MISSING: Agnes Eudora Thompson
Nation News

POLICE ARE SEEKING the assistance of the public in locating a missing 82-year-old woman. She is Agnes Eudora Thompson, of Joe’s River, St Joseph, who was last seen at home around 9:55 a.m. Wednesday. ...

Fingerprinting law ruled null and void
Nation News

GOVERNMENT’S INITIAL ATTEMPT to fingerprint Barbadians travellers has been shot down by the court. Today Justice Pamela Beckles ruled that the Immigration Biometric Regulation 2015 was null and void...

J’cans capture nine medals at C'bean swimming champs
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica's swimmers made a big splash capturing nine medals on the opening day of the Caribbean Islands Swimming Championships (CISC) in the Bahamas on Wednesday. Local Sports Thu, 30 Jun 2016...

Gatlin shrugs off slow start to 2016
Jamaica Observer

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — It remains to be seen whether a legitimate 100 meter challenger to Usain Bolt will emerge from the US Olympics trials as injuries and mediocre results have hampered the men's sprint...

Crime too serious for politicking
Jamaica Observer

Andrew Holness and the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) constantly stated that crime, particularly murder, had increased under the former People’s National Party (PNP) Government during the last general election campaign....

Brexit and West Indies ‘Federexit’
Jamaica Observer

So Britain voted last week to leave the European Economic Community (EEC). Immediately upon the result of the plebiscite being known, the English pound lost value on the international stock exchange. Does this mean that...

Cry not for Britain
Jamaica Observer

The majority of the British electorate have acted. Now that this nation has detached herself from the superstate of the European Union global empire, she could now conduct normal relations with the world, the global...

Young guns ready to go off in CPL
Jamaica Observer

Andre McCarthy and Rovman Powell are a pair of less experienced local members of the Jamaica Tallawahs squad itching to get a chance in this edition of the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL). Local Sports Thu, 30 Jun...

I’m very excited!
Jamaica Observer

Batting great Kumar Sangakkara says he is excited about returning to the Jamaica Tallawahs set-up for the 2016 Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) Twenty20 (T20) tournament. Local Sports Thu, 30 Jun 2016 00:00:00 GMT...

Appleton sends Tallawahs off to CPL with right spirit
Jamaica Observer

Appleton Estate Jamaica Rum has reinforced its support of the Jamaica Tallawahs cricket team during a send-off function for the team ahead of its opening fixture in the 2016 Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) Twenty20...

St James cricket season bowls off
Jamaica Observer

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The St James Cricket Association’s season will get underway on Sunday with the six-a-side competition, set to start at 10:00am, and will be followed next week with the start of the...

Berger takes maiden win astride
Jamaica Observer

When the field passed the furlong pole on a cool overcast afternoon at Caymanas Park yesterday, Princess Emanuelle burst through between horses, carrying female apprentice rider Natalie Berger to her first career win on...

Zone change for Cedric Titus
Jamaica Observer

CLARKS TOWN, Trelawny — For the first time, Cedric Titus High School will play their first-round daCosta Cup matches against teams based in western Jamaica, following a change in the zonings for the upcoming 2016...

Holland faces Rio Bueno
Jamaica Observer

FALMOUTH, Trelawny — Former champions Holland United will start slight favourites in Sunday’s finals of the Trelawny Football Association’s Monymusk Plantation Rum Major League against first-time finalists...

Whyte eyes Olympic Games berth
Jamaica Observer

The men’s 400m hurdles will be one of the most wide open events at this weekend’s JAAA Olympic Trials at the National Stadium, and Annsert Whyte thinks he is well placed for a first Olympic Games berth. Local...

Livermore hunts Rio spot
Jamaica Observer

Sprinter Jason Livermore was arguably the happiest athlete at the JN Racers Grand Prix on June 11 — or at least he celebrated the most, almost running another 200 metres after he ran a new lifetime best 10.03 seconds...

Jamaica’s athletes chase Olympic Games qualification
Jamaica Observer

The journey to Olympic glory continues in earnest today as athletes hunt spots to the Rio Olympics during the four-day Supreme Ventures Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association National Senior Championship at the...

PJ Patterson questions validity of Nesta Carter retest
Jamaica Observer

Former prime minister and top Queen’s Counsel PJ Patterson says he won’t be coming out of retirement despite outcry for him to lead the defence of Jamaica’s embattled sprinter Nesta Carter. The athlete...

Less City crime with increased street lighting
Nation News

POLICE ARE REPORTING a decline in criminal activity in the environs of The City. Assistant Commissioner of Police Erwin Boyce praised the partnership with Caribbean LED Lighting and the Barbados Chamber...

T&T must be FATCA compliant by Sept 30
Trinidad Guardian

Bankers are frustrated over the long awaited passage and implementation of legislation for T&T to become FATCA (Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act) compliant. The implications of non-compliance can result in T&T...

More ODIs needed if WI are to develop, says Holder
Jamaica Observer

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – West Indies captain Jason Holder says the regional side needs to play more One-Day International cricket if they are to make any serious strides up the international rankings. Local News...

Gas prices up $0.82, diesel down $0.07
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Motorists should see an increase at the pumps in the price of gasoline and a decrease in the price of diesel, effective Thursday, June 30, according to the latest ex-refinery costs from Petrojam....

Manchester Parish Council employee, carpenter charged as probe continues
Jamaica Observer

MANCHESTER, Jamaica – The Major Organised Crime and Anti-Corruption Agency (MOCA) has said that the two people arrested following the raid on the Manchester Parish Council last Friday have been charged. Local News...

Downtown Kingston to be established as a tourist destination
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) – The Government plans to establish downtown Kingston as a tourist destination. Local News Wed, 29 Jun 2016 17:14:53 GMT Manchester Parish Council employee, carpenter charged as probe...

Parish council raids not influenced by politics, says MOCA deputy director general
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica - Deputy Director General of the Major Organised Crime and Anti-Corruption Agency (MOCA), Assistant Commissioner of Police Selvin Hay, says the raids being carried out at select parish councils are not...

Barita Investments MD is new JSE chairman
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica – A new chairman and deputy chairman for the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) were yesterday elected at a special board meeting. Local News Wed, 29 Jun 2016 17:47:32 GMT Parish council raids not...

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