Puerto Rico officers rescue 35 Dominican boatpeople
Dominican Today

San Juan.- Puerto Rico Marine Police officers aboard helicopters

Suspect Pleads Guilty to Bulk Cash Smuggling
St Croix Source

Ramon Lacen-Santiago, 41, of Puerto Rico pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court on St. Croix to conspiracy to commit bulk cash smuggling, U.S. Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe announced. read more

Man Pleads Guilty to Cocaine Charge
St Croix Source

Carmelo Cruz-Velez, 52, of Puerto Rico pleaded guilty Friday in federal court on St. Croix to conspiracy to possess a controlled substance with intent to distribute, U.S. Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe announced. read more

‘Green Sheikh’ visits Puerto Rico to promote ties to UAE
Jamaica Observer

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A member of the United Arab Emirates royal family known as the “Green Sheikh” for his environmental work is visiting Puerto Rico to help promote economic ties amid a dire...

American Airlines becomes third US carrier to resume commercial flights to Cuba
Jamaica Observer

HAVANA, Cuba (Xinhua) — Two American Airlines flights left Miami Wednesday for Cuba’s central city of Cienfuegos and the eastern town of Holguin among cheers and excitement from passengers and airline...

TAJ takes tax education to the streets
Jamaica Observer

TAX Administration Jamaica will this month engage several categories of taxpayers through a series of events scheduled for Kingston, St Andrew, Portland and St James. Local News Fri, 09 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT American...

Heineken keeps focus on responsible drinking
Jamaica Observer

Heineken, the parent company of Jamaica’s world-renowned Red Stripe beer, on Friday launched two new Formula One (F1) campaigns – ‘More than a Race’ and ‘When You Drive, Never Drink’ —...

Jamaican mortgages lag Caribbean as per cent of GDP
Jamaica Observer

Courtney Wynter, general manager of the Jamaica Mortgage Bank (JMB), says that creative approaches will be needed to significantly improve levels of home ownership in Jamaica, as real income and the ability to afford a...

Aviators clarify position on resignation
Jamaica Observer

Three general aviation operators have stated that they are not connected to a recent call for resignation of the executives of the Airports Authority of Jamaica and the Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority. Local Business...

After curry recall, GraceKennedy says product audits are effective
Jamaica Observer

GraceKennedy Ltd, which in its last financial year saw $79 billion in revenue inflows from its global food operations, says it has no further need to put in place additional quality control protocols following the recent...

Fresh protests press Maduro in tense Venezuela crisis
Jamaica Observer

CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) — Thousands of Venezuelans staged rival demonstrations Wednesday for and against President Nicolas Maduro in a new test of strength as the opposition pushes for a vote on driving him from...

World Duty Free opens in Jamaica
Jamaica Observer

World Duty Free (WDF) group which is now searching for local hires, recently announced the opening of two stores in Jamaica, at the Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay. Local Business Fri, 09 Sep 2016 00:00:00...

Profit nearly doubles for Margaritaville Caribbean
Jamaica Observer

Margaritaville Local Business Fri, 09 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT World Duty Free opens in Jamaica http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/business/World-Duty-Free-opens-in-Jamaica_73436 World Duty Free (WDF) group which is now...

Devaluation hurts manufacturing and impoverishes the people — Mahfood
Jamaica Observer

Continual devaluation of the Jamaican dollar against hard currencies such as the US dollar hurts Jamaican exports and impoverishes the people, according to William Mahfood, former president of the Private Sector...

Red Stripe to the world
Jamaica Observer

Beer manufacturer, Red Stripe, plans to invest another €12 million ($1.7 billion) in the build-out of a packaging line aimed at increasing production numbers to satisfy an additional eight export markets. Local...

No stone left unturned as Government weeds out fraud at ports — Shaw
Jamaica Observer

Minister of Finance, Audley Shaw, has warned that the Government is leaving no stone unturned in its effort to weed out corruption within the Jamaica Customs Agency. Local Business Fri, 09 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT Red Stripe...

Caribbean tourism exec plugs competitiveness focus
Nassau Guardian

Invest Caribbean Now (ICN) CEO Felicia Persaud said it’s an understatement to say the challenge of improving both country and regional competitiveness is “immense”. In a speech titled...

Seven Caribbean drug smugglers nabbed by US Coast Guard
Dominica Vibes

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (CNS)– Charges are being filed against seven people from the Caribbean who were taken into custody along with almost US$34 million in ganja and cocaine late last month. Over the weekend, the US...

Successful camp for SOS Basketball Academy
Trinidad Guardian

Stories of Success (SOS) Basketball Academy’s camp deserves much recognition for producing a number of national players that competed in youth Championships hosted in various countries in the region, recently. ...

2 Jamaicans among 8 C’bean nationals arrested in US drug bust
Jamaica Observer

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Two Jamaican men are among eight Caribbean nationals who were arrested following three large cocaine seizures by a US counter-narcotics task force in and around Puerto Rico recently Local...

Historic commercial flight from US to Cuba set to take off 
Jamaica Observer

FLORIDA, United States (AP) — The first commercial flight between the United States and Cuba in more than a half century is scheduled to fly from Fort Lauderdale to the central city of Santa Clara on Wednesday...

N Korea executes vice premier for 'disrespect': Seoul
Jamaica Observer

SEOUL, South Korea (AFP) — North Korea has executed a vice premier for showing disrespect during a meeting presided over by leader Kim Jong-Un, South Korea said Wednesday, after reports that he fell asleep. Local...

Mexico wonders why its president is meeting with Trump 
Jamaica Observer

MEXICO CITY, Mexico (AP) — President Enrique Pena Nieto awoke to a storm of criticism from Mexicans over his decision to meet Wednesday with Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, who is widely reviled in...

Driver in hit-and-run that killed D’Angel’s father held
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The police are reporting that a suspect has been held in the hit-and-run crash that killed the father of dancehall artiste Michelle ‘D’Angel’ Downer along Old Harbour Road, St...

UPDATE: Historic commercial flight from US lands in Cuba 
Jamaica Observer

SANTA CLARA, Cuba (AP) — The first commercial flight between the United States and Cuba in more than a half century landed in the central city of Santa Clara on Wednesday morning, re-establishing regular air service...

Pennsylvania firm launches Zika vaccine trial in Puerto Rico
Jamaica Observer

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A Pennsylvania drug company announced Monday that it has launched a clinical trial of an experimental Zika vaccine in Puerto Rico, the part of the US hardest hit by the mosquito-borne...

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