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Published:Saturday | August 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:The Jamaica Bauxite Mining Limited (JBM) has been at a loss as to the assertions put forward by Dr Carolyn Cooper in an August 5, 2008, article regarding the lease of its Puerto Seco property in Discovery Bay, St Ann, to the...

Published:Saturday | August 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:It is the drought season, we are well aware, but the situation in Hart Hill, Portland, still rankles. In the first place, this is a perennial problem that has existed for almost as long as since the community was created.A rapid rise...

Published:Saturday | August 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Robert Montague, former national security minister, has defended a decision taken by an appeal committee, including him, of the Firearm Licensing Authority (FLA) in December 2016 to grant a firearm licence to a St Mary resident who he has described...

Published:Friday | August 10, 2018 | 11:19 PM

TORONTO (AP) - Greek teenager Stefanos Tsitsipas pulled off another upset yesterday at the Rogers Cup, saving two match points in a 3-6, 7-6 (11), 6-4 victory over defending champion Alexander Zverev.Zverev, the second-seeded German star coming off...

Published:Thursday | August 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Not even a rainy start could dampen the fun and excitement of the second instalment of the Body By Kurt FitFest Fitness Party and Expo held in New Kingston at the Emancipation Car Park recently.The 'Veterans vs Millennials' theme, which started the...

Published:Thursday | August 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP):Nicholas Bett, a Kenyan runner who won the 2015 World Championship title in the 400 metres hurdles, was killed in an early-morning car crash yesterday in the country's famed high-altitude training region, police and his coach...

Published:Thursday | August 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Republican US Repres-entative Christopher Collins of western New York state was arrested Wednesday on charges he fed inside information he gleaned from sitting on the board of a biotechnology company to his son, helping themselves and others dodge...

Published:Wednesday | August 8, 2018 | 11:20 PM

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent (CMC):Defending champions Trinidad and Tobago trounced early leaders Guyana by nine wickets inside two days, while Barbados' Joshua Bishop grabbed a historic nine-wicket haul to put Barbados in control against the Leeward...

Published:Wednesday | August 8, 2018 | 11:12 PM

"The boys, girls, men and women must not view their current state as a deterrent for brighter prospects. They must use all available resources to ensure that when the time comes for them to be released, they will leave better than they came. This...

Published:Wednesday | August 8, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Desmond McKenzie said the new Anti-Litter Act is to be tabled in Parliament by year end.McKenzie said the process is being expedited to get the act approved, so as to minimise the illegal...

Published:Tuesday | August 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:A stroll through the market district downtown will give you some idea of the scope of electricity theft in Jamaica.You will behold dozens of shops, stalls, wholesales, bag juice factories and dwellings with no functioning JPS meter,...

Published:Tuesday | August 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I am deeply concerned and very much worried about the events happening in Zimbabwe after the peaceful voting of people in this year's just-ended elections. It is sad and worrying that the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission failed dismally...

Published:Tuesday | August 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:We extend our right hand to RJR, the Big 94, with hearty congratulations, on its 68-year anniversary. Sixty eight years of broadcasting, since 1950, is indeed a great milestone accomplished. And we are going forward with RJR, with...

Published:Tuesday | August 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LAUDERHILL, Florida (CMC):Captain Carlos Brathwaite has lamented the Windies' batting failure which led to their series 2-1 loss to Bangladesh on Sunday night, stressing that the Caribbean side needed to find solutions to their poor strike rotation...

Published:Tuesday | August 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Weather: RainyTrack condition: GoodRace 1 1000 M (R) (Purse $600,000) NB5-Y-O...

Published:Tuesday | August 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Learning that she will be awarded a badge of honour for gallantry is a belated birthday present for 19-year-old Selana Reid, who assisted with rescuing several wards of the State at the Walker's Place of Safety, which was gutted by fire in January....

Published:Tuesday | August 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

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Published:Tuesday | August 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:While I agree with the insightfully and intellectually sharp Dr Carolyn Cooper, that, the Government of Jamaica should charge the Guardsman Group a fee more realistic than the current annual lease fee of J$13,000, there are some...

Published:Sunday | August 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

QUESTION: I can't understand why I don't get any callbacks from my job applications. I send off copies of my rÈsumÈs to various places where I think they would need someone. Yet, I have not got a callback from even one. It's really frustrating. What...

Published:Saturday | August 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Is there a love affair between Jamaicans and a hot chocolate beverage commonly called chocolate tea? It appears so.Hot chocolate has traditionally been a favourite of Jamaicans, and the trend continues each year at Emancipation Jubilee, held at...

Published:Saturday | August 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Saturday | August 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP)Greek teenager Stefanos Tsitsipas eliminated No. 3 seed David Goffin 6-3, 6-4 yesterday to reach the semifinals in his Citi Open debut. The 19-year-old Tsitsipas is coming off his first run to the fourth round at a Grand Slam...

Published:Saturday | August 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP):Brazil will meet El Salvador in a friendly next month in a suburb of Washington, DC.The game will be held at FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland, on September 11, four days after coach Tite's team takes on the US in a previously...

Published:Saturday | August 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BARCELONA, Spain (AP):Chile midfielder Arturo Vidal has agreed to leave Bayern Munich for Barcelona.Vidal will sign a three-year contract at the Nou Camp subject to a medical in the next few days, the Spanish league champion said in a statement on...

Published:Saturday | August 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent (CMC):Guyana skittled out the Leeward Islands for just 116 runs to take command at the end of the first day of the opening round of matches in the Regional Under-19 Championships here yesterday.Playing at the Arnos Vale Stadium...

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