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#TrackingMatthew: Palisadoes strip now passable, police advise

Saturday, October 01, 2016

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Having been deemed impassable last night, the police are now advising the public that the Palisadoes strip in Kingston, leading to Port Royal, is now passable. However, the police are advising motorists to proceed with ca ...more

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Dead Frenchwoman hit with tax demand - in her grave

Saturday, October 01, 2016

  PARIS, France (AFP) - Combining the old adage about death and taxes, French authorities have sent a demand for property duties to a dead woman -- addressed to her grave in a small town in Brittany. The mayor of the seaside town of Sarzeau sai ...more

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#TrackingMatthew: Matthew weakens slightly and is now a Category 4 hurricane

Saturday, October 01, 2016

  KINGSTON, Jamaica – The The Meteorological Service is reporting as of 4:00 am today that a hurricane watch remains in effect for Jamaica as extremely dangerous Hurricane Matthew weakens from category 5 hurricane to a category 4 over the ...more

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Azam, Nawaz star as Pakistan thrash West Indies

Saturday, October 01, 2016

SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates (AFP) — Babar Azam hit his maiden century while spinner Mohammad Nawaz grabbed four wickets as Pakistan thrashed the West Indies by 111 runs on the Duckworth-Lewis method in the first day-night international ye ...more

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PHOTO: Ready for Matthew

Saturday, October 01, 2016

An employee of Digital View Security Systems secures a window at the businessplace on Beechwood Avenue in Kingston yeterday, in preparation for the passage of Hurricane Matthew. (Photos: Garfield Robinson)more

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PHOTO: KC stopped

Saturday, October 01, 2016

:Denham Town goalkeeper Brian Bennett snatches the ball off the feet of Kingston College’s Denilson Simpson during their ISSA/FLOW Manning Cup Group C game at the Edward Seaga Complex yesterday. Denham Town’s Elvin James keeps a close e ...more

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Scotiabank, JUTC renew rivalry in Senior League

Saturday, October 01, 2016

DEFENDING champions Scotiabank ‘A’ and Jamaica Urban Transit Corporation (JUTC) will square off for the second time in the 2016 Business House Netball Association (BHNA) Senior League this evening at the Leila Robinson Courts, beginnin ...more

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Trinidad’s elimination disappoints football boss

Saturday, October 01, 2016

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) President David John-Williams lamented the elimination of the hosts in the recent CFU Under-17 World Cup qualifiers. But in the same breath, he thinks the programme is in good hands for the future. ...more

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12 hunt D’Cup Inter-zone berths in loaded schedule today

Saturday, October 01, 2016

MUNRO, St Elizabeth — Twelve more schools, including defending champions St Elizabeth Technical High (STETHS), could join Cornwall College and Vere Technical in the Inter-zone round of the ISSA/Flow daCosta Cup schoolboys’ football ...more

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PHOTO: Marlon Samuels

Saturday, October 01, 2016

West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels (centre) hits the ball as Pakistan wicketkeeper Sarfraz Ahmed fields during the first ODI match at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, yesterday. Pakistan won 111 runs. (Photo: AFP)more

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Franfield, Perfect Neighbour clash in GG Stakes

Saturday, October 01, 2016

The perennial Governor General’s Stakes running is the designated feature of a three-trophy 11-race card at Caymanas Park today. Aside from the Graded Stakes event, which is set to attract a small field of six , the Winnie Anglin Memorial Cup ...more

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Exotic Wagers

Saturday, October 01, 2016

Sunrise 6 (Races 1-6) Race 1) Mr Romatic/Turbo Machine Cat/Sweet Dimension Race 2) Don’t Blush Babe/Vice Royalty/Empress Cheyenne Race 3) Valley Of Queens Race 4) Clearly Ours/Roving Star/Copperfield/He’sthereal Links Race 5) Perfec ...more

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Today’s Horoscope - October 1

Saturday, October 01, 2016

HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, October 1, 2016: This year you demonstrate great strength. Good fortune heads in your direction as well. You could be prone to excess of all types. Your self-discipline will make or break your year. If you are single, y ...more

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Sandals Latin American golf tourney delivers in style

Saturday, October 01, 2016

OCHO RIOS, Jamaica — Organisers of the annual Sandals Latin America Travel Agents Golf Tournament have hailed it a great success, saying all their goals were achieved at its fourth staging held at the Sandals Golf and Country Club. The two- ...more

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New EU Delegation head makes courtesy call

Saturday, October 01, 2016

Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Minister Senator Kamina Johnson Smith (left) in conversation with Malgorzata Wasilewska, newly appointed head of the European Union (EU) Delegation to Jamaica, during a courtesy call on the minister on Wednesday at ...more

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Stop it!

Saturday, October 01, 2016

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) – The National Trade Union Centre (NATUC) is calling for an end to the public spat between President Anthony Carmona and Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley. It says the disagreement between the two top state offici ...more

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CFU boss says T&T delivered ‘first class’ U-17 show

Saturday, October 01, 2016

Gordon Derrick was literally beaming from ear-to-ear when he gave post-tournament comments on the just-concluded Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Under-17 finals. The CFU president thinks host nation Trinidad and Tobago delivered a top-shelf show, ...more

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#TrackingMatthew: Hurricane Matthew now a category 5 storm, strongest since 2007

Friday, September 30, 2016

MIAMI (AP) — Forecasters say Matthew has become a Category 5 hurricane, the strongest in the Atlantic since Hurricane Felix in 2007. The US National Hurricane Center in Miami says Matthew is packing top sustained winds of 160 mph (260 kph) a ...more

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Shaw: Public sector pension reform remains a commitment

Saturday, October 01, 2016

MINISTER of Finance and the Public Service Audley Shaw says the Government remains committed to implementing the proposed contributory public-sector pension scheme by April 2017. Pension reform is a structural benchmark under the four-year Inter ...more

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Parish disaster committees activated amid storm threat

Saturday, October 01, 2016

Parish disaster committees have been activated in preparation for the possible impact of Hurricane Matthew on the island. Addressing an emergency meeting of Members of Parliament (MPs) and heads of relevant agencies at the Office of the Prime Mi ...more

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Dangerous Matthew!

Saturday, October 01, 2016

Jamaica’s emergency management agency started deploying supplies to shelters yesterday as Hurricane Matthew gained strength while churning across the warm waters of the central Caribbean, resulting in the Meteorological Service labelling ...more

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IQ shows All HIs Love

Saturday, October 01, 2016

For his latest song, All His Love , deejay IQ samples superstar rapper 50 Cent’s song of the same name. According to the St Ann-born artiste, he put a dancehall flavour to the track which 50 Cent did for his 2012 album, The Lost Tape. &ldq ...more

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#TrackingMatthew: Hurricane Matthew strengthens

Friday, September 30, 2016

  KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Meteorological (Met) Service of Jamaica has issued a Hurricane Watch as Matthew strengthens over the central Caribbean and continues to threaten Jamaica.  The Met Service a short while ago explained that dang ...more

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Give thanks for FLOW Super Cup... but players need more breathing space

Saturday, October 01, 2016

Even as Jamaicans pay close attention to the projected arrival of Hurricane Matthew, sports fans will have noted plans for the upcoming FLOW Super Cup schoolboy football competition later this month and into November. Organisers say they have de ...more

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31-pound cat major attraction at US hotel

Saturday, October 01, 2016

NEW HAMPSHIRE, USA (AP) — Guests at a hotel in New Hampshire can be forgiven for thinking a raccoon is lounging out front. The huge ball of fur on the sidewalk of the Best Western Silver Fox Inn at the Waterville Valley Resort is actually a ...more

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