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Kingston College players celebrate winning their 16th manning title after defeating Jamaica College 5-4 on penalities at the Stadium East field this evening.

Kingston College are Manning Cup Champions

Kingston College claimed the 2021-22 ISSA Digicel Manning Cup title after defeating reigning champions Jamaica College 5-4 on penalties in the final this evening. The game finished 1-1 in regulation time after KC took the lead through Christopher...
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St Catherine police nab robbery suspect, urge victims to report to them

The Catherine South Police are appealing to robbery victims in the division to make an official report. A man alleged to be a major player in a series of robberies was arrested during a series of operations in Newland, Portmore, St Catherine on...
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Sandra Garick, CEO of the Real Estate Board.

DEVELOPERS IN CROSS HAIRS Premium

The files of six developers have been handed over to the police for them to be investigated for various alleged crimes, the Real Estate Board (REB) has disclosed, as regulatory state agencies come under scrutiny for their work. The REB’s chief...
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‘WORTH THE SACRIFICE’ Premium

The targeted swelling of the ranks of the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) through its Jamaica National Service Corps (JNSC) has been a lightning rod for critics adamant that it is a political tool that has diluted the quality of the army. But Rear...
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Howard Mitchell.

Mitchell wants greater focus on human capital Premium

Howard Mitchell loves Jamaica. Passionately. Jamaica has always been the bright, beautiful and feisty girl he wants to marry. He has worked to please her, win her love, and finally gets her to say “I do”. After a rapturous honeymoon, all he wants...
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Man freed of firearm offences after a year in jail

A man who spent a year in custody on false charges brought against him by the police wept in court last week when the judge told him he was free to go. “Unno don’t know what I went through,” was all 34-year-old barber Xavier Thompson, of a Kingston...
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Kingston College players celebrate the moment when they were crowned ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup Champions with a 5-4 penalty shootout win over former champions, Jamaica College, at the Stadium East field yesterday.

Bernard’s KC worked hard on penalties ahead of 16th title win

THE ISSA/DIGICEL Manning Cup trophy has returned to North Street after Kingston Kingston (KC) defeated champions Jamaica College (JC) 5-4 on penalties in the final at the St Stadium East field yesterday. This, after both schools played out an...
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Gibson appointed head coach of Yorkshire

YORKSHIRE, England (CMC): FORMER WEST Indies all-rounder Ottis Gibson has been announced as the new head coach of English County Cricket club Yorkshire, on a three-year deal. The Barbadian will start his new job at the end of February, once his...
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Anthony Dunn, COO of SSL Ventures.

Microfinance Group offers to buy SSL Ventures for $38m

Listed junior market company SSL Venture Capital Jamaica Limited, SSL Ventures, has received a takeover offer that could see the acquiring party purchasing 100 per cent shareholding in the company, in a deal expected to close in early April. The...
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WiPay enters the metaverse

Regional payment portal provider WiPay Caribbean, which has been ramping up its business in Jamaica in recent times, hopes to later this year offer its clients in Jamaica and elsewhere in the Caribbean, the opportunity to use its payment platform...
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Usain Bolt (left) and Nugent’ NJ’ Walker Jr released ‘Country Yutes’ in September of last year. Retired from sprinting, Bolt said he’s looking to earn other titles and records.

‘I never thought of myself as a hero’ – Usain Bolt

More than a month after Opposition Senator Floyd Morris called for a motion for Usain Bolt to be declared a national hero, the Jamaican sprint legend said that he is humbled to know there are people who hold him in such high regard but that he...
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‘Work’ creator says Shenseea’s ‘Lick’ is a hit

In 1999, producer Anastas ‘Pupa Nas-T’ Hackett got tingles while making Work, recorded by soca star Denise Belfon. He associates the feeling with a sure hit song, which he said he felt when he heard Shenseea’s Lick, which samples the track. Lick...
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Editorial | Crime, SOEs and Rear Admiral Wemyss Gorman

The new, and first female head of the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF), Rear Admiral Antonette Wemyss Gorman, should explain more precisely what it is about the declaration of states of emergency that makes them especially effective in crime-fighting,...
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Klandine Thomas | Desecrating the ‘lungs’ of Jamaica: Cockpit Country

The Forestry Department has designated the Cockpit Country as falling within five parishes: St James, St Elizabeth, Trelawny, Manchester and St Ann, while also bordering on the cusp of Hanover, Westmoreland and Clarendon. The Cockpit spans five...
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Lawsuit claims man detained for being born in Jamaica

OCALA, Florida (AP): A Florida man filed a federal lawsuit last Thursday against a sheriff and his deputies, claiming he was illegally detained for no other reason than being born in Jamaica. Neville Brooks was a lawful permanent United States...
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UNITED STATES | Changes unveiled to attract foreign science, tech students

The Biden administration on Friday announced policy changes to attract international students specializing in science, technology, engineering and math – part of the broader effort to make the United States economy more competitive. The State...
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In kids’ book, Sotomayor asks: Who have you helped today?

WASHINGTON (AP) “Whom have I helped today?” That’s the question Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor tells kids she asks herself every night before she goes to sleep. Her new children’s book, Just Help! How to Build a Better World, challenges kids...
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The end of education is character

EDUCATION MUST result in purifying one’s perceptions. It must develop and coordinate moral and spiritual urges and ensure good character. While discriminating between ‘good’ and ‘bad’, the educated person must apply the criterion of service to...
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There is a light, in the side mirrors, that flashes whenever an object, in the driver’s blindspot, is located.

Subaru Forester pushing safety above all

Before safety was a big thing in vehicles, I remember reading about Volvo patenting the V-type three-point safety belt in 1959. It was a move that revolutionised the automobile world, as now, it is present in every vehicle. Continuing with that...
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Sweeney’s passion for restoring classical vehicles

Omar Sweeney’s interest in car restoration developed at a tender age, and this was partly due to his father, who modified vehicles, so he channeled his skill and experience into a favourite pastime. “I would consider what I do as more restoration...
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Supermodel Nini Amerlise with her Breakout Model of the Year trophy from the 2021 Ghana Model Awards.

Changing the face of fashion

Positively impacting the diaspora through fashion, Supermodel Nini Amerlise modelled her way to achieve the 2021 Breakout Model of the Year honour at the Ghana Model Awards. This was just the icing on the cake for Amerlise, who is also celebrating...

Epic success in life is a birthright

Have you ever wondered why some people are more accomplished and lead greater lives than others? Innate talent is a plus, but with a positive mindset, clarity in your thoughts, words and actions, you can go further than you ever imagined. Taking...
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Jaevion Nelson | A learning crisis of great proportions

Yet another report has shed light on the god-awful situation of the education system and we (myself included) are all behaving as if it hasn’t been plainly obvious. The recently launched report from Patterson-led commission on education revealed...
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Peter Espeut | Good report: But will it be implemented?

“Our greatest failure lies in the very success of placing the great majority of our children in schools, where, sadly, the hopes of over a half are dashed by the end of their primary education from which they emerge illiterate and innumerate” (...
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