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Thu, 03 Nov 2016 09:55:14 GMT
Miller appointed Jamaica's new captain  -  Antigua Observer
KINGSTON, Jamaica (CMC) — Veteran spinner Nikita Miller has been appointed captain of a 14-man Jamaica squad for the start of the WICB Professional Cricket League next weekend. The left-arm spinner, who has played for West Indies at various levels, ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 09:04:53 GMT
Joie De Vivre: An Affair Privé  -  Jamaica Observer
We consider ours an artisanal menu that is modern, yet grounded in our collective social, cultural and historical legacy as a plantation society, where two very distinct culinary habits merged to create what we all know as 'Jamaican food'. It is a ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 06:46:30 GMT

Take Style Out west  -  Jamaica Observer
SAVANNA-LA-MAR, Westmoreland — Bargain hunters gleefully swooped down on stores participating in the Jamaica Observer Takes Style Out 2016 in the western end of the island a week ago. The night was highlighted by long lines, consisting shopping, ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 06:42:58 GMT

Hanover student in love with agriculture  -  Jamaica Observer
It is not just about farming and going to the bushes in water boots,” Lee told Jamaica Observer West following the staging of an agriculture workshop in Hanover. “Agriculture is wider than that. Technology has evolved, so agriculture is not all about ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 06:28:15 GMT

The tragedy of Dinthill Technical  -  Jamaica Observer
The tragedy that threatens to derail Dinthill Technical High School's daCosta Cup title chase is a sad example of all that has gone wrong with high school sports in Jamaica. Dinthill Technical started the season as favourites to go one step further ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 06:06:16 GMT
TSO part 2  -  Jamaica Observer
The Jamaica Observer Takes Style Out, held last Thursday, October 27, has left consumers and retailers beaming from ear to ear. Among the many establishments participating in the five-hour shopping extravaganza were SoHo boutique, Signatures Boutique ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 05:59:07 GMT

Hafa Adai Festival of Arts 2016 this weekend  -  Pacific Daily News
Expect to see 12 performing artists from Guam, Hawaii, California, New Zealand, Australia and Jamaica. Local artists like The Dolls will be alternating through the stage with Kids from Chuuk, Tribal Theory, Fiji feat. Slayah, and House of Shem, says ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 05:53:47 GMT

No more bloodshed: end gang violence  -  Jamaica Observer
According to the Children in Organised Armed Violence (COAV), the history of gang violence in Jamaica dates back to the late 1960s. However, the roots of organised violence in Jamaica can be traced back to the heated electoral disputes of the late 1940s.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 05:50:36 GMT

Las Migas to make Jamaican debut  -  Jamaica Observer
ALL-FEMALE Flamenco outfit Las Migas will be making their Jamaican debut appearance with two performances. The quartet, which is currently on a multi-continent tour, is scheduled for Spanish Court Hotel in Kingston on Friday and Montego Bay Cultural ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 05:50:00 GMT
Holness suggests managed labour movement  -  Trinidad News
JAMAICAN Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday suggested that Caricom countries explore ways to manage the movement of skilled labour between themselves. Holness made this suggestion during a panel discussion at the 2016 High Level Caribbean ...