Venezuela Opposition defiant as protesters shot dead
Jamaica Observer

CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) — Venezuela's opposition vowed no letup yesterday in its bid to remove leftist President Nicolas Maduro from power, even as more protesters were shot dead in an increasingly violent political...

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.The big...

Two killed as protests continue in Venezuela
Nation News

CARACAS – Gunmen killed two more people during political unrest in Venezuela on Monday, bringing the total number of deaths to 12 this month, as anti-government protests entered a fourth week with mass...

Multilateralism is a key element in promoting the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
Jamaica Observer

The end of last year and the start of the current one were marked by major changes and enormous uncertainties, although there were also some notable advances and great opportunities, both at the global level and for Latin...

Entrepreneurs of a new order
Jamaica Observer

It was encouraging to read the journey of Yoni Epstein in the Sunday Finance magazine of the Sunday Observer, April 16, 2017. His story is one of inspiration to Jamaican entrepreneurs. Local Opinion Tue, 25 Apr 2017...

Two die in Venezuela protests
Jamaica Observer

CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) — Two people were killed in Venezuela on Monday in renewed violence, raising the death toll in three weeks of massive demonstrations against leftwing President Nicolas Maduro to 23, officials...

At ‘sit-ins’ and barricades, Venezuela protesters try to keep momentum
Antigua Observer

Venezuelans erected barricades with garbage and even bathtubs on Monday and snarled traffic with mass "sit-ins" along major thoroughfares to press their demand for early elections as anti-government protests entered a...

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...

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...

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)...

THE RAKE MASTER SAYS... Lizard, worm and mouth
Jamaica Observer

Friends, mi had a frightening dream about this everlasting iguana (31) crawling on mi ceiling (29). I have a feeling that the dream was a result of me watching the video with the old woman (36) killing (3) some of the...

US man dies ‘peacefully’ after being told Trump was impeached
Jamaica Observer

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — A 75-year-old man died “peacefully” at his home in the US state of Oregon after his ex-wife led him to believe that President Donald Trump had been impeached. Local News...

Top conservationist wounded in Kenya gun attack
Jamaica Observer

NAIROBI, Kenya (AFP) — Italian-born conservationist and writer Kuki Gallmann was shot and seriously wounded yesterday while patrolling her conservation park in central Kenya, a region plagued by violence linked to a...

Prosecutors accuse dentist of pulling tooth while riding hoverboard
Jamaica Observer

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Prosecutors say an Alaska dentist charged with Medicaid fraud pulled a sedated patient’s tooth while riding a hoverboard. Local News Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT Top conservationist...

‘Human hen’ artist condemned after hatching nine eggs
Jamaica Observer

PARIS, France (AFP) — A French artist who hatched nine eggs after sitting on them for three weeks, has been condemned by an animals rights group for depriving the chicks of a mother. Local News Mon, 24 Apr 2017...

Slow down!
Jamaica Observer

Santa Cruz, St Elizabeth — Local police are expressing extreme concern at an upsurge in fatal and other serious motor vehicle crashes on the main road from Santa Cruz to Lacovia since it was resurfaced a few months...

This Day in History - April 24
Jamaica Observer

Today is the 114th day of 2017. There are 251 days left in the year. Local News Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT Slow down! http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/Slow-down-_96566 Santa Cruz, St Elizabeth — Local police...

A note from Mrs Macaulay
Jamaica Observer

Dear Readers, Local News Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT This Day in History - April 24 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/This-Day-in-History_95227 Today is the 114th day of 2017. There are 251 days left in the year....

Trump at 100 days: ‘It’s a different kind of presidency’
Jamaica Observer

WASHINGTON, DC, United States (AP) — For nearly 100 days, President Donald Trump has rattled Washington and been chastened by its institutions. Local News Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT A note from Mrs Macaulay...

Scotiabank’s cocktails and conversations
Jamaica Observer

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Scotiabank took time out on March 16 to treat “premium banking” clients here to an intimate evening with members of the division. Central News Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT Trump at...

Macron tops French election, to fight Le Pen for presidency
Jamaica Observer

PARIS, France (AFP) — Pro-European Emmanuel Macron will face far-right candidate Marine Le Pen in the second round of France’s presidential election, projections showed yesterday, making him clear favourite to...

PHOTOS: Carnival climax
Jamaica Observer

The 2017 Carnival season came to a fitting climax yesterday with the colourful street pared in Kingston. Here are some highlights. Local News Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT Macron tops French election, to fight Le Pen for...

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