PHOTOS: The World Relays
Jamaica Observer

Jamaica reaped gold in the women’s 4x200m relay on Saturday night at the World Relays in The Bahamas when the team of Jura Levy, Shericka Jackson, Jura Levy and Elaine Thompson (in running order) not only won the...

Photos: World Relays
Jamaica Observer

Local News Mon, 24 Apr 2017 02:00:00 GMT PHOTOS: The World Relays http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/PHOTOS--The-World-Relays_96549 Jamaica reaped gold in the women’s 4x200m relay on Saturday night at the World...

JTA pays homage to history at Mizpah Primary
Jamaica Observer

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Members of the teachers’ union, Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA), gathered in their numbers at the Mizpah Primary School in Walderston, northern Manchester, earlier this month...

Caribbean cruise line ordered to pay millions for illegal dumping, falsifying records
Jamaica Observer

MIAMI, Florida (CMC) — The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) says a Caribbean cruise line has been ordered to pay a US$40 million penalty – the largest-ever for crimes involving deliberate vessel...

Cheers, silence as French election results fall
Jamaica Observer

PARIS, France (AP) —  Supporters of French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron went wild with cheers as polling agency projections suggested they could advance to the...

Golden Grove main road in St Thomas flooded
Jamaica Observer

ST THOMAS, Jamaica — Motorists are being advised that the Golden Grove main road in St Thomas is impassable at this time due to flooding as a result of heavy rains. Local News Sun, 23 Apr 2017 13:58:41 GMT Cheers,...

Macron tops French election, to fight Le Pen in second round
Jamaica Observer

PARIS, France (AFP) — Centrist Emmanuel Macron will face off against far-right Marine Le Pen in the second round of France's presidential election, projections showed Sunday, making him clear favourite to emerge as...

Gov't commended for modernisation of air navigation system
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — The Government of Jamaica has been commended by the regional office of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) for supporting the modernisation and upgrade of Jamaica’s air...

CONCACAF U17 Championship: Jamaica's Young Boyz crash 0-5 to USA
Jamaica Observer

PANAMA CITY, Panama — In a second-half meltdown, Jamaica crashed to a 5-0 defeat to the USA in their CONCACAF Under-17 Group C encounter at the Estadio Maracana here on Sunday. Local News Sun, 23 Apr 2017 14:51:23...

PM attributes improper drainage to latest instances of flooding
Jamaica Observer

ST ANDREW, Jamaica — Prime Minister Andrew Holness said that the Government will take a closer look at the management and approval process for developments in the country. Local News Sun, 23 Apr 2017 15:16:16 GMT...

62-y-o pedestrian killed in hit-and-run
Jamaica Observer

WESMORELAND, Jamaica — Authorities are investigating a deadly hit-and-run incident where a 62-year-old man was fatally struck by a motorcar in his community last night. Local News Sun, 23 Apr 2017 10:47:12 GMT...

Arscott reports flooding in Clarendon, calls on gov’t to assist
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The People's National Party's spokesman on Local Government and Member of Parliament for Clarendon South Western, Noel Arscott is appealing to the government to act expeditiously in rendering...

NWC says rain affecting water system
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — A number of communities in central and eastern parishes are experiencing disruptions in their water supply due to the persistent trough, which continues to influence the weather conditions across...

France votes in high-stakes presidential election
Jamaica Observer

PARIS, France (AFP) — French voters flocked to the polls Sunday in the first round of a cliffhanger presidential election seen as vital for the future of the ailing European Union. Local News Sun, 23 Apr 2017...

Gov't seeks to improve tax compliance with town hall meetings 
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — In a bid to increase Property Tax compliance, the Ministry of Local Government and Community Development, will be holding a series of town hall meetings right across the island, to sensitize...

Gatlin trumps De Grasse, Thompson shines at IAAF World Relays
Jamaica Observer

NASSAU, Bahamas (AFP) — Evergreen American sprinter Justin Gatlin struck gold when he anchored his team to victory at the IAAF World Relays in Nassau on Saturday, while double Olympic champion Elaine Thompson shone...

Trinidad jolted by earthquake
Jamaica Observer

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Sections of the twin island republic were rocked by an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.7, late Saturday. Local News Sun, 23 Apr 2017 09:27:33 GMT Gatlin trumps De Grasse, Thompson...

Flash flood warning remains in effect for central, eastern parishes
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Meteorological Service has continued a flash flood warning for low-lying and flood-prone areas of St Ann, St Mary, Portland, St Thomas, Kingston and St Andrew, St Catherine, Clarendon and...

Expedia to open arrival lounge at Sangster International Airport
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (CMC) — The online travel agency Expedia has announced plans to open an arrival lounge at the Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay, St James. Local News Sun, 23 Apr 2017 10:00:54 GMT Flash...

#IAAFWorldRelays: Ja advance to men's, women's 4x400m finals
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica advanced to the final of the women's 4x400m relay after finishing second behind Poland.  Local News Sat, 22 Apr 2017 21:03:03 GMT #IAAFWorldRelays: Ja men out of 4x100m after dropping...

#IAAFWorldRelays: New record as Ja women win 4x200m
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica copped its first gold at the IAAF World Relays in the Bahamas with a blistering run to win the women's 4x200m in a new championship record of 1:29.04 minutes.  Local News Sat, 22 Apr...

#IAAFWorldRelays: Ja's 4x200m women through to final
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica qualified for the finals of the women's 4x200m after easily winning heat two in 1:31.27 minutes at the World Relays in the Bahamas.  Local News Sat, 22 Apr 2017 19:06:09 GMT...

#IAAFWorldRelays: Ja men out of 4x100m after dropping baton
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica – A botched second leg exchange between Kemar Bailey Cole and Jevaughn Minzie ruined Jamaica's chance in the mens 4x100m relay at the World Relays in the Bahamas.  Local News Sat, 22 Apr 2017...

Bahamas starts payouts to Clico policyholders Monday
Trinidad Guardian

NASSAU – Starting on Monday, Clico policyholders in the Bahamas are set to receive long overdue payments. After failing to deliver monies as promised back in January, the Government issued a statement on Tuesday...

A frantic Bahamas government comes unhinged, says environmental group
Antigua Observer

What has been described as The Bahamas government’s latest attack on local NGOs has been denounced as reckless, dangerous and a clear sign of how desperate the ruling Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) party has become....

Carey invited to Gotham Hoops Invitational
Nassau Guardian

Former Wagner College guard, Bahamian Michael Carey will have a chance to catch the eyes of international scouts and coaches this weekend at the 4th Annual Gotham Hoops Invitational in Brookville, New York, USA. Carey was...

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