Thousands without power after passage of TS Matthew
Jamaica Observer

CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC) — St Lucians have been picking up the pieces from a trail of destruction left behind after 14 hours of battering by Tropical Storm Matthew. Local News Thu, 29 Sep 2016 12:38:53 GMT J’can...

Third Denham Town lock-up escapee recaptured
Jamaica Gleaner

Another of the nine prisoners who escaped from the Denham Town Police Lock-up in West Kingston last week has been recaptured by the police. Twenty-three-year-old Alex Bailey, from Majesty Gardens in Kingston, was...

Donald Trump and Birtherism
Jamaica Observer

Donald Trump is the candidate representing the Republican Party in the US presidential elections. His performance in the polls suggest that he stands a fairly good chance of being elected. Local Opinion Thu, 29 Sep 2016...

Crocodile tears and beautiful speeches, but politicians are the problem
Jamaica Observer

The recent spate of criminal activities, in particular in the parish of St James, has given the opportunity for politicians to grandstand and make pretty speeches about criminal activities. Local Opinion Thu, 29 Sep 2016...

Can’t just throw money at crime
Jamaica Observer

“Saint Michael the archangel, defend us in battle. Be our safeguard against the wickedness and snares of the devil. May God rebuke him, we humbly pray. And do thou, O prince of the heavenly host, by the power of God...

Study envisions increased agri exports from LAC to China
Jamaica Observer

WASHINGTON (CMC) — A new study by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has found that agricultural exports from Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) to China could increase by almost 10 per cent if the Asian...

Government says mining, minerals sector is bouyant
Jamaica Observer

PRINCIPAL director in the Ministry of Transport and Mining Dr Oral Rainford says the minerals sector is heading in the right direction with the buoyancy it is now experiencing. Local News Thu, 29 Sep 2016 02:00:00 GMT...

Finance, tourism ministries take over ownership of MoBay Convention Centre
Jamaica Observer

CABINET has approved the transfer of ownership of the Montego Bay Convention Centre in Rose Hall, St James, to the ministries of finance and the public service and tourism. Local News Thu, 29 Sep 2016 02:00:00 GMT...

BGLC declares war on illegal gaming
Jamaica Observer

THE Betting Gaming and Lotteries Commission (BGLC) has signed a partnership agreement with Crime Stop to tackle illegal gambling. Local News Thu, 29 Sep 2016 02:00:00 GMT US owes blacks reparations over slavery: UN...

Study envisions increased agri exports from LAC to China
Jamaica Observer

WASHINGTON (CMC) — A new study by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has found that agricultural exports from Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) to China could increase by almost 10 per cent if the Asian...

Four Sandals managers get Dutch training
Jamaica Observer

FOUR managers from Sandals Resorts International, fresh from a two-week development programme for hotel managers facilitated by the Hotelschool The Hague (HTH), are ready to apply their newly learnt skills to the...

More restorative justice centres coming
Jamaica Observer

GOVERNMENT will be increasing the number of restorative justice centres in operation across the island. Local News Thu, 29 Sep 2016 02:00:00 GMT Four Sandals managers get Dutch training...

#BoldLipsForSickleCell
Jamaica Observer

“The movement — #BoldLipsForSickleCell”, shared Annabelle Nunes, the beautiful voice and face of sickle cell anaemia in Jamaica, “was birthed by American Shamonica Wiggins to raise awareness about the...

Back-rank mate
Jamaica Observer

It was in laudation to the game of chess last Tuesday evening as members and supporters of the Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) attended the Jamaican Premiere of Queen of Katwe at the Palace Cineplex, Sovereign...

PHOTO: #FirstDayofSchool
Jamaica Observer

Keeba Golding (centre) and Skye Golding (right) share a high five with Kaysia Johnson Vaughan, marketing manager, programmes at Scotiabank. Golding recently won $122,740 for entering the Scotiabank #FirstDayOfSchool Photo...

Government says mining, minerals sector is bouyant
Jamaica Observer

PRINCIPAL director in the Ministry of Transport and Mining Dr Oral Rainford says the minerals sector is heading in the right direction with the buoyancy it is now experiencing. Local News Thu, 29 Sep 2016 02:00:00 GMT...

Belize reports 46 confirmed cases of Zika virus
Jamaica Observer

BELMOPAN, Belize (CMC) — At least six pregnant women are among the 46 confirmed cases of the mosquito-borne Zika virus, health authorities here have confirmed. Local News Thu, 29 Sep 2016 02:00:00 GMT Government says...

‘He now has all the solutions’
Jamaica Observer

Opposition spokesman on national security, Peter Bunting, is being taken to task by Jamaica Observer online readers, over his criticism of current minister, Robert Montague, on his handling of the crime portfolio....

Private sector urged to set up CCTV to help police in crime fight
Jamaica Observer

THE private sector is being urged to join the police in their crime -fighting efforts, by setting up closed-circuit television (CCTV) systems at their business places, which could help the police in their fight against...

Obasanjo unimpressed with Mugabe’s hold on power
Jamaica Observer

Reading between the lines you’ll conclude that former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo is not impressed with Robert Mugabe’s continued hold on power in Zimbabwe. Local News Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT...

Woman holding dual J’can-US citizenship pleads guilty in lottery scam
Jamaica Observer

WASHINGTON, DC, USA — A dual Jamaican/United States citizen has pleaded guilty for her role in a Jamaican-based fraudulent lottery scheme, the Department of Justice announced yesterday. Local News Thu, 29 Sep 2016...

Another 168 basic schools to be merged
Jamaica Observer

THE Ministry of Education says it plans to rationalise 168 more basic schools during this fiscal year in order to strengthen the early childhood sector. Local Education Thu, 29 Sep 2016 02:00:00 GMT Woman holding dual...

Woman sentenced for impersonating FBI agent in J’can lottery scam
Jamaica Observer

WASHINGTON, DC, USA — The Department of Justice announced yesterday that Vania Lee Allen has been sentenced to 40 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release for her role in a Jamaica-based lottery...

Finance, tourism ministries take over ownership of MoBay Convention Centre
Jamaica Observer

CABINET has approved the transfer of ownership of the Montego Bay Convention Centre in Rose Hall, St James, to the ministries of finance and the public service and tourism. Local News Thu, 29 Sep 2016 02:00:00 GMT Woman...

Police to hunt for more guns in crime-hit St James
Jamaica Observer

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The police high command yesterday announced plans to place more emphasis on the one-year-old Get-the-Guns Campaign in a direct response a spiralling rate of murders, particularly here in St...

PHOTO: Our condolence
Jamaica Observer

Prime Minister Andrew Holness (second left) and his wife Juliet (left) greet Cecil Cooper’s widow Rose Bennett Cooper and stepson Adrian Bennett inside the University Chapel at the thanksgiving service for the...

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