The changing face of Caribbean rum
Jamaica Gleaner

In a few weeks' time, the European Union's (EU) long running programme to support the development of the Caribbean rum industry will come to an end.It has been one of the most successful private sector related...

What would you do with a cash windfall?
Jamaica Gleaner

A friend was relating an experience he had at the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, the week of March 13, 2017. It speaks to young people and their career prospects.He overheard a group of female students...

SMEs may have to pay for election campaign promises
Jamaica Observer

Approximately 300,000 micro, medium and small businesses, many of which have managed to ride the waves of the global economic recession and the years of its after-effects, are set to feel the brunt of the new tax measures...

Miller puts the skids on Red Force
Trinidad Guardian

Jamaican Scorpion skipper Nikita Miller bowled brilliantly to bring his team right back into the contention in their eight round Digicel PCL cricket clash against the T&T Red Force at the Queen’s Park Oval in St...

Mom poisons son, 9, to get inheritance money
Jamaica Observer

MISSOURI, USA (AP) — A Missouri mother has been convicted of repeatedly poisoning her son with prescription medications, risking his life in what authorities described as an effort to win attention and possibly...

JN Bank lowers interest rate on foreign currency accounts
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica National (JN) Bank says it will be offering reduced interest rates on foreign currency accounts, following a recent Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) policy decision. Local News Sat, 25 Mar 2017...

China lifts ban on Brazilian meat imports: Brazil minister
Jamaica Observer

"China announced today it has fully reopened its market to Brazilian meat," Agriculture Minister Blairo Maggi said in a statement. Local News Sat, 25 Mar 2017 09:30:15 GMT JN Bank lowers interest rate on foreign currency...

Laptop ban hits Dubai for 1.1m weekend travellers
Jamaica Observer

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AFP) — Dubai International Airport and its flag carrier Emirates began implementing a ban on laptops and tablets on direct flights to the US Saturday, on one of the busiest travel...

Clarendon cop murdered in attempt to thwart robbery
Jamaica Observer

FRANKFIELD, Clarendon — A policeman was shot dead in Frankfield, Clarendon last night after he attempted to intervene in a robbery while on his way home yesterday. Local News Sat, 25 Mar 2017 09:45:31 GMT Laptop ban...

PICA takes outreach campaign to Toronto today
Jamaica Observer

JAMAICA’S Passport, Immigration and Citizenship Agency (PICA) will be taking its outreach campaign to an exposition at the Pearson Convention Centre in Toronto, Canada, today. Local News Sat, 25 Mar 2017 02:00:00 GMT...

Badree, Narine key to Windies attack—Radford
Trinidad Guardian

The pair are among the best in the world in the shortest format with leg-spinner Badree ranked number three and off-spinner Narine ranked seventh, and Radford said he expected them to be a handful for the Pakistani...

Red Force stumps Scorpions
Trinidad Guardian

Under pressure from all quarters to at least be competitive in the current Digicel PCL Four-day tournament, the T&T Red Force struck back at their critics yesterday with an accomplished performance against the...

Caribbean leaders to discuss region’s economic situation at Miami confab
Jamaica Observer

MIAMI, USA (CMC) – Two Caribbean Community (Caribbean) leaders are expected to participate in a World Bank conference examining the socio-economic situation in the Caribbean. Local News Sat, 25 Mar 2017 02:00:00 GMT...

Austin revels in second gold medal win for Special Olympics Jamaica
Jamaica Observer

GRAZ, Austria — It was casual as you like for Jamaica’s Romaine Austin as he cruised to victory in division 18 of the 333-metre speed skating race at Liebenau Ice Hall on yesterday’s final day of...

Caribbean leaders to discuss region’s economic situation at Miami confab
Jamaica Observer

MIAMI, USA (CMC) – Two Caribbean Community (Caribbean) leaders are expected to participate in a World Bank conference examining the socio-economic situation in the Caribbean. Local News Sat, 25 Mar 2017 02:00:00 GMT...

Businesswoman, son and sister charged with money laundering
Jamaica Observer

DETECTIVES from the Financial Investigations Division and the Counter-Terrorism and Organised Crime Investigation Branch have arrested and charged Manchester businesswoman, Eva Mae Sterling, her son Nicholas Chang and her...

Tragedy at Moncrieffe’s Patio Shop
Jamaica Observer

BARBARA Moncrieffe, co-owner of Moncrieffe’s Patio Shop on Old Hope Road, was killed yesterday following an alleged attack by an employee of the establishment. Local News Sat, 25 Mar 2017 02:00:00 GMT Businesswoman,...

Universal Access Fund pushes hard for better Internet penetration
Jamaica Observer

THE Universal Service Fund (USF) says it has provided millions of dollars in support to libraries and educational institutions as the entity continues to carry out its mandate to provide 100 per cent Internet penetration...

Police tell Manchester residents to be vigilant
Jamaica Observer

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Superintendent Wayne Cameron of the Manchester Police Division has urged residents to be vigilant, noting that there are criminal elements plaguing the parish. Central News Sat, 25 Mar 2017...

Sadness in Morant Bay
Jamaica Observer

FIFTY-EIGHT-YEAR-OLD Bernett Afflick was the life of Morant Bay High School in St Thomas, but his heart expanded way beyond the boundaries of the classroom. Local News Sat, 25 Mar 2017 02:00:00 GMT Police tell Manchester...

Young cop killed in Clarendon crash
Jamaica Observer

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Twenty-eight-year-old police constable, Jamie Robinson, lost his life in a motor vehicle accident on Thursday. Local News Sat, 25 Mar 2017 02:00:00 GMT Sadness in Morant Bay...

Jamaica constantly on alert, says security minister
Jamaica Observer

NATIONAL Security Minister Robert Montague says Jamaica is constantly on alert for terrorists at the country’s ports of entry, by using a watch list provided by the international criminal police organisation,...

EU provides €24-million to support Caribbean’s Private Sector
Dominica News Online

Bridgetown, BARBADOS, March 23rd, 2017. The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) and the European Union (EU) have signed the 11th European Development Fund (EDF) agreement worth €24-million to...

West Indies look to revive fortunes against depleted Pakistan
Jamaica Observer

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (AFP) — World champions West Indies will be seeking to erase the recent memory of a pitiful showing in the United Arab Emirates when they commence a T20 International series against Pakistan at...

World Bank organises conference to examine Caribbean's socio-economic situation
Jamaica Observer

MIAMI, United States (CMC) — Two Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders are expected to participate in a World Bank conference examining the socio-economic situation in the Caribbean. Local News Fri, 24 Mar 2017...

Minister Vaz commits land for Baptist Union castor oil project
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Daryl Vaz, has given a commitment to assist the Jamaica Baptist Union (JBU) with lands for its castor bean...

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