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...

interCaribbean Airways beefs up flights with increased air link to BVI
Jamaica Observer

InterCaribbean Airways has added another flight to Tortola in the British Virgin Islands, making travel easier for Caribbean nationals without a US Visa. Local Business Thu, 13 Apr 2017 02:00:00 GMT Bank of Jamaica...

Charly Black gets Latin love
Jamaica Observer

High-riding deejay Charly Black was recognised at the ASCAP Latin Awards on March 15 for his song, Gyal You A Party Animal, which was a massive hit in Latin America last year. The ceremony took place in San Juan, Puerto...

National coaches back Under-18 parish league
Jamaica Observer

Reggae Boyz Head Coach Theodore ‘Tappa’ Whitmore has given his blessings to the new JFF/SportsMax Elite League, viewing the islandwide Under-18 tournament as a potential supply source for the national programme....

Papine cop first ISSA/Grace Shield title
Jamaica Observer

PAPINE High defeated St George’s College by an innings and 89 runs to capture the 2017 Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/GraceShield Schoolboys cricket final on the second day of the their three-day...

MBU, Tivoli clash in RSPL game at WesPow Park
Jamaica Observer

TUCKER, St James — Defending champions Montego Bay United (MBU) will have a score to settle when they host title contenders Tivoli Gardens in a rescheduled Red Stripe Premier League third-round game at WesPow Park...

Whitmore’s celebrity team cops Heineken Scrimmage Tourney
Jamaica Observer

It was fun, frolic and entertainment as a number of the country’s former stars rubbed shoulders with aspiring talents in a Heineken Celebrity Scrimmage Tournament at the University of the West Indies (UWI) Mona, Bowl...

Calabar oppose ISSA’s clearance of KC’s Rodgers
Jamaica Observer

Calabar High School is opposing a decision by the Inter-secondary School Sports Association (ISSA) to give clearance to Arymanya Rodgers of Uganda to compete on behalf of Kingston College later this month. Local Sports...

Stakeholders upbeat as JFF/SportsMax U-18 parish league gets off the ground
Jamaica Observer

SportsMax, the cable sports broacaster owned by cellphone giant Digicel, yesterday launched a national age-group football competition called the JFF/SportsMax Elite League at a brief function at the JFF offices in New...

Thompson, Powell confirmed for JII Meet
Jamaica Observer

Rio Olympics sprint double gold medallist, Jamaican Eliane Thompson has been confirmed for the 14th staging of the Jamaica International Invitational Track and Field Meet 2017 inside the National Stadium on May 20. Local...

Portmore United hunt CFU title after victory against Cayman's Scholars International
Jamaica Observer

BAYAMON, Puerto Rico (CMC) — Portmore United launched their bid for the Caribbean Football Union’s Club Championship title after stopping Scholars International of Cayman Islands 2-0, on Tuesday. Local News Wed,...

Portmore United hunt CFU title after victory against Cayman's Scholars International
Jamaica Observer

BAYAMON, Puerto Rico (CMC) — Portmore United launched their bid for the Caribbean Football Union’s Club Championship title after stopping Scholars International of Cayman Islands 2-0, on Tuesday. Local News Wed,...

Gov't announces programme to rehabilitate youth offenders
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — The Minister of State in the Ministry of National Security, Pearnel Charles Jr has announced the Government’s flagship programme to rehabilitate youth offenders and high-risk young...

Free access to all government websites
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — All Government websites can now be accessed free of cost from any Internet-compatible device. Local News Wed, 15 Mar 2017 21:51:30 GMT Gov't announces programme to rehabilitate youth...

Gary Matalon...patiently turning passion into profit
Jamaica Observer

At last weekend’s Youth View Awards, co-host Yendi Phillips took to the crowd to interact with some of the VIPs in the front row. Among the style icons, media personalities, and who’s who of dancehall - stars in...

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