BOJ maintains presence in foreign exchange market
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — The Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) will be maintaining a presence in the foreign exchange market until it settles. Local News Wed, 25 May 2016 19:19:14 GMT Additional $175 million to be spent in Ocho...

Unidentified man, father shot dead in Flanker, son injured
Jamaica Gleaner

The St James Police are at this hour probing the murder of two St James men and the injury of the son of one of the men. Orville Lawes and an unidentified man were shot dead by gunmen in an early morning attack at...

Police still searching for dead woman's boyfriend
Jamaica Observer

ST MARY, Jamaica — The St Mary police are still seeking the boyfriend of a 30-year-old woman who was shot and killed in the parish on Sunday night. Local News Wed, 25 May 2016 10:04:16 GMT St Vincent PM urging...

St Thomas Technical High open today for students sitting regional exams
Jamaica Observer

ST THOMAS, Jamaica – The Ministry of Education has advised that St Thomas Technical High School is open today in order to accommodate students sitting their Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE) and...

More than 6,000 without electricity after heavy rains
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Jamaica Public Service (JPS) says that, as at 7:30 this morning, over 6,600 customers were without electricity as a result of the heavy rains that affected the island last night. Local News...

NGO wants St Lucia political parties to state position on LGBT
Jamaica Observer

CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC) – The St Lucia-based Eastern Caribbean Alliance for Diversity and Equality (ECADE) is calling on political parties contesting the June 6 general election to state their position on issues...

Explosive marquee events expected for Racers Grand Prix
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Head coach of the Racers Track Club today announced that the marquee events for the June 11 staging of the inaugural Racers Grand Prix International track and field meet will be the men and...

Gunshots fired in downtown Kingston
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — People on Princess Street in downtown Kingston are calling on the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) to probe the circumstances that led to members of the Jamaica Constabulary...

St Mary man goes missing, found with throat slashed
Jamaica Observer

ST MARY, Jamaica — The police in St Mary are investigating the murder of a man whose body was discovered with the throat slashed on Cunningsburgh Road on Tuesday. Local News Wed, 25 May 2016 12:50:02 GMT Gunshots...

NWA assessing St Thomas flood damage, clearing roadways
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Manager, communication and customer services at the National Works Agency Stephen Shaw says the agency is working feverishly to clear blocked roads in St Thomas following heavy rainfall which...

UPDATE: Tell us what you know, police urge after watchman's murder
Jamaica Observer

MANCHESTER, Jamaica – Police investigators are urging those who may have information regarding the murder of a watchman at a car wash here early Monday to come forward. Local News Wed, 25 May 2016 15:32:55 GMT NWA...

Two shot and injured in Corporate Area
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — OBSERVER ONLINE has learnt that two people were shot and injured at the intersection of Hagley Park road and Waltham Park road in Kingston a short while ago. Local News Wed, 25 May 2016 15:37:41...

Jamaican jailed in Cayman for child porn
Jamaica Star

Jamaican jailed in Cayman for child porn

Jamaicans on drug rap
Nassau Guardian

Two Jamaican nationals have denied four charges in relation to the seizure of three pounds of cocaine. Everton Stell, of Portland, Jamaica, and Martin Orr, of Kingston, Jamaica, appeared before Deputy Chief Magistrate...

JTB to go after African American market
Jamaica Observer

ST JAMES, Jamaica (JIS) – Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett says the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) will be using social media and other promotional means to go after the 35 million strong African American market....

Body of student swept away by floodwaters found
Jamaica Observer

ST THOMAS, Jamaica – OBSERVER ONLINE has learnt that the body of the student who was reportedly swept away by floodwaters in St Thomas yesterday, has been found. Local News Wed, 25 May 2016 08:58:31 GMT JTB to go...

St Vincent PM urgeing citizens to think seriously about withdrawing funds from RBTT
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent (CMC) – St Vincent and the Grenadines two main political leaders are urging citizens to seek advice before making a decision on whether or not to withdraw their funds from the RBTT Bank here...

An intellectually stimulating article on the death penalty
Jamaica Observer

Let me congratulate Professor Stephen Vasciannie for what I regard as an excellent, objectively written, and intellectually stimulating article on the death penalty, appearing in your newspaper of Sunday, May 15, 2016. It...

Labour Day has lost its spirit of national involvement
Jamaica Observer

What has happened to good old Labour Day activities? Those of us who can recall its significance in the days of Michael Manley in 1972 will remember the national spirit involved in planting, cleaning, renovating,...

The Ananda Alert System: Three years of achievements in the hands of the OCR
Jamaica Observer

The Ananda Alert system was borne out of the unfortunate 2008 kidnapping and subsequent murder of 11-year-old Ananda Dean. In 2009, the Government of Jamaica entrusted the Ministry of Local Government and Community...

This Day History — May 25
Jamaica Observer

Today is Wednesday, May 25, the 146th day of 2016. There are 220 days left in the year. Local News Wed, 25 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT The Ananda Alert System: Three years of achievements in the hands of the OCR...

Danger here
Jamaica Observer

A policeman points at a peice Local News Wed, 25 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT This Day History — May 25 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/This-Day-History---May-25_61951 Today is Wednesday, May 25, the 146th day of 2016....

What is a Returning Resident Visa?
Jamaica Observer

Q: A few years ago, my daughter filed for me and I migrated to the United States (US). I got my green card but did not naturalise as a US citizen. Three years ago, I came back to Jamaica to stay with my other daughter but...

‘We can’t wait any longer’
Jamaica Observer

AFTER almost 16 years of waiting in vain for assistance, frustrated residents of the isolated community of Chesterfield in St Mary South Eastern have taken matters into their own hands and on Labour Day began building a...

Transitioning from teaching to a new career in Canada
Jamaica Observer

Dear Mr Brown: Local News Wed, 25 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT ‘We can’t wait any longer’ http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/-We-can-t-wait-any-longer-_61859 AFTER almost 16 years of waiting in vain for...

SLB wants students to apply for loans by May 31
Jamaica Observer

NEW and returning tertiary students have been reminded that the deadline to apply for Students’ Loan Bureau (SLB) funding is May 31, 2016. Local News Wed, 25 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT Transitioning from teaching to a new...

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