T&T beach v/ballers target ninth spots
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The T&T beach volleyball teams of Marlon Phillip/Daneil Williams and Apphia Glasgow/La Teisha “Chucky” Joseph had poor starts to the second stop of the NORCECA Beach Volleyball Circuit at Seven Miles Beach,...

Programme launched to train people in 3D Animation
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KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — A project which seeks to train 150 young people annually for the global US$230-billion animation industry was launched on Wednesday. Local News Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:39:43 GMT West Indies 71-4...

J'cans urged to support work of child month committee
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Chair of the National Child Month Committee (NCMC), Dr Pauline Mullings, is appealing to Jamaicans to support the work of the committee. Local News Fri, 21 Apr 2017 13:31:32 GMT Programme...

US Immigration Services wants end to temporary protection for Haitians
Jamaica Observer

WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) — The acting director of US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), James McCament, has issued a recommendation that the United States end temporary protections by next January...

Singer Cuba Gooding Sr found dead in car in Los Angeles
Jamaica Observer

LOS ANGELES, California (AP) — Cuba Gooding Sr, who sang the 1972 hit "Everybody Plays the Fool," has died. Local News Fri, 21 Apr 2017 08:43:32 GMT Man murdered at St James cemetery...

Gov't reviewing role of municipal police
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Desmond McKenzie, says a review is currently being undertaken on the role and function of municipal police personnel. Local News Fri,...

Under 18 Men’s Beach soccer screening
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The T&T Football Association along with the Beach Soccer Association of T&T will stage opening Screening sessions this weekend geared towards National Under 18 Men’s selection for the 2017 Commonwealth Youth...

Guyana police investigate plot to kill President David Granger
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GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — Minister of State Joseph Harmon has confirmed reports that the police are now investigating an assassination plot against President David Granger. Local News Thu, 20 Apr 2017 13:48:33 GMT...

T&T businessman selected as UWI Chancellor
Jamaica Observer

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Trinidadian businessman, Robert Bermudez has been selected as the next Chancellor of the University of the West Indies (UWI). Local News Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:22:57 GMT Guyana police...

Nigeria charges 53 over gay wedding
Jamaica Observer

KANO, Nigeria (AFP) — Nigerian prosecutors have charged 53 men with conspiracy to organise a gay wedding and related crimes punishable by up to 14 years in jail, a court clerk told AFP Thursday. Local News Thu, 20...

14-y-o girl murdered by armed men
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the murder of a 14-year-old girl on Woodpecker Avenue in Kingston 11. Local News Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:54:16 GMT Nigeria charges 53 over...

PM implores workers to deliver quality service
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KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Prime Minister Andrew Holness is imploring workers to strive to provide the best quality service in the fulfilment of their duties. Local News Thu, 20 Apr 2017 15:33:12 GMT 14-y-o girl...

US teacher accused of kidnapping student arrested
Jamaica Observer

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — A teacher from the US state of Tennessee accused of kidnapping a 15-year-old student has been arrested in northern California and the girl was found safe, authorities said Thursday....

Digicel partners with ETECSA to provide lower roaming rates for Cuba travellers
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KINGSTON, Jamaica — Telecommunications company Digicel today announced its new Cuba roaming SIM card offered in conjunction with Cuban telecoms provider, ETECSA, offering lower mobile roaming rates for travellers in...

Retired nurse donates land to Black River Hospital
Jamaica Observer

ST ELIZABETH, Jamaica — Tatleen Vassell, a retired nurse who is now living overseas on Tuesday donated 5.0627 hectares of land, valued at $8.6 million, to the Black River Hospital (BRH) in St Elizabeth. Local News...

Johnson Smith reports 82% decrease in number of J'cans refused entry to T&T
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Kamina Johnson Smith this morning reported a year-on-year reduction in the number of instances involving Jamaicans being refused entry into Trinidad...

GM quits Venezuela after gov't seizes factory
Jamaica Observer

VALENCIA, Venezuela (AP) — General Motors announced Thursday that it was shuttering operations in Venezuela after authorities seized its only factory, a dramatic escalation of the chaos engulfing the South American...

Alleged Romanian scammer remanded
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Romanian Claudio Precup, who has been accused of being the mastermind behind an automated teller machine (ATM) scam that has created apprehension in the banking sector, was this morning remanded...

Germaine Mason's death stuns athletics world
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — News of the death of Olympic athlete Germaine Mason stunned the local and international athletics community, leading to an outpour of grief and condolences on social media. Local News Thu, 20 Apr...

Gov't monitoring Venezuela unrest, ready to assist 50 J'cans located there
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Kamina Johnson Smith this morning reported that the Government of Jamaica is closely monitoring ongoing civil unrest in Venezuela. Local News...

Judge orders that Tesha Miller should be released or charged
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Parish Judge Vaughn Smith has ordered the police to either charge reputed Klansman don Tesha Miller or release him by 4:00 pm today. Local News Thu, 20 Apr 2017 13:05:27 GMT Gov't monitoring...

IMF offers plea against protectionism as Trump, Brexit loom
Jamaica Observer

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — The International Monetary Fund (IMF) renewed its warnings against protectionism on Thursday as nationalist political trends threaten trade integration on both sides of the Atlantic....

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,...

T&T beach volleyball quartet leave for Cayman tourney
Trinidad Guardian

T&T quartet of Marlon Phillip, Daneil Williams, Apphia Glasgow and La Teisha Joseph departs today for Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands where they will compete in the second stop of the NORCECA Beach Volleyball Circuit,...

O-WRAP: Son of world’s oldest woman dies… Airlines withdraw from Cuba… PNP cries foul
Jamaica Observer

In case you missed it, here are OBSERVER ONLINE’s top 10 stories for today. Local News Wed, 19 Apr 2017 19:00:11 GMT US 'concerned' about Venezuela mass protests after boy, woman killed...

#SectoralDebate: McKenzie says $550m in National Disaster Fund
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — A total of $550 million is now available in country’s National Disaster Fund, says Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Desmond McKenzie. Local News Wed, 19 Apr 2017...

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