In Haiti, slight progress for LGBT rights is seen as victory
Jamaica Observer

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Yaisah Val recently came out publicly as a transgender woman on YouTube , a potentially risky move in a country like Haiti where LGBT residents face pervasive hostility in most spheres of...

130 schools equipped with metal detectors
Jamaica Observer

A total of 130 schools have been equipped with hand-held metal detectors and walk-through devices installed in five institutions under the US$4-million Improved Safety and Security in Schools Project.The initiative,...

Antigua Government reviewing dress code
Jamaica Observer

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — Less than a week after the Jamaica Government announced it had suspended the no-sleeveless policy after reviewing the long-standing practice of prohibiting women wearing sleeveless attire...

Free training, boarding at Ebony Park HEART Academy
Jamaica Observer

EBONY Park HEART Academy in Clarendon is calling on Jamaica's unattached youth to take advantage of the free training programmes and boarding being offered by the organisation for the upcoming academic year.

Workshops on handling conflicts, grievances in mining under way
Jamaica Observer

THE Mines and Geology Division is staging a series of workshops on conflict-sensitive mining and grievance-handling mechanisms for stakeholders in the mining sector.The objective is to equip persons with skills to address...

Dinthill Technical's health fair kicks off today
Jamaica Observer

DINTHILL Technical High's third annual health fair, put on by its Alumni Association's Florida chapter, kicks off on the school's grounds in St Catherine today.

Innovation centres will provide safe space for young people
Jamaica Observer

MINISTER of state in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information Floyd Green says the ministry plans to install closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras in all the youth innovation centres that are being established...

Employers should diversify job requirements, says Reid
Jamaica Observer

EDUCATION, Youth and Information Minister Senator Ruel Reid has endorsed a suggestion made by the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) for employers to diversify their job requirements by requesting qualifications outside...

NWA working with cops, health dept to stop vandalism of traffic signals
Jamaica Observer

THE National Works Agency (NWA) believes that a person of unsound mind might be responsible for acts of vandalism that have resulted in a number of traffic signals being out of service.In a release yesterday, the agency...

Rising sea levels threatens coastal cities with more tsunamis, scientists warn
Telegraph UK

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Airports criticise proposals to stop them selling alcohol in the early morning
Telegraph UK

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More than 70 fall ill in suspected mass overdose near Yale University as drug deaths hit record high in US
Telegraph UK

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Pictures of the Day: 16 August 2018
Telegraph UK

Pictures of the Day: 16 August 2018 - News elegraph logo eed of articles aved articles ALL SECTIONS More 16 Aug 2018 Pictures of the Day: 16 August 2018 1 of 14 The animals at Arnhem Zoo are surprised with a pallet of...

Corporate Hands | Sagicor donates to church back-to-school fair
Jamaica Gleaner

| 12:04 AM Brittany Quallo (right), Sagicor Life financial adviser and Sagicor Foundation volunteer, presents a cheque for $50,000 to Reverend Dr Peter Garth (left), senior pastor at Hope Gospel Assembly, and Marsha...

Corporate Hands | JMMB Joan Duncan Foundation supports summer programme
Jamaica Gleaner

| 12:04 AM These little ones provide some assistance to Kim Mair, CEO of the JMMB Joan Duncan Foundation, as she tries her hand at saying ‘good morning’ in sign language. Occasion was the arts segment of the Jamaica...

Earth Today | Climate change a growing threat to food security
Jamaica Gleaner

From availability to access, utilisation and systems stability, climate change is a threat to all four dimensions of food security.The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations sounded the warning from...

Earth Today | Crop simulation modelling augurs well for Caribbean agriculture
Jamaica Gleaner

The climate-change threat to food security has left Jamaica and the Caribbean in search of an effective response to safeguard their ability to feed their people over the long term, and it appears they have found one.It is...

Arthur Saldivar Launches News Lawsuit against P.U.P.
Channel 5 Belize

Attorney Arthur Saldviar has launched a second lawsuit against the People’s United Party. Saldivar’s application to contest the P.U.P.’s Belmopan Convention was turned down twice. In the first instance, his...

Great Belize Productions Wins Big At 49th CBU Awards
Channel 5 Belize

Great Belize Production’s News Five received multiple awards on Tuesday night during the forty-ninth annual Caribbean Broadcasting Union’s Annual General Meeting which was held in Jamaica.  This company...

Climate change a growing threat to food security
Jamaica Gleaner

FROM AVAILABILITY to access, utilisation and systems stability, climate change is a threat to all four dimensions of food security.The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations sounded the warning from...

Crop simulation modelling augurs well for Caribbean agriculture
Jamaica Gleaner

THE CLIMATE-change threat to food security has left Jamaica and the Caribbean in search of an effective response to safeguard their ability to feed their people over the long term, and it appears they have found one.It is...

St James innovators create beauty out of plastic
Jamaica Gleaner

Who would have ever imagined that the most beautiful day of a woman's life could find her wearing a wedding dress made of ... plastic!The elegant creation was on display for all to see, and it captured the attention of...

Special Ed Teachers Learn About Speech Language Disorders
Channel 5 Belize

A three-day language disorder workshop wrapped up today in Belize City. The training which aimed to evaluate the communication disorder among diverse populations targeted thirty-nine special education teaches and...

UB & NICH Sign M.O.U.
Channel 5 Belize

The University of Belize and the National Institute of Culture and History signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on matters of education, history and culture.   The agreement has [...]

SMART Hospital Project is Underway
Channel 5 Belize

The Ministry of Health and the Pan American Health Organization, with sponsorship from the Department of International Development of the United Kingdom, are hosting town hall meetings across the country [...]

Introducing PrEP to the Fight against HIV/AIDS in Belize
Channel 5 Belize

In an effort to strengthen its fight against HIV/AIDS in Belize, the National AIDS Commission in collaboration with the Office of the Special Envoy for Women and Children held a [...]

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