SWEEP: Kaliese breaks medal drought, 200m trifecta pushes medal tally to 18

GLASGOW, Scotland: Usain Bolt should make his first appearance today here as Kaliese Spencer broke an eight-year medal drought and Rasheed Dwyer led Jamaica's latest medal sweep yesterday, adding two more shiny gold medals to the island's 2014 Commonwealth Games tally....

Attorneys to challenge Government on new laws

THE JAMAICAN Bar Association has said it will, at the start of the next court session in September, bring a constitutional challenge against legislation passed by the Upper House on Wednesday subjecting attorneys-at-law to report suspicious transactions...

Ah, rain at last!... but we're still experiencing drought, says Met Service

Many Jamaicans jumped for joy yesterday as heavy rains drenched sections of the country for the first time in months...

PM: We can overcome against all odds

Jamaicans are being urged to rise above the challenges and emulate the resilient attitude of leaders who fought for freedom of the country.Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller, in her Emancipation Day message, said that the country has come a far way...

Cops on INDECOM charges vow to appeal conviction

The eight Jamaica Constabulary (JCF) officers convicted for disobeying a lawful notice from the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) have indicated that they will fight their conviction.Immediately after the seven men and one woman were...

Symbol of solidarity - Denham Town-Tivoli Gardens unity march to heal wounds

Residents of several west Kingston communities are to walk through the capital's crime hotspots today as a symbol of solidarity in reclaiming their communities from the grip of gangs, crime ...

Advocate hopes disabilities bill will remove all handicaps

Donald Taylor gets about using crutches. He has to concentrate when standing and balancing the weight of his body as he also wears a brace on his left leg. This has been his reality for all his life, since he became disabled at six months old ...

Businesses, churches to work on being more disabled-friendly

Several agencies have thrown their support behind the disabilities bill passed in the House of Representatives on Tuesday, which is to provide legislative backbone for the rights of persons with disabilities to be recognised.The Jamaica Bankers...

Militant Maidstone stalwart to get national honours

From it was established by the Moravians from Germany in 1840 as a free village for newly emancipated enslaved Africans, Maidstone in Manchester has remained a quaint mountaintop northwest Manchester community, with the Nazareth Moravian Church ...

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