Application deadline set for new BoJ governor
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — With Brian Wynter's 10-year tenure as governor of the Bank of Jamaica (BoJ) set to end in November when his contract expires, Finance Minister Dr Nigel Clarke has established a search committee to...

Jamaica Embassy in Venezuela temporarily closed
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Government of Jamaica has announced that its Embassy in Caracas, Venezuela will be temporarily closed with effect April 1.The move, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign...

JTA surprised at Ruel Reid's resignation
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Jamaica Teachers' Association (JTA) has expressed shock at this morning's sudden resignation of Minister of Education, Youth and Information Senator Ruel Reid.In a statement a short while ago...

Motorists urged to exercise caution when using Howard Cooke Bridge in St James
Jamaica Gleaner

Motorists are being advised to exercise caution when using the Howard Cooke Bridge, located near the Dump-Up Beach in St James. The National Works Agency (NWA) is reporting that the expansion joints along a section of the...

Wendy Williams reveals she is living in 'sober house'
Jamaica Gleaner

Wendy Williams says she's living in a "sober house" because of addiction struggles. The 54-year-old talk show host tearfully revealed the information, yesterday, to the audience at 'The Wendy Williams Show'. She says the...

Gas prices to go down by $0.03 Thursday
Jamaica Gleaner

Gas prices are to go down by $0.03 on Thursday. The state-owned oil refinery, Petrojam, says E-10 87 will sell for $128.50 per litre and a litre of E-10 90 for $131.34. Automotive diesel oil will go down by...

Self-taught cartoonist wants help to further studies
Jamaica Star

The animation industry in Jamaica is growing, and 26-year-old self-taught cartoonist and animator JoWayne 'JoWhimsy' McFarlane wants to propel it even further. But although her skills are unquestionable, she lacks funds...

Forex: J$124.90 to one US dollar
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The US dollar on Wednesday, March 19 ended trading at J$124.90 up by two cents according to the Bank of Jamaica's daily foreign exchange trading summary.Meanwhile, the Canadian dollar ended...

Clarendon-born make-up artist making it big internationally
Jamaica Star

Not many females can turn a hobby into a full-fledged successful business, but 29- year-old, Jamaica-born Yolondo Salmon-Thomas has done just that. Over the past two years, Salmon-Thomas has gained a steady audience and a...

St Elizabeth SDC reports success
Jamaica Star

The St Elizabeth offices of the Social Development Commission (SDC) are reporting successes over the last month. At last week's St Elizabeth Municipal Corporation, SDC's field supervisor, Natalee Remikie, reported that...

NARCOS Live to hit several parishes
Jamaica Star

A live performance showcase is set to invade several parishes over the next few months. Dubbed NARCOS Live, the series has emerged out of the inaugural staging of NARCOS on March 2, in Ocho Rios. "We have a long-term plan...

Ruel Reid deactivates Twitter account
Jamaica Gleaner

Ruel Reid, who up to today held the education portfolio for the past three years, deleted his twitter account amid the scandal surrounding his resignation.

Jamaica to temporarily close Venezuelan embassy
Jamaica Gleaner

Jamaica will temporarily close its Embassy in Caracas, Venezuela effective April 1. “As we have previously stated publicly, we have been monitoring circumstances related to the operations of the Embassy, both in...

AGD audit of Education Ministry to be completed April
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — A performance audit of the Education, Youth and Information Ministry by the Auditor General's Department (AGD) is to be completed by next month.

Herbalist says he cured woman with HIV
Jamaica Star

Despite growing up around herbs, Trevor Farquharson never thought he would get a vision that would lead him to use them to rid people of their ailments. He told CENTRAL STAR that for the past 16 years, he has seen various...

Top 4-H clubbers receive awards
Jamaica Star

Sashelle Briscoe and Dishon Francis are the top 4-H clubbers in St Elizabeth for 2019. Briscoe, a student of Lacovia High, was named top girl, while Francis, of Nain High, walked away with the top male prize at last...

Gas prices down $0.03, diesel down $0.73
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Motorists should see an decrease at the pumps in the price of gasoline and a decrease in the price of diesel, effective Thursday, March 21, according to the latest ex-refinery costs from...

Jamaica College board to decide on Ruel Reid’s future as principal
Jamaica Gleaner

Resigned Education Minister Ruel Reid is currently meeting with Jamaica College School Board chairman Michael Bernard, to discuss his future at the Old Hope Road-based institution.

Big boost coming for Clarendon farmers
Jamaica Star

The Clarendon Municipal Corporation, in collaboration with Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO), will be hosting a symposium on April 9 and 10 at the St Gabriel's Anglican Church Hall on Church Street in May Pen. The...

OBSERVER ONLINE readers comment on resignation of Rhuel Reid
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Comments are coming in thick and fast on the JAMAICA OBSERVER ONLINE platform after the story about the resignation of Minister Rhuel Reid was posted.OBSERVER ONLINE shares some of the comments...

Hundreds say farewell to church leader
Jamaica Star

It was a sombre mood at the Cobbla New Testament Church of God in Manchester recently as hundreds came to pay their last respects to the Reverend Esau Paul Brown, who passed away on January 21. He was 63. There were...

Miss Hepsie celebrates birthday 101
Jamaica Star

It was a special occasion in the deep rural community of Lucky Hill in the western region of St Mary recently. Relatives and friends from across Jamaica and several from overseas joined others in the community to...

Woman being stalked for 12 years
Jamaica Star

In 2007, Lydiha met the man with whom she thought she would spent the rest of her life. But within a couple of months, the relationship ended, and she moved on with her life; her former lover has refused to do the same....

Ruel Reid resigns
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Education, Youth and Information Senator Ruel Reid has resigned.Prime Minister Andrew Holness made the disclosure this morning adding that he met with Reid regarding certain...

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