KINGSTON, Jamaica — It was on Wednesday reported that Jamaica recorded its first ‘probable’ case of Zika virus-related microcephaly. Chief Medical Officer (CMO) D ... Read More
Brazil investigating dozens of suspected yellow fever cases 3:01 PM
SAO PAULO, Brazil (AP) — Brazilian authorities say they've now confirmed 47 cases of ye ...... Read More
ONLINE POLL RESULTS: Gov’t did well in rejecting UK prison deal 2:44 PM
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Of the 1057 respondents in a recent OBSERVER ONLINE poll, 77.11 per ...... Read More
Man killed, another injured as ice plant explodes in Guyana 2:30 PM
GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — One man was killed and another injured when an explosion roc ...... Read More
$4M up for grabs in National Business Model Competition 2:01 PM
KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Entrepreneurial teams from four tertiary institutions will co ...... Read More
‘Montague a threat to national security’ — PNP Patriots 1:41 PM
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The People’s National Party (PNP) Patriots says National Secu ...... Read More
UPDATE: 60-y-o man dies as vehicle plunges into Rio Cobre 1:00 PM
ST CATHERINE, Jamaica — The police have confirmed that one man died this morning after ...... Read More
The Jamaican teacher who was accused of child abuse in Turks and Caicos Islands returned to Jamaica yesterday after she was deported. But Gillian Mullings, the attorney for the accused, Suzette ... Read More
UPDATE: 60-y-o man dies as vehicle plunges into Rio Cobre
ST CATHERINE, Jamaica — The police have confirmed that one man died this morning after the motor vehicle he was driving overturned in the Rio ...... Read More
Students’ Loan repayment system a headache for borrowers
Student borrowers breathed a sigh of relief when the Government announced the reducing balance method for calculating money owed to the State-run S ...... Read More
Bad roads anger people of Devon Pen
It has become the norm for residents of Devon Pen, South East St Mary to travel with extra pairs of shoes whenever they leave the community as a re ...... Read More
The Jamaica Scorpions squad is one with an attacking mix that has a good chance to win the 2017 Regional Super50 tournament, according to skipper Nikita Miller. While much of the talk has centred ... Read More
Young prospects shine at McKenley/Wint Meet
Kingston College (KC) and Hydel High had strong displays up to press time yesterday at the McKenley/Wint Track and Field Classic at Calabar High. ...... Read More
Records tumble at Central Hurdles and Relays
With Kim Collins not showing up to defend his title, former Jamaican sprinter Andrew Fisher obliged by copping the men’s 60-metre dash in a r ...... Read More
Royal Vibes pips Timeforarms in tight feature at Caymanas
Jockey Jevvanne Erwin used his skill and confidence to drive home Royal Vibes by a neck over Timeforarms in a titanic tussle to the wire in the $780 ...... Read More
The Supreme Court is scheduled to resume hearing statements from witnesses for pharmaceutical giant Pfizer in the hypertension drug case involving Jamaican distributors Lasco and Medimpex tomorrow ... Read More
Conduent to shutter Amazon unit, redeploy workers
The Business Processing outsourcing (BPO) arm of Xerox International, a division which has been rebran ded Conduent, is set to send home or redeploy ...... Read More
Association of Financial Professionals looking to expand in Jamaica
The Jamaica Association of Investment Professionals (JAIP) indicated this week that it is seeking to add to local membership 36 individuals with the ...... Read More
For 40 years British broadcaster David Rodigan has been a champion of Jamaican music. Now the 65-year-old is getting set to release his autobiography covering his years in reggae. The book, My ... Read More
In the beginning of all relationships you’ll get the butterflies, and while this stage is indeed sweet, you should not ignore the signs that you could be dating a wolf in sheep’s clothi ... Read More
Should you judge him by how he treats his mother?
It has been said that how a man treats his mother is a direct reflection of how he will treat his woman or his wife. How true is this theory? Sean: ...... Read More
How important is religion in your relationship?
There is a famous Bible scripture that states that two cannot walk unless they agree, and this has proven to be correct in many cases. While it is ...... Read More
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it. — Henry Ford Last week Former Prime Minister Edward Seaga received the inaugural Consular Corps ... Read More
We will always remember Barack Obama
The straight line rang at 3:00 pm in the White House. The president reached over to answer. The ring was on a private line and only a few people had ...... Read More
MONTEGO BAY, St James — Ask any child what they want to be when they grow up. You are likely to hear “lawyer”, “doctor”, “pilot”, “astronaut”, ... Read More
Should the fountain in Sam Sharpe Square be removed?
Last week the National Works Agency (NWA) announced a raft of measures to ease the chronic traffic congestion in the resort city of Montego Bay. Inc ...... Read More
No society or country can achieve social, political and economic development if there is not a predictable environment engendered when most people — regardless of class, level of education ... Read More
Wishing and hoping as U-17 Boyz look to Panama
Money may be the root of all evil, but it also makes the mare go, and money is obviously a dire need as the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) prep ...... Read More
It shouldn’t have to take Mr Cliff Hughes...
The image of the Child Development Agency (CDA) and the Office of the Children’s Registry (OCR) that emerged from an extensive interview w ...... Read More
Obeah statement shows security minister a desperate man
NationalSecurity Minister Robert Montague has invoked the shady practice of obeah to frighten criminals, demonstrating that he is a desperate ma ...... Read More
Deputy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ATL Industrial Group Adam Stewart (centre) is a picture of joy after being presented with a plaque to mark the official opening of the BMW showroom in ... Read More
'My uncle is a obeah man', Montague warns criminal ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of National Security Robert Montague today challenged ... Read More
UPDATE: Bodies of missing Westmoreland trio were d ...
WESTMORELAND, Jamaica — The bodies of three Westmoreland men, who were reported mis ... Read More
Man, 2 children dead after gunmen shoot six in Han ...
HANOVER, Jamaica — A man and two children were last night shot dead in Williamsfie ... Read More
FACT CHECK: Montague's 'obeah man' uncle should be ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica — A claim by National Security Minister Robert Montague that hi ... Read More