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US visa interview process has changed

Wednesday, July, 1 2020    

Q. I heard that the Consular Section has resumed visa service. What types of visa cases are currently being processed?  Read More

How to enter Canada as a common law partner of a citizen

Wednesday, July, 1 2020    

Dear Mr Brown, Read More

Caricom conducts survey on COVID-19 impact on food security

Wednesday, July, 1 2020    

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — The Guyana-based Caribbean Community (Caricom) Secretariat on Monday announced the launch of the second round of the Caribbean COVID-19 Food Security and Livelihoods Impact Survey. Read More

The student becomes the teacher

BY ALPHEA SAUNDERS Senior staff reporter saundersa@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, July, 1 2020    

In times of adversity, there are some who rise to the challenge to help others in need. The following is the latest in the Jamaica Observer series, COVID-19 Kindness, highlighting one of those who have risen to the challenge.  Read More

Trump faces pressure over Russia bounties to kill US troops

Wednesday, July, 1 2020    

WASHINGTON, DC, United States (AP) — President Donald Trump yesterday came under growing pressure to respond to allegations that Russia offered bounties for killing American troops in Afghanistan, with Democrats demanding answers and accusing Trump of bowing to Russian President... Read More

'Very disturbing'

Wednesday, July, 1 2020    

WASHINGTON, DC, United States — Dr Anthony Fauci said if Americans don't start following public health recommendations US coronavirus cases could grow to 100,000 a day. Read More

As virus roars back, so do signs of a new round of layoffs

Wednesday, July, 1 2020    

WASHINGTON, DC, United States (AP) — The reopening of Tucson's historic Hotel Congress lasted less than a month. Read More

Today's Horoscope — July 1, 2020

Wednesday, July, 1 2020    

HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, July 1, 2020: Highly sensitive and giving, it is essential that you move out into the world to be fully successful. Once there, you are most often adored. That which you love generates a good income. If single, you can become depressed and must overcome this... Read More

Jodian Fearon's mom wants answers

BY KIMONE FRANCIS Senior staff reporter francisk@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, June, 30 2020    

APPROXIMATELY two months after the completion of the autopsy for Jodian Fearon, the first-time mother who died after being denied access to health care at several hospitals in April, her family is yet to receive a copy of the report. Read More

12 months not enough

Tuesday, June, 30 2020    

JAMAICANS for Justice (JFJ) wants the joint select committee of Parliament tasked with reviewing the proposed sexual harassment legislation to reform the provision imposing a 12-month limit on complaints brought by victims before the tribunal. Read More

Phillips chides PM; declares PNP has answers

BY BALFORD HENRY Senior staff reporter balfordh@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, June, 30 2020    

OPPOSITION Leader Dr Peter Phillips on Sunday chided Prime Minister Andrew Holness for suggesting that the country's crime problem has evolved beyond the capacity to contain it. Read More

Medics urged to ensure proper use of PPE

Tuesday, June, 30 2020    

CONSULTANT anaesthesiologist at the St Ann's Bay Regional Hospital, Dr Peter Scarlett, says the correct use of personal protective equipment (PPE) by health professionals during the novel coronavirus pandemic is imperative to safeguarding their well-being. Read More

Visitors from high-risk US states to pretest before arrival

BY ALPHEA SAUNDERS Senior staff reporter saundersa@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, June, 30 2020    

AS of July 1, some visitors from the United States who plan to enter the island on and after July 10 will have to be pretested for COVID-19 for their applications for landing to be considered. Read More

This Day In History- June 30

Tuesday, June, 30 2020    

Today is the 182nd day of 2016. There are 184 days left in the year. TODAY'S HIGHLIGHT Read More

NOT TRUE

BY KIMONE FRANCIS Senior staff reporter francisk@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, June, 30 2020    

THE Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) says it has spent in excess of $300 million on the well-being of its members since it established a welfare branch two years ago. Read More



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