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Munro College Alumni to recognise three outstanding graduates

Tuesday, October, 8 2019    

THE Munro College Old Boys Association (MCOBA) will recognise Gassan Azan, Trevor Parchment and Dr Brian Morgan as its Hall of Fame inductees for 2019, at a brunch to be held at Caymanas Golf & Country Club in St Catherine on Sunday. Read More

Anne's favourite spot

Tuesday, October, 8 2019    

Fontana Pharmacy CEO Anne Chang shows what she describes as one of her favourite sections in the chain's new Waterloo location, at a soft opening last night. The store at the intersection of Waterloo and West King's House roads in St Andrew, will open tomorrow to the general public. It covers... Read More

PROComm makes Bahamas relief donation

Tuesday, October, 8 2019    

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New Fontana ready

Tuesday, October, 8 2019    

Guests look around the new Fontana Waterloo Square branch at the intersection of Waterloo and West King's House Roads in St Andrew last night at a soft opening during which the principals showcased the pharmacy chain's services. The location, covering 35,000 square feet, is expected to redefine... Read More

I live or die based on my decisions — Phillips

Tuesday, October, 8 2019    

OPPOSITION Leader Dr Peter Phillips yesterday brushed aside suggestions that he was vindictive in omitting fiery People's National Party (PNP) Member of Parliament (MP) Dr Dayton Campbell from his new-look shadow cabinet, which he announced last week.Phillips, who was responding to... Read More

Political face-off

BY: Kimone Francis Senior staff reporter francisk@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, October, 8 2019    

THE Government and Opposition are now engaged in a political face off over a threat by Dr Peter Phillips to stage protests over what he said was the Administration's failure to act on a number of issues of alleged corruption at State entities. Read More

Flooding haunts Harriott Meadows residents

By Kasey Williams Observer writer | Tuesday, October, 8 2019    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Residents of Harriott Meadows, who have for more than two decades found themselves marooned by flood waters whenever there is heavy and persistent rainfall, were not spared during heavy showers last week., Read More

Diabetics go blind after taking drugs imported illegally

Tuesday, October, 8 2019    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — The Trinidad and Tobago Government is blaming the use of illegally imported drugs for the partial or total blindness of seven diabetic patients. Read More

Barita Docks in Portie

Tuesday, October, 8 2019    

Barita, the title sponsor of this year's Port Antonio Marlin Tournament, hosted Cocktails on The Dock last weekend. Barita Wealth Division head Kerrie Baylis ensured guests availed themselves of the full bar complete with waitstaff at the Errol Flynn Marina and were au fait with Barita's... Read More

T&T to teach calypso in schools

Tuesday, October, 8 2019    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — An agreement has been signed between the Ministry of Education and Trinbago Unified Calpsonians Organisation (TUCO) for calypso to be taught in schools as part of the visual and performing arts curriculum. Read More

Sagicor reaches acme with 'Summit'

Tuesday, October, 8 2019    

That quake you felt last weekend was the Sagicor Group, through its #SMS2019, taking things to the next level. Fact is, the group dominated social media, streaming live from Iberostar's Rose Hall trio of hotels and the Montego Bay Convention Centre. With presentations... Read More

Architects to gain CPD points at Maurice Facey Lecture

Tuesday, October, 8 2019    

MEMBERS of the Jamaican Institute of Architects (JIA) and other architects will be offered three continuing professional development (CPD) points when they attend the inaugural Maurice Facey Lecture. Read More

Anti-money laundering conference to address compliance in digital age

Tuesday, October, 8 2019    

THE Jamaica Bankers Association, in collaboration with the Jamaica Institute of Financial Services, will host the 8th Annual Anti-money Laundering and Counter-Financing of Terrorism Conference under the theme, Compliance: Navigating the Digital Landscape. Read More

As impeachment looms, GOP revolts against Trump on Syria

Tuesday, October, 8 2019    

NEW YORK, USA (AP) — They may have his back on impeachment, but some of President Donald Trump's most loyal allies are suddenly revolting against his decision to pull back US troops from northern Syria. Read More

Judge: I couldn't refuse convicted ex-cop a hug

Tuesday, October, 8 2019    

TEXAS, USA (AP) — The judge who gave a hug and Bible to a former Dallas police officer after she was sentenced to 10 years in prison for killing her neighbour, said yesterday that she watched the woman change during her trial and wants her to... Read More



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