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

Dear Mrs Walker Huntington:My mother has been a green card holder since 2013. She submitted my paperwork last year. My approval date was August 2017.She will be applying for her citizenship next March.My understanding is that once the approval is...

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

WASHINGTON (AP):The Trump administration has made 27 per cent more deportation arrests during the first half of this fiscal year than were made during the same period last fiscal year, the latest piece of evidence that it is aggressively pursuing...

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

Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Audley Shaw is urging farmers to embrace the use of technology to produce high-quality crops and to protect the environment.Speaking at a graduation ceremony, held recently at the University...

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

TROY, Michigan (AP):The husband of a 46-year-old suburban Detroit woman says her family was not given the opportunity to say goodbye before she was deported. Pete Gojcaj of Troy tells the Detroit Free Press that Cile Precetaj telephoned him at 4 a.m...

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

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: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: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

JERUSALEM (AP):Most of the protesters killed this week by Israeli fire along the border with the Gaza Strip were members of Hamas, the militant group said yesterday, an assertion that deepens the starkly different narratives on both sides over the...

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

LOS ANGELES (AP):An explosion that rocked a Southern California medical building, killing the owner of a day spa and seriously injuring two patrons, is being investigated as a crime after federal officials found remnants of an explosive device...

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

SOFIA (AP):A top European Union official branded President Donald Trump selfish and capricious yesterday as EU leaders met to count the likely economic damage US policies might inflict on the bloc and to try to rescue the Iran nuclear deal.In a...

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

MUMBAI, India (CMC):Kieron Pollard made his first match in two weeks count, spanking his first half-century of the season as Mumbai Indians improved their play-off chances with a narrow three-run victory over Chris Gayle's Kings XI Punjab here...

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