Political pundits: DNA spells trouble for the UPP
Antigua Observer

Political pundits examining the impact of the launch of the nation’s newest political party - the Democratic National Alliance, (DNA) - agree that it will spell trouble for the main opposition United Progressive...

New ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ TV version ‘not a feminist story,’ says its star
Antigua Observer

The cast of a new adaptation of dystopian novel "The Handmaid's Tale" insisted on Friday they did not set out to make a feminist statement, but some hoped the TV show would inspire viewers to take political action.

Trump Says Paris Attack Will Have ‘Big Effect’ on French Election
Antigua Observer

President Trump inserted himself into the tumult of French politics on Friday, declaring that the fatal shooting of a police officer in central Paris would have “a big effect” when voters go to the polls on...

Ousted opposition legislator to launch new political party
Montserrat Reporter

By STAFF WRITER ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, Apr. 14, CMC – A new political party will be launched next week by former member of the opposition United Progressive Party (UPP) Joanne Massiah who was ousted two months....

Another party is born and we welcome the colour orange
Antigua Observer

In case you missed it, there is a new political party in Antigua & Barbuda vying for your attention and votes in the next general election. The party seems to be led by former United Progressive Party (UPP) leadership...

Macron hangs on to lead in French election, Le Pen’s camp rows with Brussels
Antigua Observer

Centrist Emmanuel Macron clung on to his status as favorite to win France’s presidential election in a four-way race that is too close to call, as the camp of far-right challenger Marine Le Pen ramped up its...

Residents voice concerns with new party
Antigua Observer

If the questions posed at yesterday’s launch of a new political party are any indication, the electorate in Antigua & Barbuda is concerned about a range of policy issues spanning campaign finance reform to the...

Democratic National Alliance declares stance on campaign financing
Antigua Observer

The Democratic National Alliance (DNA) – Antigua & Barbuda’s newest political party – has used its launch to declare that it will not go cap in hand to the well-known wealthy political financiers for...

Jamaican robbery suspect on the run in Antigua
Jamaica Observer

ST JOHN’S, Antigua (CMC) – The police in Antigua and Barbuda are on the hunt for a Jamaican man who was allegedly involved in a recent robbery at a travel agency earlier this month. Local News Wed, 19 Apr 2017...

Farm theft fine moving to maximum $3 million
Jamaica Observer

THE Government is seeking to amend the Agricultural Produce Act to increase fines for offences from a maximum of $250,000 to $3 million or up to five years imprisonment. Local News Wed, 19 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT Jamaican...

US citizens need valid passports to enter, exit own country
Jamaica Observer

Q: My 10-year-old granddaughter, a US citizen, came to Jamaica for Easter. She has a plane ticket to return to the United States on Saturday. I noticed yesterday that her passport has expired. Her passport expired after...

Ginger warning
Jamaica Observer

The Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries yesterday warned the public to be extra careful when purchasing green ginger. Local News Wed, 19 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT US citizens need valid passports to...

Passing Grade
Jamaica Observer

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) yesterday gave the thumbs up to Jamaica’s efforts to improve its economy under the six- month-old Stand-By Arrangement (SBA). Local News Wed, 19 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT Ginger...

PHOTO: Commissioner Quallo’s first day
Jamaica Observer

Local News Wed, 19 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT Passing Grade http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/Passing-Grade_96049 The International Monetary Fund (IMF) yesterday gave the thumbs up to Jamaica’s efforts to improve its...

Sponsors, health agencies welcome inaugural Observer health symposium
Jamaica Observer

Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) will take centre stage at the Jamaica Observer “Your Health, Your Wealth Symposium”, which is set for April 25 at the Spanish Court Hotel. Local News Wed, 19 Apr 2017 00:00:00...

Good First Day
Jamaica Observer

Jamaica’s 29th Commissioner of Police George Quallo began his tour of duty yesterday from as early as 6:30 am, when he arrived at his office on Old Hope Road in St Andrew. Local News Wed, 19 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT...

Alleged mastermind in ATM scam from Romania
Jamaica Observer

THE alleged mastermind behind an automated teller machine (ATM) scam that has created apprehension in the banking sector was on Monday arrested by members of the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB). Local News Wed, 19 Apr...

Four alleged gangsters arrested in Clarendon
Jamaica Observer

THE police in Clarendon say four men believed to be members of gangs operating across the parish were taken into custody over the weekend. Local News Wed, 19 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT Alleged mastermind in ATM scam from...

Tesha Miller fined $100; judge says penalty embarrassing
Jamaica Observer

Reputed gangster Tesha Miller was yesterday fined $100 for making a false declaration to Jamaican immigration officials, eliciting a comment from Parish Judge Sanchia Burrell that the maximum penalty for the offence under...

US advocate urges Holness to ensure JA benefits from ganja
Jamaica Observer

A former head of the United States National Women’s Political Caucus who was an influential fund-raiser for Barack Obama during his years as American president, has appealed to Prime Minister Andrew Holness to ensure...

Full roll-out of tablets in schools project soon, Wheatley says
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — The Government will shortly do a full roll-out of the Tablets in Schools initiative, following a successful pilot stage of the programme. Local News Tue, 18 Apr 2017 19:37:16 GMT...

WHO hails major gains against once 'neglected' diseases
Jamaica Observer

GENEVA, Switzerland (AFP) — The World Health Organization on Wednesday hailed "unprecedented progress" in the fight against 18 neglected tropical diseases -- including dengue fever and sleeping sickness -- which kill...

St Kitts PM condemns attack on women in Nevis
Jamaica Observer

BASSETERRE, St Kitts (CMC) — Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris has condemned the attack that led to the death of one woman and injured another in Nevis early Monday. Local News Tue, 18 Apr 2017 20:37:01 GMT WHO hails...

Wheatley promises Data Protection Bill in 3 months
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Science, Energy and Technology (SET), Dr Andrew Wheatley, says that a Data Protection Bill is now far advanced. Local News Tue, 18 Apr 2017 20:54:24 GMT St Kitts PM condemns attack on...

Hylton says LNG plant is ‘vision realised’
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Former Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Anthony Hylton, says the groundbreaking for the 190-megawatt Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) fuelled power plant in Old Harbour Bay, St Catherine...

Venezuela braces for 'mother of all protests'
Jamaica Observer

CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) — Venezuela braced for rival demonstrations Wednesday for and against President Nicolas Maduro, whose moves to tighten his grip on power have triggered deadly unrest and escalated the...

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