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AN Antiguan church minister is calling on authorities to put a ban on dancehall artiste Alkaline, who is scheduled to perform in that country on Saturday. According to the Antiguan Observer, Bishop ...

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JAMAICAN radio disc jock ZJ Wah Wa pleaded guilty to telemarketing fraud at a hearing in the Federal District Court in Bismarck, North Dakota, yesterday. ZJ Wah Wa, given name Deon-ville O'Hara ...

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NOISE erupted in East Kingston yesterday as residents voiced their disgust at how the police were handling the investigation into Wednesday night's deadly shootings by gunmen in the area. The r ...

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NEW YORK, USA (AP) — Travelling into Manhattan by subway from Brooklyn on Friday, the day after a New York doctor was diagnosed with Ebola, Dennis Johnson and his fiancée, Lian Robins ...

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THE National Stadium and Sabina Park will once again come alive when they host what should be four mouth-watering encounters in the LIME Super Cup Knockout Competition quarter-final round today as ...

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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — It has been a heart-wrenching experience for Jamaica's Under-17 captain Jahwaini Hinds, who has watched helplessly as his teammates battle for Caribbean Football Unio ...

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LATEST NEWS

Antigua reach highest ever FIFA ranking as T&T, Haiti also soar  9:26 PM

  ST JOHN’S, Antigua (CMC) – Antigua and Barbuda are celebrating their highest ever FIFA World ranking after they jumped this week to 70th in the world. The Benna Boys, as they have come to be known, have improved ten places over their September ranking and are now only behind powerhouses Trinidad and Tobago in the Caribbean Football Union rankings at number two. Their movement has come has a result of their impressive form in the recent second round of the Caribbean Cup quali ... Read More

LIME Super Cup: Wolmer’s humble St George’s 3-0  9:10 PM
  KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Wolmer's scored a 3-0 win over St George's College in the feature game of a d ...... Read More

LIME Super Cup: STETHS defeat Camperdown 2-1  8:43 PM
  KINGSTON, Jamaica -- St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) remain the only daCosta Cup team ...... Read More

JC beat Hydel 2-1 in Lime Super Cup  6:37 PM
KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Jamaica College progressed to the semi-final of the ISSA/LIME Super Cup after clip ...... Read More

New York University professor makes case for deepening regional integration  5:57 PM
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica, (JIS) — A professor of economics and international business from the United ...... Read More

NEWS

Gov't to use shared corporate services to reduce admin expenses

THE Government is moving to implement shared corporate services within the public sector, to reduce the cost of administrative functions and to improve efficiency. A shared corporate service re ... Read More

East Kingston residents protest police treatment
NOISE erupted in East Kingston yesterday as residents voiced their disgust at how the police were handling the investigation into Wednesday night' ...... Read More

ZJ Wah Wa pleads guilty at hearing
JAMAICAN radio disc jock ZJ Wah Wa pleaded guilty to telemarketing fraud at a hearing in the Federal District Court in Bismarck, North Dakota, yes ...... Read More

Ebola jitters in New York
NEW YORK, USA (AP) — Travelling into Manhattan by subway from Brooklyn on Friday, the day after a New York doctor was diagnosed with Ebola, ...... Read More

SPORT

Cedella Marley vows allegiance to Reggae Girlz

WASHINGTON, DC, United States — One dream has died. But global ambassador Cedella Marley is eager to work with the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) to create more dreams for women's footbal ... Read More

Super showdowns highlight Lime Cup quater-final round
THE National Stadium and Sabina Park will once again come alive when they host what should be four mouth-watering encounters in the LIME Super Cup ...... Read More

Injured Under-17 Boyz captain Hinds languishes off the field
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — It has been a heart-wrenching experience for Jamaica's Under-17 captain Jahwaini Hinds, who has watched helplessly a ...... Read More

Canadian golfers tee off at Sandals weekend
THE 20th annual Baxter Travel Golf Tournament slated for the Sandals Golf and Country Club teed off yesterday with over 80 Canadian travel agents an ...... Read More

BUSINESS

Rapid True Value pumps $35m into Portmore store renovation

RAPID True Value (RTV) is pumping some $35 million into the renovation of one its largest stores -- Portmore RTV -- to boost its revenue and customer base. The company is set to unveil its rece ... Read More

IMF warns Caribbean of PetroCaribe change amidst low oil prices
Montego Bay, St James — JAMAICA and the Caribbean need to prepare stress tests that include the halt of the PetroCaribe oil arrangement with V ...... Read More

Copperwood Farms wins top honours at National Quality Awards
COPPERWOOD Farms in Hanover walked away with three awards at the recently concluded National Quality Awards organised by the Bureau of Standards Jam ...... Read More

Ministry targets more agro parks in western Jamaica
THE Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries is looking to establish additional agro parks in western Jamaica. The ministry initially has its eye on i ...... Read More

