ECSE Trade Report
Dominica News Online

Welcome to the Eastern Caribbean Securities Exchange’s daily update for 16 January 2017 providing the latest trading information and financial tip for the investor. On the Regional Government Securities Market, the...

Regional workshop to examine sea water for air conditioning technology
Jamaica Observer

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — The Barbados-based Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) says a regional workshop on sea water air conditioning (SWAC) technology will be held during the first quarter of this year after the...

Edward Seaga receives global achievement award
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Former prime minister of Jamaica Edward Seaga has received the inaugural Consular Corps of Jamaica Global Achievement Award in recognition of his contribution to national development. Local...

UK prison offer would mean higher taxes — G2K
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The young professional affiliate of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP), Generation 2000 (G2K), has commended the Andrew Holness Administration for rejecting the United Kingdom’s £25 million...

Prisoners occupy roof of Brazil jail after massacre
Jamaica Observer

NATAL, Brazil (AFP) — Dozens of inmates on Monday occupied the roof of a Brazilian jail where the country's latest prison massacre took place. Local News Mon, 16 Jan 2017 11:47:39 GMT UK prison offer would mean...

Father, child killed as tree falls on St Ann house
Jamaica Observer

ST ANN, Jamaica — A man and his daughter died early this morning after a tree fell on their home in Bucksfield, St Ann. Local News Mon, 16 Jan 2017 12:49:17 GMT Prisoners occupy roof of Brazil jail after massacre...

Ethics watchdog investigating Canadian PM's vacation
Jamaica Observer

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Canada's ethics commissioner said Monday she is launching an investigation into Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's recent family holiday at the Aga Khan's private island in the Bahamas. Local News...

Israel thanks Jamaica for skipping ‘absurd’ UNESCO vote
Jamaica Observer

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — The Israeli government has thanked the Jamaican government for its refusal in October to back ‘absurd’ resolutions, which ignored Jewish ties to Temple Mount, a hill located in the...

Inauguration in sight, Trump continues twitter assault
Jamaica Observer

NEW YORK, United States (AP) — His inauguration days away, President-elect Donald Trump is continuing to lash out at critics in the intelligence community and Democrats in Congress who are vowing to skip his...

J’can teen slain in father's US store
Jamaica Observer

PHILADELPHIA, United States (AP) — Police are investigating after a teenager was fatally shot inside his father's Philadelphia store. Local News Mon, 16 Jan 2017 08:51:03 GMT Inauguration in sight, Trump continues...

Pound drops after Brexit backing from Trump
Jamaica Observer

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Prime Minister Theresa May won endorsement from US President-elect Donald Trump over her Brexit course but sterling plunged on Monday on fears that Britain could be on a collision...

Teen shot dead in Hanover
Jamaica Observer

HANOVER, Jamaica — A teenager was shot dead Sunday night in the quiet community of Claremont in Hanover. Local News Mon, 16 Jan 2017 09:48:20 GMT Pound drops after Brexit backing from Trump...

TOURISM MATTERS: Opportunity as Argyle opens
Nation News

FIVE YEARS LATER than planned, Argyle International Airport in nearby St Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG), will officially open next month at a quoted cost of EC$700 million (roughly US$260 million) including...

God ‘stands out’ among all
Nation News

EMMANUEL BAPTIST CHURCH members spent the final night of 2016 giving God thanks, while the first day of 2017 began with preparations for battle. Pastor of the church, Reverend Vincent Wood, told the...

Argyle International Airport to open February 14
Antigua Observer

KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent, Dec. 29, CMC – The long delayed Argyle International Airport, will open on February 14, five years behind schedule.

Final results of Haiti election to be announced Thursday
Jamaica Observer

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) — The Provisional Electoral Council (CEP) is set to announce the final results of the November 20 presidential elections on Thursday even as one local human rights group contends that...

UPDATE: Dottin to see face surgeon after sustaining multiple fractures
Jamaica Observer

BRISBANE, Australia (CMC) — West Indies all-rounder Deandra Dottin has revealed she sustained multiple fractures of her cheek bone during her on-field collision with Brisbane Heat teammate Laura Harris in...

Guyana cops searching for husband who allegedly stabbed wife to death
Jamaica Observer

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — Police were searching Wednesday for a prison officer, who allegedly stabbed his 24-year-old wife to death at her workplace. Local News Wed, 28 Dec 2016 15:31:47 GMT UPDATE: Dottin to see...

Man's body found with gunshot wounds to face – police
Jamaica Observer

ST CATHERINE, Jamaica — The body of a man was found on the Spanish Town Bypass in the vicinity of a tyre shop in De La Vega City on Monday, the police have reported. Local News Wed, 28 Dec 2016 16:05:34 GMT Guyana...

PM sends condolences to family of soldier killed in Hanover crash
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Prime Minister Andrew Holness has conveyed his deep sympathies to the family of the Jamaica Defence Force soldier who died yesterday in a motor vehicle crash while on duty. Local News Wed, 28 Dec...

Forex: J$128.34 to one US dollar
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The US dollar on Monday, December 28, ended trading at J$128.34, up by a cent according to the Bank of Jamaica’s daily foreign exchange trading summary. Local News Wed, 28 Dec 2016 17:29:54...

Justice sector benefits from Canadian support
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) – The country’s justice sector has benefited from significant Canadian funding support totalling over $4.25 billion (Can$44.2 million) over the past 16 years. Local News Wed, 28 Dec 2016...

Readers question Montague's motive for Christmas call to cops
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — National Security Minister Robert Montague is being criticised for his telephone call to several police officers during the Christmas season, thanking them for their work and wishing them a happy...

8-y-o killed in US crash while driving grandfather home
Jamaica Observer

KANSAS, United States (AP) — A northeast Kansas man whose 8-year-old granddaughter was killed in a crash as she drove him home from church has pleaded no contest in her death. Local News Wed, 28 Dec 2016 10:59:40 GMT...

Suspected cocaine smuggler dumps liquor in airport bin
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — A British man, who the police suspect dumped two bottles of liquor in a garbage bin at the Norman Manley International Airport (NMIA) and replaced them with bottles containing cocaine, was on...

UN emergency fund authorises US$3.5 m for restoring education services in Haiti
Jamaica Observer

UNITED NATIONS, United States (CMC) — The United Nations fund aimed at the rapid humanitarian response for people affected by natural disasters and armed conflict has approved US$3.5 million for restoring safe...

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