NATION newscast August 27, 2015
Nation News

In tonight's news: Restaurant filled with tourists robbed by knife-wielding men. Four deaths in Dominica blamed on tropical storm Erika. Another semi-finalist for Barbados at the track and...

Youth need to know more about reproductive health
Nation News

MINISTER OF FOREIGN Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Maxine McClean, is of the opinion that there should be an increase in the availability of comprehensive education and material on sexual and reproductive...

Cheating 19 Kids TV star Josh Duggar enters rehab
Nation News

NEW YORK – Former reality TV star Josh Duggar, who has admitted cheating on his wife following reports he was a subscriber to the hacked Ashley Madison affair website, has entered rehab, his family said...

BTA Extends Registration For Tourism Workshop
Bernews

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] has extended the registration deadline for its Tourism Experiences application workshop to August 31, with Chief...

'Go look your own age', judge tells man shacking up with teenager
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — A 34-year-old man who was caught living with a 15-year-old girl, whom he claimed told him she was 17, was sternly reprimanded when he appeared in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate's Court...

$50m worth of furniture procured for schools
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) – The Ministry of Education has procured 40,000 pieces of furniture valued at over $50 million for infant, primary and secondary schools across the island.

Forex: J$117.78 to one US dollar
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The US dollar on Thursday, August 27, ended trading at J$117.78, up by nine cents according to the Bank of Jamaica’s daily foreign exchange trading summary.

UWI regrets 'untimely' passing of students
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The University of the West Indies, Mona says it has noted with “sadness and regret the untimely passing” of two of its students on Wednesday.

CARIFESTA exposing Bajan culture
Nation News

CARIFESTA XII has proven to be an ideal opportunity for Barbadian culture to be presented to the region. With only four days until the close of CARIFESTA XII in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti, Minister of Culture,...

Government urges universities to do more to fund themselves
Jamaica Gleaner

The Government is warning local universities that they cannot continue depending on it to fill shortfalls in financing as focus is needed on other critical areas of education. Education Minister, Ronald Thwaites issued...

Student's death leaves CARIMAC in shock
Jamaica Gleaner

The Caribbean Institute of Media and Communication, (CARIMAC) says it is shocked at the sudden passing of one of its prominent students, O’Shane Reid. The 23-year-old and Shanice Simmonds, 22, both students at the...

Burial space shortage being addressed inSt Catherine Parish Council working to address burial space shortage St Catherine
Jamaica Gleaner

The St Catherine Parish Council is moving to establish more public cemeteries in the parish as it seeks to deal with the lack of space in existing ones. Chairman of the council and mayor of Spanish Town Norman Scott says...

BTA: Estimated Economic Impact Is $220/250,000
Bernews

The Bermuda golf tourism calendar received a “fourth quarter boost” with the PGA of Canada’s announcement that it will bring a new...

Sand Sculpture Competition At Horseshoe Bay
Bernews

The Department of Youth, Sport and Recreation today [Aug 27] announced that the 20th annual Bermuda Sand Sculpture Competition will take place on...

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