Cosby’s Drugs-sex Admission Could Aid Women’s Cases

Cosby’s Drugs-sex Admission Could Aid Women’s Cases
Lawyers for women pursuing criminal and civil cases against Bill Cosby say his admission that he obtained quaaludes to give young women before sex could bolster their claims. Court documents unsealed Monday show that Cosby says he gave a 19-year-old woman the sedative before they had sex in the 1970s. She is one of three women now suing him for defamation. The defamation suit accuses Cosby of branding them liars when his representatives denied their ...

LIME Foundation, USF Making The Link In St Mary

LIME Foundation, USF Making The Link In St Mary
A partnership between LIME Foundation and Universal Access Fund (USF) to bring Internet to more people, deepened its reach into St Mary recently with the upgrading and refurbishing of the cyber centre - now known as 'The Link' which was established in 2007 as the foundation's sixth of its kind across Jamaica. The Link, located at Bethel United Church in Highgate, received a facelift, speed upgrade and WiFi functionality courtesy of the foundation. For i...

Experts For Film Fest

Experts For Film Fest
A full roster of experts is slated for the workshops of the inaugural Jamaica Promotions Corporation's (JAMPRO) Jamaica Film Festival, which kicks off today at the Courtleigh Auditorium in St Andrew. These industry insiders will present an array of topics including: The Business of Filmmaking and the Future of TV; Key to Financing your Film Project; and Casting for Film and Television. Among the presenters is Nicole A Bernard, executive vice presiden...

NWC Announces New Water Restrictions

NWC Announces New Water Restrictions
THE National Water Commission (NWC) says that customers in the Kingston Metropolitan Area (KMA) served by the Hermitage/Constant Spring, Mona, Hope, and Seaview systems will, with immediate effect, receive water supplies on "alternating days". NWC, in a release late yesterday, said that the water restriction was forced by the rapid decline in inflows to the systems. The new water management plan means that areas which are supplied on a Tuesday will t...

Jamaican-German Sends Nadal Crashing Out Of Wimbledon

Jamaican-German Sends Nadal Crashing Out Of Wimbledon
Rafael Nadal was sent crashing out of Wimbledon by dread-locked German qualifier Dustin Brown yesterday, his fourth successive humiliation at the All England Club. Nadal, the 2008 and 2010 champion, slumped to a 7-5, 3-6, 6-4, 6-4 second-round defeat against the world number 102 who hit 13 aces and 58 winners. It was the 29-year-old's first ever defeat to a qualifier at a Grand Slam and came in the aftermath of losing his French Open crown where he h...