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Attempts to avenge female gang leader's death in east Kingston

Monday, September, 25 2017    

GUNMEN rained bullets on two separate teams of police officers yesterday following the shooting death of an alleged female gang member in the east Kingston community of Dunkirk. Read More

'Duppy Film' dead

BY KIMBERLEY HIBBERT Observer staff reporter hibberk@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, September, 25 2017    

As he lived, so he died, clutching the gun, his favourite tool in a long reign of terror. Read More

C&W Charitable Foundation launches with US$500,000 for hurricane relief

Monday, September, 25 2017    

Further to its recently announced relief efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma and Maria, C&W Communications (C&W) yesterday launched the Cable & Wireless Charitable Foundation ('the Foundation'), with seed funding of US$500K to help support... Read More

Jamaican is senior advisor to UN General Assembly president

BY HAROLD BAILEY Observer writer | Monday, September, 25 2017    

New York, USA — Kurt Davis, the counsellor for humanitarian and cultural affairs at Jamaica's permanent mission to the United Nations, has been seconded to the world body for a period of one year. Read More

Better late than never — Anthony Hylton gets Obama medal

Monday, September, 25 2017    

It arrived belatedly, in fact nine months late, but Jamaica's Ambassador Anthony Hylton is not complaining. Read More

This Day in History - September 25

Monday, September, 25 2017    

Today is the 268th day of 2017. There are 97 days left in the year.TODAY'S HIGHLIGHT Read More

National registry for seniors

Monday, September, 25 2017    

The Ministry of Labour and Social Security is ensuring the safety and security of the nation's elderly citizens through the development of a National Registry for Seniors. Read More

Kia to join ATL Automotive

Monday, September, 25 2017    

The ATL Automotive Group says it is set to add another world- leading brand to its portfolio when it assumes the exclusive distributorship for Kia at the beginning of next year. Read More

JPS boss targets renewable energy investment barriers

Monday, September, 25 2017    

The new president and CEO of Jamaica Public Service (JPS) says he will be working to remove some of the barriers preventing the company from seizing renewable energy investment opportunities. Read More

Jamaica to adopt Madrid Protocol

Monday, September, 25 2017    

The Government says it is working to fast-track the process of adopting and implementing the international trademark registration system, the Madrid Protocol. Read More

Duppy on a film

Monday, September, 25 2017    

Friends, the police (13) finally kill (3) the 'Duppy' (1). Some people seh a mussi Maria flood waters (30) flush him from out a Haiti, while others just believe di obeah (4) get weak. A wonder if dem 'film' the scene just like how the supposed ghost did a post video after him kill di... Read More

Barita at forty

Monday, September, 25 2017    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Launched in September 1977, Barita Investments Limited this month marks 40 years in the financial services industry. Read More

Fading hope

Monday, September, 25 2017    

MEXICO CITY, Mexico (AFP) — Hopes of finding more survivors after Mexico City's devastating quake dwindled to virtually nothing yesterday, five days after the 7.1 tremor rocked the heart of the mega-city, toppling dozens of buildings and killing more than 300... Read More

Wave of player protests grip NFL after Trump urges fan boycott

Monday, September, 25 2017    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — A wave of protests swept across the National Football League (NFL) yesterday as President Donald Trump escalated his feud with players who kneel during the US national anthem to draw attention to racial injustice. Read More

Students first

Monday, September, 25 2017    

Maggotty, St Elizabeth — It's tough. However, the Glen Stuart Primary School fraternity is fighting its way through following last week's closure of the school doors by health authorities because of a sewage problem. Read More



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