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Jamaica Observer

MINNETONKA, United States (AP) — Music megastar Prince was known for throwing parties that stretched into the wee hours of the morning, but his faith and the Bible could also keep him gabbing until sunrise, according...

Dancehall artiste Popcaan jailed in Antigua
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaican dancehall artiste Popcaan was last night arrested in Antigua after a raucous scene erupted on stage at the Antigua Trades and Labour Union rally in Fort James. Local News Tue, 03 May 2016...

Cop killed at school fair in St Vincent
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent (CMC) – Police say an 18-year-old youth is assisting their investigations into the death of a police officer, who was reportedly stabbed while on duty at a fair at a school. Local News Tue, 03...

ONLINE READERS COMMENT: What kind of animal attacks missionaries?
Jamaica Observer

Dear Editor, Local News Tue, 03 May 2016 09:32:53 GMT Cop killed at school fair in St Vincent http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/Cop-killed-at-school-fair-in-St-Vincent KINGSTOWN, St Vincent (CMC) – Police say an...

PM attends energy summit in the US
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Prime Minister Andrew Holness departs the island today to participate in the United States Caribbean Central American Energy Summit meeting in Washington DC. Local News Tue, 03 May 2016 09:51:48...

Bittersweet taste of Android N
Jamaica Observer

While we’re still out of loop on the candy name Google will allocate to its latest operating system (OS), the tech giant has released an Android N Beta program. Local News Tue, 03 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT ...Cyber...

Can I find my phone using the IMEI number?
Jamaica Observer

Locating your phone with just its IMEI number isn’t a simple process. In some cases, the police can work together with your telecommunications provider to locate it using its IMEI number, but its not a smooth...

Providing ‘Trees for Earth’
Jamaica Observer

(From left) Menard Griffiths, forest technician; Renford Williams, Sandals Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) guardian; Haniff Richards, Sandals EHS Manager; Yone Gayle, EHS guardian; Chase Webb, Sandals Royal...

Irrigation system 101
Jamaica Observer

Managing Director of the National Irrigation Commission Dr Mark Richards (right) explains features of a prototype irrigation system to a group of Calabar High School boys during Career Day at the school recently. (Photo:...

  This Day in History — May 3
Jamaica Observer

Today is the 124th day of 2016. There are 242 days left in the year. Local News Tue, 03 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT Irrigation system 101 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/Irrigation-system-101_59629 Managing Director of the...

PHOTO: State comfort
Jamaica Observer

Prime Minister Andrew Holness (left) and Minister of National Security Robert Montague console relatives of slain policewoman Corporal Judith Williams during a visit to the family home at 23½ Bryden Street, Kingston 16...

Murdered woman’s family happy with husband’s life sentence
Jamaica Observer

RELATIVES of 74-year-old St Ann pensioner and returning resident Floris Clarke, who was murdered in 2007 by two schoolboys hired by her husband, Bertram Clarke, are happy with the life sentences handed down to two of the...

Church urged to play greater role in protecting children
Jamaica Observer

THE church is being called on to help in the counselling of abused children, and to assist the authorities in nabbing perpetrators. Local News Tue, 03 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT Murdered woman’s family happy with...

‘The death penalty might have its place, but...’
Jamaica Observer

A suggestion by opposition spokesman on Justice and Governance, Senator Mark Golding, that hanging is not the solution to Jamaica’s crime problem has ignited a debate among Jamaica Observer online readers....

Shaw promises Finsac report, despite death of commission’s secretary
Jamaica Observer

MINISTER of Finance and the Public Service Audley Shaw says he regrets the passing of the secretary to the Finsac Commission of Enquiry, Fernando DePeralto, but insists that his death will not derail plans to produce the...

T&T mulling decriminalising ganja
Jamaica Observer

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — The Trinidad and Tobago government is examining the possibility of decriminalising marijuana and is reviewing existing legislation as well as planning wide consultation before adopting...

Woman withdraws $1.2m after opening Scotia account with $5,000
Jamaica Observer

AN aspiring nurse who defrauded the Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) of $1.2 million via a cheque, after opening an account with only $5,000, is to know her fate on June 30 when she appears in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish...

Petcom sold for J$2.3 billion
Jamaica Observer

THE Development Bank of Jamaica (DBJ) yesterday announced that Petroleum Company of Jamaica Ltd (Petcom) has been sold to Phoenix Fuels and Accessories Limited for US$19 million ($2.3 billion). Local News Tue, 03 May 2016...

House starts review of 2016/17 budget today
Jamaica Observer

THE House of Representatives will this morming commence its review of the Estimates of Expenditure for the 2016/17 financial year at Gordon House in downtown Kingston. Local News Tue, 03 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT Petcom sold...

Us to join hunt
Jamaica Observer

POLICE Commissioner Dr Carl Williams yesterday disclosed that Jamaica is receiving help from the United States to track down the killers of two American missionaries whose bodies were found in a remote part of Boscobel,...

Bunting’s term limits call not new
Jamaica Observer

PETER Bunting’s call last week for term limits on leadership in the People’s National Party (PNP) is not a new idea inside the Opposition party. Local News Tue, 03 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT Us to join hunt...

US ambassador at Dominican-Haiti border to see people’s ‘behavior’
Dominican Today

Dajabón, Dominican Republic.- U.S. ambassador James W.

More than 3 million Haitians ‘peacefully invade’ Dominican territory: Presidency candidate
Dominican Today

Santo Domingo.- Minority PUN party presidential candidate Soraya

UN food relief agency to aid Haitians hit by prolonged drought
Jamaica Observer

UNITED NATIONS (CMC) — The United Nations World Food Programme (WEP) says it will launch an emergency operation in Haiti to assist one million people devastated by three years of prolonged drought exacerbated by the...

Over 150,000 Haitians in irregular migratory situation have left DR
Dominican Today

Santo Domingo.- Official repatriation operations and returns qualified as "voluntary and spontaneous" of Haitian living in irregular migratory situation in the Dominican Republic continue to the Haitian-Dominican border,...

Dominican Republic, Haiti to re-establish ties
Jamaica Observer

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (CMC) — The governments of Haiti and the Dominican Republic have pledged to re-establish ties following months of disagreement.

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