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PHOTO: Rise for Climate

Wednesday, September, 19 2018    

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Top of the world!

Wednesday, September, 19 2018    

Jamaican-owned hotel group Sandals Resorts International swept the Travel Trade Gazette Awards 2018 held at the Lyceum Theatre in London's Covent Garden on Monday night. Read More

'I just want an opportunity'

BY RACQUEL PORTER Observer staff reporter porterr@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, September, 19 2018    

TEN women from the Fort Augusta Adult Correctional Centre in Kingston were yesterday celebrated for their achievements in the recently concluded Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examination. Read More

Culture change required when Data Protection Bill takes effect — attorney

BY TANESHA MUNDLE Observer staff reporter mundlet@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, September, 19 2018    

JAMAICAN companies will have to change the way they do business when the Data Protection Bill takes effect. Read More

Preparing for your immigrant visa interview

Wednesday, September, 19 2018    

Q: I'm expecting to interview at the embassy for my immigrant visa soon. What should I bring to my interview?  Read More

One year later, UNDP says it is

Wednesday, September, 19 2018    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – One year after Hurricanes Irma and Maria tore through the Lesser Antilles leaving behind a trail of death and destruction, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) says it has helped mobilise US$25 million for the Caribbean countries hardest hit... Read More

To avoid US entry ban, refuse to answer questions and revoke request

Wednesday, September, 19 2018    

Dear Mr Brown,I was recently made aware that Canadians who use marijuana or invest in Canadian marijuana companies will be permanently banned from the United States. Could you please shed some light on this. Read More

This Day in History — September 19

Wednesday, September, 19 2018    

Today is the 262nd day of 2018. There are 103 days left in the year.TODAY'S HIGHLIGHT Read More

Gov't favours access to

Wednesday, September, 19 2018    

THE Government is to table a green paper in Parliament on its policy regarding access to public beaches, as soon as a draft is approved by the Cabinet. Read More

Barbados switches to e-passports

Wednesday, September, 19 2018    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Barbados Monday announced that it is phasing out the machine-readable passport in favour of the electronic passport, following a recommendation by the International Civil Aviation Authority as the new standard to be adopted for travel document... Read More

Putin seeks to defuse downing of Russian plane off Syria

Wednesday, September, 19 2018    

MOSCOW, Russia (AP) — A Russian reconnaissance aircraft was shot down by Syria forces responding to an Israeli airstrike, killing all 15 people aboard, in what President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday was “a chain of tragic accidental circumstances”. Read More

Venezuela's Maduro may skip UN meeting over security fears

Wednesday, September, 19 2018    

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says he may have to suspend a planned trip to the United Nations because of concerns his opponents would try to kill him if he travels abroad. Read More

Orange boss bag o' promises

Wednesday, September, 19 2018    

Friends, it seems socialism has gone mad (27)! You realise the whole heap a promises that came from the mouth (14) of the orange boss (34)? Read More

Top German spy ousted after

Wednesday, September, 19 2018    

BERLIN, Germany (AP) — The head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency lost his job yesterday after his remarks downplaying anti-migrant violence became a battleground between Chancellor Angela Merkel and her conservative critics. Read More

St Catherine SOE extended for another three months

Wednesday, September, 19 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica —  The House of Representatives has extended the State of Public Emergency in the St Catherine North Police Division for another three months. Read More



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