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C'bean health ministers discussing new system in face of climate change

Wednesday, October, 17 2018 11:18 am    

ST GEORGE 'S, Grenada (CMC) — Caribbean health ministers are expected to approve a plan on health system reliance in the face of climate change at a two day meeting which ends here on Wednesday. Read More

Man shot, chopped to death in Trelawny

Wednesday, October, 17 2018 10:56 am    

TRELAWNY, Jamaica — The Trelawny police are reporting the murder of a 63-year-old man who was shot and chopped to death by an unknown assailant following an altercation Bunkers Hill in the parish yesterday afternoon. Read More

'Being able to play football is not enough', Juventus captain urges players to study

Wednesday, October, 17 2018 10:28 am    

MILAN, Italy (AFP) — Italy and Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini urged players to think more about their careers after football on Wednesday as he helped launch an education campaign led by global players' union FIFPro. Read More

UWI denies attempted rape of St Augustine student

Wednesday, October, 17 2018 9:03 am    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — The St Augustine campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI) says initial investigations indicate that there was no evidence of an attempted rape of a female student on Tuesday even as the Students Guild said it was planning a public meeting for later... Read More

Prayer for the day

Wednesday, October, 17 2018 6:18 am    

O most sweet Jesus, redeemer of the human race; behold us prostrate most humbly before your altar and in your presence.To you we belong; yours we wish to be; and that we may be united to you more closely, we dedicate ourselves each one of us to-day to your most sacred heart. Amen. Read More

O-Wrap: IACHR to examine Jamaica's 'homophobic' laws... Cop accused of soliciting $50k... Windies coach Law banned

Tuesday, October, 16 2018 7:00 pm    

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

Canada primed for ganja legalisation

Tuesday, October, 16 2018 9:36 pm    

OTTAWA, Canada (AFP) — Pot stores across much of Canada were poised to throw open their doors Wednesday as the sale and recreational use of cannabis is made legal for the first time by a major Western country. Read More

Jamaica on track to achieve 30% energy from renewables — Holness

Tuesday, October, 16 2018 9:09 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Prime Minister Andrew Holness, says Jamaica is on track to achieve 30 per cent of its electricity from renewables within two years. Read More

At least 30 killed by Hurricane Michael — estimates

Tuesday, October, 16 2018 8:37 pm    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — Hurricane Michael killed at least 30 people in four states, as the storm made its way through the southeastern United States last week, new local estimates showed Tuesday. Read More

Shaw calls for increased investment in agriculture

Tuesday, October, 16 2018 8:10 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Audley Shaw, is calling for a ramping up of private-sector investment in agriculture in order to ensure the nation's food security and to meet global demand. Read More

Caricom looking to Norway for assistance in reversing ODA criteria

Tuesday, October, 16 2018 8:01 pm    

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — The Caribbean Community (Caricom) Tuesday urged Norway to continue its efforts to help reverse the criteria being used by the developed countries for providing small middle-income countries which have been affected by natural disasters. Read More

House approves extension of St James SOE

Tuesday, October, 16 2018 7:38 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The House of Representatives today approved the Emergency Powers (Continuance) (No.4) Resolution 2018, which will extend the State of Public Emergency (SOE) in the parish of St James until January 31, 2019. Read More

Mount Salem ZOSO extended for 60 days

Tuesday, October, 16 2018 7:33 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The House of Representatives today approved a resolution extending the Zone of Special Operations (ZOSO) in Mount Salem, St James, for a period of 60 days. Read More

St Catherine teen mother, baby reported missing

Tuesday, October, 16 2018 6:15 pm    

ST CATHERINE, Jamaica — The St Catherine North Police are seeking the public's assistance in locating a teenager and her toddler who have been missing since Sunday, October 14. Read More

Grange lauds Sunshine Girls' clean sweep series win

Tuesday, October, 16 2018 5:36 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport Olivia Grange says “it is nothing short of an excellent performance when the Sunshine Girls can make it a clean sweep in back-to-back netball series.” Read More



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