Thursday, October 30, 2014

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As Saigon Falls

As Saigon Falls

There is an old saying that every day while half of the world is crying another half is laughing. As you stand at the graveside of a relative sobbing away...

Exercise Offers Ambassadors Respite from Busy Schedules

Exercise Offers Ambassadors Respite from Busy Schedules

By Stephanie Kanowitz August 27, 2014 The benefits of exercise are well documented and well known, but finding time to feel the burn can be a challenge. Ambassadors feel the time constraint...

Increase in women raping men, says Family Planning Board chair

Increase in women raping men, says Family Planning Board chair

Monday, October 27, 2014 | KINGSTON, Jamaica — Chairperson of the National Family Planning Board‎ (NFPB) Dr Sandra Knight, says that there is a recent increase in reports of men being...

Gov't awaits word from T&T on car park funding

Gov't awaits word from T&T on car park funding

October 27, 2014 Theresa Gordon ST JOHN'S, Antigua – Government is awaiting word from its Trinidadian counterparts as to whether that country will be able to provide financial assistance for the...

Lifestyle News

Peter Tosh 70th birthday today

Peter Tosh 70th birthday today

By Howard Campbell, Observer senior writer Sunday, October 19, 2014 KINGSTON, Jamaica -- With powerful songs such as 'Get Up, Stand Up' and '400 Years,' Peter Tosh ranks among pop music's most...

Without honour

Without honour

Sunday, October 19, 2014 Vere Johns ... His Opportunity Hour and Opportunity Knocks shows were the Rising Star contests of the 1950s and 1960s. They helped launch the careers of Alton Ellis,...

Ben Affleck set for new thriller The Accountant

Ben Affleck set for new thriller The Accountant

The Gone Girl actor is in talks to star in the film about an accountant who moonlights as an assassin, whose script was once included in the Black List of...

D'Silva keeps the BEAT

D'Silva keeps the BEAT

KEVIN JACKSON Observer Writer October 05, 2014 ALTHOUGH he was born in the United Kingdom to Guyanese parents, music industry executive Shaurav D'Silva maintains ties to his Caribbean roots. D'Silva is...

Money News

While Jamaica Rises Grenada is Going Down

While Jamaica Rises Grenada is Going Down

In the latest issue of the Doing Business Report published by the World Bank Group Grenada fell from 107 to 126 while Jamaica moved from 94 to 58 out of...

Samuels opts out as players retain lawyers for CBA battle

Samuels opts out as players retain lawyers for CBA battle

Sunday, October 26, 2014 PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — West Indies players who controversially abandoned the tour of India last week have retained legal counsel as they prepare to tackle...

Planned KWL logistics facility already needs more space to meet demand

Planned KWL logistics facility already needs more space to meet demand

Friday, October 24, 2014 KINGSTON Wharves Limited's (KWL's) planned Total Logistics Facility already has far more applicants for space than the square footage that will become available when construction is completed...

New study urges the Caribbean to do more to facilitate trade

New study urges the Caribbean to do more to facilitate trade

Sunday, October 26, 2014 WASHINGTON,USA - A new study by the Inter American Development Bank (IDB) is urging Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) to do more to facilitate trade in...

Sports News

S. African soccer star shot dead

S. African soccer star shot dead

Bleacher Report Gianni Verschueren South Africa international and Orlando Pirates goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa was reportedly fatally shot on Sunday. The South African Police Service confirmed the news, announcing they had opened an...

West Ham shock Man City in Premier League

West Ham shock Man City in Premier League

Sunday, October 26, 2014 LONDON, England (AFP) — Manchester City's bid to put pressure on Premier League leaders Chelsea suffered a setback as the champions slumped to a surprise 2-1 defeat...

Murray top Ferrer to reach Valencia Open final

Murray top Ferrer to reach Valencia Open final

Sunday, October 26, 2014 VALENCIA, Spain (AFP) — Andy Murray took a huge step towards sealing his place in the ATP World Tour finals as he beat top seed David Ferrer...

Crisis in Caribbean sports governance, argues Sir Hilary

Crisis in Caribbean sports governance, argues Sir Hilary

Sunday, October 26, 2014 BECKLES... in our Caribbean world we have reason to be concerned BRIDGETOWN, BArbados (CMC) — Principal of the UWI Cave Hill Campus, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, says there...

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