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Ministry seeks answers about treatment of J'can fishermen

THE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade (MFAFT) reiterated yesterday that it has no record of any complaint from the Jamaican fishermen seeking redress from the United States Coast Guard (USCG) since a 2017 incident in Haitian... Read More

Four-day period of mourning for Seaga starts today
THE nation will observe a period of mourning in honour of the life and service of late former Prime Minister Edward Seaga, starting today and ending on Saturday, June 22.... Read More

Ministry: Skin bleaching down among students in the west
MONTEGO BAY, St James – There has been a drop in skin bleaching among students attending schools in western Jamaica since Irwin High decided to take a stand against the problem more than a year ago.... Read More

Hopewell High implements
HOPEWELL High School in Hanover has implemented an incentive-based learning programme to encourage improved student performance at the institution.... Read More

PM to confirm Bernard Lodge plans soon, says Vaz

Wednesday, June, 19 2019    

Minister without portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Development and Job Creation Daryl Vaz told the House of Representatives yesterday that the Government will be making a public statement soon on the proposed Bernard Lodge Development. Read More

PHOTO: Brave Exit

Wednesday, June, 19 2019    

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PM says Jamaica is thankful for diaspora contributions

Wednesday, June, 19 2019    

PRIME Minister Andrew Holness says the nation is thankful for the immense contributions the Jamaica Diaspora continues to make towards the development of various sectors of the country. Read More

PHOTO: Lesson on speed

Wednesday, June, 19 2019    

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It would be a crying shame!

Wednesday, June, 19 2019    

VICTIMS of the United Kingdom's Windrush scandal and their families are being urged to take full advantage of the compensation mechanism that is being offered by the British Government, or risk having the hardships foisted upon them in 2018 not being taken seriously. Read More

Election uncertainty looms

BY ARTHUR HALL Editor-at-Large halla@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, June, 19 2019    

Almost 600 delegates have been certified to vote when the People's National Party (PNP) selects its next representative for the Kingston Central constituency on Saturday. Read More

This Day In History-June 19

Wednesday, June, 19 2019    

Today is the 170th day of 2019. There are 195 days left in the year.TODAY'S HIGHLIGHT1984: Michael Jordan is signed to the Chicago Bulls basketball team. OTHER EVENTS Read More

PHOTO: I did it, son!

Wednesday, June, 19 2019    

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Water, garbage problems plague

Wednesday, June, 19 2019    

A Commercial Services Committee of the Kingston and St Andrew Municipal Corporation (KSAMC) report has warned that the many entrances at Coronation Market make it difficult to secure and make piped water from the National Water Commission (NWC) affordable, unless the KSAMC is prepared to pay an... Read More

Get an open work permit

Wednesday, June, 19 2019    

Dear Mr Brown:I am currently on the Farm Work Programme in Ontario. The employer has us working very long hours and if we protest he threatens to fire us, forcing us to return to home. I am wondering what is the best move. Read More

Bankers to discuss e-fraud at seminar today

Wednesday, June, 19 2019    

THE Jamaica Bankers' Association (JBA), in partnership with the Jamaica Institute of Financial Services (JIFS), will today host an anti-fraud seminar, under the theme 'Managing Fraud in a Digitized World'. Read More



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