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Woman Corporal Denash Lindsay — a special tribute

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 22:00
OFFICIATING minister Assistant Commissioner of Police Assan Thompson, Senior Superintendent of Police Calvin Allen, senior officers, ladies and gentlemen, bereaved relatives, a pleasant afternoon to you all.

Gordon House needs a new home in a hurry

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 22:00
The argument by both the Minister of National Security and the Minister of Justice that Parliament is not able to give proper oversight to its commission, is a serious issue that cannot be overlooked.

Let's continue to strengthen that Cuba-Jamaica friendship

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 22:00
(This is a lightly edited version of a speech by Acting Cuban Ambassador to Jamaica, Ricardo Tur Novo, at a function last Sunday in St Mary to mark the anniversary of the attack on the Moncado and Carlos Manuel de Cespedes Garrison by revolutionary forces in 1953, six years before the successful Cuban Revolution.)

Nigeria steps up efforts to battle Boko Haram

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 22:00
LAGOS, Nigeria (Xinhua) -- Nigeria and neighbouring countries now have increased capacity to deal with Boko Haram and other terrorist groups, President Muhammadu Buhari said Friday.

Huge cupcake mosaic to celebrate Singapore's Golden Jubilee

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 22:00
SINGAPORE (Xinhua) -- A commemorative cupcake mosaic comprising 29,610 cupcakes in the shape of Singapore's signature city skyline was unveiled here yesterday.

Marital myths

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 22:00
God, the best maker of all marriages,

Cameron slammed for remarks over Calais migrant crisis

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 21:00
LONDON, England (Xinhua) --British Prime Minister David Cameron on Thursday described migrants trying to reach Britain as a "swarm", triggering criticisms from political opponents for his use of "dehumanising" language over the ongoing migrant crisis.

Photo: Joy in green

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 21:00
Former footballer and Jamaica Labour Party supporter Michael Hue (left) share a happy moment with St Thomas businessman Louis Chin during a JLP event in Morant Bay on Thursday.

Over 100,000 affected by Myanmar floods

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 21:00
YANGON, Myanmar (Xinhua) -- A total of 114,845 people were affected by severe floods across Myanmar with 27 being confirmed dead, the Department of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement said yesterday.

St Catherine residents highlight highway woes

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 20:00
SAFETY, poor water drainage, damaged roadways, noise and dust pollution are some issues affecting the residents of the Zephyrton community in St Catherine, which runs alongside the north-south leg of the highway.

Brown: Cuba-US relations good, but embargo must go

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 20:00
MINISTER of state in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Arnaldo Brown has branded the over 50-year-old trade embargo on Cuba "unjust" and a "yoke", and said the time has come for the United States to lift the sanction which he described as a relic of the Cold War era.

Cubans, Jamaicans celebrate

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 20:00
Members of the Cuban and Jamaican communities celebrate at a get-together at Strawberry Fields, Robin's Bay, St Mary last Sunday.

Ambassadorial reflections

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 20:00
IN my experience, the Jamaican Ambassador to the USA is called upon to give greatest attention to three areas of activity. The first concerns engendering positive relations with the USA. Jamaica and the USA have substantial areas of overlapping interest, including matters concerning security, development, education, human rights, and the promotion of the rule of law in international affairs.

Needy mother gets house on her birthday

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 20:00
WHEN Karen Morris heard that Food For The Poor (FFP) was coming to her community in McCook's Pen, St Catherine to build her family of nine a new house on her birthday, July 22, she was overjoyed.

Earth's 'ear' probes for sounds from universe

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 20:00
BEIJING, China (Xinhua) -- A week after the Kepler space telescope eyed an "older, bigger cousin" of the Earth, scientists turned their focus on a super-sensitive "ear", hoping to discover more, maybe "cousins" of human beings.

Ferguson receives NAJASO's highest award

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 20:00
Minister of Health, Dr Fenton Ferguson was the recipient of the National Association of Jamaica and Supportive Organization's (NAJASO) Lignum Vitae Award during the 38th Annual Convention Banquet and Awards Presentation held Saturday, July 18 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA.

Young and the Restless star Victoria Rowell on a mission

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 20:00
VICTORIA Rowell, the American actress who played Drucilla Winters on The Young and the Restless, is on a mission to continue her advocacy for education, arts, under-served communities and wealth gap closure, through her visit to Jamaica.

Poor boy with no food and shoes rises to the top

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 20:00
GROWING up with his grandmother in rural St Elizabeth, Lennox Rowe could not attend school more than three days a week as he had to stay home to work in the field and accompany the elderly woman to the market.

A bright Jamaican who is admired by Obama

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 20:00
Radcliffe Saddler was sitting in his first college class at 14 years old. Now 18, Saddler has completed an Associate Degree in Applied Science and is an employee at one of the world's largest computer companies -- International Business Machines (IBM).

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