Plaintiff in landmark US abortion case Roe v Wade dies
Jamaica Observer

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — Norma McCorvey, the plaintiff in the case that led to the Supreme Court's landmark Roe v. Wade ruling that legalized abortion in the United States in 1973, died Saturday. She was 69....

T&T primary school children did not get HIV from sexual activity, says education minister
Jamaica Observer

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Education Minister Anthony Garcia says the five students who tested positive for the HIV virus did not get infected through sexual activities but were infected from birth. Local News...

US urges Venezuela to release political prisoners
Jamaica Observer

The State Department's call came days after the Venezuelan Supreme Court upheld the punishment of Leopoldo Lopez, who is serving a nearly 14-year sentence on charges of inciting unrest at anti-government protests in 2014....

Health ministry to intensify primary school dental programme
Jamaica Observer

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica (JIS) — The Ministry of Health will be intensifying its programme in primary schools aimed at reducing dental cavities in children. Local News Sat, 18 Feb 2017 14:09:33 GMT US urges Venezuela to...

Smartphones revolutionising medicine — researchers
Jamaica Observer

BOSTON, United States (AFP) — Smartphones are revolutionising the diagnosis and treatment of illnesses, thanks to add-ons and apps that make their ubiquitous small screens into medical devices, researchers say. Local...

Three Hills top St Mary Big Bash Cricket
Jamaica Observer

Three Hills Club were the toast of the St Mary cricket fraternity when they claimed the championship trophy at the Maurice Clarke 20/20 Big Bash awards ceremony held at the Port Maria Police Station on Thursday....

Melbourne/Purewater 5K organisers promise improved experience
Jamaica Observer

THE third staging of the Melbourne Cricket Club/Purewater 5K Run/Walk event is scheduled to be held on Sunday, March 5, starting 7:00 am at the Melbourne Cricket Club on Courtney Walsh Drive. Local Sports Sat, 18 Feb 2017...

KSAFA partners with Delgado Health for player benefits
Jamaica Observer

Over 4,000 football players affiliated with the Kingston and St Andrew Football Association (KSAFA) will benefit from a major health service deal of $21 million offered by Delgado Health Services. Local Sports Sat, 18 Feb...

Campesino takes aim at Eileen Cliggott Memorial Cup feature
Jamaica Observer

Campesino, winner of this year’s St Catherine Cup, eyes another trophy win as he heads a six-horse field going into the Grade One Eileen Cliggott Memorial Trophy feature call at Caymanas Park today. Local Sports Sat,...

Rusea’s girls set to sparkle at Western Champs
Jamaica Observer

ST JAMES, Jamaica — Rusea’s High will be seeking to make school history today, by winning their first-ever girls title at the County of Cornwall Athletics Association’s (COCAA)/Digicel Western Championships...

Ben Francis meet gets underway today
Jamaica Observer

The seventh staging of the Ben Francis Invitational and the third edition of the SW Isaac-Henry track and field meets are on today at the Vere Technical High School and the National Stadium, respectively. Local Sports...

Coach Whitmore buoyed by Boyz victory
Jamaica Observer

HOUSTON, United States — A passing grade! Local Sports Sat, 18 Feb 2017 03:00:00 GMT Ben Francis meet gets underway today http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/sport/Ben-Francis-meet-gets-underway-today_89952 The seventh...

Nedrick aims for successful final school season
Jamaica Observer

Despite three gold medals and a big record in the shot put at Tuesday’s eliminations of the County of Cornwall Athletics Association (COCAA/Digicel Western Championships at the St Elizabeth Technical High School...

Scorpions’ Powell energised for Pride clash
Jamaica Observer

ST JOHN’S, Antigua (CMC) — Exciting all-rounder Rovman Powell has given the assurance Jamaica Scorpions will be ready for their clash with Barbados Pride in today’s final of the Regional Super50 at Coolidge...

Trinidad and Tobago tries to halt fighters to Islamic State
Jamaica Observer

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (AP) — A Caribbean island nation has become an unlikely source of fighters and funding for the Islamic State militant group, prompting an internationally backed effort to stem the flow of...

PHOTO: Danger ahead!
Jamaica Observer

This open manhole on North Avenue, off Old Hope Road, Kingston, poses a danger to the disabled, the elderly, and children. Residents says it has been like that for about a year, but we hope the Government agency...

PM’s photo time
Jamaica Observer

Prime Minister Andrew Holness poses with staff and trainees at Alorica call centre in Portmore during a tour after he participated in a ground-breaking ceremony for the Port Authority of Jamaica’s expanded Business...

Cummings ready to regain final team spot
Trinidad Guardian

Central FC midfield­er Keron Cummings is grateful to be able to contest for Senior Team selection again a little more than a year after being sidelined after suf­fering gun shot wounds. Cummings was forced to stay...

Execution will be key - Powell
Jamaica Gleaner

Enterprising all-rounder Rovman Powell says execution was the order of the day for him against Trinidad and Tobago Red Force in the semi-finals of the WICB Regional Super50 Tournament and come today, he hopes to replicate...

Teen killed in St Ann, suspect held
Jamaica Observer

ST ANN, Jamaica — A teen was shot dead and a man shot and injured while walking along a roadway in Parry Town, Ocho Rios on Wednesday. Local News Fri, 17 Feb 2017 12:16:01 GMT Jamaicans urged to use dual methods of...

UPDATE: Feb 21 court date for man facing three counts of rape
Jamaica Observer

St Mary, Jamaica – The man who was apprehended in Retreat, St Mary this morning has been scheduled to appear in court on Tuesday after being on the run for almost two years. Local News Fri, 17 Feb 2017 12:31:43 GMT...

Struggles continue for Gayle as Kings lose
Jamaica Observer

SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates (CMC) — Chris Gayle’s run of low scores in the Pakistan Super League continued on Thursday as his Karachi Kings suffered a seven-run defeat to Sunil Narine’s Lahore Qalanders....

Trump's frustration boils over
Jamaica Observer

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — After a turbulent four weeks as president of the United States, Donald Trump's frustration finally burst out. Local News Fri, 17 Feb 2017 12:55:08 GMT Struggles continue for Gayle as...

Dominica's Opposition leader calls for PM's resignation
Jamaica Observer

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — Dominica’s Opposition leader Lennox Linton has repeated his call for the resignation of Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit and called on President Chares Savarin to name a new person to...

Major increase in hotel rooms — Bartlett
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — There has been a major increase in hotel rooms over the past decade with the establishment, rebranding and expansion of several properties. Local News Fri, 17 Feb 2017 13:30:37 GMT...

All set for 19th Sagicor Sigma Corporate Run
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The 19th staging of the Sagicor Sigma Corporate Run starts on Sunday, February 19 in New Kingston with close to record breaking runners, walkers and wheelchair participants set to participate....

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