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THE HEAT was on at the Spring Garden Highway during the Bridgetown Camtri Sprint Triathlon American Cup yesterday when more than 50 world-class athletes vied for this year’s titles. In the men’s elite...

Barbados Women too - hot for Jamaica
Jamaica Gleaner

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent (CMC):Teenaged West Indies batting star Hayley Matthews made her presence felt, stroking an unbeaten half-century to fire Barbados to a comfortable seven-wicket win over Jamaica in the second round...

Aguilleira puts T&T back on track
Trinidad Guardian

KINGSTOWN– Aguilleira was not out on 30 and dominated an unbroken 43-run, fifth-wicket stand with opener Felicia Walters to take T&T past their target of 83 with 123 balls remaining. Earlier, rookie Caneisha...

Lawrence calls 24 for Grenada friendly
Trinidad Guardian

Soca Warriors coach Dennis Lawrence has included uncapped former national youth striker Jerrel Britto in a 24-man squad which returns to the training field tomorrow for preparations ahead of Saturday’s international...

$200 000 to host Davis Cup
Nation News

  APPARENTLY, VICTORY COMES at a cost. A steep one too. The Barbados Tennis Association (BTA) does have a price to pay to return to Group I, having revealed that it will cost close to $200 000...

Blackbirds stifle the Under-21s
Nation News

DOUBLE CROWN champions UWI Signia Blackbirds ‘A’ began their defence of the Division 1 league netball crown with an easy 59-31 win over Barbados Under-21 on Friday night at the Netball Stadium. The...

Senate passes Property Tax Bills
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica -- The Senate yesterday approved the two Bills facilitating the changes to the new property tax regime implemented on April 1. Local News Sat, 22 Apr 2017 09:33:27 GMT Agriculture ministry to establish...

Heavy rain in Portland causes power outages, downed trees
Jamaica Observer

PORTLAND, Jamaica — Heavy rains swept through Portland Friday evening causing power outages and downing trees. Local News Sat, 22 Apr 2017 09:51:04 GMT Senate passes Property Tax Bills...

Four girls missing from Maxfield Park Children’s Home
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Ananda Alerts have been activated for four wards of the State from the Maxfield Park Children’s Home on Maxfield Avenue in Kingston 13 who went missing yesterday. Local News Sat, 22 Apr 2017...

Guyana doctors being trained to detect microcephaly in pregnant women
Jamaica Observer

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — Doctors from all regions across Guyana are being trained to detect microcephaly in expectant mothers. Local News Sat, 22 Apr 2017 10:31:55 GMT Four girls missing from Maxfield Park...

Several areas of St Thomas impassable after heavy rains
Jamaica Observer

ST THOMAS, Jamaica — The police are advising that several areas of St Thomas have been blocked after a night of heavy rains in the parish. Local News Sat, 22 Apr 2017 11:01:38 GMT Guyana doctors being trained to...

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Jamaica Observer

Dear editor, Local News Sat, 22 Apr 2017 11:28:05 GMT Several areas of St Thomas impassable after heavy rains http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/Several-areas-of-St-Thomas-impassable-after-heavy-rains ST THOMAS, Jamaica...

Corporate area water storage levels at 99% – NWC
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — The National Water Commission (NWC) is reporting that its two major storage facilities in the corporate area are at 99 per cent of their capacity. Local News Sat, 22 Apr 2017 11:44:47 GMT...

Agriculture ministry to establish school gardens in eastern St Thomas
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — The Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries will be setting up school gardens at six institutions in eastern St Thomas. Local News Sat, 22 Apr 2017 09:17:16 GMT UNDP...

CTO wants to position Caribbean as a sustainable tourism region
Jamaica Observer

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — The Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO) has declared its support for actions that make a difference as the world celebrates Earth Day, today. Local News Sat, 22 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT...

UNDP appoints new administrator
Jamaica Observer

PRESIDENT of the Executive Board of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), on Wednesday this week welcomed the appointment of Achim Steiner as the organisation’s new administrator. Local News Sat, 22 Apr...

UWI: New chancellor not appointed yet
Jamaica Observer

THE University of the West Indies (UWI) yesterday expressed surprise about the announcement made by Trinidad and Tobago’s Minister of Education Anthony Garcia, at a post-Cabinet media briefing Thursday, that...

JIPO marks Intellectual Property Week April 23 to 28
Jamaica Observer

THE Jamaica Intellectual Property Office (JIPO) will be observing Intellectual Property (IP) Week from April 23 to 28, under the theme ‘Innovation — Improving Lives’. Local News Sat, 22 Apr 2017 00:00:00...

Cumberland High getting help from ministry
Jamaica Observer

EDUCATION Minister Senator Ruel Reid says the ministry will be working closely with the Cumberland High School in Portmore, St Catherine, to ease the strained relationship between students and staff. Local News Sat, 22...

Child Month Committee appeals for more support
Jamaica Observer

CHAIR of the National Child Month Committee (NCMC) Dr Pauline Mullings, is appealing to Jamaicans to support the work of the Committee. Local News Sat, 22 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT Cumberland High getting help from ministry...

Not satisfied!    
Jamaica Observer

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Family members of 27-year-old Federhori McIntosh, who was killed in a bizarre accident at RIU Reggae in Ironshore, St James on Thursday, have expressed disappointment at the hotel’s...

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...

Williams, Hinds excel
Nation News

WAYLAND BAPTIST’S Barbadian duo Tre Hinds and Elizabeth Williams were among the honorees at the weekly outdoor track and field awards of the Sooner Athletic Conference in Texas. Former CARIFTA athletes...

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