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Published:Tuesday | March 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The 2018 Beach Road Trip Weekend (BRT Weekend) Tour is all set, and all locations, dates, and artistes confirmed.The first destination will be in the Dominican Republic, May 3 to 6, on Punta Cana's beautiful beaches. The star-studded line-up...

Published:Tuesday | March 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:The opposition leader's consistent reiteration for the need for a comprehensive crime plan is a pipe dream.If the current constitutional and other legislative provisions do not provide the arsenal for a credible plan for crime...

Published:Tuesday | March 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:The Jamaica Teachers' Association (JTA) has rejected the Government's wage offer, and as a non-JTA member, I repudiate the union's decision.Can 84 representatives of the JTA vote on such a delicate matter with 48 voting against...

Published:Monday | March 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

1 Third wives are creating major chaos in some families, and we have been hearing some horror stories. In one particular story, the turmoil is threatening to engulf an entire golf course. Things are playing out loudly and could hit the media in...

Published:Monday | March 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Monday | March 19, 2018 | 3:26 PM
Published:Monday | March 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) :A self-driving Uber vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian in a Phoenix suburb in the first fatality involving a fully autonomous test vehicle, prompting the ride-hailing company yesterday to suspend all road-testing of such...

Published:Sunday | March 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MADRID (AP):Atletico Madrid conceded two late goals in a 2-1 loss at Villarreal yesterday, allowing Barcelona to open an 11-point lead in LaLiga with nine matches remaining.Second-place Atletico looked set to keep pace with Barcelona until Enes Unal...

Published:Thursday | March 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Tucked in the heart of Lucea, Hanover, is Zesh Boutique owned by Cameca Poole. Zesh opened its doors in June 2016, when Poole decided she needed to be her own boss. " I always knew I wanted to own a boutique and be a part of something where I get to...

Published:Thursday | March 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

There's no going around it: women crave attention. Men aren't a bed of roses either, drawing out a list of pet peeves from their female counterparts. But women stir up the pot and take the cake in baking up drama. Let's see if we can stop this cycle...

Published:Friday | March 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Endometriosis is a gynaecological condition that affects a large number of Jamaican women. Severe debilitating pain before and during their menstrual cycle and difficulty becoming pregnant are just a few of the symptoms women suffering from...

Published:Sunday | March 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

There has been an increase in cases of cyber extortion, ransomware, identity theft, and electronic fraud, according to Assistant Superintendent of Police Warren Williams, head ofthe communications department inthe Jamaica Constabulary Force's...

Published:Sunday | March 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Veteran radio host Arnold Kelly has been appointed general manager of the NCU Media Group.His appointment, which becomes effective on April 1, 2018, became necessary because of the resignation of Everett Wiles on May 31 last year.While at the...

Published:Sunday | March 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:For as long as I can remember, l have heard successive govern-ments announce plans to demolish old, deplorable and unsafe buildings in the downtown Kingston area, but like most announcements that do not carry a glitzy PR element,...

Published:Sunday | March 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:According to lead attorney Jacqueline Samuels Brown, the ruling is a confirmation that the INDECOM Act does not give the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) the powers of arrest, and prosecution, of cops, contrary to...

Published:Sunday | March 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I strongly agree that government-issued student loans should be paid back and that there should be consequences, but publishing the names of delinquents won't solve anything.I am a borrower and I have been paying back, but not...

Published:Sunday | March 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):Pedro scored with a header in extra time for Chelsea to advance to the English FA Cup semi-finals with a 2-1 win at Leicester City yesterday.Chelsea next faces Southampton at Wembley Stadium after new manager Mark Hughes' side beat Wigan...

Published:Friday | March 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I am surprised and confused about Trevor Munroe's utterances on the public outing of delinquent borrowers of the Students' Loan Bureau (SLB) and dissimilar urgency to reveal the identities of wealthy persons who owe taxes to the...

Published:Friday | March 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:It would appear that Georgia Waugh Richards is being wrongly advised, as her stance does not reflect the majority of public-sector teachers. Just take a look at the number of teachers who actually participated in the sick-out.While...

Published:Friday | March 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I hate to always pick on the good finance minister, Audley Shaw, but did I hear him mention in the recent sitting of the House of Representatives that he would like to impose upon the people of Jamaica a small tax on all electricity...

Published:Friday | March 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I am very disappointed with the results of the intervention of the security forces in solving crime in Jamaica. It's not rocket science!The main hindrance to providing pertinent information is that people in the communities are too...

Published:Friday | March 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

NYON, Switzerland (AP):In a rematch of last season's Champions League final, title holders Real Madrid were paired with Juventus in the quarter-finals draw yesterday.Madrid will travel to Turin for the first leg on April 3 against the Italian...

Published:Friday | March 16, 2018 | 4:23 PM
Published:Friday | March 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Andre De Grasse has made the decision to withdraw from the 2018 Commonwealth Games in order to be better prepared for a full outdoor season. After a 2017 season that ended with a hamstring injury, De Grasse began training for the 2018 season...

Published:Thursday | March 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

INDIAN WELLS, California (AP):Roger Federer defeated Jeremy Chardy of France 7-5, 6-4 in the fourth round of the BNP Paribas Open on Wednesday, and at 15-0, the world's top-ranked men's player is off to his best start since 2006.The 36-year-old...

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