Dominicans mark 20 years since a horrific crime
Dominican Today

Santo Domingo.- The Dominican Republic today marks 20 years

Downpours kill three, displace thousands, destroy and damage homes
Dominican Today

Santo Domingo.- The constant downpours over the weekend

The first case of Zika recorded in Antigua
Antigua Observer

Antigua and Barbuda has recorded its first case of infection by the Zika virus. The victim is said to have traveled recently. The infected person returned from the Dominican Republic and has so far only been...

Four Dominican women murdered in Turks and Caicos in five years
Dominican Today

Santo Domingo.- A Dominican waitress has become the fourth woman from the Dominican Republic to be murdered in the Turks and Caicos Islands in the past five years, online newspaper SUNtci.com reported Friday.According to...

Survivors sought after 10 killed in Kenya building collapse
Jamaica Observer

NAIROBI, Kenya (AFP) — Kenyan rescuers scrambled Saturday to free survivors including a woman and child detected trapped in a collapsed building in Nairobi, amid torrential storms that have left 17 people dead. Local...

Caribbean leaders to discuss banking concerns with Biden 
Jamaica Observer

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — Caribbean leaders say they'll ask US Vice President Joe Biden to ensure that regulations don't force American banks to restrict vital relations with their institutions. Local News Sat, 30...

Minister calls for widespread participation in Education Week
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Education Minister Ruel Reid has called for the participation of all Jamaicans in Education Week in a bid to build a sense of community, and actively support our education system. Local News Sat,...

Georgia couple sues Snapchat over car crash 
Jamaica Observer

GRIFFIN, Georgia (AP) — A Georgia couple is suing Snapchat, claiming that the social media app's "speed filter" tempted a woman to drive too fast and to cause a crash that injured the husband. Local News Sat, 30 Apr...

Texas floods kill woman and four grandchildren
Jamaica Observer

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — A woman and her four grandchildren died after heavy floods in Texas swept them away from their house overnight, police said. Local News Sat, 30 Apr 2016 13:37:14 GMT Georgia couple...

 India to resume West Indies ties with Test series
Jamaica Observer

NEW DELHI, India (AFP) — India's cricket board Saturday announced the resumption of bilateral cricketing ties with the West Indies, saying its team will travel to the Caribbean for a Test series later this year....

Tearful mourners at Rochester’s viewing 
Jamaica Observer

ST ELIZABETH, Jamaica — A steady stream of mourners, some in tears, turned up Friday for the official viewing of the late parliamentarian and trade union leader, Derrick Rochester, at the skills training centre named...

Labour ministry urges youth to take up education, entrepreneurial grants
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Young people are being encouraged to take advantage of the education and entrepreneurial grants available through the Ministry of Labour and Social Security to pursue higher education or...

Today's Horoscope - April 30
Jamaica Observer

HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, April 30, 2016: This year you express unusual sensitivity to those who seem closed off and not able to let go. They cannot be carefree like you. It might not occur to you, but these people, at...

PHOTO: Youth focus
Jamaica Observer

Minister of state for Education, Youth and Information Floyd Green (left) emphasises a point while addressing representatives from Respect Jamaica, Digicel Foundation, the United Nations Children’s Fund as well as...

$1-b Innswood system to provide five million gallons of water daily
Jamaica Observer

MINISTER without portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation Dr Horace Chang has welcomed the completion of the artificial groundwater recharge system at Innswood, St Catherine, which is now in...

Barbados workshop highlights role of food safety
Jamaica Observer

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — The critical role of food safety was the highlight of a series of training workshops in the Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) system, that ended here on Wednesday. Local News...

$7-b housing project for Innswood
Jamaica Observer

GROUND was broken Thursday for a $7 -billion development of a residential subdivision with 760 houses in Innswood, St Catherine. Local News Sat, 30 Apr 2016 02:00:00 GMT Barbados workshop highlights role of food safety...

Bartlett to announce new security programme for tourism industry
Jamaica Observer

ST JAMES, Jamaica — Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says a new regime, aimed at dealing with safety and security in the tourism industry, is soon to be announced. Local News Sat, 30 Apr 2016 02:00:00 GMT $7-b...

EU announces additional 38 million euros in aid for Haiti
Jamaica Observer

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AFP) – The European Union said Friday it was giving an additional 38 million euros in cash aid to Haiti, which is combatting drought and a migration crisis with neighboring Dominican Republic....

Munro’s Dunkley wins Penn Relays discus
Jamaica Observer

PHILADELPHIA, USA – Kino Dunkley of Munro College won the high school boys discus throw championships at the 122nd Penn Relays Carnival on the second full day of competition at Franklin Field in Philadelphia. Local...

Arnett crash 0-2 to W Connection in CFU Club Championship
Jamaica Observer

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti – Arnett Gardens suffered a minor setback in the CFU Caribbean Club Championship losing 0-2 to W Connection in semi-final action at the Stade Sylvio Cator this evening. Local News Fri, 29 Apr...

‘Air cocaine’ “passenger” says pilots’ escape offended Dominicans
Dominican Today

Santo Domingo.- One of the French nationals sentenced to 20

Top prosecutor announces arrest in murder of antinarcotics officer
Dominican Today

Santo Domingo.- Justice minister Francisco Dominguez on Friday

Dominican rescuers off to Ecuador to find quake victims(Update)
Dominican Today

Santo Domingo.- The Foreign Ministry on Tuesday said Dominican national Miguel Payano, 49 was among the fatal victims.FILE. The Dominican Government will send a group

Stephen ‘Dirty’ Newbold on the comeback trail
Nassau Guardian

Stephen “Dirty†Newbold is a name that most Bahamians remember as one that belongs to a once outstanding junior athlete with a lot of promise and potential. They would know that he...

Dominican Republic halts ‘illegal’ nickel ore shipment
Dominican Today

Santo Domingo - Energy and Mines minister Antonio Isa on Monday

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