New Nestlé CEO to lead health pivot
Jamaica Observer

ZURICH, Switzerland (AFP) — Analysts yesterday praised Nestlé’s choice for its new chief executive, Health Care Manager Ulf Mark Schneider, as the food giant took a further step in its bid to become a leader...

US-bound migrants take the long way through Latin America
Jamaica Observer

TURBO, Colombia (AFP) — Mohamud Warfa Hirsi is a long way from home. From a dusty Kenyan refugee camp, he has reached the sticky heat of the Caribbean, and his journey is not over. Local Business Wed, 29 Jun 2016...

Mexico president urges North American integration after Brexit
Jamaica Observer

OTTAWA, Canada (AFP) — Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto on Monday called for greater integration with Canada and the United States in the wake of Britain’s vote to split with the European Union. Local...

Canada to lift travel visa for Mexicans
Jamaica Observer

OTTAWA, Canada (AFP) — Canada will rescind travel restrictions on Mexicans at the end of this year, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced during a visit by his counterpart President Enrique Pena Nieto yesterday....

Shooting of player rocks Arnett basketball team
Jamaica Gleaner

Arnett Gardens Rockers basketball club is presently in grief following the shooting of one of its players in the community on Saturday.Reports reaching The Gleaner are that Oneil Richards was involved in a domestic...

Getting the most out of tourism
Jamaica Observer

Tourism is big bucks, it is the lifeblood of the Jamaican economy and is the largest foreign exchange earner (legally at least) and employs thousands of people, both directly and indirectly. Jamaica has seen its arrivals...

Good report on Tivoli disaster
Jamaica Observer

The West Kingston Commission of Enquiry report has now been made public and it appears to have been generally accepted as a good report and a reflection of the manner in which the commissioners conducted their duties....

Love — the dominant criterion of Christian discipleship
Jamaica Observer

My last piece, ‘Religious tyranny and the love of God’ elicited quite a bit of discussion both in e-mail and blogs. In light of concerns raised, and for further clarity, I find it necessary to further expand on...

PJ Patterson says Jamaica should rally behind Nesta Carter
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica - Former Prime Minister PJ Patterson has come out in full support of embattled sprinter Nesta Carter, who failed a drug test in a recent retesting of samples from the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, China....

Why Caribbean governments must do a better job with their investors
Jamaica Observer

Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda Gaston Browne has taken the decision to withdraw a concession agreement signed with Sandals Antigua back in 2009 and has admonished the Caribbean hotel chain in a terse letter. Local...

Jamaica not preparing to leave Caricom, says Holness
Jamaica Observer

Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday launched his promised Caricom Review Commission and immediately dismissed speculation that Jamaica is preparing to pull out of the regional economic bloc. Local News Wed, 29 Jun...

Auditor general finds no evidence of approval for over $200m disbursed by Sugar Industry Authority
Jamaica Observer

AUDITOR General Pamela Monroe Ellis says that the Sugar Industry Authority (SIA) appeared to have ignored provisions of the Cane Expansion Fund (CEF) in disbursing over $200 million worth of loans and grants between 2013...

Portia not ready to go
Jamaica Observer

PRESIDENT of the Opposition People’s National Party (PNP) Portia Simpson Miller is not ready to go, despite growing calls for her to give up the leadership. Local News Wed, 29 Jun 2016 00:00:00 GMT Auditor general...

Caricom Review Commission to meet July 5
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Prime Minister Andrew Holness this afternoon launched the Caricom Review Commission at Jamaica House, saying the review is about strengthening Jamaica’s position within the regional...

Gov't to add 1,000 Jamaicans to overseas job programme
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Labour and Social Security Shahine Robinson says that the Government plans to place 16,000 Jamaican workers in the North American market by the end of the 2017 season. Local News Tue,...

PNP regrets passing of former Mayor Rickman Thomas
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The People's National Party today expressed condolences to the family and friends of former Mayor of Port Antonio Rickman Thomas, who passed away peacefully this morning. Local News Tue, 28 Jun...

Forex: J$167.22 to one pound sterling
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Pound Sterling on Tuesday, June 28, ended trading at J$167.22, down by $4.07, according to the Bank of Jamaica’s daily foreign exchange trading summary. Local News Tue, 28 Jun 2016...

Forex: J$126.38 to one US dollar
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The US dollar on Tuesday, June 28, ended trading at J$126.38, up by a cent, according to the Bank of Jamaica’s daily foreign exchange trading summary. Local News Tue, 28 Jun 2016 19:34:32 GMT...

Doctors urged to send blood samples of pregnant women to national lab
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — The Ministry of Health is advising medical practitioners to send blood samples of pregnant women with suspected symptoms of the Zika Virus to the National Public Health Laboratory (NPHL) for...

28 dead, 60 injured in Istanbul airport suicide attack
Jamaica Observer

ISTANBUL, Turkey (AFP) — At least 28 people have been killed in a triple suicide attack at Istanbul's Ataturk international airport, the city's governor said late Tuesday. Local News Tue, 28 Jun 2016 16:29:47 GMT...

Exercise Tradewinds ends today
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Today is the final day in phase two of the joint military training programme, Exercise Tradewinds, which involves more than 1,300 military and police personnel from the Caribbean, United States,...

Carreras issues warning about counterfeit cigarettes on the market
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Local cigarette distributor Carreras says it is aware of attempts to sell counterfeit Craven ‘A’ cigarettes across the island. Local News Tue, 28 Jun 2016 16:57:55 GMT Exercise...

Report people ill-treating children, Green urges
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — State minister in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, Floyd Green, is imploring community members to expose child abusers within their midst. Local News Tue, 28 Jun 2016...

Portia says she won't stay forever but will seek re-election
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — People’s National Party (PNP) President Portia Simpson Miller says she intends to seek re-election when the party holds its annual conference in September. Local News Tue, 28 Jun 2016...

National Arena being refurbished
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Refurbishing work valued at some $60 million is under way at the National Arena in Kingston. Local News Tue, 28 Jun 2016 17:59:40 GMT Portia says she won't stay forever but will seek...

Gov't wants to know all public sector job vacancies
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Minister of Labour and Social Security, Shahine Robinson, is to make a submission to Cabinet for the mandatory use of the Labour Market Information System (LMIS) to advertise all job...

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