December 13, 2019

Schools can’t do it alone – [Jamaican/Cayman]

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Reverend urges parents, society to take part in socialising, educating children By Jermaine Francis, Staff Reporter, The Gleaner A call is being made for parents and the wider society to recognise that schools alone cannot fully socialise and educate the nation’s children. The Right Reverend Dr Howard Gregory, Anglican Bishop of Jamaica and the Cayman […]

Axewomen keeper Grant hopes to play in World Cup

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By John Decoste From King County News An Acadia soccer player is getting the chance to play on an international stage – and hopes to compete at the highest level. Taylor Grant, a second-year keeper with the Axewomen soccer team, is looking at a fairly demanding month of January as she competes for Jamaica at […]

Caribbean RoundUp From Caribbean Life

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By Azad Ali Caribbean The United Nations says growth in the economies of Latin America and the Caribbean will pick up pace in 2014 on an improved global outlook that will help increase demand for exports. The UN’s regional economic body based in Chile said recently that Latin America’s economy is set to grow by […]

CONCACAF UNDER-20 WOMEN’S CHAMPIONSHIP Jan 9

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From Soccer America Daily [CONCACAF UNDER-20 WOMEN’S CHAMPIONSHIP] The USA opened with an easy 6-0 win over Costa Rica at the Concacaf Under-20 Women’s Championship in the Cayman Islands. Paris St. Germain forward Lindsey Horan scored three goals in the first half and added a fourth goal late in the game to lead the USA. […]

CONCACAF Women’s U-20 Championship 2014 Cayman Islands – Group Stage

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  Thursday, January 9, 2014 Guatemala vs Jamaica – 5:00 pm ET USA vs Costa Rica – 7:30 pm ET   Friday, January 10, 2014 Honduras vs Trinidad & Tobago – 5:00 pm ET Cayman Islands vs Mexico – 7:30 pm ET   Saturday, January 11, 2014 Costa Rica vs Guatemala – 5:00 pm ET […]

Caribbean child brides worry UNFPA

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By Nadine Wilson Observer staff reporter From Jamaica Observer Agency says leaders must address human rights violation Approximately 29 per cent of girls in the Caribbean were married before their 18th birthday, resulting in what representatives from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) feel is a human rights violation that needs to be urgently addressed […]

8 Jamaicans make Caribbean’s Most Interesting People for 2013 list

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From Jamaica Observer KINGSTON, Jamaica – Having been named the Caribbean Journal’s Artist of the Year 2013, Jamaican singing sensation and The Voice winner Tessanne Chin also made the Journal’s list of 25 Most Interesting People for 2013, along with seven other Jamaicans. The Caribbean Journal compiled the list based on those who were considered […]

FOOTBALL: Young Reggae Girls getting ready for CONCACAF U-20 finals

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From Go-Jamaica KINGSTON, Jamaica: Jamaica’s young Reggae Girls will today continue their preparations for the CONCACAF Women’s Under-20 Championship with two training sessions. The training session will take place at the Jamaica Football Federation Football Centre at the UWI. There will be a morning session from 7:30 to 9:30, followed by an afternoon session, which […]

Brian Lara donates J$500K to assist children’s homes in Jamaica

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From Jamaica Observer KINGSTON, Jamaica — Former West Indies batsman Brian Lara Monday donated J$500,000 to the Ministry of Youth and Culture to provide assistance to children in the care of the Child Development Agency (CDA). A portion of the funds will also be used to assist a 15-year-old girl who is in need of […]