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  • Young Reggae Girls suffer heart-breaking loss to USA

    January 22, 2018 2:07 PM

    Jamaica's Under- 20 Reggae Girls World Cup hopes were dashed when they lost 2-1 to the USA in a dramatic Group ‘B’ match at the CONCACAF Championship in Trinidad and Tobago on Sunday. Trailing 1-0 at half time, the young Jamaicans roared back to equalize in the 89th minute through Jadyn Matthews but the Americans would break the hearts of the Jamaican

  • Windies U-19 to contest Plate League quarter finals at Youth World Cup

    January 22, 2018 2:07 PM

    The West Indies Under 19s will face their Irish counterparts in the Plate League quarter-finals of the ICC Youth World Cup in Lincoln, New Zealand on Tuesday. The Windies who finished 3rd in Group ‘A’, play the Irish who finished bottom of Group ‘D’. Ireland's only win in the tournament thus far has been a 4 run victory over Afghanistan on Saturday

  • Jamaica's women's basketballers to open against India at Commonwealth Games

    January 22, 2018 2:07 PM

    Jamaica's women's basketball team will battle India in their opening match at the Commonwealth Games on April 5. They will then to face New Zealand on April 7 before closing out the group stages against Malaysia. Group ‘A’ comprises the host nation Australia alongside Canada, England and Mozambique. The 37th ranked Jamaicans would need to secure a top two spot in order

  • St Andrew Church of Christ members laud 'Aunt Ena'

    January 22, 2018 5:30 AM

    Members of the St Andrew Church Of Christ journeyed to the Portmore, St Catherine home of their church sister Ena Ebanks, affectionately called 'Aunt Ena', on Sunday, January 7, to share with her on her special day — officially Thursday, January 4 — a milestone that saw her officially turn 95. Unable to attend church services because of her mobility

  • JFF names squad for Turkey trip

    January 22, 2018 5:00 AM

    Jamaica's national senior men's team will travel to Turkey to face World Cup-bound South Korea with a 20-member squad made up of players based locally and in the United States. A total of 14 players from the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) have been selected as the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) continues to give opportunity to local players

  • Sagicor Sigma Run early registration closes tomorrow

    January 22, 2018 5:00 AM

    Sigma Corporate Run participants are being encouraged to take advantage of the early registration period for the 2017 Run, which will end Tuesday. Early registration gives individual participants a reduced entry fee of $1,200 to secure a spot in the staple event. After Tuesday, registration is $1,500 for each individual. Official registration closes

  • Reggae goes to the vote

    January 22, 2018 5:00 AM

    Just ahead of February, Reggae Month 2018, the long process of the music genre being officially inscribed as originating from Jamaica is at a critical point. Speaking at the Pulse headquarters, New Kingston, on Saturday ahead of singer Spiritual's performance before an audience of invitees, Minister of Gender, Culture, Entertainment and Sport Olivia


    January 21, 2018 6:55 AM

    Monsignor Kenneth Richards administers incense over the casket containing the remains of former Member of Parliament Enid Bennett during her funeral service held at the St Helen's Roman Catholic Church, Linstead, St Catherine yesterday. Below, members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force begin the journey of taking the body to its final resting place, the Heartfield

  • Thieves, weapons and the loss of money

    January 21, 2018 5:55 AM

    Either we get the thieving (5) criminal man dem (23) and get the weapons (27) of man destruction or sit and complain how much business a lose money (25) because a di whole heap of police (23) 'pon di road 'cause a di state of emergency. We can't cut our calories if we continue to eat the cake. So, let us make up our mind. I wonder where the man get that mawga

  • Security guard fined $20,000 for 'keeping' lost phone

    January 21, 2018 5:55 AM

    The phrase “finders losers keepers weepers” was demonstrated by a security guard who was fined $20,000 after he admitted to having a lost cellular phone in his possession. Monty Coleman pleaded “guilty with explanation” to simple larceny when he appeared in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court on Friday. Coleman told the court that he was at a staff