On The Corner | IMF Deal Must Move Up All Jamaicans, Maryland Residents Tell EPOC

Residents of Maryland, a rustic community in east rural St Andrew, came with high anticipation last Thursday to hear co-chairman of the Economic Programme Oversight Committee (EPOC) Keith Duncan explain elements of the Government’s deal with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), but they didn’t just come to listen. At a Gleaner On The Corner Forum… Continue reading On The Corner | IMF Deal Must Move Up All Jamaicans, Maryland Residents Tell EPOC

Dozens Of Prisoners In Four Countries Freed For Holy Week

It is tempting to judge a person who has been arrested and sent to prison. But the punishment doesn’t always fit the crime, especially in the Caribbean and Latin American prisons, where overcrowding is a major problem. Food For The Poor’s (FFP) Prison Ministry Programme, which started in 1998, has helped to free, train and… Continue reading Dozens Of Prisoners In Four Countries Freed For Holy Week

‘Frog’ Holmes Turns On The Power In Contender

Richard ‘Frog’ Holmes, who was the runner-up in last year’s Wray & Nephew Contender competition, served notice on Wednesday night that he would, again, be a dangerous opponent this year. Holmes scored a decisive technical knockout victory over Mike Breton of Canada at the Chinese Benevolent Association auditorium The end came after 29 seconds of… Continue reading ‘Frog’ Holmes Turns On The Power In Contender

Something Extra with Brian ‘Ribbie’ Chung’s birthday celebration

Celebrating Dad! Brian ‘Ribbie’ Chung (left) shares a proud moment with his children, Lena and Tyler. Harry Smith (left) and Francois St Juste (right) were out to celebrate with Brian ‘Ribbie’ Chung at his birthday party at Ribbie’s Ultra Lounge on Tuesday. Stephen Price and his wife, Imani Duncan-Price, cuddling during the birthday celebration for… Continue reading Something Extra with Brian ‘Ribbie’ Chung’s birthday celebration

‘Frog’ takes on Canada’s Breton in in Contender Series

Team Jamaica number two seed Richard “Frog” Holmes is all set to open his 2017 campaign in the Wray and Nephew White Overproof Rum Contender Boxing Series with a win tonight at the Chinese Benevolent Association. Action is set to start at 8:30 pm.The three-fight card will open the evening’s programme with two amateur bouts… Continue reading ‘Frog’ takes on Canada’s Breton in in Contender Series