Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Caribbean News

T&T opts for quarantine

T&T opts for quarantine

Thursday, October 16, 2014 While neighbouring Caribbean islands yesterday initiated "lockdown" measures against the Ebola threat, T T's health authorities were considering a 21-day quarantine for people who have a history...

Jesse Jackson Describes U.S. Policy against Cuba as Cold and Old-Fashioned War

Jesse Jackson Describes U.S. Policy against Cuba as Cold and Old-Fashioned War

Wednesday, 15 October 2014 U.S. Reverend Jesse Jackson called to end the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States on Cuba over the last 52 years, as published...

Chik-V seen as costing Jamaica billions in lost productivity

Chik-V seen as costing Jamaica billions in lost productivity

OCTOBER 16, 2014 · BY STAFF WRITER (Jamaica Gleaner) The Private Sec-tor Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) is estimating that about 13 million man hours may have been lost to the chikungunya...

US charity plants 50,000 breadfruit trees in Haiti

US charity plants 50,000 breadfruit trees in Haiti

OCTOBER 14, 2014 ILLINOIS, United States, Tuesday October 14, 2014, CMC – A United States charity says it has donated and planted 50,000 food-bearing trees in Haiti and Jamaica to help...

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

The world's biggest banana Company

The world's biggest banana Company

European Union regulators have given conditional approval for a merger between US banana giant Chiquita and Irish rival Fyffes to create the world's biggest banana company. BRUSSELS: European Union competition regulators...

INDIA TO LEAD THE ACCELERATING ECONOMIC GROWTH OF SOUTH ASIA: WORLD BANK

INDIA TO LEAD THE ACCELERATING ECONOMIC GROWTH OF SOUTH ASIA: WORLD BANK

Tuesday, October 07, 2014 Economic growth in South Asia is forecast to accelerate to 2016 led by an increase in activity in India, the biggest economy in a region that has...

Amid disappointing global economic recovery, IMF more optimistic about Caribbean

Amid disappointing global economic recovery, IMF more optimistic about Caribbean

BY CAMILO THAME October 08, 2014 WASHINGTON, DC, USA — The International Monetary Fund (IMF) increased growth projections for the Caribbean amid a downward revision to the world's economic outlook. Jamaica was...

Hewlett-Packard's rise, fall and future

Hewlett-Packard's rise, fall and future

October 08, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — A plaque that reads "Birthplace of 'Silicon Valley'" marks the garage in Palo Alto, California, where Hewlett-Packard Co got its start in the late...

Sports News

Reggae Girlz suffer 1-2 loss to Costa Rica

Reggae Girlz suffer 1-2 loss to Costa Rica

Sunday, October 19, 2014 2 Comments JAMAICA put their CONCACAF Women's Championship qualification on hold following a narrow 1-2 loss against Costa Rica in their top-of-the-table clash in Group 2 at...

Lloyd apologises for players' walk-out, brands move a 'mistake'

Lloyd apologises for players' walk-out, brands move a 'mistake'

Sunday, October 19, 2014 NEW DELHI, India (CMC) — West Indies chief selector Clive Lloyd has apologised for the One-Day side's abrupt walk-out of the tour of India, and says the...

Cristiano Ronaldo strikes a 75 years old Liga record – reactions

Cristiano Ronaldo strikes a 75 years old Liga record – reactions

October 18, 2014 by 90Soccer Liga BBVA – Levante 0-5 Real MadridCristiano Ronaldo socred another brace and now record 15 goals after 8 games played which the most ever in la...

Drogba recalls first time Mourinho named John Terry as Chelsea captain

Drogba recalls first time Mourinho named John Terry as Chelsea captain

Ivorian striker Didier Drogba has recalled when Jose Mourinho first named John Terry Chelsea captain. Terry played his 500th game for the Blues in victory at Crystal Palace on Saturday. "I remember...

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