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ONLINE READER'S COMMENT: Education minister finally getting it right!11:44 am

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Medium term socio-economic policy framework to be completed by September11:26 am
KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Work on the fourth Medium Term Socio-Economic Policy Framework (MTF) under the country's long-term National Development Plan – Vision 2030...... Read More

Policeman murdered in Westmoreland11:03 am
WESTMORELAND, Jamaica — The police are reporting that a police constable was murdered in Westmoreland last night.... Read More

Pope on sex abuse: 'We showed no care for the little ones' 10:18 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis issued a letter to Catholics around the world Monday condemning the crime of priestly sexual abuse and its cover-up. He demanded...... Read More

CPL Update: Tallawahs defeated by Trinbago Knight Riders 10:08 am
FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida (CMC) — Jamaica Tallawahs suffered their first defeat this season when they faced Trinbago Knight Riders, in the 12th match of the Caribbean...... Read More

ECLAC to present 2018 economic report later this week 9:50 am
SANTIAGO, Chile (CMC) — The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) says it will present its annual Economic Survey of Latin America and the...... Read More

Weather forecast: Another tropical wave to bring more rain today 7:09 am
KINGSTON, Jamaica -- The Meteorological Service says another tropical wave, which is east of Jamaica, is expected to move across the island this afternoon.  This...... Read More

Prayer for the Day6:44 am
Faultless Lord, enduring death for me, you have consummated the debt of my sins: your sacrifice of forgiveness was absolute!... Read More

NEWS

Portmore Mayor: Reduce Bernard Lodge housing, do more farming

While charging that the Government should have used the Bernard Lodge lands in St Catherine for agriculture instead of housing, Mayor of Portmore Leon Thomas now wants... Read More

JTA changes leadership in MoBay today
MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Principal of Church Teachers' College in this town, Dr Garth Anderson, is set to take on the role today as the new president of the...... Read More

Robert Blake... carrying MoBay's disabled community on his shoulders
MONTEGO BAY, St James — When 37-year-old Robert Blake, a manager of a prominent tour company in St James drove into Copse, Hanover, on the night of August 21,...... Read More

Dinthill alumni continue to give back with annual health fair
Hundreds of students of Dinthill Technical High School in St Catherine, along with their parents, turned out for the annual two-day health fair put on by the Florida...... Read More

SPORT

Waterhouse clip Arnett 2-1 to lift mid-season title

Title- favourites Waterhouse FC copped the first title of the 2018 Jamaica Football Federation/Lascelles Employees and Partners Co-operative Credit... Read More

Vassell remains grounded despite starring role
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — He had a two-goal star performance in Jamaica's 5-1 thumping of Grenada Friday night which would have been the obvious envy of many, but...... Read More

Daniel Green beams after goal on Boyz debut
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — Daniel “Neymar” Green could not have asked for a better senior international debut.... Read More

Blistering Hetmyer hundred humbles Tallawahs
FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida (CMC) — Left-hander Shimron Hetmyer struck a flamboyant hundred as Guyana Amazon Warriors handed Jamaica Tallawahs their first loss of...... Read More

BUSINESS

Social enterprise are the buzzwords for Ecofarms

Can business 'do' good in Jamaica? Read More

Property sale held up by error on title
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US approves first generic competitor to Mylan's EpiPen
WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — US regulators last week approved the first generic alternative for the EpiPen, a life-saving emergency allergy medicine, two...... Read More

What moves the exchange rate?
Classic economic theory presents a few important concepts that help us understand the movements in exchange rates, with one of the most relevant being...... Read More

ENTERTAINMENT

Burkett embraces Changes

AMERICAN rapper Jonathan Burkett has never forgotten his Jamaican roots. He grew up in Westmoreland with his grandparents after his Jamaican parents abandoned him. At... Read More

Gold medal for Yellowman
Never one to shy away from hard work, Yellowman is one of dancehall/reggae's true road warriors.... Read More

Nominations open for Carib Hall of Fame Awards
Nominations have opened for the 14th staging of the Caribbean Hall of f ame Awards for Excellence in...... Read More

Making inroads in Making inroads in Stockholm Stockholm
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COLUMNS

A grave danger to the world

US President Donald Trump has the world on edge. His style of governing is beyond unique. It is rough, crude, uncouth and coarse. It is indeed more than what was known... Read More

Funding UTech — Cast thy bread...
The University of Technology, Jamaica Academic Staff Union (UTASU) joins the debate about the viability of the national university and the unique and vital contribution...... Read More

It's time to mainstream Marcus Garvey
Born in Jamaica on August 17, 1887, our first National Hero Marcus Mosiah Garvey took the world stage by storm with an estimated membership of over...... Read More

PNP continues to suffer a messaging dilemma
If beards signified intelligence, the goat would have been a genius. — Nigerian Proverb ... Read More

REGIONAL

20 from north-east JA head to PAN 2018 showdown in Portland

TWENTY pan chicken vendors representing the parishes of St Ann, Portland, St Mary, and St Thomas will compete at PAN 2018 Regional 1 at Folly Oval in Portland this... Read More

Anneisha Davidson is Miss Wag Water Valley 2018
ANNEISHA Davidson, a 15-year-old student at Annotto Bay High School in St Mary, was adjudged Miss Wag Water Valley 2018.... Read More

'No more suffering'
RESIDENTS in Chesterfield, Castleton, St Mary, say that they are relieved construction is to begin for the bridge promised by Prime Minister Andrew Holness, which will...... Read More

PHOTO: Queen Anneisha
Miss Wag Water Valley 2018 Anneisha Davidsone (centre) is flanked by second runner-up Ruthann Hermitt (left) and first runner-up Moyita Lindo (right). (Photo: Everard Owen)... Read More

EDITORIALS

Caribbean getting smart about climate change

The Caribbean is one of the regions of the world most vulnerable to the impact of the growing intensity of climate change. Small island developing... Read More

Mr Kofi Annan's death a great loss to the world
The common sentiment in the mountain of tributes paid to Mr Kofi Annan yesterday was that he was a decent human being who used his two terms as United...... Read More

Always prepare properly, regardless of the opponent
The tendency to underestimate others is a human weakness that has led to many a downfall. It is very evident in competitive sport.... Read More

Understanding this new era in our economy
The recent public debate on the depreciation of the Jamaican dollar has been ardent and, in some cases, desperate.... Read More

AUTO

BMW X3: Three times the performance

The BMW X3 has always been in the middle of the brand's X line of sport utility vehicles; offering a combination of size and ability. Read More

Hagley Park Road traffic changes
The National Works Agency (NWA) is advising the motoring public that traffic heading towards Half-Way-Tree along Hagley Park Road has been diverted on...... Read More

Slippery Wen Wett on Sunday
Pines Plaza's parking lot in St Elizabeth will be the venue for long-running dexterity series Slippery Wen Wett on Sunday. The event, dubbed The...... Read More

Double the fun for TJAM4x4 Club
It was two days of fun for the hardcore and adventurous members of the Toyota Jamaica 4x4 Club (TJAM4x4Club) who made the trek to Paradise Park in...... Read More

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