Photo: XLCR Fi Life Foundation awards 2019 scholarships
Jamaica Observer

Members of the XLCR Fi Life Foundation Orville Jackson (left) and Michael Griffiths stand proudly with the foundation's 2019 scholarship recipients (from second left) Danish Mallett, Mishima Robinson, Sabrina Cherrington,...

Gov't allocates money to assist deportees
Jamaica Observer

A sum of $10 million has been budgeted by the Government to strengthen the policy, legislative and institutional framework that guides the management and treatment of involuntary returned migrants (deportees) to the...

It's registration day in Gayle next Tuesday
Jamaica Observer

THE Registrar General's Department (RGD) will be hosting a registration fair on Tuesday, February 26 at the Gayle Seventh-day Adventist Church in St Mary. The fair, said a release from the RGD, is another of the agency's...

CSJP allocated $1.4 b for activities
Jamaica Observer

THE Citizen Security and Justice Programme, now in its third phase, is set to receive a cash injection of $1.4 billion to carry out its work in the new fiscal year.Details of the allocation are outlined in the 2019/20...

Nunes, Scholefied, DeLeon & Co celebrates 90
Jamaica Observer

Top -flight law firm Nunes, Scholefied, DeLeon & Co marked its 90th anniversary at Swallowfield Chapel in St Andrew last Sunday. After giving thanks to the Almighty for all His blessings over the years, the staff and...

Caricel, Gov't resume talks on spectrum licence
Jamaica Observer

THE Court of Appeal has granted an adjournment in the proceedings arising from telecommunications company Caricel's application for interim relief against an order revoking its licence.

'Jamaica Day is everybody's business'
Jamaica Observer

SCORES of students from across the island are expected to participate in Jamaica Day celebrations today at the National Arena in Kingston.The event will be held under the theme 'Celebrating Jamaica: Embracing Positive...

Ministry signs MOU with Mico to share labour market intelligence
Jamaica Observer

THE Mico University College and the Ministry of Labour and Social Security on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to cement a partnership, with the aim of assisting individuals in their pursuit of higher...

Fire chief says more stations needed across island
Jamaica Observer

HEAD of the Jamaica Fire Brigade (JFB) Commissioner Stewart Beckford has highlighted the urgent need for more fire stations across the island, to enable firefighters to respond to incidents in a more timely manner.There...

'They have cleaned me out!'
Jamaica Observer

 It was her deceased parents' wish for her to return to Jamaica. But, after being robbed twice at her home in Hellshire, St Catherine in less than a week, she's having second thoughts.The woman and her husband, who...

D&G Foundation boosts Maverley Parenting Workshop
Jamaica Gleaner

At 27 years old, single parent Sydonie Thomas wants to be a better mother. Every Monday and Wednesday evening, she sets all aside and dedicates three hours to learning how to do so at the Maverley Parenting Workshop (MPW)...

Macroeconomic prospects remain positive, BoJ governor says
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Bank of Jamaica (BoJ) Governor, Brian Wynter, says the country's macroeconomic prospects “remain positive as the indicators and outputs continue to show signs of recovery.“Foreign...

Forex: J$132.64 to one US dollar
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The US dollar on Thursday, February 21 ended trading at J$132.64 down by 62 cents according to the Bank of Jamaica's daily foreign exchange trading summary.Meanwhile, the Canadian dollar ended...

14,400 more persons employed as at October 2018 — STATIN
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The total number of employed persons increased by 14,400 to 1,219,700 as at October 2018, relative to the corresponding period in 2017.This is according to the Statistical Institute of Jamaica...

Tourism minister projects 41,000 new jobs by 2022
Jamaica Observer

ST JAMES, Jamaica — Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett, is projecting that the tourism sector will provide 41,000 new jobs by 2022.“During the course of 2019, an additional 1,005 rooms are slated to come on...

Scientist says nothing to fear from release of sterile mosquitoes
Jamaica Gleaner

The local scientist is supporting the Health Ministry in seeking to assure members of the public that they have nothing to fear with the expected release of half a million sterile male mosquitoes...

Paymaster announces appointment of new general manager
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Local payment processing giant, Paymaster Jamaica Limited (PJL), has announced the appointment of Nicolene Worthy-Donaldson as its new general manager.Paymaster, in a statement today, said she is...

Consumers encouraged abiding by motor vehicle warranty
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Consumer Affairs Commission (CAC) is advising consumers to abide by their motor-vehicle warranty to reduce unsatisfactory customer service experiences with retailers.

Millions allocated to help returned migrants
Jamaica Star

A sum of $10 million has been budgeted by the Government to strengthen the policy, legislative and institutional framework that guides the management and treatment of involuntary returned migrants to the island. The money...

Students to travel through riverbed to get to school
Jamaica Star

Teachers, students and parents seeking to get to the Bowden Hill Primary...

Chelsea’s Sarri wary of fan pressure
Jamaica Star

LONDON (AP): Chelsea coach Maurizio Sarri says he needs a run of wins to get the club's fans back on his side after a series of bad results. The Italian, who was subjected to abuse from Chelsea supporters after the side's...

Woman seeks help after falling in hole
Jamaica Star

July 2015 is a time that Lorraine Reynolds will never forget as she claims that it is the month that she lost everything. She said that while shopping in Montego Bay, St James, on July 11, 2015, she fell into a hole in...

Payless to keep Jamaican stores open
Jamaica Star

Payless says it is not closing down its operations in Jamaica. The popular shoe store, which has locations in Canada, the US and Puerto Rico, announced bankruptcy last week. The discount shoe retailer also said it plans...

Teenager wants to get certified as a boat captain
Jamaica Star

On any given day, one can find Romain Oldacre on Winnifred Beach in Fairy Hill, Portland, and last Friday was no different. Although the teenager was helping his brother to make craft items for sale, his mind was...

Selling craft items for 29 years - Dennis Wynter says business allows him to take care of his family
Jamaica Star

Dennis 'Ska' Wynter is a permanent fixture at South Avenue in the Half-Way Tree area. The 54-year-old has been selling his wares at the same St Andrew spot for more than 29 years, but he has been a craftsman for much...

Sisters hit by car after crossing street
Jamaica Star

Up to press time last evening, two sisters, ages 10 and 16, were said to be in stable condition after they were mowed down by a motor vehicle along Slipe Road in Kingston yesterday. It is alleged that a taxi was heading...

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