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Jamaica Observer

It seems that businesses will have to conform to the dictates of a Trump government; their freedom will be constrained, and failure to comply will have untold consequences. America will be a different place if this comes...

Clearly, the JLP did the math
Jamaica Observer

IT was quite difficult to figure out that the 17th general election in February 2016 was going to be Jamaica’s most exciting and would produce the closest result in the country’s 71 years of electoral contests...

Auxiliary fee policy is not about promoting freeness mentality
Jamaica Observer

The secret of freedom lies in educating people, whereas the secret of tyranny is in keeping them ignorant. Local Opinion Sun, 01 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT Clearly, the JLP did the math...

The Alexander Bustamante/Norman Manley alliance
Jamaica Observer

It is not generally known that following the upheaval of the labour riots in May 1938 and the subsequent incidents of strikes and violence that erupted across the country, Norman Manley and Alexander Bustamante formed a...

Key issues facing the PNP and the paper groups that are mashing it up
Jamaica Observer

This is a lightly edited version of an address given by Member of Parliament for St Ann North Western, Dr Dayton Campbell, at the annual conference of the Belfield Division in South East St Mary on Sunday, April 24: Local...

A world according to Trump
Jamaica Observer

Donald Trump’s foreign policy speech on April 27 did not once mention the Caribbean. The Caribbean should be grateful, or there might have been a price tag for his attention. He did say, after all: “The...

To be(t) or not to(b)?
Jamaica Observer

(With apologies to Shakespeare) Local Opinion Sun, 01 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT A world according to Trump http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/A-world-according-to-Trump_59379 Donald Trump’s foreign policy speech on...

WIHCON in the diaspora
Jamaica Observer

Aisha Campbell, general manager of WIHCON (centre) and Robert Taylor, attorney & WIHCON board director (right), join Ralph Thomas, Ambassador to Jamaica (left), in front of the Jamaican Embassy in Washington, DC....

Turning point for energy security in the Caribbean
Jamaica Observer

Caribbean countries have quietly started a green revolution and are now leading the way for other small island developing states in the global effort to limit the rise of global temperature to 1.5 degrees Celsius. While...

Jetcon eyes security force car
Jamaica Observer

Jetcon Corporation Ltd, one of the newest members of the Junior Market on the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE), says it is eyeing the contract to supply the security services with used vehicles being considered by Government...

Who needs marketing research?
Jamaica Observer

I guess the Marketing Department can be too good. Here’s one example: Local Business Sun, 01 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT Jetcon eyes security force car...

Construction is bustling at Florida’s first ‘sustainable town’
Jamaica Observer

PUNTA GORDA, United States (AFP) — With deep pockets and an environmentalist’s zeal, retired American football player Syd Kitson dreamed up a plan to build the United States’s first solar-powered town on a...

Rainforest Seafoods makes strategic shift to value-added products
Jamaica Observer

Local seafood distributor Rainforest Seafoods is finalising regulatory requirements to begin exportation of cooked land crabs and lobster come July. Local Business Sun, 01 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT Construction is bustling at...

Earle Patrick Delisser – Never yielding, always assisting others
Jamaica Observer

Family, friends and colleagues turned out in their numbers at the St Richard of Chichester Catholic Church in Kingston recently to pay their last respects to former president of the National Democratic Movement (NDM) and...

What is a gluten-free diet?
Jamaica Observer

THERE is currently a buzz surrounding gluten and gluten-free diets. In fact, we may have even heard that some of our relatives and friends are on a gluten-free diet. Health & Fitness Sun, 01 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT...

Carol Williams and her love for the deaf
Jamaica Observer

With her infectious smile and bubbly personality, Carol Williams could have easily fitted well within many organisations but her passion for working with the deaf led her to the place she felt she needed most to be —...

Renewing the PNP around ideas and not personalities
Jamaica Observer

(This is a lightly edited presentation by Member of Parliament for Central Manchester and former Minister of National Security, Peter Bunting, at a forum in St Andrew last Thursday.) Local News Sun, 01 May 2016 00:00:00...

‘It hurts’ Community grieves for slain female cop
Jamaica Observer

Williams, who was assigned to the police commissioner’s office, was shot eight times by hoodlums as she made her way to work Thursday morning. She succumbed to her injuries at hospital on Friday. Local News Sun, 01...

How RISE changed two lives
Jamaica Observer

Life could have been different for Chris-Ann Grason and Damion Laylor who now serve as volunteers at RISE (Reaching Individuals through Skills and Education) Life Management Services – a non-government organisation...

Man being questioned in police woman’s murder
Jamaica Observer

The police last evening reported that they have detained a man in the murder of 54-year-old police Corporal Judith Williams. Local News Sun, 01 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT How RISE changed two lives...

Elaine Dickson commits
Jamaica Observer

No circumstance could prevent Elaine Dickson from reading. Local News Sun, 01 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT Man being questioned in police woman’s murder...

Police confirm that father drowned daughter, aged 3
Jamaica Observer

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The police have said that 25-year-old Roosevelt “‘Timmy” Thomas confessed to killing his three-year-old daughter Leashay, by drowning her at sea last Tuesday night. Local News...

Junction says farewell to ‘Daddy D’
Jamaica Observer

JUNCTION, St Elizabeth —There were tears and countless sad faces as residents of Junction and its environs turned up in large numbers on Friday for the official viewing of late legendary People’s National Party...

Voodoo gunman
Jamaica Observer

Jamaica’s most wanted man is deeply involved in the practice of voodoo, witchcraft and obeah and has made many trips by speedboat to the French-speaking Caribbean island of Haiti, a retired police officer has told...

Lee Chin says it’s
Jamaica Observer

Michael Lee-Chin has said that he is committed to helping the Jamaican economy achieve a five per cent of gross domestic product (GDP) annual growth rate by 2020 for two basic reasons. Local News Sun, 01 May 2016 00:00:00...

TONY COZIER: Mitchell should let Legends take lead
Nation News

GRENADA Prime Minister Keith Mitchell’s passion for cricket long preceded his passion for politics. He was an off-spinner in the Grenada team between 1964 to 1966, appointed captain in 1973 following...

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