Sutherland Global named Business of the Year
Jamaica Observer

MANDEVILLE, Manchester - Still a relatively new business in the parish, business process outsourcing (BPO) company Sutherland Global Services took top spot at this month’s Manchester Chamber of Commerce (MCC)...

Preventing the pain of road deaths
Jamaica Observer

The tragic death of Olympian and Jamaica record holder Germaine Mason is a stark reminder that motorcyclists represent a high percentage of Jamaica’s road fatalities. Thirty-four-year-old Mason lost his life early...

Our priorities are all screwed up
Jamaica Observer

The curtains came down recently on the Inter-secondary Schools’ Sports Association’s 107th Boys’ and Girls’ championships at the National Stadium in Kingston, Jamaica, with Calabar High School...

How bad corporate debts are holding back India’s growth
Jamaica Observer

NEW DELHI, India (AFP) — The recent arrest of Vijay Mallya highlighted the problem of bad loans in India, but analysts say the tycoon’s unpaid debts are just the tip of an iceberg that is already holding back...

US businesses getting hammered by Venezuela crisis
Jamaica Observer

WASHINGTON, DC, United States (AFP) — The political and economic crisis in Venezuela is costing US companies dearly, as General Motors can attest following the unexpected nationalisation of its plant there. Local...

#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...

Trump to insist on border wall funds as budget deadline looms
Jamaica Observer

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — Donald Trump pressed for the funding of a Mexico border wall Sunday as a looming spending showdown in Congress threatens to shut down the US government on the president's 100th day...

#IAAFWorldRelays: Ja men through to 4x200m final
Jamaica Observer

The quartet of Nickel Ashmeade, Chadic Hinds, Oshane Bailey and Warren Weir clocked 1:22.01 minutes on a wet surface. They were some way off their world record of 1:18.63 set at the first edition in 2014.  The race was...

#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...

Younis becomes first Pakistan player to reach 10,000 Test runs
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AFP) — Younis Khan became the first Pakistan player to score 10,000 Test runs on Sunday, reaching the landmark shortly after tea on the third day of the first Test against West Indies. Local News...

Security boosted along Dominican Republic/Haiti border
Jamaica Observer

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (CMC) —Security along the border between the Dominican Republic and Haiti has been increased following plans by the United Nations to withdraw is peacekeepers, MINUSTAH from Haiti....

Health Minister outlines impact of NCDs on the country
Jamaica Observer

ST JAMES, Jamaica (JIS) — Minister of Health, Dr Christopher Tufton says the prevalence of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) have been the greatest public health threat to Jamaica’s development for the past 50...

Security Minister encourages members of the JCF to maintain their integrity
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Minister of National Security,  Robert Montague has called on the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) officers in Area 3 to maintain their integrity and operate above board at all times....

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...

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