Escape short-lived, prisoner to be charged
Antigua Observer

The police have confirmed they recaptured Rashard Peters, a convicted thief who escaped from prison officials yesterday morning.

Trade unionist calls for final amnesty for illegal workers
Antigua Observer

Trade Unionist Chester Hughes has spoken out against the decision of the Labour Department to grant amnesty to undocumented non-nationals who are illegally employed by local business owners or are undocumented,...

Police still searching for man missing from bloodstained house
Antigua Observer

The police have increased the number of officers looking for 42-year-old Charlesworth Franklyn Richards also known as “Twin”, “Junie” and “Boss” whose whereabouts were still unknown up to...

Man killed as security forces engage gunmen in St Ann
Jamaica Observer

ST ANN, Jamaica — A man was killed during a major joint operation between the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) and the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) in Armadale, St Ann on Thursday.  Local News Fri, 24 Mar 2017...

Opposition calls for Bartlett's resignation
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Opposition senator Noel Sloley has called for the resignation of Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett. Local News Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:25:05 GMT Man killed as security forces engage gunmen in St...

Grey Ground gang linked to kidnapping of Manchester businessmen
Jamaica Observer

MANDEVILLE, Jamaica — The Manchester Police say that a man believed to be aligned to the Grey Ground gang in the parish is now in custody in relation to a kidnapping incident involving two businessmen yesterday....

Before The Fame will expose Caribbean artistes
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica  — Veteran music industry insider Clyde McKenzie believes a new celebrity show, produced in Florida, can expose Caribbean artistes to a diverse demographic. Local News Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:07:24...

ONLINE READERS COMMENT: Will someone produce Jamaican corned beef!
Jamaica Observer

Dear Editor,  Local News Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:22:40 GMT Before The Fame will expose Caribbean artistes http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/Before-The-Fame-will-expose-Caribbean-artistes KINGSTON, Jamaica  —...

Human rights training for security forces to be deployed under new Bill
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — A new National Security Council (NSC) policy will see members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) and the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF), who could be deployed under the Law Reform (Zones of...

Forex: J$128.42 to one US dollar
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The US dollar on Friday, March 24, ended trading at J$128.42, up by 12 cents, according to the Bank of Jamaica’s daily foreign exchange trading summary. Local News Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:04:33...

Gov't-employed dental surgeons threaten strike action
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Dental surgeons employed to the Ministry of Health and Regional Health authorities have threatened strike action on Wednesday, March 29. Local News Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:14:00 GMT Forex: J$128.42 to...

UPDATE: Police seek 26-y-o in relation to St Ann grenade incident
Jamaica Observer

ST ANN, Jamaica — The police are this afternoon seeking a man implicated in a grenade-throwing incident on Thursday, in which a police sergeant was injured and an alleged gunman killed. Local News Fri, 24 Mar 2017...

Business owner killed, 3 injured in employee pipe attack
Jamaica Observer

Barbara Moncrieffe was confirmed dead by police and her husband Vassell Moncrieffe, better known as ‘Teddy’, as well as two employees, reported as being in hospital for treatment. Local News Fri, 24 Mar 2017...

Montague meets former JCF, JDF heads
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — National Security Minister Robert Montague says he recently met with former heads of the Jamaica Constabulary Force and Jamaica Defence Force to share with them the national crime management...

Trump suffers bruising defeat as health reform effort collapses
Jamaica Observer

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — Donald Trump suffered a bitter defeat Friday in his first major legislative challenge, as the president's effort to repeal Obamacare was shot down by rebel Republican lawmakers. ...

UPDATE: Bustamante Hospital back to normal
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The South East Regional Health Authority (SERHA) has reported that normal operations have resumed at the Bustamante Hospital for Children, since 2:00 pm today. Local News Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:57:16...

Gov’t to improve wastewater resources — Chang
Jamaica Observer

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica (JIS) — Minister without portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Dr Horace Chang, says the Government will be expanding and improving wastewater resources in the new...

New arrests as British police release photo of parliament attacker
Jamaica Observer

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — British police said Friday they had made further "significant" arrests over the Islamist-inspired terror attack on parliament, as they released the first picture of the homegrown killer...

Escaped prisoner in custody
Antigua Observer

The police and prison authorities are seeking the public’s assistance in recapturing escaped prisoner, Rashard Peters of Green Bay.

An amnesty for illegal workers
Antigua Observer

Beginning April 1, a two-month amnesty will be in place to make a “significant dent” in what Labour Commissioner Eltonia Rojas said was the “serious” problem of non-nationals working illegally in...

Police probe bloody house, missing man
Antigua Observer

The discovery of a large amount of blood in the home and vehicle of a Bathlodge man, whose whereabouts were unknown, up to press time, continued to baffle lawmen who are investigating the circumstances. Police officers...

LeBron issues warning shot to outspoken LaVar
Antigua Observer

LeBron James directed a cease-and-desist order of sorts on Tuesday to LaVar Ball, the outspoken father of three -- including star UCLA freshman Lonzo Ball -- who said earlier this month that his children...

Swetes stuns Empire as Bullets shoots to the top in Super 8
Antigua Observer

Swetes stun Empire as Bullets shoot to the top in Super 8 Swetes recorded their first victory in the Antigua & Barbuda Football Association’s (ABFA) Wadadli Beer Super 8 Championships on Tuesday, stunning former...

New coach appointed for Sunshine Girls
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Netball Jamaica has announced the appointment of Jermaine Allison-McCracken as the new head coach for the Senior Sunshine Girls. Local News Wed, 22 Mar 2017 20:23:25 GMT Spencer refutes...

Netflix’s Death Note trailer gets murdered with whitewashing backlash from fans!
Antigua Observer

This movie might just be the kiss of death for Netflix.

LA sheriff’s office apologizes to Wyclef Jean for handcuffing incident
Antigua Observer

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department apologized on Tuesday for briefly detaining Grammy-winning hip hop artist Wyclef Jean in handcuffs during a robbery investigation, after Jean said he was "treated like a criminal"...

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