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  • Stedman, Red Rose collab on new single

    July 19, 2018 5:31 AM

    Davin Michael Stedman and Anthony Red Rose have joined forces on their latest single Free Your Mind. The single boasts the influence of the dancehall legends Sly & Robbie as well as Lenky Marsden. “If you fuse a good song with a great message with a rhythm section as powerful as Sly and Robbie, you can almost see the ripples in time,” said Stedman

  • Chaka Demus, Pliers' tour hits hurdle

    July 19, 2018 5:31 AM

    Chaka Demus and Pliers's European tour — dubbed One Night Stand — has hit a snag, according to booking agent and producer Cabel Stephenson. The 13-gig tour was slated to have kicked off on July 22 in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, and climax on August 7 in the UK. “Chaka Demus is simply not well enough to perform right now. They went to a show in Martinique

  • Machel Montano, Arturo Tappin and Myrna Hague on board for UWI Chancellor's Week

    July 19, 2018 4:56 AM

    For the 70th anniversary of the founding of the University of the West Indies, the Chancellor's Week has taken on a new life, and is sure to be one of the highlights of the institution's year-long celebration of '70 years of service: 70 years of leadership'. From July 23-29, alumni, students, staff and guests from across the Caribbean and the globe will converge

  • 'Backwater' state's turnaround provides hope of economic recovery for Jamaica

    July 19, 2018 4:56 AM

    For more than three decades, Jamaica's political and business leaders have been trying, with mixed results, to get the country's economic affairs on a strong footing. After years of devaluation of the local currency as well as internal and external financial shocks, finding the road to prosperity is an elusive endeavour. But Singapore and South Korea

  • Fraser-Pryce takes runner-up spot at Swiss International meet

    July 19, 2018 2:03 AM

    Two time Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce was narrowly beaten into second place in the women's 100 meters at the Gala Dei Castelli International Athletics Meeting in Switzerland on Wednesday. Fraser-Pryce, who continues her come back clocked 11.15 seconds for the runner-up spot behind home town girl Mujinga Kambundji of Switzerland 11.13. 2013 World

  • Thompson headlines seven Jamaicans for Monaco Diamond League

    July 19, 2018 2:03 AM

    Seven Jamaicans are down to compete at the Monaco Diamond League meet on Thursday. National champion Elaine Thompson will line up in the women's 100m alongside the likes of world leader Marie Josee- Talou, Talou's countrywoman Murielle Ahoure and Dafne Schippers. Olympic bronze medallist Hansle Parchment will be in the men's 110m hurldes, facing competition

  • Windies A draw last tour game in England

    July 19, 2018 2:03 AM

    The West Indies 'A' grinded out a draw against English County team Surrey in their last four day tour match in London on Wednesday. Chasing 362 runs in two sessions, the Windies ‘A’ were 193-3 when the game was called off. Sunil Ambris 63 and Devon Thomas 22, were the batsmen at the crease. Jamaican John Campbell was the next best scorer with 55. Surrey

  • Canada to host first women foreign ministers meeting

    July 19, 2018 1:27 AM

    OTTAWA, Canada (AFP) — Canada is set to host the first meeting of women foreign ministers in September, officials said today. The meeting will take place in Montreal on September 21 and 22 while the UN General Assembly is underway in New York, Canada's foreign ministry spokesman Adam Austen said. The event will be hosted by Canada's Foreign Minister

  • Banned top jock Thomas will ride St Leger Day

    July 19, 2018 1:04 AM

    LEADING rider apprentice Anthony Thomas booted home two winners at Caymanas Park on Wednesday before going off on a staggered suspension, having appealed two of three bans imposed by the Jamaica Racing Commission (JRC) stewards. Having appealed two of three instances of interference, representing three racemeets,Thomas, who won back-to-back races astride

  • NERHA probing death of St Ann hospital patient

    July 19, 2018 12:51 AM

    KINGSTON, Jamaica — The North East Regional Health Authority (NERHA) says it has launched an investigation into the death of a patient after receiving a written complaint on Friday, July 13 alleging medical negligence at the St Ann’s Bay Regional Hospital. The NERHA, in a release today, said that a male diver was taken to the Accident and Emergency Department