Gov’t approves transfer of key mining licences to Carube Copper
Jamaica Observer

TRANSPORT and Mining Minister Lester “Mike” Henry has confirmed that the official transfer documents for seven special Exploration and Processing Licences, previously held by OZ Minerals, have been handed over...

NEPA urges public to change habits as Jamaica observes Earth Day
Jamaica Observer

THE National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) — the government body charged with simultaneously regulating the protection of Jamaica’s natural resources and facilitating responsible development across the...

Work starts on Special Security Operation Zones
Jamaica Observer

PRIME Minister Andrew Holness says that the baseline work for the Special Security Operation Zones continues even while the country awaits the enforcement of the Act. Local News Sat, 22 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT NEPA urges...

Walker appealing verdict
Jamaica Observer

Former Commissioner of Customs Danville Walker says he is appealing yesterday’s guilty verdict in his long-running case with the Office of the Contractor General (OCG). Local News Sat, 22 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT Work...

Weekly Round-up: Retired Olympic athlete Mason dies... Romanian scammer arrested in HWT... Tesha Miller fined $100
Jamaica Observer

According to police reports, Mason lost control of the motorcycle he was travelling on about 4:20am and the vehicle ran off the road causing him to fall from it. He was pronounced dead at hospital. The athlete who...

Gov’t senator proposes property tax amnesty
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Government Senator Don Wehby is proposing an amnesty for the collection of property tax arrears in order to allow time for people to get regularised. Local News Fri, 21 Apr 2017 19:23:19 GMT...

Tributes and discord one year after Prince death
Jamaica Observer

CHANHASSEN, United States (AFP) — One year after Prince's death, the pop legend's purple-clad fans converged Friday on his estate for a festive celebration, but some found it marred by commercialism and questions...

Injured Riu worker to be flown overseas for treatment, mayor says
Jamaica Observer

ST JAMES, Jamaica — Plans are in place for one of the four members of the Hotel RIU Reggae maintenance team, who was injured during an explosion at the facility yesterday, to be flown out of the island to seek...

Canadian company given licences to mine for gold, copper in St Catherine
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Canadian company Carube Copper Corp has been granted permission to mine for copper and gold in Jamaica, a transport and mining ministry release said today. Local News Fri, 21 Apr 2017 15:37:11 GMT...

May Pen Hospital to get radiology centre — Mike Henry
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Patients at the May Pen Hospital in Clarendon will benefit from the establishment of an Erin Radiology Centre as of May 1. Local News Fri, 21 Apr 2017 15:56:26 GMT Canadian company given...

JAS wants compensation fund for praedial larceny victims
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Jamaica Agricultural Society (JAS) says it wants a compensation fund for victims of praedial larceny, among other measures, to "send a strong and clear message to the farm thieves". Local News...

McKenzie says investigation being conducted into RIU explosion
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Local Government Minister Desmond McKenzie says departments of the Ministry, particularly the Jamaica Fire Brigade and the St James Municipal Corporation, will be conducting investigations into...

U-18 table tennis boys qualify for Pan Am Youth tourney
Trinidad Guardian

Following their third placed finish at the just concluded Boys Under-18 Team competition at the Caribbean Pre-Cadet, Cadet and Junior Table Tennis Championship in Georgetown, Guyana, courtesy a 3-1 win over host Guyana,...

Maxwell, O’Young secure silver
Trinidad Guardian

Joshua Maxwell and Luc O’Young doubled T&T’s medal tally at the Caribbean Pre-Cadet, Cadet and Junior Table Tennis Championship to two when they got silver in the Under-18 Boys Doubles in Georgetown, Guyana,...

Relay girls splash record
Trinidad Guardian

The T&T 13-14 girls 400m medley relay quartet of Jahmia Harley, Gabriela Donahue, Regan Allen and Jada Chatoor won gold in a record time as the swimmers in the red, white and black caps added nine more medals (four...

Maxwell powers T&T U-18 boys to bronze
Trinidad Guardian

Joshua Maxwell won both his matches as T&T avenged a round-robin loss to host Guyana with a 3-1 triumph in their bronze medal playoff in the Boys Under-18 Team competition at the Caribbean Pre-Cadet, Cadet and Junior...

Ping pong players struggle in Guyana
Trinidad Guardian

T&T had a tough start to their quest for medals when the Caribbean Pre-Cadet, Cadet and Junior Table Tennis Championship which served off at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall, Georgetown, Guyana, on Friday. In the Boys...

Football development will continue to be our focus – GFF President, Wayne Forde
Kaieteur News

Just back from representing Guyana at the XXXII CONCACAF Ordinary Congress in Aruba on the weekend and preparing to welcome FIFA President Gianni Infantino to these shores today, GFF President Wayne Forde who along with...

Team Bahamas wins CARIFTA Judo
Nassau Guardian

Following a grueling weekend of competition on the mats at the Kendal G.L. Isaacs National Gymnasium, Team Bahamas emerged as the victors of the first ever CARIFTA Judo Championships. Although judo is still fairly new to...

Infantino’s FIFA/TTFA team to play Gov’t team tomorrow
Trinidad Guardian

FIFA president Gianni Infantino is scheduled to arrive in Port-of-Spain tomorrow morning for a series of events related to football and football development. Among the fun-filled and light-hearted activities booked to...

GFF Youth Development Programme to be presented at XXXII CONCACAF Ordinary Congress
Kaieteur News

The Youth Development Progamme of the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) will be a key highlight at the XXXII CONCACAF Ordinary Congress in Aruba tomorrow via a formal presentation from the President of the Guyana Football...

CONCACAF chief looking forward to world cup
Nassau Guardian

Speaking via conference call yesterday, the president of the most powerful football body in the region said that the game of beach soccer has exploded onto the scene, and he’s looking forward to witnessing the...

BLTA president calls for cash
Royal Gazette

Bermudas Junior Davis Cup team placed an impressive seventh out of 18 countries at the NorthCentral America and Caribbean prequalifying event in El Salvador. The local youngsters beat Jamaica and sixth seeds Puerto Rico...

Tennis: Bermuda Defeat Barbados To Finish 7th
Bernews

Bermuda’s Junior Davis Cup team placed an impressive 7th out of 18 countries beating Jamaica and Puerto Rico [6th seed] to qualify for the main elimination draw, and in the main draw, they narrowly missed defeating...

Bermuda run out of steam on home stretch
Royal Gazette

Bermuda suffered their second straight defeat at the Junior Davis Cup NorthCentral America and Caribbean prequalifying tournament in El Salvador yesterday. The team of Trey Mallory, Tariq Simons and Scott Redmond went...

CARIFTA judo just one week away
Nassau Guardian

With less than a week to go before the start of the 2017 CARIFTA Judo Championships, excitement is at a high level among local athletes and coaches as they prepare to take on some of the best athletes in the region....

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