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Full use of Sangster air traffic tower by January

The new air traffic control tower at the Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay, St James, will become fully operational in January 2018. Read More

Couple anxious to start teaching again at School for the Deaf
THE wait for reinstatement has become unbearable for a husband and wife who were dismissed from their jobs at the Lister Mair/Gilby High School for the Deaf in Papine, St Andrew. ... Read More

Police happy with database lessons
ROSE HALL, St James — The exposure to database previously unknown to them has better equipped members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF), coming out of the seventh Global Operational Symposium on Fugitives, to track down escapees.... Read More

Vajacials and more...
THE latest trend in non-invasive treatments have been extended to give the female sex organ some attention.... Read More

A kindness that ended up a costly mistake

BY JEDIAEL CARTER Staff reporter carterj@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, December, 10 2017    

An act of kindness has become one of the most costly decisions that she has made. Lisa Davis believes she fell victim to an elaborate scam when she conducted business with iGO Brand Advancement Services Limited in 2015. Read More

Failed efforts to have man's bail reduced

Sunday, December, 10 2017    

Kevin White's relatives will have to try harder to get him out on bail as an effort to reduce his bail offer was denied when he appeared in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court on Friday. Read More

Vendor turns court into comedy scene

Sunday, December, 10 2017    

A vendor who pleaded “not guilty with explanation and self-defence” had those in court laughing uncontrollably on Friday.Rohan Ellis's plea came on the heels of allegation that he assaulted another vendor in downtown Kingston on November 30. Read More

Photo: A BAGPIPER'S THRILL!

Sunday, December, 10 2017    

Bagpiper Jonathan Tulloch performs at the Thanksgiving Service for the life of former Chairman of the RJRGleaner Communications Group, J A Lester Spaulding at the Webster Memorial United Church in St Andrew yesterday. Read More

Photo: TOWARDS TRAINING AND YOUTH EMPLOYMENT

Sunday, December, 10 2017    

World Bank Country Manager for Jamaica Galina Sotirova (left) and permanent secretary in the Ministry of Science, Energy & Technology (MSET) Hillary Alexander (right) with graduates of the Youth Employment in Digital & Animation Industries project (YEDAI), at the closing ceremony for the... Read More

SSL's Black Diamonds Christmas

Sunday, December, 10 2017    

Ringing in the Yuletide season, the Mark Croskery-led investment, trading and brokerage financial company Stocks & Securities Limited (SSL) fêted their board directors, management and staff and clients with a 'Black Diamonds'-themed social hosted last Thursday on the deck of Terra... Read More

McKnight: The children are growing up angry

BY DESMOND ALLEN Executive editor – special assignment allend@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, December, 10 2017    

Forgetting that it was his moment of glory, Leighton McKnight made a desperate appeal for help for Jamaica's poorest children, on a night when he received the coveted Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica (ICAJ) Distinguished Member Award 2017. Read More

LESTER'S FAREWELL!

Sunday, December, 10 2017    

Hundreds bade farewell to former Chairman of the RJRGleaner Communications Group Joseph Aloysius Lester Spaulding yesterday in an emotional thanksgiving service held at the Webster Memorial United Church in St Andrew. Read More

Heart Institute of the Caribbean CEO acknowledged for philanthropic work

Sunday, December, 10 2017    

FOUNDER and CEO of the Heart Institute of the Caribbean (HIC) Dr Ernest Madu was named by Grupo Mídia among the 100 most influential people in health care at its awards ceremony held recently in Dusseldorf, Germany. Read More

Nutramix celebrates Women in Agriculture with glossy calendar

Sunday, December, 10 2017    

Nutramix is celebrating Women in Agriculture with its 2018 calendar. The glossy, 26-page calendar features 16 women from various fields in the agriculture sector. Read More

Want to listen better? Lend a right ear

Sunday, December, 10 2017    

LISTENING is a complicated task. It requires sensitive hearing and the ability to process information into cohesive meaning. Read More



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