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Regional health ministers approve plan regarding climate change on SIDS

Friday, October, 19 2018 7:29 am    

ST GEORGE'S, Grenada (CMC) — Caribbean health and environment ministers ended a two-day meeting here approving a plan of action to ensure that the health of those living in Small Island Developing States (SIDS) is protected and prioritised within the global climate change... Read More

Weather forecast: More rain this afternoon

Friday, October, 19 2018 7:22 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Meteorological (Met) Service of Jamaica says a tropical wave is expected to move across the island this afternoon.This morning should be partly cloudy. Read More

Prayer for the day

Friday, October, 19 2018 6:05 am    

Sacred heart of Jesus today I wish to live in you, in your grace, in which I desire at all costs to persevere. Keep me from sin and strengthen my will by helping me to keep watch over my senses, my imagination, and my heart. Read More

O-wrap: Traffic changes at Six Miles... 'Upscale' electricity theft increases... NWC wants rate review

Thursday, October, 18 2018 7:00 pm    

In case you missed it, here are OBSERVER ONLINE's top 10 stories for today: Read More

Sterling value rises as Man City prepare for Burnley test

Thursday, October, 18 2018 9:05 pm    

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom (AFP) — Raheem Sterling will return to Premier League action for Manchester City against Burnley on Saturday with a spring in his step after ending his international goal drought in style. Read More

15-y-o St Andrew boy, Kevaughn Campbell, missing

Thursday, October, 18 2018 8:26 pm    

ST ANDREW, Jamaica — An Ananda Alert activated for 15-year-old Kevaughn Campbell, of Halls Green, Stony Hill in St Andrew who has been missing since Friday, October 12.Kevaughn is of brown complexion, slim build and about 5 feet 7 inches tall. Read More

Gov't strategically planning development, says Holness

Thursday, October, 18 2018 8:18 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Prime Minister Andrew Holness says providing housing solutions is a major part of the Government's strategic plan to decisively deal with the issue of informal settlements. Read More

Chuck wants motorists to clear traffic tickets before renewing driver's licence

Thursday, October, 18 2018 7:23 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Minister of Justice, Delroy Chuck, has warned that delinquent drivers may soon be required to clear outstanding traffic tickets before they are able to renew their driver's licence. Read More

Gov't standardising bamboo industry to spur investment — Hutchinson

Thursday, October, 18 2018 6:25 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, J C Hutchinson, has expressed a commitment to standardising the expanding bamboo industry in a way that encourages investment and safeguards protected bamboo... Read More

Forex: J$131.54 to one US dollar

Thursday, October, 18 2018 5:40 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The US dollar on Thursday, October 18 ended trading at J$131.54 down by 46 cents according to the Bank of Jamaica's daily foreign exchange trading summary. Read More

New Mandela Highway street lights vandalised

Thursday, October, 18 2018 5:17 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The National Works Agency (NWA) says that several of the new street lamps installed along the Mandela Highway in St Andrew, are now non-functional, following the theft of circuit breakers in the area. Read More

Traffic changes along Mandela Highway this weekend — NWA

Thursday, October, 18 2018 4:55 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Another phase of traffic changes is to be implemented along the Mandela Highway in St Andrew, starting this Saturday, October 18, the National Works Agency (NWA) is reporting. Read More

Electricity theft increases in upscale communities — JPS

Thursday, October, 18 2018 4:39 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Jamaica Public Service (JPS) is reporting an uptick in instances of electricity theft among residents in upscale communities across several parishes. Read More

Trump says Saudi journalist likely dead, warns of 'severe' response

Thursday, October, 18 2018 4:21 pm    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday he now believes journalist Jamal Khashoggi is dead and warned of "very severe" consequences should Saudi Arabia be proven responsible. Read More

ONLINE READERS COMMENT: No man is an island, Leon Bailey

Thursday, October, 18 2018 3:45 pm    

Dear Editor,Like many, I was also disappointed reading about Leon Bailey's demands, if he is to join Jamaica's Reggae Boyz. Read More


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