US 'concerned' about Venezuela mass protests after boy, woman killed
Jamaica Observer

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — The United States is "concerned" about the situation in Venezuela, where deadly clashes broke out Wednesday in mass protests against President Nicolas Maduro, Secretary of State Rex...

O-WRAP: Son of world’s oldest woman dies… Airlines withdraw from Cuba… PNP cries foul
Jamaica Observer

In case you missed it, here are OBSERVER ONLINE’s top 10 stories for today. Local News Wed, 19 Apr 2017 19:00:11 GMT US 'concerned' about Venezuela mass protests after boy, woman killed...

#SectoralDebate: McKenzie says $550m in National Disaster Fund
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — A total of $550 million is now available in country’s National Disaster Fund, says Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Desmond McKenzie. Local News Wed, 19 Apr 2017...

Young Jamaica welcomes government’s aid for indebted students
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Young Jamaica this afternoon hailed the government’s allocation of $300 million to help “financially challenged” Jamaican students at the University of the West Indies (UWI),...

Accused Manchester extortionist granted bail
Jamaica Observer

MANCHESTER, Jamaica — Twenty-year-old Sandre Bogle, one of four accused extortionists who made an appearance in the Manchester Parish Court this morning, was granted bail in the sum of $200,000 with one or two...

Gas prices down $0.03, diesel up $1.97
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Motorists should see a decrease at the pumps in the price of gasoline and an increase in the price of diesel, effective Thursday, April 20, according to the latest ex-refinery costs from Petrojam....

PM says gov’t must make right decisions about its fiscal space
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Prime Minister Andrew Holness said the government must make the right decisions about its fiscal space, which will secure economic and social prosperity, and take a 360 degree view of the entire...

Forex: J$128.96 to one US dollar
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The US dollar on Wednesday April 19, ended trading at J$128.96 up by 31 cents according to the Bank of Jamaica’s daily foreign exchange trading summary. Local News Wed, 19 Apr 2017 17:20:45...

US resort faces seasonal worker shortage due to visa cap 
Jamaica Observer

RUTLAND, Vermont (AP) — Some Vermont ski resorts and luxury hotels are facing an acute labor shortage because of a congressional cap on the number of special visas issued to international workers who fill seasonal...

Action must be taken with medical marijuana industry, says Wheatley
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Minister of Science, Energy and Technology, Dr Andrew Wheatley, says decisive action needs to be taken as it relates to the medical marijuana industry, so that the country can reap the...

St Vincent opposition wants gov't to account for spending on new airport
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent (CMC) — The main opposition New Democratic Party (NDP) has called on the Ralph Gonsalves led administration to account for the more than EC$700 million (US$259,000,000) reportedly spent to build...

Data Protection Act to be tabled soon, Cybercrimes Act to be reviewed
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Minister of Science, Energy and Technology, Dr Andrew Wheatley on Tuesday said the Data Protection Act is to be laid before Parliament for debate within another three months. Local News Wed,...

Haiti to rebuild National Palace toppled in 2010 quake
Jamaica Observer

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AFP) — President Jovenel Moise launched Wednesday a project to rebuild Haiti's National Palace, a symbol of national pride destroyed by the cataclysmic 2010 earthquake that killed more than...

Options for OECS Health Insurance programmes considered at OECS Authority Meeting
Dominica News Online

A continuation of the Sixty-Fourth Meeting of the OECS Authority was held at the Beachcombers Hotel, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, on April 12th 2017, under the Chairmanship of Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, Prime...

PHOTO: El numero uno!
Jamaica Observer

Christopher Taylor (left) and Junelle Bromfield, team captains of Jamaica’s Carifta team, indicate with their fingers their team’s status at the Clarion Hotel and Suites in Curacao yesterday. The Carifta Games...

Sandy Bay, Grand Palladium in top-of-the-table clash
Jamaica Observer

HOPEWELL, Hanover — Former champions Sandy Bay FC and Grand Palladium will meet in a top-of-the-table Zone Two clash at the Orchard Sports Grounds today as the Hanover Football Association Charley’s JB...

Coopers Pen hunt victory against Spicy Hill
Jamaica Observer

FALMOUTH, Trelawny — Knockout champions Cooper’s Pen FC can join mid-season champions Harmony FC at the top of the points table in the Trelawny Football Association Monymusk Plantation Rum Major League if they...

Rose blooms as Planter withers in Contender feature
Jamaica Observer

Ricardo Planter made a valiant attempt to give his well-supported Team Jamaica a 2-0 lead in the Wray and Nephew White Overproof Rum Contender Series, but went down to Team Canada’s number one seed Phil Rose by split...

Gilchrist’s second coming ignites hope for Munro
Jamaica Observer

MUNRO, St Elizabeth — Hopeton Gilchrist is returning to Munro College as coach of the Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association daCosta Cup team and hopes he will be able to complete the job he started 10 years ago....

Jamaica forecast another dominant display as Carifta Games gets underway
Jamaica Observer

Having topped the medals table at the Carifta Games for the last 32 years, Jamaica will be looking to surpass the 86 medals won last year and the quest begins today in Curacao. Local Sports Sat, 15 Apr 2017 02:00:00 GMT...

Leicester City ponders Wes Morgan's fitness for Atletico clash
Jamaica Observer

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Leicester City manager Craig Shakespeare will wait until the last minute before deciding whether to gamble on Wes Morgan's fitness in Tuesday's decisive Champions League showdown with...

Business leaders suggest gov't policy consultations
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Several business leaders have underscored the importance of consistent stakeholder consultations by the government on policies being proposed prior to implementation. Local News Fri, 14 Apr...

Cargo aerodrome to be built at Vernamfield — Henry
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — The country will soon be able to accommodate large cargo aircraft at the proposed Vernamfield aerodrome in Clarendon. Local News Fri, 14 Apr 2017 09:41:17 GMT Business leaders suggest gov't...

Huge US bomb kills dozens of IS militants in Afghanistan
Jamaica Observer

JALALABAD, Afghanistan (AFP) — The US military's largest non-nuclear bomb killed dozens of Islamic State militants as it smashed their mountain hideouts, Afghan officials said Friday, ruling out any civilian...

Palace Cineplex closed on Good Friday
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Palace Amusement Company has advised that the Palace Cineplex will be closed for all show times on tomorrow due to maintenance work being carried out by the management of the Sovereign Centre....

Amnesty for delinquent motorists
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) – The Government is to implement a new amnesty for motorists who have accumulated unpaid traffic tickets. Local News Thu, 13 Apr 2017 18:26:24 GMT Palace Cineplex closed on Good Friday...

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