Tropical Storm Matthew: Teen killed in St Vincent and the Grenadines
Jamaica Gleaner

Several Caribbean islands are now reeling from the effects of Tropical Storm Matthew. In St Vincent and the Grenadines a fourth form student was killed when a boulder crashed into his home. Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves...

One dead as TS Matthew lashes Windwards
Dominica Vibes

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent (CMC) – A fourth form secondary school student died Wednesday night after he was crushed by a boulder as he tried to alleviate flooding in his home during the passage of Tropical Storm Matthew....

I was always confident, says debutant Williams
Trinidad Guardian

ABU DHABI—Fast bowler Kesrick Williams said making his international debut in a series West Indies had already lost, had no bearing on his approach. Playing in the third and final Twenty20 International here Tuesday,...

CUMI Come Run a success — Taylor
Jamaica Observer

MONTEGO BAY, St James — CHAIRMAN of the Committee for the Upliftment of the Mentally Ill (CUMI) Fund-raising group, Junior Taylor has described last Saturday’s staging of the 8th annual CUMI Come Run as a...

Jamaica has eyes on Tropical Storm Matthew
Jamaica Observer

JAMAICA’S National Meteorological Service last night issued a severe weather alert as it closely monitored Tropical Storm Matthew, which formed yesterday morning near the Eastern Caribbean. Local News Thu, 29 Sep...

‘Don’t panic’
Jamaica Observer

MINISTER of National Security Robert Montague has moved to assure the country that the violence affecting western Jamaica, especially the parish of St James, has been cauterised. Local News Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT...

Swept aside: T20 champs limp to third straight loss
Trinidad Guardian

ABU DHABI—Pakistan exposed West Indies weakness to spin bowling and large outfields by cantering to a comfortable eight wicket win in their final match to complete a three-nil white wash here yesterday. West Indies...

‘Political mischief’
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent (CMC) – A lawyer for Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves has described as “political mischief” a claim by a St Vincent and Grenadines national that she had been “attacked” by...

Bustamante Hospital hosts awareness expo
Jamaica Observer

THE Bustamante Hospital for Children will this Friday be hosting a childhood cancer awareness expo, which it said is among a number of activities the hospital has planned to commemorate Childhood Cancer Awareness Month,...

Ministry to gather data islandwide on cancer
Jamaica Observer

THE Ministry of Health is expanding the reach of the National Cancer Registry (NCR) to the entire island to facilitate data gathering on every type of cancer in Jamaica. Local News Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT Bustamante...

FLOW Foundation fetes children with cancer
Jamaica Observer

THE FLOW Foundation, in collaboration with parents and the Bustamante Hospital for Children, last Friday treated more than 30 young patients of the hospital who are at different stages of their battle with cancer. Local...

Canada’s immigration officers are trained to assess the integrity of marriages
Jamaica Observer

Dear Mr Brown: Local News Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT FLOW Foundation fetes children with cancer http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/FLOW-Foundation-fetes-children-with-cancer_75295 THE FLOW Foundation, in collaboration...

Gov’t official preaches innovation to attract agri investor
Jamaica Observer

PERMANENT secretary in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Reginald Budhan, says innovative ways must to be found to secure financing and attract investors in agriculture. Local News Wed, 28 Sep...

Chuck laments shortage of JPs
Jamaica Observer

MINISTER of Justice Delroy Chuck has called on pastors and teachers and other people of integrity to make themselves available to serve their country through the office of Justice of the Peace (JP). Local News Wed, 28 Sep...

Absentee voting for US citizens
Jamaica Observer

It’s Absentee Voting Week from September 26 – October 3, and states and territories have started sending out ballots to overseas voters. Have you requested and received your State absentee ballot? It’s not...

Obasanjo visits his Jamaican ‘brother’
Jamaica Observer

Chief Olusegun Obasanjo’s easy smile last Friday left no doubt that he was among friends. Local News Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT Absentee voting for US citizens...

Five more judges for Court of Appeal
Jamaica Observer

JUSTICE Minister Delroy Chuck has announced that five more judges will be appointed to the Court of Appeal to bring the full complement of judges to 12. Local News Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT Obasanjo visits his...

Former Israeli President Shimon Peres dies
Jamaica Observer

JERUSALEM, Israel (AP) – Former Israeli President Shimon Peres, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate and elder statesman of Israeli politics, has died, the Israeli news website Local News Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT Five...

Man accused of killing former JUTC boss freed
Jamaica Observer

THE man accused of murdering former Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) Chairman Douglas Chambers was yesterday acquitted in the Home Circuit Court, six years after the matter was brought before the court. Local News...

Penwood students to get new CSEC results in October
Jamaica Observer

THE more than 40 Penwood High school students who received “ungraded” scores from the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) for six subjects because of the non-submission of their School Based Assessment (SBA) in...

Bunting says Montague ‘not fully engaged’ with security portfolio
Jamaica Observer

FORMER Minister of National Security and People’s National Party (PNP) spokesman for the portfolio, Peter Bunting, said yesterday that the recent flare-up of violence in sections of St James has shown that Security...

‘Suicidal’ cop not fit for policing, says superintendent
Jamaica Observer

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Superintendent of the Manchester Police Division Vendolyn Cameron-Powell says that she does not think that the policeman who was involved in a suspected suicide attempt yesterday is mentally...

Police unease
Jamaica Observer

Police on front-line duty are increasingly declining to engage criminals as they fear being prosecuted by the Independent Commission of Investigation (INDECOM), the Jamaica Observer was told yesterday. Local News Wed, 28...

MPs argue over backhoe purchase at House committee
Jamaica Observer

THE usual routine sitting of the Constituency Development Fund (CDF) committee was yesterday morning disrupted after St Thomas Western Member of Parliament (MP) James Robertson brought up a decade-old issue involving the...

St Lucia-based airline wants to provide services to sub-region
Jamaica Observer

CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC) – The St Lucia-based carrier, Go Fly Airlines, has announced plans to service the Windward Islands and Monday held a demonstration flight of its Cessna Caravan which it plans to use for...

Peres 'fighting for his life' as condition worsens: source
Jamaica Observer

JERUSALEM, Undefined (AFP) — Israeli ex-president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Shimon Peres was "fighting for his life" on Tuesday after suffering a stroke earlier this month, a source close to him said. Local News...

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