Stunning OCG revelation: 'We too have sinned!'

In a stunning revelation last week, the Office of the Contractor General (OCG) admitted it had failed to submit annual reports for 2014 and 2015, something over which it had hounded state agencies for years. Read More

A father's lifelong commitment to a son in need

BY JEDIAEL CARTER Staf reporter carterj@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, June, 25 2017    

There's nothing Wayon Henry will not do to secure his son Jonathan's future. In fact, when Jonathan was successful in the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT), Henry had no hesitation in leaving his certain job offer to move to another parish for his son. Read More

Alkaline video mess

Sunday, June, 25 2017    

A video on the YouTube website which claims to feature popular local artiste Alkaline performing a piece entitled After All is causing outrage among members of the police force and has caused Commissioner of Police... Read More

'A miracle'

BY ANIKA RICHARDS Associate editor - news richardsai@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, June, 25 2017    

FROM praying for death to come five years ago to now trying to raise awareness about prostate cancer, 59-year-old Alfred Samuels says he has been given a new lease on life. Read More

Douglas Castle farmers still reeling

BY JEDIAEL CARTER Staff reporter carterj@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, June, 25 2017    

Despite an ease from rainfall, farmers in Douglas Castle, St Ann are still reeling from the effects of torrential rain that battered the island recently.The farmers bemoaned the loss of several crops to land slippages and flooding. Read More

Parliamentary tribute to Portia on Tuesday; resigns two days later

With Balford Henry | Sunday, June, 25 2017    

Parliament will be showing respect to former Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller in a joint sitting scheduled for Tuesday, June 27 at 2:00 pm. Read More

Doctors and the Hippocratic Oath

Dr Derrick Aarons | Sunday, June, 25 2017    

Historically, medical doctors have been expected to practise medicine in keeping with the ethical dictates of the Hippocratic Oath. Read More

The triumphant story of Dr Millicent Comrie

BY JULIAN HEMMINGS | Sunday, June, 25 2017    

NEW YORK, USA — She is well known for her work in obstetrics and gynaecology and instituted the Fibroid Center, the only facility in Brooklyn to offer an integrated gynecological, surgical and/or radiological approach to treatment. Read More

FATHERS Cook SHOWING HOW TO

Sunday, June, 25 2017    

Fathers Who Cook thrilled patrons with their culinary provisions at Ham Stables in St Catherine recently. The event, which was originally slated to be a tribute to mothers on May 14, was postponed to June 4, following heavy rainfall. Read More

Pastor batters sweetheart after she calls him a homosexual

with Tanesha Mundle | Sunday, June, 25 2017    

A pastor of a Kingston church was the star of the prisoner's dock last week inside the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court, after he appeared before the judge for hitting his common law- wife because she called him a “homosexual”. Read More

Less work for JPs with coming of National ID System

BY JEDIAEL CARTER Staff reporter carterj@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, June, 25 2017    

If the National Identification System (NIDS) is successfully implemented, the workload of justices of the peace could be lightened, as one role could become defunct. Read More

Poland approves restrictions on morning-after pill

Sunday, June, 25 2017    

VARSOVIE, Poland (AFP) — Poland's President Andrzej Duda approved on Friday a new law limiting access to the morning-after pill, in the devoutly Catholic country which already has one of the EU's most restrictive abortion rules. Read More



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