Christmas wish-list from the inner city
Even though few would readily admit it, many of us have a less than flattering view of people who live in Jamaica's inner-city communities. After all, with the constant reports of gang fighting and lawlessness, it sometimes seems ...
Rain ruins ODI opener in Pakistan
RAWALPINDI, Pakistan (CMC): WEST INDIES captain Brian Lara said his side was already looking ahead to the second one-day international (ODI), after the opening game of the five-match series was rained out yesterday.
EDITORIAL - The Air J dilemma
It is always so much easier to spend other people's money - and to lose it. It is easier still when it is taxpayers' money and accountability is not consistent and immediate.
Marley lyrics fetch US$72,000 at auction
NEW YORK (Reuters) A notebook containing handwritten lyrics by reggae star Bob Marley sold for US$72,000 at an auction of rock and pop memorabilia at Christie's on Monday. The Marley notebook, along with a handwritten poem by Doors...
PUBLIC enemy #1 - The female Anopheles mosquito
About now, the infected female mosquito of the species, Anopheles, is public enemy number one. She could be carrying dangerous strains of the Plasmodium - a parasitic, single-cell organism - linked to the parasitic, protozoan infection known as malaria.
FIJI: Military stages coup, fourth in 20 years
SUVA (Reuters): Fiji's military took over running the country in a bloodless overthrow yester-day after confining the elected prime minister to his home in the South Pacific island nation's fourth coup in 20 years.