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History — Duplicated

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHT1983: Soviet leader Yuri V Andropov invites 10-year-old Samantha Smith to visit his country after receiving a letter in which the schoolgirl from Maine expressed fears about nuclear war.OTHER EVENTS Read More

Old guard rallies around newcomer Macron for French run-off
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CC Old Boys to honour Hopeton Dunn, Clifton Yap and Ivan Godfrey
Communications specialist Professor Hopeton Dunn and architect Clifton Yap will be honoured by the Kingston Chapter of the Cornwall College Old Boys’ Association this Saturday. ... Read More

Body of German discovered on drifting yacht in Grenada

Monday, April, 24 2017   

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada (CMC) — Grenada police yesterday said the decomposing body found on a yacht drifting seven miles south of here is that of German national, Bernd Ludwig Ottogottel. Read More

Cop who asked for cash to investigate crash fined

Monday, April, 24 2017   

Constable Lewelyn Martin of the St Catherine Police Division was recently fined $250,000 or six months’ imprisonment for breaches of the Corruption Prevention Act. Read More

FLOW chooses eco-friendly operations

Monday, April, 24 2017   

Telecommunications firm FLOW says it has reaffirmed its commitment to support the global "Go Green" agenda for businesses to implement eco-friendly practices and methods in their day-to-day affairs. Read More

This Day in History — April 25

Monday, April, 24 2017   

 Today is the 115th day of 2017. There are 250 days left in the year.TODAY’S HIGHLIGHT Read More

Several specialists for Safeguarding Children Conference

Monday, April, 24 2017   

INFLEUNTIAL local and overseas specialists in children’s welfare will be among participants in next month’s Third Annual Safeguarding Children Conference at the Shaw Park Beach Hotel in Ocho Rios, St Ann. Read More

Two killed as heavy rains batter Haiti’s south

Monday, April, 24 2017   

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) — At least two people were killed and several houses destroyed as heavy rains associated with two surface troughs battered the south of this Caribbean Community country for the past three days. Read More

Eye on castor oil

BY JAVENE SKYERS Observer staff reporter skyerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, April, 24 2017   

Armed with data showing that just about half of the global demand for castor oil and its related products are being met, Jamaican stakeholders are laying the foundation to benefit from the industry that is expected to grow to over US$2 billion in another seven years. Read More

French company gets contract for Port Antonio sewerage project

Monday, April, 24 2017   

The Government has awarded a contract to VINCI Construction Grands Projects, based in France, to undertake works on the Port Antonio Sewerage and Drainage project (Stage 2). Read More



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