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Edward Seaga | Leaders react to former PM's passing

The country’s leaders have reacted to today’s passing of former Prime Minister Edward Seaga. He died in a Miami hospital today where he had been receiving treatment for cancer and related complications. Today is his 89th birthday. Here are their ...

Titchfield mourns promising student amid anxiety over others injured

Hours before 13-year-old Titchfield High School student Pranjal Jasti perished in an accident on Monday, the eighth-grader was harbouring high hopes as he attended an interview seeking to join the quiz team. Yesterday, crying classmates adorned his...

Signed, sealed, delivered! - Reggae Girlz put pen to paper on long-awaited contracts

Jamaica Football Fed-eration (JFF) General secretary Dalton Wint says the contractual impasse with the senior national women’s football team is over. After the Reggae Girlz’s historic qualification for the FIFA Women’s World Cup in Franc...

Technology minister wants more girls in IT

Minister of Science, Energy and Technology Fayval Williams is pushing for the participation of more girls and women in the information technology (IT) and innovation sector, noting that they have major contributions to make to the discipline. Addr...

Lee-Chin urges Jamaicans to save more and invest in assets

Chairman of the Economic Growth Council (EGC), Michael Lee-Chin, has made a passionate plea for Jamaicans to save and purchase more assets, warning that foreigners will sweep in as the economy begins to strengthen. Lee-Chin, who was addressing the...

Run away triggers Sex, ‘hype’ lifestyle and abuse influence children’s decision to leave home

Founder of Hear the Children’s Cry Betty-Ann Blaine has said that many children run away from home because of various factors such as abuse, the allure of sex and the desire to obtain things that their parents cannot afford to provide for them. ...

Heart-wrenching! - Funeral director says ‘special kind of grief’ reserved for Shantae Skyers

Tears, anguish and overwhelming grief permeated the Meadowvale Seventh-day Adventist Church on Chancery Street, St Andrew, which hosted the thanksgiving service for murdered eight-year-old Shantae Skyers yesterday, leading the funeral director at ...

Man kills mother, 5-y-o nephew in Trelawny

A Trelawny woman and her five-year-old grandson were chopped to death by her own son in Martha Brae on Saturday night. He was later shot and killed after allegedly attacking members of a police party who had gone to the location to carry out in...

First woman picked to lead Grammys

Deborah Dugan, the CEO of Bono’s (RED) organisation, has been named president and CEO of the Recording Academy, becoming the first woman appointed to lead the organisation. The academy announced on Wednesday that Dugan will succeed Neil Portnow,...

World Relays to provide Doha test – Wilson

Jamaica will seek to answer some questions about its prowess in sprinting at the fourth staging of the IAAF World Relays, which gets under way here tomorrow. The retirement of sprint legend Usain Bolt and the absence of the never-ageing Veronica C...