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PLCA moves to resolve Premier League standstill

The Premier League Clubs Association (PLCA) is moving to resolve the problems which have forced the postponement of the start of the 2017-18 Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) season. The RSPL was set to start on September 3, but the Jamaica Footb...

Noise abatement backlash in JA, not so in foreign land - More calls for entertainment zones locally

Jamaican partygoers and event organisers have been very vocal with their disagreements regarding the stipulations outlined by the Noise Abatement Act and the cut-off time for parties. Several local events that have ended abruptly by police enforcin...

All Jamaicans urged to get IDs

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says he is encouraging all residents of Mount Salem, St James, and, by extension, every citizen of Jamaica, to get some form of identification. Speaking to journalists at a press conference at the Office of the Prime ...

Jamaican Anime draws on students' skills

Night Vision Media Limited recently premiered their Jamaican anime series, Abeeku and the Maroons, inside Annex 2 of the Caribbean Institute of Media and Communication. The trailer opened with the idyllic sound of crickets chirping, accompanying the...

Oct 13 the big day - Bolt statue to be unveiled on Heroes' weekend

Sport Minister Olivia Grange has said that the statue commissioned to honour sprint legend Usain Bolt will be officially unveiled on Heroes' weekend. Grange said that it will be placed at Statue Park at the National Stadium in Kingston, but the...

Mark Wignall | Corruption has utility value

It was during an election campaign and the politician had asked me to conduct a study for him. Two days before, I had delivered to him a small 30-page report. I had sent him an invoice for $250,000. His secretary had called and informed me of the ...

Global tourism conference to highlight sustainability, investment, linkages

The hosting of the inaugural United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Global Conference on Tourism Development and Sustainability in Jamaica this November, takes place at a time when tourism around the globe is outperforming growth rec...

Artistes pledge to help make change - Agent Sasco among We Transform ambassadors

We want to make a change'. That's the general consensus among the entertainers and popular personalities who have been chosen as ambassadors for the Save a Child, Change a Nation initiative. The plan, which falls under the Ministry of National Secu...

Ja welcomes Israel's first sound system

In a recent interview with The Gleaner, Yaniq Walford, organiser of Bass Odyssey presents Jamaica Sound System Festival 2017, said: "Sound systems thrived for decades because it appealed to Jamaican people, and altering it is what will kill it ......

Armed Response | Action, horror and suspense

A team of highly trained operatives find themselves trapped inside an isolated military compound after its AI is suddenly shut down. The crew begins to experience strange and horrific phenomena as they attempt to uncover what killed the previous t...