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Almost 100 nurses resign from University Hospital in 2019

BY KIMONE FRANCIS Senior staff reporter francisk@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, January, 20 2020    

THERE are mounting concerns at the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI) in St Andrew about the attrition rate of nurses, with close to 100 having reportedly tendered resignations in the last year. Read More

School transport association prays for safety of children

Monday, January, 20 2020    

MEMBERS of the St Catherine School Transport Association on January 12 – start of the second week of the new school year – gathered at the Portmore Heart Academy in St Catherine where they put the nation's children before God in prayers. Read More

Labour ministry on job recruitment drive

Monday, January, 20 2020    

THE Ministry of Labour, through its Labour Market and Information System (LMIS), is on a recruitment drive, targeting young people living in the parishes of Kingston, St Thomas and St Catherine, as part of its efforts to help increase youth employment. Read More

No escape: Senators to be quiet, unplugged for Trump trial

Monday, January, 20 2020    

WASHINGTON, DC, United States (AP) — No cellphones. No talking. No escape. Read More

Wildman says media reporting at risk on CMU audit

Monday, January, 20 2020    

ATTORNEY-AT-LAW Hugh Wildman says that his clients are not pleased with the... Read More

'Unacceptable and irresponsible'

Monday, January, 20 2020    

People's National Party caretaker for St Mary South Eastern, Dr Shane Alexis says activities along the Junction main road in St Mary are posing “a clear and present danger” to the public. Read More

British chef cooks for Portland's needy

Monday, January, 20 2020    

For the past six years, Executive Chef Kadian Patterson has been feeding residents of the Port Antonio Infirmary and the homeless in Portland. Read More

St Thomas native heads to Germany after EU Short Film win

Monday, January, 20 2020    

St Thomas native, Deron Douglas, is the winner of the 2019 environment-themed European Union Short Film Competition, Jamaica, with the film The Tree Speaks.It is the first time the EU is staging the competition in Jamaica. Read More

Haiti cholera victims still claiming reparation after epidemic

Monday, January, 20 2020    

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) — People affected by the cholera epidemic that swept through this French-speaking Caribbean Community country 10 years ago have asked the State and the international community to ensure that rights and expectations of victims are at the heart of... Read More

BVI on high alert for earthquakes

Monday, January, 20 2020    

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands (CMC) — The Government of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) is now on high alert following the recent increase in earthquakes in the region. Read More

Couple together for nearly 65 years die on the same day

Monday, January, 20 2020    

MISSOURI, United States (AP) — A couple who had been together for nearly 65 years have died on the same day at a St Louis area nursing home. Read More

PHOTO: Dangerous!

Monday, January, 20 2020    

A worker waits to give directions to motorists on the Junction main road in St Mary where a road improvement project is under way. Read More

SHEER JOY! - Portland's indigent grateful for Gov't housing

BY EVERARD OWEN Observer writer | Monday, January, 20 2020    

TWO Portland couples are to receive houses valued at approximately $5 million from the Government after their poor living conditions were brought to the attention of Local Government Minister Desmond McKenzie. Read More

Vows - Signed, Sealed, Delivered

Monday, January, 20 2020    

On Saturday, January 4, the sun set spectacularly on a glistening four-year romance between Nails by Alese nail technician Lesley-Ann Robinson and Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club front office supervisor Norman Hamilton, culminating in wedding vows that sealed their love for each other... Read More

This Day in History - January 20

Monday, January, 20 2020    

Today is the 20th day of 2020. There are 346 days left in the year.TODAY'S HIGHLIGHT Read More



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