Upbeat over Carifesta
Nation News

BARBADOS IS SET to benefit significantly from the hosting of CARIFESTA XIII in August. With the festival budget set at $6 million, Minister of Culture Stephen Lashley has predicted a favourable outcome...

Samuda expresses support for Irish potato farmers
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaia (JIS) — Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Karl Samuda is expressing support for Irish potato farmers, as the Government seeks to achieve self-sufficiency in the crop’s...

Russia's opposition leader among hundreds arrested at Moscow protest
Jamaica Observer

MOSCOW, Russia (AFP) — Hundreds of people including top Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny were arrested on Sunday as thousands of Russians defied bans to stage protests across the country against corruption. Local News...

Windies struggle to 111 against Pakistan in first T20
Jamaica Observer

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (AFP) — Shadab Khan produced an outstanding debut performance as Pakistan limited West Indies to 111 for eight batting first in the first fixture of a four-match T20 international series at...

Trump's border-wall proposal faces many obstacles
Jamaica Observer

It's still not clear how Trump will pay for the wall that, as described in contracting notices, would be 30 feet (9 metres) high and easy on the eye for those looking at it from the north. The Trump administration will...

Simpson Miller tells followers to support Phillips
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Outgoing People’s National Party leader Portia Simpson Miller called on her followers to throw their support behind incoming party president Peter Phillips. Local News Sun, 26 Mar 2017...

Motorist held with illegal firearm in St James
Jamaica Observer

ST JAMES, Jamaica — A firearm and several rounds of ammunition were this morning seized by police who were on operations on the West Gate main road, in St James. Local News Sun, 26 Mar 2017 14:30:47 GMT Simpson...

Pakistan put Windies to bat in first T20
Jamaica Observer

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed won the toss and put the West Indies in to bat in the first T20 international of a four-match series at Kensington Oval in Barbados on Sunday. Local News Sun, 26...

PHOTOS: PNP delegates gather for instalment of Phillips as party leader
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Special delegates of the almost 79-year-old People’s National Party (PNP) have gathered at the National Arena in St Andrew for the instalment Dr Peter Phillips as the new party leader. Local...

CARIFESTA XIII launches in Barbados tomorrow
Kaieteur News

The build-up to the Caribbean Festival of Creative Arts (CARIFESTA) XIII culminates with the massive launch tomorrow in host country Barbados. The ceremony, at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, will feature a number of...

MAVIS BECKLES: Youth shine at music festival
Nation News

WHEN I TELL people dat duh got more good, positive young people than duh got bad ones, some people does play dem scoffing at it. Some does stuppes and roll up duh eyes and another set does say something...

Can’t stop we now
Nassau Guardian

Carnival has been happening in New Providence longer than you might think. Tomorrow, as they have done many years before, the University of the West Indies’ Centre for Hotel and Tourism Management (CHTM) will be...

More Caribbean countries ban corned beef from Brazil
Jamaica Observer

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — The number of Caribbean Community (Caricom) countries placing a temporary ban on the importation of corned beef or meat products from Brazil increased by two with Barbados and The Bahamas...

Holness to address Grenada’s ruling party convention
Jamaica Observer

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada (CMC) — Jamaica’s Prime Minister Andrew Holness will be the featured speaker at the annual convention of the ruling New National Party (NNP) on Sunday. Local News Thu, 23 Mar 2017...

Student sentenced, fined $36,000 after rare ganja find
Jamaica Observer

A male student who tried to smuggle three pounds of ganja to Barbados concealed in his waist and in his anus was sentenced to two months in prison and fined $36,000. Local News Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Holness to...

Price to head FLOW Jamaica; says building on agreed 2017 strategy a major focus
Jamaica Observer

Stephen Price, whose appointment as managing director of Flow Jamaica was announced by the company yesterday, said his immediate focus will be to build on the company’s current agreed 2017 strategy. Local News Thu,...

Government gets backing from PSOJ on tax package
Jamaica Observer

THE Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) says that it has assessed the recent tax package presented by Government and is commending the move towards indirect taxation from direct taxation. Local News Thu, 23 Mar...

Holness says public bodies will have to justify expenditure
Jamaica Observer

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says that under changes proposed to the operations of public bodies, these Government-owned institutions will have to justify their expenditure each year. Local News Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00...

PM stands firm on NHT drawdown
Jamaica Observer

PRIME Minister Andrew Holness yesterday stood firm in his defence yesterday as he responded to several questions from journalists about his Administration’s decision to continue to draw-down $11.4 billion from the...

Remembering Walcott
Jamaica Observer

AT the 2008 Calabash International Literary Festival, it was widely reported by major media outlets how Sir Derek Walcott trashed fellow Nobel laureate, Trinidadian writer V S Naipaul. But the event’s co-founder...

UPDATE: Kaliese Spencer charged with WADA whereabouts violation
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) has confirmed that Kaliese Spencer is the female athlete who has been charged with a whereabouts violation in keeping with the rules of the...

Bruce Wayne provides Nigel Burke with first winner
Jamaica Observer

Nigel Burke, who began his career as a trainer last November, earned his first win on Saturday when apprentice Linton Steadman guided three-year-old Bruce Wayne to victory in the fifth race at Caymanas Park. Burke, is the...

Catherine Hall open double-digit lead in St James Senior League
Jamaica Observer

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Catherine Hall FC have opened up a double-digit lead over the field in Zone One of the St James Football Association Sandals International Senior League after edging Heights FC 1-0 in their...

KSAFA affiliates question Portmore United’s inclusion in U20 competition
Jamaica Observer

The inclusion of St Catherine-based Portmore United into the Kingston and St Andrew Football Association (KSAFA) Under-20 competition which was slated to kick off yesterday, has been questioned by a few of the Corporate...

Wolmer’s, Montego Bay capture D-1 tennis titles
Jamaica Observer

WOLMER’S Boys’ and Montego High captured the 2017 Tennis Jamaica/Hi-Lyte High Schools Team Championships boys’ and girls’ Division One titles at the Eric Bell Tennis Centre on Sunday. Local Sports Tue,...

Tulloch slows Montego Bay United’s progress in RSPL
Jamaica Observer

A goal four minutes into the second half from McKauly Tulloch helped Harbour View FC to a narrow 1-0 win against Montego Bay United FC in a competitive third-round Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) game at the Compound on...

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