Weekly Round-up: Happy birthday Jamaica... Gully Bop, management split... O'Hara goes pro

Weekly Round-up: Happy birthday Jamaica... Gully Bop, management split... O'Hara goes pro

Sunday, August 09, 2015

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KINGSTON, Jamaica – Happy Birthday Jamaica!
The country marked its 53rd year of Independence from British rule this week. With the country in celebration mode, United States President Barack Obama sent congratulations, while Google showed its support via a doodle displaying fireworks of the national colours.
The Sunshine Girls added to the celebrations with an Independence Day win when they trounced Samoa 90-44 in their opening match at the Netball World Cup in Sydney, Australia.
At the same time, the Jamaica Constabulary Force had something to smile about after receiving 10 new service vehicles.
Watch as OBSERVER ONLINE wraps this week's news for you.

See stories below:

Google celebrates with Jamaica on Independence Day

Obama congratulates Ja on 53rd Independence

Commissioner promises ‘fleet management system’ as JCF gets 10 new vehicles

Senior cop accused of obtaining money by false pretence, fraudulent conversion

Cop shot and injured in Clarendon

Robbers kill man at bar, sexually assault woman

Man shot dead, woman injured in robbery attempt

PetroCaribe buyback is a good deal, says international economist

Why liquidate a debt that isn’t troubling anybody? — Holness

JLP Says PetroCaribe buyback a burden on the people

RJR, Gleaner announce merger

BCJ approval necessary before RJR/Gleaner merger finalised

Lawsuit for parent company of Red Stripe

O'Hara to be guided by Ricky Simms-led PACE Sports Management 

NETBALL WORLD CUP 2015: Jamaica trounce Samoa 90-44

Gully Bop, management team split

 


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