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Venezuela is key topic between Trump and Caribbean leaders

Friday, March, 22 2019 1:47 pm    

FLORIDA, United States (AP) — The political and economic crisis in Venezuela tops the agenda of President Donald Trump's meeting Friday with leaders from the Caribbean, a region that has been far from united in joining the US call for the ouster of President Nicolas Maduro. Read More

CARICOM announces new standards for energy efficiency in the region

Friday, March, 22 2019 12:45 pm    

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — The Guyana-based Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat Energy Unit along with the CARICOM Regional Organisation for Standards and Quality (CROSQ) and the International Code Council, ASHRAE, have announced the release of new standards for energy efficient... Read More

27-y-o woman missing after job search in St James

Friday, March, 22 2019 11:57 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The police are in search of a 27-year-old woman who has been reported missing since last Saturday after reportedly going for a job interview in St James.She is Tiffany Murray of Palmetto Grove, Highgate in St Mary. Read More

Britain's Prince Charles heads to Cuba amid US tensions

Friday, March, 22 2019 9:55 am    

HAVANA, Cuba (AFP) — Britain's Prince Charles and his wife Camilla will make the first royal visit to communist-run Cuba on Sunday at a time when ally Washington is seeking to ramp up sanctions against the island. Read More

CARDI urges regional farmers to implement measures to adapt to drought

Friday, March, 22 2019 9:15 am    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – The Caribbean Agricultural research Development Institute (CARDI) is urging regional farmers to implement water conservation strategies to deal with the drought situation now confronting the Caribbean. Read More

May leaves Brexit summit with more time, less respect

Friday, March, 22 2019 8:56 am    

BRUSSELS, Belgium (AFP) — Over an agonising two-hour grilling, British Prime Minister Theresa May failed to convince exasperated European leaders she has any plan to deliver an orderly Brexit if MPs vote her withdrawal deal down. Read More

PM breaks ground for apartment complex in New Kingston

Friday, March, 22 2019 8:30 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Prime Minister Andrew Holness on Thursday broke ground for Guardian Life Limited's 176-unit luxury apartment complex in New Kingston. Read More

UN rights council blasts IAAF over testosterone rules for female athletes

Friday, March, 22 2019 8:20 am    

GENEVA, Switzerland (AFP) — The UN Human Rights Council has condemned the IAAF's attempt to regulate the testosterone levels of female athletes, as nations unanimously backed the cause of South African runner Caster Semenya. Read More

PAHO says Caribbean can end tuberculosis by 2030

Friday, March, 22 2019 7:56 am    

WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) —The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) says the Caribbean as well as the rest of the Americas, can reach the goal of ending tuberculosis (TB) in the next decade if countries are able to accelerate progress achieved so far, including reducing even more... Read More

Preparations for PEP completed – Terrelonge

Friday, March, 22 2019 7:45 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — State Minister for Education, Youth and Information, Alando Terrelonge, says all preparations by the ministry for the administration of the upcoming Primary Exit Profile (PEP) examinations have been completed. Read More

67-y-o American man dies in Manchester crash

Friday, March, 22 2019 7:17 am    

MANCHESTER, Jamaica — An American man died Wednesday after sustaining injuries in a motor vehicle collision on the Content main road in Manchester. Read More

Prayer for the day

Friday, March, 22 2019 6:47 am    

Lord Jesus, when you walked the earth, your humility obscured your Kingship.Your meekness confused the arrogant, hindering them from grasping your purpose, your nobleness attending to the destitute. Teach me to model after your eminence.Amen Read More

O-Wrap: Ex-cop gunned down... J'cans charged with importing ganja to Cayman... Grange hails Special Olympians

Thursday, March, 21 2019 7:01 pm    

In case you missed it, here are OBSERVER ONLINE's top 10 stories for today:1. Ex-cop gunned down at Cash Pot outlet Read More

EU leaders offer two options for short Brexit delay

Thursday, March, 21 2019 7:47 pm    

BRUSSELS, Belgium (AFP) — European leaders and Prime Minister Theresa May agreed Thursday on a short delay to Britain's divorce from the European Union in the hope of ensuring an orderly Brexit. Read More

Curfews imposed in Kingston West, Kingston 13

Thursday, March, 21 2019 7:05 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The police have imposed curfews in sections of Trench Town and Admiral Town in Kingston West and Whitefield Town, Kingston 13.Both curfews began at 5:00 am this morning and will continue until 5:00 am, Saturday according to the police. Read More


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