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Calling all dons

JUSTICE Minister Delroy Chuck has issued a come hither appeal to feuding gangs and dons islandwide, to use restorative justice as a channel for settling disputes. More


JCA to use downtime to develop support systems, personnel

Though the novel coronavirus has halted its local competitions, the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) wants to move ahead with developing the sport by rolling out several programmes islandwide.Regional and local cricket competitions have been at a standstill since March when the virus took hold in the Caribbean. More


Heads need to roll over Golden Age Home tragedy

We are not going to tip-toe around the issue — as the Caribbean Community of Retired Persons (CCRP) seems constrained to do — heads must roll over the discovery of multiple COVID-19 cases at the Golden Age Home in Vineyard Town, St Andrew. More


The virtual Heroes' Day ceremony

Dear Editor,On National Heroes' Day I have become accustomed to sitting through a long, winding ceremony.This year, the virtual format was pleasant and interesting. More


Who will bell the 'banker' cat?

Banks have always been a very powerful lobby group capable of influencing modern governments. In 1960, the banking community lobbied the colonial Government in Jamaica to pass a law now reflected in “Part 2” of the Evidence Act. In this Act we have an example of the special treatment shown to banks, in that it allows copies of bank documents to be received in evidence in... More


Bounty, Beenie for One Love Together

Stephen Marley, Bounty Killer, Beenie Man, J Boog, Pato Ranking and Patrice Roberts are headliners for One Love Together virtual concert slated for today and tomorrow at 7:00 pm. More


2021 Kia Sorento: The SUV that's full of surprises

WITH more performance capabilities, advanced driving assistance systems and a bold new design; nothing looks or feels better than the all-new 2021 Kia Sorento. More


876GET delivery eyes islandwide service

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Unlike many companies that have experienced a fallout in business due to the onset on the novel coronavirus, online order and delivery service 876GET in Mandeville has grown and now has its vision set on islandwide coverage. More


Judge sides with DPP in INDECOM counter

THE Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) has failed to get the courts to review the lawfulness of a 2018 decision by the director of public prosecutions (DPP) not to prosecute two policemen for an incident that resulted in the fatal shooting of a man. More


Which Piper is calling the tune?

Dear Editor,In April 2020, Dr Christopher Tufton said that the ministry had completed its assessment of the Cuban antiviral drug, Interferon Alpha, and “given that it had not been approved globally”, the decision was made not to use it in Jamaica at this time ( Jamaica Observer, April 24, 2020). More


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SCHEDULE OF CARIBBEAN EVENTS

    August 12, 2016
  • 07:30 AM Men's Discus Throw
  • 07:35 AM Women's 100m H Hep
  • 08:05 AM Women's Shot Put
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