Fearless Samurai did not turn up
Jamaica Observer

In preparation for the season’s first Classic the 2,000 Guineas, Fearless Samurai returned against older horses in a Restricted Stakes event at Caymanas Park last Saturday. Local Sports Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT...

Stanislaus arrives in style
Jamaica Observer

Any assessment of the Spencer Chung-trained Stanislaus might be too early, but based on preliminary signals, this chestnut colt showed that he has some potential after racing for the first time last Saturday. Stanislaus...

Ictus excites with first effort
Jamaica Observer

Ictus (Performing Magic – Starship Elaine) placed himself on the list of possible contenders for the upcoming native-bred three-year-old Classic races with an encouraging run in a maiden special event last Saturday....

Spot Valley’s Reid eyes Boys Champs 800m title
Jamaica Observer

CATHERINE HALL, St James — Spot Valley High’s Tyrese Reid has his eyes fixed on winning the Class One boys‘ 800m at the ISSA Boys’ Championships next month, and so far it would be hard to bet against...

Cornwall sprinter Brown gets better with each race
Jamaica Observer

CATHERINE HALL, St James — Cornwall College’s Matthew Brown completed a full set of gold medals on Saturday when he won the Class One boys’ 100m at the County of Cornwall Athletic Association (COCAA)...

Big wins in Grace Shield semi-finals
Jamaica Observer

INNSWOOD, Papine, Wolmer’s, and St George’s College registered convincing wins as the semi-finals of the 2017 Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/Grace Shield cricket competition got underway last...

Two from two for Campesino
Jamaica Observer

The Philip Feanny-trained Campesino continued his recent victory charge with another impressive run, this time in the $1.2 million Graded Stakes Eileen Cliggott Memorial Cup feature last Saturday. Local Sports Tue, 21 Feb...

Scorpions captain calls for batting consistency
Jamaica Observer

Lack of consistency in the batting is one area that Captain Nikita Miller wants to see improved within the Jamaica Scorpions set-up. Local Sports Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Two from two for Campesino...

Miller heartened despite Super50 final flop
Jamaica Observer

Jamaica Scorpions skipper Nikita Miller was heartened by the show from his team at this season’s Regional Super50 tournament despite the 59-run loss to Barbados Pride in the final on Saturday. Local Sports Tue, 21...

‘Not my President Day’ protests across US
Jamaica Observer

NEW YORK, USA — Thousands of demonstrators turned out yesterday across the US to challenge Donald Trump in a Presidents Day protest dubbed Not My President’s Day. International Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT...

Russia’s ambassador to UN falls ill, dies at 64
Jamaica Observer

NEW YORK, USA (AP) — Russia’s ambassador to the United Nations, a veteran diplomat known as a potent, savvy yet personable voice for his country’s interests who could both spar and get along with his...

PHOTO: #Oteam supports Sigma Run
Jamaica Observer

Members of the Jamaica Observer team were all smiles at Emancipation Park in Kingston, on Sunday, after completing the 19th Sagicor Sigma Corporate Run. The team was among almost 25,000 participants who turned out to run,...

How SECURE is your WORKSPACE?
Jamaica Observer

We intensely focus our time and attention on securing and protecting our computer systems and networks from being hacked, and also preventing confidential information from being leaked on the internet. Whilst that is...

This Day in History — February 21
Jamaica Observer

 TODAY’S HIGHLIGHT Local News Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT How SECURE is your WORKSPACE? http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/How-SECURE-is-your-WORKSPACE-_90143 We intensely focus our time and attention on...

PHOTO: Comply or else
Jamaica Observer

A police officer removes a licence plate from a motor car on Spanish Town Road in St Andrew last Friday. As part of the State’s zero-tolerance approach to crime, which Prime Minister Andrew Holness outlined recently...

Smart TVs SPYING on owners Here’s how to stop it
Jamaica Observer

You may have already been aware that smart TVs collect data on their users, sometimes without their viewers’ knowledge. But how is this data used? Local News Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT PHOTO: Comply or else...

Malnutrition killing inmates in Haiti jails
Jamaica Observer

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Dozens of emaciated men with sunken cheeks and protruding ribs lie silently in an infirmary at Haiti’s largest prison, most too weak to stand. The corpse of an inmate who died...

Holness says it’s time to develop courage to confront crime
Jamaica Observer

LUCEA, Hanover — Prime Minister Andrew Holness says it is time that the political system develops the courage to confront the culture (of crime) that has held the country down for far too long. Local News Tue, 21 Feb...

More funds for finance ministry’s transformation programme
Jamaica Observer

An additional $21.67 million has been allocated to continue implementation of the public-sector transformation programme in the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service this year. Local News Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00...

High-demand skills not enough to satisfy labour market
Jamaica Observer

MANAGER for student services and development, placement and career services at the University of the West Indies, Mona campus, Dr Merritt Henry, says the number of people graduating from tertiary institutions with...

  Tough day at Charlemont High
Jamaica Observer

Last Friday night when Sherine Perry-Howell realised that her husband had not returned home for the first time in their 10 years of marriage, her worst fear was that he had been robbed of his vehicle and was left...

Cops kill man in Black Land, another on South Camp Road
Jamaica Observer

THE Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) is probing the fatal shootings of two men in separate incidents in St Catherine and Kingston yesterday. Local News Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT   Tough day at...

Police finally wearing body cameras
Jamaica Observer

THE long-touted move to outfit police officers with body cameras is finally a reality. Local News Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Cops kill man in Black Land, another on South Camp Road...

Study: Apprenticeship programmes can increase growth, employment
Jamaica Observer

AN Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) study says apprenticeship programmes are major drivers of improved social and economic development across the world. Local News Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Police finally wearing...

Some tertiary graduates lacking ‘soft skills’ for employment
Jamaica Observer

ONE of Jamaica’s senior educators is lamenting that some secondary and tertiary students are leaving school without the requisite skills that will make them readily employable for emerging careers. Local News Tue, 21...

Technician caught in motel with missing high school girl remanded
Jamaica Gleaner

Thirty-eight-year-old technician Miguel McMorris who was held by police allegedly having sex with a schoolgirl was remanded when he appeared before the St Catherine Parish Court today. The McMorris who is of a St...

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