Enthusiastic youngsters show skills at Digicel Jumpstart Clinics
Jamaica Observer

Once again, the young basketballers from the Digicel Jumpstart Clinics lived up to the hype and showed the coaches just how passionate they are about basketball and learning more about the game. Local Sports Fri, 23 Sep...

WHAT THEY SAY: Michael Beecham - Racehorse trainer
Jamaica Observer

When did you start your career as a trainer? Local Sports Fri, 23 Sep 2016 02:00:00 GMT Enthusiastic youngsters show skills at Digicel Jumpstart Clinics...

Guy Harvey in Jamaica for 30th anniversary documentary, MoBay Marlin Tournament
Jamaica Observer

German-born, Jamaican-raised conservationist, artist and marine biologist Guy Harvey is now in Jamaica to participate in the 55th Montego Bay Annual International Marlin Tournament and to continue documenting his...

SOJ buoyed by visit of UNICEF youth advocate
Jamaica Observer

Lorna Bell, executive director Special Olympics Jamaica (SOJ, says the visit of UNICEF and Special Olympics youth advocate Lucy Meyer to Jamaica provides a great opportunity to expand the free health screening programme...

CB/UWI 5K targets $20 million
Jamaica Observer

Organisers of this year’s Caribbean Broilers (CB)/University of the West Indies (UWI) 5K Run/Walk and Wheelchair Road Race, as well as Smart Eggs Kids K will be looking to raise approximately $20 million at its fifth...

Shane Ellis to make public apology
Jamaica Observer

Following a ruling by the stewards of the Jamaica Racing Commission (JRC), champion jockey Shane Ellis is to make a public apology in the official race book after breaching Rule 247 (xi) last Saturday during the conduct...

Lacovia stun champs STETHS in rescheduled daCosta Cup fixture
Jamaica Observer

LACOVIA, St Elizabeth — Lacovia High scored an upset 1-0 win over defending champions St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) in their rescheduled Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association ISSA/FLOW daCosta Cup...

WICB to spend US$600,000 on women’s fees, retainers
Jamaica Observer

ST JOHN’S, Antigua (CMC) — The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) said Wednesday it planned to pump more than half-million United States dollars into the women’s game, in a move that will see an increase in...

Sorrowful STGC continue Manning Cup fight today
Jamaica Observer

In the midst of mourning, defiant St George’s College (STGC) will contest one of five Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/FLOW Manning Cup contests across three groups in the corporate area today. Local...

Dominica PM calls on LIAT to show more compassion to passengers
Jamaica Observer

ROSEAU, Dominica (CMC) — Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit is urging the cash-strapped regional airline, LIAT, to improve its services to passengers saying “there must be a greater sense of...

60 Canada schools, universities evacuated over threat in Canada
Jamaica Observer

MONTREAL, Canada (AFP) — Some 60 schools and universities in eastern Canada were evacuated Wednesday over an unspecified possible threat, police said. Local News Wed, 21 Sep 2016 09:42:51 GMT Dominica PM calls on...

Tears flow at Holy Trinity Cathedral as hundreds mourn Dominic James
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Holy Trinity Cathedral is packed to capacity as tearful students from all over are in attendance for the Thanksgiving Devotion for the life of St George's College player and captain Dominic...

Rome’s Olympic bid suffers blow as mayor says 'No'
Jamaica Observer

ROME, Italy (AFP) — Rome's bid to host the 2024 summer Olympics was dealt a potentially fatal blow Wednesday after the city's mayor, Virginia Raggi, said she would not give her formal backing. Local News Wed, 21 Sep...

Dominica PM calls on LIAT to show more compassion to passengers
Antigua Observer

Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit is urging the cash-strapped regional airline, LIAT, to improve its services to passengers saying “there must be a greater sense of humanism” in the way the airline...

Clarke: Region faces growing multidimensional poverty
Nassau Guardian

The Bahamas topped the United Nations Human Development Index (HDI) among Caribbean nations in 2005, and according to a report prepared by the authors based on the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Human...

Dominica reports spike in NCDs
Jamaica Observer

ROSEAU, Dominica (CMC) — Health officials have expressed concern about an increase in non-communicable diseases . Local News Tue, 13 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT Deportee grabbed ‘like how slaves were captured’...

Clinton campaign falters, as health questions swirl
Jamaica Observer

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) – Hillary Clinton’s White House bid stumbled yesterday as a bout of pneumonia gave her rival Donald Trump a new opening to question her fitness for office, while pledging to...

Today's Horoscope - September 13, 2016
Jamaica Observer

HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016:This year you are likely to experience more anger than you are comfortable with. Harness this energy and use it for projects and important discussions. Your family and home are...

FAA issues Galaxy Note 7 warning
Jamaica Observer

The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has warned airline passengers not to turn on or charge the new Samsung Note 7 smartphone during flights following numerous reports of the devices catching fire....

Venezuela enters endgame of anti-Maduro referendum
Jamaica Observer

CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) — The Venezuelan Opposition’s push for a referendum on removing embattled President Nicolas Maduro from power enters its endgame today when the authorities announce the dates for the...

Cameron: The man who lost the Brexit gamble
Jamaica Observer

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — After the failure of his high-stakes EU referendum gamble, David Cameron’s political life came to a quick and unceremonious end yesterday when he announced he was resigning from...

Guyana-born US legislator gets support from Haitian colleagues in Democratic Primary
Jamaica Observer

NEW YORK, USA (CMC) – Haitian-American New York State legislators have thrown their support behind a Guyanese legislator here who is seeking re-election in today’s Democratic Primary. Local News Tue, 13 Sep 2016...

Guyana cabbie gunned down while delivering food
Jamaica Observer

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) – The police are investigating the circumstances in which a taxi driver was gunned down here late Sunday as he made a food delivery. Local News Tue, 13 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT Guyana-born US...

IDB launches multimedia climate change kit for schools
Jamaica Observer

THE Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has launched ‘Rise Up’, a free multimedia tool for primary and secondary schools in Latin America and the Caribbean to empower students, parents and teachers to address...

Rocking NYFW
Jamaica Observer

As we in Jamaica are preparing for the fabulous and ever- growing Take Style Out (TSO) slated for Thursday, October 6, our Rock stars – notably Alicia Burke, Barbra-Lee Grant, Tami Williams, Kai Newman, Jeneil...

Viewing the damage
Jamaica Observer

Acting permanent secretary in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture, and Fisheries Reginald Budhan (centre), chief technical director in the ministry Dermon Spence (left), and director Andre Kong view damage to...

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