“Fidel Castro’s place in the history of Cuba, the region and the world is clear,” says Dr. Denzil L. Douglas
Anguilla Life

BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS – Fidel Castro’s place in the history of Cuba, the region, and the world is clear.   So says former St. Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister

PNP candidates in St Ann refuse to sign political code of conduct
Jamaica Observer

ST ANN, Jamaica — Candidates of the People's National Party walked out of the signing of the political code of conduct in St Ann a short while ago, refusing to sign. Local News Tue, 22 Nov 2016 11:34:23 GMT Section...

3 dead in Panama rains linked to Tropical Storm Otto 
Jamaica Observer

PANAMA CITY, Panama (AP) — Civil defense officials in Panama say the country has already seen three deaths blamed on late-season Tropical Storm Otto. Local News Tue, 22 Nov 2016 12:04:03 GMT PNP candidates in St Ann...

Zika-caused birth defect may become clear only after birth
Jamaica Observer

NEW YORK, United States (AP) — Researchers say a severe birth defect caused by Zika infection may not be apparent at birth but develop months afterward, further confirmation that the virus can cause unseen damage to...

British media criticises Antiguan PM on marriage suggestion to Prince Harry
Jamaica Observer

ST JOHN’S, Antigua (CMC) — Prime Minister Gaston Browne Tuesday brushed aside British media reports that he had sought to embarrass visiting Prince Harry who he had suggested should consider Antigua and Barbuda...

CDEMA says intervention in Haiti after hurricane a success
Jamaica Observer

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — The Barbados-based Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) says the Caribbean Community (Caricom) response to Haiti following the passage of Hurricane Matthew last month,...

'Fi Wi Jamaica' moves to address social ills in St James
Jamaica Observer

ST JAMES, Jamaica (JIS) — Project director of ‘Fi Wi Jamaica’, Professor Rosalea Hamilton, says the partnership between the group and tertiary institutions in western Jamaica forms part of a drive to...

Barbados Gov't defends LIAT
Jamaica Observer

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — The Barbados Government Tuesday defended the operations of the cash-strapped regional airline, LIAT, even as Opposition legislators called for it to stop being a financial burden on the...

Trump urged to denounce white nationalists supporters
Jamaica Observer

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — Donald Trump faced growing calls Tuesday to denounce a fringe white nationalist group that celebrated his election win with rousing Nazi salutes. Local News Tue, 22 Nov 2016 14:06:19...

4 'independent' candidates no longer JLP members, Chang says
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) has distanced itself from four candidates in the upcoming local government elections, declaring that they do not represent the party nor are they members of the...

Government to pay double salary
Antigua Observer

St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The federation’s civil servants have been told to expect a double salary this Christmas. The announcement was made by Prime Minister Timothy Harris in an address to the nation Saturday...

Prince Harry begins visit to the Caribbean
Jamaica Observer

ST JOHN’S, Antigua (CMC) — Britain’s Prince Harry has started a 15-day visit to the Caribbean that will include stops in Antigua and Barbuda, St Kitts-Nevis, St Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines,...

Pope gives priests permanent right to pardon abortion
Jamaica Observer

VATICAN CITY, Holy See (AFP) — Pope Francis declared Monday that all priests would have the right to forgive abortion, making permanent a temporary measure put in place for the Vatican's jubilee year. Local News Mon,...

Alarm over proposed Philippine law to jail 9-y-o
Jamaica Observer

MANILA, Philippines (AFP) — Children as young as nine could be jailed in the Philippines for certain crimes under a proposed law backed by the president, sparking concern Monday from the United Nations and rights...

Britain mulls inviting Trump to meet queen
Jamaica Observer

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Queen Elizabeth II could host Donald Trump within months of him becoming United States president, with the British government confirming Monday that it was considering a state visit...

UWI defeat Boys' Town 3-2 in RSPL action
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — UWI FC returned to winning ways and to the top of the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) standings after getting by the struggling Boys' Town FC 3-2 in a spirited encounter at Barbican Stadium on...

Scorpions lead Volcanoes by 38 runs going into final day
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Hosts Jamaica Scorpions have a lead of 38 runs with eight wickets in hand going into Monday's final day of the Digicel Regional four-day match versus Windward Islands Volcanoes at Sabina Park....

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...

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