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Published:Wednesday | May 2, 2018 | 11:05 PM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Gleaner columnist Patria Kaye Aarons wrote a column about her recent experience dialling 119 and other numbers when faced with an accident emergency, April 30, 2018, "119, I'm more confused". What was described, would leave any...

Published:Wednesday | May 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM

More than 700 people who are usually unable to afford regular healthcare services were assisted recently at Food For The Poor (FFP) Jamaica and the Lions Club of New Kingston's 10th annual health fair.The health fair, which was held on the grounds...

Published:Wednesday | May 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The executive director of Caribbean Vulnerable Communities Coalition (CVC), Ivan Cruickshank, is supporting the call by Nicolette Henry, minister of education, Republic of Guyana, and chair, PANCAP regional coordinating for increased domestic...

Published:Tuesday | May 1, 2018 | 12:00 AM

"Our diet in this country is mostly of complex carbs. Whether yam, wheat or rice - it is just a Jamaican reality. We have to make the conscious decision to eat in moderation and watch exactly what we are putting in our bodies."

Published:Monday | April 30, 2018 | 11:06 PM

Dear Mr Bassie,I am a Jamaican-born British citizen. I am thinking about returning home to live, but I am not sure if I would pay income tax in Jamaica on income coming from the United Kingdom and whether I would have to pay income tax to the United...

Published:Monday | April 30, 2018 | 11:02 PM
Published:Sunday | April 29, 2018 | 12:00 AM

QUESTION: I am at my wits' end with my job search. I have tried everything from sending out rÈsumÈ to telling people that I am seeking a job. It's now been seven months, and my savings are about depleted. What more can I do?- AnxiousANSWER: Thank...

Published:Saturday | April 28, 2018 | 2:07 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I agree with Dr Peter Phillips. The zones of special operations (ZOSOs) never really made any sense to me in the first place. It is not an effective crime-fighting method.People need policing that will really make them feel safe for...

Published:Saturday | April 28, 2018 | 2:07 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Denise Daley should have learnt from the backlash of a somewhat similar statement made by Ruddy Spencer a month or so ago.Using political platforms to vent grievances is inappropriate and sends the wrong signal to our youths. Many of...

Published:Saturday | April 28, 2018 | 2:05 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:This is an open letter to the newly appointed finance minister and the Financial Services Commission.It has indeed been quite a while since an individual can only contribute a maximum of up to 20 per cent into their existing...

Published:Saturday | April 28, 2018 | 2:04 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Any well-thinking Jamaican who listens critically and objectively would recognise that Peter Phillips' so-called apology for flashing in Parliament TWO middle fingers was all a sham. He did not genuinely recognise the utter...

Published:Saturday | April 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Twenty corporate companies spanning finance, distribution, insurance and tourism have this year registered for Circuit II of the Jamaica Moves Corporate Challenge. Building on the success of the first staging, the Jamaica Moves programme continues...

Published:Saturday | April 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The J. Wray and Nephew Foundation (JWNF) 'Spotlight Sessions' - Focus on Boys workshops for parents, teachers, principals and educators received strong endorsement from participants, who noted that the conversations were long overdue."I think that...

Published:Saturday | April 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania:Calabar's 1990 4x400 metres quartet of Everton Rhoden, Chris Gallimore, Daniel England and Hugh Powell will be inducted into the Penn Relays Wall of Fame today in Philadelphia and England is proud that the team's...

Published:Saturday | April 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

DELHI, India, (CMC):Andre Russell and Sunil Narine sparkled, albeit briefly, but their efforts were not enough as Kolkata Knight Riders crumbled under the pressure of a difficult run chase and tumbled to a 55-run loss in the Indian Premier League...

Published:Saturday | April 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BARCELONA, Spain (AP):Andres Iniesta took two deep breaths, and then said the words that announced his story-book career at Barcelona was coming to an end.In an emotional news conference yesterday attended by most of his team-mates, his family and...

Published:Saturday | April 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Australia's one-point loss to England in the netball final at the Commonwealth Games 2018, and Jamaica's win over New Zealand's Silver Ferns, have left the netball world in a tailspin. Both Australia and New Zealand have never been in this position...

Published:Saturday | April 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

As the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts celebrates International Jazz Day come Monday, students are heavily involved in the showpiece concert on the East Lawns of Devon House. However, true to its education orientation, when...

Published:Saturday | April 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Though it may not seem unusual for children to grow without their fathers in the home, their absence in the households cannot be emphasised enough.Take for example the story of Gina*, a Christian girl who grew up with a strict mother and an absentee...

Published:Friday | April 27, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Caribbean Producers going after businessin cruise sectorCaribbean Producers Jamaica, CPJ, described as the largest local provider of food and services to the hotel sector, wants to extend its reach into the cruise market and is negotiating supply...

Published:Thursday | April 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:This past week, there, was a massive 70th anniversary celebration of the Commonwealth of Nations in England.At a time when Britain is parting ways, politically, with the European Union, she seeks to get closer to her long-time babies...

Published:Thursday | April 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

United States media giant Comcast on Wednesday offered£22 billion (US$30.7 billion) for Sky PLC, topping a bid from Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox and setting up a bidding war for the United Kingdom's biggest satellite television company.Comcast...

Published:Thursday | April 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:The things some public figures use to attract attention! They use controversy to get more followers, comments, and views on social media.Yanique Di Curvy Diva posted a video of her urinating in a bush somewhere in Jamaica. She...

Published:Thursday | April 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

'I'm not say all the proceeds are going towards it (crime), but there is a linkage normally with counterfeit and organised crime... As a branch we will go wherever we need to go to treat with the issue of counterfeit. Wherever the evidence leads,...

Published:Wednesday | April 25, 2018 | 12:00 AM

SAN JUAN (AP):Several unions in Puerto Rico and other groups yesterday sued the federal control board overseeing the US territory's finances and demanded that it be declared unconstitutional.The filing came just days after the board approved seven...

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