Can’t stop we now
Nassau Guardian

Carnival has been happening in New Providence longer than you might think. Tomorrow, as they have done many years before, the University of the West Indies’ Centre for Hotel and Tourism Management (CHTM) will be...

Soca, dancehall to meet at Bacchanal
Jamaica Observer

Revellers are set to party to the eclectic mix of soca, dancehall and hip hop at tomorrow’s staging of Bacchanal Fridays at Mas Camp in St Andrew. “Bacchanal Jamaica recognises that although carnival is soca,...

More Caribbean countries ban corned beef from Brazil
Jamaica Observer

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — The number of Caribbean Community (Caricom) countries placing a temporary ban on the importation of corned beef or meat products from Brazil increased by two with Barbados and The Bahamas...

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...

Remembering Walcott
Jamaica Observer

AT the 2008 Calabash International Literary Festival, it was widely reported by major media outlets how Sir Derek Walcott trashed fellow Nobel laureate, Trinidadian writer V S Naipaul. But the event’s co-founder...

Trial of Vybz Kartel juror adjourned
Jamaica Observer

THE bribery trial involving Livingston Cain, a juror in the Vybz Kartel (Adidja Palmer) murder trial accused of bribing his colleagues to return a not guilty conviction, was Monday adjourned until April 11 in the Kingston...

Job experience is insufficient to be successful under the Express Entry programme
Jamaica Observer

Dear Mr Brown: Local News Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Trial of Vybz Kartel juror adjourned http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/Trial-of-Vybz-Kartel-juror-adjourned-_93085 THE bribery trial involving Livingston Cain, a...

New crime strategy
Jamaica Observer

Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday tabled three Bills expected to play a dominant role in the Government’s continuing efforts to bring crime and violence under control. Local News Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT...

Jealous man breaks window while spying on girlfriend
Jamaica Observer

A man who confessed to damaging a window at his girlfriend’s house told the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court yesterday that he did it by accident while spying on her because he suspected she was cheating on him....

Big reader support for ‘Butch’ Stewart’s TEF suggestion
Jamaica Observer

Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart has won the backing of a large number of Jamaica Observer readers who believe his suggestion that Government gets 50 per cent of the funds in the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) has merit...

PNP to confirm Phillips as president Sunday
Jamaica Observer

THE Opposition People’s National Party (PNP) is set to hold a special delegates conference on Sunday where it is expected to confirm Dr Peter Phillips as the new president of the 78-year-old movement. Local News Wed,...

PM defends revenue-neutral tax package
Jamaica Observer

Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday maintained the Government’s hard line on its 2017/18 tax package, which has been severely criticised by the Opposition and has elicited strong disapproval from key players in...

UPDATE: Kaliese Spencer charged with WADA whereabouts violation
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) has confirmed that Kaliese Spencer is the female athlete who has been charged with a whereabouts violation in keeping with the rules of the...

Jaguars cruise to easy win over Red Force
Jamaica Observer

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) – Two-time defending champions Guyana Jaguars needed less than 45 minutes to brush aside Trinidad and Tobago Red Force by 10 wickets, and extend their lead at the top of the Regional...

Jones finds favour in Trinidad World Cup squad
Jamaica Observer

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Former captain and marquee striker Kenwyne Jones has been named in a 26-man squad announced by head coach Dennis Lawrence for Trinidad and Tobago’s upcoming World Cup qualifiers...

Bruce Wayne provides Nigel Burke with first winner
Jamaica Observer

Nigel Burke, who began his career as a trainer last November, earned his first win on Saturday when apprentice Linton Steadman guided three-year-old Bruce Wayne to victory in the fifth race at Caymanas Park. Burke, is the...

Catherine Hall open double-digit lead in St James Senior League
Jamaica Observer

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Catherine Hall FC have opened up a double-digit lead over the field in Zone One of the St James Football Association Sandals International Senior League after edging Heights FC 1-0 in their...

KSAFA affiliates question Portmore United’s inclusion in U20 competition
Jamaica Observer

The inclusion of St Catherine-based Portmore United into the Kingston and St Andrew Football Association (KSAFA) Under-20 competition which was slated to kick off yesterday, has been questioned by a few of the Corporate...

Wolmer’s, Montego Bay capture D-1 tennis titles
Jamaica Observer

WOLMER’S Boys’ and Montego High captured the 2017 Tennis Jamaica/Hi-Lyte High Schools Team Championships boys’ and girls’ Division One titles at the Eric Bell Tennis Centre on Sunday. Local Sports Tue,...

Tulloch slows Montego Bay United’s progress in RSPL
Jamaica Observer

A goal four minutes into the second half from McKauly Tulloch helped Harbour View FC to a narrow 1-0 win against Montego Bay United FC in a competitive third-round Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) game at the Compound on...

Under-17 Boyz ramp up physical, tactical, mental preparation
Jamaica Observer

Jamaica’s Under-17 men footballers, polishing their boots for participation in the upcoming CONCACAF World Cup qualifying eliminations, have ramped up their physical, tactical and mental preparation. International...

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