Kite festival in Duhaney Park
Jamaica Observer

The FLOW Foundation, on Good Friday, joined hands with youth from Sherlock Crescent in Duhaney Park, St Andrew, to stage a kite-flying contest where the youngsters, between the ages of 8 and 18, displayed their...

This Day in History — April 18
Jamaica Observer

Today is the 108th day of 2017. There are 257 days left in the year. Local News Tue, 18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT Kite festival in Duhaney Park http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/Kite-festival-in-Duhaney-Park_95857 The FLOW...

Official says home economics education plays key role in national development
Jamaica Observer

DIRECTOR of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information’s Western Regional Office Dr Michelle Pinnock says home economics education continues to be an important subject area that plays a critical role in nation...

The iPHONE OF CARS?
Jamaica Observer

SAN FRANCISCO, California (AP) — Apple is joining the fiercely competitive race to design self-driving cars, raising the possibility that a company that has already reshaped culture with its iPhone may try to...

Mayor says council must play part in city’s entertainment
Jamaica Observer

MAYOR Delroy Williams says the Kingston and St Andrew Municipal Corporation (KSAMC) must put structures in place to manage mega entertainment events in the city. Local News Tue, 18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT The iPHONE OF...

Prince Harry shares emotional struggles after Diana’s death
Jamaica Observer

LONDON, England (AP) — It is an image those who saw it will never forget: Prince William and Prince Harry — just boys, really — walking silently behind their mother’s cortège as the world...

Prison talk, Jah Cure’s case inspired American professor’s college programme
Jamaica Observer

An invitation to give a talk in prison more than 12 years ago, as well as her coverage of Jamaican singer Jah Cure’s case, inspired Dr Baz Dreisinger to start a Prison-to-College Pipeline programme in the United...

50 teachers participate in workshop on special learning needs
Jamaica Observer

FIFTY early childhood and special needs teachers across the island last week participated in a Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes Workshop, which sought to better equip teachers with the techniques and resources needed to...

Deadly weekend
Jamaica Observer

NINE people, including a policeman, lost their lives tragically over the Easter weekend in road crashes. Local News Tue, 18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT 50 teachers participate in workshop on special learning needs...

SDC to donate portable suction machine to Spanish Town Hospital
Jamaica Observer

THE Spanish Town Hospital is to benefit from the donation of a portable suction machine from the Social Development Commission (SDC). Local News Tue, 18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT Deadly weekend...

Party promoter leads Easter treat for seniors, homeless
Jamaica Observer

Party promoter Robert Blake, better known as Lyga Boss, and some members of Ghetto Super Stars, last Thursday Local News Tue, 18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT SDC to donate portable suction machine to Spanish Town Hospital...

The 10 oldest people on record are women
Jamaica Observer

ROME, Italy (AFP) — Italian Emma Morano’s death on Saturday at the age of 117 years, leaves Jamaican Violet Brown, born March 10,1900, as the oldest living person, according to the Gerontology Research Group...

Cop killed in crash remembered as a good man
Jamaica Observer

TELFORD Stephens was in mourning yesterday for his only son, Constable Ramon Stephens, but spoke highly about him yesterday, a day after the policeman and an unidentified female companion died in a crash on the...

Reggae Youths aim to keep rhythm going
Jamaica Observer

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Mid-season champions Reggae Youths will hope to maintain their mid-season final form going into the third-round cross-zone of the Jamaica Football Federation Western Confederation...

‘It’s what I do, it’s what I love!’
Jamaica Observer

Jamaican cricketer Odean Brown has no thought of walking away from the game after serving a 15-month ban for an anti-doping whereabouts rule violation. Local Sports Sat, 04 Mar 2017 03:00:00 GMT Reggae Youths aim to keep...

J’can Gareth Henry dominates at international badminton tourney
Jamaica Observer

Top Jamaican player Gareth Henry was the toast on the opening day of the 2017 Jamaica International Badminton Championship (JIBC), by winning all of his matches played at the National Indoor Sports Centre (NISC) in...

Morgan century leads England to 45-run win over Windies
Jamaica Observer

ST JOHN’S, Antigua and Barbuda (AFP) — Eoin Morgan’s 10th one-day international (ODI) century provided the batting foundation while seamers Liam Plunkett and Chris Woakes took four wickets each as England...

Titchfield’s Shanice Burrell, the heart of a champion
Jamaica Observer

Shanice Burrell’s stated passion is to represent people. Local Sports Sat, 04 Mar 2017 03:00:00 GMT Morgan century leads England to 45-run win over Windies...

Jamaica’s youth athletes launch battles for Carifta spots
Jamaica Observer

The cream of Jamaica’s crop will be on display at the National Stadium over the weekend as they hunt places on the island’s team for the Carifta Games set for April 15-17 in Curacao. Local Sports Sat, 04 Mar...

14-y-o USA-based Briana Williams in Carifta hunt
Jamaica Observer

When the starter’s gun for the 2017 Carifta Trials goes off in Jamaica today, there will be at least one unfamiliar face to most Jamaican fans as the high school girls line up to represent the sprint capital in the...

Expanded Super50 a great stepping stone — Adams
Jamaica Observer

BASSETERRE, St Kitts (CMC) — The region’s new director of cricket, Jimmy Adams, believes this year’s expanded Regional Super50 was a major stepping stone in helping players to set new standards of...

Powell eyeing longest format despite
Jamaica Observer

ST JOHN’S, Antigua (CMC) — Big-hitting all-rounder Rovman Powell is hoping to avoid being pigeon-holed as a limited-overs specialist, and make a successful transition to the game’s longest form. Local...

World Cup spot key as West Indies face England
Jamaica Observer

St John’s, Antigua and Barbuda (AFP) — West Indies face England in a three-match one-day series starting today under pressure to reverse a run of poor form that could see them facing the indignity of having to...

Brazilian All-Stars face Jamaica All-Stars today
Jamaica Observer

BRAZILIAN All-Stars will come face-to-face with the Jamaican All-Stars in a friendly football match called “Share the Love Tour” today at the National Stadium, starting at 7:30 pm. Local Sports Fri, 03 Mar 2017...

KC, XLCR rule
Jamaica Observer

Any rumours of injury surrounding Calabar High’s star Christopher Taylor have now been put to rest as the young prodigy cruised to victory in his season opener at the fourth Anthrick Corporate Area Championships...

Reality check!
Jamaica Observer

CATHERINE HALL, St James — Montego Bay United (MBU) will have it all to play for if they are to top their group and make progress in the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Club Championships after going down 2-3 to...

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