Jones says Warriors fired up
Trinidad Guardian

T&T Soca Warriors skipper Kenwyne Jones says his fitness level is on point and he’s ready to lead the national team in Friday’s penultimate Group C Concacaf semfinal round clash with Guatemala at the Hasely...

Child abuse, rape a big problem – Portland Police chief
Jamaica Observer

SUPERINTENDENT of Police in charge of the Portland Division, Oberlene Smith-Whyte is raising concerns over what she says is the low conviction rate of rapists in the eastern parish. Local News Mon, 29 Aug 2016 00:00:00...

Primary schools must focus on literacy, numeracy
Jamaica Observer

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Information has instructed primary school administrators to focus on literacy and numeracy for the new school year. Local News Mon, 29 Aug 2016 00:00:00 GMT Child abuse, rape a big...

All good at Flow Skool Aid
Jamaica Observer

The sun was not out in its usual force yesterday at FLOW’s annual back-to-school fair, dubbed ‘FLOW Skool Aid’. There was even a sprinkling of rain, but hundreds of parents who braved the weather were...

Holness breaks ground for BPO expansion
Jamaica Observer

Prime Minister Andrew Holness broke ground for an additional 63,000 square feet of office space to facilitate expansion of the growing Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) industry, in Montego Bay last Friday. Local News...

Bartlett heads delegation to Canada
Jamaica Observer

Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett heads a Jamaican delegation which departs for Canada today for industry stakeholder discussions on strategies to boost visitor arrivals from that country. Local News Mon, 29 Aug 2016...

Gov’t hints at renovating Greenwich Town fishing village
Jamaica Observer

There are indications that the Government is giving consideration to renovating the Greenwich Town fishing village located along Marcus Garvey Drive in Kingston. Local News Mon, 29 Aug 2016 00:00:00 GMT Bartlett heads...

$20-million funding support for tourism in Treasure Beach
Jamaica Observer

MONTEGO BAY — The Ministry of Tourism has established a $20- million loan facility for the operators of small resorts and attractions in Treasure Beach, St Elizabeth. Local News Mon, 29 Aug 2016 00:00:00 GMT...

New cemetery for Old Harbour
Jamaica Observer

LOCAL Government Minister Desmond McKenzie and Spanish Town Mayor Norman Scott have announced plans to construct a new cemetery at the Tedford property, which adjoins the Church Pen Cemetery in Old Harbour. Local News...

Karisma tells of US$900-m hotel project
Jamaica Observer

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Karisma Hotels and Resorts has announced that ground will be broken for the construction of Sugar cane, a US$900 million hotel project on over 200 acres of land in Llandovery, St Ann, early...

Jamaican woman cites shoddy treatment by Barbadian officials at airport
Jamaica Observer

THERE is yet another negative report pointed at Barbados’ immigration officers at the Grantley Adams International Airport. Local News Mon, 29 Aug 2016 00:00:00 GMT Karisma tells of US$900-m hotel project...

Sherwood Content scholar Lafayne Johnson racing to greatness
Jamaica Observer

Rising from the rustic climes of Sherwood Content in southern Trelawny to become an Olympic legend, Usain Bolt’s story is not only about a single individual who achieved greatness, but a broader demonstration of the...

Garcia looking forward to Guatemala clash
Trinidad Guardian

Holland-based T&T winger Levi Garcia is hoping to pick up from where he left off when the T&T Soca Warriors resume their 2018 Concacaf Group C Semifinal Round World Cup qualifying campaign. The Soca Warriors host...

One new face
Trinidad Guardian

Greg Ranjitsingh, a 23-year-old Canadian-born goalkeeper, is the lone newcomer named in a 24-member team by T&T Soca Warriors coach Stephen Hart for this country’s next two Group C Concacaf Semifinal Round World...

Gay group puts heat on Sizzla
Jamaica Observer

Sizzla’s first United States tour in eight years has hit a snag. Promoters of his September 23 show at 1015 Folsom in San Francisco (SF) have switched the show to nearby Oakland after protests by a gay rights group....

Windies, India enter new world in United States
Jamaica Observer

FORT LAUDERDALE, United States (AFP) — West Indies face India in two Twenty20 internationals in Florida at the weekend in a litmus test for both cricket's future in the US and Carlos Brathwaite's credentials as...

Italy quake death toll nears 250 as questions mount
Jamaica Observer

AMATRICE, Italy (AFP) —The death toll from a powerful earthquake in central Italy rose to 247 on Thursday amid fears many more corpses remain buried in the rubble of devastated mountain villages. Local News Thu, 25...

Hurricane Gaston expected to weaken in the Atlantic 
Jamaica Observer

MIAMI, Florida (AP) — Hurricane Gaston is expected to weaken to a tropical storm in the Atlantic. Local News Thu, 25 Aug 2016 07:37:20 GMT Italy quake death toll nears 250 as questions mount...

Brazil Senate starts impeachment trial of President Rousseff 
Jamaica Observer

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (AP) — Brazil's Senate has begun deliberating on whether to permanently remove President Dilma Rousseff from office. Local News Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:08:30 GMT Hurricane Gaston expected to weaken...

Cops identify pedal cyclist killed in Mountain View crash
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The pedal cyclist, who died yesterday after he was hit from his bicycle along Mountain View Avenue in Kingston, has been identified as 46-year-old Horace Parish. Local News Thu, 25 Aug 2016...

US extradites former Virgin Islands senator on embezzlement charges
Jamaica Observer

WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) — The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) says a former Virgin Islands senator has been extradited from Modena, Italy for allegedly defrauding the government of the Virgin...

ONLINE READERS COMMENT: Put Bolt’s statue on Blue Mountain Peak
Jamaica Observer

Dear Editor, Local News Thu, 25 Aug 2016 10:07:28 GMT US extradites former Virgin Islands senator on embezzlement charges...

Taiwan surprised
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent (CMC) – Taiwan has expressed surprise at an announcement by the main Opposition New Democratic Party (NDP) that if elected to office it would switch diplomatic relations to China. Local News...

Holness conveys solidarity with Italy following deadly quake
Jamaica Observer

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has conveyed Jamaica’s deepest sympathies to the Government and people of Italy in the wake of a devastating earthquake which has killed at least 120 people, so far. Local News Thu, 25...

1,200 land titles to be delivered for 2016/2017 — PM
Jamaica Observer

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says he expects the target of delivering 1,200 land titles for the 2016/17 financial year will be achieved, and possibly surpassed. Local News Thu, 25 Aug 2016 00:00:00 GMT Holness conveys...

Legal Aid Council resumes operation at downtown office
Jamaica Observer

The Legal Aid Council has resumed operations at its Harbour Street office, downtown Kingston, as of Monday, August 22. Local News Thu, 25 Aug 2016 00:00:00 GMT 1,200 land titles to be delivered for 2016/2017 — PM...

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