Study shows poor school infrastructure in Latin America, Caribbean
Jamaica Observer

WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) — A new study has found that only one in four students in basic education in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) attends an educational centre with sufficient school infrastructure....

St Elizabeth farmers quadruple cultivation of Irish potatoes — Hutchinson
Jamaica Observer

ST ELIZABETH, Jamaica — Farmers in St Elizabeth have increased cultivation of Irish potatoes more than four times over as the Government strives to meet the local demand of 15 million kilogrammes per year. Local News...

Scotland takes a step towards new independence vote
Jamaica Observer

EDINBURGH, United Kingdom (AFP) — Scotland's announcement on Monday that it will begin preparations for a new independence bid raised the spectre of one of Brexit's most feared consequences — the break-up of the...

20-year sentence of pastor 'manifestly excessive', says attorney
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Lynden Wellesley, lawyer for the Pentecostal City Mission Church pastor, Paul Hanniford, who was last week sentenced to 20 years in prison for having sexual intercourse with a 13-year-old girl,...

ONLINE POLL RESULTS: Convicts should not be allowed to record and sell music
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Seventy-eight per cent of the 2,747 respondents to a recent OBSERVER ONLINE poll said that they do not believe that convicts should be allowed to record and sell music to the public. Local News...

No roll back on new taxes, says Shaw
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Finance Minister Audley Shaw today announced that there will be no roll back of the new tax measures outlined last Thursday in the $13.5 billion tax package for the 2017/18 budget. Local News Mon,...

Cuba agrees to extension on trade agreement with CARICOM
Jamaica Observer

HAVANA, Cuba (CMC) — Cuba is providing the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries with an extension of the agreement on trade and economic cooperation which facilitates access to the Cuban market for hundreds of...

Alleged orange thief held with gun in St Catherine
Jamaica Observer

ST CATHERINE, Jamaica — An alleged orange thief was yesterday arrested on a farm in Wakefield, Linstead and a firearm taken from him. Local News Mon, 13 Mar 2017 15:54:07 GMT Cuba agrees to extension on trade...

Chronixx, face of new Adidas sneakers line 
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — International sneaker giant Adidas have chosen Jamaican reggae artiste Chronixx to be the face of their new SPEZIAL Spring Summer ’17 collection. Local News Mon, 13 Mar 2017 10:55:27 GMT St...

Only PNP can save the country and I am ready to fix it, says Phillips
Jamaica Observer

WESTMORELAND, Jamaica — Opposition Spokesman on Finance, and the man who will take up leadership of the People's National Party (PNP) later this year, Dr Peter Phillips, last night told party faithful at the...

Police hold 20-y-o with firearm
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The police is reporting that a 20-year-old man was yesterday held with a firearm and several rounds of ammunition on Maiden Lane in downtown Kingston. Local News Mon, 13 Mar 2017 12:12:05 GMT Only...

83-y-o St Catherine man missing
Jamaica Observer

ST CATHERINE, Jamaica — The police is reporting that an 83-year-old man of Lakes Pen, Spanish Town is missing.  Local News Mon, 13 Mar 2017 12:29:05 GMT Police hold 20-y-o with firearm...

Police to begin questioning passengers during traffic stops
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) - Head of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) Corporate Communications Unit (CCU), Superintendent Stephanie Lindsay, is advising motor-vehicle passengers to cooperate with the police if questioned...

Carib acts for US TV series
Jamaica Observer

Caribbean artistes will be part of Before The Fame, a new celebrity show set to air on American television this summer. The programme is produced by Mike Sherman, founder and president of Universal Media Group Inc, which...

Kaci Fennell chides Foota Hype for cyber bullying
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Miss Universe Jamaica 2014 Kaci Fennell yesterday chided popular dancehall selector Oneil ‘Foota Hype’ Thomas over comments he made accusing her of “degrading” herself for her...

Guyana examining new US immigration policies
Jamaica Observer

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — Guyana has been discussing the possible effects of the new immigration policies of the Donald Trump administration in the United States Local News Tue, 28 Feb 2017 10:31:36 GMT Kaci Fennell...

JaRIA calling
Jamaica Observer

Organisers of the Jamaica Reggae Industry Association (JaRIA) Honour Awards stressed its importance Sunday at the Courtleigh Auditorium in New Kingston. “I just want to thank everyone that has stayed with the JaRIA...

Positive vibration
Jamaica Observer

Vincent “Tata” Ford is one of reggae’s mystery men. His name (as V. Ford) appeared in the writer’s credits on two of Bob Marley’s biggest albums, but little is known about him. Ford died in...

Roast to heat up Kingston’s streets
Jamaica Observer

Bacchanal Jamaica, organisers of Bacchanal soca party series, promises to take the carnival vibe to another level. For this year’s staging, they are bringing together the premier promoters from across the Caribbean...

‘Nothing you can say’ — Falcons star Ryan
Jamaica Observer

Houston, United States (AFP) — Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan admitted his team were struggling to come to terms with their shattering Super Bowl loss on Sunday after the New England Patriots’ remarkable...

IAAF approves extension of Russian doping ban
Jamaica Observer

Cap-d’Ail, France (AFP) — World athletics chiefs voted to extend Russia’s blanket ban from international competition yesterday, putting in doubt the European powerhouse’s participation at the World...

Scorpions eyeing final four after whipping Marooners
Jamaica Observer

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Jamaica Scorpions trained their sights on a semi-final spot after they thrashed Combined Campuses and Colleges Marooners by 44 runs here Sunday, to move into second spot in Group B of the...

Sprinting the call for Armageddon
Jamaica Observer

Even though the dark bay colt Armageddon produced a much-improved performance to win a Restricted Allowance event last Saturday, trainer Wayne DaCosta said his charge at this time does not show the tendency to go long....

Triple delight for Nelson
Jamaica Observer

Dane Nelson continued his good form when he rode a fine three-timer to take top honours on a trophy-less 10-race card at Caymanas Park last Saturday. Local Sports Tue, 07 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Sprinting the call for...

Blue Tradition sends her warning
Jamaica Observer

The Anthony Nunes-conditioned Blue Tradition gave an indication of her possible staying prowess when she released the maiden tag on Saturday last at Caymanas Park by scoring a decisive two-and-a-quarter length victory...

Vindicated?
Jamaica Observer

Jamaica’s athletics boss, Dr Warren Blake, appears to have been vindicated after the world governing body, the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF), yesterday froze all new transfers of allegiance...

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