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Published:Friday | March 23, 2018 | 12:00 AM

QUEEN LATIFAH'S mother, Rita Owens, passed away on Wednesday (March 21) after struggling with a heart condition for over a decade.The rapper and actress announced the sad news in a statement, calling her mother "a bright light"."It is with a heavy...

Published:Friday | March 23, 2018 | 12:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP):Imagine: A pay-per-view steel-cage fight featuring Donald 'Kick His A' Trump versus Joe 'Beat the Hell Out of Him' Biden. Price to tune in? Enough to eliminate the government's deficit.The Republican president and the former...

Published:Thursday | March 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:With the close 48-40 vote against the latest wage offer from the government towards teachers, and the anger that has elicited in the ranks of the Jamaica Teachers' Association (JTA), it is now time for the 'real' teachers in this...

Published:Thursday | March 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Many have asked me why I "bother" with politics, why do I support the Jamaica Labour Party? My simple answer is that I love my country and its people and I want to see better. Prime Minister Andrew Holness expressed it aptly on...

Published:Thursday | March 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Federal Reserve is raising its benchmark interest rate to reflect a solid US economy and signalling that it's sticking with a gradual approach to rate hikes for 2018 under its new chairman, Jerome Powell.The Fed said it expects to increase rates...

Published:Thursday | March 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR,Sir:I wish to urge the Government to not allow a few persons to derail the programme to stabilise and grow our economy by giving in to their high wage demands. I am a civil servant and I am not in management so I am not speaking from a...

Published:Thursday | March 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

HARARE, Zimbabwe, (CMC):West Indies sneaked into next year's World Cup in England, but just barely as heavy rain coupled with a controversial umpiring decision helped them beat Scotland by five runs under Duckworth-Lewis-Stern (DLS) and stage a...

Published:Thursday | March 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR Sir:This is an open Letter to the Prime Minister from the St Thomas Ministers' Fraternity.St Thomas is the only parish which, to date, has not benefited from improved road network - be it highway or otherwise. The South Coast Highway...

Published:Thursday | March 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Caymanas Park racing results for Wednesday, March 21, 2018.Weather: Fine Track: GoodRace 1 1300 M (Purse $600,000) NB5-Y-O...

Published:Wednesday | March 21, 2018 | 11:10 PM

1) Fatty Types of Fish Are The Healthiest:Fatty fish (like salmon, trout, sardines, tuna and mackerel) are higher in fat-based nutrients. This includes the fat-soluble vitamin D and high omega-3 fatty acids, To meet your omega-3 requirements, eating...

Published:Wednesday | March 21, 2018 | 11:07 PM
Published:Wednesday | March 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Twice a silver medallist in 2014, Alia Atkinson will be fine-tuning her swimming skills in time for this year's Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia.Atkinson says that her performance at a meet earlier this month has encouraged her about her...

Published:Wednesday | March 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:For the first in a very long time, I feel a sense of optimism about Jamaica's crime debacle.It was quite encouraging and refreshing to see members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force and Jamaica Defence Force on the roads in Spanish...

Published:Wednesday | March 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

AUSTIN, Texas (AP):Investigators pursuing a suspected serial bomber in the Texas capital shifted their attention yesterday to a FedEx shipping centre near San Antonio where a package exploded on a conveyor belt in the middle of the night and caused...

Published:Wednesday | March 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

If the Andrew Holness administration has its way, dons and other criminal masterminds could be placed on 'watch lists' by the courts and subject to enhanced surveillance and other measures.The prime minister told his parliamentary colleagues...

Published:Wednesday | March 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

When was your last Doctor's Appointment?Your next one could be free of cost, on Sunday, March 25, at 5:30 p.m. in the comfort of your home. If you still have questions after 30 minutes, you can also talk with the doctor ... live.This is the newest...

Published:Wednesday | March 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Lovers who were generous, unselfish, very giving and always look out for the sexual needs of their partners enjoyed a much better sex life, revealed research published in the journal Social Psychological and Personality Science. Researchers studied...

Published:Wednesday | March 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Dwight McBean knows a lot about pipe organs, having been trained for five years in the United Kingdom to maintain and tune the instruments custom-built for the spaces - mostly churches - in which they are installed. As a certified tuner, McBean is...

Published:Wednesday | March 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The answer should be a no-brainer: Who can show a more unified front, the United Kingdom or the 27 disparate countries on the other side of the Brexit negotiating table?In the topsy-turvy world of Britain's divorce negotiations with the European...

Published:Wednesday | March 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Battles over priorities in a huge government-wide spending bill are essentially settled, leaving a scaled-back plan for President Donald Trump's border wall and a huge rail project that pits Trump against Capitol Hill's most powerful Democrat as the...

Published:Wednesday | March 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Investment house Mayberry Investments expects the performance of the Caribbean Cement Company (CCC) to improve with the deal to buy back its assets from immediate parent company Trinidad Cement Limited (TCL)."I expect the earnings to be impacted...

Published:Wednesday | March 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:It is unfortunate that a political representative has shed his cloak of neutrality to all the people of Jamaica and to promulgate the position that Labourites will be better able to have their interests served with a Rural...

Published:Wednesday | March 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:JamaicaEye will work because it not only provides a platform for the security forces to constantly monitor high-traffic or high-crime areas, but it is the perfect opportunity for citizen partnership with the Government.JamaicaEye has...

Published:Wednesday | March 21, 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:Wednesday | March 21, 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...

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