Opposition party says it will vigorously oppose moves to disenfranchise voters
Antigua Observer

The main opposition St. Kitts-Nevis Labour Party (SKNLP) Wednesday said it would resist any attempt by the Timothy Harris-led Team Unity Government to disenfranchised nationals who are registered to vote in general...

‘UN vote consistent with Christian values’
Nassau Guardian

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said The Bahamas’ vote at the United Nations (UN) General Assembly last week was consistent with Christian values after several pastors urged Foreign Affairs Minister Fred Mitchell to...

Haiti top CFU rankings as Jamaica fall
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (CMC) – Resurgent Haiti have knocked Jamaica off the top spot in the latest Caribbean Football Union rankings released today. Local News Fri, 23 Dec 2016 15:37:56 GMT Westbrook’s 42 points pace...

Phil Simmons appointed Patriots head coach
Jamaica Observer

BASSETERRE, St Kitts (CMC) – St Kitts & Nevis Patriots made their second bombshell announcement yesterday, disclosing that they have appointed Phil Simmons to be head coach for the next season of the Caribbean...

Spot The Winning Horse Competition
Jamaica Observer

The winners of the Supreme Ventures Limited/Jamaica Observer Spot The Winning Horse competition were presented with their prizes at the Jamaica Observer’s head office at 40-42 1/2 Beechwood Avenue yesterday. Local...

Sir Garfield, 1966 Shell Shield champions honoured
Jamaica Observer

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — West Indies legend Sir Garfield Sobers was among a select group of former players honoured by the Barbados Cricket Association(BCA) at a special ceremony on Wednesday here. Local Sports...

Bravo, Narine help Renegades silence Thunder
Jamaica Observer

MELBOURNE, Australia (CMC) — A tidy all-round performance from Dwayne Bravo and steady bowling from fellow West Indies Twenty20 star Sunil Narine contributed to a 49-run victory for the Melbourne Renegades over...

Westbrook’s 42 points pace Thunder, Cavs down Bucks again
Jamaica Observer

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — NBA scoring leader Russell Westbrook put on another display of offensive fireworks Wednesday night, pouring in 42 points to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 121-110 NBA victory...

Youngsters complete preparations for big race
Jamaica Observer

Most of the horses competing in what is considered to be the juvenile ‘Derby’, the Supreme Ventures sponsored Jamaica Two-Year-Old Stakes, have all but completed their preparations for the big day, December 27...

Portmore TD says discipline key in halting rampaging Tivoli
Jamaica Observer

Lenworth Hyde, the Portmore United technical director, said exemplary discipline from his players was the big difference maker as they ended the impressive winning run of Tivoli Gardens FC in Red Stripe Premier League...

Brathwaite’s T20 World Cup-winning knock hailed by ICC
Jamaica Observer

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (CMC) — Carlos Brathwaite was voted winner of the ICC Twenty20 Performance-of-the-Year for 2016 for his magical innings that won West Indies the T20 World Cup in India earlier this year....

PHOTO: Talent pool
Jamaica Observer

Jamaica’s junior swimming sensation Zaneta Alvaranga leaves the starting block during her backstroke warm-up phase at the recently concluded ASATT Invitational Championships in Couva. Alvaranga won seven of the teams...

Ian Links reinstated, Choo Choo Blue retains second
Jamaica Observer

The Jamaica Racing Commission (JRC) was a busy place to be on Wednesday last as the commissioners heard three appeals on the day, upholding two and dismissing one. Local Sports Fri, 23 Dec 2016 02:00:00 GMT PHOTO: Talent...

Coach Millwood showers young swimmers with praise
Jamaica Observer

The successful outing of a small team at the recently concluded Amateur Swimming Association of Trinidad & Tobago (ASATT) International Invitational Swimming Championships has left national aquatics coach Gillian...

‘Admiral’ gets first win with Waterhouse, holds high hopes for 2017
Jamaica Observer

Waterhouse FC breathed a collective sigh of relief when they blanked Jamalco FC 2-0 to register their first win in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) under new coach Glendon ‘Admiral’ Bailey at Drewsland on...

Transport minister urges drivers to exercise caution
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) – Minister of Transport and Mining Lester ‘Mike’ Henry is calling on Jamaicans to exercise caution on the roads during the Yuletide season.   Local News Thu, 22 Dec 2016 17:57:34...

Forex: J$128.33 to one US dollar
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The US dollar on Thursday, December 22, ended trading at J$128.33, down by 17 cents according to the Bank of Jamaica’s daily foreign exchange trading summary. Local News Thu, 22 Dec 2016...

Argentine court to try Bieber for photographer assault
Jamaica Observer

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AFP) – An Argentine court has ruled that pop star Justin Bieber must face trial for allegedly assaulting a photographer outside a nightclub in 2013, according to a decision published...

Firearm, 45 rounds of ammo found in St Andrew
Jamaica Observer

ST ANDREW, Jamaica – The St Andrew Central Police are reporting the seizure of a 9mm pistol with two magazines and forty-five 9mm cartridges in Dallas Castle, St Andrew yesterday. Local News Thu, 22 Dec 2016 18:23:34...

Caricom Secretary General says reform of regional body is taking shape
Jamaica Observer

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) – Secretary General of the Caribbean Community (Caricom), Irwin LaRocque says the framework of the regional body’s reform process has started to take shape. Local News Thu, 22 Dec 2016...

Brazilian women shun pregnancy due to Zika: survey
Jamaica Observer

PARIS, France (AFP) – More than half of young Brazilian women have shunned pregnancy due to Zika, which can cause birth defects, according to research released Friday. Local News Thu, 22 Dec 2016 19:15:12 GMT Caricom...

Phil Simmons appointed Patriots head coach
Jamaica Observer

BASSETERRE, St Kitts (CMC) – St Kitts & Nevis Patriots made their second bombshell announcement on Thursday, disclosing that they have appointed Phil Simmons to be head coach for the next season of the Caribbean...

British woman arrested for drugs at Sangster Airport
Jamaica Observer

ST JAMES, Jamaica – A British woman of a Birmingham, England address was yesterday arrested for breaches of the Dangerous Drugs Act at the Sangster International Airport. Local News Thu, 22 Dec 2016 15:53:07 GMT Phil...

St Catherine cops find two firearms in unoccupied building
Jamaica Observer

ST CATHERNE, Jamaica – The St Catherine South Police have reported the seizure of two 9mm pistols during an operation in Gregory Park, St Catherine yesterday. Local News Thu, 22 Dec 2016 15:57:11 GMT British woman...

Police Commissioner Williams steps down
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Commissioner of Police Dr Carl Williams, in a letter to the Police Services Commission has indicated that he will proceed on early retirement, effective January 6, 2017. Local News Thu, 22 Dec...

Venezuela reopens Colombia, Brazil border crossings
Jamaica Observer

CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) – Thousands of Venezuelans crossed into Colombia on Tuesday to buy food and medicine after their government partially reopened the border following a messy crackdown on what it called...

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