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May 23, 2018 5:29 AM Shaggy, Sting hold firm

New Zealand reggae fusion band Sons of Zion makes its debut on this week's Billboard Reggae Album chart. The group's third album, Vantage Point, enters at number nine. The album, which contains 15 tracks, was released on May 11 via Sony Music Entertainment. For the fourth week running, Sting and Shaggy remain on top with their collaborative effort 44/876. The album

May 18, 2018 6:10 AM Replica of Taini Jameson Trophy on its way to Netball Jamaica

A replica of the Taini Jameson Trophy is now on its way from New Zealand to Netball Jamaica following the Sunshine Girls' victory at the recent quad series in New Zealand and their subsequent departure without the trophy. The Netball Jamaica boss added that the local governing body had no problem with the stance taken by Netball New Zealand. Meanwhile 5

May 18, 2018 6:01 AM Jahmiel to the WORLD

Following performances in the United States and The Gambia, Jahmiel continued his overseas surge with a handful of shows in the United Kingdom alongside Tarrus Riley and Cham. The gigs took place May 4-6 at Victoria Warehouse in Manchester, O2 Academy Brixton in London, and O2 Academy in Birmingham. “The response on all three shows was great. But there 5

May 17, 2018 8:38 PM J'can to appear in court on drug charges in Barbados

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — A Jamaican man is scheduled to appear in court in Barbados following his arrest for the unlawful possession of marijuana. The police report that Leith Hall, 47, from St Thomas, Jamaica, arrived in the island on May 11 on board a Caribbean Airlines flight from Kingston. After clearing immigration, he was interviewed by members 2

May 17, 2018 5:00 AM Deacon says women have no right to terminate pregnancies

Deacon Peter Espeut has described abortion, whether safe or unsafe, as murder and has asserted that no woman should be given that right. He was commenting on a recent survey finding that 42 per cent of persons polled agreed that women should have the right to safe abortion services. Thirty-two per cent strongly agreed, 15 per cent disagreed, and six per cent strongly 3

May 17, 2018 4:14 AM Canada cuts Jamaica's lead in Contender Series

Jamaica is now holding a slender 4-3 lead over Canada in the 2018 Wray and Nephew Contender Series for the welterweight title following the seventh preliminary fight on Wednesday night at the Chinese Benevolent Association headquarters. Jamaican debutant Sean-Antonie Johnson suffered a 4th round TKO loss to Canada’s Ricardo ‘Magic Man’ Salas after referee 5

May 16, 2018 7:39 AM CRH forum at UTech tomorrow

A public forum on the problem-plagued Cornwall Regional Hospital (CRH) is being held tomorrow by the University of Technology, Jamaica's Faculty of the Built Environment. The forum, scheduled to run from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm at the faculty's lecture theatre 4, will feature architect Dr Patricia Green, lecturer at the faculty's Caribbean School of Architecture 3

May 16, 2018 7:35 AM A Royal Romance...The Countdown Is Own

Wednesday Social closes the curtain on Part 1 of its coverage of the screening of the Lifetime Movie Network's Harry and Meghan: A Royal Romance , hosted by the Jamaica Pegasus hotel and supported by The Style Observer , Page 2 , Select Brands and British Airways. The by-invitation-only exclusive which took place inside the hotel's Blend Bar and Lounge 4

May 15, 2018 5:41 AM CPA secretary general to visit Jamaica this week

SECRETARY General of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA), Akbar Khan, will pay a visit to Jamaica from May 16 to May 20, 2018. The secretary general will on Friday, May 18 lead a CPA Roadshow, aimed at sensitising youth about good governance and the importance of parliamentary democracy, as well as the role of the CPA in promoting these 4

May 15, 2018 5:00 AM Allen dedicates win to his mother

Following his outstanding achievement on Sunday's final day of competition of the South Eastern Conference (SEC) Outdoor Championships on the campus of the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, the University of Auburn sophomore, Nathon Allen, who won the Men's 400 metres in a school record 44.28 seconds, has dedicated the win to his mother. The winning 7