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FRIENDS of Vaughn Moore, the soldier who was gunned down in the volatile community of Central Village earlier this year, are moving to launch a foundation to honour the life and work of the man wh ...

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Guns for education
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FORMER Cabinet Minister Senator Christopher Tufton says the Government's failure to examine and report on a resolution passed in the Senate March 1, 2013 on legislating rainwater harvesting, is ye ...

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DANCEHALL artiste Busy Signal was released after being arrested in Trinidad Saturday night after failing to repay over US$37,000 due to a local promoter for the past two years. According to the ...

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Busy arrested in T&T
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RESIDENTS of Hagley Gap in St Thomas are demanding to be told why a multimillion dollar retaining wall, the contract for which was awarded by the St Thomas Parish Council, began collapsing within ...

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$19-m waste
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LOS ANGELES, California — Assistant Head Coach Miguel Coley says the Reggae Boyz are well positioned to make an impact at the CONCACAF Gold Cup which kicks off tomorrow. His opinion is fo ...

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PEOPLE who lead double lives can relate to the following quote --'Secrets and lies kill relationships; no matter how careful you are, you will get caught'. In some instances the secrets and lies a ...

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All Woman

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BITU supports decision taken by Greek voters 5:45 PM

KINGSTON, Jamaica — President of the Bustamante Industrial Trade Union (BITU), Senator Kavan Gayle, says that the union fully supports the overwhelming decision taken by th ... Read More

Greeks reject demands for more austerity in key referendum  3:38 PM
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NEWS

DPP welcomes juror allowance increase

PAULA Llewellyn wasn't in Jamaica when the justice ministry announced last Thursday that the daily stipend for jurors had been increased from $500 to $2,000. However, she told Rotarians at the Ja ... Read More

Exchange guns for education
FRIENDS of Vaughn Moore, the soldier who was gunned down in the volatile community of Central Village earlier this year, are moving to launch a fo ...... Read More

Tufton: Time to act on rainwater harvesting resolution
FORMER Cabinet Minister Senator Christopher Tufton says the Government's failure to examine and report on a resolution passed in the Senate March ...... Read More

Comment taken out of context, says TCI minister
PROVIDENCIALES, TCI — Charles Washington Misick, the finance minister of the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) whose statement hitting foreigne ...... Read More

SPORT

Jamaica claim 85 medals at International Sports Karate Association US Open

JAMAICA reaped a record 85 medals at the weekend's International Sports Karate Association United States Open in Orlando, Florida, bagging 32 gold, 22 silver and 31 bronze from the world's biggest ... Read More

Reggae Boyz to show more on offence, says Coley
LOS ANGELES, California — Assistant Head Coach Miguel Coley says the Reggae Boyz are well positioned to make an impact at the CONCACAF Gold ...... Read More

Red Steel hold off Amazon Warriors to win thriller
BASSETERRE, St Kitts (CMC) -- Trinidad and Tobago Red Steel held their nerve to win a nail-biter, beating Guyana Amazon Warriors by three wickets w ...... Read More

Sunshine Girls pummel Berger Elite All-star team 72-28
JAMAICA'S Sunshine Girls continued their build-up to the Netball World Cup with a 72-28 demolition of the Berger Elite All-star team in game one of ...... Read More

BUSINESS

PHOTO: Lime pulls hundreds

TELECOMMUNICATIONS company LIME says hundreds of people responded to its 'sweet deals' over the weekend, making the switch from another provider, while others signed up as new customers. According ... Read More

Mobile unlocking— the hidden cost of ‘free’ number portability
LOCAL operators of mobile unlocking and repair shops could see an increase in profits from the Government's decision to implement number portabili ...... Read More

Another look at leadership (Part 3)
The challenge of leadership is to be strong, but not rude; be kind, but not weak; be bold, but not a bully; be thoughtful, but not lazy; be humble ...... Read More

Opportunites are ripe for the picking for small businesses — SRC
JAMAICA may import five times more beverages than it exports, but businesses in the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) community could explo ...... Read More

ENTERTAINMENT

Ancient Priest is Festival song winner

IT was celebration time for Lee-Roy 'Ancient Priest' Johnson as he won the top spot at Saturday's staging of Jamaica Cultural Development Commission's (JCDC) Jamaica Festival Song Competition. ... Read More

