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UPDATED: Cooler Runnings - Female bobsledders qualify for Winter Olympics

Thirty years after Jamaica's men's bobsled team qualified for its first winter Olympics, their female counterparts have replicated the achievement ahead of next month's Winter Olympiad in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The team of brakemen Carrie Ru...

Immigration Corner | I don't want any trouble at Customs!

Dear Miss Powell, I'm planning a trip to Jamaica and I'm worried about the types of things I can bring back to Canada. My sister's Christmas cake was recently taken away upon entry. I don't want that kind of trouble at Customs. - AP Dear AP, Wh...

Who do we hold accountable for ineffective crime-fighting?

This is a statement from the Jamaica Manufacturers' Asso-ciation on the role of the Police Services Commission (PSC) in the fight against crime. In the last 30 days, a number of incidents have occurred which have brought light to bear on the ma...

Japan strengthens commitment to Jamaica with $9.4 million grant to Spanish Town Hospital

The commitment to Jamaica's health needs is a core priority for the government of Japan, as it continues to strengthen already established linkages in the sector with a $9.4-million grant to the Spanish Town Hospital in St Catherine. "I am pleased...

Tears, blood, broken bones as 29 injured in St Thomas crash

Broken bones and streams of blood will be, for some time, etched in the minds of 29 people who were yesterday rushed to the Accident and Emergency (A&E) Department of Princess Margaret Hospital in St Thomas after the bus in which they were tr...

'Ridiculous sentence! ' - Attorneys demand explanation of judge's decision to give 5 years for 18 guns

The "ridiculous" disparity in the sentence handed down by two High Court judges to four men who were held in Portland nearly five years ago with an arsenal of 18 illegal guns and a "bucketload" of ammunition has triggered demands for an explanatio...

Rebel Salute experience keeps them coming - As patrons, visitors return for two-day festival

It's more than just the music, it's the experience. That is what, patrons revealed, keeps them coming back, as they celebrated 25 years of the annual reggae music festival at Grizzlys Plantation Cove in St Ann over the weekend. It was two days of ...

Pressure, what pressure? - Peart downplays UWI slump after ending winless streak

UWI FC's worst ever run of five games without a win in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL), came to an end yesterday at the UWI Bowl, as goals from Oshane Jenkins, Andrae Bernal and Patrick Brown saw them to a 3-1 win over Sandals South Coast ...

Parish councillors slam local gov't body for not serving their interests

Deputy chairman of the St Catherine Municipal Corporation Ralston Wilson, has charged that the Association of Local Government Authorities (ALGA) is not acting in the interest of councillors. Giving a very dismal account of the organisation's pe...

Jamaican to receive Martin Luther King Jr. community service award today

When he takes the stage today to accept the 2018 Martin Luther King (MLK) Jr Community Service Award for Lifetime Achievement, Professor Dexter Barrington Gordon just won't accept in the name of his faithful family and colleagues. The 62-year-old ...