Trinidad bound - Jamaican drug mules rush to the twin-island republic
More and more Jamaican drug mules are heading to Trinidad as their first stop in the continuing effort to smuggle ganja into North America and Europe. Local and international law-enforcement agencies are now looking at this new gateway which is attracting an increasing number of drug mules.
- Yvonne's dilemma - Millions lost on the market
- Runaway or kidnapped - Cops laid-back on missing children file?
- New data collection system for public hospitals
- VJH critical care unit struggling... lacks equipment, personnel
- KSAC appeals to PM - Council seeks intervention
Double murder in St Catherine
The St Catherine North police were hit with their second double murder in 24 hours and are baffled by the sudden upsurge of multiple killings in that division.
- Posthumous OJ for Wycliffe
- 'Ginalship' not stopping corporate giving
- Forgotten history - Memories of the Morant Bay Rebellion
- JN awards Mona School of Business scholar
Car loans declines - Banks willing to lend, but borrowers shy
Riding the bullish auto market that was in play up to 2007, and for a time in 2008, commercial banks, in this wave of consumerism, became accustomed to doing booming business from car loans.
- Employers, union on collision course over leave pay
- Scotia going after millionaire clients
- More cuts for bank rates
- Are motor insurance affinity schemes all hype?
- Choosing the right stocks to buy with $250,000 - Questions from a young prospective investor
- Lightly regulated markets versus social good
- Billionaire among six nabbed in inside trading case
Advantage Australia - Sunshine Girls beaten 53-51
Jamaica's Sunshine Girls went down 53-51 to Australia in the opening game of their two-Test National Commercial Bank Sunshine Series at the National Indoor Sports Centre yesterday.
- Man U back on top
- Premier League clubs lament low gate receipts
- Taylor 'on top of the world'
- Briefs - Hermon Spoerri double wicket today
- T&T look to maintain winning streak
- All set for CJ Sports Pro 15/15
- A toast to champions past
- Sweet revenge for St James
- Impressive run by Al Fouzia
- Excelsior humbles Calabar
- Hyde goes to Mexico
- Bell/Ziadie Memorial matches on tomorrow
- Arnett, BT in big clash
EDITORIAL - The PM should listen to Mr Livshits
As the country's leaders are wont to boast, Jamaica has a proud and enviable record of paying its creditors. But there comes a time when people have to face reality, put aside pride and sentiment and acquiesce to the pragmatic. Jamaica is close to, if not already there, such a circumstance.
- Rationalise public justice system
- China to overtake US economy
- Tackling electricity theft
- A good year for track and field?
Letter of the Day - Why arrest this woman?
The Editor, Sir: I often wonder if the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) has a public relations department or if members use common sense in carrying out their duties. The fact that the police have charged Carolyn Bygrave, who, by all accounts, is deemed to be a Good Samaritan, can be classified as simply a stupid act.
'Two Can Play' revival an ode to Rhone
While the passionate playwright Trevor Rhone may have completed his final act on Earth, his creative torch is still being carried on today with the staging of the award-winning Two Can Play.
- 'I Man Born Ya' written in pre-1976 election optimism ... then Pluto Shervington migrates, but still a committed Jamaican
- Jazzy Jennifer - American superstar confirmed for Jamaica Jazz and Blues at Toronto launch
- Musicians among 2009 Musgrave medallists - Paulette Bellamy awarded silver; Marguerite Vernon bronze
- 15-y-o modelling sensation Shena Moulton leaves Paris buzzing
- Sonny Bradshaw:a musical tour de force
- Shervington moves to 'Kingston 21'
- Glenmuir High cops top festival award
Gold for Warner-Lewis, silver for Miller - Writers among 2009 Musgrave medallists
In her reply on behalf of the 12 awardees at last Wednesday's Musgrave Medals Award ceremony, gold medal awardee for literature, Professor Maureen Warner-Lewis, noted "how taken aback I was to read the letter" informing her of the honour.
- SUNDAY SAUCE - The president and the jackass (Part 2)
- The Love Chronicles with Kristine Atterbury - Light and Dark
- UTech establishes new Faculty of Science and Sport
- UWI notebook - Discovering the link between 'bush tea' and liver disease
- One on one with Ambassador Brenda LaGrange Johnson - A life of privilege changed by chance (Part 1)
- You, Inc - Become the CEO of your own career!
China celebrates sixty big ones!
Such is the mystique and popularity of the People's Republic of China, that the celebrations of its 60th anniversary just keep coming. The latest was hosted by the Jamaica China Friendship Association (JCFA) on Sunday October 11 at the exquisite Jade Garden Restaurant.
- DOCTOR'S ADVICE - Not satisfied in bed
- What a Jubilee!
- JMA salutes excellence
- When beauty and fashion combined
- An event to remember
- Welcome home, Asafa!
- MY DOWN TIME WITH ...Lennox Lewis
- ASK MOLLY
- CUMI fund-raisers fêted
The role of citizens
You should have expected it. So here it is: The Role of the Citizen, the balancing sequel to last week's 'The role of the Government'. What I didn't expect was the re-opening of parliamentary debate on the Charter of Rights right after publishing The role of Government and just ahead of today's piece on the role of the citizen.
- Time to 'run wid it'
- Good values and positive attitudes
- The war over religion
- The IMF: Comparing Jamaica and the Dominican Republic
Soldiers start critical offensive against Taliban
Pakistani soldiers attac-ked militant bases in the main al-Qaida and Taliban stronghold along the Afghan border yesterday as the nuclear-armed country launched its most critical offensive yet against insurgents threatening its stability.
Oh dummy - Unsung hero of safety
He's BEEN behind the steering wheel of every brand of vehicle you can imagine and has crashed them all! It may sound a little reckless but consider it a labour of love and for safety's sake. That's the life of the motor world's unsung hero - the crash-test dummy.