Slack song ban -
Kartel's 'Rampin' Shop' among explicit lyrics outlawed
The Broadcasting Commission of Jamaica, the watchdog over the island's electronic media, yesterday banned radio and television stations from airing songs with content deemed explicitly sexual and violent, even if concealed by bleeps.
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- Senate adopts Montreal Convention
- Police await formal local complaints against Smith
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Jacks Hill fire was worst ever in area
With high flames and thick black smoke which created soot into houses, residents of Jacks Hill in Upper St Andrew are describing a fire that burned all day Thursday into yesterday morning as one of the worst of its kind in nearly 40 years.
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Cricket draws luxury line to Kingston
WESTERN BUREAU:Kingston would not have made it on the radar of the English luxury line that made an inaugural stop at the Kingston Wharves yesterday had it not been for cricket.The six-star vessel, housing 250 cricket...
West Indies forge ahead
After restricting England to a first innings total of 318, the West Indies, behind centuries from captain Christopher Gayle and Ramnaresh Sarwan and useful scores from Brendan Nash and Denesh Ramdin, closed the third day...
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- Elite cricketers back 'referrals'
- Leewards routed for 75
- Bet on Twentyfirstofjune
- Maragh doubles to remain in touch
- Leaders August Town face Cavalier in top clash
- Cricket lovely cricket
- Windalco determined to beat Jamalco
- Atherton: 'Warne was the most outstanding'
- Lakers snap another Boston streak
- US team to host bone-marrow drive for Williams' wife
- USA Swimming suspends Phelps
- Lucozade flows for GC Foster athletes
- Performer of the week: Solid Hinds lifts Jamaica
- In your neighbourhood
Parenting and schooling
At Wednesday's Gleaner Editors' Forum, Nadine Molly, president of the Association of Principals and Vice-Principals, made the teachers' frustration with their assessment very clear.She said: "The parents have abdicated...
LETTER OF THE DAY - House members should receive failing grades
The Editor, Sir:I have been present at most of the sittings of the parliamentary subcommittee reviewing the proposed change to current abortion legislation.Apart from the very early sittings...
- Misplaced philantrophy
- Please, go in peace
- Horn-blowing NTCS drivers
- Debased subculture
- You can't fix stupid
- Education audit
Miley Cyrus embroiled in another photo controversy
NEW YORK (AP): Miley Cyrus is responding to criticism that she mocked Asians in a photograph of the tween star stretching the corners of her eyes."In NO way was I making fun of any ethnicity!" Cyrus wrote yesterday in a posting on her official website.
LET'S talk ... LIFE: Moving on after redundancy
Dear Counsellor: The world is in an economic crisis and people are losing their jobs. What can one do to cope in these troubled times?
No harm in charms
Jazzing up your image with bold, edgy jewellery doesn't preclude embracing the inner you. But how can you let out the concert-goer, hip-hop enthusiast or beauty queen hopeful in your chains...
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