Jamaica Observer http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/ JamaicaObserver.com, the most concise and in-depth website for news coverage on Jamaica and the Caribbean. Updated daily 7 days a week, 24 hours a day en-us copyright Jamaica Observer, 2011 Three shot dead in Manchester http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/Three-shot-dead-in-Manchester MANCHESTER, Jamaica — The Manchester police say three people were killed in two separate incidents in the parish on Sunday. Local News Sun, 23 Nov 2014 17:55:41 GMT Security stepped up ahead of Ferguson grand jury decision http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/Security-stepped-up-ahead-of-Ferguson-grand-jury-decision FERGUSON, United States (AFP) — St Louis police erected barricades and businesses were boarded up Sunday as the clock ticked down to a grand jury decision on whether to indict a white officer for shooting dead an unarmed black teenager. Local News Sun, 23 Nov 2014 17:53:15 GMT PCL Cricket: Wet outfield rules out play for third straight day http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/PCL-Cricket--Wet-outfield-rules-out-play-for-third-straight-day LUCAS STREET, Barbados (CMC) – A wet outfield on Sunday forced the abandonment of the third day’s play in the third round match in the WICB Professional Cricket League between Barbados Pride and Jamaica. Local News Sun, 23 Nov 2014 16:40:56 GMT 74-y-o St Mary man stabbed to death http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/74-y-o-St-Mary-man-stabbed-to-death KINGSTON, Jamaica — A St Mary man was this morning stabbed to death by unknown assailants while at home. Local News Sun, 23 Nov 2014 15:53:50 GMT Ebola surveillance may cause airport delays — Ferguson http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/Ebola-surveillance-may-cause-airport-delays---Ferguson KINGSTON, Jamaica — Health Minister Dr Fenton Ferguson says that persons leaving and entering the island during the Christmas period may encounter some delays due to surveillance procedures at the airports, as the Government continues its preparations to deal with the possibility of Ebola in Jamaica. Local News Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:52:22 GMT 12-y-o boy with fake gun fatally shot by Ohio officer http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/12-y-o-boy-with-fake-gun-fatally-shot-by-Ohio-officer CLEVELAND, United States (AP) — A 12-year-old boy brandishing what turned out to be a replica gun died Sunday after he was shot by a Cleveland police officer responding to a 911 call about a person waving a gun in a park. Local News Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:27:39 GMT Scores support 1st Natural Health Awareness Day http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/Scores-support-1st-Natural-Health-Awareness-Day KINGSTON, Jamaica — Scores of people are now at the Michi Supercenter in Kingston in support of the first Natural Health Awareness Day that is now underway. Local News Sun, 23 Nov 2014 13:56:11 GMT PM must replace NHT Board, protect contributors says Chang http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/PM-must-replace-NHT-Board--protect-contributors-says-Chang KINGSTON, Jamaica — Opposition Spokesman on Housing Dr Horace Chang says Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller must show NHT Contributors that she has their interests at heart by removing the remaining members of the board and insisting on an immediate independent investigation of the Outameni issue. Local News Sun, 23 Nov 2014 13:27:04 GMT Another Clarendon farmer found dead http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/Another-Clarendon-farmer-found-dead KINGSTON, Jamaica — The body of a farmer was discovered in Crooked River, Clarendon this morning. Local News Sun, 23 Nov 2014 13:00:03 GMT Roger Federer's Switzerland wins Davis Cup final http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/Roger-Federer-s-Switzerland-wins-Davis-Cup-final LILLE, France (AP) — Roger Federer defeated Richard Gasquet 6-4, 6-2, 6-2 in the first reverse singles match Sunday as Switzerland won the Davis Cup final against France by taking an unassailable 3-1 lead. Local Sports Sun, 23 Nov 2014 12:43:42 GMT 'Hunger Games' tops US chart with $123 million on opening weekend http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/-Hunger-Games--tops-US-chart-with--123-million-on-opening-weekend LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The third instalment of the blockbuster Hunger Games action movie series starring Jennifer Lawrence tallied $123 million in ticket sales to top weekend box office charts, according to studio estimates. Local Environment Sun, 23 Nov 2014 12:31:43 GMT Human rights group says US immigration plan 'laudable but incomplete' http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/Human-rights-group-says-US-immigration-plan--laudable-but-incomplete- WASHINGTON, (CMC) – A major human rights group in the United States has described as “laudable but incomplete” President Obama’s executive actions to fix the US’ “broken immigration system” by halting deportations of certain undocumented Caribbean and other immigrants. Local News Sun, 23 Nov 2014 10:11:20 GMT