Parliament drama - Theatre director checks in on abortion debate in historic fashion
DRAMA UNFOLDED in Gordon House yesterday. Parliamentarians allowed it, but in its wake, they were left with mixed emotions. The 32-year-old Sistren Theatre Collective used drama dubbed 'A Slice of Reality on the Ground' to make a strong case for the legalisation...
- Norman Manley High at it again!
- Electricity theft driving up light bills, says JPS - Power company complains to OUR
- Passport recall - Security ministry says former ministers to lose diplomatic documents
- Community cries for slain pastor
- Prisoner hunger stalls King trial
- JDF short of funding
- 66 Jamaicans join overseas workforce
- Patrons go nuts for 'Bigga'
- Aneika finds a roof - Group builds house for mother of three
Tufton gives sugar update
WESTERN BUREAU: The tendering process for the sale of the island's state-owned sugar factories is on track, according to Minister of Agriculture Dr Christopher Tufton."There have been several expressions of interest, and beyond Friday, we will report...
- EU will continue to support Jamaica, says Ambassador
- Get rid of them! - Customs boss calls for removal of non-performing workers
- Don't fight Church on 'flexi' workweek - Nelson
- Windalco cuts workdays
- Gleaner bloggers take on 'humanure' imports
- Versair files appeal in airport-catering case
- Don't panic, work with us - ACP Frater
- Alston Henry's 43 years of Open Bible service
Super Plus cash crunch - Eight outlets closed, headquarters sold, three stores on market
Faced with supply creditors taking a hard line, soaring costs, collapsing sales and plummeting profits from its once diversified food distribution business, Super Plus Food Stores has shuttered up to eight of its supermarkets and wholesales, sent 600 workers packing...
- JSE nets fourfold profit
- E-Services still to get clients' nod for sale deal
- DBJ selling off assets to focus on lending
- Canadian firm exploring south coast seaplane business venture
- Tax payment now possible at Paymaster
- Wall Street, Jamaica meltdown and offshore banking
- Profits to PanJam investors rise
- Forbes lowers Lee Chin's rank
- FirstCaribbean to open branch in Portmore
- JMMB shares to be retained by Trini bank
- How the BOJ talked big and produced little - Pt I
- Keith Senior
- Government must focus on tax options in Budget
- CSME deadline under threat
- Billionaire Stanford silent in fraud case
- Red Stripe HR director takes on BoJ governor
Powell, Nash back as Jamaica face Barbados
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados(CMC): Embattled West Indies fast bowler Daren Powell will play his first WICB Regional four-day match of the season as Jamaica seek to further thwart Barbados' title hopes when they meet at Kensington Oval today. The Jamaican...
- Bailey-Cole, Evans star at Central
- Globe fishing tourney starts today
- Under-16 basketball semi-finals take spotlight
- Chambers resumes links with Conte
- West Indies women qualify for Super Sixes
- Improving Rhosa Klebb to capture eighth race
- Ken McLachlan passes on
- Here we go again
- Kauto Star for Gold Cup
EDITORIAL - Where is the PNP's morality?
Perhaps by the time the by-election in the West Portland constituency is over, the justices of the Court of Appeal will have delivered the reasons for their decision in the Daryl Vaz/Abe Dabdoub case, and the courts will have fast-tracked other hearings on whether some members...
LETTER OF THE DAY - Strong support for Wehby's views
The Editor, Sir: For many years, Jamaica has toyed with the idea of becoming an international financial centre like The Cayman Islands or Bermuda. We have watched our neighbours prosper from the international financial services industry while our economic growth languished.
- 'Sludge' vs chicken manure
- UWI's role in blood drive
- Unprincipled politics
- Empower, don't criminalise, the Jelly Man
- An absurd JDF policy
- Non-responsive police
- Don't play this game
King Jammy's, 'Computer Paul' welcome JARIA
The Jamaica Reggae Industry Association (JARIA) is only a month old, but there are high expectations for its success.JARIA was formed in February by industry players who came together to plan the activities for Reggae Month. However, the reasons for starting the association...
- Tuff Gong makes reggae donation to National Library
- Pulse names 21 master designers
- Watchmen: what the world needs now
- Joaquin Phoenix leaps into crowd at hip-hop show
- Wine with a Sting
- SOMETHING EXTRA
Toasting women of excellence
Good deeds and hard work should not go unrewarded and in recognition of the work of five outstanding women, the Kiwanis Club of New Kingston hosted its annual Women of Excellence champagne luncheon last Friday, at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel...
- Caribbean educators party at Pollyanna's
- Scotiabank socialises with customers
- Happy birthday, Lady B!
BERMUDA - Consumers pay less for power
HAMILTON, Bermuda (CMC): Householders had to pay less for electricity in January but inflation rose to more than five per cent again, according to latest figures released by government.Belco, the island's sole electricity...
Pope: Vatican made errors in Holocaust denial case
VATICAN CITY (AP): Pope Benedict XVI has made an unusual public acknowledgement of Vatican mistakes and turmoil in his church over an outreach to ultraconservatives that led to his lifting the excommunication of a Holocaust-denying bishop.In an attempt...
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