Regional Carnival CEO offers advice
Antigua Observer

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of SpiceMas Grenada Kirk Seetahal says carnival events which showcase traditional aspects of culture should not be abolished, despite them not generating money.

Estelle to release full reggae album - First single features Tarrus Riley; Premieres worldwide tomorrow, exclusively on The Gleaner's website
Jamaica Gleaner

Though popularly known for her accent-inflected international hit song American Boy, British-born Grammy-award winning singer Estelle is gearing up for the release of a brand-new album.Born to a Senegalese father and a...

Windies names squad for final ODI vs Pakistan
Jamaica Observer

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — Left-arm spinner Veerasammy Permaul has been called up to the West Indies squad as cover for speedster Shannon Gabriel, ahead of Tuesday’s final One-Day International against Pakistan....

KC’s Matherson pulled from Carifta Games
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Injured Kingston College (KC) star Jhevaughn Matherson has been withdrawn from Jamaica’s Carifta Games team, which is set to leave the island on Thursday. Sports Mon, 10 Apr 2017 13:21:53 GMT...

Asafa Powell clocks 10.18s in Grenada
Jamaica Observer

Former world record holder and Olympic relay gold medallist Asafa Powell and long jumper Demar Forbes were the only Jamaican winners at Saturday’s inaugural Grenada Invitational held at the renamed Kirani James...

Photo: Windies knocked over
Jamaica Observer

West Indies wicketkeeper Shai Hope (right) and Pakistan batsman Babar Azam react as the ballpasses down the leg side during the second ODI match at Guyana National Stadium in Providence yesterday. (Photo: AFP) Local...

So far, so good!
Jamaica Observer

WITH less than two weeks before departing for the CONCACAF Under-17 Championship in Panama, Jamaica’s Head Coach Andrew Edwards is still in fine-tuning mode. Local Sports Mon, 10 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT Photo: Windies...

JNGI partners with Special Olympics Jamaica
Jamaica Observer

THE cry for assistance from Special Olympics Jamaica (SOJ) has not fallen on deaf ears. Local Sports Mon, 10 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT So far, so good! http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/sport/So-far--so-good-_95165 WITH less...

Relegation-threatened Maverley clip Reno
Jamaica Observer

Maverley Hughenden FC kept alive hopes of another Red Stripe Premier League season with a 1-0 win over Reno FC in their rescheduled contest at the Constant Spring field yesterday. Local Sports Mon, 10 Apr 2017 00:00:00...

Babar, Hasan lead Pakistan to 74-run triumph over Windies
Jamaica Observer

PROVIDENCE, Guyana (AFP) — Babar Azam stroked yet another hundred against the West Indies and Hasan Ali claimed five wickets as Pakistan won the second One-Day International (ODI) by 74 runs at the National Stadium...

Organisation key to player development, says former Man Utd star
Jamaica Observer

Former Manchester United utility player Quinton Fortune has refuted arguments that a lack of suitable facilities is the major contributing factor to Jamaica’s seemingly stagnant development in football. Local Sports...

Jamaican is Caribbean’s Next Top Model
Jamaica Observer

Jamaican Shamique Simms is the Caribbean’s Next Top Model for 2017. The finale of the televised regional reality show and competition took place on Monday, ending the season in dramatic fashion, as two contestants...

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...

Martin’s Big Deal hits the road
Jamaica Observer

Reggae singer Chris Martin will be riding the chart success of his debut album Big Deal, as he heads out on his first major North American tour to deliver what he calls “real-life music, earnest, honest songs about...

Reggae Boy Morgan becomes first J'can to score in Champions League
Jamaica Observer

LONDON, United Kingdom (CMC) — Wes Morgan became the first ever Jamaican to score in a Champions League game as reigning English champions Leicester City dramatically overturned a first-leg deficit to beat Sevilla...

Team Jamaica Bickle fetes Special Olympians in New York layover
Jamaica Observer

QUEENS, United States — The Special Olympics Jamaica (SOJ) delegation, en route to the World Winter Games in Austria, was treated to lunch by Team Jamaica Bickle (TBJ) while transiting through the United States...

Coopers Pen, Baca Star in hunt for mid-season final spots
Jamaica Observer

COOPERS PEN, Trelawny — Coopers Pen and Baca Star United remained in the hunt for places in the mid-season final of the Trelawny Football Association Monymusk Plantation Rum Major League with wins on Saturday. Local...

Manchioneal retain Portland Credit Union KO title
Jamaica Observer

MANCHIONEAL, Portland — Manchioneal squeezed by Ujama 3-2 to retain the Portland FA/Portland Credit Union knockout title at Jones Park on Saturday. Local Sports Tue, 14 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Coopers Pen, Baca Star in...

Four horses claimed on Saturday
Jamaica Observer

Four horses were claimed on the 11-race programme at Caymanas Park last Saturday. Local Sports Tue, 14 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Manchioneal retain Portland Credit Union KO title...

Twilight Dreams does it in style
Jamaica Observer

Since Awesome Power’s victories in the 1,000 Guineas and Jamaica Derby in 2001, breeder, owner and trainer Carl Anderson has been off the Classic race radar. Local Sports Tue, 14 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Four horses...

Racing photos - March 1, 2017
Jamaica Observer

Chairman of Supreme Ventures Limited (SVL) and Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment Limited (SVREL) Paul Hoo (right) getting good advice from a punter on the first SVREL race day on Saturday last. (Photos: Naphtali...

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