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Published:Monday | June 22, 2015 | 12:00 AM

VINA DEL MAR, Chile:REGGAE BOY midfielder Je-Vaughn Watson has hailed his teammates for their showing against Argentina in the Copa America, even though they went down 1-0."I thought the Boyz did well tonight against a good Argentina team, with a...

Published:Monday | June 22, 2015 | 12:00 AM

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC):West Indies cricket legend Sir Vivian Richards yesterday recalled the epic day 40 years ago when he was a member of the great West Indies team which won the first-ever Cricket World Cup staged in England.The Caribbean side...

Published:Sunday | June 21, 2015 | 12:00 AM

Title: Nothing's MatAuthor: Erna BrodberPublisher: UWI Press, Mona, JamaicaErna Brodber takes a worn subject and weaves a tapestry of brilliant wordplay and compelling historicity. Nothing's Mat scores on multiple levels. It traces Brodber's family...

Published:Sunday | June 21, 2015 | 12:00 AM

One of the most commonly accepted inaccuracies in Jamaican society is the notion that Jamaican fathers 'don't mind him youth dem'. As more and more research is done and statistics become available, the revelation becomes clearer that fathers have...

Published:Sunday | June 21, 2015 | 12:00 AM

There is a rum-bar story about various organs in the body fighting for rulership. The brain and heart were favourites, with the brain being the most vocal. Eventually, the anus won, not because he talked; but he shut up and got noticed.The moral of...

Published:Sunday | June 21, 2015 | 12:00 AM

The recently launched Red Stripe Beer Ballaz promotion has been creating a lot of buzz islandwide. The promotion, which ends on June 30, has already awarded 70 winners of $50,000 each, five winners of $500,000 each, and another five winners of home-...

Published:Sunday | June 21, 2015 | 12:00 AM

The Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Commission (BGLC) is to launch an online registration window for both the application and renewal of licences.The online registration and payment system should be ready by September and will work much like a typical...

Published:Sunday | June 21, 2015 | 12:00 AM

As business profess-ionals, we often fall into the trap of treating our colleagues as if they manage their time in the same way.Recent research by Dr Brigitte Claessens from the Netherlands reveals the truth: professionals differ in the way they...

Published:Sunday | June 21, 2015 | 12:00 AM

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade hosted the 6th Biennial Jamaica Diaspora Conference from June 13 to 18 at the Montego Bay Conference Centre.The conference saw the highest attendance in its short history of 3,000 persons. By any...

Published:Sunday | June 21, 2015 | 12:00 AM

QUESTION: I was recently doing some research on how to invest in Jamaica; that's when I saw your article about mutual funds. But, for me, I don't have the capital to start investing in mutual funds. The question I would like to ask is, where can I...

Published:Sunday | June 21, 2015 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):Thousands marched in central London yesterday to protest against the British government's austerity programmes and spending cuts in a massive show of force meant to win attention to the plight of the poor.The march began with a festive...

Published:Sunday | June 21, 2015 | 12:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP):The black Church has long been the cornerstone and sanctuary for African-American life. It has also long been a target for racists and white supremacists trying to strike blows against the African-American psyche.The latest attack...

Published:Sunday | June 21, 2015 | 12:00 AM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP):Google plans to censor unauthorised nude photos from its influential Internet search engine in a policy change aimed at cracking down on a malicious practice known as 'revenge porn'.The new rules announced last Friday will allow...

Published:Sunday | June 21, 2015 | 12:00 AM

The ScotiaBank Prep School Cricket competition ended in a dream final for Quest Prep, which defeated former champion Hydel Prep by 10 runs to claim the championship for the first time.The final was held last Friday at the Lucas Cricket Club in...

Published:Sunday | June 21, 2015 | 12:00 AM

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP):Brazil said yesterday it would appeal Neymar's four-game suspension that rules him out of the rest of the Copa AmÈrica.The Brazilian confederation's "legal department will file a counterpoint to Neymar's sanction," coach Dunga...

Published:Sunday | June 21, 2015 | 12:00 AM

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Published:Saturday | June 20, 2015 | 11:10 PM

BEIJING (AP):Heavy storms that swept through several southern Chinese provinces this past week killed 18 people and left four more missing.The storms have dumped more than 20 centimetres (nearly eight inches) of rainfall in 48 hours on some towns,...

Published:Saturday | June 20, 2015 | 11:05 PM
Published:Saturday | June 20, 2015 | 11:03 PM

According to Forbes.com, the majority of people are unhappy in their jobs. It quotes one study indicating that "a full 74 per cent of people would today consider finding a new job".An Accenture study cited, reported that the reasons for workers...

Published:Saturday | June 20, 2015 | 12:00 AM

Q Doc, I am a guy of 20 with a problem. I tend to climax a little too quickly whenever I am with a girl. This is annoying.Now Doctor, I have discovered that if I have just one drink - like a can of beer - before going to bed with the young lady,...

Published:Saturday | June 20, 2015 | 12:00 AM

"WHAT SHOULD I do with my life?" Today, many of us are asking this question, but consider this: Do you realise that it is okay to ask God for advice on any area of your life? James 1:5 NLT, says, "If you need wisdom, ask our generous God, and He...

Published:Saturday | June 20, 2015 | 12:00 AM

Curtis Messado, a room technician at the Secrets Resorts and Spa, Montego Bay, is today a man who is unabashed about his strident faith in God, whom he believes has provided a safe haven ( his job), a wonderful family, and has been the chief surgeon...

Published:Saturday | June 20, 2015 | 12:00 AM

For any event, the total experience is what sets it apart, and Smirnoff is well known the world over for creating amazing and unforgettable party experiences.The brand has joined forces with the MAPS (Music and Pool Series) team to deliver a...

Published:Saturday | June 20, 2015 | 12:00 AM

VINA DEL MAR, Chile:THEY haven't had a kick as yet. That's how it is, just part of the game. Not everybody can play.For the Reggae Boyz, who have not yet had a piece of the action at Copa America 2015, staying inspired is paramount as they itch for...

Published:Saturday | June 20, 2015 | 12:00 AM

VINA DEL MAR, Chile:DEFEATING Argentina looks near impossible. But one of the Reggae Boyz with a key role to play in that gargantuan Copa America task, central defender Michael Hector, believes that if Jamaica plays to its strengths and tightens up...

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