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It is likely to be a wet weekend in Jamaica

TROPICAL Storm Isaac weakened yesterday as it moved closer to the Caribbean. however, Isaac, which is projected to pass south of Jamaica on Saturday, is expected to begin impacting the island with heavy rains tomorrow. Read More

'It's not fair to permanent secretaries'
 CAREER civil servant Audrey Sewell yesterday spoke out against the burden placed on permanent secretaries to take responsibility for every action by the leadership of the various agencies and bodies across the public sector.... Read More

Suicide to take centre stage at seminar tomorrow
THE culturally taboo subject of suicide will be up for discourse tomorrow at the Jamaica Conference Centre in downtown Kingston, at the World Suicide Prevention Day Seminar, which will be held under the theme “Working Together to Prevent Suicide”.... Read More

Brewery Sunset Lounge opens under new management
MONTEGO BAY, St James —Newly renovated eatery and entertainment spot, Brewery Sunset Lounge, is now up and running under new management in Montego Bay, St James.... Read More

Jamaica Moves for schools this month

Thursday, September, 13 2018    

TO prevent the nation's youth from acquiring non-communicable diseases (NCDs), Minister of Health Dr Christopher Tufton says the Jamaica Moves programme will be expanded to schools, beginning this month. Read More

PHOTO: A brother's keeper

Thursday, September, 13 2018    

A generous man plays the role of big brother as he assists a disabled man along the mucky Hagley Park Road in Kingston, following heavy rains, yesterday. (Photo: Garfield Robinson) Read More

48 teen parents get bursaries, scholarships

Thursday, September, 13 2018    

FORTY-EIGHT adolescent parents have received bursaries and scholarships valued at $2.32 million to assist with their reintegration into the formal education system. Read More

Bike taxis

BY RACQUEL PORTER Observer staff reporter porterr@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, September, 13 2018    

POLICE in the Corporate Area now have another problem to deal with — bike taxis. Read More

This Day in History — September 13

Thursday, September, 13 2018    

Today is the 256th day of 2018. There are 109 days left in the year.TODAY'S HIGHLIGHT Read More

NCU rescue

Thursday, September, 13 2018    

Northern Caribbean University (NCU) has granted a four-year scholarship to Juzzle Sayles whom the Jamaica Observer earlier this year revealed as being jobless despite having Caribbean Examination Council certification in 16 subjects. Read More

USF acting CEO says revenues declining

Thursday, September, 13 2018    

FINANCIAL controller and acting chief executive officer at the Universal Service Fund (USF) Violet Badroe says the board is now trying to find ways to address the plummeting revenues of the fund. Read More

Lowe making cannabis address to US Congressional Black Caucus

Thursday, September, 13 2018    

Renowned Jamaican scientist and executive chairman of Medicanja Ltd Dr Henry Lowe has been invited to address the US Congressional Black Caucus at the 48th Annual Legislative Conference now in session in Washington, DC. Read More

Gov't, nurses sign new wage agreement

Thursday, September, 13 2018    

GOVERNMENT and the Nurses Association of Jamaica (NAJ) yesterday signed a new wage and fringe benefits agreement. Read More

HEART Trust/NTA signs employment agreement with Sutherland Global

Thursday, September, 13 2018    

THE HEART Trust/NTA on Tuesday signed a training subsidiary agreement with Sutherland Global, which will allow almost 3,000 unattached youths to intern in the Business Processing Outsourcing (BPO) sector. Read More

Photo: What’s next?

Thursday, September, 13 2018    

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