ENTERTAINMENT

Full Black tonight

ROBERT Minott, promoter of the annual stage show Full Black, is saying all is set for a spectacular event at the LIME Golf Academy in New Kingston, St Andrew, tonight. "Everything will be runni ... Read More

Borgeous for EDX
AMERICAN DJ and music producer Borgeous is special guest performer at Electronic Dance Xposed (EDX) slated for the Kingston Polo Club in St Catherin ...... Read More

Whittaker facing his Destiny
THE Jeremy Whittaker-directed film Destiny is holding its own at the box office since its debut last week. "We have noted that the support an ...... Read More

ZJ Wah Wa pleads guilty at hearing
JAMAICAN radio disc jock ZJ Wah Wa pleaded guilty to telemarketing fraud at a hearing in the Federal District Court in Bismarck, North Dakota, yes ...... Read More

ALL WOMAN

Vows - The Wright Love Story

"Now I've got you in my space I won't let go of you Got you shackled in my embrace I'm latching on to you." — Latch by Sam Smith How they met... Fiona Panton was initially ... Read More

What marriage advice works and what doesn't
BEFORE you get married, just about everyone will give their two cents about what you should or shouldn't do to make your marriage last, and what yo ...... Read More

Evett Malcolm: sport is her passion
MONTEGO BAY, St James — At 46, Evett Malcolm still finds time to play netball for her club Crystal United, despite her hectic work load at t ...... Read More

Games you can play with your kids
It's not enough to stock up on the latest toys and gadgets for your children, it's also important that you take the time to play with them. Too ma ...... Read More

COLUMNS

Heroes, production be damned, give us public holidays!

Our forefathers were sold into slavery. This livestock trade was okay as no African or English police ever arrested seller or buyer. The English bought them and set the days and times they should wo ... Read More

One weekend of high drama
WHAT really happened in this nation last weekend? If the preamble leading up to last Sunday was to be believed, it was going to be "hell and powderh ...... Read More

My interview with a CHIKV-laden mosquito
Mark Wignall (MW): I tried most desperately to avoid you, using Vape mats, coils of burning stuff, spray insecticides, and the electric fan at the ...... Read More

Panic, people and politics
GENERALLY speaking, we do not pay attention to history and, as a result, we keep making the same mistakes. Some politicians manipulate the voting ...... Read More

REGIONAL

Lindon Thompson gets 2014 Sam Sharpe Award for his contribution to sports

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Lindon Thompson received the 2014 Sam Sharpe Award for his contribution to sports during the St James Parish Council's Heroes' Day Civic Ceremony held in the historic ... Read More

Pell River launches neighbourhood watch
PELL RIVER, Hanover — The community of Pell River in collaboration with the Hanover Police Youth Club has officially launched the Pell River P ...... Read More

I was shocked
PETERSFIELD, Westmoreland — Attorney-at-law Michael Erskine conceded that he was stunned after being beaten by businessman Dwayne Vaz during ...... Read More

Sandals Foundation joins with iCare for 33 cataract surgeries at CRH
  MONTEGO BAY, St James — Thirty-three patients successfully underwent cataract surgeries conducted by five members of the overseas volunta ...... Read More

EDITORIALS

West Indies cricket on eggshells

One headline in the aftermath of the West Indies players' abandonment of their cricket tour of India read 'WICB must tread on eggshells with care'. If the parties at the centre of this horrendo ... Read More

Time to rethink the GCT on tourism
AT the recent International Monetary Fund (IMF) annual conference, Managing Director Christine Lagarde was quoted as saying that the global econom ...... Read More

What happens when the next Abu Bakr comes?
WE heard National Security Minister Peter Bunting's explanation about the necessity to spend $4 million to fly out Trinidadian Muslim leader Abu B ...... Read More

Can the world please follow Cuba's lead on Ebola
  CUBA is a small, poor country with a big heart. The outbreak of Ebola in Liberia was ignored until a few cases occurred in the rich, develo ...... Read More

AUTO

Dover excitement

JAMAICA'S finest circuit racers went all-out for the last meet of the Jamaica Race Drivers Club (JRDC) at the Seaboard Marine/Total Lubricants Heroes of Drift & Speed held at Dover Raceway in St ... Read More

Push for success
IT was a fun day for all at Sunday's Child Development Agency's (CDA) Pushcart Derby on Knutsford Boulevard in New Kingston, St Andrew. "We can onl ...... Read More

And the best cart is...
THE Western Region continued to rack up accolades even after the racing was over at Sunday's Child Development Agency's (CDA) Pushcart Derby in New ...... Read More

KYLE IS KING
TOTAL Summerbell Racing's (TSR's) Kyle Gregg was crowned the Jamaica Race Drivers Club (JRDC) drivers' champion for the 2014 season at the club's ...... Read More

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