Brexit – the word that swayed the vote
Jamaica Observer

Brexit — a clever mash-up of ‘Britain’ and ‘exit’, used by those who led the campaign for Britain to leave the European Union. Those of us in the world of marketing know the power of smart...

A tea meeting and other cultural titbits
Jamaica Observer

I was quite impressed with my grand nephew’s performance as Mordecai in his Sunday School play, Esther, at the Bethel Baptist Church last Sunday. At his age, I had just made my debut on stage in a community...

Social, economic and cultural factors influencing insecurity and public safety in the region
Jamaica Observer

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in 2012, conducted a survey on crimes in seven Caribbean countries — Jamaica, Barbados, Antigua and Barbuda, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, St Lucia, and Guyana. The...

PHOTO: For a better JCF...
Jamaica Observer

As National Security Minister Robert Montague makes the headlines with new strategies to combat the crime monster, attorney-at-law Linton P Gordon takes a look at making the Jamaica Constabulary Force more successful in...

Customs Agency puts foot down on client’s shoes
Jamaica Observer

Dear Claudienne, Local Opinion Sun, 26 Jun 2016 00:00:00 GMT PHOTO: For a better JCF... http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/PHOTO--For-a-better-JCF---_65043 As National Security Minister Robert Montague makes the...

That 1972 KPH finding on ganja
Jamaica Observer

Public attention has been focused in recent weeks on the prospective use of ganja for certain medical purposes. Local Opinion Sun, 26 Jun 2016 00:00:00 GMT Customs Agency puts foot down on client’s shoes...

Brexit creates EU-Britain nightmare for the Caribbean
Jamaica Observer

The 12 English-speaking independent countries of the Caribbean Community (Caricom) have, at the most, two years to formulate a plan for dealing with the serious consequences of the British exit (Brexit) from the European...

The OAS: Not a moment for pride
Jamaica Observer

On June 23, the Permanent Council of the Organisation of American States (OAS) held a meeting called by the Secretary General Luis Almagro, under Article 20 of the Inter-Democratic Charter, to present a report on...

Legality of non-state flag and international law
Jamaica Observer

As a starting point, I too join the United States and the various families that were affected by the horrific and barbaric act at the Orlando nightclub shooting. The American Embassy in Kingston, Jamaica, raised the...

For a better JCF...
Jamaica Observer

The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) was originally established as part of the colonial system of Jamaica. It was, in fact, established after the 1865 rebellion and its primary function upon establishment was to keep the...

Courtney Browne is new Chairman of selectors; Clive Lloyd serve as Special Ambassador
Dominica News Online

  St John’s, ANTIGUA – Former wicketkeeper, coach, and talent manager, Courtney Browne will be the new Chairman of Selectors for the West Indies Cricket Board. Browne has been on the senior men’s...

Bulldogs lose all in Centrobasket
Antigua Observer

The Antigua & Barbuda senior men’s basketball team ended their 2016 Centrobasket Tournament winless, going under 117-66 to Puerto Rico, losing by 51 points in their second largest defeat of the competition.

Hector To Lead Historic Women’s Cricket Team
Antigua Observer

A 13-member national women’s cricket team will represent Antigua & Barbuda in this year’s Leeward Island’s Cricket Board (LICB) Women’s Tournament slated for June 25-30 in St Kitts.

Browne is new Chairman of Selectors
Kaieteur News

St John’s, Antigua – Former wicketkeeper, coach, and talent manager, Courtney Browne will be the new Chairman of Selectors for the West Indies Cricket Board. Browne has been on the senior men’s selection...

Otto welcomes Hurricanes selection, hopes to draw from others
Antigua Observer

First time selectee to the Leeward Islands cricket team, Antiguan Jermaine Otto said he will draw from the experience of other national players as he hopes to cement his place in the sub-regional squad.

Matthew: Bulldogs out-classed in Panama
Antigua Observer

President of the Antigua & Barbuda Basketball Association (ABBA) Daryll Matthew said that the senior national men’s basketball team, the Wadadli Bulldogs, are “out of their league” at the ongoing...

Bulldogs lose again in Centrobasket
Antigua Observer

Antigua & Barbuda Bulldogs crashed to their second defeat in as many matches in the 2016 Centrobasket senior men’s basketball tournament in Panama on Monday.

Bulldogs crushed in Centrobasket opener
Antigua Observer

The Antigua & Barbuda Bulldogs suffered a heavy loss in their opening Group A match of the 2016 Centrobasket senior men’s basketball tournament, going down 103-48 to hosts Panama.

U-20s top qualifiers after 1-1 draw with St Lucia
Trinidad Guardian

Isaiah Hudson scored a 62nd volley equaliser as T&T Under-20 Soca Warriors earned a 1-1 draw with St Lucia to top their Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Group Two qualifier at the Ato Boldon Stadium, Couva  on...

T&T beach vballers off to Olympic qualifiers
Trinidad Guardian

T&T men’s beach volleyball team will depart for Guaymas, Mexico today where they will contest the Fourth Round of NORCECA Inter-Continental Men’s Olympic Beach Volleyball qualifiers to the Rio de Janeiro...

WI to host England in ODI series
Jamaica Gleaner

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC):West Indies will host England in a three-match One-Day international series early next year, the West Indies Cricket Board announced yesterday.The tour will run from February 22 to March 9 and...

Windies to host England in ODI series next year
Jamaica Observer

ST JOHN’S, Antigua (CMC) – West Indies will host England in a three-match One-Day international series early next year, the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) announced yesterday. Local Sports Sat, 18 Jun 2016...

Bravo praises decision to stage Florida games
Jamaica Observer

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) – Experienced Twenty20 campaigner, Dwayne Bravo, has hailed the move by Caribbean Premier League organisers to stage games in the United States. Local Sports Sat, 18 Jun 2016 00:00:00...

Shamar Nicholson keeps fire of hope burning in the darkness
Jamaica Observer

BOCA CHICA, Dominican Republic — Shamar Nicholson went scoreless as Jamaica’s Under-20 footballers were again appallingly poor in Group Four of the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) qualifiers here. Local Sports...

Bowlers got it wrong against Proteas, laments Holder
Jamaica Observer

BASSETERRE, St Kitts (CMC) – West Indies captain Jason Holder has chided the performance of his bowlers for Wednesday’s defeat to South Africa in the sixth game of the Tri-Nations Series. Local Sports Sat, 18...

Buzz Nightmare to ignite sparks at Caymanas Park today
Jamaica Observer

Another well put together Hall of Fame Race Day is on at Caymanas Park today with a lively 11-race card headlined by the Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame Stakes Trophy. Local Sports Sat, 18 Jun 2016 00:00:00 GMT Bowlers...

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