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ExZUBERant! - Switzerland hold Brazil to surprise 1-1 draw

Brazil joined the list of big teams struggling to win their opening matches at the FIFA World Cup in Russia. The five-time champions were held to a 1-1 draw by Switzerland yesterday, a few hours after four-time champions Germany were beaten by Mexi...

Public officials urged to gear up for parliamentary committees

Professor Trevor Munroe, executive director of the National Integrity Action, is concerned about the unpreparedness of public administrators who appear before parliamentary oversight committees to answer important questions related to administrati...

Ja-born judge lands another big US promotion ... Credits upbringing for success

United States judge, Renatha Francis, who was born and raised in Jamaica, has been named to the Eleventh Judicial Circuit in Miami-Dade, emerging above five other persons who were considered for the position. The St Hugh's High School alumnus, is o...

Mexican wall keeps Germans out!

Defending World Cup champions have been finding it hard to get out of the group stage lately, and Germany is proving no exception. The 2014 champions, ranked No. 1 in the world, were exposed defensively and surprisingly beaten by CONCACAF represent...

Fathers are crucial - Boys listen to men more, says local actor

Financial adviser and popular local actor Clive Duncan is urging fathers to play an active role in the lives of their children. Duncan was among successful professionals and fathers who brought inspiration to boys at the Rio Cobre Juvenile Correctio...

Deadly momster spared prison - Woman who beat 2-y-o to death gets suspended sentence

The Clarendon woman who used a piece of board to beat her two-year-old daughter to death because the child defecated on herself will likely spend no time in prison. Delreta Smith, 53, was sentenced last Friday to three years in prison, but Justice...

Symposium examines role of obesity in causing dementia

In keeping with this year's Medical Association of Jamaica's 2018 National Symposium theme of obesity, the Partners Interventional Centre of Jamaica (PICJ) and Medical Associates Hospital (MAH) chairman's luncheon focused on the impact of negat...

World Bank rep says Jamaica needs consistent reforms

Catherine Masinde, practice manager of the World Bank Group's global business regulation unit, believes that while Jamaica has significant growth potential, it needs to implement several consistent reforms to be viable as an investment and trade f...

August Town GSAT students triumph through gun battles

Despite having their studies interrupted several times because of violence, since the start of the year, grade six students at the August Town Primary School in St Andrew have triumphed in the March 2018 sitting of the Grade Six Achievement Tes...

Football Fever | Putin and Russia get their 1st win at the World Cup

Vladimir Putin craves sporting glory, and he got another taste of it in the opening match of the World Cup. Russia ended a 16-year wait for victory in the tournament by routing Saudi Arabia 5-0 on Thursday in Group A, with the Russian president wat...