Forex: J$137.45 to one US dollar
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The US dollar on Monday, August 20 ended trading at J$137.45 up by 23 cents according to the Bank of Jamaica's daily foreign exchange trading summary.Meanwhile, the Canadian dollar ended trading...

England's castles are besieged by ivy and poor weather, conservation charity warns as it launches funding appeal
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Canada scraps family reunification lottery
Jamaica Observer

OTTAWA, Canada (AFP) — Canada said Monday it is scrapping a family reunification lottery and going back to a first-come, first-serve immigration policy as it looks to double the number of parents and grandparents...

German schools in crisis amid teacher exodus
Telegraph UK

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Greece ends bailout odyssey but Athens not in festive mood
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ATHENS - Greece emerged from the biggest bailout in economic history on Monday after nine years of creditor-mandated austerity, with European institutions hailing the exit a success but jaded Greeks finding...

British and American art and antique dealers unite in concern at Trump tariffs on Chinese art
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Tributes to UN Secretary-General Annan
Royal Gazette

John Rankin, the Governor, paid tribute today to the late Kofi Annan, the former Secretary-General of the United Nations. Mr Annan, a Ghanaian diplomat who served as Secretary-General from 1997 to 2006, died on Saturday,...

ECLAC to present 2018 economic report later this week
Jamaica Observer

SANTIAGO, Chile (CMC) — The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) says it will present its annual Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean 2018 report on Thursday.

CPL Update: Tallawahs defeated by Trinbago Knight Riders
Jamaica Observer

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida (CMC) — Jamaica Tallawahs suffered their first defeat this season when they faced Trinbago Knight Riders, in the 12th match of the Caribbean Premier League at the Central Broward Regional...

Measles in Europe hits record high as WHO urges people to get vaccinated
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BBC Great British menu chef in row with former restaurant which claims to have trademarked his name
Telegraph UK

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ECLAC to present 2018 economic report later this week
Antigua Observer

The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) says it will present its annual Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean 2018 report on Thursday. ECLAC said that the report, which will...

Atherden quizzes Burt on fintech jobs
Royal Gazette

Opposition leader Jeanne Atherden has questioned David Burt on the number of jobs that will be created by fintech firms incorporated in Bermuda. Ms Atherden, the shadow finance minister, pointed to a report in the...

Britain stops aid funding in Syrian opposition areas ahead of regime offensive
Telegraph UK

It is feared an imminent Syrian government and Russian offensive on the province of Idlib - the last remaining rebel stronghold - could create a humanitarian disaster. Some 2.7 million people are trapped in Idlib, which...

Shots fired at US embassy in Turkey amid escalating row between Nato allies
Telegraph UK

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Young Achievers Dynamic Debaters shine in Europe
Royal Gazette

From cryptocurrency to feminism, no matter the subject, Bermudas Dynamic Debaters can talk a good game. This year, the talented young teenagers returned from their trip to Europe with an island-best performance under...

Video: King On ‘Saving’ Actress In Bermuda
Bernews

Appearing on the ABC television programme Good Morning America, actress Regina King recounted the time a few years ago she ‘saved’ her...

Taiwan's president visits Nasa space centre, in a move likely to anger Beijing
Telegraph UK

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It's time to mainstream Marcus Garvey
Jamaica Observer

Born in Jamaica on August 17, 1887, our first National Hero Marcus Mosiah Garvey took the world stage by storm with an estimated membership of over four million worldwide in his Universal Negro Improvement Association...

A grave danger to the world
Jamaica Observer

US President Donald Trump has the world on edge. His style of governing is beyond unique. It is rough, crude, uncouth and coarse. It is indeed more than what was known in the 40s and 50s as the “Ugly American”.

Aretha honoured at father's Baptist Church Sunday service
Jamaica Observer

DETROIT, United States (AFP) — Congregants celebrated the life of Aretha Franklin at her father's Baptist church in Detroit at the first Sunday service since her death, with her powerful voice again ringing out...

Regional Data Security Conference for Jamaica
Jamaica Observer

With the reigns tightening on big technology companies and countries to address security and privacy concerns on massive data breaches, the American Chamber of Commerce of Jamaica, AMCHAM Jamaica, in partnership with...

Shaw backs Chinese
Jamaica Observer

 MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister Audley Shaw has come out in robust defence of Chinese investments in Jamaica, telling business leaders here that criticism of...

Dinthill alumni continue to give back with annual health fair
Jamaica Observer

Hundreds of students of Dinthill Technical High School in St Catherine, along with their parents, turned out for the annual two-day health fair put on by the Florida chapter of the school's past students association last...

My trip to China on the Yale Young Global Scholars Program
Jamaica Gleaner

The following is an exposition written by David Salmon, deputy head boy at Wolmer's Boys' School in Kingston, who, this summer, participated in a course by the Yale Young Global Scholars Program, which was organised and...

Faster broadband has delivered £9 billion boost for UK business, according to new figures
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