Agreement made for barred final-year UWI students to sit exams
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Ministry of Education last evening made an agreement for final-year students at the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, who were barred due to outstanding school fees, to sit their...

Man arrested after cops find loaded gun
Jamaica Observer

ST CATHERINE, Jamaica — A man was on Tuesday arrested in a Spanish Town, St Catherine community in connection with the seizure of a loaded gun. Local News Thu, 20 Apr 2017 07:54:10 GMT Agreement made for barred...

Retiring duo Misbah, Khan lead Pakistan against Windies
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AFP) — West Indies and Pakistan get a three-Test series underway on Friday at Sabina Park in Jamaica with both teams struggling in the midst of challenging transition periods. Local News Thu, 20...

EU urges Venezuela to 'de-escalate' deadly protest tensions
Jamaica Observer

BRUSSELS, Belgium (AFP) — The European Union on Thursday called for calm in Venezuela after "highly regrettable" deaths during protests against the government of the oil-rich country. Local News Thu, 20 Apr 2017...

Antarctic melt-water lakes threaten sea levels
Jamaica Observer

PARIS, France (AFP) — Antarctic melt-water lakes are far more common than once thought and could destabilise glaciers, potentially lifting sea levels by metres as global warming sets in, scientists said Wednesday....

Justice Ministry revokes three stolen JP seals
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Ministry of Justice through an advertisement in today’s paper issued a notice of the revocation of three Justices of the Peace official seal that were reported stolen. Local News Thu, 20...

Help coming
Jamaica Observer

THE Government yesterday said it was examining ways to assist “needy students” at the tertiary level after scores of University of the West Indies, Mona students were on Tuesday deregistered for failing to pay...

Several detained in Suriname anti-government protest
Jamaica Observer

PARAMARIBO, Suriname (CMC) – Riot police in Suriname detained several individuals, including a union leader, during anti-government protests in the capital Paramaribo on Tuesday. Local News Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:00:00...

PNP wants ‘partisan’ road work programme investigated
Jamaica Observer

CONTRACTOR General Dirk Harrison says his office is currently reviewing documents submitted by the Opposition People’s National Party (PNP) in which concerns have been raised about the allocation of funds for a road...

Glowell Prep stages first pageant as part of 20th anniversary
Jamaica Observer

THE Portmore-based Glowell Preparatory School recently pulled off a major coup with the successful staging of its first ever Mini Miss Glowell, Miss Glowell and Mr Glowell competitions, as part of the school’s 20th...

Well-respected restaurant owner remembered for generosity
Jamaica Observer

April 17 was a day Cecil Prawl looked forward to as the time to commemorate the life of his beloved mother by visiting the Port Royal cemetery, where she was laid to rest 17 years ago. However, his plans were dashed on...

Wheatley promises Cybercrimes Act review this year
Jamaica Observer

MINISTER of Science, Energy and Technology Dr Andrew Wheatley says that the process of reviewing the Cybercrimes Act will commence this year. Local News Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT Well-respected restaurant owner...

Opposition MP wants dormant bank funds to support MSMEs
Jamaica Observer

OPPOSITION Spokesman on Industry, Investment and Commerce Anthony Hylton has appealed to the Government to make the funds obtained from dormant accounts available for financing medium, small and micro enterprises (MSMEs)....

Educators urged to protect industry from ‘outsiders’
Jamaica Observer

ROSE HALL, St James — Secretary General of Education International Fred van Leeuwen has encouraged teachers to become more autonomous while also urging then to guard against external forces dictating their...

Three accused extortionists remanded, one granted bail
Jamaica Observer

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Only one of the four accused extortionists who appeared in the Manchester Parish Court yesterday morning was granted bail. Local News Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT Educators urged to protect...

97-year-old son of world’s oldest person dies
Jamaica Observer

DUANVALE, Trelawny — Ninety-seven-year-old Harland Fairweather, also called Fairy, the eldest child of the world’s oldest citizen, supercentenarian Violet Mosse Brown, passed away at his home yesterday morning....

Tourism minister says Jamaica making inroads in Asia
Jamaica Observer

Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett says Asia has now emerged as a big tourism market and Jamaica has been making good inroads in that region. Local News Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT 97-year-old son of world’s...

Councillors get money for indigent housing, education and funerals
Jamaica Observer

MINISTER of Local Government and Community Development Desmond McKenzie says that his ministry will be making $400 million available this year to councillors to meet the social needs of their constituents. Local News Thu,...

With 99 great-grandchildren, 105-y-o Ruth Brown still strong
Jamaica Observer

Ruth Brown has not only lived to witness her 99 great-grandchildren and 18 great-great-grandchildren grow, but she also helped to raise many of them. Local News Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT Councillors get money for...

Bunting still opposed to PM’s Crime Bill
Jamaica Observer

Opposition spokesman on national security, Peter Bunting, says that despite supporting a Joint Select Committee (JSC) to review the Special Security and Community Development Measures Bill, the Opposition still has strong...

Team Bahamas wins CARIFTA Judo
Nassau Guardian

Following a grueling weekend of competition on the mats at the Kendal G.L. Isaacs National Gymnasium, Team Bahamas emerged as the victors of the first ever CARIFTA Judo Championships. Although judo is still fairly new to...

Dispute over Digicel’s ‘illegal’ Suriname bypass…Telecoms Ministry asks GT&T to show it can deliver quality data services
Kaieteur News

The Ministry of Telecommunications has invited the Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GT&T) to clearly demonstrate that it has the network capacity to ensure that the people of Guyana have access to quality data...

Telecoms liberalisation war heats up…GTT accuses Digicel of “illegal” Suriname bypass; wants independent audit
Kaieteur News

As negotiations continue to liberalise the telecommunications sector to allow new players, US-owned Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GTT) is calling for an independent third party audit of what it says are...

BJF names 37-member CARIFTA squad
Nassau Guardian

The Bahamas Judo Federation named a 37-member team that will represent the country at home in the inaugural CARIFTA Judo Championships yesterday. The two-day tournament begins on April 7, and will be staged at the Kendal...

‘Backtrack’ regularization…Suriname’s army, police, food inspectors to be stationed at Nickerie crossing
Kaieteur News

The regularization of an age-old ‘backtrack’ crossing point in Nickerie, Suriname, seems to be taking shape, with authorities there announcing plans to build a checkpoint and landing stage. The announcements...

Man sentenced over drug bust on Sunday
Nassau Guardian

A taxi driver caught in a $600,000 marijuana bust has been sentenced to three years’ imprisonment. Tiko Brown, 40, of Boatswain Hill, was sentenced on Thursday after pleading guilty to two counts each of possession...

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