U-21 hockeymen spank USA 5-1 for second spot
Trinidad Guardian

The Marcano brothers, Tariq and Teague combined for three goals as T&T national Under-21 team spanked USA 5-1 in their final Pool A round-robin match at the 2016 Junior Pan American Hockey Championship, yesterday. ...

Cosby wants another chance to throw out sexual-assault case
Jamaica Observer

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby's lawyers have asked the state Supreme Court for another chance to have his criminal sexual-assault case thrown out. Local News Fri, 13 May 2016 16:48:41 GMT Puerto Rico declares first...

Police make major firearm seizure in St Catherine
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Police High Command is commending the St Catherine North Police for the seizure of several high-powered firearms in McCooks Pen, St Catherine on today. Nine people were taken into custody in...

Transport Authority warns PPV operators against raising fares
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Transport Authority is warning public passenger vehicle operators to desist from charging increased fares as the act is illegal. Local News Fri, 13 May 2016 17:08:42 GMT Police make major...

Weekly Round-up: Tax threshold at $1.5m...Hotel building collapses... Rihanna starts scholarship
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Finance Minister Audley Shaw on Thursday delivered on the government’s pre-election commitment to reduce personal income tax, in what was arguably the country’s most anticipated budget...

Fraser-Pryce set to return to action on May 28
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica's double Olympic 100m champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce is expected to make a return to the track on May 28 for the Pre-Fontaine Classic in Eugene, Oregon. Local News Fri, 13 May 2016...

Ambrose replaced by Estwick as Windies bowling coach
Jamaica Observer

ST JOHN'S, Antigua and Barbuda (AFP) – West Indies great Curtly Ambrose has been replaced as bowling consultant for the Caribbean test nation by Roderick Estwick, the West Indies Cricket Board said on Friday. Local...

Forex: J$124.57 to one US dollar
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Jamaican dollar on Friday, May 13, ended trading at J$124.57, up by 21 cents, according to the Bank of Jamaica’s daily foreign exchange trading summary. Local News Fri, 13 May 2016...

Employers urged to consider phased retirement of workers
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) – Minister of Labour and Social Security, Shahine Robinson, is encouraging employers to consider implementing phased retirement programmes. Local News Fri, 13 May 2016 18:10:25 GMT Forex:...

TAJ refunds overpayment due to online glitch
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) says that several taxpayers who were recently impacted  by the online system error, which occurred April 27-28, resulting in Property Tax and Traffic Ticket...

NWC to spend $8.7b on water and sewerage projects
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) – The National Water Commission (NWC) is to spend $8.7 billion this fiscal year to improve the supply of potable water and rehabilitate sewage treatment facilities across the island. Local...

Budget will create 'solid revenues' for country — Economist
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Economist Damien King says that the Government's presentation of the 2016/17 Budget yesterday has changed the conversation for economic growth in Jamaica. Local News Fri, 13 May 2016 19:23:09 GMT...

Marrero Pleads Guilty to Immigrant Smuggling
St John Source

Angel De Jesus Marrero, 31, of Puerto Rico pleaded guilty Tuesday in District Court on St. Thomas to encouraging and inducing aliens to illegally enter the United States. read more

Marrero Pleads Guilty to Immigrant Smuggling
St Thomas Source

Angel De Jesus Marrero, 31, of Puerto Rico pleaded guilty Tuesday in District Court on St. Thomas to encouraging and inducing aliens to illegally enter the United States. read more

Marrero Pleads Guilty to Immigrant Smuggling
St Croix Source

Angel De Jesus Marrero, 31, of Puerto Rico pleaded guilty Tuesday in District Court on St. Thomas to encouraging and inducing aliens to illegally enter the United States. read more

Central FC repeats as CFU Club champions
Trinidad Guardian

Three different players were on target as Central FC crushed fellow T&T Pro League club, W Connection 3-0 to keep hold of its Caribbean Football Union Club Championship crown at a rain-soaked  Stade Sylvio Cator...

McLeod sets world leading 13.08 seconds in 110m hurdles
Jamaica Observer

PHILADELPHIA, USA — Jamaica’s Omar McLeod continued his outstanding start to the outdoor season running a season’s best and world leading 13.08 seconds (-0.1m/s) to win the 110m hurdles at the Drake Relays...

Gov’t to wage relentless war against criminals, says Montague
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — National Security Minister, Robert Montague, says the Government remains committed to mobilizing all the resources at its disposal to wage a “relentless war” against criminal...

Three senior citizens killed in Puerto Rico home
Jamaica Observer

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico police say three senior citizens have been found slain in their home in the west coast town of Cabo Rojo. Local News Sat, 30 Apr 2016 15:23:00 GMT Burnt culvert leaves rural...

Bartlett to place emphasis on wellness tourism
Jamaica Observer

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica — Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says that emphasis will be placed on the worldwide US$438 billion wellness tourism business to build out the product locally and attract new visitors. Local...

Weekly Round-up: Cop killed...3-y-o's killer found dead... ICC blasts Windies
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica – A 54-year-old policewoman died in hospital Friday after being shot multiple times the day before. The woman corporal was reportedly at a bus stop on Bray Street in east Kingston when she was...

T&T trade minister disappointed at 'boycott' of Trinidad goods
Jamaica Observer

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) – Trinidad and Tobago Trade and Industry Minister Paula Gopee Scoon Friday expressed disappointment that trade was being used as a measure to discuss immigration issues involving Jamaica...

Online energy tool developed for students
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) – Secondary school students now have the benefit of an online tool to conduct energy research for projects and prepare for examinations. Local News Fri, 29 Apr 2016 19:09:19 GMT T&T trade...

Japan hailed as strong supporter of Jamaican culture
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) – The Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, is hailing the Japanese Government for its continued support of cultural programmes in Jamaica. Local News Fri, 29 Apr 2016 19:28:25...

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...

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