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Debate gets hot over plans by Ross University to relocate Dominica Opposition United Workers Party calls for answers on departure to Barbados

Wednesday, August, 15 2018    

ROSEAU, Dominica (CMC) – The main Opposition United Workers Party (UWP) is calling on the Dominica Government to make public the recent 25-year agreement it signed with the US-owned Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) that still allowed for the school to be relocated in... Read More

Photo : So much to discuss…

Wednesday, August, 15 2018    

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Haven for thieves

BY RACQUEL PORTER Observer staff reporter porterr@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, August, 15 2018    

The woman in the front passenger seat of the Toyota Rav 4 was oblivious to the two teenaged boys following the vehicle as it slowly navigated the mass of pedestrians and vendors on Luke Lane in downtown Kingston yesterday. Read More

PHOTO: Unruly!

Wednesday, August, 15 2018    

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This Day in History — August 15

Wednesday, August, 15 2018    

Today is the 227th day of 2018. There are 138 days left in the year.TODAY'S HIGHLIGHT Read More

St Kitts recruits senior officers from Jamaica to enhance police force

Wednesday, August, 15 2018    

BASSETERRE, St Kitts (CMC) — In its bid to further strengthen the capacity and capabilities of the Royal St Christopher and Nevis Police Force (RSCNPF), the Ministry of National Security has recruited two senior level officers from Jamaica to serve in different capacities with the... Read More

Mayor says Negril supermarket owner addressing issues

Wednesday, August, 15 2018    

NEGRIL, Westmoreland — Mayor of Savanna-la-Mar Bertel Moore says the owners of a supermarket in the resort town of Negril are complying with an ultimatum to address alleged public health breaches. Read More

Applicants should settle in province linked to nominee programme

Wednesday, August, 15 2018    

Dear Mr Brown,If I were to receive a nomination from a province, do I have to live in that province? I do not really want to live in one of the country provinces, but I am willing to use the nomination to then move to Ontario. Read More

Now trending: CBD oil from cannabis

BY PRECIANNE MILLER | Wednesday, August, 15 2018    

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Schools get furniture for new year

Wednesday, August, 15 2018    

MINISTER of State in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, Floyd Green, says that the Government is in a state of readiness for the start of the new school year at the beginning of September. Read More

Caribbean foods to be displayed at Paris exhibition

Wednesday, August, 15 2018    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – At least 12 producers from six Caribbean countries will exhibit their goods at the five-day Salon International de l'alimentation (SIAL) trade fair that opens in Paris on October 21. Read More

Civil registry to be upgraded in preparation for NIDS

Wednesday, August, 15 2018    

THE National Identification Systems (NIDS) project has committed significant investments to the system upgrade and strengthening of the Registrar General's Department's (RGD) national civil registry, in preparation for its roll-out. Read More

Police still trying to determine cause of West St shooting

Wednesday, August, 15 2018    

THE Kingston Western police are still trying to determine the cause of Sunday's shooting of four teenagers on West Street in downtown Kingston. Read More

Applying for a US visa after being denied

Wednesday, August, 15 2018    

Q: I recently applied for my visiting visa and was not approved. How long must I wait before I reapply?  Read More

World Bank urges C'bean to be environmentally and fiscally resilient

Wednesday, August, 15 2018    

A senior World Bank official has encouraged the Caribbean to work together to be both environmentally and fiscally resilient. Read More



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