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SWEEP: Kaliese breaks medal drought, 200m trifecta pushes medal tally to 18

GLASGOW, Scotland: Usain Bolt should make his first appearance today here as Kaliese Spencer broke an eight-year medal drought and Rasheed Dwyer led Jamaica's latest medal sweep yesterday, adding two more shiny gold medals to the island's 2014 Commonwealth Games tally....

Attorneys to challenge Government on new laws

THE JAMAICAN Bar Association has said it will, at the start of the next court session in September, bring a constitutional challenge against legislation passed by the Upper House on Wednesday subjecting attorneys-at-law to report suspicious transactions...



Opposition senators submit minority committee report

OPPOSITION SENATORS Kamina Johnson Smith and Marlene Malahoo Forte have submitted a minority report to the Upper House in the wake of deliberations by the Senate Regulations Committee on the Office of Utilities Regulation (Amendment of First Schedule...



Jamaica Tallawahs blow past Antigua Hawksbills

Fast bowler Jerome Taylor bagged four wickets while captain Chris Gayle hit a half century to lift the Jamaica Tallawahs to a seven-wicket win over the Antigua Hawksbills, under the Duckworth/Lewis scoring method...



Drought set to impact coffee export targets

On the eve of the the annual Denbigh Agricultural Show, which gets underway in Clarendon today, President of the Jamaica Agricultural Society, Senator Norman Grant, has revealed that the local coffee industry has not been...

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Brand new moves - NDTC choreographers discuss dances

This is the conclusion of a two-part article, in which choreographers in the current National Dance Theatre Company (NDTC) season speak about the dances they are staging and their careers in dance.Christopher Walker is a...



Real emancipation still needed

One hundred and eighty years ago today, 309,331 Jamaicans who had been the legal property of others ceased to be slaves...



If you're anti-gay, go the whole hog!

THE EDITOR, Sir:Permit me to ask some questions to the homophobes, freedom-of-speech crusaders, and those who pretend to be allies and friends:I get that you are not in support of gay rights.



Investigators make it to jet crash site

ROZSYPNE (AP):As fighting raged in eastern Ukraine, an international team of investigators yesterday reached the crash site of the Malaysia Airline Flight 17 and got a first look at where it was brought down by a...



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