O-Wrap: Accused baby thief remanded... Parents held after 3-y-o dies... RUBiS closes Manor Park station

Monday, February 18, 2019

Print this page Email A Friend!

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

1. Accused baby thief remanded, to undergo psychiatric evaluation

The woman accused of stealing a day-old baby from the Victoria Jubilee Hospital last month was remanded when she appeared in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court today.

2.Gov't to spend $1 billion on police vehicles

The Government has budgeted $1 billion to acquire motor vehicles and motorcycles for the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) in the 2019/2020 fiscal year.

3. Teen boy held with 19 bullets in August Town

A teen boy was yesterday arrested in Bedward Gardens, located in August Town, St Andrew, after the police reportedly found 22 rounds of ammunition in a knapsack he was carrying.

4. Police detain parents of 3-y-o who died in St Ann

The police have detained the parents of a three-year-old girl who died at the St Ann's Bay Hospital on Saturday.

5. Elderly man hit by bus in Hanover, dies

Investigators assigned to the Hanover Police Division are probing the circumstances surrounding the fatal collision that claimed the life of an elderly man on the Green Island main road in Hanover on Saturday.

6. Portmore man suspected of committing suicide

Javaughn Davis, a barber of Greater Portmore in St Catherine, is suspected of committing suicide at his home on Saturday.

7. Seven MPs quit Labour Party as Brexit tensions mount

Seven MPs quit Britain's main opposition Labour Party on Monday, citing the leadership's support for Brexit and a growing culture of racism, intimidation and abuse.

8. RUBiS closes Manor Park service station

RUBiS Energy Jamaica Limited has closed its Manor Park service station located at 211 Constant Spring Road in Kingston.

9.Jamaica's postal system to be upgraded

The Government has allocated $35.872 million to a project aimed at increasing Jamaica Post's ability to control and improve mail processing and handling.

10. Semenya accuses IAAF of breaching regulations at sports court

Double Olympic 800 metres champion Caster Semenya on Monday accused the International Association of Athletics Federations of breaching confidentiality rules at a hearing that could define the rest of the South African's career.

Now you can read the Jamaica Observer ePaper anytime, anywhere. The Jamaica Observer ePaper is available to you at home or at work, and is the same edition as the printed copy available at




1. We welcome reader comments on the top stories of the day. Some comments may be republished on the website or in the newspaper � email addresses will not be published.

2. Please understand that comments are moderated and it is not always possible to publish all that have been submitted. We will, however, try to publish comments that are representative of all received.

3. We ask that comments are civil and free of libellous or hateful material. Also please stick to the topic under discussion.

4. Please do not write in block capitals since this makes your comment hard to read.

5. Please don't use the comments to advertise. However, our advertising department can be more than accommodating if emailed:

6. If readers wish to report offensive comments, suggest a correction or share a story then please email:

7. Lastly, read our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy

comments powered by Disqus



Today's Cartoon

Click image to view full size editorial cartoon