FORMER head of the now Court Management Services (CMS) Deborah Patrick-Gardner is to remain in the public service after the Full Court yesterday quashed a decision of the Public Service Commission (PSC) to send her on early retirement. Read More

'I wasn't there'
DR Jephthah Ford is denying reports elsewhere in the media that he was present at Patrick Bailey's house when the police arrived after a man was murdered there in September 2016.... Read More

JTA expresses concern about decision to extend school year
THE Jamaica Teachers' Association (JTA) has noted with concern, the Ministry of Education's decision to extend the school year by three days.... Read More

Attack on cop by mentally challenged man elicits calls for help
MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Superintendent of the Manchester Police Division Wayne Cameron and Mayor of Mandeville Donovan Mitchell say that the relevant authorities need to deal urgently with the danger posed to residents of this central Jamaica town by some mentally challenged...... Read More

Trinidadian woman sentenced to death by Iraqi court

Friday, April, 20 2018    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Security officials are in the process of investigating reports that a Trinidadian woman has been sentenced to death by an Iraqi court. Read More

Police post, CCTV cameras for Spanish Town Bus Park

BY DEANDRA MORRISON Online reporter | Friday, April, 20 2018    

NEW security measures, including the installation of closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras, are being implemented at the Spanish Town Municipal Bus Park in St Catherine. Read More

St Mary school to get computers

Friday, April, 20 2018    

TEN desktop computers are to be provided to the St Cyprian's Preparatory School in Highgate, St Mary, before the start of the 2018/19 school term, which begins in September. Read More

Jamaican husband, wife duo to lead Salvation Army Caribbean Territory

Friday, April, 20 2018    

FOR the first time in its 131-year history, the Salvation Army Caribbean Territory will be led by Jamaicans. Read More

PHOTO: PM, WIFE greet THE Queen

Friday, April, 20 2018    

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More teachers to be trained in restorative justice

Friday, April, 20 2018    

BEGINNING in May, the Ministry of Education, Youth, and Information will be training more teachers in restorative justice practices, in keeping with strategies to improve safety and security in schools. Read More


BY RACQUEL PORTER Observer staff reporter | Friday, April, 20 2018    

CRIMINALS in Denham Town are seemingly exploiting the second phase of the zone of special operations (ZOSO), which requires fewer members of the joint forces to be in the community. Read More

The landmark Shanique Myrie case

Friday, April, 20 2018    

We continue or reflection on some of the stories covered by the Jamaica Observer over its 25 years of existence.  Read More

This Day in History — April 20

Friday, April, 20 2018    

Today is the 110th day of 2018. There are 255 days left in the year.TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS Read More

Tufton scoffs at Opposition's call for inquiry into CRH crisis

BY HORACE HINES Observer staff reporter | Friday, April, 20 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Dr Christopher Tufton has expressed disappointment at some of the Opposition's criticisms of Government's handling of the crisis at Cornwall Regional Hospital (CRH), and described Opposition Leader Dr Peter Phillips' call for a public inquiry into the issue... Read More

Centre for Reparation Research wants justice for Windrush generation

Friday, April, 20 2018    

THE Centre for Reparation Research says that the Windrush generation crisis demonstrates the failure of the United Kingdom (UK) to face its responsibilities as a former colonial power. Read More


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