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'My uncle is a Obeah man', Montague warns criminals

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

3:55 PM
Robert Montague (file photo)

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of National Security Robert Montague today challenged criminals to keep their lawyers on speed dial as the security forces will be pursuing them relentlessly and without fear. “Oonu goin run weh because we goin to pursue oonu. This minister no fraid a oonu, my uncle is a Obeah man,& ...more

Montague, JCF regret loss of lives, but warn suspects against engaging police

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

The police high command and National Security Minister Robert Montague yesterday expressed regret at the loss of lives in the exchange between the security forces and gangsters in St James on Saturday. At the same time, they both made it clear that l ...more

Manchester Municipal Corporation to launch corruption hotline

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Newly elected chairman of the Manchester Municipal Corporation, Donovan Mitchell, has said that a hotline to deal with corruption will be installed as his organisation works to serve the citizens of the parish. As part ...more

Baptist minister replaces Moravian as prayer breakfast speaker

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

CHAIRMAN of the National Leadership Prayer Breakfast Committee Rev Dr Stevenson Samuels announced that Rev Dr Burchell Taylor, pastor of the Bethel Baptist Church in Kingston, will be the new speaker at the 2017 National Leadership Prayer Breakfas ...more

We’re not intimidated, church tells Spanish Town gunmen

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

The Christian community in Spanish Town says it is not afraid of gunmen who are plaguing the old capital and has vowed that it will not lose its battle against the criminals. “The church has a role, the church has a responsibility; we will not ...more

Government improving prison conditions, says Montague

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Robert Montague admits that Jamaican prisons need upgrading. In fact, the national security minister will tell you that he believes the island deserves a new state-of-the-art correctional facility. But the Government, he says, does not have the money ...more

Trafigura appeal expected to start today

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

LAWYERS representing People’s National Party’s (PNP) officers in the Trafigura case are today expected to begin their appeal of the 2011 Supreme Court ruling for the interrogation of party leader and officials be done in open court. The ...more

Montague says J’can taxpayers would have had to fund bulk of UK-proposed project

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

The cost to taxpayers plus the fact that the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) had made a campaign promise were the main factors that influenced the Government’s rejection of a deal from Britain to help build a new prison here, National Security Minis ...more

Cotton tree falls on house, killing father and daughter

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

OCHO RIOS, St Ann — There were expressions of grief, shock and even superstition when the Jamaica Observer visited Buckfield in Ocho Rios, where a cotton tree fell on a house, killing a father and his daughter. Shawn “Randy” Shaw ...more

Man, 24, texts his way to a new car

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

DEMAR Chambers, a 24-year-old resident of St Catherine, has texted his way to a brand new 2017 Toyota Yaris in Digicel’s ‘High Rollers’ text-to-win game. “I really wanted to win,” Chambers said “The game is a lo ...more

Health ministry undertaking measures to curtail malaria

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

THE Ministry of Health is undertaking measures to curtail the onset of malaria following reports of two cases surfacing in Jamaica which were identified by local health authorities at the start of the year. The National Public Health Laboratory conf ...more

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