Simulating mom's womb in research to help preemies
Jamaica Observer

WASHINGTON, United States (AP) — Researchers are creating an artificial womb to improve care for extremely premature babies — and animal testing suggests the firstof-its-kind watery incubation so closely mimics...

Stranded Cubans start to leave Guyana
Jamaica Observer

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) – Hundreds of Cubans stranded over the past few days were leaving Guyana on Tuesday after the authorities granted the Honduras-based Easy Sky airline temporary permission to fly into the...

Stranded Cubans start to leave Guyana
Antigua Observer

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Apr 25, CMC – Hundreds of Cuban nationals stranded here over the past few days were leaving Guyana on Tuesday after the authorities granted the Honduras-based Easy Sky airline temporary permission...

Cuba Gooding Sr found dead in his car
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CUBA GOODING SR was found dead today, several media outlets have reported. The 72-year-old, who is the father of actors Cuba Gooding Jr and Omar Gooding, was found in his silver Jaguar which was parked...

Spirit Airlines withdrawing from Cuba
Nation News

FORT LAUDERDALE – The US based carrier, Spirit Airlines says it will be withdrawing from the Cuban market – joining two other carriers to announce plans to stop flying to the island. The ultra low...

Spirit Airlines abandons Cuba service
Antigua Observer

FORT LAUDERDALE, USA — On Friday, Spirit Airlines cancelled its routes to Havana, Cuba, becoming the third airline after ultra-low cost carrier Frontier Airlines and regional airline Silver Airways to drop service to...

#CariftaGames: Jamaica wins two gold, silver in 4x400m races
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica continued to show their prowess on the track this evening, winning two more gold medals and a silver in the 4x400m races at the 2017 FLOW CARIFTA Games in Curacoa. Local News Mon, 17 Apr...

Legislation coming to increase fines for farm theft – Samuda
Jamaica Observer

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica (JIS) — The Government is looking to amend the Agricultural Produce Act to increase fines for offences from a maximum of $250,000 to $3 million or up to five years imprisonment. Local News Mon,...

68-y-o among 2 men murdered within 24 hours in Kingston 2
Jamaica Observer

ST ANDREW, Jamaica — It was a bloody Easter Sunday and Monday in Kingston 2 after two men were killed in separate incidents in the area. Local News Mon, 17 Apr 2017 15:51:27 GMT Legislation coming to increase fines...

Gateway sign to be mounted in St Thomas for Blue and John Crow mountains
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — The Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport will be mounting a third gateway sign to the Blue and John Crow Mountains in Port Morant, St Thomas. Local News Mon, 17 Apr 2017...

Russia, Google reach US$7.8 million settlement on Android case
Jamaica Observer

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian officials and Google have reached an agreement to settle a two-year-old case against Google for requiring the pre-installation of some of its apps on mobile devices using the Android system....

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

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — The Spanish Town Hospital is to benefit from the donation of a portable suction machine from the Social Development Commission (SDC). Local News Mon, 17 Apr 2017 13:23:07 GMT Russia, Google...

Five-state manhunt for suspected Facebook killer
Jamaica Observer

CHICAGO, United States (AFP) — US police on Monday widened a manhunt for a gunman who shot and killed an elderly man, and then posted a video of the seemingly random Easter Sunday attack on Facebook. Local News Mon,...

18-y-o girl missing since March 14
Jamaica Observer

ST ANDREW, Jamaica — The police is reporting that 18-year-old Tracey-Ann Watson of Walkers Crescent, Kingston 10 has been missing since Thursday, March 14. Local News Mon, 17 Apr 2017 14:04:33 GMT Five-state manhunt...

First spring lionfish event
Royal Gazette

The first spring time lionfish tournament is due to take place later this month with scuba divers and free divers encouraged to sign up. The one-day Swimming With Lions tournament is being organised by the Lionfish Mafia...

China remains world's biggest executioner — Amnesty
Jamaica Observer

BEIJING, China (AFP) — China executed more people in 2016 than all other nations combined, Amnesty International said Tuesday, as death penalties in the world decreased overall. Local News Mon, 10 Apr 2017 18:31:52...

Cops yet to identify body found in St Ann three weeks ago
Jamaica Observer

ST ANN, Jamaica — The St Ann police are seeking the public’s help to identify a body that was found in Buckfield, Ocho Rios on March 2o. Local News Mon, 10 Apr 2017 18:51:46 GMT China remains world's biggest...

O-Wrap: Quallo appointed top cop… Schoolgirl killed in squabble… Cumberland High teachers scared
Jamaica Observer

In case you missed it, here are OBSERVER ONLINE’s top 10 stories for today. Local News Mon, 10 Apr 2017 19:00:38 GMT Cops yet to identify body found in St Ann three weeks ago...

UPDATE: Education Ministry sends team to Cumberland High
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — A team from the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information (MOEYI) is to visit the Cumberland High School in St Catherine on Tuesday amidst reports of violent attacks being meted out to the...

Broken boiler at UHWI triggers toxic fumes at Mona
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — A broken boiler on the Mona Campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI) has been affecting people close to the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI) laundry, OBSERVER ONLINE has been...

8,000 BPO jobs this year
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Major developments in business process outsourcing (BPO) operations in the country are expected to provide approximately 8,000 new jobs this year. Local News Mon, 10 Apr 2017 20:32:27 GMT...

US gains Trump backing for World Cup bid with Mexico, Canada
Jamaica Observer

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — The United States, Mexico and Canada on Monday announced a joint bid to stage the 2026 World Cup, aiming to become the first three-way co-hosts in the history of FIFA's showpiece...

Bolt imposter attempts to solicit money on Facebook
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Sprint legend Usain Bolt last night took to his social media account to caution fans not to fall victim to a ploy using his name and image to solicit money on Facebook. Local News Mon, 10 Apr 2017...

'Carnival in Jamaica' — further diversifying the tourism product
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — The Government is partnering with carnival stakeholders to market Jamaica as an entertainment destination. Local News Mon, 10 Apr 2017 17:46:42 GMT Bolt imposter attempts to solicit money on...

Four arrested after cops seize 3 guns
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The police this morning seized three illegal firearms and 45 assorted rounds of ammunition during special operations on Cedar Valley Road, Kingston 6 in the area more commonly known as Standpipe....

Person of interest held in killing of Runaway Bay woman
Jamaica Observer

ST ANN, Jamaica — The St Ann police have held a person of interest in relation to Saturday morning’s murder of a woman in Runaway Bay. Local News Mon, 10 Apr 2017 18:01:14 GMT Four arrested after cops seize 3...

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