NAAA to crown new sprint king
Trinidad Guardian

A new sprint champion will be crowned at this weekend’s National Gas Company (NGC)/ Sagicor/National Association of Athletics Administrations (NAAA) Open Track & Field Championships, as defending champion Richard...

Jamaican woman in BVI chopped to death by husband
Jamaica Gleaner

A Jamaican woman has been chopped to death in the British Virgin Islands and her husband, a native of St Vincent and the Grenadines, in police custody.  She has only been named as Sherika.  BVI News quoted the...

Jamaican woman attacked, wounded in BVI; two charged
Jamaica Observer

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands (CMC) — Two women, who reportedly wounded a Jamaican woman during a confrontation at a bar earlier this month, have been charged with unlawful and malicious wounding.The police...

Women who attacked Jamaican in British Virgin Islands charged
Jamaica Gleaner

Two women who reportedly wounded a Jamaican woman during a confrontation at a bar in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) earlier this month, have been charged with unlawful and malicious wounding. The BVI police report that...

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS-CRIME- Two women charged after attacking Jamaican woman
Antigua Observer

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands, May 19, CMC – Two women who reportedly wounded a Jamaican woman during a confrontation at a bar earlier this month, have been charged with unlawful and malicious wounding. The police...

Two women charged after attacking J'can woman in BVI
Jamaica Observer

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands (CMC) – Two women who reportedly wounded a Jamaican woman during a confrontation at a bar earlier this month, have been charged with unlawful and malicious wounding.The police report...

Sexual assault convict to be deported to Jamaica
Jamaica Observer

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands (CMC) — A Jamaican man has lost a legal battle to remain in the British Virgin Islands (BVI), following an incident in 2015 in which he sexually assaulted a woman.Peter Gray was...

Jamaican man loses legal battle to stay in the BVI
Jamaica Gleaner

A Jamaican man has lost his legal battle to remain in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) following his conviction for sexually assaulting a woman in 2015. Peter Gray was sentenced to 10 months in prison for criminal...

Jamaican man loses legal battle to remain in BVI
Dominica Vibes

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands (CMC) – A Jamaican man has lost a legal battle to remain in the British Virgin Islands (BVI), following an incident in 2015 in which he sexually assaulted a woman.Peter Gray was...

Jamaican man loses legal battle to remain in BVI
Jamaica Observer

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands (CMC) – A Jamaican man has lost a legal battle to remain in the British Virgin Islands (BVI), following an incident in 2015 in which he sexually assaulted a woman.Peter Gray was...

US 'concerned' about Venezuela mass protests after boy, woman killed
Jamaica Observer

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — The United States is "concerned" about the situation in Venezuela, where deadly clashes broke out Wednesday in mass protests against President Nicolas Maduro, Secretary of State Rex...

O-WRAP: Son of world’s oldest woman dies… Airlines withdraw from Cuba… PNP cries foul
Jamaica Observer

In case you missed it, here are OBSERVER ONLINE’s top 10 stories for today. Local News Wed, 19 Apr 2017 19:00:11 GMT US 'concerned' about Venezuela mass protests after boy, woman killed...

#SectoralDebate: McKenzie says $550m in National Disaster Fund
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — A total of $550 million is now available in country’s National Disaster Fund, says Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Desmond McKenzie. Local News Wed, 19 Apr 2017...

Young Jamaica welcomes government’s aid for indebted students
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Young Jamaica this afternoon hailed the government’s allocation of $300 million to help “financially challenged” Jamaican students at the University of the West Indies (UWI),...

BVI to charge visitors US$10 in environmental levy
Jamaica Observer

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands (CMC) — All visitors to this British overseas territory will soon be required to pay US$10 in an environmental levy. This follows the passage of a Bill in the lower house on Tuesday....

Clashes erupt at 'mother of all protests' in Venezuela
Jamaica Observer

CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) — Clashes broke out Wednesday at massive protests against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, as riot police fired tear gas to push back stone-throwing demonstrators and a young protester...

UPDATE: $300m allocated to help needy UWI, UTECH, CMI students
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Government on Wednesday said it has allocated a total of $300 million to help financially-challenged Jamaican students at the University of the West Indies, University of Technology (UTech)...

Fox dumps embattled host over harassment allegations
Jamaica Observer

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — Fox News severed its relationship with Bill O'Reilly on Wednesday, dumping America's most-watched cable news anchor over a flood of sexual harassment allegations and dwindling...

Members urged to remind themselves of JTA principles
Jamaica Observer

ST JAMES, Jamaica (JIS) — President of the Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA), Howard Isaacs, has urged members to constantly remind themselves of the principles under which the association was formed. Local...

Emirates cuts flights to US as demand weakens
Jamaica Observer

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AFP) — Emirates, the Middle East's largest airline, said Wednesday that it will reduce flights to the United States after tightened visa and security measures under President Donald Trump...

St Vincent opposition wants gov't to account for spending on new airport
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent (CMC) — The main opposition New Democratic Party (NDP) has called on the Ralph Gonsalves led administration to account for the more than EC$700 million (US$259,000,000) reportedly spent to build...

Data Protection Act to be tabled soon, Cybercrimes Act to be reviewed
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Minister of Science, Energy and Technology, Dr Andrew Wheatley on Tuesday said the Data Protection Act is to be laid before Parliament for debate within another three months. Local News Wed,...

Haiti to rebuild National Palace toppled in 2010 quake
Jamaica Observer

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AFP) — President Jovenel Moise launched Wednesday a project to rebuild Haiti's National Palace, a symbol of national pride destroyed by the cataclysmic 2010 earthquake that killed more than...

Whymns wins first gold for The Bahamas
Nassau Guardian

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao – Denvaughn Whymns was in a class by himself in the under-18 boys long jump, bringing The Bahamas its first gold medal of the 2017 Flow CARIFTA Games. From the first jump of the competition at the...

BVI premier calls for overseas help in crime fight
Jamaica Observer

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands (CMC) — Premier Dr Orlando Smith has vowed to leave no stone unturned as security officials in this British overseas territory deal with an upsurge in crime. Local News Mon, 20 Mar...

Tennessee couple first to wed at Sandals South Coast Overwater Chapel
Jamaica Observer

WHITEHOUSE, Westmoreland — Time stood still on Jamaica’s south coast as Christine Carroll Rhodes prepared to walk down the aisle. Beyond the sound of her heavy breathing, she could hear the gently crashing...

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