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Wheels and Wheels Manchester cricket competition bowls off May 3

April 24, 2019

  WHEELS and Wheels Auto Imports Limited will sponsor the 2019 Manchester Primary and Prep Schools cricket competition to a tune of $2.5 million. This year's competition has attracted 34 schools and is scheduled to begin on Friday, May 3. Group ch more

SOI urges Caribbean to chart course for people with intellectual disabilities

April 24, 2019

As Special Olympics International (SOI) moves to fuel the unified sports initiative, the gauntlet has been thrown down to Caribbean countries to play their part in charting a course for people with intellectual disabilities. During the World Summer more

Work ethic 'tremendous', says coach Estwick

April 24, 2019

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Assistant Coach Roddy Estwick has hailed the work ethic of the West Indies squad during the ongoing training camp. The Caribbean side is preparing for the Tri-Nation Series in Ireland involving Bangladesh starting more

Birth of an anthem

April 24, 2019

  The Jamaica Observer continues its 'Reggae 50' feature on people, organisations, and events that have made an impact on reggae over the past 50 years.   Though long considered reggae's anthem, Satta Massa Gana by The Abyssinans has never enjoy more

Fans cry foul as Foote overlooked for Austin Sealy Award at Carifta Games

April 24, 2019

Jamaica exerted their dominance over the rest of the Caribbean once again at the 48th staging of the Carifta track and field championships on the weekend in Grand Cayman. The country claimed a haul of 85 medals including 36 gold, 33 silver, and 16 more

Lyn leads as Jamaica land 12 more medals at Carifta Swim Championships

April 24, 2019

Jamaica won 12 medals on the third day at the Carifta Swimming Championships — four gold, four silver and four bronze — to bring to 46 the number of medals earned so far in Barbados. The four gold medals were won by the girls. Sabrina more

Stadium East to host Flow Concacaf Caribbean Club Championship

April 24, 2019

The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) announced yesterday that Kingston, Jamaica, will host the Final Round of the 2019 Flow Concacaf Caribbean Club Championship, scheduled to be played May 12-19. more

Tufton says no measles case here

April 24, 2019

Heath Minister Dr Christopher Tufton confirmed yesterday that there are no cases of measles detected in Jamaica. However, he expressed concern about the slow response to the vaccination programme. Dr Tufton was responding to questions from the Oppos more

Got a green sheet after your US ...What it means

April 24, 2019

Q: I received a half-page green sheet after my interview for a visiting visa. What does it mean?   A: Thank you for your interest in visiting the United States. If your non-immigrant visa or “visiting visa” application was denied, you more

Do not write the PNP obituary just yet

April 24, 2019

Coming out of the last by-elections in Portland Eastern with more than a bloody nose, the People's National Party (PNP) has been bruised, battered, and, for some, seems headed for the scrap heap. Its leader, Dr Peter Phillips, is a man besieged espec more

Guardians hope missing teacher will be found alive

April 24, 2019

GUARDIANS of missing teacher Samuel Martin say they are hopeful that he will be found alive. “We don't know where he is right now or the condition that he is in, but we pray that God will touch the person or persons responsible for Martin's ab more

No motive yet for Bellefield triple murder

April 24, 2019

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Police were, up to last night, still trying to determine the motive for the murder of a farmer, his common-law wife and his stepson at their home in Bellefield yesterday. Police report that the bodies of Uriah Morgan a more

Venezuelan chargé takes issue with Observer story

April 24, 2019

CHARGÉ d'Affaires at the Venezuelan Embassy Luisa Gutierrez has taken issue with yesterday's Jamaica Observer story reporting on concerns raised about the sustainability of the two-year Spanish programme at the Venezuelan Institute for Culture and Co more

Jaguars, Knights notch up second-straight win

April 24, 2019

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Former champions Granville Jaguars and last season's beaten finalists Cricket Club Knights made it two wins in a row to start the Western Basketball Association's Elite League, after big wins over Lucea Flames and Cornwa more

Watson 96 fires Chennai top of IPL

April 24, 2019

Chennai, India (AFP) — Australia's Shane Watson smashed 96 off 53 balls to help Chennai Super Kings reclaim their top spot in the Indian Premier League (IPL) with a six-wicket win over Sunrisers Hyderabad yesterday. Watson struck form after a more

JAS to stand on own two feet' in two years

April 24, 2019

MINISTER without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries JC Hutchinson has informed that the Jamaica Agricultural Society (JAS) will be transitioning from a government to a non-governmental organisation (NGO) over t more

Coming to store shelves: cameras that guess your age and sex

April 24, 2019

NEW YORK, USA (AP) — Eyeing that can of soda in the supermarket cooler? Or maybe you're craving a pint of ice cream? A camera could be watching you. But it's not there to see if you're stealing. These cameras want to get to know you and what y more

Discussions to be held with private owners of idle lands — Shaw

April 24, 2019

MINISTER of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Audley Shaw says discussions will be held with private landowners for them to lease thousands of acres to farmers. Delivering the keynote address at the St Mary Agricultural Show, held on Mon more

Electrician accused of job scam gets bail

April 24, 2019

A Kingston electrician, who reportedly collected $521,000 from six people, claiming he could provide them with security guard jobs in the United States and jobs at the US Embassy in Kingston, was yesterday granted bail in the sum of $600,000 when he more

World president of Missionary Church here for local convention

April 24, 2019

BISHOP Charles Matheka Kinyanjui, president of World Partners — the international missions arm of the worldwide chapters of The Missionary Church, is in Jamaica to address the 70th annual conference and convention of the Missionary Church Assoc more

JOA top brass for St Petersburg International Sport Congress

April 24, 2019

President of the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) Christopher Samuda and Secretary General and Chief Executive Officer Ryan Foster will be guest presenters at the prestigious International Congress on Sport, People and Health, which will be held fr more

Shaw announces removal of some permits, licences issued by Trade Board

April 24, 2019

CABINET has approved the removal of specific permits, licences and charges currently being issued by the Trade Board which are no longer applicable. Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Audley Shaw made the announcement yesterda more

FHC launches 6% mortgage rate

April 24, 2019

FIRST Heritage Co-operative Credit Union Limited (FHC) has rolled out a home loan solution that offers first-time house owners up to $6.5 million at an interest rate of 6 per cent annually. The new loan offering, which is branded 'Match It', is targ more

MSME is crucial to the growth of the economy – Audley Shaw

April 24, 2019

MINISTER of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Audley Shaw said the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) are crucial to the growth of the country and it is, therefore, paramount that the Government of Jamaica facilitates growth in th more

Covey for ICAC conference

April 24, 2019

Best-selling author and renowned business executive Stephen M R Covey will visit Jamaica for the 37th Annual Conference of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Caribbean (ICAC). The two-day conference begins on June 20 at the Jamaica Pegasu more



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