PNP opposes renaming of North-South Highway in honour of Seaga

THE Opposition People's National Party (PNP) said yesterday that the Government's decision to rename the North/South road development the Edward Seaga Highway is unfortunate and is likely to be divisive. Read More

Yallahs by-election set for April 27
RESIDENTS of the Yallahs Division in St Thomas will go to the polls on April 27 to elect a new councillor.Nomination day is April 10.... Read More

Hurricanes made 2017 costliest year ever for extreme weather, climate events
 UNITED NATIONS (CMC) — A new United Nations report says hurricanes, monsoon floods and continuing severe drought made 2017 the costliest year ever for severe weather and climate events.... Read More

Gov't pushes to increase awareness about human trafficking
A more forceful effort is being made to increase awareness on human trafficking locally.... Read More

Constitutional breach

BY TANESHA MUNDLE Observer staff reporter | Saturday, March, 24 2018    

ACCUSED murderer Mervin Cameron, who has been in custody now for five years without his matter being tried, has won his case in the Constitutional Court, which on Thursday rule that the accused man's rights to be tried within a reasonable time was violated. Read More

'Balanced diet'

Saturday, March, 24 2018    

A young woman holds on to her meal while crossing a street in Kingston, yesterday after a downpour. (Photo: Garfield Robinson) Read More

It's over!

Saturday, March, 24 2018    

Students of St Francis Primary School in Kingston celebrate yesterday after completing their Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT). The GSAT exam, which was held over two days, will next year be replaced by the Primary Exit Profile. (Photo: Garfield Robinson) Read More

Woman dies, man injured in fire

Saturday, March, 24 2018    

THE Maggotty police in St Elizabeth have commenced a probe into the circumstances surrounding the death of 39-year-old Marsha Lennon and the injury of a man in a fire that destroyed a dwelling at Accompong Town in the parish yesterday. Read More

Seaga expresses gratitude for renaming of highway in his honour

Saturday, March, 24 2018    

FORMER Prime Minister Edward Seaga has expressed gratitude to the Government for the decision taken to rename the north-south link of Highway 2000 in his honour. Read More

Pathologist: US teenager died from fall in Bermuda

Saturday, March, 24 2018    

HAMILTON, Bermuda (CMC) — An overseas forensic pathologist says he believes visiting American teenager Mark Dombroski, whose body was found in a dry moat on the outskirts of Hamilton, died from a fall. Read More

Gov't committed to ensuring safety of all J'cans, says PM

Saturday, March, 24 2018    

PRIME Minister Andrew Holness says the Government is sparing no effort in ensuring the safety and security of all Jamaicans. Read More

Michael Manley's death: End of an era

Saturday, March, 24 2018    

Today, we continue our observance of the 25th anniversary of the Jamaica Observer by reflecting on one of the big events covered by this newspaper since its first publication on March 7, 1993. The reflection will continue on Sunday.  Read More

Councillor explores class action suit as air pollution persists

BY CLAUDIENNE EDWARDS Observer writer | Friday, March, 23 2018    

WITH respiratory problems among residents of Washington Gardens and its environs worsening and the National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) apparently doing little to alleviate the situation, People's National Party (PNP) Councillor Norman Perry is looking to bring a class action... Read More

Antigua PM urges unity as ruling party demolishes Opposition in polls

Friday, March, 23 2018    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — Prime Minister Gaston Browne yesterday called for unity after his Antigua and Barbuda Labour Party (ABLP) was returned to office with an overwhelming victory in Wednesday's general election. Read More

Every student to be placed in full 5-year high school

Friday, March, 23 2018    

ALL students sitting the 2018 Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) will be placed in a full five-year secondary-level school. Read More


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