PLP: ‘Programs Should Have Started Long Ago’
Bernews

With only two months until the America’s Cup, the PLP “encourages entrepreneurs to take advantage of this last minute program, if you...

PLP: ‘Programs Should Have Started Long Ago’
Bernews

With only two months until the America’s Cup, the PLP “encourages entrepreneurs to take advantage of this last minute program, if you can,” Shadow Tourism Minister Jamahl Simmons said, adding that...

Column: Small Business Opportunities For AC
Bernews

[Written by BEDC Chairman Nick Kempe] There is still the impression in the community that large amounts of financing will be needed to cash in on the numerous AC35 business opportunities. Far too many are operating under...

Customs Officers Train In Advance Of AC35
Bernews

As part of their preparation for the upcoming America’s Cup, Customs Officers underwent training which was facilitated by French Customs Officials from St. Martin and Martinique, the Ministry of National Security...

AC entrepreneurs an afterthought, says Simmons
Royal Gazette

The Progressive Labour Party has accused Government of a mad scramble to add diversity and inclusion to the Americas Cup. Jamahl Simmons, the Shadow Minister of Tourism, pledged that for similar projects in the future the...

Scotiabank suspends dormant fees
Jamaica Gleaner

Scotiabank announced today that effective immediately dormant fees, currently charged on inactive accounts, will be suspended. The move forms part of the Bank’s ongoing review of fees “as we seek to identify the...

Hamilton Re Hosts Students During Open House
Bernews

‘Open Hamilton Re’ — a contest designed to raise the interest of Bermuda high school students in a career in the insurance and reinsurance industry — has been hailed as a success by Hamilton Re, the...

PAID STATEMENT: Behind Senator Tonge’s decry of local enterprise
Dominica News Online

1 SENATOR TONGE’S STATEMENT IN GREATER CONTEXT The Construction Sector is forced to redeem the Local Private Sector from an irresponsible attack on it by Senator Robert Tonge last week. In effect, Senator Tonge...

NCB now trading as NCB Financial Group on JSE
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — NCB Financial Group Limited (NCB Group) said it has begun trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) causing the old identifier for National Commercial Bank Jamaica Limited (NCB) to cease trading...

Jamaican dancer remanded for arson, wounding in Barbados
Jamaica Observer

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — A Jamaican woman charged with arson and wounding was remanded when she appeared in court on Wednesday. Local News Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:27:05 GMT NCB now trading as NCB Financial Group on...

By-election for Greater Portmore North set for Monday
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Electoral Office of Jamaica (EOJ) a short while ago announced that a by-election will be held in the Greater Portmore North electoral division on Monday. Local News Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:33:53...

NWA to commence $3.2 billion road works
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Road rehabilitation projects, valued at just over $3.2 billion, are slated to get underway in 11 parishes, the National Works Agency (NWA) has disclosed. Local News Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:47:48 GMT...

JFJ says outlawing corporal punishment in schools will advance children welfare
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) said it welcomes the government’s announcement to prohibit the use of corporal punishment in educational institutions. Local News Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:13:36 GMT NWA...

Hungary seeks to ban Heineken 'communist' star
Jamaica Observer

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AFP) — The famous red star logo of Dutch beer giant Heineken could be banned in Hungary under a government proposal seeking to prohibit the commercial use of "totalitarian" symbols, Budapest said...

Dominica, St Lucia implement ban on corned beef from Brazil
Jamaica Observer

CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC) — Dominica and St Lucia are two of the latest ‎Caribbean Community (CARICOM) member states to announce a ban on the imports of corned beef from Brazil. Local News Thu, 23 Mar 2017...

PNPYO says Gov't budget is 'artificial prosperity'
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The People's National Party’s Youth Organisation (PNPYO) today encouraged Jamaicans to stand against the “extortionate and obviously indefensible tax package” presented by the...

US mother beat, choke girl over incorrect Bible verses
Jamaica Observer

PENNSYLVANIA, United States (AP) — Police say a Pennsylvania woman severely beat her daughter, tried to strangle her and kicked her out of the house for incorrectly reciting Bible verses. Local News Thu, 23 Mar 2017...

Cabinet facilitates pension scheme for district constables
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — National Security Minister Robert Montague has announced that Cabinet has approved the establishment of 2,200 district constable positions, with effect from April 1, 2017. Local News Thu, 23 Mar...

Fewer motorcyclists dying in crashes
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Seventeen fewer motorcyclists have died on the nation’s roads since the beginning of the year when compared to the corresponding period in 2016, representing a decrease of almost 50 per...

Britain names 'IS soldier' who attacked Parliament
Jamaica Observer

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — British police on Thursday identified the man who killed three people in a rampage outside parliament as a 52-year-old with a string of convictions but none for terror offences. Local...

ONLINE READERS COMMENT: Offensive, indecent, obscene or menacing messages are potentially unlawful
Jamaica Observer

Dear Editor: Local News Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:52:53 GMT Britain names 'IS soldier' who attacked Parliament http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/Britain-names--IS-soldier--who-attacked-Parliament LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP)...

Turkey President wants laptop ban lifted 'as soon as possible'
Jamaica Observer

ISTANBUL, Turkey (AFP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday urged the US and Britain to lift their bans on laptops and tablet computers in the cabin of flights from many Middle East and North African...

'Worst is over' for Brazil's meat scandal
Jamaica Observer

BRASÍLIA, Brazil (AFP) — Worldwide markets have been slamming their doors on Brazilian meat since revelations that rotten produce was being sold with faked certificates, but the agriculture minister told AFP on...

Woman accused of prostituting teens for court April 4
Jamaica Observer

A pregnant Kingston vendor accused of pimping two minors, who were reported missing from their home in Portland, is scheduled to return to the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court on April 4. Local News Thu, 23 Mar 2017...

Vicetel launches new ride-hailing app in Dominica
Dominica Vibes

Press Release Vicetel Technologies, a newly established Dominican-born company launched its ride-hailing mobile application Oruh last Friday 21st, September. The company was created by a group of eight (8) young...

BEDC Offering Loans To Help Meet AC Demand
Bernews

The Bermuda Economic Development Corporation [BEDC] has allocated $300,000 in funds for small, short-term loans – $2,000 to $20,000 – to facilitate local business opportunities developing or expanding as a...

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