Soca, dancehall to meet at Bacchanal
Jamaica Observer

Revellers are set to party to the eclectic mix of soca, dancehall and hip hop at tomorrow’s staging of Bacchanal Fridays at Mas Camp in St Andrew. “Bacchanal Jamaica recognises that although carnival is soca,...

Revised curriculum boosts arts in schools
Channel 5 Belize

Much like the heyday of the adult Festival of the Arts in the late 1960’s and early 1970’s, the various incarnations of children’s Festivals of the Arts have given Belizeans [...]

Youngsters take over Bliss stage for Arts Festival
Channel 5 Belize

For the past week or so, Belize’s youngest performers in the districts have been on the stage giving of their talents in art, music, dance, and drama as part of [...]

Comeback girl
Jamaica Observer

Singer Susan Cadogan, who had a massive hit in 1974 with a cover of Millie Jackson’s Hurt So Good, is enjoying a career revival in the United Kingdom. Last year Cadogan and Ken Boothe performed in that country at the...

Enjoying Art on the Streets of the Old Capital
Channel 5 Belize

The seventh edition of the anticipated Street Art Festival took place over the weekend in the downtown area of Belize City. The arts were in full display, from paintings to [...]

Meeting to examine rising fishing costs
Jamaica Observer

BELMOPAN, Belize (CMC) — The Belize-based Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) says a landmark study to look at the impacts of rising cost factors on fishing operations in the Caribbean has been concluded....

Muhammad Ali’s son detained in Florida after Jamaican trip
Jamaica Observer

FLORIDA, USA (AP) — Muhammad Ali’s son, who bears the boxing great’s name, was detained by immigration officials at a Florida airport and questioned about his ancestry and religion in what amounted to...

Mouth, hog and madwoman
Jamaica Observer

Friends, we have a serious crime problem, and I welcome any reasonable proposal for tackling the monster. However, mi cyaan understand why it seems like the politician (26, 34) who had the security portfolio not so long...

JA to join US-led workshop on ‘Protecting Slave Related Sites and Antiquities’
Jamaica Observer

WASHINGTON, DC, USA (CMC) — The United States Department of State says cultural heritage professionals from Jamaica will join others from across Africa, Brazil and Colombia in an extraordinary workshop on...

COK launches 50th anniversary at Blast Off 2017
Jamaica Observer

COK Sodality Co-Operative Credit Union launched its year-long 50th anniversary celebrations at its Blast Off 2017 event held at the Knutsford Court Hotel in Kingston recently. Local News Mon, 27 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT JA...

Jamaica Baptist elects first woman president-elect
Jamaica Observer

THE Jamaica Baptist Union (JBU) on Saturday elected Rev Karen Kirlew as the organisation first woman president at its 167th General Assembly on the weekend in Montego Bay, St James. Local News Mon, 27 Feb 2017 00:00:00...

Photo: Dominican art
Jamaica Observer

Dr Jose Ares (second right), ambassador of the Dominican Republic to Jamaica, and his wife Sheila (right), last week pose with one of his paintings with Enith Williams (left), Friends of Holy Trinity Cathedral, and the...

Opposition senator calls for implementation of Disabilities Act
Jamaica Observer

OPPOSITION Senator Floyd Morris has called for the Disabilities Act, which was passed in Parliament in October 2014, to be quickly brought into force. Local News Mon, 27 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Photo: Dominican art...

Furious British MP tells Jamaica to take its prisoners
Jamaica Observer

A British parliamentarian is livid that Jamaica refused his country’s £25-million offer to help fund construction of a new prison, allowing nearly 600 Jamaicans incarcerated in the UK to be returned to the island...

This Day in History - February 27, 2017
Jamaica Observer

Today is the 58th day of 2017. There are 307 days left in the year. Local News Mon, 27 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Furious British MP tells Jamaica to take its prisoners...

18-inch water main on Mandela Highway broken again
Jamaica Observer

AN 18-inch water main on Mandela Highway in St Andrew was broken again yesterday, the third time since work to widen the road from four to six lanes has started. Local News Mon, 27 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT This Day in...

Lisa Hanna responds to death threats
Jamaica Observer

DECLARING that she is without fear of reprisal when it comes to women’s and children’s rights, former Youth and Culture Minister Lisa Hanna yesterday lashed her critics, some of whom had sent death threats, for...

Holness adamant that pension, public sector reforms will be implemented
Jamaica Observer

PRIME Minister Andrew Holness says that his ability to complete the long-delayed pension and public sector reforms within his current administration will determine his political legacy. Local News Mon, 27 Feb 2017...

Nutramix targets livestock farmers in special workshops
Jamaica Observer

FARMERS across Jamaica have, since January, been benefiting from a series of workshops conducted by Nutramix. Local News Mon, 27 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Holness adamant that pension, public sector reforms will be...

Dr Janet Dyer proves dreams do come true
Jamaica Observer

DR Janet Dyer’s upbringing was no bed of roses, but today she’s ensuring that the young people she comes in contact with are encouraged to fulfil their dreams. All Woman Mon, 27 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Nutramix...

Government starts ground breaking for new NHT housing schemes
Jamaica Observer

PRIME Minister Andrew Holness last Friday broke ground for the construction of a 1,500-unit housing scheme to be known as The Estuary in Friendship, St James. Local News Mon, 27 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Dr Janet Dyer proves...

PM happy with Government’s achievements so far
Jamaica Observer

Almost a year in the chief executive’s chair, Prime Minister Andrew Holness says he’s happy and proud about a number of the Government’s achievements. Local News Mon, 27 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Government...

White House restrictions on media trigger outcry
Jamaica Observer

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — On the campaign trail and in office, Donald Trump has made attacking the press one of his political trademarks. But by restricting the access of certain media, his White House took...

32,000 visitors to Jamaica via Airbnb in 2016
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says Jamaica already received 32, 000 visitors via the online travel marketplace, Airbnb, with which the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) signed a Memorandum of...

Duterte fans, foes hold mass Manila rallies
Jamaica Observer

MANILA, Philippines (AFP) — Thousands of supporters and foes of President Rodrigo Duterte joined large rallies in Manila on Saturday, highlighting how his brutal drug war has polarised the Philippines. Local News...

Gov’t remains committed to curtailing gender-based violence – Grange
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — The Government remains committed to curtailing gender-based violence and child abuse, says Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport Minister, Olivia Grange. Local News Sat, 25 Feb 2017...

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