Donald Trump inauguration: 45th US president to be sworn in
Dominica News Online

Donald Trump is set to be sworn in as the 45th president of the United States. The property tycoon won an unexpected victory in November’s election after a controversial campaign. Hundreds of thousands of supporters...

Shaw says FINSAC commission has 7 months to produce report
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Audley Shaw, says that the Cabinet has given the FINSAC Commission seven months to produce their report on the 1990s financial meltdown. Local News Fri,...

Boko Haram attacks camp bombed by Nigeria's air force
Jamaica Observer

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Boko Haram extremists attacked a refugee camp in northeast Nigeria just days after Nigeria's air force bombed it, witnesses said Friday, as reports emerged that the death toll from the...

J'can woman nabbed with cocaine in beef patties in the US
Jamaica Observer

NEW YORK, United States (CMC) — United States law enforcement officials have arrested a Jamaican woman with cocaine hidden in beef patties at New York’s John F Kennedy International Airport. Local News Fri, 20...

Inauguration Day: Trump to become America's 45th president
Jamaica Observer

WASHINGTON, United States (AP) — Donald Trump, the real estate mogul and reality television star who upended American politics and energized voters angry with Washington, will be sworn in Friday as the 45th president...

Haiti president-elect invites former coup leader to his inauguration
Jamaica Observer

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) — Haiti's President-elect Jovenel Moise has confirmed that he had invited former coup leader and army general Henry Namphy to his inauguration on February 7. Local News Fri, 20 Jan 2017...

Debrett's 500 List: Politics 
Telegraph UK

Debrett's 500 List: Politics ALL SECTIONS More Debrett's 500 List: Politics Nigel Farage with Donald Trump Credit: Getty Images 20 January 2017 12:00pm An in-depth look at the most influential people in... Arron Banks,...

OBA under threat as PLP enjoys voter swing
Royal Gazette

A little more than a year ago, the One Bermuda Alliance enjoyed a 12-point lead over the Progressive Labour Party. In the first of a three-part series looking at Bermuda's political landscape at the start of 2017, we ask...

CBC: Show cut not politics
Nation News

THE REMOVAL OF president of the Barbados Road Safety Association (BRSA) Sharmane Roland-Bowen as a guest on the Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation’s (CBC) Mornin’ Barbados show had nothing to do with politics....

IRD commissioner addresses UBT concerns
Antigua Observer

Commissioner at the Inland Revenue Department (IRD), Ralph Warner has attempted to allay the concerns of many people who could have to pay the quarterly Unincorporated Business Tax (UBT). Some business...

Walter Molano | The new era of deinstitulization and political mavericks
Jamaica Gleaner

In 1993, Douglas North of Washington University won the Nobel Prize in Economics for his work on institutions.His research criticised classical economics for not focusing on the role that...

David Jessop | The real challenge of Citizenship for Investment programmes
Jamaica Gleaner

A few days into the new year, St Lucia's Prime Minister, Allen Chastanet, suggested that all five of the Eastern Caribbean nations that sell Citizenship by Investment...

Andrew Holness’s Israel visit and the British prison gift
Jamaica Observer

Friday, January 13, 2017 may be a defining date for Jamaica. Prime Minister Andrew Holness made a serious error of judgement by his high-profile meeting with Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Israel’s enemies...

‘JMMB Her Wealth’
Jamaica Observer

The JMMB Group presented an evening of Theatre, Inspiration & Revelation to a full house at the Spanish Court Hotel’s M extension, Wednesday last. Local News Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Man, 2 children dead...

Paulwell Sails On To 55
Jamaica Observer

We’re still aboard the party express at Member of Parliament for East Kingston and Port Royal Phillip Paulwell’s birthday celebration last Saturday. The annual bash — a January staple on the social calendar...

Parliament resumes review of sexual violence bills
Jamaica Observer

A parliamentary joint select committee (JSC) had a timely resumption Wednesday of its review of four current pieces of domestic violence legislation, including the Sexual Offences Act. Local News Fri, 20 Jan 2017 01:00:00...

Big Catch!
Jamaica Observer

The first crop of the new fresh water fish being produced in Jamaica – the Pangasius species, known to most Jamaicans as Basa – is on the cusp of hitting both local and international markets. Local News Fri, 20...

Hampton board must submit report as requested, says education minister
Jamaica Observer

EDUCATION Minister Senator Ruel Reid has made it clear that chairman of the Hampton School board Trevor Blake must submit a full report on the board’s deliberations concerning the recent actions of principal Heather...

OCA launches probe into CDA, OCR handling of sex abuse case
Jamaica Observer

MINISTER of State in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information Floyd Green has asked the Office of the Children’s Advocate (OCA) to conduct an inquiry into how investigations into a reported case of sex abuse...

Obama praised for bridging gap between hip hop, politics
Jamaica Observer

ATLANTA, USA (AP) — Not only is President Barack Obama the nation’s first black president, but it’s safe to say he has been America’s first hip hop commander-in-chief. Local News Fri, 20 Jan 2017...

Gunmen murder two children, man in Hanover
Jamaica Observer

WILLIAMSFIELD, Hanover — Two children and a man were Wednesday night shot dead in seemingly connected incidents when heavily armed men invaded this rustic Local News Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Obama praised for...

Even before taking office, Trump has changed the presidency
Jamaica Observer

WASHINGTON, DC, USA (AP) — Donald Trump enters the White House today just as he entered the race for president: defiant, unfiltered, unbound by tradition and utterly confident in his chosen course. Local News Fri, 20...

Gov’t hires new forensic pathologist; more police, soldiers to be recruited
Jamaica Observer

THE Government has hired a new forensic pathologist to assist in reducing the backlog of autopsies. Local News Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Even before taking office, Trump has changed the presidency...

Obama in his final hours at the White House
Jamaica Observer

WASHINGTON, DC, USA (AP) — Eight tumultuous years at the helm of American power have come and gone, and for President Barack Obama, this is finally the end. Local News Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Gov’t hires...

Old woman burnt to death in downtown Kingston fire
Jamaica Observer

The woman, who was said to be suffering from Alzheimer’s, was identified by her grieving daughter as Ellfreda Brown. Local News Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Obama in his final hours at the White House...

Al Rawi: Public procurement to be implemented this year
Trinidad Newsday

Attorney General Faris Al Rawi said yesterday that public procurement is going to be implemented in this country this year. Al Rawi said public procurement is law in Trinidad and Tobago and at Wednesday's State Boards...

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