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NCB Capital Markets introduces 'Wealth Hub'

Monday, January, 25 2021    

As NCB Capital Markets Limited (NCBCM) continues to adapt to changing market dynamics, the investment brokerage house has launched a centralised support unit dubbed the 'Wealth Hub', designed to give clients remote assistance for sales and service requests and to... Read More

US$27,000 in relief supplies for some Clarendon communities

Monday, January, 25 2021    

The Environmental Health Foundation (EHF) through its donor agencies and partners recently handed over approximately US$27,000 in COVID-19 aid and other relief supplies to nine communities in northern and north-west Clarendon. Read More

This Day in History - January 25

Monday, January, 25 2021    

Today is the 25th day of 2021. There are 340 days left in the year.TODAY'S HGHLIGHTS Read More

Chicago teachers vote to defy order to resume face-to-face classes

Monday, January, 25 2021    

CHICAGO, USA (AP) — The Chicago Teachers Union said yesterday that its members voted to defy an order to return to the classroom over concerns about COVID-19, setting up a showdown with district officials who have said that refusing to return when ordered would amount to an illegal... Read More

Israel targets flights as virus rages

Monday, January, 25 2021    

JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said yesterday that Israel will be closing its international airport to nearly all flights, while Israeli police clashed with ultra-Orthodox protesters in several major cities and the Government raced to bring a raging coronavirus... Read More

Bunting insists external committee must probe JDF claims

BY KIMBERLEY HIBBERT Senior staff reporter hibbertk@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, January, 24 2021    

OPPOSITION spokesperson on national security, Senator Peter Bunting, is not backing down in his call for an external oversight committee to investigate the claims of sexual misconduct at the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) that have come to public attention. Read More

Medic swears by Marvellous Water Colloidal Silver

Sunday, January, 24 2021    

SINCE Brown's Town, St Ann resident Devon Hall introduced Colloidal Silver to Jamaica over nine years ago, Jamaicans have been swearing by its effectiveness in curing a litany of ailments. Read More

Manchester constables deliver bouncing baby boy

BY KASEY WILLIAMS Staff reporter kaseyw@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, January, 24 2021    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Tasheca Graham is forever grateful for the swift response of two police constables who came to her rescue on the night of January 9, as she was on the brink of delivering her son while stranded in a broken-down car. Read More

At 78 and the oldest president, Biden sees a world changed

Sunday, January, 24 2021    

WASHINGTON (AP) — When Joe Biden took the oath of office as the 46th president, he became not only the oldest newly inaugurated US chief executive in history but also the oldest sitting president ever. Read More

Ex-JDF man bashes police

BY KIMBERLEY HIBBERT Senior staff reporter hibbertk@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, January, 24 2021    

RETIRED Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) Colonel Allan Douglas says the solution to crime remains the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF), but the entity has no credibility. Read More

A look at the life of broadcasting giant Larry King, who dies at 87

Sunday, January, 24 2021    

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Larry King, the suspenders-sporting everyman whose broadcast interviews with world leaders, movie stars and ordinary Joes helped define American conversation for a half-century, lived a colourful life up to his death yesterday, aged 87. Read More

Sexual harassment claims at JDF leave retired colonel sad

BY KIMBERLEY HIBBERT Senior staff reporter hibbertk@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, January, 24 2021    

Military expert and retired Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) Colonel Allan Douglas has expressed disappointment over claims of misconduct by an army officer accused of sexual harassment of his junior. Colonel Douglas told the Jamaica Observer that the values and standards of any military,... Read More

COMPUTERS FOR JC

Sunday, January, 24 2021    

The Victoria Mutual (VM) Foundation in partnership with the Group ICT donated 20 all-in-one computers to Jamaica College at the school last Thursday, under its 'Refurbished for Change' initiative. Here Naketa West, manager, VM Foundation, greets fourth-form student and resident of the dormitory,... Read More

Be good to your body

Warrick Lattibeaudiere | Sunday, January, 24 2021    

Each of us only gets one body in this life, so we need to value it and treat it well. With each passing day comes an opportunity to be good to our bodies. People tend to value and work hard to maintain material things. There should be even more emphasis on valuing our... Read More

Sunday Brew — January 24, 2021

with HG HELPS Editor-at-Large helpsh@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, January, 24 2021    

Commish Anderson, it's crime, not headlines why we suffer so Read More



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