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Young victim of Mediterranean ‘genocide’ is found off Greece – one of 1,000 to die in 24 hours

He had travelled hundreds of miles across treacherous seas, cared for by a family who were desperate for a better life. Today, he finally reached Europe’s promised lands, his lifeless body borne by a stranger on to a Greek beach which he will never see and a country he will never know. The child – [...]

Usain Bolt visits a favela in Brazil and excites young fans in Rio

Usain Bolt walked into a small gym at the base of Rio de Janeiro’s Mangueira favela on Thursday, took three shots on the basketball court – at least one from 3-point range – and made all three. That bodes well for next year’s Olympics, where the six-time gold-medal sprinter will try to add three more [...]

Section of Highway 2000 officially renamed the P J Patterson Highway

The Kingston to May Pen leg of Highway 2000 has been officially re-named the P.J. Patterson Highway, in honour of Jamaica’s sixth Prime Minister, who was instrumental in initiating the corridor’s development. The 44-kilometre toll road, which was developed between 1999 and 2007, runs from Mandela Highway in St. Catherine to the May Pen round-a-bout [...]

International credit union award for Aloun Assamba, Jamaica’s High Commissioner to the UK

High Commissioner to the United Kingdom (UK), Her Excellency Aloun Ndombet-Assamba, has been awarded the 2015 World Council of Credit Unions Distinguished Services Award (DSA). The award is scheduled to be presented during a special ceremony in Denver, Colorado, in the United States, on July 13, 2015. “The award is in recognition of your lifetime [...]

Prime Minister Simpson Miller visits bereaved families in Monymusk quadruple murder

Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller on Saturday visited the families of the four males who were murdered in Monymusk, Clarendon last week. The prime minister said the incident underscores the need for Jamaicans to learn how to resolve their differences without resorting to violence. She said she saw pain, despair and suffering during her visits. “We [...]

Vybz Kartel’s ex associate killed in Portmore drive-by Saturday

A well-known former associate of  incarcerated dancehall entertainer Vybz Kartel was shot and killed during a drive by shooting Saturday morning. The deceased, businessman Jamie Ridley of a Kingston 8 address, was killed during a fish fry held in the Braeton Phase One community. Two other persons were shot and injured during the incident including [...]

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    Money laundering twist to fraud case involving Carmax Jamaica

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    Young victim of Mediterranean ‘genocide’ is found off Greece – one of 1,000 to die in 24 hours

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    Usain Bolt visits a favela in Brazil and excites young fans in Rio

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    The History of the Polo Shirt and Jean Rene Lacoste

    Few garments deserve the title of fashion classic as the polo-shirt. This short-sleeved, casual garment, and our namesake, is a true wardrobe staple.  While you may have worn a wholesale polo-shirt before. you may never have wondered how it came to be and how it got the name ‘polo-shirt’. In fact, the story of the polo-shirt is [...]

  • Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller 2nd left and former Prime Minister P.J. Patterson, 2nd right, in whose honour the highway has been renames

    Section of Highway 2000 officially renamed the P J Patterson Highway

    The Kingston to May Pen leg of Highway 2000 has been officially re-named the P.J. Patterson Highway, in honour of Jamaica’s sixth Prime Minister, who was instrumental in initiating the corridor’s development. The 44-kilometre toll road, which was developed between 1999 and 2007, runs from Mandela Highway in St. Catherine to the May Pen round-a-bout [...]

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    International credit union award for Aloun Assamba, Jamaica’s High Commissioner to the UK

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    Prime Minister Simpson Miller visits bereaved families in Monymusk quadruple murder

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    Vybz Kartel’s ex associate killed in Portmore drive-by Saturday

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