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Jamaica’s Usain Bolt turned in a workman-like performance to win the men’s 200m in 19.89 seconds (-0.3 m/s) at the London Muller Anniversary Games and proved his readiness to defend ...

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BYDGOSZCZ, Poland — Intermediate hurdler Shannon Kalawan and sprinter Nigel Ellis added to Jamaica’s medal tally at the IAAF World Under-20 Championships at Zawiszaw stadium in Bydgo ...

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Brazilian ambassador to Jamaica Carlos den Hartog and sponsors Digicel celebrated with Team Jamaica and wished them well in their enormous endeavours going to the Rio Olympics in the coming days ...

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THE fate of popular clergyman Rev Dr Al Miller is to be decided on September 15 in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court, after he was found guilty yesterday of attempting to pervert the course ...

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Al Miller found guilty
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Some 275 wheelchairs were handed over to needy individuals at the New Testament Church of God in Montego Bay, St James, on Tuesday. The Errol Rattray Evangelistic Association, a local faith-b ...

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Mobile again!
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It was another home run for the organisers of Reggae Sumfest’s Sound Explosion held at Pier 1 in Montego Bay, St James, on Thursday night. The well-attended event featured Stone Love Moveme ...

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Sound Explosion

LATEST NEWS

Weekly Round-up: 3rd city mandated... Tivoli gunman identified... Historic World Champs gold 7:00 AM

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Prime Minister Andrew Holness has declared that the five-day official visit of Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley was a success. Holness ... Read More

Laverna Campbell is LASCO/NAJ - Nurse of the Year 2016-17  9:30 PM
  KINGSTON, Jamaica - Laverna Campbell is the LASCO/Nurses’ Association of Jamaica ...... Read More

Bartlett looks to China to boost cruise ship market  7:18 PM
  MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica – Minister of Tourism, Ed Bartlett says the Government will ...... Read More

Police summer campers, TPDCo clean Negril beach  6:14 PM
  KINGSTON, Jamaica - Approximately 100 participants of the Identity Purpose Attitude Des ...... Read More

Street dances to be staged islandwide  5:59 PM
  KINGSTON, Jamaica - The Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) has secured $5 ...... Read More

India push wilting Windies to verge of heavy defeat  5:20 PM
  NORTH SOUND, Antigua and Barbuda (AFP) - West Indies were facing the prospect of anothe ...... Read More

West Indies 243 all out, India enforce follow-on  3:57 PM
NORTH SOUND, Antigua and Barbuda (AFP) - West Indies were bowled out for 243 in their first i ...... Read More

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  MUNICH, Germany (AFP) - Neighbours have remembered Munich mall killer David Ali Sonboly ...... Read More

NEWS

Two UWI professors to serve on council of International AIDS Society

DURBAN, South Africa — Two professors of paediatrics at the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, are to serve on the International AIDS Society’s (IAS) governing council for th ... Read More

Mobile again! - 275 wheelchairs presented to the needy
Some 275 wheelchairs were handed over to needy individuals at the New Testament Church of God in Montego Bay, St James, on Tuesday. The Errol ...... Read More

Fellowship Tabernacle pastor Al Miller to know fate on September 15
THE fate of popular clergyman Rev Dr Al Miller is to be decided on September 15 in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court, after he was found gui ...... Read More

Oakland murder victim called ex several times while at boyfriend’s home
Evidence given on Thursday at the trial of Steven Causewell, who is alleged to have murdered his ex-girlfriend Nordia Mitchell, revealed that the de ...... Read More

SPORT

U-20 World Champs: Hyde retains 400mH title

BYDGOSZCZ, Poland — Defending champion and favourite Jaheel Hyde completed his domination of the men’s 400m hurdles event at the IAAF World Under-20 Championships at Zawiszaw stadium in B ... Read More

Bolt accuses rival Gatlin of 'disrespect'
LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) - Usain Bolt has reignited his rivalry with fellow sprinter Justin Gatlin, accusing the American of "disrespect", just ...... Read More

London Games: Fraser-Pryce finishes third in 100m
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica’s double Olympic 100m champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce finished third in the 100m in 11.06 seconds (-0.7) at t ...... Read More

Kalawan wins impressive silver, a bronze for Nigel Ellis
BYDGOSZCZ, Poland — Intermediate hurdler Shannon Kalawan and sprinter Nigel Ellis added to Jamaica’s medal tally at the IAAF World U ...... Read More

BUSINESS

Time runs out for fatca filings

Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) announced on Wednesday July 20 that the new deadline for compliance reports to be submitted in accordance with the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) will no ... Read More

JPS signs MOU in MoBay for first Smart House
IRWIN, St James — The Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) has moved a step closer to fulfilling its promise of introduce smart homes by the ...... Read More

Evan Williams Renfrew Hotel dream finally comes alive
Architect Evan Williams’ decade concept of the Renfrew Hotel in New Kingston came alive Monday with a reception marking the start of constru ...... Read More

