Preventing the pain of road deaths
Jamaica Observer

The tragic death of Olympian and Jamaica record holder Germaine Mason is a stark reminder that motorcyclists represent a high percentage of Jamaica’s road fatalities. Thirty-four-year-old Mason lost his life early...

Our priorities are all screwed up
Jamaica Observer

The curtains came down recently on the Inter-secondary Schools’ Sports Association’s 107th Boys’ and Girls’ championships at the National Stadium in Kingston, Jamaica, with Calabar High School...

The CCJ and Cabral Douglas v The Commonwealth of Dominica
Jamaica Observer

The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) in its capacity as an international tribunal with sole authority for interpreting and applying the Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas (RTC) recently denied an application by Cabral Douglas...

Women as political leaders — not a gender issue
Jamaica Observer

Modern history is showered with women as political leaders and heads of government. When women first emerged in these roles, it was regarded as ‘breaking a glass ceiling’ — a breakthrough for the female...

Unhappy jolt for those who ‘bun bad lamp’ for Jamaica
Jamaica Observer

If you close your eyes to facts, you will learn through accidents. — Congolese proverb Local Opinion Sun, 23 Apr 2017 02:00:00 GMT Women as political leaders — not a gender issue...

Hundreds of thousands around the world march for science
Dominica News Online

Thousands of scientists are protesting in hundreds of cities around the world against what they see as a global political assault on facts. The BBC is reporting that the first-ever March for Science, which has been timed...

Queen Elizabeth celebrates 91st birthday
Dominica Vibes

(Reuters) Queen Elizabeth, the world’s oldest and longest-reigning monarch, celebrated her 91st birthday in a usual low-key fashion on Friday. Artillery gun salutes in London’s Hyde Park and at the Tower of...

UPDATE: Police make huge error in Mahaut money seizure
Dominica News Online

The police have admitted to making a huge error in relation to a quantity of money seized in Mahaut on Wednesday. The police had originally reported that over $1-million was seized but is now admitting the amount is much...

Police seize over $1-million in cash in Mahaut
Dominica News Online

The police have discovered and seized about $1.2-million in various currencies during an anti-drug operation in the community of Mahaut. The operation took place on Wednesday, April 19, by the Drug Squad, Police Pro,...

Team Dominica returns undefeated after robbery in St. Lucia
Dominica News Online

The Dominica National Under 16 Netball team returns undefeated following robbery upon arrival in Castries, Saint Lucia. In the Under 16 In the Under 16 tri-series which commenced on Saturday evening, Team Dominica...

Man injured in violent fracas wants justice
Dominica News Online

A man who was reportedly attacked in a violent fracas in Pointe Michel over the weekend is now calling for justice since no one has been taken into police custody in the matter. The incident, which involved Liam...

Dominica netball team manager speaks out after armed robbery in St. Lucia
Dominica News Online

The Manager of the Dominica under 16 national netball team, Fiona Vidal, believes that enough was not done by law enforcement officers following her holdup by an armed man in Castries on Friday evening. “I find...

Magistrate frees policewoman of murder charges
Dominica News Online

A Magistrate in Portsmouth has freed police officer Gemma Louis of a murder charge in relations to the death Joshua Etienne. However,  police officers, Delvin Challenger and Martin Seaman, were committed to stand trial...

Linton goes to office in Parliament building; says he has Constitutional right
Dominica News Online

Two days after he was barred by the police from accessing his office at the Parliament building in Roseau, Opposition Leader, Lennox Linton, returned to the facility on Thursday said he has a Constitutional right to be...

Police officer goes to court for denial of promotion
Dominica News Online

A police officer is challenging the decision of the Police Service Commission (PSC) to bypass him for promotion in the Commonwealth of Dominica Police Force (CDPF). Police Sergeant Philbert Bertrand is now asking the...

Astaphan justifies barring of Linton from Parliament building; says UWP intellectually bankrupt
Dominica News Online

Senior Counsel, Tony Astaphan, has justified the action of the police when they barred Opposition Leader, Lennox Linton, from entering the parliament building on Tuesday. Linton said he was attempting to get some papers...

Dominica’s Opposition leader prevented from entering Parliament
Jamaica Observer

ROSEAU, Dominica (CMC) — Opposition Leader Lennox Linton said yesterday that he had been prevented from entering the compound of the Parliament building, and he called for the removal of Prime Minister Roosevelt...

City puts freeze on employment of municipal police officers
Jamaica Observer

THE Kingston and St Andrew Municipal Corporation (KSAMC) has put a freeze on the employment of municipal police officers while a review is done on their operations. Local News Wed, 12 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT Dominica’s...

Japanese assisting with islandwide disaster communication response system
Jamaica Observer

THE Government recently signed an agreement with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), for a grant assistance of approximately US$13 million, to enhance the country’s infrastructural capacity and resilience...

This Day in History — April 12
Jamaica Observer

Today is the 102nd day of 2017 There are 263 days left in the year. Local News Wed, 12 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT Japanese assisting with islandwide disaster communication response system...

Briton arrested with ganja at NMIA
Jamaica Observer

Detectives assigned to the Narcotics Division arrested and charged a British man for breaches of the Dangerous Drugs Act at the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston on Monday. Local News Wed, 12 Apr 2017...

Oversubscribed Canadian schools expanding programmes
Jamaica Observer

Dear Mr Brown, Local News Wed, 12 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT Briton arrested with ganja at NMIA http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/Briton-arrested-with-ganja-at-NMIA-------_95423 Detectives assigned to the Narcotics Division...

Digicel Play to reward customers with shopping sprees
Jamaica Observer

New and existing Digicel Play customers could find themselves on the winning end of a MegaMart shopping spree, valued at up to $100,000, from now until May 31. Local News Wed, 12 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT Oversubscribed...

CARPHA says Caribbean Regulatory System will help improve patient care in the region
Jamaica Observer

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — The Trinidad-based Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) says the establishment of a Caribbean Regulatory System (CRS) will improve conditions for patients in the region to receive...

Bahamians vote for new government on May 10
Jamaica Observer

NASSAU, Bahamas (CMC) – Prime Minister Perry Christie yesterday announced May 10 as the date for the general election in the Caribbean Community country. Local News Wed, 12 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT CARPHA says Caribbean...

Award-winning SDC officer urges parents to get children involved in community service
Jamaica Observer

A call has been made for parents to involve their children in community service as a means of building their social skills and volunteerism. Local News Wed, 12 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT Bahamians vote for new government on...

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