Bee-keeping and honey production tips
Jamaica Observer

Site Selection Local News Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT St Andrew Prep marks 86 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/St-Andrew-Prep-marks-86_75319 St Andrew Preparatory School marked its 86th aniversary with a cake-cutting...

Duhaje Jennings makes a beeline for the beehive
Jamaica Observer

Some people run away at the mere sight of a bee. But Duhajé Jennings, on the other hand, ran straight towards the beehive. Local News Tue, 27 Sep 2016 05:32:12 GMT Clinton, Trump clash in fiery first debate...

Health Ministry to gather data on cancers islandwide
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — The Ministry of Health is expanding the reach of the National Cancer Registry (NCR) to the entire island, to facilitate gathering data on every type of cancer in Jamaica. Local News Tue, 27...

Outgoing UN SG to assess Guyana-Venezuela border dispute
Jamaica Observer

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has pledged to assess the border dispute beteen Guyana and Venezuela before he leaves office. Local News Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT Today's...

St Andrew Prep marks 86
Jamaica Observer

St Andrew Preparatory School marked its 86th aniversary with a cake-cutting ceremony and dramatic performances after devotion on September 16. Here are a few photos from the event. Local News Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT...

Ministry says thousands using Stay Alert app
Jamaica Observer

ALMOST 18,000 Jamaicans have so far downloaded the free Stay Alert app as a way of empowering themselves and to support the police in national crime prevention efforts. Local News Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT St Andrew...

Clinton, Trump clash in fiery first debate
Jamaica Observer

HEMPSTEAD, United States (AFP) – Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump traded insults and sparred over temperament, stamina and judgement Monday, in a fiery US presidential debate that often saw the Republican on the back...

Antigua PM supports Holness on debt for climate change swap
Jamaica Observer

UNITED NATIONS (CMC) – Antigua and Barbuda on Saturday joined its Caribbean Community (Caricom) member state, Jamaica, in raising the issue of debt for climate change swap while also lamenting moves by financial...

This Day in History — September 27
Jamaica Observer

Today is the 271st day of 2016. There are 95 days left in the year. Local News Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT Antigua PM supports Holness on debt for climate change swap...

‘No state of emergecy for St James’
Jamaica Observer

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Prime Minister Andrew Holness has ruled out the calling of a state of emergency as a means of addressing the current spate of murders in the parish of St James. Local News Tue, 27 Sep 2016...

Law students remember smiling, keen Ingrid Brown
Jamaica Observer

DURING the last three years of Ingrid Brown’s decade at the Jamaica Observer, she also studied at the Faculty of Law at the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona. Local News Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT ‘No...

Holness seeks US congressional support
Jamaica Observer

BILATERAL trade opportunities and Jamaica’s efforts to diversify its energy sources were among the main issues discussed by Prime Minister Andrew Holness at a meeting with senior United States congresswoman Carolyn B...

Pfizer, Lasco and Medimpex compensation hearing starts
Jamaica Observer

THE hearing in the Supreme Court on the issue of compensation claims made by local drugs distributors Lasco and Medimpex against pharmaceutical giant Pfizer began yesterday. Local News Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT...

Trelawny resident is first male to win spelling competition for seniors
Jamaica Observer

TRELAWNY resident Lenworth Wright, 63, earlier this month became the first male to win the 2016 National Council for Senior Citizens (NCSC) Spelling Bee championship since its inception in 2004. Local News Tue, 27 Sep...

Jamaica Customs Agency wages war against counterfeit goods
Jamaica Observer

CUSTOMS authorities say they are fighting back against the influx of fake merchandise being imported into the island, but say the process is made easier when there are agreements in place with the rights holders of these...

Vehicle scam
Jamaica Observer

JAMAICA Customs has warned the public to be on the alert for criminals who target mainly women with promises of good deals on motor vehicles, but who either trick them out of their money, or force them to accept vehicles...

NSWMA partners with JSIF in waste separation project
Jamaica Observer

THE Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF) has provided more than 2,000 bins and two wood-chipping machines, valued at nearly $22 million, to the National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA). Local News Tue, 27 Sep...

No quarrel, Lisa, time, the master, will tell, says Nicholson
Jamaica Observer

AJ Nicholson yesterday delivered a parting shot to Lisa Hanna, saying that if she’s convinced that there is no flaw in her approach to her political duties, then time will tell if she is correct. Local News Tue, 27...

Trump tells Netanyahu he'll recognize Jerusalem as Israel's 'undivided' capital
Jamaica Observer

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — Republican candidate Donald Trump pledged Sunday in a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's "undivided" capital if he is elected...

Shake-up as U-17 Boyz look to end CFU Journey on winning note
Jamaica Observer

ST MARGARET’S, Trinidad & Tobago — Jamaica’s Under-17 Reggae Boyz have made six changes to the starting line-up from the previous match for Sunday's third-place play-off encounter against Curacao of the...

Pickersgill returned as PNP Chairman
Jamaica Observer

MAY PEN, Jamaica - Robert Pickersgill and Anthony Hylton have been returned as Peoples' National Party (PNP) Chairman and vice Chairman respectively at the party's National Executive Council (NEC) meeting now underway in...

UN Secretary General to assess Guyana/Venezuela border row before leaving office
Jamaica Observer

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon has pledged to offer assessment of the Guyana/Venezuela border row before he leaves office. Local News Sun, 25 Sep 2016 12:19:06 GMT Corbyn...

Obama opens new African American Museum amid national racial strife
Jamaica Observer

WASHINGTON, United States ( AFP) — President Barack Obama hailed Saturday the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, a long-awaited institution dedicated to the many threads of black...

