Grenada treating patient with deadly side-effect of Zika
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KINGSTOWN – The Ministry of Health in St Vincent and the Grenadines said Saturday that health care professionals at the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital are treating a patient infected with a potentially...

Uzi-submachine gun, ammo seized in Hanover
Jamaica Observer

HANOVER, Jamaica – The police is reporting the seizure of an Uzi submachine gun with fifteen 9mm rounds of ammunition on the Ramble main road in Hanover, yesterday. Local News Fri, 08 Jul 2016 16:25:00 GMT US...

Bahamians urged to be careful travelling to the US
Jamaica Observer

NASSAU, Bahamas (CMC) – The Bahamas government Friday urged nationals to exercise caution if they intend on travelling to  the United States following the shooting deaths of five police officers in Dallas on...

100,000 patrons expected for Denbigh show
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) – More than 100,000 patrons are expected to attend the Denbigh Agricultural, Industrial and Food Show to be held from July 30 to August 1 in May Pen, Clarendon. Local News Fri, 08 Jul 2016...

Helene Davis Whyte is new JCTU president
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Veteran trade unionist and general secretary of the Jamaica Association of Local Government Officers (JALGO), Helene Davis Whyte, is the new president of the Jamaica Confederation of Trade Unions...

Henry gives green light to reopen some taxi routes
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Transport Minister Mike Henry has given the green light for a limited reopening of 436 Route Taxi and 48 Rural Stage Carriage routes across the Island, as of next Wednesday. Local News Fri, 08 Jul...

Forex: J$126.37 to one US dollar
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The US dollar on Friday, July 8, ended trading at J$126.37, down by a cent, according to the Bank of Jamaica’s daily foreign exchange trading summary. Local News Fri, 08 Jul 2016 17:10:39 GMT...

Local body hosts trial for bobsleigh athletes
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica –The Jamaica Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation is hosting a selection exercise for brake men at GC Foster College in St Catherine, on Saturday. Local News Fri, 08 Jul 2016 17:17:39 GMT Forex:...

Ex-congressman Joe Walsh wants 'war' on Obama, Black Lives Matter after Dallas
Jamaica Observer

CHICAGO (AP) — A former Illinois congressman said Friday he's standing by a Twitter post he sent after the fatal shooting of police officers in Dallas in which he said President Barack Obama should "Watch out" and...

US withdraws funding for Haitian elections
Jamaica Observer

WASHINGTON (CMC) – The United States says it will suspend funding to Haiti for the upcoming round of presidential and legislative elections schedule for October even as Washington emphasised that the suspension...

Health Minister calls for regional approach to combat Zika virus
Antigua Observer

ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada, Jul. 5, CMC – Health Minister Nicholas Steele has called for a wider regional approach to battle the mosquito borne Zika virus.

FLOW – Grenada to send home workers – Union
Montserrat Reporter

By STAFF WRITER  GEORGE’S, Grenada, Jun 27, CMC – The Grenada Technical and Allied Workers Union (TAWU) says several workers at the telecommunications company, FLOW Grenada, will be sent home as a result...

Guyana leads CARICOM states in agri produce supply
Kaieteur News

Guyana scored the highest in consistency of supply of agriculture produce, excellent market locations and market hours, in a recent study that assessed market adequacy for fresh agriculture produce in Barbados, Grenada,...

STAY WELL & SPARKLE – Will Grenada Save Dominica This Time?
Dominica News Online

It was shocking! It was gripping! This unassuming Grenadian-born teacher stole the show at the Dominica Boosters sponsored panel discussion at Goodwill Parish Hall this past Tuesday. We live in a time when our airways are...

Court freezes Facebook's funds in Brazil 
Jamaica Observer

SAO PAULO, Brazil (AP) — A Brazilian news site says a federal court has ordered more than $6 million in Facebook funds frozen because its popular messaging service WhatsApp failed to turn over messages sought in a...

Gaps in training needs for workforce being identified
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) —The HEART Trust/NTA is partnering with the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information to identify the gaps in the training needs for the workforce. Local News Fri, 01 Jul 2016 13:38:26 GMT...

New NHT polices effective today
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Effective today, people earning between 7,500 and 30,000 weekly will benefit from reduced interest rates on loans from the National Housing Trust (NHT). The rates are between zero and four per...

Gov’t signs US$30-m loan agreement with World Bank
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Government of Jamaica (GOJ) and the World Bank signed a loan agreement in the sum of US$30 million today at the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service.   Local News Fri, 01 Jul 2016...

Serena survives huge Wimbledon scare
Jamaica Observer

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) – Defending champion Serena Williams narrowly survived a major scare at Wimbledon on Friday, coming from behind to overcome gritty US compatriot Christina McHale in a thrilling second...

Health Ministry working to manage impact of Zika virus
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica –The Ministry of Health is reporting that several strategies have been employed to ensure that the health sector is able to manage and mitigate the impact of the Zika virus. Local News Fri, 01 Jul...

One Day International Played in Guyana 1977 -2013…Guyana is the only country in the Caribbean that hosted ODIs at three venues
Kaieteur News

Albion, GCC Bourda and Providence Stadium Statistician Charwayne Walker notes that, The records will show that Antigua and Barbuda hosted One Day International Matches at the Antigua Recreational Ground (ARG) and the...

Red Stripe helps health ministry
Jamaica Gleaner

On June 14, Red Stripe presented $1.5m to the Ministry of Health to support its fight against the Zika virus. The presentation took place at the ministry's Grenada Way office.Managing Director Ricardo Nuncio and head of...

Grenada PM seeks better stats
Trinidad Newsday

IN THEIR QUEST to bring about a single economic market encompassing all Caricom nations, leaders have pushed the matter of how we gauge the true status of our economies onto their highest agenda. A workshop for regional...

ECSE Trade Report
Dominica News Online

Welcome to the Eastern Caribbean Securities Exchange’s daily update for 14 June 2016 providing the latest trading information and financial tip for the investor. On the Eastern Caribbean Securities Market today,...

Amphibian Officer attends conservation training in Grenada
Dominica News Online

Amphibian Officer with the Forestry, Wildlife and Parks Division; Machel Sulton is back on island after participating in CLiC (Conservation Leadership in the Caribbean) 2015-2016 programme where they matched in support of...

Decomposing body of Dominican found in Grenada
Dominica News Online

The partially decomposed body of a Dominican was discovered in Grenada, according to media reports. The man has been identified as Winston Whyte, also known as “Whipple.” According to reports, Whyte was last...

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