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National Baking Company takes Observer Business Leader Award for corporate philanthropy - 9:02 PM
KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Jamaica Observer Business Leader Award for corporate philanthropy was a short while ago presented to Gary ‘Butch’ Hendrickson, owner of the National Baking Company. Hendrickson, in accepting the award at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel on Sunday, said being nam ...


Business Leader Awards: Christopher Zacca receives Digicel Lifetime Achievement Award - 7:52 PM
KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Digicel Lifetime Achievement Award for business development was presented to Christopher Zacca at the Jamaica Observer Business Leader Awards, now under way at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel in Kingston. Zacca, in accepting his award, expressed his appreciation to his fat ...


What women Auto know … about body-work - 7:32 PM
Welcome to our special auto feature, created especially for women drivers. This edition explores the repairs of damaged motor vehicles and the expertise involved in body-work and re-spaying.


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Junior stock market incentives bill passed by Senate - 6:05 PM
KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Income Tax (Amendment) Act, which will ensure that incentives provided to businesses under the Jamaica Stock Exchange's (JSE) junior market since 2009 are maintained, was finally passed in the Senate on Friday. The Bill, which fulfils another pre-election promise of t ...


Senate wants debate on jobless persons with disabilities this week - 5:35 PM
KINGSTON, Jamaica – President of the Senate, Tom Tavares Finson, says every effort will be made to debate a motion from Opposition Senator Floyd Morris on employment for persons with disabilities (PWDs) this week. Tavares Finson gave the assurance, after Morris brought to the attention of th ...


Julian Robinson takes over from Burke as PNP general secretary - 4:53 PM
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Julian Robinson, member of Parliament for St Andrew South East, today assumed responsibilities as general secretary of the People’s National Party, taking over from Paul Burke. The move marked the end of the controversial stint by Burke, who bowed out to usher in f ...


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Simpson Miller to step down as PNP president - Read times
KINGSTON, Jamaica – People’s National Party Leader Portia Simpson Miller has announced that she will not be seeking re-election as party president next September.  Simpson Miller, who was addressing party members at a National Executive Council meeting in Cedar Grove, Portmore, St ...


Jamaican arrested day after making FBI wanted list - Read times
LOS ANGELES, United States (AP) — The FBI says it has arrested a Jamaican fugitive a day after he was added to the agency's top 10 most wanted list following the deaths of four people at a Los Angeles birthday party in October. Marlon Jones was added to the list Thursday, with a reward up to ...


KC wins appeal against TVJ Schools’ Challenge ban - Read times
Kingston College has won its appeal against a two-year ban imposed on its School’s Challenge Quiz team by Television Jamaica (TVJ) earlier this year. Chairman of the three-member Appeals Tribunal Diahann Gordon Harrison informed the school’s principal Dave Myrie of the ruling on Friday ...


Rastaman trims locks after airport brawl - Read times
A Rastafarian man whose finger was bitten off by his stepdaughter, who also ripped out several of his locks during a disgraceful brawl at the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston last month, was last week fined $6,000 when he appeared in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court. Winston ...


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