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Published:Friday | June 5, 2015 | 12:00 AM

Following a groundswell of positive feedback and requests from a growing fan base both locally and overseas, Family and Faith Magazine will be moving away from newsprint and introducing a new, sleek glossy bi-monthly keepsake magazine.According to...

Published:Thursday | June 4, 2015 | 11:12 PM

The Ministry of Education continues to be swamped with complaints from parents lamenting the "exorbitant fees" that schools are charging for graduation packages.In a release Wednesday, the ministry recommended that "all measures should be...

Published:Thursday | June 4, 2015 | 11:09 PM

With a focus on improving the standard of customer service in public sector entities across the island, the Ministry of Local Government and Community Development is to embark on an extensive customer service training programme which will be...

Published:Thursday | June 4, 2015 | 12:00 AM

Williams, Hughesshine in 100mThe University of Technology's Christania Williams and Zharnel Hughes of the High Performance Centre stood tall at last Saturday's third Jamaica Administrative Athletics Association All Comers track and field meet at the...

Published:Thursday | June 4, 2015 | 12:00 AM

Jamaican fans breathed a sigh of relief on Saturday when double world champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce won the 100 metres at the Prefontaine Classic. Her usual rocket start propelled her to a world-leading time of 10.81 seconds. They shouldn't have...

Published:Thursday | June 4, 2015 | 12:00 AM

ROME, Italy:Only four women has ever dipped below 10.70 seconds in the 100m and having made no secret about her ambitions to join that club, World and Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce is fairly confident that this might be her year.Fraser-...

Published:Thursday | June 4, 2015 | 12:00 AM

ROME, Italy:American speedster Justin Gatlin has enjoyed a dominant two years in both sprints, but he doesn't think he's the favourite for gold at this Summer's IAAF World Championships, even if he believes he's the man to beat - now.Gatlin ended...

Published:Thursday | June 4, 2015 | 12:00 AM

Track Condition : Dirt : GoodRace 1 1820 M (Purse $462,000) 3-Y-O...

Published:Thursday | June 4, 2015 | 12:00 AM

Toni Jacobs has a passion for technology and education. It is that passion that landed her a top job at Rediker Software, a United States-based (US) company which provides school-management software to more than 2,000 schools worldwide and is ranked...

Published:Thursday | June 4, 2015 | 12:00 AM

ROSEAU, Dominica (CMC):Life for West Indies in the post-Shiv Chanderpaul era began disastrously when they were bowled out for 148 in their first innings yesterday on the opening day of the first Test against Australia.Opting to bat first in good...

Published:Thursday | June 4, 2015 | 12:00 AM

Beef minceBeef mince is easy to come by at this time in supermarkets and meat shops across the island.The asking price per pound in supermarkets and delicatessen establishments is $350, while meat shops or butcher stalls will ask as little as $180...

Published:Thursday | June 4, 2015 | 12:00 AM

The ScotiaFoundation and Jimmy Cliff Foundation satisfied palates at Monday's fundraising dinner, Many Rivers to Cross for our Children, at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel.The menu featured a series of classics which were superb with each bite. The...

Published:Thursday | June 4, 2015 | 12:00 AM

Recently, I was meeting with an attorney-at-law and member of the Jamaican Privy Council, an encounter which gave me an idea of how we could have a Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ)-Judicial Committee of the Privy Council compromise. The idea is to...

Published:Thursday | June 4, 2015 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:With what seems like an insurmountable amount of international pressure on the global football governing body (FIFA), the head of the organisation has decided to step down. Now, let me be clear, FIFA has its problems, I am the first...

Published:Thursday | June 4, 2015 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:What passes for journalism in Jamaica never ceases to amaze me. While I may give a free pass to a young 'wet-behind-the-ears' journalist for not doing his or her basic homework, that very low standard cannot be allowed in an '...

Published:Thursday | June 4, 2015 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:It is sad that those who mould minds, attend to the sick, and serve and protect, have to be bending backwards to perform miracles daily for only two pence. Wage freeze after wage freeze, lasting over half a decade, has virtually...

Published:Thursday | June 4, 2015 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Consumers in this country are taken for granted too much. I am sickened by the unprofessionalism and the little regard we have for deadlines. My complaint is centred on the fact that there has been yet another delay in the...

Published:Thursday | June 4, 2015 | 12:00 AM

Joy, excitement and pride were just a few of the emotions bursting from the 125 National Youth Orchestra of Jamaica (NYOJ) students performing for a generous crowd at Hope Gardens in St Andrew on Sunday. Students from 23 different schools 'United in...

Published:Thursday | June 4, 2015 | 12:00 AM

As I watched the hungry, elderly lady clutch an apple given to her by her visitor, I was gripped with compassion.Wished I could've helped also. But she was thousands of miles away. As the television camera did a close-up, her lips parted with a...

Published:Thursday | June 4, 2015 | 12:00 AM

Showtime will join rival HBO with an online streaming service for those that don't want to pay for cable.The cable channel said Wednesday that it will begin streaming in July for US$10.99 a month on all Apple devices, including the iPad, iPhone and...

Published:Wednesday | June 3, 2015 | 2:19 PM

The Ministry of Health is moving this year to design a ten-year development plan to ensure the realignment of primary health care with the population growth and the shifts in burden of disease over the last three decades."It will require not only...

Published:Wednesday | June 3, 2015 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I usually allow your columnists to express their views without any inter-vention or response. However, I feel compelled to respond to the inferences contained in the column 'Politics behind Nation-Growth squeeze', authored by Aubyn...

Published:Wednesday | June 3, 2015 | 12:00 AM

Murders are at a five-year high, according to Derrick Smith, the opposition spokesman on national security.Smith, speaking in the House of Representatives yesterday, said that Jamaica is currently experiencing a spiralling crime situation."Up to...

Published:Wednesday | June 3, 2015 | 12:00 AM

With the assistance of Scotiabank, the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI) will have its medical capacity boosted for the 13th consecutive year, with the purchase of high-tech equipment to facilitate breathing in coma patients, and those...

Published:Wednesday | June 3, 2015 | 12:00 AM

FIFA boss Sepp Blatter shocked the football world yesterday when he announced his intention to stand down, but he could remain head of the organisation until next March.Blatter has been under intense pressure to resign since United States...

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