Bailey urges better caring of children by parents

OCHO RIOS, St Ann — Assistant Commissioner of Police in charge of Area Two (St Ann, St Mary, Portland), Fitz Bailey has called on parents to do a better job of raising their children. Read More

Is eating eggs a health risk?

Dr Derrick Aarons | Sunday, July, 9 2017    

IN recent times, there has been some controversy regarding whether people should be eating eggs or not. Read More

A St Catherine road which is anything but that

Sunday, July, 9 2017    

What should be a five-minute drive to Wakefield Savannah in St Catherine from Linstead often takes 45 minutes to an hour because of the poor state of the road. Read More

CCTVs to be installed in secondary schools

Sunday, July, 9 2017    

Education, Youth and Information Minister Senator Ruel Reid says the Government will be installing closed circuit television (CCTV) systems in secondary institutions shortly as part of a programme aimed at improving school safety and security. Read More

Police report seizure of 8 guns, bullets

Sunday, July, 9 2017    

The Jamaica Constabulary Force said that its members seized eights guns, including one high-powered weapon, and several rounds of ammunition between Friday and yesterday. Read More

Jamaica's crime rate saddens five-year-old valedictorian

BY RENAE DIXON Staff reporter dixonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, July, 9 2017    

From the moment you meet five-year-old Nachalah Williams you can't help but be impressed with her commanding presence and her beauty.Then her boldness emerged in the formal greeting. Read More

American West Indian Medical Association brings health services to Macca Tree

Sunday, July, 9 2017    

More and more, nurses, doctors and technicians from overseas are visiting Jamaica to offer their services for free. Read More

Dead cop's case reopens

BY HG HELPS Editor-at-Large helpsh@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, July, 9 2017    

The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) has reopened the probe into the shooting death of a young policeman by his Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) colleague, which occurred on April 4, 2015, in the western town of Hopewell,... Read More

The many faces of stress: Worry

Dr Jacqueline E Campbell | Sunday, July, 9 2017    

“When I look back on all these worries I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened.”— Winston Churchill  Read More

Angry woman bites teen in her face over man

with Tanesha Mundle | Sunday, July, 9 2017    

A woman was last week dragged before the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court for biting a 14-year-old in her face during an alleged fight over the woman's lover. Read More

Endocrine disrupters: Potentially harmful chemicals for human hormones

Sunday, July, 9 2017    

PARIS, France (AFP) — Potentially harmful chemicals which can interfere with the normal functioning of human hormones are known as endocrine disrupters (EDs).These mostly man-made substances can cause a range of health problems. Read More

Tailor-made cancer 'vaccine' proves safe — trial results

Sunday, July, 9 2017    

PARIS, France (AFP) — Two experimental treatments for skin cancer, tailor-made to target a particular patient's tumours, proved safe in small-scale trials, their developers reported last Wednesday. Read More



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