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Man drowns after digging beach hole in France

Monday, August, 13 2018 11:01 am    

PARIS, France (AFP) — A 21-year-old man drowned in western France at the weekend after being swamped by the tide in a hole he had dug on the beach, local officials said. Read More

Rowley to contest leadership of ruling party

Monday, August, 13 2018 10:12 am    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — The leader of the ruling People's National Movement (PNM), Dr Keith Rowley said he will head a slate contesting the leadership of the party when it holds internal elections on September 30. Read More

Bartlett preparing craft traders for changing market

Monday, August, 13 2018 10:03 am    

ST JAMES, Jamaica — Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett has called on craft traders and producers in the resort city of Montego Bay to put themselves in order and prepare for increased sales opportunities. Read More

Cows help rehabilitate prisoners in Sweden

Monday, August, 13 2018 9:58 am    

MARIESTAD, Sweden (AFP) — It's barely 6:00 am and Alfred is already busy milking cows. But when his chores on the farm are done, he won't be going home — he'll be returning to his prison cell. Read More

Aretha Franklin said to be seriously ill

Monday, August, 13 2018 9:44 am    

NEW YORK, United States (AP) — Aretha Franklin is seriously ill, according to a person close to the singer.Speaking on the condition of anonymity the told The Associated Press on Monday that Franklin is seriously ill. No more details were provided. Read More

Weather forecast: Morning showers expected across eastern parishes; partly cloudy elsewhere

Monday, August, 13 2018 9:01 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Meteorological (Met) Service of Jamaica is reporting that morning showers are expected across eastern parishes, while elsewhere should be partly cloudy. Read More

Prayer for the Day

Monday, August, 13 2018 8:55 am    

O divine saviour! I thank thee for having perpetuated thy humble, obedient, self-sacrificing and recollected silence of Nazareth in the tabernacle. How thy example puts me to shame! Forgive me for my bold, self-seeking, and superficial talkativeness. Teach me to understand the words: "In silence... Read More

Flash Flood Warning discontinued for eastern parishes, St Andrew

Sunday, August, 12 2018 4:51 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Meteorological (Met) Service of Jamaica has discontinued the Flash Flood Watch it issued earlier today for low-lying and flood-prone areas of St Mary, Portland, St Thomas and Kingston and St Andrew. Read More

Thomas, Brathwaite hurt TKR as Patriots win

Sunday, August, 12 2018 2:56 pm    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Twenty20 World Cup star Carlos Brathwaite shone with both bat and ball as St Kitts and Nevis Patriots inflicted reigning champions Trinbago Knight Riders with their second defeat of the Caribbean Premier League here late lastnight. Read More

France to set penalties on non-recycled plastic

Sunday, August, 12 2018 2:34 pm    

PARIS, France (AFP) — France plans to introduce a penalty system next year that would increase the costs of consumer goods with packaging made of non-recycled plastic, part of a pledge to use only recycled plastic nationwide by 2025, an environment ministry official said today.Brune... Read More

Flash flood warning issued for eastern parishes, St Andrew

Sunday, August, 12 2018 1:29 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Meterological (Met) Service of Jamaica has issued a Flash Flood Watch for low-lying and flood-prone areas of St Mary, Portland, St Thomas and Kingston and St Andrew.The watch becomes effective until 5:00 pm today. Read More

Man stabbed to death by woman over clothes line row

Sunday, August, 12 2018 1:24 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Reports have been coming in to OBSERVER ONLINE that a man said to be in his early 20's was stabbed and killed by a young woman in the Gregory Park/Caymanas area of St Catherine. Read More

Manchester City cop 2-0 win over Arsenal

Sunday, August, 12 2018 12:08 pm    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Goals by Raheem Sterling and Bernardo Silva gave champions Manchester City a 2-0 win over Arsenal in their opening Premier League match today. Read More

Canada institutes new measures in processing permanent resident applications for C'bean nationals

Sunday, August, 12 2018 11:43 am    

OTTAWA, Canada (CMC) — The Canadian immigration agency – Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), has instituted new measures in processing permanent resident applications for Caribbean and other immigrants. Read More

Salah helps Liverpool open season with 4-0 win vs West Ham

Sunday, August, 12 2018 11:10 am    

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Mohamed Salah set Liverpool on its way to a 4-0 victory over West Ham in an assertive start to the Premier League season by Juergen Klopp's side. Read More


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