Cricket Association names squad for Leeward Islands youth tournament
Antigua Observer

Clare Hall Secondary School dominates the selection of the Antigua & Barbuda national under-15 cricket team set to participate in the Leeward Islands Cricket Board (LICB) tournament slated for April 7-13 in Anguilla...

JLP allocating $600-m in 'bushing work' prior to local gov't election — PNP
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The People's National Party (PNP) says it is calling on “well thinking Jamaicans” to interpret and seek answers about the spending of some $600 million of taxpayers’ money on...

Windward Islands 96-4 at lunch v Jamaica’s 151
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica - Windward Islands Volcanoes are 96-4 at lunch on day three in reply to Jamaica Scorpions' score of 151 in the Digicel Regional four-day match here at Sabina Park. Local News Sun, 20 Nov 2016 13:33:07...

Obama, Russia's Putin meet at economic summit in Peru
Jamaica Observer

LIMA, Peru (AP) — President Barack Obama spoke briefly with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday as an economic summit got under way in Peru, in their first known conversation since Donald Trump was elected the...

Triple murder in Spanish Town
Jamaica Observer

ST CATHERINE, Jamaica — OBSERVER ONLINE has received reports of a shooting and triple murder in the Thompson Pen area of Spanish Town, St Catherine. Local News Sun, 20 Nov 2016 14:18:53 GMT Obama, Russia's Putin meet...

German Chancellor Merkel to seek fourth term
Jamaica Observer

BERLIN, Germany (AP) — Angela Merkel will seek a fourth term as Germany's chancellor in general elections next year, the German news agency Dpa reported Sunday. Local News Sun, 20 Nov 2016 14:37:20 GMT Triple murder...

Pregnant woman shot dead in US; baby delivered by C-section
Jamaica Observer

CALIFORNIA, United States (AP) — A pregnant woman was fatally shot at a busy Central California intersection, but her baby was saved after doctors delivered the boy by emergency C-section, authorities said. Local...

Politicians, lawyers arrested in Norway paedophile network probe
Jamaica Observer

HELSINKI, Finland (AP) — Norwegian police say they are investigating a paedophile network suspected to involve at least 51 people, which includes the abuse of infants and at least one case of a suspect acknowledging...

San Antonio police officer fatally shot while writing ticket
Jamaica Observer

TEXAS, United States (AP) — A San Antonio police officer writing a traffic ticket to a motorist was shot to death in his squad car Sunday by another driver who pulled up from behind, authorities said. Local News Sun,...

UPDATE : Obama, Putin discuss Syria and Ukraine at Peru summit
Jamaica Observer

LIMA, Peru (AP) — President Barack Obama spoke briefly with Russian President Vladimir Putin about Syria and Ukraine on Sunday as an economic summit got under way in Peru, in their first known conversation since...

WADA: World not convinced Russia's doping culture has ended
Jamaica Observer

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Russian sport is a long way from convincing the world that it has cleaned up its act, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) declared Sunday, pointing to the state's failure to accept it was...

LIAT discontinues service to Anguilla and Nevis
Jamaica Observer

ST JOHN’S, Antigua (CMC) — Regional carrier LIAT, has opted not to continue service to the islands of Anguilla and Nevis, following the expiration of a short tern arrangement with Caribbean Helicopters of...

UNICEF wants Haitian children given priority
Jamaica Observer

GENEVA, Switzerland (CMC) — The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has called on the authorities in Haiti to give priority to the needs of Haitian children as voting takes place in the French-speaking...

Pope says sleeping 'like a log' helps him handle stress
Jamaica Observer

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis says sleeping six hours "like a log" each night is part of his secret for managing job stress. Local News Sun, 20 Nov 2016 11:37:45 GMT UNICEF wants Haitian children given priority...

Premier In UK This Week For OT Meetings
Bernews

Premier Michael Dunkley is currently in London participating in the annual Overseas Territories Joint Ministerial Council Meetings [OT JMC]. Other OT leaders from Anguilla, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Falkland...

Premier To Attend Overseas Territories Meeting
Bernews

Premier Michael Dunkley will be travelling to the UK at the end of this month to participate in the Overseas Territories Joint Ministerial Council Meetings [OT JMC]. The Cabinet Office said, “Premier Dunkley joins...

Politician says OECS needs better funding
Dominica Vibes

(Antigua Observer) Chief Minister of Anguilla and former chairman of the OECS Assembly, Victor Banks is blaming the stagnation of the body on a lack of funding. He said the assembly has been struggling with finances for...

Politician says OECS needs better funding
Antigua Observer

Chief Minister of Anguilla and former chairman of the OECS Assembly, Victor Banks is blaming the stagnation of the body on a lack of funding.

OECS ministers concerned about impact of de-risking
Trinidad Guardian

ST JOHN’S, Antigua—Finance ministers from the Eastern Caribbean have undertaken a commitment to tackling the “existential threat” of de-risking. The disclosure came on the heels of the just-concluded...

US citizenship law that treats men, women differently to be reviewed
Jamaica Observer

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to referee a dispute about an odd piece of US citizenship law that treats men and women differently. Local News Tue, 28 Jun 2016 11:11:12 GMT Vaccines block Zika in...

Monkey study finds Zika infection lasts longer in pregnancy 
Jamaica Observer

WASHINGTON (AP) — Researchers infected pregnant monkeys with the Zika virus to learn how it harms developing fetuses — and in a highly unusual twist, the public can get a real-time peek at the findings. Local...

Pound edges up after hitting 31-year low
Jamaica Observer

TOKYO, Japan (AFP) – The pound rose in Asia Tuesday after hitting a new 31-year low in New York on worries about the effects of Britain's exit from the European Union, but analysts warned it could face fresh selling...

Reggae Sumfest to showcase 360-degree virtual reality streaming
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — This year's 24th staging of Jamaica's Reggae Sumfest will be introducing live 360-degree virtual reality streaming for the public, including fans abroad, to experience the festival on any device...

Another athlete pulls out of Rio Olympics due to Zika fears 
Jamaica Observer

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Jason Day pulled out of the Olympics on Tuesday because of the Zika virus, costing golf its No 1 player as it returns from a century-long absence at the games. Local News Tue, 28 Jun 2016 08:37:46...

JLS unveils new logo co-funded by Bill and Melinda Gates
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica Library Service (JLS) recently unveiled a colourful, new logo as part of its rebranding process. The new-look logo captures the transformation of the JLS into a modern educational,...

19-y-o killed, body dragged to open lot on Maxfield Avenue
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found with multiple gunshot wounds at an empty lot on Berwick Road in the Maxfield area early Tuesday morning. Local News Tue, 28 Jun...

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