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Hundreds pray for Chávez

Venezuelans held a candlelight vigil last Friday for President Hugo Chávez, praying for their leader while he remained in a hospital undergoing cancer treatment.

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Father of Pistorius’ girlfriend speaks out

The father of Oscar Pis-torius' slain girlfriend has told a South African newspaper that the athlete will have to "live with his conscience" if he is lying about how he killed her.

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‘Rating downgrade humiliating’ says British Opposition

The British Government is coming under increasing pressure after credit ratings agency Moody's Investors Service downgraded its bond rating one notch from the top AAA to AA1 last Friday.

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Tensions mount on Korean Peninsula

North Korea warned the top American commander in South Korea yesterday of "miserable destruction" if the United States (US) military presses ahead with routine joint drills with South Korea set to begin next month.

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BOJ cuts rates to new low

Effective tomorrow, the interest rate payable on the Bank of Jamaica's (BOJ) 30-day certificates of deposit will be reduced by 50 basis points to recent years' low of 5.75 per cent per annum.

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Happy birthday, Sir Alex

National Hero and former Prime Minister Sir Alexander Bustamante will be remembered today when the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission stages a floral tribute and a church service to commemorate the 129th anniversary of his birth.

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Keith Clarke trial delayed: defence wants more tests

The trial of the three members of the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) soldiers charged with the murder of Kingston businessman Keith Clarke is to start on July 1 in the Home Circuit Court.

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