JISCO to invest US$2 billion in Alpart
Chinese company Jiuquan Iron and Steel (Group) Company Ltd (JISCO) and Russian mining company, UC RUSAL yesterday executed the agreement for the t ...... Read More

ENTERTAINMENT

Big crowd at Nude Twisted Fantasies

EVEN though it was advertised for a 4:00 pm start, patrons didn’t start streaming into the Fantasy Playground venue, St Georges Cliff in Hellshire, St Catherine, until minutes after 10:00 pm ... Read More

Sound systems rock MoBay
It was another home run for the organisers of Reggae Sumfest’s Sound Explosion held at Pier 1 in Montego Bay, St James, on Thursday night. ...... Read More

Junior Tucker show postponed
The Junior Tucker concert, dubbed The Spirit of Jazz Hotta, scheduled for the Wine Shop in Southdale Plaza (1 South Avenue) in St Andrew, has been ...... Read More

‘Steeling’ the audience’s hearts
SINGER Karen Smith, backed by Desi Jones & Friends, was the icing on a very entertaining evening at Sunday’s Rhapsody in Steel: A Musical ...... Read More

ALL WOMAN

Blinded by love

HAVE you ever been in a relationship that had you doing things that you never thought you would, and no matter what common sense or other people said, you justified your actions by saying how much ... Read More

On sharing a man/woman
In today’s world, finding someone to build a life with can be very difficult. And so some opt to not stay alone and be miserable, but instead ...... Read More

Sex crazed
THEY say that love will make you do crazy things, and yearning for some good loving can turn the sanest person into a crazed fool. What is the craz ...... Read More

Do you regret being with your current mate?
ARE you with the person that you truly want to spend the rest of your life with? Did you choose right, or do you think you can do better? Tracylyn: ...... Read More

COLUMNS

When Rowley came to JA

You have to hand it to us. When Trini Prime Minister Keith Rowley made his visit to Kingston Town over the recent week and “Rowleyed” himself into peace-making to avoid a trade war, we ... Read More

Requiem on the Flat Bridge tragedy
And it came to pass that in the early morning of Saturday, July 17, the waters of the Rio Cobre claimed six lives — but blame Flat Bridge. Tea ...... Read More

Six needed efforts that require a united approach
In less than a month, Jamaica will celebrate 54 years of political independence. But in 54 years we have not as a nation really addressed our co ...... Read More

Portia is setting up to be the JLP’s ‘Rock of Gibraltar’
It may come as a surprise to many that the Jamaica Labour Party’s (JLP) one-seat majority in the Jamaican Parliament would actually cause them ...... Read More

REGIONAL

Mobile again! - 275 wheelchairs presented to the needy

Some 275 wheelchairs were handed over to needy individuals at the New Testament Church of God in Montego Bay, St James, on Tuesday. The Errol Rattray Evangelistic Association, a local faith-b ... Read More

McKenzie concerned over Falmouth market construction
FALMOUTH, Trelawny — Local Government Minister Desmond McKenzie has expressed grave concern over the construction of the new Falmouth market ...... Read More

Cops fear INDECOM
MONTEGO BAY, St James — Prominent western Jamaica based attorney-at-law Delford Morgan has expressed concerns that members of the security ...... Read More

St James cops hosting youth summer camp
MONTEGO BAY, St James — Head of the St James Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Marlon Nesbeth says the police will be hosting a youth sum ...... Read More

EDITORIALS

Thanks, Mr Jerome Taylor

From a purely statistical point of view Mr Jerome Taylor’s Test match record showing 130 wickets at 34 runs each may not seem very impressive. In reality though, at a time of extreme despon ... Read More

PM Rowley’s visit a good move
Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley should be commended for using the art of diplomacy to bridge what was a widening gap between tw ...... Read More

An opportunity to help shape the Caricom we want
  Jamaicans have spent much time venting their anger about the deficiencies of the Caribbean Community (Caricom); in sum, saying the movement ha ...... Read More

Shaping a new IMF package
Jamaica is coming to the end of its current four-year Extended Fund Facility (EFF) arrangement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and alre ...... Read More

AUTO

Gov’t urges more responsible road use

  PRIME Minister Andrew Holness, in a statement on Wednesday, urged Jamaicans to be responsible in using the nation’s roads. In the statement released on video by the Office of the Pr ... Read More

Bridging the gap
ST CATHERINE’S centuries-old Flat Bridge is once again featured prominently in the news with last week’s accident that claimed the live ...... Read More

Gas prices - July 22
87 $105.16 per litre (down $0.14 per litre) 90 $106.81 (down $0.14 per litre) Diesel $97.85 (down $1.49 per litre) ULSD $106.17 (down $1.69 per litre ...... Read More

ATL, First Global Bank join forces
JAMAICA’S leading automotive company, ATL Automotive, in partnership with First Global Bank, is making owning the car of your dreams an exciti ...... Read More

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