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Dominica Vibes

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent (CMC) – A New York based local calypsonian will re-appear in court on October 31 after he was released on EC$25,000 (One EC dollar =US$0.37 cents) bail on charges of uttering seditious words and...

Calypsonian charged with threatening to kill PM Gonsalves, family
Dominica Vibes

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent (CMC) – A New York based local calypsonian will re-appear in court on October 31 after he was released on EC$25,000 (One EC dollar =US$0.37 cents) bail on charges of uttering seditious words and...

Calypsonian charged with threatening to kill PM Gonsalves, family
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent (CMC) – A New York based local calypsonian will re-appear in court on October 31 after he was released on EC$25,000 (One EC dollar =US$0.37 cents) bail on charges of uttering seditious words and...

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Jamaica Observer

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JetBlue orders 30 Airbus jets to step up its 'premium' service
Jamaica Observer

PARIS, France (AFP) – Jet Blue ordered Tuesday another 30 medium-haul A321 aircraft that carry a catalogue price of $3.6 billion as the US airline said it plans to step up its premium transcontinental service. Local...

Priest's throat slit in France church attack
Jamaica Observer

PARIS, France (AFP) — An elderly priest had his throat slit in a church in northern France on Tuesday after two men stormed the building and took hostages. Local News Tue, 26 Jul 2016 09:28:45 GMT JetBlue orders 30...

Andre Hylton resigns as St Andrew Eastern chairman
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Former People's National Party (PNP) member of Parliament Andre Hylton has resigned as constituency chairman of St Andrew Eastern amid speculations of a challenge from one of his councillors,...

222 killed in traffic crashes since January 2016
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KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Ministry of Transport is reporting that 222 people have been killed in 183 crashes across the island since the start of the year. Local News Tue, 26 Jul 2016 10:25:33 GMT Andre Hylton resigns...

Dudley McKenley laid to rest
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Pall-bearers carry the casket bearing the remains of former parliamentarian Dudley McKenley from the Webster Memorial Church after a funeral service yesterday. The service was attended by a team from the Jamaica Labour...

St Lucia Gov’t accused of evicting hotelier
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent (CMC) – The leader of the main Opposition New Democratic Party (NDP), Arnhim Eustace, has described as a “vicious” act the decision by the St Vincent and the Grenadines Government to...

Manning family declines national award in his honour
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PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) – The relatives of the late former prime minister Patrick Manning have reiterated their position of not accepting any national award in his honour. Local News Thu, 21 Jul 2016 00:00:00...

Erdogan declares 3-month state of emergency in Turkey
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ANKARA, Turkey (AFP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan yesterday declared a three-month state of emergency, vowing to hunt down the “terrorist” group behind last week’s bloody coup attempt....

Five arrested at flag burning near Republican convention
Jamaica Observer

CLEVELAND, United States (AFP) — Police arrested at least five people yesterday outside the Republican National Convention in Cleveland as clashes erupted when protesters tried to burn American flags. Local News Thu,...

Amended NIS Act to reduce period between reviews
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THE National Insurance Act of 1965 is to be amended to facilitate more frequent actuarial reviews of the operations of the National Insurance Scheme (NIS). Local News Thu, 21 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT Five arrested at flag...

This Day in History - July 21, 2016
Jamaica Observer

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHT Local News Thu, 21 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT Amended NIS Act to reduce period between reviews http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/Amended-NIS-Act-to-reduce-period-between-reviews_67701 THE National...

We Be Burnin'
Jamaica Observer

Spanish sensation Enrique Iglesias made a cameo on The Rock overnight to collab with his Gimme the light pal Sean Paul. The two apparently worked out of Don Corleon's private studio and Enrique is expected to jet off the...

CPL UPDATE: Tallawahs score 36-run win over Tridents
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Jamaica Tallawahs completes an impressive quadruple of wins at home in the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL)Twenty20 tournament after defeating Barbados Trident by 36 runs in their final...

BOJ cuts deputy governor’s contract due to conflict of interest
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THE Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) yesterday announced that it will not renew the contract of Gayon Hosin, deputy governor responsible for its Financial Institutions Supervisory Division and deputy supervisor of banks, due to a...

Boyfriend takes witness stand in Oaklands murder trial
Jamaica Observer

A Kingston haulage contractor, said to be the boyfriend of Nordia Mitchell, who died at her Oaklands apartment in Kingston in 2008, yesterday testified that the woman had been staying at his home for over a week and had...

Snubbed!
Jamaica Observer

DEPUTY Public Defender Herbert McKenzie yesterday drew the attention of the Public Administration and Appropriations Committee of the House of Representatives to the lack of response from some public bodies to letters...

T&T PM assures that visitors will be treated with respect
Jamaica Observer

PRIME Minister of Trinidad and Tobago Dr Keith Rowley has assured that all Caribbean nationals who visit the twin-island republic will be treated with respect. Local News Thu, 21 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT Snubbed!...

Seabed Authority votes for secretary general today
Jamaica Observer

SITTING secretary general of the International Seabed Authority (ISA) Nii Allotey Odunton is expected to face his deputy and ISA legal counsel Michael Lodge in a challenge for the top job when the Assembly sits today....

St Vincent man jailed for raping foster child
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent (CMC)  – A 63-year-old man was sentenced to 12 years in prison after he was found guilty of three counts of rape and one count of indecent assault against his foster daughter, 12 years ago....

No lawsuit from parents of boy killed by gator at Disney resort
Jamaica Observer

MIAMI, United States (AFP) –The family of a toddler killed by an alligator at a Walt Disney World lake in Florida said Wednesday that they will not sue the entertainment giant. Local News Wed, 20 Jul 2016 16:40:46...

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