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August 15, 2018 2:00 PM Mixed reviews to Kartel's 'Real Bad Gal' video

Just days after the music video for his song Real Bad Gal was released, some critics are labelling Vybz Kartel and his team as irresponsible and accusing them of promoting sexually charged visuals of minors. The music video, directed by Ivar Wigan, came under harsh criticism after a particular scene comprised a group of children gyrating and dancing

August 15, 2018 6:02 AM Caribbean foods to be displayed at Paris exhibition

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – At least 12 producers from six Caribbean countries will exhibit their goods at the five-day Salon International de l'alimentation (SIAL) trade fair that opens in Paris on October 21. The Barbados-based Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) said that the producers will exhibit a range of exotic authentic sauces

August 15, 2018 5:22 AM Sagicor Investments Unit Trust tops 12-month performance

Over the last 12 months for the period ending July 30, 2018, four of the seven unit trust companies have delivered double-digit returns to investors. The top performer was Sagicor Investments' Sigma Equity Fund which gave investors 25.34 per cent return. Next was Scotia Investments Premium Growth Fund, which turned out 20.11 per cent with its mix of equity

August 15, 2018 5:00 AM Two from two for Tallawahs

The Jamaica Tallawahs made it two from two in the 2018 Caribbean Premier League following a thrilling six-wicket win over the St Lucia Stars at Sabina Park last night. Final scores: St Lucia Stars 175 all out in 20 overs; Jamaica Tallawahs 176 for 4 in 19.4 overs. The stars of the Tallawahs innings were wicketkeeper-batsman Glenn Phillips and all-rounder

August 14, 2018 5:27 PM LOCAL FORECAST Tuesday, July 31, 2018

A Tropical Wave east of Jamaica. The Tropical Wave is expected to move across the island this afternoon. This morning had isolated showers across northeastern parishes. This afternoon, expect scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms across central and western parishes. Tonight, expect partly cloudy. Maximum temperature expected for Kingston and Montego 2

August 14, 2018 4:39 PM Huge turnout for quarterfinals of Basil Waite league

More than 2,000 men, women and children descended on the Santa Cruz Community Centre last Sunday for the 'win or go home' quarter-final round of the Basil Waite Football Under Lights. Residents of Santa Cruz said it was the biggest crowd ever seen at the community centre in its more than 40-year existence. It was a night of clean family fun, upsets 2

August 14, 2018 3:14 PM Sting, Shaggy reclaim Billboard Reggae Album number one spot

KINGSTON, Jamaica — English rocker Sting and Shaggy reclaimed the number one spot on the Billboard Reggae Album chart this week. Their collaborative effort '44/876' removed last week's chart topper Santigold's 'I Dont Want: the Gold Fire Sessions', from her one-week reign. Santigold falls to number four. She is the second female artiste to reach the top of the Billboard 2

August 14, 2018 2:00 PM Sean Paul releases video for 'House Party'

Dancehall superstar Sean Paul recently released a fun video for his new single House Party from DJ Frass' Road to Success album. Shot in Kingston, Jamaica, the video explores a fun and exciting side of the Grammy Award-winning artiste. An RD Studios production, the video displays Sean Paul and friends in their comfort zone- where girls, music, and good vibes 2

August 14, 2018 2:00 PM Trelawny Lay Magistrates' president

President of the Trelwany Chapter of the Lay Magistrates Association of Jamaica (LMAJ) Kenneth Grant has called on the leadership of the Area One Police Division and the Commissioner of Police Major General Antony Anderson to immediately address the shortage of police personnel and other resources in the parish. Speaking against what he said were three 2

August 14, 2018 4:47 AM Weir, Minzie quit Racers Track Club

Veteran athletics coach Glen Mills confirmed to The Gleaner yesterday that Olympic bronze medallist Warren Weir and Jevaughn Minzie will not be under his tutelage when training for the 2019 athletics season begins in the fall. Mills, who is the founder of Racers Track Club, said that Weir informed him last week that he intends to leave the island and continue 2