Prescription drugs, lower taxes power J&J earnings
Jamaica Gleaner

A jump in prescription drug sales and a sharply reduced tax bill boosted Johnson...

Jury watches video of 2016 gas station shooting
Jamaica Gleaner

The jury in the murder trial of brothers O’Neil and O’Brian Walters, who are charged with the shooting death of Kahni Erskine following a daring daylight gun attack at a St James gas station in 2016, were shown...

St Catherine teen, toddler missing
Jamaica Gleaner

The St Catherine North Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating 17-year-old Oneila Thomas, otherwise called ‘Chunny’ and her 12-month-old child Jayden Elliott, both of Byles district, Kitson...

'Chucky' Brown Trial | Defence suggests INDECOM paid for Brown's family to relocate
Jamaica Gleaner

Attorney Norman Godfrey today suggested that the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) paid for the wife and child of murder accused police Constable Collis 'Chucky' Brown to stay in a St Andrew hotel for six...

IACHR to hear case challenging Jamaica’s anti-buggery laws
Antigua Observer

The London-based Human Dignity Trust (HDT) Tuesday said it welcomed the decision by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) to accept the admissibility of a case challenging Jamaica’s anti-buggery laws....

Ethiopian PM hands half of cabinet to women, including defence job
Jamaica Observer

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AFP) — Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Tuesday unveiled a downsized cabinet where, in a first, half the members are women, a top official said.Women occupy key positions in the 20-member...

Linstead cop accused of soliciting $50k in ganja bust
Jamaica Observer

ST CATHERINE, Jamaica — A St Catherine policeman is to face the court on December 11 to answer to corruption charges following accusations that he solicited money in exchange for not arresting a man who was...

Bolt questions why he is being drug tested
Antigua Observer

Usain Bolt has questioned why he has received a notice for a drugs test from Australia’s anti-doping authority (Asada), saying he is not yet a professional footballer.

Prospect Primary School creates best peace garden
Jamaica Gleaner

Prospect Primary School in Danvers Pen, St Thomas, is the winner of the Trees for Peace competition, which was launched by the Violence Prevention Alliance (VPA) in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, Youth and...

Trelawny police on the lookout for migrating criminals
Jamaica Observer

FALMOUTH, Trelawny — Acting commander for the Trelawny Police Division, Deputy Superintendent Carlos Russell, is appealing to residents to be on the lookout for criminals fleeing the security forces in parishes where...

This Day in History — October 16
Jamaica Observer

Today is the 289th day of 2018. There are 76 days left in the year.TODAY'S HIGHLIGHT1978: The College of Cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church chooses Cardinal Karol Wojtyla of Poland to be the new pope; he takes the...

Latest murder pushes Portland's tally to 12
Jamaica Observer

PORT ANTONIO, Portland — Sunday evening's murder of Stacy-Ann Wellington in Diamond, Buff Bay, has pushed Portland's murder toll to 12 since the start of the year.Shortly after 6:00 pm Sunday, residents heard...

J'can lottery scammer gets 6 years in US
Jamaica Observer

NORTH DAKOTA, USA (AP) — A Jamaican man who authorities said masterminded a lottery scam that defrauded at least 95 Americans out of more than US$5.8 million was sentenced yesterday to six years in federal prison.

Windrush victim back home after 25 years in Jamaica
Jamaica Gleaner

Ken Morgan, a Windrush victim who spent the past 25 years in Jamaica after his British passport was taken from him, had been looking forward to tucking into some fish and chips the day he finally returned to the UK....

St Andrew engineer reported missing
Jamaica Gleaner

Thirty-year-old Jason Miller, an engineer of Braemar Avenue, New Kingston in St Andrew, has been missing since Saturday, October 13. Miller is of brown complexion, medium build and is about 6 feet 2 inches tall. The...

Gang conflict leads to shooting in Manchester — police
Jamaica Observer

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — The Manchester Police have linked the shooting of five men in Three Chains on Saturday to gang conflict.Twenty-year-old Matthew Johnson and Damion Britton, 36, from the community succumbed to...

Accused pleads guilty to manslaughter in death of Peter Abrahams
Jamaica Observer

Sixty-three-year old Norman Tomlinson was sentenced to seven years' imprisonment recently for the killing of 97-year-old former journalist, Peter Abrahams.Tomlinson had pleaded guilty to manslaughter on July 24, 2018.A...

Crime down
Jamaica Observer

HEAD of the St Ann police Senior Superintendent (SSP) Michael Smith says public order strategies implemented by his division in February, 2018 have been working, as the parish continues to see a decline in major crimes....

Domestic disputes worry Chuck, despite murder drop
Jamaica Observer

Minister of Justice Delroy Chuck has expressed concern that despite the reduction in murders across Jamaica, there are still “far too many” domestic disputes among Jamaicans which end in violence.

What exactly is medical marijuana - Ö And how will Jamaica develop the requisite medical standards?
Jamaica Gleaner

"A really awesome thing happened to me three months ago," said Mary Jane* as she told the story of how marijuana changed her life. "I started using CBD oil for my pain management and now I'm 95 per cent pain free."The...

UPDATE: 10-y-o Kingston 5 girl, Rukiya Barnes, found
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Ten-year-old Rukiya Barnes otherwise called 'Ruki', of New Lincoln Avenue, Kingston 5 who was reported missing since yesterday, October 13, has been found the police have updated.She was...

10-y-o Kingston 5 girl, Rukiya Barnes, missing
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — An High Alert has been activated for 10-year-old Rukiya Barnes, otherwise called 'Ruki', of New Lincoln Avenue, Kingston 5 who has been missing since yesterday, October 13.She is of is of dark...

Photo: SAGICOR'S WEALTHY STATE OF MIND CAMPAIGN
Jamaica Observer

Shelly-Ann Morgan (left), Sagicor Investments Wealth Advisor, presents customer Paulette with a Sagicor Investments gift certificate to start her journey to attaining a Wealthy State of Mind through a Sigma Global...

PHOTO: Requiem from George William Gordon
Jamaica Observer

On the eve of Jamaica's celebration of Heritage Week and National Heroes' Day, columnist Lance Neita spotlights admittedly one of his favourite heroes — George William Gordon. He recognises the struggle Gordon fought...

Domestic violence: Church problem or national problem?
Jamaica Observer

The Jamaica Observer of Monday, January 29, 2018, quoting from research by The Violence Prevention Alliance, noted that “Domestic violence contributes to most hospital-treated injuries in Clarendon.”

Convicts are not victims ... a look at the Mary Lynch case
Jamaica Observer

It was recently brought to my attention that a certain play is soon to be released. This play is the version of events, according to Mary Lynch, regarding the murder of her husband Leary in 1992.

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