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Published:Tuesday | August 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MILAN (AP):Heavy rain flooded a gorge filled with hikers on Monday in the southern region of Calabria, killing at least eight, Italy's civil protection agency said. At least another five were missing.The prefect's office said 23 people were rescued...

Published:Tuesday | August 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):Mohamed Salah won a first-half penalty converted by James Milner and also played in Sadio Mane for a late goal as Liverpool beat 10-man Crystal Palace 2-0 yesterday for their second straight win to open the English Premier League.In a...

Published:Monday | August 20, 2018 | 11:15 PM

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Published:Monday | August 20, 2018 | 11:15 PM

The Shipping Association of Jamaica (SAJ) will stage a financial reporting workshop on September 26 as a part of the 2018 workshop series. The workshop will target financial professionals who are tasked with presenting their financial reports in the...

Published:Monday | August 20, 2018 | 11:12 PM
Published:Monday | August 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

A member of the St Catherine South police was yesterday undergoing counselling following the death of her five-year-old son, who allegedly shot himself with her service pistol.The incident occurred Saturday at the policewoman's home in the community...

Published:Sunday | August 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Sunday | August 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

SAO PAULO (AP):Brazil's public security minister says the military will no longer be in charge of security forces in Rio de Janeiro state as of December.Public Security Minister Raul Jungmann said that he proposed extending the military intervention...

Published:Saturday | August 18, 2018 | 11:04 PM

Starting today, the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) will be conducting live firing at the Green Bay Range located in St Catherine.The exercise ends tomorrow.As a result, the JDF is urging residents to make every effort to secure their livestock.The army...

Published:Friday | August 17, 2018 | 11:04 PM

THE EDITOR, Sir:This is an open letter to Prime Minister Andrew Holness.Mr PM, you are on the right path with development in this country - a place where I want my grandchildren to live and play.Mr PM, the People's National Party will always oppose...

Published:Friday | August 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Itelbpo and the University of the West Indies Open Campus (UWIOC) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the purpose of building capacity in the Jamaican business process outsourcing (BPO) industry.This MoU reflects both parties'...

Published:Friday | August 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I'm relieved to report that on August 15, hours after you published my letter lamenting an almost monthlong wait, promises and pledges, FirstCaribbean International Bank facilitated the restoration of my Internet banking.In one day,...

Published:Friday | August 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Like the popular JP St Mary's fruits and snacks, the newest Miss Jamaica Festival Queen, Ackera Gowie, hails from the beautiful parish of St Mary. On Saturday, August 4, JP St Mary's, honoured the newest Festival Queen with a bountiful basket of the...

Published:Friday | August 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:On August 13, 2018, Equality Youth, along with partners UNDP, U-Report and Jamaica Youth Advocacy Network, hosted a national youth symposium in commemoration of International Youth Day on August 12 under the theme 'Safe Spaces for...

Published:Friday | August 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Congratulations to Kei Miller on his notice of Naipaul's death. The thoughts in Miller's final paragraph are particularly notable and praiseworthy. Indeed, they are exquisite. I write as a devotee of Miguel Street.HERMIONE...

Published:Friday | August 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Hotel owners whose premises are built on local beaches should not disallow the public from entering those beaches. Such entities should have, by law, an alternative route to the beach for non-guests/members of the public.In the same...

Published:Friday | August 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Association of Development Agencies (ADA), a group of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) working to promote sustainable development and social change in Jamaica, has launched an innovation lab, which will work with civil society groups and...

Published:Friday | August 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (CMC):Brathwaite will go straight into the squad for Sunday's away match against Hampshire and will also face Surrey at The Kia Oval before consecutive home games against Yorkshire, Essex, and Somerset at Trent Bridge.The 25-year-old opener...

Published:Friday | August 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):When Arsenal and Chelsea square off tomorrow, it will provide a glimpse into two contrasting managerial transitions for London rivals trying to rejoin the Premier League elite.Chelsea fans have grown used to seeing new faces in the...

Published:Wednesday | August 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:As teacher of young adults, a parent, father and husband, I was embarrassed reading Michael Abrahams' online column, 'When a woman says 'no'', August 13, 2018, which on one hand was graphic and lurid, but, on the other hand, was...

Published:Wednesday | August 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

ZURICH, Switzerland (AP):Justifying an overhaul of its ethics code, FIFA asserted yesterday that people who "tarnish the reputations of others" must be banned from football.The Associated Press revealed Monday that a new offence of defamation had...

Published:Wednesday | August 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (CMC):West Indies fast bowler Jerome Taylor moved his tally of wickets to 15 from eight matches, after grabbing a brace to help fire Somerset to a 29-run victory over Glamorgan and to the top of the group standings in the T20 Blast here....

Published:Wednesday | August 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Jamaica Tallawahs made it two from two in the 2018 Caribbean Premier League following a thrilling six-wicket win over the St Lucia Stars at Sabina Park last night.Final scores: St Lucia Stars 175 all out in 20 overs; Jamaica Tallawahs 176 for 4...

Published:Tuesday | August 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund would be the main source of money for Tesla CEO Elon Musk's grand plan to take the company private, but the deal isn't done yet, Musk disclosed in a blog on Monday.The fund approached Musk about going private...

Published:Tuesday | August 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

ST PETERSBURG, Florida (AP):Prosecutors charged a white man with manslaughter yesterday in the death of an unarmed black man whose video-recorded shooting in a store parking lot has revived debate over Florida's "stand your ground" law.Michael...

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