Local talent electrifies at opening of Puerto Seco Beach
Jamaica Gleaner

From Michael Jackson's hits to romantic ballads to the Flairy dance, guests at the official opening of the renovated Puerto Seco Beach in St Ann enjoyed a dazzling mix of musical offerings. The mood by the poolside...

Photos: Bacardi Event For New Aged Rums
Bernews

People were last night given an insight into how Bacardi makes its rums at a special tasting session for two of its latest products. Bacardi Regional Trade Ambassador, Carlos Garcia Bacardi, who flew in from Puerto Rico,...

Brittany Campbell takes the stage in 'Hamilton'
Jamaica Gleaner

Over the past few years, the musical Hamilton has taken Broadway by storm. Written by first-generation Puerto Rican-American Lin-Manuel Miranda, the cast is chock-full of people of colour playing the roles of the founding...

FEMA: Puerto Rico running out of time as storm season nears
Dominica News Online

The administrator of the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency said Friday it will take up to an estimated $50 billion to help rebuild Puerto Rico from Hurricane Maria and warned that the U.S. territory is not ready...

Andrea Rivera looks to the streets
Jamaica Observer

REIGNING Cayman Islands soca monarch Andrea Rivera is in the island to participate in this year's Jamaica Carnival road march through the Corporate Area on Sunday. “I am really looking forward to it; I have my...

Tourism minister says cruise shipping poised for further growth
Jamaica Observer

ST JAMES, Jamaica (JIS) — Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett, says Jamaica's cruise shipping is poised for even further growth, following commitments and “glowing reviews” from the major cruise...

Puerto Rican star Ozuna takes on dancehall
Jamaica Star

For the past few weeks, Puerto Rican star Ozuna has been teasing the upcoming release of his next single called 'La Modelo'.The young star has a powerful online following, amassing half a billion views for a single music...

Actress organises Puerto Rico benefit
Jamaica Star

Scarlett Johansson is organising a star-studded benefit reading to aid the hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico.The 32 year-old actress has recruited her Avengers cast mates, including Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans...

Jamaica dumps T&T U-17 girls out of CFU tourney
Trinidad Guardian

PORT-AU-PRINCE—T&T was sent packing from the Caribbean Football Union Under-17 Girls Championship after a 3-1 loss to Jamaica in a must win final Group F match at the Stade Sylvio Cator, Port-au-Prince on Friday...

To the rescue
Jamaica Observer

EDM act Major Lazer, which comprises two Caribbean nationals — Walshy Fire (from Jamaica) and Jillionaire (from Trinidad) — organised a relief concert in Miami on Monday to raise funds for Caribbean countries...

Jennifer Lopez donates $1m to Puerto Rico relief
Jamaica Star

NEW YORK (AP):Jennifer Lopez has pledged US$1 million towards hurricane relief efforts in her family's native land, Puerto Rico.Lopez announced during a news conference with New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Sunday that...

Charly Black adds flavour to hit single
Jamaica Observer

Charly Black has joined musical forces with Puerto Rican singer Luis Fonsi for the remix of his diamond- selling single Party Animal.Luis Fonsi, best known for his hit single Despacito, sings mostly in English on the...

Thompson fires Calypso Spikers into final
Trinidad Guardian

France-based professional Channon “D Canon” Thompson raised her game a notch as five-time defending champions T&T overcame Suriname in four sets to reach the 2018 FIVB Women’s World Championship Second...

Calypso Spikers storm into CAZOVA semis
Trinidad Guardian

12 points while Beatrice Cyrilla got seven, and the trio of Aida Sabino, Helaijah Abati and Stephanie Trefle, four apiece. With both teams entering the contest with 2-0 record, spectators were hopeful of a close battle,...

T&T Volleyballers beat Guadeloupe in opener
Trinidad Guardian

Nigel Simon European-based Channon Thompson had 13 points to lead three players in double-digits as T&T Calypso Spikers crushed Guadeloupe 25-8, 25-17, 25-14 in their Pool D 2018 FIVB Women’s World...

T&T Volleyballers beat Guadeloupe in opener
Trinidad Guardian

European-based Channon Thompson had 13 points to lead three players in double-digits as T&T Calypso Spikers crushed Guadeloupe 25-8, 25-17, 25-14 in their Pool D 2018 FIVB Women’s World Championship Second Round...

Sutherland Global named Business of the Year
Jamaica Observer

MANDEVILLE, Manchester - Still a relatively new business in the parish, business process outsourcing (BPO) company Sutherland Global Services took top spot at this month’s Manchester Chamber of Commerce (MCC)...

How bad corporate debts are holding back India’s growth
Jamaica Observer

NEW DELHI, India (AFP) — The recent arrest of Vijay Mallya highlighted the problem of bad loans in India, but analysts say the tycoon’s unpaid debts are just the tip of an iceberg that is already holding back...

US businesses getting hammered by Venezuela crisis
Jamaica Observer

WASHINGTON, DC, United States (AFP) — The political and economic crisis in Venezuela is costing US companies dearly, as General Motors can attest following the unexpected nationalisation of its plant there. Local...

Ready for the Road
Jamaica Observer

Revellers are ‘ready for road’ as today marks the first time that four bands take to the streets of Kingston in celebration of carnival. Local Business Sun, 23 Apr 2017 02:00:00 GMT Gov’t to have faster...

Work to begin this year on expansion of Ian Fleming airport
Jamaica Observer

Work is slated to begin this year on the expansion of the runway at the Ian Fleming International Airport in Boscobel, St Mary. Local News Sat, 15 Apr 2017 02:00:00 GMT United in Social Media ...

United in Social Media 
Jamaica Observer

On Monday, a video made rounds on the internet of a man who was forcibly removed from a United Airlines flight on Sunday night. Uproar ensued online. Then an official statement from the CEO followed, which only fuelled...

Trash collection reduced in Puerto Rico city amid crisis
Jamaica Observer

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Garbage could soon pile up in one of Puerto Rico’s largest cities because it has not paid a trash-collecting bill amid a deep economic crisis. Local Business Thu, 13 Apr 2017...

Guyana reviewing bauxite industry
Jamaica Observer

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — The Guyana government says it expects to receive a report soon on the review of the bauxite industry that was commissioned last year marking the centennial of the sector here. Local...

Little relief for hotels, other properties with value of over $20 million
Jamaica Observer

Minister of Finance and Planning Audley Shaw yesterday announced adjustments to the property tax regime that will see a four per cent reduction in the rate applied to the higher valuation bands. Local Business Thu, 13 Apr...

Bank of Jamaica preparing for new FX auction system
Jamaica Observer

The Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) announced on Tuesday April 11 that it is developing plans to buy and sell its foreign exchange from and to authorised dealers (ADs) and cambios by competitive auction. Local Business Thu, 13 Apr...

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