Second batting meltdown leaves Windies with series loss
Jamaica Observer

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (CMC) — West Indies suffered their second batting meltdown in the space of 48 hours as they slumped to a 16-run defeat to Pakistan in the second Twenty20 International here Saturday, to...

Pakistan score 160-4 in second Twenty20
Jamaica Observer

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AFP) — Skipper Sarfraz Ahmed hit a rapid 32-ball 46 not out to lead Pakistan to a challenging 160-4 in the second Twenty20 international against the West Indies in Dubai on Saturday....

NWC working to restore water in St Mary and Portland
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The National Water Commission is advising customers in Bellfield and surrounding areas of St Mary, that their current water disruption is as a result of a broken main in the Bellfield community....

RECENT COMMENTS
The Bahamas awarded 2016 CISC and 2017 CARIFTA Championships
Anissa: Hello everyone am Anissa from Canada i will like to tell everyone the help Dr Sebi Osorba renders to me i was suffering from Hepatitis B i met someone on the internet who tell me about a great...

The Sam Allardyce scandal must finally drive the FA to become an effective regulator for football
ibrahim george: I am Ibrahim George ,i live in USA. [HOW I GOT MY AIDS CURED]. Truthfully, i was tested HIV + positive last 3 years. I keep on managing the drugs i usually purchase from the health care agency to...

Some former Baha Mar employees feel ‘tricked’ by payout amount
ibrahim george: I am Ibrahim George ,i live in USA. [HOW I GOT MY AIDS CURED]. Truthfully, i was tested HIV + positive last 3 years. I keep on managing the drugs i usually purchase from the health care agency to...

Dear Counsellor | My husband won't forgive me for cheating
vivian: i can not forget the day i got scammed by an hacker tello8765cyber@gmail.com not until i met Extremehackerservices@gmail.com The guy is cheap,reliable and efficient....i promised him i was going...

Dramatic end to Race 7 at Caymanas Park - Jockey falls off favourite in Front Runner Dash
joy: am here to give my testimony about Dr Azuka who helped me in my life, i want to inform the public how i was cured from (HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS) by Dr Azuka,i visited different hospital but they gave...

Trump debate sniffles go viral
july lan: I am very happy to share this great testimony about a powerful Herbal, DR EHIGIE who rescue me from this deadly disease(HERPES ), I am bella from United states , i was once suffering from...

St. Croix Elections Board Looks at Strengths, Weaknesses, Challenges
Tamara Helen: Still don’t know the right words to express my Gratitude to the Great Dr.Ace After been diagnosed of HERPES 1 and 2 VIRUS in Feb, i was given so many health prescription and advice with no...

Victory and defeat—sporting realities
NEME: Hello, everyone! I,m here to explore blogs and forum about the wonderful and most safe cure for HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS (HSV). I was positive to the deadly virus called HERPES and i lost hope because...

Schools embrace anti-scam message
allinson: I really don’t know much about this scam thing and at the same time , no one wants to be on the losing side . But i just came across a good hacker who helped me hack my boyfriends text messages,...

Boost for home buyers as 'portal juggling' scam which inflates prices by 10pc is banned 
Jenny: I never thought that this cure will work but Been diagnosed of herpes is just like been through hell. since 4 years ago i have been diagnosed of Herpes simplex, ever since my life became a total...

RECENT COMMENTS
The Bahamas awarded 2016 CISC and 2017 CARIFTA Championships
Anissa: Hello everyone am Anissa from Canada i will like to tell everyone the help Dr Sebi Osorba renders to me i was suffering from Hepatitis B i met someone on the internet who tell me about a great...

The Sam Allardyce scandal must finally drive the FA to become an effective regulator for football
ibrahim george: I am Ibrahim George ,i live in USA. [HOW I GOT MY AIDS CURED]. Truthfully, i was tested HIV + positive last 3 years. I keep on managing the drugs i usually purchase from the health care agency to...

Some former Baha Mar employees feel ‘tricked’ by payout amount
ibrahim george: I am Ibrahim George ,i live in USA. [HOW I GOT MY AIDS CURED]. Truthfully, i was tested HIV + positive last 3 years. I keep on managing the drugs i usually purchase from the health care agency to...

Dear Counsellor | My husband won't forgive me for cheating
vivian: i can not forget the day i got scammed by an hacker tello8765cyber@gmail.com not until i met Extremehackerservices@gmail.com The guy is cheap,reliable and efficient....i promised him i was going...

Dramatic end to Race 7 at Caymanas Park - Jockey falls off favourite in Front Runner Dash
joy: am here to give my testimony about Dr Azuka who helped me in my life, i want to inform the public how i was cured from (HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS) by Dr Azuka,i visited different hospital but they gave...

Trump debate sniffles go viral
july lan: I am very happy to share this great testimony about a powerful Herbal, DR EHIGIE who rescue me from this deadly disease(HERPES ), I am bella from United states , i was once suffering from...

St. Croix Elections Board Looks at Strengths, Weaknesses, Challenges
Tamara Helen: Still don’t know the right words to express my Gratitude to the Great Dr.Ace After been diagnosed of HERPES 1 and 2 VIRUS in Feb, i was given so many health prescription and advice with no...

Victory and defeat—sporting realities
NEME: Hello, everyone! I,m here to explore blogs and forum about the wonderful and most safe cure for HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS (HSV). I was positive to the deadly virus called HERPES and i lost hope because...

Schools embrace anti-scam message
allinson: I really don’t know much about this scam thing and at the same time , no one wants to be on the losing side . But i just came across a good hacker who helped me hack my boyfriends text messages,...

Boost for home buyers as 'portal juggling' scam which inflates prices by 10pc is banned 
Jenny: I never thought that this cure will work but Been diagnosed of herpes is just like been through hell. since 4 years ago i have been diagnosed of Herpes simplex, ever since my life became a total...