Monthly Archives: August 2016

Buggery law on trial 

LEWIS… the Belize case will serve as a reference in terms of jurisprudence for any case in the rest of the region

GAY rights activists in the Caribbean nation of Belize are celebrating a landmark Supreme Court ruling there which has overturned the country’s anti-homosexuality law, deeming it unconstitutional.

German knocks Bolt 

Bolt believes his sport has turned the corner in the fight to cleanse itself. (Photo: Bryan Cummings)

BERLIN, Germany (AFP) — Germany’s outspoken Olympic discus champion Robert Harting has criticised sprint superstar Usain Bolt for not speaking out more in the fight to clean up athletics.

Ska & Rocksteady fest set for Nov 26 

Tourism Minister Ed Bartlett (left) greets conceptualiser of the festival Julian ‘Jingles’ Reynolds, while Colin Leslie of Sounds and Pressure looks on. (Lionel Rookwood)

Man charged with credit card fraud 

A man who allegedly used a forged credit card to purchase items from a distribution centre in Kingston was on Monday remanded when he appeared in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court.

Bolt the star attraction at Team Jamaica/Puma press conference 

The world greatest sprinter Usain Bolt says once his coach, Glen Mills is happy, things are looking positive as he hunts the unprecedented achievement of winning three gold medals in three consecutive Olympic Games at the Rio, Olympics in Brazil.

CARICOM to measure contribution of international community to regional economies 

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) grouping is embarking on a project to strengthen capacity to measure the contribution of international trade in services to the economies of the 15 member states by their trading partners.