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Updated daily 7 days a week, 24 hours a day en-us copyright Jamaica Observer, 2011 Authorities seek to quell fears with tour of Coronation Market http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latest/Authorities-seek-to-quell-fears-with-tour-of-Coronation-Market http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13490111/Coronation-market1_w300.jpg Local News Thursday, December 08, 2016 12:59 PM UPDATE: PNP to boycott swearing in of St Thomas councillors http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latest/UPDATE--PNP-to-boycott-swearing-in-of-St-Thomas-councillors http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13489562/241821_68626_repro_w300.jpg Local News Thursday, December 08, 2016 12:17 PM Strong quake strikes off northern California, no tsunami threat http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latest/Strong-quake-strikes-off-northern-California--no-tsunami-threat http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13489997/earthquake_w300.jpg Local News Thursday, December 08, 2016 11:44 AM UN official says more resources will help in Haiti cholera fight http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latest/UN-official-says-more-resources-will-help-in-Haiti-cholera-fight http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13489961/David_Nabarro_w300.jpg Local News Thursday, December 08, 2016 11:26 AM Duterte says OK to bomb fleeing militants and their hostages http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latest/Duterte-says-OK-to-bomb-fleeing-militants-and-their-hostages http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13489891/Philippines_w300.jpg Local News Thursday, December 08, 2016 10:39 AM Man hacks common-law wife to death in St Catherine — reports http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latest/Man-hacks-common-law-wife-to-death-in-St-Catherine---reports http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13489822/crime-scene_w300.jpg Local News Thursday, December 08, 2016 10:22 AM Cheese-filled container missing from Trinidad port http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latest/Cheese-filled-container-missing-from-Trinidad-port http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13489612/Investigation1_w300.jpg Local News Thursday, December 08, 2016 9:44 AM Japan tags dementia sufferers with barcodes http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latest/Japan-tags-dementia-sufferers-with-barcodes http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13489597/dementia_w300.jpg Local News Thursday, December 08, 2016 9:28 AM Tamar Lambert cops Courtney Walsh Award for Excellence http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latest/Tamar-Lambert-cops-Courtney-Walsh-Award-for-Excellence http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13489586/TAMAR-LAMBERT_w300.jpg Local Sports Thursday, December 08, 2016 9:11 AM Postpone swearing-in... Yallahs councillor elect not a St Thomas resident — PNP   http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latest/Postpone-swearing-in----Yallahs-councillor-not-a-St-Thomas-resident---PNP http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13489562/241821_68626_repro_w300.jpg Local News Thursday, December 08, 2016 8:49 AM Eight private CCTV owners partner with gov’t on crime fighting initiative http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latest/Eight-private-CCTV-owners-partner-with-gov-t-on-crime-fighting-initiative http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13489542/Robert-Montague_w300.jpg Local News Thursday, December 08, 2016 8:36 AM Three robbery suspects held in attacks on NCU students http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latest/Three-robbery-suspects-held-in-attacks-on-NCU-students http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13489522/NCU_w300.jpg Local News Thursday, December 08, 2016 8:19 AM 21 UK residents get Jamaican citizenship http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latest/21-UK-residents-get-Jamaican-citizenship http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13489495/citizenship_w300.jpg Local News Thursday, December 08, 2016 8:00 AM UK bans print, online ads for junk food targeting children http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latest/UK-bans-print--online-ads-for-junk-food-targeting-children http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13489472/AP87149431_w300.jpg Local News Thursday, December 08, 2016 7:44 AM CDA wants J’cans to ‘Take a Child Home for Christmas’ http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latest/CDA-wants-J-cans-to--Take-a-Child-Home-for-Christmas- http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13489460/CDA_w300.jpg Local News Thursday, December 08, 2016 7:32 AM Three arrested after gun found in ceiling http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latest/Three-arrested-after-gun-found-in-ceiling http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13489454/arrest_w300.jpg Local News Thursday, December 08, 2016 7:23 AM UPDATE: Student's hip dislocates during Manchester crash http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latest/Update--Student-dislocates-hip-in-Manchester-crash http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13489443/crash2_w300.jpg Local News Thursday, December 08, 2016 7:07 AM 'Racist' robot rejects Asian-face passport photo http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latest/-Racist--robot-rejects-Asian-face-passport-photo http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13488200/Rejected_w300.jpg Local News Wednesday, December 07, 2016 7:54 PM 10 Jamaicans awaiting extradition to face fraud charges in US http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latest/10-Jamaicans-awaiting-extradition-to-face-fraud-charges-in-US http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/12579175/Jail-bird_w300.jpg Local News Wednesday, December 07, 2016 7:43 PM 'I am Bolt' a boost for brand Jamaica, PM says http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latest/-I-am-Bolt--a-boost-for-brand-Jamaica--PM-says http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13488049/b1_w300.jpg Local News Wednesday, December 07, 2016 6:42 PM Gas prices down $0.83, diesel down $1.07 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latest/Gas-prices-down--0-83--diesel-down--1-07 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/9070182/Gas-Pump_w304_w300.jpg Local News Wednesday, December 07, 2016 6:32 PM JLP candidate wins by one vote in Toll Gate Division magisterial recount http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latest/JLP-candidate-wins-by-one-vote-in-Toll-Gate-Division-magisterial-recount http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/11308794/Vote-finger-ink-1_w300.jpg Local News Wednesday, December 07, 2016 6:17 PM Forex: J$128.84 to one US dollar http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latest/Forex--J-128-84-to-one-US-dollar http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/9847300/Forex_w300.jpg Local News Wednesday, December 07, 2016 5:41 PM Grange elected as vice chair of Inter-American Committee on Culture http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latest/Grange-elected-as-vice-chair-of-Inter-American-Committee-on-Culture http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13476510/babsy_w300.jpg Local News Wednesday, December 07, 2016 5:19 PM Police to increase stop-and-search operations http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latest/Police-to-increase-stop-and-search-operations http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/assets/13487701/search-op_w300.jpg Local News Wednesday, December 07, 2016 4:53 PM