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CIA knew in August that Putin sought to boost Trump 10:27 am

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — The CIA had top-level intelligence last August that Russian President Vladimir Putin personally ordered an operation to help Donald Trump win the US presidential race, the Washington Post reported Friday. Read More

EU leaders slam Britain's Brexit citizens plan

Friday, June, 23 2017 9:09 am    

BRUSSELS, Belgium (AFP) — EU leaders warned Friday Britain's plans to protect the rights of European citizens post-Brexit risked leaving them worse off, after Prime Minister Theresa May gave what she insisted was a "fair" offer. Read More

Belize rejects IMF recommendation for increased taxes

Friday, June, 23 2017 8:39 am    

BELMOPAN, Belize (CMC) — The Belize government says it has no intention of implementing a recommendation by the International Monetary Fund for the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country to increase the General Sales Tax (GST) to 15 per cent. Read More

Windies win toss, put India in to bat

Friday, June, 23 2017 8:32 am    

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago (AFP) — West Indies captain Jason Holder won the toss and put India in to bat first in the opening One-Day International of a five-match series at the Queen's Park Oval in Trinidad on Friday. Read More

Jamaica perfects art of developing sprinters

Friday, June, 23 2017 8:19 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AFP) — When Usain Bolt hangs up his running spikes after the World Championships in August, the athletics world will bid farewell to arguably the greatest sprinter the sport has ever seen. Read More

Small businesses to benefit from NDFJ/MSME Alliance partnership

Friday, June, 23 2017 7:57 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) – Over the next three years, small business owners will benefit from training and other support services under a partnership between the National Development Foundation of Jamaica (NDFJ) and the Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSME)... Read More

Gov't set sights on artificial intelligence

Friday, June, 23 2017 7:50 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — The Government is looking to position Jamaica to take advantage of the benefits of artificial intelligence (AI) in boosting economic growth and job creation. AI is the area of computer science that is focused on the creation of intelligent machines that operate... Read More

Police mull manslaughter charges over London blaze

Friday, June, 23 2017 7:41 am    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Manslaughter charges could be filed over London's deadly tower blaze, police said Friday after finding that exterior cladding on the building had failed safety tests and that the fire started with a faulty fridge. Read More

O-Wrap: Peter Tosh's son in coma… 12 shot last night…Cops kill gunman

Thursday, June, 22 2017 7:00 pm    

In case you missed it, here are OBSERVER ONLINE's top 10 stories for today:1. Peter Tosh's son left in coma following jail beating, family says Read More

'I'll be back', says Bailey-Cole after National Senior Champs injury

Thursday, June, 22 2017 9:19 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Commonwealth Games champion Kemar Bailey-Cole has promised to return to the track after he pulled up injured in his first round 100m race at the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) National Senior Championships today. Read More

VCB withdraws from National Senior Championships

Thursday, June, 22 2017 8:37 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Multiple World Championships and Olympic Games medallist, Veronica Campbell-Brown, has withdrawn from the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) National Senior Championships following her failure to show up for the first round of the women's 100m on... Read More

Boyz defeat French Guiana to book Caribbean Cup final spot

Thursday, June, 22 2017 8:23 pm    

FORT DE FRANCE, Martinique — Defending champions Jamaica defeated French Guiana 4-2 on penalties to book their spot in the final of the Scotiabank CFU Men's Caribbean Cup at the Stade Pierre Aliker this evening. Read More




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