Security guard stabbed
Nation News

POLICE ARE CONDUCTING investigations into an incident which  left a 26-year-old security guard with multiple stab wounds about his body. The incident occurred around 12:25 this afternoon at Hothersal,...

Car overturns in Kendal Hill
Nation News

A DRIVER WAS given a shock tonight after the car in which he or she was travelling flipped on its roof outside the Rubis service station in Kendal Hill, Christ Church. Police officers and ambulance...

Climatologist says increased temperatures linked to health problems
Jamaica Observer

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada (CMC) – A senior climatologist at the Barbados-based Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology (CIMH) says there is a correlation between the increase in temperatures and health...

Today's Horoscope - December 8, 2016
Jamaica Observer

HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, December 8, 2016: This year you open up to a different way of life, one that is likely to be very rewarding. Opportunities seem to pop up from out of the blue. You could be quite serious when...

Donald Trump is Time’s Person of the Year
Jamaica Observer

WASHINGTON, DC, USA (AP) — Time magazine yesterday named President-elect Donald Trump as its Person of the Year. Local News Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Today's Horoscope - December 8, 2016...

Trinidad and Tobago prepares for more aftershocks
Jamaica Observer

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) – Head of the Seismic Research Centre (SRC) at the St Augustine campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI), Dr Joan Lutchman, yesterday warned Trinidad and Tobago to be prepared...

Criminals attack schools in Haiti
Jamaica Observer

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) — Haiti’s Ministry of Education yesterday condemned the arson attacks on several schools in the south of the country accusing criminals of seeking to prevent children from returning...

Stakeholders pledge continued support for early childhood development
Jamaica Observer

SEVERAL public and private-sector stakeholders have given their commitment to strengthening partnerships with the Early Childhood Commission (ECC) for the development of the sector. Local News Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:00:00...

Police: Party promoters without permits will be prosecuted
Jamaica Observer

THE Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) is urging party promoters to get the relevant permits before hosting events. Local News Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Stakeholders pledge continued support for early childhood...

Records of some persons who made plea deals could be expunged
Jamaica Observer

JUSTICE Minister Delroy Chuck says people who have committed non-fatal offences and agree to enter guilty pleas in exchange for lighter sentences could later have their records expunged from the system. Local News Thu, 08...

This Day in History - December 8, 2016
Jamaica Observer

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHT Local News Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Records of some persons who made plea deals could be expunged...

Royal Caribbean says visit of the Monarch a test trip for Jamaica
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON on Tuesday welcomed its first cruise ship in three years. Local News Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT This Day in History - December 8, 2016...

New exhibitors cash in on a Jamaican Made Christmas
Jamaica Observer

AS the curtains came down on the second staging of National Baking Company’s ‘A Jamaican Made Christmas’, first-time exhibitors were singing its praises. Local News Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Royal...

Kingston craft vendors ‘bruck ducks’
Jamaica Observer

The docking of the Monarch in the Kingston Harbour on Tuesday brought craft vendors an upsurge in business they haven’t seen in years. Local News Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT New exhibitors cash in on a Jamaican...

Dec 26 and 27 are public holidays
Jamaica Observer

THE Ministry of Labour and Social Security says Christmas Day — a public holiday — will be observed on Monday, December 26, 2016, while Boxing Day will be observed on Tuesday, December 27, 2016. Local News Thu,...

Florida resident pleads guilty to conspiracy in Jamaican lottery
Jamaica Observer

WASHINGTON, DC, USA — Florida resident Cassandra Althea Palmer has pleaded guilty for her role in a Jamaican-based fraudulent lottery scheme. Local News Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Dec 26 and 27 are public...

JLP switches leadership team for St ELizabeth Parish Council
Jamaica Observer

BLACK RIVER, St Elizabeth – In a startling move, the ruling Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) has switched personnel for chairman and deputy chairman of the St Elizabeth Parish Council. Local News Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:00:00...

Bus kills pedal cyclist in Santa Cruz
Jamaica Observer

SANTA CRUZ, St Elizabeth — A pedal cyclist is dead after being hit by a bus in Santa Cruz early yesterday. Local News Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT JLP switches leadership team for St ELizabeth Parish Council...

Swearing-in for KSAC postponed
Jamaica Observer

THE Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) and People’s National Party (PNP) have agreed to the postponement of today’s swearing-in of councillors of the Kingston and St Andrew Corporation (KSAC), as well as the election of...

Absence of Opposition snags signing of social contract
Jamaica Observer

POLITICAL differences between the Government and the Opposition over recent developments spilled over into yesterday’s much-anticipated signing of a new social contract protocol — the Partnership for a...

Phillips says chances good for PNP presidency
Jamaica Observer

THE People’s National Party’s (PNP) Dr Peter Phillips, who will be running for presidency of the party when leader Portia Simpson Miller steps down in 2017, is confident that he is the man for the job. Local...

More police stop-and-search this Christmas
Jamaica Observer

THE Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) will be increasing stop-and-search operations during the festive season. Local News Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Phillips says chances good for PNP presidency...

Persaud murder sentence upheld
Nation News

THE 25-YEAR SENTENCE given to the man who admitted his part in the “senseless” and “reprehensible” killing of a teenager, who died after she was left hanging from the ceiling before her home was set...

JLP candidate wins by one vote in Toll Gate Division magisterial recount
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The magisterial recount for the Toll Gate Division in Clarendon South Western was completed on Wednesday, with the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) candidate retaining the seat by a margin of one vote....

Gas prices down $0.83, diesel down $1.07
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Motorists should see a decrease at the pumps in the prices of gasoline and diesel, effective Thursday, December 8, according to the latest ex-refinery costs from Petrojam. Local News Wed, 07 Dec...

'I am Bolt' a boost for brand Jamaica, PM says
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) – Prime Minister Andrew Holness has hailed ‘I Am Bolt’, the film documenting the life and successes of track and field icon Usain Bolt, as a big hit for Brand Jamaica. Local News...

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