the harbour in January this year. Environmentalists say it is a symptom of the harbour having been sacrificed for economic gain. More


STEM has gathered steam

There's been talk that the Ministry of Education's thrust towards STEM (science, technology, engineering, and maths) areas and methodology has petered out, but, according to chief education officer in the ministry, Dr Grace McLean, it's quite the opposite — it has gathered steam. More


Caribbean bowed but far from beaten

This week I was asked to provide an answer to questions posed by an influential Washington-based publication regarding the future of tourism in the Caribbean in the wake of the damage wreaked in quick succession by two Category Five hurricanes. The questions were disturbing. Their inference was that tourism in the Caribbean could be fatally affected by the recent... More


Did Julian Robinson and Peter Phillips buy a cloak of moral and political superiority?

Reason obeys itself; and ignorance submits to whatever is dictated to it. — Thomas Paine More


Asafa gets Active

Jamaican Olympian and track star, Asafa Powell, has created a fitness band targeted at Jamaicans seeking to better maintain their health.Dubbed Active by Asafa Fitness, the product was launched on Friday. More


Manchester, Seaforth go six-straight in daCosta Cup

Manchester High and Seaforth High both won their sixth straight game in the ISSA/FLOW daCosta Cup schoolboy football competition yesterday as six schools maintained perfect starts. More


Senate president saddened by earthquake, hurricane disasters

President of the Senate, Tom Tavares-Finson, has extended condolences to the Governments and citizens of regional countries that have been severely impacted by recent natural disasters. 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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