End the bloodletting! - That's all some inner-city residents want for Yuletide season
While many poor Jamaicans wish for proper shelter and a square meal at Christmas, a handful of inner-city residents bemoaning hard times want nothing more than an immediate end to the bloodletting across the country."If the killing doesn't stop,...

Special needs children get Christmas surprise
It might as well be Christmas Day for more than 200 special needs children who were feted by the Sanmerna Foundation in conjunction with the Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) at the Half-Way Tree Transportation Centre yesterday.Gifts and food...

Police probe death of 15-year-old boy

Police are investigating the unnatural death of a 15-year-old boy at Chefette Restaurant, Marhill Street, St Michael around 3:50 p.m. According to preliminary investigations the boy entered the establishment to use the washroom. He then complained of not feeling well and collapsed. He subsequently died on the scene.    


Wallace speaks on WI defeat against New Zealand

Technical deficiencies, mainly against short-pitched bowling, as well as disappointing first innings scores, have been identified as major factors in the downfall of the West Indies batsmen during the just concluded two-match Test series against New Zealand, which the home team swept. Those are the views of former Barbados captain and West Indies opening batsman […]


US$15M for legal fees

— Minister Greenidge says remainder of Exxon bonus for urgent technical training THE David Granger Administration has set aside US$15M, from the US$18M Singing Bonus, for legal fees in the event the Guyana/Venezuela Border Controversy is referred to the International Court of Justice (ICJ). This announcement was made by Vice President and Minister of Foreign

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468 graduate from CPCE

— President urges collaborative work to solve problems in education sector PRESIDENT David Granger on Thursday charged the 2017 graduating class of the Cyril Potter College of Education (CPCE) to focus their energies on serving and loving their country passionately. He said those who embrace the teaching profession are pivotal to realising the aspiration of quality

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“It’s a very real risk”

–foreign affairs minister on signing bonus being made public GUYANA’S Minister of Foreign Affairs Minister Carl Greenidge has noted the “very real risk” of the US$18M signing bonus being ventilated in the public to Venezuela’s advantage in the border controversy. This is even as the country anxiously awaits the United Nations Secretary General commitment to

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APOLOGY FOR MURDER
OVERCOME with grief at a murder committed by his brother, Brenton McLean wept as he hugged the murder victim’s son and apologised to him yesterday.

Maria devastates Dominica
GOVERNMENT was yesterday mobilising resources to send relief supplies and manpower to Dominica after Category 5 Hurricane Maria devastated that country between Monday night and early yesterday morning.

AG: Judiciary, DPP getting help
ATTORNEY General Faris Al-Rawi yesterday said both the Judiciary and the Office of the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) have been receiving assistance to help improve the criminal justice system.