Martinique, Haiti secure final semis spots
Trinidad Guardian

Debutants Haiti continued their impressive run in the 16th Senior Caribbean Zonal Volleyball Association (CAZOVA) Men’s Championship with a hard tough 3-1 (20-25, 25-20, 25-21, 33-31) triumph in two hours and four...

Prime minister to attend 38th CARICOM meeting in Grenada
Nassau Guardian

Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Alexander Minnis is scheduled to attend the 38th Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), in St. George’s, Grenada. The 38th regular...

Prosecutor calls for 20-year sentence for Suriname president
Dominica Vibes

PARAMARIBO, Suriname (AP) — A prosecutor on Wednesday recommended a 20-year prison sentence for President Desi Bouterse for his role in the December 1982 killing of 15 prominent political opponents in this South...

Prosecutor calls for 20-year sentence for Suriname president
Jamaica Observer

PARAMARIBO, Suriname (AP) — A prosecutor on Wednesday recommended a 20-year prison sentence for President Desi Bouterse for his role in the December 1982 killing of 15 prominent political opponents in this South...

Agreement made for barred final-year UWI students to sit exams
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Ministry of Education last evening made an agreement for final-year students at the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, who were barred due to outstanding school fees, to sit their...

Man arrested after cops find loaded gun
Jamaica Observer

ST CATHERINE, Jamaica — A man was on Tuesday arrested in a Spanish Town, St Catherine community in connection with the seizure of a loaded gun. Local News Thu, 20 Apr 2017 07:54:10 GMT Agreement made for barred...

Retiring duo Misbah, Khan lead Pakistan against Windies
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AFP) — West Indies and Pakistan get a three-Test series underway on Friday at Sabina Park in Jamaica with both teams struggling in the midst of challenging transition periods. Local News Thu, 20...

EU urges Venezuela to 'de-escalate' deadly protest tensions
Jamaica Observer

BRUSSELS, Belgium (AFP) — The European Union on Thursday called for calm in Venezuela after "highly regrettable" deaths during protests against the government of the oil-rich country. Local News Thu, 20 Apr 2017...

Antarctic melt-water lakes threaten sea levels
Jamaica Observer

PARIS, France (AFP) — Antarctic melt-water lakes are far more common than once thought and could destabilise glaciers, potentially lifting sea levels by metres as global warming sets in, scientists said Wednesday....

Justice Ministry revokes three stolen JP seals
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Ministry of Justice through an advertisement in today’s paper issued a notice of the revocation of three Justices of the Peace official seal that were reported stolen. Local News Thu, 20...

Help coming
Jamaica Observer

THE Government yesterday said it was examining ways to assist “needy students” at the tertiary level after scores of University of the West Indies, Mona students were on Tuesday deregistered for failing to pay...

Several detained in Suriname anti-government protest
Jamaica Observer

PARAMARIBO, Suriname (CMC) – Riot police in Suriname detained several individuals, including a union leader, during anti-government protests in the capital Paramaribo on Tuesday. Local News Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:00:00...

PNP wants ‘partisan’ road work programme investigated
Jamaica Observer

CONTRACTOR General Dirk Harrison says his office is currently reviewing documents submitted by the Opposition People’s National Party (PNP) in which concerns have been raised about the allocation of funds for a road...

Glowell Prep stages first pageant as part of 20th anniversary
Jamaica Observer

THE Portmore-based Glowell Preparatory School recently pulled off a major coup with the successful staging of its first ever Mini Miss Glowell, Miss Glowell and Mr Glowell competitions, as part of the school’s 20th...

Well-respected restaurant owner remembered for generosity
Jamaica Observer

April 17 was a day Cecil Prawl looked forward to as the time to commemorate the life of his beloved mother by visiting the Port Royal cemetery, where she was laid to rest 17 years ago. However, his plans were dashed on...

Wheatley promises Cybercrimes Act review this year
Jamaica Observer

MINISTER of Science, Energy and Technology Dr Andrew Wheatley says that the process of reviewing the Cybercrimes Act will commence this year. Local News Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT Well-respected restaurant owner...

Opposition MP wants dormant bank funds to support MSMEs
Jamaica Observer

OPPOSITION Spokesman on Industry, Investment and Commerce Anthony Hylton has appealed to the Government to make the funds obtained from dormant accounts available for financing medium, small and micro enterprises (MSMEs)....

Educators urged to protect industry from ‘outsiders’
Jamaica Observer

ROSE HALL, St James — Secretary General of Education International Fred van Leeuwen has encouraged teachers to become more autonomous while also urging then to guard against external forces dictating their...

Three accused extortionists remanded, one granted bail
Jamaica Observer

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Only one of the four accused extortionists who appeared in the Manchester Parish Court yesterday morning was granted bail. Local News Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT Educators urged to protect...

97-year-old son of world’s oldest person dies
Jamaica Observer

DUANVALE, Trelawny — Ninety-seven-year-old Harland Fairweather, also called Fairy, the eldest child of the world’s oldest citizen, supercentenarian Violet Mosse Brown, passed away at his home yesterday morning....

Tourism minister says Jamaica making inroads in Asia
Jamaica Observer

Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett says Asia has now emerged as a big tourism market and Jamaica has been making good inroads in that region. Local News Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT 97-year-old son of world’s...

Councillors get money for indigent housing, education and funerals
Jamaica Observer

MINISTER of Local Government and Community Development Desmond McKenzie says that his ministry will be making $400 million available this year to councillors to meet the social needs of their constituents. Local News Thu,...

With 99 great-grandchildren, 105-y-o Ruth Brown still strong
Jamaica Observer

Ruth Brown has not only lived to witness her 99 great-grandchildren and 18 great-great-grandchildren grow, but she also helped to raise many of them. Local News Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT Councillors get money for...

Bunting still opposed to PM’s Crime Bill
Jamaica Observer

Opposition spokesman on national security, Peter Bunting, says that despite supporting a Joint Select Committee (JSC) to review the Special Security and Community Development Measures Bill, the Opposition still has strong...

Nottage: Crime strategies paying dividends
Nassau Guardian

Minister of National Security Dr. Bernard Nottage said yesterday the government has begun to see dividends in the fight against crime as a result of the new partnership on the ground between the Royal Bahamas Police Force...

Edwards says Bajans match very serious
Trinidad Guardian

T&T’s 2006 World Cup defender Carlos Edwards believes Friday’s international friendly against Barbados at the Ato Boldon Stadium, Couva, from 7 pm will fit into the team’s build up for their other two...

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