Going with the FLOW
Jamaica Observer

These little ones — Kiana Garvin (left), Riana Garvin, and Nathan Gordon -- have a good time at the former LIME store, rebranded FLOW, on Half-Way-Tree Road in Kingston, yesterday. The rebranding follows the recent...

Accountant General’s Department undergoing modernisation
Jamaica Observer

THE Accountant General's Department (AGD) — the central government body responsible for administering salaries and making most payments for ministries, departments and agencies -- has been modernising its system to...

Berger Paints hit by strike
Jamaica Observer

PRODUCTION at leading paint manufacturer Berger Paints Jamaica has been halted since yesterday, when unionised workers walked off the job in protest against the removal of a chief union delegate Evadine Murray.

CXC launches rebranding programme
Jamaica Observer

CARIBBEAN Examinations Council (CXC) yesterday launched its corporate rebranding programme.

Sandals Foundation launches fundraising campaign to help storm-hit Dominica
Jamaica Observer

SANDALS Foundation, the non-profit arm of Sandals Resorts International, has launched a fundraising campaign to aid the recovery effort in Dominica after the Caribbean nation was last week devastated by Tropical Storm...

Neglected St Thomas gets attention
Jamaica Observer

GOVERNMENT is working on a $50-million sustainable development plan for St Thomas that is expected to provide a road map for boosting economic growth in the parish which now bears the burdensome title of being the most...

Learning how to manage water
Antigua Observer

Last week, ministers responsible for water management from across the region were invited to participate in a high- level forum and exhibition in Miami, Florida.

Health minister concerned over funding for patients at cancer centre
Antigua Observer

Almost three months after the opening of the Cancer Centre Eastern Caribbean, Health Minister Molwyn Joseph is concerned that the volume of patients to be treated there will place an additional burden on the Medical...

Relief efforts for Dominica are galvanised
Antigua Observer

As relief aid for storm struck Dominica continues to pour in from all corners of the world, Antigua & Barbuda’s cultural arts fraternity has offered its own commitment to the Nature Isle.

Weston: No decrease in gas prices
Antigua Observer

Despite more fluctuations in global oil prices sending them to a six-year low last week, the nation’s Minister of State in the Finance Ministry, Lennox Weston, is warning residents not to expect any drop in prices on...

New formula to ensure hospital gets sufficient funds
Antigua Observer

The government has said it will be implementing a “new formula” to ensure better management of the cash-strapped state hospital, Mount St John’s Medical Centre (MSJMC).

Agent: Gatlin ‘said sorry for doping’
Antigua Observer

Double world silver medallist Justin Gatlin "has apologised" for his previous doping offences, says the sprinter's agent Renaldo Nehemiah.

National PTA head hopes for smooth transition in new school year
Antigua Observer

The head of the National Parent Teachers’ Association, Alister Thomas is hoping for a smooth transition in schools across the island today, amidst several changes which were implemented ahead of the new academic year.

Bulls’ Rose denies sexual misconduct allegations
Antigua Observer

Chicago, USA, - Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose said Thursday that a lawsuit filed recently in Los Angeles Superior Court accusing him of sexual misconduct is based on untrue allegations.

Oil spill in Point Ligoure
Trinidad Newsday

AN oil spill in Point Fortin, in which approximately three barrels of oil had to be recovered from the ground, created some panic for seven families living in close proximity to where it happened. Contractors have since...

Brigadier Kenrick Maharaj falls ill
Trinidad Newsday

The President is usually the focus of attention while delivering a feature address. But all eyes shifted to Chief of Defence Staff, Brigadier General Kenrick Maharaj, when he was suddenly escorted off stage during an...

Jack, Abdulah: Rewards for McLeod, Dookeran
Trinidad Newsday

MOVEMENT for Social Justice (MSJ) political leader David Abdulah and Independent Liberal Party political leader Jack Warner, both former members of the People's Partnership (PP), yesterday declared it was inappropriate...

Celebrating 53 years of independence
Trinidad Newsday

Under this country's first Prime Minister Dr Eric Eustace Williams, our twin-island Republic had much to celebrate. It is no different now 53 years later and, as usual, we celebrated in style. Here are some scenes...

Carmona commends Fire Service
Trinidad Newsday

The Trinidad and Tobago Fire Service (TTFS) was yesterday commended by President Anthony Carmona after several of its officers treated four-year-old Santa Cruz resident, Kalel Alleyne during an August 20 visit to the...

Citizens revel in national pride
Trinidad Newsday

Hundreds of people dressed in their red, white and black yesterday flocked to the Queen's Park Savannah, Port-of-Spain to witness first-hand, the parade of uniformed troops to mark this country's 53rd Anniversary of being...

Gabby’s farwell to Husbands
Nation News

I HAVE lost my dear beloved brother Tyrone, who has been in my life since 1967. We worked for Captain Carlo Manduoy on the Eione and Buccaneer yachts, singing for hours without microphones or any other...

Time to revisit UWI situation
Nation News

IT'S NOT that students are unable to afford tuition at Cave Hill. Rather, it is more likely that their families are not persuaded that their investing in a Cave Hill undergraduate degree will give their...

DEAR CHRISTINE: Feeling guilty for not helping brother
Nation News

Dear Christine, I FELT it necessary to write you because I need to hear your views and I always like the advice you give. Mine is not a relationship issue, but I know your advice will be sound. ...

Teachers in drive to help Dominicans
Nation News

THE BARBADOS SECONDARY Teachers’ Union (BSTU) has launched a relief drive for teachers and students in Dominica. President Mary Redman said they were “actively” engaged in securing assistance for their...

Husbands looking for seven wins
Nation News

DEFENDING CHAMPION jockey at Assiniboia Downs, Chris Husbands, has four race days remaining in the season to find seven wins to draw level with leader Jamaican Chavion Chow. During the just concluded...

Players praised for three days of’ exciting’ golf
Nation News

CHAMPIONS in various divisions of the 2015 Massy United Insurance Barbados Open secured podium finishes after being tested by intermittent showers, challenging conditions and determined opponents during...

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RECENT COMMENTS
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bernard george (guest): their address has changed ; is status any different; ie do they have a licence and are they operating

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Davis (guest): Is the the Jamaica Constubilary Force Infiltrated by Criminals??? Wives, Children, Girlfriends, Mother, do you know how your Police relatives come by the nice cars and house and money that you are...

Clarificaton, 4 April 2013
Barbara dougla-pond (guest): Further. Under no circumstances was Judy responsible for Loren calling her mother. She had nothing what so ever to do with that. Jurina would have never asked you to put that lying shit on the...

Methodist Training Centre Opened In Orange Hill, St. Ann Montego Bay
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Jackie Ramperaud (guest): I think he was coming back from work

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Shanell Watkinon-Peterso (guest): I enjoyed reading this article. We in the Caribbean have much fruits an vegetables which we should be thankful for.

Anil Roberts for Sports Ministry
anil dewan (guest): 7074092286