Sister’s death still a mystery to family
Nation News

A COUPLE HAS TRAVELLED from Britain to try to get local police to reopen the investigation into the death of a visitor here last year under mysterious circumstances. Celine Kosi, 29, died on April...

Sutherland Global named Business of the Year
Jamaica Observer

MANDEVILLE, Manchester - Still a relatively new business in the parish, business process outsourcing (BPO) company Sutherland Global Services took top spot at this month’s Manchester Chamber of Commerce (MCC)...

Certification upgrade for 128 basic school teachers
Jamaica Observer

May Pen, Clarendon — One hundred and twenty-eight early childhood practitioners from Clarendon and Manchester recently completed a year-long teacher certification course through the Advancing Childhood Education...

Manchester High making strides in foreign language education
Jamaica Observer

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Head of the Modern Languages Department at the Manchester High School, Petrena Ledgister, says that learning a foreign language can reap rich rewards, both on a personal and professional...

PHOTOS: The World Relays
Jamaica Observer

Jamaica reaped gold in the women’s 4x200m relay on Saturday night at the World Relays in The Bahamas when the team of Jura Levy, Shericka Jackson, Jura Levy and Elaine Thompson (in running order) not only won the...

Photos: World Relays
Jamaica Observer

Local News Mon, 24 Apr 2017 02:00:00 GMT PHOTOS: The World Relays http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/PHOTOS--The-World-Relays_96549 Jamaica reaped gold in the women’s 4x200m relay on Saturday night at the World...

JTA pays homage to history at Mizpah Primary
Jamaica Observer

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Members of the teachers’ union, Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA), gathered in their numbers at the Mizpah Primary School in Walderston, northern Manchester, earlier this month...

Preventing the pain of road deaths
Jamaica Observer

The tragic death of Olympian and Jamaica record holder Germaine Mason is a stark reminder that motorcyclists represent a high percentage of Jamaica’s road fatalities. Thirty-four-year-old Mason lost his life early...

Our priorities are all screwed up
Jamaica Observer

The curtains came down recently on the Inter-secondary Schools’ Sports Association’s 107th Boys’ and Girls’ championships at the National Stadium in Kingston, Jamaica, with Calabar High School...

How bad corporate debts are holding back India’s growth
Jamaica Observer

NEW DELHI, India (AFP) — The recent arrest of Vijay Mallya highlighted the problem of bad loans in India, but analysts say the tycoon’s unpaid debts are just the tip of an iceberg that is already holding back...

US businesses getting hammered by Venezuela crisis
Jamaica Observer

WASHINGTON, DC, United States (AFP) — The political and economic crisis in Venezuela is costing US companies dearly, as General Motors can attest following the unexpected nationalisation of its plant there. Local...

Top conservationist wounded in Kenya gun attack
Jamaica Observer

NAIROBI, Kenya (AFP) — Italian-born conservationist and writer Kuki Gallmann was shot and seriously wounded yesterday while patrolling her conservation park in central Kenya, a region plagued by violence linked to a...

Prosecutors accuse dentist of pulling tooth while riding hoverboard
Jamaica Observer

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Prosecutors say an Alaska dentist charged with Medicaid fraud pulled a sedated patient’s tooth while riding a hoverboard. Local News Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT Top conservationist...

‘Human hen’ artist condemned after hatching nine eggs
Jamaica Observer

PARIS, France (AFP) — A French artist who hatched nine eggs after sitting on them for three weeks, has been condemned by an animals rights group for depriving the chicks of a mother. Local News Mon, 24 Apr 2017...

Slow down!
Jamaica Observer

Santa Cruz, St Elizabeth — Local police are expressing extreme concern at an upsurge in fatal and other serious motor vehicle crashes on the main road from Santa Cruz to Lacovia since it was resurfaced a few months...

This Day in History - April 24
Jamaica Observer

Today is the 114th day of 2017. There are 251 days left in the year. Local News Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT Slow down! http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/Slow-down-_96566 Santa Cruz, St Elizabeth — Local police...

A note from Mrs Macaulay
Jamaica Observer

Dear Readers, Local News Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT This Day in History - April 24 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/This-Day-in-History_95227 Today is the 114th day of 2017. There are 251 days left in the year....

Trump at 100 days: ‘It’s a different kind of presidency’
Jamaica Observer

WASHINGTON, DC, United States (AP) — For nearly 100 days, President Donald Trump has rattled Washington and been chastened by its institutions. Local News Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT A note from Mrs Macaulay...

Scotiabank’s cocktails and conversations
Jamaica Observer

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Scotiabank took time out on March 16 to treat “premium banking” clients here to an intimate evening with members of the division. Central News Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT Trump at...

Macron tops French election, to fight Le Pen for presidency
Jamaica Observer

PARIS, France (AFP) — Pro-European Emmanuel Macron will face far-right candidate Marine Le Pen in the second round of France’s presidential election, projections showed yesterday, making him clear favourite to...

PHOTOS: Carnival climax
Jamaica Observer

The 2017 Carnival season came to a fitting climax yesterday with the colourful street pared in Kingston. Here are some highlights. Local News Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT Macron tops French election, to fight Le Pen for...

PHOTO: Recycling boost
Jamaica Observer

The Jamaica Observer gave its internal recycling capacity a boost just in time for Earth Day with the addition of bins dedicated to the collection of single-use plastic bottles at its Beechwood Avenue head office. The...

UK chaplain to The Queen urges Anglican church to strengthen mission
Jamaica Observer

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The 147th Synod of the Anglican Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands was last week reminded that it was called to “walk in the way of Christ, show love and serve”. Local News...

Saved by the grace of God
Jamaica Observer

HENRY Blair and his family are giving God thanks for life today as he narrowly escaped death on Saturday when flood waters swept through his house in 19 Miles/Palmetto Pen, Clarendon. Local News Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:00:00...

Flood disaster
Jamaica Observer

Heavy, persistent rain caused by a trough in the vicinity of Jamaica over the weekend brought disaster to sections of south-east Clarendon Saturday. Local News Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT Saved by the grace of God...

Government commended by ICAO regional office
Jamaica Observer

The newly constructed Air Traffic Control Tower at Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay which is expected to be commissioned into service before the end of the year. In the background is the Jamaica Civil...

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