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Published:Thursday | December 27, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I note that we are now being advised to stop using single-use plastic bags, styrofoam boxes and plastic straws and starting using paper products instead.I remember as a child in the 1950s, we used paper bags, wrapping paper, and many...

Published:Thursday | December 27, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Representatives from the Kingston Western Police Division, along with members of the Mayberry Investments team, brought cheer and good tidings to residents of west Kingston on Friday. More than 100 parcels packaged by the Denham Town Police Station...

Published:Thursday | December 27, 2018 | 12:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP):Chances look slim for ending the partial government shutdown any time soon.House lawmakers are being told not to expect further votes this week, all but ensuring the shutdown will enter a second week and stretch towards the new year....

Published:Wednesday | December 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

There was fun, fashion and more when guests turned out for the recent Chancellor's office party in New Kingston. Something Extra was on location to capture some of the beautiful moments. Here are the highlights.

Published:Wednesday | December 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

President of Table Tennis Jamaica (TTJ), Godfrey Lothian, says major changes will be made to the constitution if he is re-elected to the position at the association's annual general meeting (AGM) next February.According to Lothian one of these...

Published:Wednesday | December 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Wednesday | December 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

RESULTS (DIVIDENDS)Caymanas Park Results for December 26, 2018Dirt: GoodSUPREME VENTURES "GAMES PEOPLE LOVE TO PLAY" TROPHYRace 1 1200 M (Purse $650,000) 4-Y-O...

Published:Wednesday | December 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Wednesday | December 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LIVERPOOL, (AP):Rafael Benitez has little doubt Liverpool are ready to end a 28-year wait to win the English title. While Liverpool coach Juergen Klopp refused to get carried away after his team surged six points clear at the top of the Premier...

Published:Wednesday | December 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Wednesday | December 26, 2018 | 10:39 AM

"Racism in Jamaica is clearly more a matter of self-disdain and contempt than it is an abhorrence for any other race. And while racism towards any race can never be a healthy burden to bear, it's obvious that the self-disrespect among most Jamaicans...

Published:Saturday | December 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP):The United States Congress gavelled open for a rare Saturday session yesterday as America's elected leaders partially shut down the government, unable to find a compromise over money for President Donald Trump's promised wall along...

Published:Saturday | December 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):Roy Hodgson's Crystal Palace claimed a shock 3-2 victory against defending champions Manchester City yesterday to end the only 100 per cent home record in the English Premier League.No one could have predicted what was to come when Ilkay...

Published:Friday | December 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BRISBANE, Australia (CMC):West Indies captain Stafanie Taylor extended her excellent form in the Women's Big Bash, conjuring up a Player-of-the-Match performance to fire Sydney Thunder to a comfortable six-wicket win over Hobart Hurricanes and...

Published:Friday | December 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

DHAKA, Bangladesh (CMC):Captain Carlos Brathwaite was fined a hefty 40 per cent of his match fee after West Indies and hosts Bangladesh were slapped with fines by the International Cricket Council for slow over-rates during the second Twenty20...

Published:Friday | December 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MADRID (AP) :A Spanish court says that Cristiano Ronaldo will be tried for tax fraud on January 21. Ronaldo is expected to plead guilty and receive a suspended two-year sentence, in agreement with a deal the Portugal forward struck with Spain's...

Published:Friday | December 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Some gay Jamaicans want to get married. Many do not. But the argument that decriminalising private anal intercourse between consenting adults will lead to a flood of gay weddings is disingenuous at best and a flat-out lie at worst....

Published:Friday | December 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:There is something immediately and unmistakably laughable about Philippa Davies of the Jamaica Coalition for a Healthy Society calling other civil-society organisations that have recently chided Parliament "bullies". This is the same...

Published:Friday | December 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Data for May 2018 from the Energy Information Administration (EIA) in the United States disclose that the finished product that can be derived from one barrel of oil is approximately, 20 gallons of gasolene, 11 gallons of ultra low-...

Published:Friday | December 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) says that total demand for local currency is expected to increase by $18.1 billion, or 16.5 per cent, leading to an estimated $128.1 billion in circulation for December 2018.The BOJ indicates that the anticipated increase,...

Published:Wednesday | December 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, (CMC) :Leading Barbados Tridents batsman Dwayne Smith says he and other team members are yet to be paid all monies owed from this year's Caribbean Premier League campaign and believes that the situation could hurt the image of...

Published:Wednesday | December 19, 2018 | 4:55 PM

"We have all heard about the chaos and mayhem that characterised life in Jamaica during the 1970s. Our grandparents would have seen then Prime Minister Michael Manley use the 'unprecedented' levels of crime at the time to justify the establishment...

Published:Monday | December 17, 2018 | 6:33 PM

Aquaman (3D)Dive into the vast, visually breathtaking underworld of the seven seas this holiday season with Jason Momoa as the titular character in Warner Bros Pictures' Aquaman.The film reveals the origin of the story of half-human, half Atlantean...

Published:Monday | December 17, 2018 | 6:38 PM

The Palace Amusement Company extends best wishes to all our patrons for the entire holiday season. We look forward to having you with us as we continue to roll out our exciting schedule of films - action, adventure, comedy, romance - something for...

Published:Monday | December 17, 2018 | 6:41 PM

Second ActIf she can do it, you can, too! Value Shop assistant manager Maya Vargas struggles with the frustrations of not having achieved more in life and wants only one thing for her 43rd birthday - a promotion. While her rÈsumÈ may not scream...

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