Stakeholders give advice after Carnival launch
Antigua Observer

Various groups with a stake in Antigua’s Carnival have made several recommendations to the Antigua & Barbuda Festivals Commission regarding the staging of events for this year’s 60th anniversary.

Festivals minister reveals price tag for Carnival 2017 launch
Antigua Observer

The Ministry of National Festivals and Culture has allocated a budget of $270,000 for the launch of the 60th Anniversary of Carnival, Minister EP Chet Greene said yesterday.

Insane Carnival responds to intense debate over “hijab” Carnival costume
Antigua Observer

A fiery debate erupted on social media over the weekend, after popular mas’ band Insane Carnival released photographs of the costumes for a section of its 2017 Carnival troupe.

Senior Boyz squad still a work in progress, says Whitmore
Jamaica Observer

Reggae Boyz head coach Theodore “Tappa” Whitmore says it would be premature at this time to measure the progress of his “new” team, preferring to wait for more of the building blocks to fall into...

Nicholson strikes late to keep Boys’ Town’s hopes alive
Jamaica Observer

Boys’ Town FC kept their hopes alive in a bid to make it out of the relegation zone with a 1-0 win over Maverley-Hughenden FC in a crucial Red Stripe Premier League encounter at Barbican Complex yesterday. Local...

Ja on parade!
Jamaica Observer

GRAZ, Austria — Inspirational messages, powerful live performances and spectacular lighting and decor were hallmarks of Saturday’s official opening of the 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games, even as...

Scorpions facing defeat against Hurricanes at tea
Jamaica Observer

The Jamaica Scorpions were left on the back foot on 82-7 at the tea interval, still needing a further 67 runs for victory against Leeward Islands Hurricanes on day three of their historic day/night Digicel regional...

Germany rejects Trump's claim it owes NATO 'vast sums'
Jamaica Observer

BERLIN (AP) — Germany has rejected President Donald Trump's claim that the country owes NATO large sums for underspending on defense. Local News Sun, 19 Mar 2017 16:22:47 GMT Injured Djokovic joins Murray on Miami...

'No evidence of collusion' between Trump campaign, Russia
Jamaica Observer

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — A congressional intelligence panel so far has found "no evidence" that Donald Trump's campaign colluded with Russia during the 2016 election, its chairman said Sunday, ahead of...

CRICKET-UPDATE: Scorpions resume batting at 3:00pm against Hurricanes
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Day three of the historic day/night Digicel Regional Four-day cricket contest against hosts Jamaica Scorpions and Leeward Islands Hurricanes continues today at Sabina Park in Kingston. Local News...

Elderly man resorts to living in zinc shack after fire destroys home
Jamaica Observer

PORTLAND, Jamaica — For four years, 65-year-old Selvin Delroy Titus has been living in a makeshift zinc house after a fire destroyed his three-bedroom home in Muirton Pen, Long Road, Portland. Local News Sun, 19 Mar...

British woman reported missing in MoBay
Jamaica Observer

ST JAMES, Jamaica — A British woman, who was last seen in Montego Bay, St James has been reported missing since Friday. Local News Sun, 19 Mar 2017 15:23:13 GMT Elderly man resorts to living in zinc shack after fire...

Injured Djokovic joins Murray on Miami casualty list
Jamaica Observer

MIAMI, United States (AFP) — World number two Novak Djokovic won't defend his Miami Masters title next week, saying Sunday that he was withdrawing because of an elbow injury, the same ailment that has also sidelined...

Gayle, Bravo sidelined as Carter, Mohammed force in
Jamaica Observer

ST JOHN’S, Antigua (CMC) — Batting superstar Chris Gayle will take no part in the four-match Twenty20 series against Pakistan starting later this month, after being left out of 16-man squad announced Saturday....

ONLINE READERS' COMMENT: Walk good Mama P, the people's heroine
Jamaica Observer

The quality of mercy is not strained. It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven, upon the place beneath” (Merchant of Venice).   Local News Sun, 19 Mar 2017 12:06:39 GMT Gayle, Bravo sidelined as Carter, Mohammed...

Secrets from smart devices find path to legal system
Jamaica Observer

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — An Ohio man claimed he was forced into a hasty window escape when his house caught fire last year. His pacemaker data obtained by police showed otherwise, and he was charged with...

PPVs must be examined before March 31
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — The Transport Authority is reminding public passenger vehicle (PPV) owners and operators of that all vehicles must be examined ahead of the road licence expiration date of March 31. Local...

From Carnival to School meals – paid for by CIP
Antigua Observer

A review of the Citizenship by Investment Unit (CIU) Six-monthly Report for June to December 2016 has revealed that the CIU’s operating account is used to cover a multiplicity of public expenses, the most recurrent...

Queen Ifrica climbs to Billboard top
Antigua Observer

FOR the first time in three years, a female artiste is number one on the Billboard Reggae Album chart. Queen Ifrica’s Climb, released March 3 by VP Music Group, is on top this week.

Signing to corporate brands is no sell out – I Octane
Antigua Observer

Reggae artiste I-Octane believes artistes should not shy away from merging their talents with Corporate companies, as this is by no means a 'sell-out' move.

GC Foster Classics: St Jago's Wilson tops boys’ U-20 high jump
Jamaica Observer

Wilson cleared the bar at a new personal best and Grand Prix record-equalling 2.18 metres, bettering his previous personal best mark of 2.15 metres. Sports Sat, 11 Mar 2017 15:46:26 GMT Jaguars 231-7 at tea, in reply to...

GC Foster Classics: KC's Lowe wins U-17 long jump
Jamaica Observer

Lowe, who was favoured for the gold medal, duly obliged by bettering his own mark of 7.05m set at the Corporate Area meet a few weeks ago. Sports Sat, 11 Mar 2017 16:21:57 GMT GC Foster Classics: St Jago's Wilson tops...

GC Foster Classics: Elaine makes surprise appearance in women's 400m
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Double Olympic gold medallist Elaine Thompson made a surprise appearance in the women's Clubs and Institutions 400m at the finale of the Digicel Grand Prix Athletics Championships — the GC...

Danniel Thomas improves indoor shot put record 
Jamaica Observer

The red shirt senior at Kent State University threw 18.40m to beat the 18.32m she set three weeks ago while winning the Mid-American Conference title at Eastern Michigan University.  Local Sports Sat, 11 Mar 2017...

Jaguars 231-7 at tea, in reply to Scorpions 255
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Guyana Jaguars are 231-7 at tea on day two of the Digicel Regional four-day cricket match against Jamaica Scorpions at Sabina Park on Saturday. Sports Sat, 11 Mar 2017 15:20:15 GMT Danniel Thomas...

WHAT THEY SAY: Hubert Bartley - RACEHORSE JOCKEY
Jamaica Observer

When did you start your career as a jockey? Local Sports Sat, 11 Mar 2017 03:00:00 GMT Seeking My Dream makes seasonal debut in Chairman’s Trophy...

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