Things 'tun up' for Paul Elliott
PAUL Elliott launched his album, Reggae Music TUN Up, recently at Reggae City Bar, Camp Road, in Kingston. The event, a joint production of the sing ...... Read More

Busy Signal arrested, released in T&T
DANCEHALL artiste Busy Signal was released after being arrested in Trinidad Saturday night after failing to repay over US$37,000 due to a local pr ...... Read More

Policeman finds gold in The Netherlands
POLICEMAN, the song by Dutch singer Eva Simons featuring Konshens, has been certified gold in The Netherlands for sales of over 15,000 copies. The ...... Read More

ALL WOMAN

Sonia Aranza - Helping people create their own luck

IF you're fortunate enough to sit in on one of Sonia Aranza's motivational sessions, you'll hear her tell her audience repeatedly, "Create your own luck." It's a philosophy to which Aranza, an ... Read More

Caught in the act
PEOPLE who lead double lives can relate to the following quote --'Secrets and lies kill relationships; no matter how careful you are, you will get ...... Read More

I don't love him anymore
Dear Counsellor, I have fallen out of love with my husband and it is stressing me out. We have been married 10 years. I feel bad and sad hurting h ...... Read More

Why you may not be having the orgasms you want
MOST if not all women want to experience the big 'O', but unfortunately not every woman will have that pleasure. Obstetrician-gynaecologist Dr Anna- ...... Read More

COLUMNS

After the greeks' experience: Jamaica must take heed

A few days ago I came across a story published by The Guardian newspaper dated June 5, 2013, which featured an announcement from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) that it had failed to realise t ... Read More

Calling our country to order
AT recent fourth of July celebrations, US Ambassador Luis G Moreno remarked on the big news of the week: That his country would be restoring diplo ...... Read More

It's all about power; who has it, and who does not
Power intoxicates men. When a man is intoxicated by alcohol, he can recover, but when intoxicated by power, he seldom recovers. -- James F Byrnes ...... Read More

The contractor general is irresponsible, insensitive, mischievous
In his 2013 report to Parliament, Mr Dirk Harrison, the contractor general, made certain statements, without the provision of any supporting evidenc ...... Read More

REGIONAL

Retaining wall collapsing weeks after construction in Hagley Gap

RESIDENTS of Hagley Gap in St Thomas are demanding to be told why a multimillion dollar retaining wall, the contract for which was awarded by the St Thomas Parish Council, began collapsing within ... Read More

Winners
Marketing Manager at CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank Renee Whitehorne presents the Best Community Outreach prize to students of Vista Prepara ...... Read More

SSP McGregor pledges to turn around crime in St James
Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) in charge of St James, Steve McGregor, is expressing confidence of a major turnaround in crime in the parish. ...... Read More

Murders jump in three western parishes
LUCEA, Hanover — Data released by the Jamaica Constabulary Force Statistics and Information Management Unit have shown that three of four pari ...... Read More

EDITORIALS

A powerful message from Ambassador Marks

THE story told by Ambassador Audrey Marks to St Mary High School graduates recently should be recommended reading for our young people. It's the kind of story that, hopefully, will provide vulnerab ... Read More

Will Cuba change Caricom?
The agreement between Cuba and the United States to reopen or establish embassies in their respective capitals concretises the resumption of diploma ...... Read More

Happy Birthday, USA
Today we extend congratulations to the Government and people of the United States on the commemoration of their 239th anniversary of Independence. ...... Read More

Let's face it, the Government is a coward, so was the Opposition
No one is fooled by the spin that the Government is trying to put on its postponement, again, of local government elections. According to Local Gov ...... Read More

AUTO

Hamilton extends lead with impressive British win

SILVERSTONE, United Kingdom (AFP) — Reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton won his second successive British Grand Prix yesterday to extend his lead in the championship standings over Mercedes ... Read More

Drag racing 101
THE National Drag Racing Circuit (NDRC) will be hosting a drag racing technical seminar tomorrow at Curphy Place in St Andrew. Scheduled start time ...... Read More

Suited for summer
SLEEK, elegant, classy are some of the words used the describe the 2014 World Car of the Year: the Audi A3. Its slinky lines and distinct styles ha ...... Read More

TJAM Experience bigger and better
LAST Sunday saw Toyota off-roading aficionados enjoying the trails with the second staging of the Toyota Jamaica (TJAM) Club trek. "The event went ...... Read More

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