Chief judge urges athletes to compete more
Antigua Observer

Chief Antigua & Barbuda and Central American & Caribbean (CAC), bodybuilding judge, Errol Williams has urged the athletes here to get involved in the National Bodybuilding, Figure and Bikini Championships.

No official Welcome for Olympians
Antigua Observer

Members of the Antigua & Barbuda team to the just ended Rio Olympics returned home Thursday afternoon, to what parents and supporters at the VC Bird International Airport dubbed a low-key and disheartening effort by...

WICB preparing for Under-19 World Championship
Nation News

ST JOHN’S, Antigua - Just about six months after the West Indies Under-19 team won its first World Championship in Dhaka, Bangladesh, all age-group tournaments have ended with the finals held last Sunday...

More IOC Assistance For Antigua & Barbuda
Antigua Observer

Antigua & Barbuda’s athletes stand to benefit from an increase in scholarships provided by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

Greene wants more focus on female athletes
Antigua Observer

Minister of Sports and President of the National Olympic Committee (NOC), EP Chet Greene has urge national sporting associations to place more emphasis on the development of female athletes.

Former bodybuilding head wants meals practice changed
Antigua Observer

Former president of the Antigua & Barbuda Bodybuilding & Weightlifting Federation (ABBWF) Sonia Allred has urged the organisation to rethink the practice that requires athletes representing the country abroad to...

Garner says T20 mentality hindering Test development
Antigua Observer

Fast bowling legend Joel Garner says the successful emergence of Twenty20 cricket has dulled the appetite of younger players for the longer version of the game, and has also contributed to a negative work ethic in the...

Tests prove no poultry disease in Guyana
Jamaica Observer

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) – Guyana authorities say samples taken from a poultry farm and sent for testing at the University of Georgia in the United States have proven to be negative for poultry diseases. Local News...

US diplomat welcomes Belize court ruling on sodomy law
Jamaica Observer

BELMOPAN, Belize (CMC) – The United States Ambassador to Belize, Carlos Moreno has described as a “landmark” decision, the ruling of Chief Justice Kenneth Benjamin that overturned the country’s sodomy...

Gun battle, roadblocks in Kingston force cops to issue warning
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The police are advising the public to stay away from the vicinity of Darling Street and Spanish Town Road in downtown Kingston. Local News Sat, 20 Aug 2016 18:37:48 GMT US diplomat welcomes Belize...

Trump companies owe $650 million, contrary to public filings by campaign: NY Times
Jamaica Observer

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — Companies belonging to Donald Trump have at least $650 million in debt, more than twice the amount shown in public filings made by his presidential campaign, the New York Times...

2-vehicle collision on HWT Road, drivers taken to hospital
Jamaica Observer

ST ANDREW, Jamaica — A motor vehicle crash on Half-Way-Tree Road in St Andrew a short while ago, has resulted in a build-up of traffic in the area. Local News Sat, 20 Aug 2016 13:25:06 GMT Trump companies owe $650...

Williams condemns hit-and-run killing of cop, suspect in custody
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Commissioner of Police Dr Carl Williams and the Police High Command are strongly condemning the killing of Inspector Mark Gibbs, who succumbed to injuries he received in a hit-and-run on the...

IMF, Gov't to discuss relationship after extended fund facility
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team is scheduled to arrive within the next month for discussions with the Government on a successor relationship to the four-year Extended Fund Facility...

Turkey vows 'more active' Syria role in coming months
Jamaica Observer

ISTANBUL, Turkey (AFP) — Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim vowed Saturday Ankara would play a "more active" role in the next six months in efforts to solve the five-year Syrian civil war. Local News Sat, 20 Aug...

Back-to-school shoppers urged to be careful
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) is urging shoppers to take the necessary steps to lessen the likelihood of being victims of robbery while conducting financial transactions during the...

IMF says Jamaica's economic growth is recovering
Jamaica Observer

In a release yesterday following a press briefing at Jamaica House in Kingston, the IMF’s team, which was in Jamaica for the past 10 days, said that growth in 2015/16 has been revised up to one per cent, driven by...

Trinidad court dismisses election petitions of Opposition party
Jamaica Observer

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — A High Court judge on Friday dismissed the election petitions filed by the main Opposition United National Congress (UNC) challenging the results of the September 2015 general...

Cornwall Regional gets $1.7m worth of medical equipment
Jamaica Observer

ST JAMES, Jamaica (JIS) — The Friends of the Cornwall Regional Hospital have donated 10 vital signs monitors valued at $1.7 million to the St James-based health facility. Local News Sat, 20 Aug 2016 12:00:18 GMT...

Polygraph testing coming for Antigua’s public sector workers
Jamaica Observer

ST JOHN’S, Antigua (CMC) – The Antigua and Barbuda Government says it will seek parliamentary approval to introduce polygraph testing for various categories of public sector workers Local News Sat, 20 Aug 2016...

Single lane traffic for section of Dawkins Drive this weekend
Jamaica Observer

THE National Works Agency (NWA) said yesterday that a section of Dawkins Drive in Portmore will be accessible only to single lane traffic this weekend. The closure, which will be along the stretch leading to Highway 2000,...

St Vincent pushes for seat on UN Security Council
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent (CMC) — The St Vincent and the Grenadines Government says it still plans to bid for a non-permanent seat on the United Nation’s Security Council for the 2020-2021 Local News Sat, 20 Aug...

St Vincent Opposition party calls for repeal of cybercrime bill
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent (CMC) – A member of the Special Select Committee of Parliament that reviewed the controversial Cybercrime Act is calling for a repeal of the legislation. Local News Sat, 20 Aug 2016 02:00:00 GMT...

Greene: Lack of Qualified Coaches Hampers Athletics Programme
Antigua Observer

Principal of the Princess Margaret School (PMS) Dr Colin Greene said there are not enough qualified coaches within the schools athletics programme and this, he believes, is one of the issues plaguing the overall...

Cricketing territories hosting age group tournaments
Nation News

ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Just about six months after the West Indies Under-19 team won its first World Championship in Dhaka, Bangladesh, a fresh round of preparation has begun with age group tournaments....

Defending bodybuilding champ disappointed, but confident
Antigua Observer

Reigning national bodybuilding champion Kenny Jacobs has called out two of his fellow athletes, Ollyn Martin and Orson Martin, following their decision to pull out of this year’s National Bodybuilding Championships.

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