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Last updated: 2014-08-01 17:21:37

'I didnít appreciate that' - Bolt on accusation of insulting comments about Commonwealth Games
Jamaican sprinting superstar Usain Bolt has again denied making insulting comments about the 2014 Commonwealth Games insisting that the reports were lies and that he is looking to put on a show here.

Commonwealth Games: Jamaica's 4x400 and 4x100 men and women relay teams through to finals
Jamaica's 4x400 men and women and 4x100 men and women qualified today for the events finals set for tomorrow in the Hampden Park Stadium at the 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland

'It has been rough' - JPS defends power restoration efforts
The Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) is defending its efforts to restore power to affected communities, saying it has been rough.

Govít eyes year end for updated building code legislation
The Government is looking at year end as the new deadline for the passage of legislation that will herald an updated legal building code.

Tropical Storm Bertha expected to reach northeastern Caribbean tomorrow
Tropical Storm Bertha is expected to reach the northeastern Caribbean tomorrow and already warnings have been issued for Puerto Rico and nearby islands.

Israeli forces search for soldier believed captured
Israeli forces are searching for a soldier believed captured, as a 72-hour truce with Hamas in Gaza collapsed just hours after it had begun.

JLP's Samuda says lengthy power cuts in Portmore unacceptable
The Opposition says no amount of explanation from the Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) could justify the lengthy loss of power to sections of Portmore in St Catherine since Wednesday.

Commonwealth Games: Schedule for today's relays, finals and other events
Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce will make their first competitive appearances games tonight. Five track and field athletes will be aiming to add to Jamaica's medal tally ...

Commonwealth Games: Bolt, Fraser-Pryce to anchor 4x100m teams in heats
Jamaican superstars Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce will make their first competitive appearances at the Commonwealth Games today.

Rise above the challenges, says PM in Emancipation Day message
Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller is urging Jamaicans to rise above the challenges and emulate the resilient attitude of leaders who fought for the freedom of the country.

Scam Alert! Be vigilant when applying for farm work programmes
The Constabulary Communications Network is urging persons to be vigilant when applying for overseas employment programmes.

Meteorological Service: Jamaica still experiencing drought despite rains yesterday
Despite heavy rains yesterday, Director of the Meteorological Service of Jamaica, Jeffrey Spooner says the county is still experiencing drought conditions.

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