Weekly Round-up: Ja to help Guyana in crime fighting…Mother, stepfather of 3-y-o remanded …Bolt, Shelly headline Olympic team
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica is providing assistance to Guyana in strengthening its crime and security intelligence-gathering strategies and techniques, Guyanese Police Commissioner Seelall Persaud announced on...

CPL: Tallawahs win toss, choose to field
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica Tallawahs Captain Christopher Gayle won the toss and has elected to field against leaders Guyana Amazon Warriors in tonight's Hero Caribbean Premier League match at Sabina Park. Local News...

VIDEO: ‘Things won’t end simple’, rejected guard warned spouse
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica – An eyewitness today, said that the security guard who this morning shot his common law wife and then himself had warned her earlier this week, after he turned up at her workplace, that things...

Brazil to boost Olympics security after Nice attack
Jamaica Observer

BRASÍLIA, Brazil (AFP) – Brazil said Friday it will bolster security for next month's Olympics in Rio following the truck attack in the French city of Nice. Local News Fri, 15 Jul 2016 21:05:23 GMT VIDEO:...

U-17 Boyz tame Guyana 4-1 in CFU play-offs
Jamaica Observer

ST THOMAS, US Virgin Islands --- Jamaica’s Under-17 Reggae Boyz brushed aside Guyana 4-1 in their Group Four Caribeean Football Union (CFU) World Cup qualifying tournament match at the Lionel Roberts Stadium here on...

Senate regret French mass murders
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Senate this morning expressed regret at the murder of 84 people by an alleged terrorist in Nice, France Thursday. Local News Fri, 15 Jul 2016 18:40:27 GMT U-17 Boyz tame Guyana 4-1 in CFU...

Under-17s face Guyana test in CFU play-offs
Jamaica Observer

ST THOMAS, US Virgin Islands — Jamaica’s Under-17 Reggae Boyz will begin their World Cup quest today when they tackle Guyana in their opening Group Four game of the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) preliminary...

Seeking My Dream
Jamaica Observer

After his facile win in the Eros Trophy on Saturday, Seeking My Dream has moved into sixth position on the all-time list of top stakes earners in local racing. Local Sports Fri, 15 Jul 2016 02:00:00 GMT Under-17s face...

‘I’m 100 per cent certain of playing,’ says Russell
Jamaica Observer

Jamaica Tallawahs all-rounder Andre Russell says he is 100 per cent ready for tonight’s highly anticipated clash against front-runners Guyana Amazon Warriors at Sabina Park, starting at 8:00. Local Sports Fri, 15 Jul...

Bounty, Beenie Man to bring CPL vibes
Jamaica Observer

Dancehall veterans Bounty Killer and Beenie Man are some of the names scheduled to bring the beat to the Appleton Estate and Digicel party stand at the Hero Caribbean Premiere League (CPL) matches slated for Sabina Park...

St Kitts enters CFU top three as T&T jumps six spots
Trinidad Guardian

ST JOHN’S—St Kitts and Nevis have jumped into the top three of the Caribbean Football Union but the latest FIFA rankings have hardly been kind to regional teams, with several of them suffering sharp declines....

New hope for the homeless in May Pen
Jamaica Observer

MAY PEN, Clarendon — The fear of being taken away has long gone since a group of street people in the Clarendon capital, May Pen, were first transported to the Clarendon Drop-In Centre to access critical services...

Caribbean leaders in Florida to host prayer vigil following fatal shootings
Jamaica Observer

Fort Lauderdale, USA (CMC) — Caribbean American pastors and community leaders in South Florida will be holding a prayer vigil here this week in the aftermath of the recent shootings across the country that led to the...

Number of Cuban migrants repatriated increasing — US Coast Guard
Jamaica Observer

MIAMI, USA (CMC) — The United States Coast Guard says since October last year it has been repatriating an increasing number of Cuban migrants who have been making desperate attempts via the Caribbean Sea to land on...

Bank of America to sever ties with Guyanese banks
Jamaica Observer

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, (CMC) – Central Bank Governor Dr Gobind Ganga has confirmed that US bank — Bank of America has indicated that it will be severing ties with local banks here as early as next month. Local...

Police round-up - ‘Hello’ killed in St Andrew
Jamaica Observer

‘Hello’ killed in St Andrew Local News Mon, 11 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT Bank of America to sever ties with Guyanese banks http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/Bank-of-America-to-sever-ties-with-Guyanese-banks_66767...

Seabed session opens today
Jamaica Observer

The 22nd annual session of the International Seabed Authority opens here tomorrow and will run until July 22. Local News Mon, 11 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT Police round-up - ‘Hello’ killed in St Andrew...

Westmoreland teens die in car crash
Jamaica Observer

LITTLE LONDON, Westmoreland — The early morning journey home from a party yesterday morning ended tragically for two teens who died from injuries they received in a car crash. Local News Mon, 11 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT...

Holness commits to “proper use” of NHT funds
Jamaica Observer

Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday signalled that Government intends to change the practice of taking funds from the National Housing Trust (NHT) to fill the gaps in other areas of need within country. Local News...

Stop hiking retail sugar prices, Samuda warns
Jamaica Observer

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Karl Samuda, threatened manufacturers who add excessive mark-ups when retailing refined sugar imported at concessionary rates as raw...

Juici empowers
Jamaica Observer

Chief operations officer and director of Juici Patties Edith Chin (second left) assists Governor General Sir Patrick Allen during yesterday’s ribbon-cutting to open the fast food chain’s Empowerment...

‘Bring dem to justice!’ - Three-year-old twin girl slain
Jamaica Observer

Residents of Orange Hill in Brown’s Town, St Ann, are calling for the heads of those responsible for the slaying of three-year-old Nevalesia Campbell, whose body was discovered in bushes with chop wounds about 9:30...

INDECOM says missing witness not threatened, but fearful
Jamaica Observer

Director of complaints at the Independent Commission for Investigations (INDECOM) Nigel Morgan says that the commission has no evidence that the missing witness in the preliminary enquiry relating to the shooting death of...

Crime can be reduced if we treat our children better — Commonwealth Sec Gen
Jamaica Observer

As Jamaica continues to struggle with the rising incidence of serious crimes among young people, Commonwealth Secretary-General Baroness Patricia Scotland argues that the problem is not unique to to the island and that...

Amazon Warriors down Tallawahs to remain unbeaten
Jamaica Observer

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — Guyana Amazon Warriors remained the only unbeaten side in the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) when they brushed aside Jamaica Tallawahs by seven wickets in a low-scoring, top of the...

Smith backing Amazon Warriors to sustain form
Jamaica Observer

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — Opener Dwayne Smith says Guyana Amazon Warriors are exactly where they planned to be at the current stage of the Caribbean Premier League. Local Sports Sat, 09 Jul 2016 02:00:00 GMT Amazon...

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