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Turkey to reveal details of probe into Khashoggi's killing

Monday, October, 22 2018    

ISTANBUL, Turkey (AP) — In a sign of growing pressure on Saudi Arabia, Turkey said it will announce details of its investigation into the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Tuesday and US congressional leaders said the Gulf kingdom — in particular its crown prince... Read More

Candle in the Dark

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Observer staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, October, 22 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Though making an impact in the Mandeville community for more than two decades, non-profit Candle in the Dark Care Centre can still be considered as a little-known organisation to many residents. Read More

This Day in History - October 22

Monday, October, 22 2018    

Today is the 295th day of 2015. There are 70 days left in the year.TODAY'S HIGHLIGHT1918: The Great Influenza Epidemic begins. During World War I, over 18 million people die from the flu virus.  Read More

US Coast Guard repatriates Dominican, Haitian migrants

Monday, October, 22 2018    

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (CMC) — The United States Coast Guard says the crew of the Coast Guard cutter Heriberto Hernandez have repatriated 12 Dominicans and returned two Haitians to Dominican authorities following the interdiction of a migrant... Read More

Jamaican firm lands deal with HarperCollins

Monday, October, 22 2018    

Local eBook platform, BookFusion Limited, has announced a collaboration with HarperCollins Publishing to offer the complete Caribbean catalogue of HarperCollins' books on its platform. Read More

PHOTO: Dunoon wins!

Monday, October, 22 2018    

Dunoon Park Technical High School students Tiffany Drummond (second left), Aaliyah Hepburn (centre) and Jody Taylor are all smiles as they celebrate their win in the West Kingston Power Partners (WKPP) Energy Debating Competition. The team beat St George's College during the final round of... Read More

PHOTO: Mom, daughter flee Venezuela on foot

Monday, October, 22 2018    

In the wake of growing destabilisation in Venezuela, thousands upon thousands of migrants have braved multiple borders and walked until their feet bled to look for a better life in the countries neighbouring their nation. In this September 1, 2018 photo, 10-year-old Venezuelan Angelis combs the... Read More

Shake and showers

Monday, October, 22 2018    

Friends, yesterday we had another one of the tremours that sent some of our big man (9) and big woman (17) scrambling for cover as they were just enjoying the Sunday breeze. Read More

Hurricane Willa grows rapidly off Mexico's Pacific coast

Monday, October, 22 2018    

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A newly formed hurricane rapidly gained force off Mexico's Pacific coast yesterday and forecasters said it could reach Category 4 status before hitting land by midweek. A hurricane watch was posted for a stretch of shore between San Blas and... Read More

Archbishop urges Catholics to help floods victims

Monday, October, 22 2018    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, (CMC) – Members of the Roman Catholic community are being urged to assist those who have been affected by floodwaters with food, water, clothes and shelter. Read More

Migrant caravan swells to 5,000, resumes advance toward US

Monday, October, 22 2018    

CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico (AP) — A growing throng of Central American migrants resumed its advance toward the US border in southern Mexico yesterday, overwhelming Mexican government attempts to stop them at the border. Read More

One of Taiwan's fastest trains derails, killing at least 18

Monday, October, 22 2018    

DONGSHAN TOWNSHIP, Taiwan (AP) — One of Taiwan's fastest passenger trains derailed yesterday on a curve along a popular weekend route, killing at least 18 people and injuring more than 170 others, authorities said. Read More

O-Wrap: 'Light-skinned' Spice creates buzz… Hurdler Daeshon Gordon dies... St Ann mob Kills 21-y-o man

Monday, October, 22 2018    

In case you missed it, here are OBSERVER ONLINE's top 10 stories for today:1. 'Light-skinned' Spice sparks buzz on social media Read More

Falmouth Tax Office to be relocated

Monday, October, 22 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Falmouth Tax Office will have a new home effective November 6, says the Tax Administration of Jamaica (TAJ).The office will be relocated to 5 Cornwall Street in Falmouth,Trelawny. Read More

JTA condemns upsurge in violence against children

Monday, October, 22 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Jamaica Teachers' Association (JTA) today expressed concern about the increasing number of children going missing, those being killed and the frequent reports of the brutal attacks on school aged children. Read More



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