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Political ombudsman summonses Warmington to meeting

POLITICAL Ombudsman Donna Parchment-Brown is moving to address a pronouncement made by Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) Member of Parliament for St Catherine South Western Everald Warmington while at a political rally in St Mary South Eastern on the weekend. Read More

19th Congress of the Communist Party of China opens today
BEIJING, China — The 19th Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) opens here today with even higher expectations of President Xi Jinping, who pushed the reform agenda to make the Asian country one of the biggest players in the world economy.... Read More

Nothing has changed with ZOSO, says Opposition
HOURS after the second zone of special operations (ZOSO) was declared in Denham Town yesterday, Opposition Spokesman on National Security Fitz Jackson called on the Andrew Holness-led Administration to admit to Jamaicans that it is unable to deal with the current crime wave gripping the...... Read More

State rebuilding youth clubs to promote peace
THE Government has initiated a youth-development programme to engage young people in the promotion of peace while building the capacity of youth clubs to steer community growth.... Read More

US citizens can stay outside that country indefinitely

Wednesday, October, 18 2017    

Q: I am a naturalised US citizen and have dual nationality with Jamaica. How long can I stay in Jamaica? Read More

Photo: Champions unite

Wednesday, October, 18 2017    

Sophia Lowe Pinnock (left), corporate communications and public affairs manager at Caribbean Cement Company Limited; and Superintendent of Police Robert Walker (right), officer in charge of the Kingston East Division, congratulate Kemari Wint (second left), champion speller in the under-12... Read More

'Why not Tivoli?'

BY RACQUEL PORTER & BALFORD HENRY | Wednesday, October, 18 2017    

Denham Town residents yesterday greeted news that their community has been declared the second zone of special operation (ZOSO) with one question — “Why not Tivoli?” Read More

Accused learns in court that acid attack victim had died

BY TANESHA MUNDLE Observer staff reporter mundlet@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, October, 18 2017    

A St Andrew man who reportedly doused his ex-spouse and their child with acid while they were asleep is to have his assault occasioning grievous bodily harm charge upgraded to murder. Read More

C'bean youth head to Bonn for climate talks

Wednesday, October, 18 2017    

Two Caribbean students, one from Jamaica and the other from Dominica, have won the opportunity to attend this year's global climate talks in Bonn, Germany. Read More

JDF Coast Guard gets four vessels from the US

Wednesday, October, 18 2017    

WITH the country's recent acquisition of four additional boats, state minister in the Ministry of National Security Senator Pearnel Charles Jr says the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) now has the largest fleet in the Caribbean. Read More

Scientists may have found a cause of dyslexia

Wednesday, October, 18 2017    

PARIS, France (AFP) — A duo of French scientists said yesterday they may have found a physiological, and seemingly treatable, cause for dyslexia hidden in tiny light-receptor cells in the human eye. Read More

'Use garbage bins'

Wednesday, October, 18 2017    

OCHO RIOS, St Ann — Prompted by what he described as widespread littering on the streets of the major towns in St Mary and St Ann, general manager of Beaches Ocho Rios Brian Roper marshalled the procurement and donation of over 200 garbage drums to the councils in both... Read More

Chang advocates climate-resilient housing

Wednesday, October, 18 2017    

Minister without portfolio with responsibility for water, works and housing Dr Horace Chang says the housing sector must be governed by regulations and practices that are sustainable, climate-resilient and will ensure the safety and security of... Read More

Int'l students cannot work full-time during Canada's teacher strike

Antonn Brown | Wednesday, October, 18 2017    

Dear Mr Brown, Read More

Anderson added to US army college Int'l Hall of Fame

Wednesday, October, 18 2017    

MAJOR General Antony Anderson, Jamaica's national security advisor, has been inducted to the United States Army Command and General Staff College International Hall of Fame (IHOF). Read More



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