Sat | Mar 25, 2017

Home

Union talks breakdown over outsourcing of JPS meter reading services

The Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) says it will begin redeployment of metre readers as it proceeds to outsource meter reading services to a third party provider.   The announcement comes after talks with the union representing meter...
Comments

Breathtaking! - Central Gardens opens at Dunn's River Falls and Park

The Urban Development Corporation (UDC), on Thursday, officially opened its newest attraction, the $122-million Central Gardens at the world-famous Dunn's River Falls and Park in St Ann.What was once an area that served as a car park for patrons has...
Comments
More

Savagery! - Teen employees and businessman brutally attacked, wife murdered

Her face awash with tears and barely audible grief-filled words, a distraught grandmother told the tale of how her two granddaughters were brutally and repeatedly stabbed in a bizarre...
Comments

Hunt on for two gunmen who kidnapped Manchester businessmen

Mandeville, Manchester:The Manchester police have intensified their investigations into the kidnapping of two businessmen in the parish on Thursday. Both men were found unharmed and released after the police foiled the ransom drop.One suspect was...
Comments
More
Hospitality Jamaica

Go Natural Jamaica rejuvenating the body, mind and spirit 

Doctor’s Advice | She got a little carried away

Q Doc, I am a girl of 18 and I have tried to keep myself pure, but in the last few weeks, I got a little carried away. I have had sex with two boys. It was OK with one of them, I suppose, but the other occasion was real painful and not at all...
Comments

Coping with the loss of a child

When a parent dies, you lose your past; when a child dies, you lose your future.All parents expect at some point in time that they will leave their children. Many make preparations for that eventuality.However, at no...
Comments
More

Scorpions fall for 201

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC):A breezy half-century from Test batsman Jermaine Blackwood failed to prevent a Jamaica Scorpions batting collapse on the opening day of their eighth round game against Trinidad and Tobago Red Force here yesterday.The...
Comments

Edwin Allen too strong to lose

Hydel High, St Jago High and Holmwood Technical High schools have all built wonderful teams for the 2017 staging of the Boys and Girls' Championships. Ironically, these three top teams look set to battle each other for second place when the Girls'...
Comments
More

Sinclair heads to Miami as Price takes over Jamaica

A two-month leadership transition has been set in motion at Cable...
Comments

SCL heads north as construction market heats up

Construction support services company SCL Jamaica Limited is on a northward push with the opening of their first outlet outside the capital on Wednesday.The 22-year-old...
Comments
More

Queen Ifrica's 'Climb' drops six places

Having debuted at number one on the Billboard Reggae Albums Chart, Queen Ifrica's Climb had already lived up to its name, and the only question was how long it could sustain the lofty position.That question has been answered on the listing for the...
Comments

'Dread & Terrible' at number 18

Chronixx is currently on tour in the USA and has added an Adidas clothing (including sneakers) deal to his range of interests. And his Dread...
Comments
More

Editorial | One MP making a difference

Advocacy has a distinct role to play in bringing injustice to the fore and influencing change. Opposition Member of Parliament Fitz Jackson has demonstrated brilliantly how parliamentary advocacy can effectively benefit ordinary citizens.Mr Jackson...
Comments

Harry Parkes | Free speech and social media

The recent arrest and charge of human-rights activist Latoya under Section 9 of the Cybercrimes Act of 2015 has triggered some degree of public outcry. Those 'protesting' the actions of the police include the Press...
Comments
More

Letter of the Day | Is EGC underestimating Jamaica’s growth potential?

One must commend the Economic Growth Council (EGC) for tackling the Herculean task of coming up with a growth plan for the Jamaican economy. There is a generous acknowledgement and a frank admission...
Comments

Kensington principal is Miss Can Do!

I had started ignoring the nightly news on both television stations because my system was now refusing the diet of negative news.However, be it coincidence or not, I was...
Comments
More

Study: Unavoidable typos in DNA help fuel cancer

WASHINGTON (AP):Cancer patients often wonder "why me?" Does their tumour run in the family? Did they try hard enough to avoid risks like smoking, too much sun or a bad diet?Lifestyle and heredity get...
Comments

US probe of ex-Trump aide extends to Cyprus

Probe of ex-Trump aide extends to CyprusWASHINGTON (AP):The United States govern-ment investigation of President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, crossed the Atlantic earlier this year to the Mediterranean island nation of...
Comments
More