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THE OFFICIAL SPONSOR of Grand Kadooment is urging responsible behaviour during the parade. The appeal follows assurances from police who have promised ramped-up security aided by the installation of...

Gun Root
Nation News

CRIME AND GUN VIOLENCE are so great a concern for the Democratic Labour Party administration that Prime Minister Freundel Stuart will be attending a multisectorial consultation this morning to come up...

Windies follow on against Indians
Trinidad Guardian

The West Indies were sent to follow on late on the third day of the First Seagrams Test against India at the Sir Vivian Richards Ground in North Sound, Antigua, yesterday. Despite a battling 74 from Kraigg Brathwaite, an...

DPP: Watson murder trial earmarked for September
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ONE OF BARBADOS’ most awaited murder trials is now set to start. Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Charles Leacock has revealed to the SUNDAY SUN that the four-year-old capital case against Sean...

102 murder accused on remand
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THERE ARE 102 murder accused on remand at Her Majesty’s Prisons Dodds, including one who has been awaiting trial for 13 years, the SUNDAY SUN can reveal. All but one of the defendants are men. ...

Judges must ensure lawyers stick to trial dates — Chuck
Jamaica Observer

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica (JIS) — Justice minister Delroy Chuck says parish and Supreme Court judges are being asked to “step up to the plate” and insist that prosecutors and defence counsels stick to trial...

Leaked emails threaten image of Democratic Party unity
Jamaica Observer

The release Friday of more than 19,000 emails sent and received by seven top Democratic National Committee officials, by anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks, comes at a time when the party is anxious to project an image of...

Clinton introduces VP Kaine as antithesis of Trump
Jamaica Observer

MIAMI, United States (AFP) — Hillary Clinton showed off her freshly picked running mate Tim Kaine Saturday and praised him as the antithesis of the Republican presidential ticket led by Donald Trump. Local News Sat,...

St Lucia PM wants CARICOM united on foreign relations
Jamaica Observer

CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC) — St Lucia Prime Minister Allen Chastanet wants the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) to adopt a unified position when dealing with the United States. Local News Sat, 23 Jul 2016 14:00:23 GMT...

Under -20 World Champs - Photo Update
Jamaica Observer

OBSERVER ONLINE shares with our readers, some of the special moments by our athletes at the World Under 20 Championships in Poland. Local News Sat, 23 Jul 2016 13:43:07 GMT St Lucia PM wants CARICOM united on foreign...

Jamaica to take part in Zika vaccine trials
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Minister of Health, Dr Christopher Tufton, says Jamaica will shortly be participating in a number of clinical trials in the drive to find a vaccine to treat the Zika Virus (ZIKV). Local News Sat,...

Thai cops charge 8-year-old girls under junta law
Jamaica Observer

BANGKOK, Thailand (AFP) — Two eight-year-old girls have been charged under a draconian Thai junta law for tearing down voter lists for an upcoming referendum, police said Saturday, as authorities go to increasingly...

10 J’cans receive scholarships to study in China
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — The Chinese Government, in collaboration with the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service, has awarded 10 Jamaican students full scholarships to study in China. Local News Sat, 23 Jul...

15 injured in bus accident in France
Jamaica Observer

STRASBOURG, France (AFP) — Fifteen people were injured, two of them seriously, when a bus carrying teenagers from Wales tipped over on a motorway in eastern France on Saturday, the local gendarmerie said. Local News...

Gov't to establish more police youth clubs islandwide
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Minister of State in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, Floyd Green, says the ministry will this year seek to establish 50 police youth clubs in schools islandwide to bring...

64 dead as IS claims twin blasts during Kabul protest
Jamaica Observer

The bombings, apparently aimed at sowing sectarian discord in a country well known for Shia-Sunni harmony, came as thousands of Hazaras gathered to protest over a multi-million-dollar power line. Local News Sat, 23 Jul...

Jack Warner settles defamation suit
Jamaica Observer

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Former government minister Austin ‘Jack’ Warner has agreed to pay a significant sum of money to his one-time colleague, Suruj Rambachan to settle a defamation lawsuit. Local...

Montague pleased with turnout at MoBay security conference
Jamaica Observer

“We catered for 700 persons (and) at one point we had over 1, 200 persons… I was very moved by the turnout and the participation,” he said after the event. “Persons gave their...

London Games: Schippers cruises to 200m win
Jamaica Observer

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) - World champion Dafne Schippers hammered home her status as Olympic gold medal favourite when she cruised to victory in the 200m at the London Diamond League meeting on Saturday. Local News...

Bolt accuses rival Gatlin of 'disrespect'
Jamaica Observer

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) - Usain Bolt has reignited his rivalry with fellow sprinter Justin Gatlin, accusing the American of "disrespect", just two weeks before the Rio Olympics. Local News Sat, 23 Jul 2016 11:44:44...

Two Manchester fishermen missing
Jamaica Observer

MANCHESTER, Jamaica — Two fishermen from Alligator Pond, Manchester have been reported missing. Local News Sat, 23 Jul 2016 11:45:53 GMT Bolt accuses rival Gatlin of 'disrespect'...

UPDATE: Death toll now 80 in Kabul IS attack
Jamaica Observer

The bombings during a huge protest over a power line mark the first major IS assault on the Afghan capital, apparently aimed at sowing sectarian discord in a country well known for Shia-Sunni harmony. Local News Sat, 23...

Brazil happy to rely on Neymar for Olympic gold
Jamaica Observer

TERESÓPOLIS, Brazil (AFP) - Brazil’s Olympic coach is admitting that he was relying on Barcelona star forward Neymar to shoot the hosts to a first Games gold in Rio next month. Local Sports Sat, 23 Jul 2016...

On their WAY!
Jamaica Observer

Members of Jamaica’s team going to the Olympic Games in Brazil were given a grand send-off on Tuesday night by Digicel at the residence of the Brazilian Ambassador in St Andrew. Here are photo highlights of the...

Hot Spur, Kool Kat win Capital/Observer Tipsters’ second quarter
Jamaica Observer

Leslie McLean (Hot Spur) and Ruddy Allen (Kool Kat) emerged the second-quarter winners in the 2016 Capital Betting and Wagering Limited/Jamaica Observer Tipsters’ Competition. Local Sports Sat, 23 Jul 2016 02:00:00...

Pain-loving Schippers ready for different Rio experience
Jamaica Observer

MONACO, Principality of Monaco (AFP) - Dutch sprint sensation Dafne Schippers predicted that the Rio Olympics would be an altogether different experience from the London edition four years ago. Local Sports Sat, 23 Jul...

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