‘Stop it!’ - Portia vows tough action against feuding Comrades
Jamaica Observer

BLACK RIVER, St Elizabeth — Opposition People’s National Party (PNP) President Portia Simpson Miller has vowed to come down hard on those Comrades who she said, were bringing the 78-year-old party into...

‘Madness!’ - Kgn Western MP decries shooting of five-year-old girl
Jamaica Observer

Kingston Western Member of Parliament Desmond McKenzie yesterday decried the upsurge in violence in the community after the shooting of a five-year-old girl on Tulip Lane in Denham Town. Local News Mon, 05 Sep 2016...

‘JLP victimising PNP people’
Jamaica Observer

BLACK RIVER, St Elizabeth — Former Local Government minister Noel Arscott has accused the ruling Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) of victimising supporters of the People’s National Party (PNP) and forcing “PNP...

Gayle and Bravo launch new condom line in India
Jamaica Observer

NEW DELHI, India (CMC) – Two of the world’s leading cricketers, Chris Gayle and Dwayne Bravo, have become the new faces of an Indian condom brand named Skore. Local News Fri, 02 Sep 2016 18:49:19 GMT Health...

16 suspected lotto scammers arrested in western Jamaica
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Sixteen people accused of defrauding citizens of the United States of America of approximately US$50, 000 between 2011 and 2015 are to appear in court in western Jamaica on September 14 and 20....

Weekly Round-up: Portia didn’t know… Luciano loses visa… Thompson whips Schippers again
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica – People’s National Party leader Portia Simpson Miller on Tuesday said she was unaware of a campaign funding scandal that triggered a fresh round of conflict within the ranks of the fractious...

Burrell upbeat about a Reggae Boyz win over Panama tonight
Jamaica Observer

PANAMA CITY, Panama -- Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) President Captain Horace Burrell, here to watch Jamaica's must-win World Cup Qualifier against the hosts later today, said he is confident the Reggae Boyz can...

Plans underway to reward Jamaica’s Rio team — Grange
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia Grange, says plans for recognising and rewarding members of Jamaica’s team to Rio 2016 Olympic Games are proceeding. Local News...

Health ministry opens new Zika-info phone lines
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Ministry of Health says its National Emergency Operation Centre (NEOC) has increased its capacity to field questions concerning Zika, especially for pregnant women. Local News Fri, 02 Sep 2016...

Social: 'frozen' Delight
Jamaica Observer

Christiyana Martin, the daughter of dancehall artiste Ce’Cile and KFC Big Deal spokesman & reggae artiste Christopher Martin, celebrated her birthday by the floatie-themed pool in her backyard. Local Lifestyle...

Boys’ Town Infant and Primary School gets facelift
Jamaica Observer

THE Boys’ Town Infant and Primary School in Kingston was last Thursday and Friday given a facelift, courtesy of Pan- Jamaica Investment Trust Limited and Jamaica Property Company, and comes just in time for the start...

American pleads guilty to cellphone fraud linked to Caribbean
Jamaica Observer

FLORIDA, USA (CMC) – The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) says one man has pleaded guilty to multiple criminal charges in connection with a sophisticated global cellphone fraud scheme that involved...

Digicel Play adds Weathernation to channel line-up
Jamaica Observer

DIGICEL Play announced yesterday that it has added WeatherNation TV to its channel line-up across its Caribbean and Central America market, giving customers up-to-the-minute access to the latest weather conditions. Local...

Pitfour well down
Jamaica Observer

THE National Water Commission (NWC) said it was forced Tuesday to temporarily suspend operations at its Pitfour well in St James, due to mechanical challenges. Local News Thu, 01 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT Digicel Play adds...

Photo: Top students
Jamaica Observer

Students Moses Hooper (second left) and Anesia Armstrong pose with their trophies after they were presented with prizes at the South St Andrew Scholarship Award ceremony, held Monday at the Knutsford Court Hotel in...

Gov’t says it’s committed to speedy approvals of developments
Jamaica Observer

THE Government says it is maintaining its position regarding speedier timelines for developmental approvals. Local News Thu, 01 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT Photo: Top students...

Portmore Tax Office will be closed this Saturday
Jamaica Observer

TAX Administration Jamaica (TAJ) said yesterday that the Portmore Tax Office will be closed this Saturday, September 3. Local News Thu, 01 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT Gov’t says it’s committed to speedy approvals of...

Ministry appeals for cooperation on health and lifestyle survey
Jamaica Observer

THE Ministry of Health has appealed for individuals to cooperate with interviewers, who will be in the field gathering data from September 1 to December 31 for the third Jamaica Health and Lifestyle Survey (JHLS III)....

Trinidad & Tobago celebrates 54th anniversary of independence
Jamaica Observer

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Trinidad and Tobago yesterday celebrated its 54th anniversary of political independence from Britain with the traditional military parade and Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley telling...

Work on Mandela Highway starts weekend; advertising signs to come down
Jamaica Observer

THE National Works Agency (NWA) says it is now making preparations to demolish a number of advertising signs along the Mandela Highway — between Six Miles in St Andrew and the Highway 2000 East/West On Ramp in St...

Jamaicans will be equipped with requisite skills
Jamaica Observer

THE Government says it remains committed to equipping Jamaicans with the requisite skills and academic qualifications, in order to effectively satisfy and compete in the ever-changing labour market. Local News Thu, 01 Sep...

Book prices up by four per cent
Jamaica Observer

CONSUMERS are spending four per cent more on textbooks for the new academic year, the education ministry announced yesterday. Local News Thu, 01 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT Jamaicans will be equipped with requisite skills...

Performance report of 100 schools to be released soon
Jamaica Observer

THE performance report of approximately 100 schools will be released by the National Education Inspectorate (NEI) in a few weeks. Local News Thu, 01 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT Book prices up by four per cent...

Transport operators renew call for removal of bus lane on Mandela
Jamaica Observer

THE Transport Operators Development Sustainable Services (TODSS) has called on the Government to relax the decision to give exclusive rights to the Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) to use a section of Mandela Highway....

Gov’t spending $800 million on textbooks this year
Jamaica Observer

THE Ministry of Education, Youth and Information says that approximately $800 million will be spent this year on textbooks for the new school year, which formally kicks off on Monday. Local News Thu, 01 Sep 2016 00:00:00...

CXC agrees to accept SBAs of Penwood sudents
Jamaica Observer

THE Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) has decided to accept the outstanding School-based Assessment (SBA) samples of students of Penwood High School in St Andrew. Local News Thu, 01 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT Gov’t...

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