T&T Gov't urges calm after alleged ISIS bomb threat
Jamaica Observer

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) – National Security Minister retired Major General Edmund Dillon Tuesday urged residents to remain calm as police continue their investigations into the authenticity of a recording...

Gunmen kill T&T police officer, solider
Jamaica Observer

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) – Trinidad and Tobago police were searching Tuesday for the gunmen that shot and killed a police officer and a member of the Defence Force in separate incidents. Local News Tue, 24 May...

Jamaican company selected to participate in IDB programme
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WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) – A Jamaican company is the sole Caribbean entity selected from Latin America and the Caribbean to participate in an innovation and entrepreneurship event sponsored by the...

Police probe audio recordings warning of alleged ISIS bomb threat at malls in Trinidad
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Trinidad – Police are currently investigating the authenticity of two audio recordings now circulating on social media, warning of a threat by ISIS operatives to detonate bombs at local shopping malls. In the first...

City prison inhumane, close it down
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FORMER inmate Albert Edwards, who was recently released after serving a 28 year jail sentence for murder, is calling for the Port-of-Spain Prison to be shut down due to inhumane prisoner conditions. It is absolutely...

Cuba to host ACS summit in June
Jamaica Observer

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — The Association of Caribbean States (ACS) will host its seventh annual summit in Cuba early next month, the Trinidad-based regional grouping has announced. Local News Tue, 24 May 2016...

This Day in History — May 24
Jamaica Observer

  Local News Tue, 24 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT Cuba to host ACS summit in June http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/Cuba-to-host-ACS-summit-in-June_61802 PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — The Association of Caribbean...

Obama lifts ban on selling arms to Vietnam
Jamaica Observer

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Eager to banish lingering shadows of the Vietnam War, President Barack Obama lifted the US embargo on selling arms to America’s former enemy yesterday and made the case for a more trusting...

Locked out
Jamaica Observer

Locked out, these vendors outside Central High School in Clarendon are forced to use creative means to get to their buyers, Local News Tue, 24 May 2016 00:00:55 GMT Obama lifts ban on selling arms to Vietnam...

‘Corporating’
Jamaica Observer

As is customary on Labour Day — observed yesterday — hundreds of people across the country dedicate their time and energy to volunteer for projects at schools, hospitals, police stations, and other...

Man told to enrol in school to shorten court sentence
Jamaica Observer

A 20-year-old man, who attempted to lodge a fraudulent cheque at a bank on the campus of the University of the West Indies, Mona, has been given until the end of June to enrol in an institution to avoid a possible prison...

Woman arrested for cocaine while awaiting flight to London
Jamaica Observer

A Jamaican woman was arrested on suspicion of breaches of the Dangerous Drugs Act at the Norman Manley International Airport on Sunday, the Constabulary’s Corporate Communication Unit (CCU) reported yesterday. Local...

The other side of agriculture
Jamaica Observer

Students at Ebony Park Heart Academy say the agro-processing and horticulture, landscape and turf management programmes offered by the institution support the claim that there is more to agriculture than farming . Local...

Agri Facts and Tips: Tomatoes
Jamaica Observer

Planting: Local News Tue, 24 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT The other side of agriculture http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/The-other-side-of-agriculture_61828 Students at Ebony Park Heart Academy say the agro-processing and...

PM to speak in Budget Debate today
Jamaica Observer

PRIME Minister Andrew Holness will make his presentation in the 2016/17 Budget Debate when the debate resumes this afternoon at 2:00 pm at Gordon House. Local News Tue, 24 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT Agri Facts and Tips:...

Holness joins volunteers on National Labour Day project
Jamaica Observer

PRIME Minister Andrew Holness yesterday joined hands with volunteers in Gregory Park and Washington Mews in Portmore, St Catherine, who took part in activities for the National Labour Day project in the communities. Local...

Trinidad and Tobago to supply Venezuela with manufactured goods
Jamaica Observer

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — The Government of Trinidad and Tobago says it will be providing relief to Venezuela in the form of manufactured goods, but gave no indication as to whether it is as a result of the...

Brighter days at Melrose
Jamaica Observer

Acting Managing Director of the Transport Authority Audley Local News Tue, 24 May 2016 00:00:01 GMT Trinidad and Tobago to supply Venezuela with manufactured goods...

For Health’s Sake
Jamaica Observer

Prime Minister Andrew Holness (2nd left) along with Youth Minister Olivia Grange (left) and Local Government Minister Desmond McKenzie (3rd right), Member of Parliament Alando Terrelonge (centre) receiving a quick course...

Dangerous men!
Jamaica Observer

NINETY-FOUR per cent of the 19 drivers killed in private motor vehicle accidents since the start of the year are males. Local News Tue, 24 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT For Health’s Sake...

Bartlett wants Courtesy Corps officers to have power of arrest
Jamaica Observer

MINISTER of Tourism Edmund Bartlett wants Courtesy Corps officers to be more responsive and given the legal authority to arrest offenders. Local News Tue, 24 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT Dangerous men!...

Human rights crisis
Jamaica Observer

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) yesterday said it is going through a severe financial crisis that will have serious consequences on its ability to fulfil its mandate, and appealed to member states,...

Tivoli residents shun D’Aguilar’s justice forum
Jamaica Observer

THE organiser of a justice forum for victims of the May 2010 police-military operation in Tivoli Gardens was left disappointed yesterday after only a handful of people, literally, turned up for the event. Local News Tue,...

TT, Venezuela talk prisoner exchange
Trinidad Newsday

PRIME MINISTER Dr Keith Rowley yesterday announced that National Security Minister Edmund Dillon will be going to Venezuela on May 30 for direct government to government talks that could lead to the repatriation of five...

Tridents look to home support to drive title bid
Trinidad Guardian

BRIDGETOWN—The Vijay Mallya-owned Barbados Tridents are banking on strong home support and the “feel-good factor” from West Indies’ T20 World Cup triumphs, to drive their campaign in the upcoming...

Auditor General finds high level of Bellevue patients Schizophrenic
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Auditor General Pamela Monroe Ellis says a review of records for 107 patients of the Bellevue Hospital in Kingston, showed that 94 of them, or 88 per cent, were schizophrenic, 12 per cent with...

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