Abou Diaby: Injury prone ex-Arsenal man back after 506 days
Antigua Observer

Remember Abou Diaby? Ex-Arsenal midfielder? Always injured? He's back...

MSJMC receives supplies from Mayo Clinic
Antigua Observer

The Mount St John’s Medical Centre (MSJMC) has received a 40-foot container of donated medical supplies from the Mayo Clinic Rochester Medical Missions Group, in Rochester Minnesota.

Of labour and sweat shops
Antigua Observer

When the news came last year that the government would be embarking on a new venture to resuscitate the garment industry in Antigua & Barbuda, we listened with interest for the details. Not long afterwards we were...

Sold! Texas’s legendary Waggoner ranch bought by Arsenal owner Stan Kroenke
Antigua Observer

Stan Kroenke, billionaire and owner of the Los Angeles Rams and the Premier League’s Arsenal, has agreed to purchase the legendary WT Waggoner ranch in Texas, representatives for the property announced on Tuesday.

Liverpool owners scrap £77 ticket and apologise to fans
Antigua Observer

Liverpool's owners have scrapped their controversial £77 ticket and apologised for the "distress caused" by last week's pricing announcement.

Yearwood to be honoured with knighthood
Antigua Observer

Veteran Member of Parliament, Robin Yearwood has been nominated for one of the nation’s highest awards for his 40 unbroken years in Parliament.

Duo walks free of aiding and abetting Syrians in smuggling ring
Antigua Observer

Chief Magistrate Joanne Walsh has dismissed charges against two men who were implicated last year in a highly publicised Syrian smuggling ring scandal.

Vendors urged to stop selling ‘junk’
Antigua Observer

General Manager of the Antigua Hotels and Tourist Association (AHTA) Neil Forrester has called on vendors to start selling more authentic products that will better attract tourist dollars.

License for teachers requires structural changes, says A&BUT boss
Antigua Observer

The Antigua & Barbuda Union of Teachers (A&BUT) is not ruling out the proposed introduction of licences for teachers, but said the plan by the Ministry of Education will require structural changes to the...

Drowning in Salybia
Trinidad Newsday

A 34-YEAR-OLD man of Donkey Pen Trace, KP Lands, Valencia, drowned while bathing with friends and relatives at Salybia Beach at Galera Road, Toco shortly after 12.45 pm yesterday. According to police reports Chunilal...

Mayor: Salvatori vendors must go
Trinidad Newsday

PORT-OF-SPAIN Mayor Raymond Tim Kee said that by this Sunday vendors at the Salvatori site must vacate their booths to give the site back to its owner, Udecott, speaking at a news briefing at City Hall yesterday. He said...

Invest in proper training
Trinidad Newsday

SAN JUAN/Laventille Regional Corporation Councillor Jason Alexander, who was beaten by YUMA security guards while celebrating Monday Mas, said that all bands should invest in proper training for their security. In a...

I will walk with my bat - Palmer
Jamaica Gleaner

In 1991, Dixeth Palmer turned up for the senior national trials and was having a horrid time with the bat. This was supposed to be his breakthrough year, but the bowlers were making his life miserable."It was so much of a...

The late O J Thorbourne and credit unions
Jamaica Observer

In an edition of the Umbrella magazine of 1967, the Reverend O J Thorbourne was listed as one of the honorees for the 25th anniversary of the Jamaica Co-operative Credit Union League. On reading that magazine in 1967, as...

S Korea to shut down joint industrial park with N Korea
Jamaica Observer

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said yesterday that it will shut down a joint industrial park with North Korea in response to its recent rocket launch, accusing the North of using hard currency from the park to...

US wants it now
Jamaica Observer

MUNICH, Germany (AP) — Russia has proposed a March 1 ceasefire in Syria, US officials said yesterday, but Washington believes Moscow is giving itself and the Syrian Government three weeks to try to crush moderate...

Boeing to cut commercial airplane workforce
Jamaica Observer

WASHINGTON, USA (AP) — The Boeing Company says it will be eliminating commercial airplane jobs as part of a cost-cutting effort.

Governor Chris Christie follows Fiorina; ends White House bid
Jamaica Observer

NEW HAMPSHIRE, USA (AP) — New Jersey Governor Chris Christie dropped out of the Republican race for president yesterday, a day after his disappointing sixth-place finish in New Hampshire’s primary.

Haitian Palace denies reports of looting after president’s departure
Jamaica Observer

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) –— Haiti has denied reports of looting at the official residence of the president following the departure of Michel Martelly on Sunday.

UN agency blames weather for food insecurity in Haiti
Jamaica Observer

UNITED NATIONS, (CMC) – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has blamed weather conditions for the doubling of food insecurity in Haiti.

This Day in History - February 11
Jamaica Observer

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHT

New national curriculum for 2016/17 school year
Jamaica Observer

WORK is far advanced to establish the new National Standards Curriculum for the grades one to nine levels which is to come into operation for the beginning of the 2016/17 school year.

Deaf Jamaican-born lawyer hails passage of Disabilities Act
Jamaica Observer

DEAF Jamaican-born lawyer Claudia Gordon has hailed the passage of the Disabilities Act and called on Jamaicans to ensure that the legislation achieves its objectives of ensuring full inclusion and participation of...

90 English teachers benefit from iTeach initiative
Jamaica Observer

MORE than 90 secondary school English teachers from across the island have been trained in contemporary teaching strategies, through the iTeach LASCO/ Ministry of Education professional development series.

Big projects on Bunting’s agenda as he looks forward
Jamaica Observer

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — It has been eight-and-a-half years since incumbent member of parliament (MP) Peter Bunting has been in Manchester Central.

Paulwell: Noranda bankruptcy filing has nothing to do with bauxite levy row
Jamaica Observer

MINISTER in charge of mining, Phillip Paulwell, has dismissed speculation that the bankruptcy filing by Noranda Bauxite’s parent company in the United States is in any way related to the recent arbitration ruling in...

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