KINGSTON, Jamaica — Three-time Olympian Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Dr Glen Christian are to be conferred with Honorary Degrees from the University of Technology (UTech) ne ... Read More
NWA working to clear blockage from landslide in St Andrew, St Mary 10:21 AM
ST ANDREW, Jamaica — The National Works Agency (NWA) says it has moblised teams to resp ...... Read More
Diplomats say US will abstain on UN vote on Cuba embargo 10:10 AM
WASHINGTON, United States (AP) — The United States on Wednesday will abstain for the fi ...... Read More
Teen killed, 5 injured as Haiti hurricane victims receive aid 10:02 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A teenage girl in Haiti has been killed and five others in ...... Read More
Mediterranean migrant deaths in 2016 hit record 3,800: UN 9:50 AM
GENEVA, Switzerland (AFP) — At least 3,800 migrants and refugees have perished this yea ...... Read More
J’can man on drug charge sentenced to 15 years in Bermuda 8:26 AM
HAMILTON, Bermuda (CMC) — A High Court Judge has sentenced a Jamaican man to 15 years i ...... Read More
JUSTICE Minister Delroy Chuck yesterday sought to reassure the public that transforming the justice system is among Government’s top priority. The statement by the justice minister follows pu ... Read More
With the increasing popularity and unifying power of the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/FLOW Super Cup Knockout competition, various sponsors have joined the party with one goal ... Read More
Dinthill part company with coach ‘Sense’ Williams
LINSTEAD, St Catherine — A new coach will be in charge this afternoon when former champions and pre-season favourites Dinthill Technical open ...... Read More
At age 8, he was diagnosed with dyslexia, a reading disorder characterised by trouble with reading despite normal intelligence. “I was told I wouldn’t amount to anything because when ... Read More
Jamaica slips two ranks in 2017 Doing Business Report, but...
With a new methodology in operation, Jamaica has slipped two spaces to stand at 67th in the world in the prestigious Doing Business Report 2017, r ...... Read More
Sagicor’s first ‘Inspire’ weekend a hit with tertiary students
Future leaders should find their passion and follow it — but with the knowledge that they may later choose to switch to another passion, accor ...... Read More
BOJ says Supervisory Committee for financial sector up and running
The Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) confirmed on Monday that a new Supervisory Committee – a part of the Banking Services Act (BSA) which came into forc ...... Read More
MICHAEL Holgate’s dramatic musical presentation Marcus Garvey: The Musical gave an insight into the teachings and philosophy of Jamaica’s first National Hero. The University Players p ... Read More
ACCORDING to paediatrician Dr Anona Griffith, “an allergic reaction is an exaggerated response of the body to an otherwise harmless substance (allergen). These allergens include food, chem ... Read More
Caribbean Airlines notes with concern the Jamaica Observer article published on October 23, 2016 entitled ‘Jamaican-born UK citizen detained in Trinidad after Caribbean Airlines mix-up’ ... Read More
What will change in America if Trump or Clinton is elected president?
What will change in America if either Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton is elected president on November 8, 2016? There are any number of answers that ...... Read More
Dare we dream of a real conversation on squatting?
The sudden eviction notices given to people living at 85 Red Hills Road, as reported in the Daily Observer of Thursday, October 13, 2016 have spar ...... Read More
CLARENDON PARK, Clarendon — The matchup between former champions Glenmuir High and Cornwall College at Juici Field, in Clarendon Park, could highlight today’s opening round of games in ... Read More
St Thomas firefighter honoured for exemplary service to country
WHEN Joshua Ezekiel Davis joined the Jamaica Fire Brigade 19 years ago, he never imagined that the day would come when his country would honour hi ...... Read More
Eroding shoreline threatens Annotto Bay Health Centre
COUNCILLOR for the Annotto Bay Division in the St Mary South East constituency, Dane Golding, is urging local authorities to address concerns raised ...... Read More
We have several times said in this space that the law is an ass, because of its obvious imperfections. But we have also maintained that as we are a country of laws and not men; we must operate wit ... Read More
That uncertain business of weather predictions
In late September 1963, Hurricane Flora, among the most destructive Atlantic storms ever, entered the Caribbean basin on a path very similar to the ...... Read More
Does Kingston have what it takes to be a tourist destination?
The proposed development of Kingston as a tourist destination, including a cruise shipping port, is an idea that needs closer examination, even as ...... Read More
Minister of Health, Dr Christopher Tufton wants the g overnment to complete the process of decriminalising ganja (marijuana) and enforce provisions regarding drinking and smoking while driving. Sp ... Read More
Parents, guardians urged to introduce children to road safety
THE Road Safety Unit is appealing to parents and guardians to introduce their children to road safety training as early as possible. The unit ...... Read More
Jamaican-born UK citizen detained in Trinidad afte ...
When Dudley Smith boarded his Caribbean Airlines flight to Barbados at the Norman Ma ... Read More
US father sentenced to 1,503 years in daughter's r ...
CALIFORNIA, United States (AP) — A 41-year-old Fresno man has been sentenced to 1 ... Read More