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Published:Thursday | October 21, 2021 | 8:53 PMA Digital Integration & Marketing production

General Colin Campbell was deeply connected to Jamaica. He was born in the US to immigrant parents from Top Hill, St Elizabeth. In his book, My American Dream, Powell wrote about his family and how he saw generations of constructive, productive...

Published:Thursday | October 21, 2021 | 8:30 PMA Digital Integration & Marketing production

Speaking at his reception, VP Bush spoke extensively about his admiration for the Jamaican people and their commitment to democratic traditions. Prime Minister Edward Seaga welcomed Mr Bush, commenting on Bush's support of civil rights in his...

Published:Thursday | October 21, 2021 | 8:14 PMA Digital Integration & Marketing production

December 1 marks the day when Senator Clifford Campbell will become the first Jamaican head of state. The very brief announcement was made simultaneously in London and Kingston.   Published Friday, October 19, 1962 Announced from Buckingham...

Published:Thursday | October 21, 2021 | 8:01 PMA Digital Integration & Marketing production

International artiste Jimmy Cliff received the Order of Distinction in a ceremony at the National Stadium on Heroes Day. The singer, whose given name is James Chambers, was recognised for his significant contribution to Jamaican music and by...

Published:Thursday | October 21, 2021 | 7:48 PMA Digital Integration & Marketing production

Mike McCallum is the first Jamaican to secure a world boxing title. He defeated Sean Mannion in a 15-round match. The prime minister, Edward Seaga, said that he was very happy with the victory and that it will be an inspiration to other boxers....

Published:Wednesday | October 20, 2021 | 7:35 PMBANG Bizarre, A Digital Integration & Marketing production

Scientists have discovered that scrolling through bad news stories about coronavirus on Twitter and YouTube is enough to send happiness levels plummeting. Psychologists from the University of Essex conducted two studies to find out how long it...

Published:Wednesday | October 20, 2021 | 6:44 PMBANG Bizarre, A Digital Integration & Marketing production

The COVID-19 pandemic has sparked interest in ghosts and the afterlife. Psychology experts have said that Britain is becoming more obsessed with the paranormal due to the number of deaths during the global health crisis. The theory is backed up by...

Published:Wednesday | October 20, 2021 | 6:20 PMBANG Bizarre, A Digital Integration & Marketing production

Laura Tranter went to use the toilet in the early hours one Saturday morning when she saw the large python trapped in the bowl at her home in the West Midlands. Tranter was so surprised by the sight of the reptile that she called a friend, who...

Published:Wednesday | October 20, 2021 | 6:05 PMBANG Bizarre, A Digital Integration & Marketing production

The unnamed male travelled to Aswan University Hospital in Egypt where he was treated by doctors for intestinal and abdominal infections. However, an X-ray showed that a phone was trapped inside his stomach and was the cause of his discomfort. The...

Published:Tuesday | October 19, 2021 | 8:23 PMA Digital Integration & Marketing production, Elizabeth Drew for Project Syndicate

WASHINGTON, DC: When the election gods handed Joe Biden the presidency in 2020, they set a trap that he walked right into. The question – one that could define his presidency and affect the 2024 presidential election – is whether he can...

Published:Tuesday | October 19, 2021 | 12:30 AMA Digital Integration & Marketing production

The minister of health and wellness has prohibited donations of any kind from any tobacco- or alcohol-producing company or their subsidiaries. This is after alcohol producers have contributed over $300 million to the country's COVID-19 efforts...

Published:Monday | October 18, 2021 | 11:54 PMA Digital Integration & Marketing production

Residents in Bath St Thomas say their community now has a bad reputation based on last week's happenings. Women are now very fearful and have become overly protective of their children who were normally allowed to ride bicycles and roam...

Published:Monday | October 18, 2021 | 11:30 PMA Digital Integration & Marketing production

There were tears and screams of joy in St Thomas and all over the country on Friday as nine-year-old Phylisa Prussia was found in Arcadia, St Thomas, on Saturday following a two-day search. Moments after she was found, news spread that there had...

Published:Monday | October 18, 2021 | 11:17 PMA Digital Integration & Marketing production

Wednesday's win for the Reggae Boyz at Estadio Olímpico Metropolitano in San Pedro Sula was a relief for them as well as the Jamaican population. Coach Theodore Whitmore says that he is not bothered by all the negative comments aimed at...

Published:Monday | October 18, 2021 | 11:05 PMA Digital Integration & Marketing production

Security personnel is asking for help to deal with the mentally ill. There have been recent attacks on the police and civilians that have the lawmen concerned that they are not equipped to handle the mentally ill. Recent attacks have led to one...

Published:Monday | October 18, 2021 | 10:43 PMA Digital Integration & Marketing production

With $124 million unaccounted for, there needs to be a serious probe into the operations of the Ministry of Education. Based on the findings of the Auditor General, Pamela Monroe Ellis, shared that both Dean-Roy Bernard and Dr Grace McLean,...

Published:Monday | October 18, 2021 | 10:28 PMA Digital Integration & Marketing production

While in prison, Dog paw had lost some amount of loyalty and respect from community members. Others who had been present started to dominate the space. Undoubtedly, this caused some amount of tension. The killing of those close to him left him even...

Published:Monday | October 18, 2021 | 9:46 PMA Digital Integration & Marketing production

MOE needs an overhaul Sending Grace McLean on leave is the first step in trying to fix the many issues that seem to be plaguing the Ministry Of Education. For some, this should have happened two years ago with the arrest of the former minister,...

Published:Monday | October 18, 2021 | 8:29 AMA Digital Integration & Marketing production

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then it is likely the cartoonist's pen, chock full of underlying meaning and different ways of seeing an issue, may be worth so many more.  Take a look at this week past's line-up of cartoons as...

Published:Thursday | October 14, 2021 | 4:26 PMA Digital Integration & Marketing production

On October 15,1968, the government of Jamaica declared Walter Rodney persona non grata. He was not allowed to leave the plane that brought him back to Jamaica from a Black Writers’ Congress in Canada. The decision to ban him led to protest...

Published:Thursday | October 14, 2021 | 4:14 PMA Digital Integration & Marketing production

After six weeks of terror, Jamaica's most wanted was gunned down by the police. Wanted for a triple murder,  Rhyging escaped the police at least three times before. He was, however, cornered and is said to have received multiple shots from...

Published:Thursday | October 14, 2021 | 4:06 PMA Digital Integration & Marketing production

Guyanese lecturer Dr Walter Rodney was denied re-entry to Jamaica, having left the country for a week. Rodney had attended a Congress of Black Writers in Canada but, upon his return, was told he could not leave the plane and so he was sent back to...

Published:Thursday | October 14, 2021 | 3:19 PMA Digital Integration & Marketing production

 PM Manley delivered a three-and-a-half-hour speech to the House, where he announced a new minimum wage package as well as a compulsory savings scheme estimated to collect some $50 million to be put in a National Housing Trust.  ...

Published:Thursday | October 14, 2021 | 3:07 PMA Digital Integration & Marketing production

 On October 11, 1965, there was a grand celebration in St Thomas. The country's leaders along with hundreds of Jamaicans gathered to pay respects to Baptist Deacon Paul Bogle. The Paul Bogle statue was also unveiled in front of the...

Published:Wednesday | October 13, 2021 | 2:18 PMBANG Bizarre, A Digital Integration & Marketing production

The cyborgs — named Xavier — are equipped with seven cameras that allow them to detect "undesirable social behaviour" and groups who are violating the nation's strict social distancing rules. The robocops have been met...

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