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Nation hails distinguished jurist Sir Edward Zacca

The nation's leaders, as well as eminent attorneys yesterday paid tribute to former Chief Justice Sir Edward Zacca, noting his years of distinguished service to Jamaica and the Caribbean, as well as his decency as a human being. Read More

Jurors in Tesha Miller trial to undergo poll
Prospective jurors who are expected to give a verdict in the pending trial of accused gang leader Tesha Miller are to undergo a poll to avoid any risk of prejudice against the defendant.... Read More

Petition seeking a bilingual Jamaica needs more signatures
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Flow says 20,000 Jamaicans expected to go 'digital' with Project Rise
THOUSANDS of Jamaicans are being given the opportunity to participate in the digital era with access to affordable smartphones through a pilot programme led by telecommunications provider Flow and its parent company Liberty Latin America (LLA).... Read More

Early Childhood Commission to stage inaugural Parent Partners Forum

Tuesday, November, 12 2019    

The Early Childhood Commission (ECC) will, on November 19, stage the first-ever Parent Partners Forum. Read More

Churches call for conciliation as protests continue in Haiti

Tuesday, November, 12 2019    

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) — The Episcopal Conference of Latin America (CELAM) has joined the Roman Catholic community in Haiti in calling on the Government in the French-speaking Caribbean Community country to listen to the voice of wisdom and ensure that violence is not the only... Read More

Bahamas PM warns against reconstructing shanty towns

Tuesday, November, 12 2019    

NASSAU, Bahamas (CMC) — Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis says his administration will not allow any foreigner “to live in any bush” as he insisted that his administration would enforce the migration policies of The Bahamas. Read More

Pensions Pressure

BY BALFORD HENRY Senior staff reporter balfordh@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, November, 12 2019    

JAMAICAN parents who consider their children old-age insurance against poverty will have to virtually “wheel and come again”, according to local pension funds experts. Read More

Ready to fight

Tuesday, November, 12 2019    

Collin Campbell's lawyers yesterday said he would vigorously defend any claim filed against him in the hate mail saga now playing out between the Opposition politician and Government minister Daryl Vaz, and pointedly told Vaz's attorney that it is his client who has defamed... Read More

This Day In History — November 12

Tuesday, November, 12 2019    

Today is the 316th day of 2019. There are 49 days left in the year.TODAY'S HIGHLIGHT Read More

Church leader wants good working conditions for security forces

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer writer | Tuesday, November, 12 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — President of the West Jamaica Conference of Seventh-day Adventist (SDA) Pastor Glen Samuels has urged the Government to ensure that working conditions under which members of the security forces operate do not add to their already stressful... Read More

Today's Horoscope — November 12, 2019

Tuesday, November, 12 2019    

HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, November 12, 2019: This year, you can easily see the pros and cons of situations. You will appreciate the logic behind some very different ideas. It may be difficult to make a decision as you see the viability of many perspectives. If single, you might want to date a... Read More

No room for mismanagement, Charles Jr warns NWC, NWA

BY KIMONE FRANCIS Senior staff reporter francisk@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, November, 11 2019    

MINISTER without portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Senator Pearnel Charles Jr, yesterday put several government agencies on notice that the Andrew Holness-led Administration will not tolerate the “mismanagement” of... Read More

JLP expresses remorse at Douglas Vaz's death

BY BALFORD HENRY Senior staff reporter balfordh@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, November, 11 2019    

FORMER Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) Minister of Industry and Commerce (1980-1989) Douglas Vaz died peacefully in his sleep at his Kingston home yesterday morning. Read More

Family mourns brutal killing of vendor, mother of three

Monday, November, 11 2019    

THE brutal killing of 42-year-old Denise Lindsey, a vendor of an East Street address in Kingston, has left her three children and common-law husband in mourning. Read More



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