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Lee's Tropical Vibes

Wednesday, July, 18 2018    

On Saturday, July 14, Lee's Fifth Avenue treated patrons to a Sip, Shop, and Watch experience at its Tropical Plaza location. Read More

Heat and dust a mad wi!

Wednesday, July, 18 2018    

Friends, what a piece a heat a lick! Den mi hear seh dust way from the huge (33) continent of Africa a prevent the rain (24) in the little (10) Caribbean. What a thing! Read More

UN warns of AIDS rebound risk as flat funding threatens gains

Wednesday, July, 18 2018    

PARIS, France (AFP) — Great strides in preventing AIDS deaths and new infections risk being halted, even reversed, if funding and focus continues to dwindle, the UN warned today. Read More

House approves $65 levy on exported conch

Wednesday, July, 18 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — A levy of US$0.50 (J$65.45) has been imposed on each pound of conch exported during the 2018 conch season. Read More

Holness to examine building approvals process

Wednesday, July, 18 2018    

ST JAMES, Jamaica (JIS) — Prime Minister, Andrew Holness, says he will be examining the procedure for the granting of building approvals by the local government authorities in order to speed up the process. Read More

EU fines Google a record US$5b over mobile practices

Wednesday, July, 18 2018    

BRUSSELS, Belgium (AP) — European regulators came down hard on another US tech giant today, fining Google a record US$5 billion for forcing cell phone makers that use the company's Android operating system to install... Read More

Road upgrading will boost productivity, business leaders say

Wednesday, July, 18 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — There is consensus among several business leaders that road improvements, completed or being carried out across sections of Kingston, St Andrew, St Catherine and other areas, will serve to boost workforce productivity by significantly reducing travel... Read More

Canada to host first women foreign ministers meeting

Wednesday, July, 18 2018    

OTTAWA, Canada (AFP) — Canada is set to host the first meeting of women foreign ministers in September, officials said today. Read More

Road works force diversion of traffic along Constant Spring Road tomorrow

Wednesday, July, 18 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The National Works Agency (NWA) says that traffic will be diverted from a section of Constant Spring Road tomorrow, July... Read More

O-Wrap: Kartel appeal prejudiced ...McKenzie apologises ...J'can dancers charged in Bahamas

Wednesday, July, 18 2018    

In case you missed it here are the OBSERVER ONLINE'S top 10 stories for today: Read More

NERHA probing death of St Ann hospital patient

Wednesday, July, 18 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The North East Regional Health Authority (NERHA) says it has launched an investigation into the death of a patient after receiving a written complaint on Friday, July 13 alleging medical negligence at the St... Read More

Regional tourism ‘only scratching the surface’ – St Lucia PM

Wednesday, July, 18 2018    

Regional tourism ‘only scratching the surface’ – St Lucia PM Read More

Forex: J$132.07 to one US dollar

Wednesday, July, 18 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The US dollar on Wednesday, July 18 ended trading at J$132.07 up by 14 cents according to the Bank of Jamaica's daily foreign exchange trading summary. Read More

Police seize high calibre ammunition in Kingston 10

Wednesday, July, 18 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The police are reporting the seizure of 21 rounds of 5.56 high calibre ammunition in Ambrook Lane, Kingston 10, today. Read More

Police urging motor vehicle owners to exercise vigilance

Wednesday, July, 18 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The police are warning informal car rental operators to be cautious when loaning cars, as they say criminals are seeking out these opportunities to gain access to motor vehicles in committing crimes.  ... Read More



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