JTA pays homage to history at Mizpah Primary
Jamaica Observer

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Members of the teachers’ union, Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA), gathered in their numbers at the Mizpah Primary School in Walderston, northern Manchester, earlier this month...

#IAAFWorldRelays: Bronze for Ja women in 4x400m
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica finished third in the Women's 4x400m relay and picked up their second medal of the World Relays in the Bahamas. Local News Sun, 23 Apr 2017 20:48:03 GMT #IAAFWorldRelays: Ja advance to...

#IAAFWorldRelays: Ja's 4x200m men claim bronze
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica picked up another bronze this time in the Men's 4x200m  after finishing third a long way back in 1:21.09 minutes.  Local News Sun, 23 Apr 2017 20:55:45 GMT #IAAFWorldRelays: Bronze...

#IAAFWorldRelays: Jamaica cops third bronze in men's 4x400m
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica produced a season's best and grabbed bronze in the men's 4x400m in 3:02.86 minutes.  Local News Sun, 23 Apr 2017 21:33:39 GMT #IAAFWorldRelays: Ja's 4x200m men claim bronze...

#IAAFWorldRelays: With Elaine absent, Ja cops silver in 4x100m
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica's women won silver in the 4x100m behind the resurgent Germany at the World Relays in a dramatic race in which the Americans failed to finish once again.  Local News Sun, 23 Apr 2017...

#IAAFWorldRelays: Bronze for Jamaica in mixed relay
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica grabbed bronze in the mixed 4x400m, the final event at World Relays in the Bahamas.  Local News Sun, 23 Apr 2017 22:20:05 GMT #IAAFWorldRelays: With Elaine absent, Ja cops silver in...

#IAAFWorldRelays: Ja advance to women's 4x100m final
Jamaica Observer

Without double Olympic champion Elaine Thompson and the improving Sasha Lee Forbes, the Jamaicans started with Simone Facey to Natasha Morrison to Gayon Evans with Christania Williams on anchor.  Local News Sun, 23 Apr...

Pakistan 59-2 at lunch v Windies
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AFP) — Pakistan lost two early wickets to be 59 for two replying to the West Indies first innings total of 286 after Mohammad Amir had completed his best Test innings figures at lunch on the...

CONCACAF U17 Championship: Jamaica, USA 0-0 at half-time
Jamaica Observer

PANAMA CITY, Panama — Jamaica’s Young Reggae Boyz survived a penalty scare in the 20th minute in their opening CONCACAF Under-17 Championship Group C game at the Estadia Maracana a short while ago to end the...

Caribbean cruise line ordered to pay millions for illegal dumping, falsifying records
Jamaica Observer

MIAMI, Florida (CMC) — The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) says a Caribbean cruise line has been ordered to pay a US$40 million penalty – the largest-ever for crimes involving deliberate vessel...

Cheers, silence as French election results fall
Jamaica Observer

PARIS, France (AP) —  Supporters of French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron went wild with cheers as polling agency projections suggested they could advance to the...

Golden Grove main road in St Thomas flooded
Jamaica Observer

ST THOMAS, Jamaica — Motorists are being advised that the Golden Grove main road in St Thomas is impassable at this time due to flooding as a result of heavy rains. Local News Sun, 23 Apr 2017 13:58:41 GMT Cheers,...

Macron tops French election, to fight Le Pen in second round
Jamaica Observer

PARIS, France (AFP) — Centrist Emmanuel Macron will face off against far-right Marine Le Pen in the second round of France's presidential election, projections showed Sunday, making him clear favourite to emerge as...

Gov't commended for modernisation of air navigation system
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — The Government of Jamaica has been commended by the regional office of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) for supporting the modernisation and upgrade of Jamaica’s air...

CONCACAF U17 Championship: Jamaica's Young Boyz crash 0-5 to USA
Jamaica Observer

PANAMA CITY, Panama — In a second-half meltdown, Jamaica crashed to a 5-0 defeat to the USA in their CONCACAF Under-17 Group C encounter at the Estadio Maracana here on Sunday. Local News Sun, 23 Apr 2017 14:51:23...

PM attributes improper drainage to latest instances of flooding
Jamaica Observer

ST ANDREW, Jamaica — Prime Minister Andrew Holness said that the Government will take a closer look at the management and approval process for developments in the country. Local News Sun, 23 Apr 2017 15:16:16 GMT...

Windies 286 all out v Pakistan
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AFP) — West Indies were bowled out for 286 in their first innings early on the third day of the rain-hit first Test against Pakistan at Sabina Park in Jamaica on Sunday. Local Sports Sun, 23 Apr...

62-y-o pedestrian killed in hit-and-run
Jamaica Observer

WESMORELAND, Jamaica — Authorities are investigating a deadly hit-and-run incident where a 62-year-old man was fatally struck by a motorcar in his community last night. Local News Sun, 23 Apr 2017 10:47:12 GMT...

Arscott reports flooding in Clarendon, calls on gov’t to assist
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The People's National Party's spokesman on Local Government and Member of Parliament for Clarendon South Western, Noel Arscott is appealing to the government to act expeditiously in rendering...

NWC says rain affecting water system
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — A number of communities in central and eastern parishes are experiencing disruptions in their water supply due to the persistent trough, which continues to influence the weather conditions across...

France votes in high-stakes presidential election
Jamaica Observer

PARIS, France (AFP) — French voters flocked to the polls Sunday in the first round of a cliffhanger presidential election seen as vital for the future of the ailing European Union. Local News Sun, 23 Apr 2017...

Gov't seeks to improve tax compliance with town hall meetings 
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — In a bid to increase Property Tax compliance, the Ministry of Local Government and Community Development, will be holding a series of town hall meetings right across the island, to sensitize...

Nadal wins historic 10th Monte Carlo title
Jamaica Observer

MONTE CARLO, Principality of Monaco (AFP) — Rafael Nadal won the Monte Carlo Masters for a record-breaking 10th time with a dominant 6-1, 6-3 defeat of Spanish compatriot Albert Ramos-Vinolas on Sunday. Local Sports...

Rain delays third day of Windies, Pakistan Test
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AFP) — Start of play on the third day of the rain-affected first Test between the West Indies and Pakistan at Sabina Park in Jamaica on Sunday was delayed. Local Sports Sun, 23 Apr 2017 10:12:12...

Gatlin trumps De Grasse, Thompson shines at IAAF World Relays
Jamaica Observer

NASSAU, Bahamas (AFP) — Evergreen American sprinter Justin Gatlin struck gold when he anchored his team to victory at the IAAF World Relays in Nassau on Saturday, while double Olympic champion Elaine Thompson shone...

Trinidad jolted by earthquake
Jamaica Observer

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Sections of the twin island republic were rocked by an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.7, late Saturday. Local News Sun, 23 Apr 2017 09:27:33 GMT Gatlin trumps De Grasse, Thompson...

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