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Published:Friday | July 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Jamaica exploring diaspora bondto finance disaster recoveryThe World Bank recommended in a new report released this week that the Jamaican Government explore the diaspora and catastrophe bond markets as a disaster risk financing strategy.But it also...

Published:Thursday | July 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Kawhi Leonard saga in San Antonio is over. So is DeMar DeRozan's time in Toronto.An NBA summer blockbuster got pulled off yesterday, with the Spurs sending Leonard to the Raptors as part of a four-player deal that has DeRozan heading to San...

Published:Thursday | July 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Caymanas Park Racing ResultsWeather: GoodTrack: FineRace 1 800 M (S) (Purse $600,000) NB5-Y-O...

Published:Wednesday | July 18, 2018 | 11:17 PM

WESTERN BUREAU:Prime Minister Andrew Holness has expressed an intention to review the process involved in the approval of building permits, which he believes is being negatively affected by territorial behaviour exhibited at the local government...

Published:Wednesday | July 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Hotel Transylvania 3It is summer, and everyone needs a vacation. Our favourite monster family embarks on a luxury monster cruise to give Drac a break from providing everyone else's vacation at the hotel.It's smooth sailing for the monster pack as...

Published:Wednesday | July 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Motivational speaker, entrepreneur and media personality Krystal Tomlinson has been the topic of discussion over the past few days in the media. It is not because of her lovely 'Good Gas Monday' sessions, her business acumen, or the...

Published:Wednesday | July 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Aloun Assamba's long-term support of Jamaican popular music was evident at Monday's official launch of Tribute to the Greats 2018, held at Strathairn Avenue, St Andrew.But while Assamba spoke warmly of her experiences with Jamaican music while...

Published:Wednesday | July 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

British Prime Minister Theresa May faced more rebellion in Parliament on Tuesday over her plans for the country's exit from the European Union, with lawmakers voting on a Brexit trade bill a day after she narrowly avoided a parliamentary defeat.Pro-...

Published:Wednesday | July 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Increased cooperation on criminal matters between Jamaica and the Kingdom of Belgium is to be strengthened.This follows approval of the Mutual Assistance (Criminal Matters) (Foreign States) (Kingdom of Belgium) Order, 2018 Resolution by members of...

Published:Wednesday | July 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Equalizer 2Academy Award winner Denzel Washington returns to one of his signature roles in the first sequel of his career. Robert McCall serves unflinching justice for the exploited and oppressed, but how far will he go when it's someone he...

Published:Wednesday | July 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Behind every tradition lies a revolution. On Independence Day, the rise of a country's 12 hours of annual lawlessness commences. This movement began as a simple experiment by the New Founding Fathers of America (NFFA). To push the crime rate below...

Published:Tuesday | July 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:THE UNITED Nations Children's Fund tells us that 2.6 million children (about Jamaica's population) died in their first month of birth (2016), a million of whom died on their first day.These latter deaths were predominantly caused by...

Published:Tuesday | July 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I write this letter to you after just reading about the parliamentary proceedings that involved the current NESOL boss who was revealed to have been convicted of drug trafficking 25 years ago.Mr Editor, I am unequivocally disgusted...

Published:Tuesday | July 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP):In an outburst of national pride and joy, Croatia rolled out a red carpet and staged a euphoric welcome for the national team yesterday despite its loss to France in the FIFA World Cup final.Tens of thousands of people wearing...

Published:Tuesday | July 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

1. Talk about corruption. We need to turn the microscope on people who serve charitable organisations where accountability is literally non-existent and board members really don't care. The concessions and the connections between businesses and the...

Published:Monday | July 16, 2018 | 11:19 PM

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Published:Monday | July 16, 2018 | 11:19 PM

Shipping Association of Jamaica member company Kingston Wharves Limited sponsored the 21st annual general meeting and conference of the Port Management Association of Caribbean (PMAC). It was hosted over three days, from June 27 to June 29, at the...

Published:Monday | July 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The JMMB Group, last week, celebrated its 25th year milestone with its anniversary ceremony and party at an invitation-only event, dubbed 'El Amor Vive! Love Lives', in keeping with the company's culture, which is built on the vision of love. The...

Published:Monday | July 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):Novak Djokovic acknowledged that he was worried. His coach was, too.Could Djokovic ever return to the top of tennis? To the heights he had already reached? Could he put aside the time lost to a painful right elbow that required surgery...

Published:Sunday | July 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

I got the following letter, which I cannot reproduce in its entirety, as its use of several expletives makes it unreadable to a large section of Jamaicans. But it carries a popular sentiment. He was writing in response to the article 'Human rights...

Published:Sunday | July 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

PHILADELPHIA (AP):The United States homeland security secretary said yesterday there are no signs that Russia is targeting this year's midterm elections with the same "scale or scope" it targeted the 2016 presidential election.Department of Homeland...

Published:Sunday | July 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

JARABLUS (AP):When Hikmat's mother managed to sneak back into their home city of Aleppo, now controlled by government forces, she found a single word spray-painted in red on their house: 'Confiscated.' Same with the family store and another house....

Published:Saturday | July 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MOSCOW (AP):Kylian Mbappe has electrified the World Cup with his speed and youthful exuberance. Luka Modric has coolly controlled matches in Russia with his graceful play in the middle.Whether France win their second title in 20 years or Croatia...

Published:Saturday | July 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Chairman of the Jamaica Special Economic Zone Authority (JSEZA), Metry Seaga, says the Special Economic Zones (SEZ) landscape, when fully mature, will boast "many billions in investments" and hundreds of thousands of jobs in a range of sectors,...

Published:Saturday | July 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Sprinting great Usain Bolt and former Reggae Boyz captain Ricardo 'Bibi' Gardner are now in Russia ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup final, set for the Luzhniki Stadium tomorrow.Bolt, a brand ambassador for FIFA sponsors Hublot, will be in the stands...

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