Thousands without power in St Lucia
Nation News

CASTRIES – St Lucians have been picking up the pieces from a trail of destruction left behind after 14 hours of battering by Tropical Storm Matthew. Although there have been no reports lives being...

Weather system is now Tropical Storm Matthew
Nation News

A TROPICAL STORM warning is now in effect for Barbados as well Dominica, St Vincent and the Grenadines, St Lucia, Guadeloupe and Martinique. At 11 a.m. the centre of Tropical Storm Matthew was located...

St. Lucia-based airline plans to introduce flights between OECS territories
Dominica News Online

A new Saint Lucian owned airline has announced plans to introduce direct services between OECS territories and is seeking investors to join their team. The new airline dubbed Go Fly Airlines is owned by Saint Lucian pilot...

Opposition calls St Lucia gov’t a failure in 100-day assessment
Jamaica Observer

CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC) – The main opposition St Lucia Labour Party (SLP) has given the Allen Chastanet administration a failing grade after 100 days in office. Local News Thu, 22 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT Guyana to...

Gov’t endorses UNICEF’s global goals
Jamaica Observer

THE Ministry of Education, Youth and Information has endorsed the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Global Goals for Sustainable Development. Local News Thu, 22 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT Opposition calls St Lucia...

Caricom states commit to continue empowering women, girls
Jamaica Observer

UNITED NATIONS (CMC) – Caribbean Community (Caricom) countries have pledged their “resolve” to achieve positive outcomes for empowering women and girls in the Caribbean as part of UN Secretary General Ban...

This Day in History - September 22
Jamaica Observer

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHT Local News Thu, 22 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT Caricom states commit to continue empowering women, girls http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/Caricom-states-commit-to-continue-empowering-women--girls_74744...

Public procurement specialists attend certification course at MIND
Jamaica Observer

PUBLIC procurement specialists participating in a 14-day certification course are being encouraged to use the knowledge gained to build the procurement capacity of their respective ministries, departments and agencies....

‘Far from the truth’
Jamaica Observer

HEAD of the St Ann Police Division, Superintendent Wayne Cameron, has dismissed as mere falsehood a news report that residents have been fleeing the town of Ocho Rios because of continued violence. Local News Thu, 22 Sep...

Chinese men guilty of financial crimes to be sentenced today
Jamaica Observer

Three Chinese nationals, who recently pleaded guilty to financial crimes and breaches of the Criminal Justice (Suppression of Criminal Organisations) Act (Anti-Gang Legislation) charges, are to know their fate today....

Cabinet set to receive draft action plan on public sector reform
Jamaica Observer

A draft action plan for public sector reform is to be submitted to Cabinet by September 26, Minister of Finance and the Public Service Audley Shaw has said. Local News Thu, 22 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT Chinese men guilty of...

Wheatley to intervene in RUBiS, JGRA dispute
Jamaica Observer

ENERGY Minister Dr Andrew Wheatley is expected to meet with the Jamaica Gasolene Retailers Association (JGRA) tomorrow in an effort to avert a crisis in the retail petroleum trade. Local News Thu, 22 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT...

Government IMF to continue discussion on successor agreement
Jamaica Observer

THE International Monetary Fund (IMF) Country Team is returning to Jamaica this week to continue discussions with the Government on a successor arrangement. Local News Thu, 22 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT Wheatley to intervene...

CDB exec says region must find new ways to manage marine resources
Jamaica Observer

BRIDGETOWN,Barbados (CMC) — A senior official of the Barbados-based Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) says regional countries need to find new, efficient and sustainable approaches to managing terrestrial and marine...

Tears flow at special devotion for late St George’s football captain
Jamaica Observer

DOMINIC Allessandro James was said to be a young man of few words, and even when he spoke, his was a soft voice. Local News Thu, 22 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT CDB exec says region must find new ways to manage marine...

It’s illegal to withhold exam results!
Jamaica Observer

THE Ministry of Education says educational institutions, including universities, that continue to withhold students’ final examination results because of money owing are doing so illegally as the practice is against...

Twitter eases 140-character limit on tweets
Jamaica Observer

Twitter announced yesterday that it was easing its 140-character Local News Tue, 20 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT Latest Apple, Samsung smartphones http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/Latest-Apple--Samsung-smartphones_74515 Apple...

Look out for random emails, it’s phishing season!
Jamaica Observer

Phishing in the cybercrime world is by far one of the most common methods to gain access to your sensitive information. Cyber criminals are known to be notoriously lazy and will find the easiest way to get access to your...

Commonwealth SG backs plans for global agreement on migration
Jamaica Observer

COMMONWEALTH Secretary General Patricia Scotland is supporting plans for a global agreement to end the refugee and migration crisis around the world. Local News Tue, 20 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT Look out for random emails,...

Jamaica leads winners at World Travel Awards
Jamaica Observer

Jamaica came away big winners at this year’s World Travel Awards, copping the title of the Caribbean’s Leading Destination, while a special award was made to Tourism Minister Ed Bartlett naming him the...

Caricom leaders raise concerns about ‘global inequalities’ at NAM summit
Jamaica Observer

MARGARITA ISLAND, Venezuela (CMC) – Two Caribbean Community (Caricom) leaders have used the just concluded summit of non-aligned countries to highlight concerns affecting their respective countries. Local News Tue,...

IDB launches series on crime and violence in Caribbean countries
Jamaica Observer

WASHINGTON, DC, USA (CMC) — The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) says it is launching a series of technical notes on crime and violence in four Caribbean Community (Caricom) countries. Local News Tue, 20 Sep...

Ambassador promises stronger alliance with Jamaican Diaspora
Jamaica Observer

WASHINGTON, DC, USA — Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United States Audrey Marks says she will be building stronger alliances between Jamaica and the diaspora, pursuing opportunities for trade and investment, and...

Look out for random emails, it’s phishing season!
Jamaica Observer

Phishing in the cybercrime world is by far one of the most common methods to gain access to your sensitive information. Cyber criminals are known to be notoriously lazy and will find the easiest way to get access to your...

Mark Gibbs hailed as honest, humble cop and excellent leader
Jamaica Observer

LUCEA, Hanover — Inspector Mark Anthony Gibbs was Sunday eulogised as “a clean, honest, humble, country boy” who demonstrated “excellent leadership” and helped to create an environment of trust...

One Denham Town escapee recaptured, 8 others on the run
Jamaica Observer

ONE of nine prisoners who escaped from the Denham Town Police lock-up in Kingston Western on Sunday is back in police custody following his recapture in the parish of Manchester yesterday. Local News Tue, 20 Sep 2016...

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