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BEIJING, China: It was half an hour of heaven for Jamaica at the Bird's Nest as the nation's athletes added four medals to its pile, taking the bounty to nine (four gold, two silver, three bronze) as the IAAF World Championshipsin Beijing, China,...

Banana Ground, Manchester: Joy filled the air in Banana Ground, Manchester yesterday as family members of 200-metre silver medallist Elaine Thompson celebrated her performance at the IAAF World Championships thousands of miles away in Beijing, China....

The IAAF World Championships finals of the women's 200 metres, the 110-metre hurdles for men, and the 100-metre hurdles for women held the attention of Jamaicans who gathered in Half-Way Tree, St Andrew, yesterday to watch the races on the big...

Several secondary ins-titutions across the island have been earmarked for expansion and renovation of classrooms and other amenities at a cost of some $267.5 million.Director of Technical Services in the Ministry of Education Carey Brown said that...

The Ministry of Education is taking steps to facilitate the diagnosis of autism at the early-childhood level and to apply the appropriate responses."We have, in conjunction with the Jamaica Teachers' Association (JTA), reformed and reopened the...

Port Antonio, Portland:A business operator in Port Antonio was left angry after thieves broke into his shop through the roof and stole goods valued at approximately $600,000.According to a police source, the thief, or thieves, broke into ZH Bashment...

BEIJING, China: We've seen it before - when the lights shine brightest, so does Usain Bolt.It's like a movie that you keep watching over and over despite knowing how it ends. Regardless of the occasional plots and subplots, in the end, Bolt always...

If education Minister Reverend Ronald Thwaites has his way, he would rush to the feet of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) seeking to have the requirement to send home teachers who have reached retirement age removed from the current Extended...

The Ministry of Education will be appointing truancy officers as part of a concerted effort to arrest the chronic absenteeism among primary and secondary school students, a problem which is even more pronounced in western Jamaica."We are striking a...

Clearly captivated by the spellbinding exploits of sprint sensation Usain Bolt, a senior political representative out of the United Kingdom (UK) is urging local interests to be more creative in exploiting the value of the famed Jamaican brand to...
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