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Published:Tuesday | May 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

As the National Water Commission (NWC) makes strides in Kingston and St Andrew to reduce its non-revenue water (NRW) losses, its president, Mark Barnett, has appealed to customers to be more understanding,as water disruptions were inevitable."My...

Published:Tuesday | May 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:With reference to the article titled '66 shot, 34 fatally, by security forces between Jan and Mar 2018 - INDECOM', published on Thursday May 17, 2018, I ask the following questions:1. Isn't the mandate of the Independent Commission...

Published:Tuesday | May 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Superintendent Sharon Beeput, the commanding officer of the Hanover police, disclosed that the traffic accident that occurred along the Hopewell main road on Sunday night was the ninth fatal crash in the parish, totalling 14 deaths since the start...

Published:Tuesday | May 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

From a pool of 1,060 entrants from 68 countries, the top 100 posters of the sixth annual International Reggae Poster competition has five wins from Jamaica. According to co-founder Maria Papaefstathiou, a number of the submissions this year came...

Published:Tuesday | May 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Noted historian, Professor Colin A. Palmer, has urged Jamaicans to ensure that the hard-won rights of workers are preserved.Presenting a public lecture under the theme 'The 1938 Rebellion and the PNP's vision of an independent Jamaica', as part of...

Published:Tuesday | May 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

1 There are some good reasons why office romances are not encouraged and the consultant is finding out the hard way just how difficult things can become. First, the jealous wife, then the four girlfriends, together they form an impenetrable barrier...

Published:Tuesday | May 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Travene Walker is passionate about hair. Whether long, short, curly or straight, the 2017 winner of the JN Small Business Loans (JNSBL) Barber and Beauty Battle hairdressers' category says she can never get tired of styling hair."I used to style my...

Published:Tuesday | May 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Dear Mr Bassie:I am a British national and I would like to register my child as a British citizen, even though her mother is not British. Is my child eligible? Any advice would be greatly appreciated.MJDear MJ,There are different ways that persons...

Published:Monday | May 21, 2018 | 11:02 PM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Everyone ought to mind his own business. Everyone should live and let live. Everyone could learn to respect and treat others as they expect, deserve and want to be treated themselves.Maybe if these principles were widely practised,...

Published:Monday | May 21, 2018 | 11:02 PM

A growing rostor of nations on Monday decried Venezuela's presidential election as a farce, with the United States leading the charge in announcing new financial restrictions aimed at further isolating President Nicol·s Maduro's embattled...

Published:Monday | May 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

"There's nothing about the playoffs that's comfortable until you either win it all or you lose and go into the summer" - Lebron James

Published:Sunday | May 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Sunday | May 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

There are great literature experiences happening in the week leading up to the Calabash International Literary Festival in St Elizabeth. Esteemed writer and academic Dr Karen King-Aribisala of the University of Lagos (Nigeria) will be giving a...

Published:Saturday | May 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MIAMI BEACH, Florida (AP):The Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California, and Soldier Field in Chicago are among 15 venues for next year's CONCACAF Gold Cup, the first edition of the tournament following its expansion from 12 to 16 nations.The tournament...

Published:Saturday | May 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

HAVANA (AP):A Cuban-operated airliner, with at least 110 people aboard, crashed and burned in a cassava field just after takeoff from the Havana airport yesterday. Cuban media have reported three survivors.The Boeing 737 went down just after noon a...

Published:Saturday | May 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LAHORE, Pakistan (CMC):A knee injury is expected to rule Pakistan star Shahid Afridi out of the Hurricane Relief Twenty20 International against West Indies at month end.The 38-year-old was scheduled to turn out for the ICC World XI in the fixture at...

Published:Saturday | May 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

DELHI, India (CMC):West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo had a day to forget as Chennai Super Kings plunged to a shock 34-run defeat to bottom-of-the-table Delhi Daredevils in the Indian Premier League here Friday.Playing at the Feroz Shah Kotla,...

Published:Saturday | May 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:We write in response to the letter to the editor titled 'While we wait on FLOW' published in your newspaper on May 10, 2018.We are pleased to report that Wendy Lindo's cable television service was restored on May 9, 2018, by our...

Published:Saturday | May 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Once again, the world is witnessing the cruelty of Israel.The Palestinians of Gaza are, in fact, prisoners of Israel. They suffer from lack of adequate food, limited jobs, a struggling economy, and continuous attacks by Israel's army...

Published:Saturday | May 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Over 500 Sagicor team members have registered to participate in the company's Labour Day projects scheduled for May 23.This year, the company, through its charitable arm, Sagicor Foundation, will be focusing its efforts on improving the overall...

Published:Saturday | May 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:It appears that through ingenuity, dedication and pure willpower, Jamaica's young entrepreneurs have armed themselves with the tools to ensure success. They are on a roll. This is a welcome improvement considering the economic...

Published:Saturday | May 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

DELHI, India (CMC):West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo had a day to forget as Chennai Super Kings (CSK) plunged to a shock 34-run defeat to bottom-of-the-table Delhi Daredevils in the Indian Premier League (IPL) here yesterday. Playing at the Feroz...

Published:Saturday | May 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:As a concerned citizen in Montego Bay, I am calling on Jamaicans, particularly young people, to be nationalistic and give voluntary service for the uplift of the nation this upcoming Labour Day, May 23, in spite their political...

Published:Friday | May 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Chilly reception to US poultry pitchA lobby group representing American broiler companies is pushing Jamaicans to buy more poultry and eggs from the United States, but the agriculture ministry is not keen on the pitch, saying Jamaica is already self...

Published:Thursday | May 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Almost every day, someone is stabbed to death in Jamaica: almost every day, a woman is slaughtered by a hooligan in Jamaica: almost every day, someone's throat is slashed by a monster in Jamaica. Wow! What a violent country!Is there...

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