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  • Coming To Jamaica, Applaud It! Style

    November 20, 2017 8:02 AM 1

    IT was to be a whirlwind tour for the half-Jamaican MasterChef Junior 2017 Champion Jasmine Stewart and her family who jetted into The Rock from Atlanta, Georgia, Thursday last. Following a restful evening at their Spanish Court Hotel accommodations in New Kingston it was then off to Beechwood Avenue Friday morning for the 2017 launch of the Applaud

  • New leader, renewed focus as NAJASO hits new gear

    November 20, 2017 7:09 AM 1

    NATIONAL Association of Jamaican and Supportive Organisations (NAJASO) is currently engaged in taking steps to re-establish itself as the premier voice of the Diaspora. Newly elected president and chief executive officer of the association, Dr Robert Clarke told the Jamaica Observer in an interview that the move is being undertaken to “ensure that the organisation

  • Competition heats up in Round Three of TVJ Junior Schools' Challenge Quiz

    November 20, 2017 4:33 AM

    Match 51 of this season's TVJ Junior Schools' Challenge Quiz takes place today between Constant Spring Primary and St Hugh's Preparatory, both from St Andrew. This is the third match in Round Three of the competition, and both teams will be battling to secure their spot in the quarter finals. Captain of the St Hugh's team, Maia-Simone Rogers, said the team's

  • Tivoli, Cavalier and UWI record victories in the RSPL

    November 20, 2017 3:49 AM

    Tivoli Gardens, Cavalier and UWI FC all recorded victories in the latest round of action in the Red Stripe Premier League on Sunday. At the Barbican Field, Tivoli got past Boys’ Town 4-2 thanks to a brace from Andre Moulton and individual goals from Junior McGreggor and Colorado Murray. Tarrique Campbell and Garfield Gillespie got on the scoresheet for the 11th placed

  • Relatives urge Police High Command to remove picture of "wrong suspect' from wanted list

    November 19, 2017 9:06 PM

    Relatives of a 20-year-old man who was placed on the recently released police wanted persons list are urging the Police High Command to have his picture and name removed, after it was determined that the wrong suspect is being sought. The High Command on Friday identified five men being sought for questioning in connection with major crimes including

  • Remembering Lester Spaulding on That's a Rap

    November 19, 2017 9:06 PM 1

    Friday’s passing of J.A. Lester Spaulding, Chairman of the RJRGleaner Communications Group, was featured on Sunday’s edition of That’s a Rap, RJR’s weekly news review show. Mr. Spaulding joined the staff of Radio Jamaica (RJR) in 1965 and became Managing Director in 1978, later also being appointed Chairman and Managing Director, before relinquishing


    November 19, 2017 8:44 AM 1

    Distinguished honoree Roland Malins-Smith (left) receives his Honorary Doctorate in International Shipping (honoris causa) for sterling contributions to shipping across the world and for his support of the development of the Caribbean region, from Chancellor of the Caribbean Maritime University (CMU), His Royal Majesty Drolor Bosso Adamtey I. Looking

  • 'Callaloo' guieds Western Warrior to feature race win at Caymanas Park

    November 19, 2017 4:46 AM 2

    Lightweight jockey Wesley ‘Callaloo’ Henry guided the 2-5 favourite Western Warrior to a one-length victory in the feature United Racehorse Trainers Association Trophy over nine furlongs and 25 yards at Caymanas Park on Saturday. The Fitznahum Williams-trained 3 year old bay colt won in 1:55:01 to finish ahead of the Anthony ‘Baba’ Nunes charges Dontae

  • It's KC versus STETHS in Super Cup finale

    November 19, 2017 4:46 AM 2

    A first time champion will be crowned in this year’s ISSA Flow Super Cup competition following Saturday’s semi-finals at Sabina Park which saw Kingston College and St Elizabeth Technical advancing to the grand finale. In a game which ended in high-drama, KC survived a late rally by Jamaica College to win their semi-final 2-1. KC actually held a comfortable

  • Argentina continues search for missing submarine

    November 19, 2017 4:35 AM 1

    Argentina's Navy yesterday announced that it was ramping up the search for a submarine that hasn't been heard from in three days. Navy spokesman Enrique Balbi said the search area off the country's southern coast has been expanded. Six countries have joined in the hunt for the ARA San Juan. They include the United States and Great Britain