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Man allegedly attacks cop with knife, fatally shot
Golding expects no challengers to PNP presidency
Emigration contributing to Jamaica's low population growth - ESSJ
Popcaan detained by UK Immigration, calls on PM Holness for help
Horace Dalley fined $80k for not filing statutory declaration
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Former Member of Parliament, Horace Dalley, has been fined $80,000 after pleading guilty to the charge of failing to file his statutory decl...
Popular photographer shot dead at St Andrew home
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Well-known photographer, Dominic Davis, more popularly known as Domz, was shot dead at his home on Maverley Avenue, off Molynes Road in Kin...
Forex: J$151.41 to one US dollar
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The US dollar on Tuesday, July 5 ended trading at J$151.41, according to the Bank of Jamaica's daily exchange trading summary. Meanwhile, th...
Policeman whose child died in locked car will be charged, Commissioner says
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Commissioner of Police, Major General Antony Anderson has expressed that as per the ruling of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), cha...
Correction and clarification
A story published in the Jamaica Observer’s Splash magazine on Friday, July 1, 2022 relating to dancehall deejay Alkaline’s New Rules show carried a quote from ...
Police Commissioner urges continued public support in crime fighting
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Crediting “good police work and public support” for the capture of accused quintuple Clarendon murderer, Roshane Barnett, Commissioner of P...
6,000 additional deaths in 2021 blamed in part on COVID -ESSJ
The effect of the COVID-19 pandemic was in part responsible for nearly 6,000 additional deaths recorded in Jamaica in 2021 when compared with 2020. The informat...
Ukrainian governor urges evacuation of 350,000 residents
KRAMATORSK, Ukraine (AP) — A day after Russian President Vladimir Putin declared victory in seizing an eastern Ukraine province essential to his wartime aims, h...
July 4 gunman planned attack for weeks, wore women's clothing: police
HIGHLAND PARK, United States (AFP)— The suspected gunman who opened fire on a July 4 parade in a wealthy Chicago suburb planned the attack for weeks and wore w...
PAHO warns against increasing cases of syphilis and congenital syphilis
WASHINGTON (CMC) – The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is urging countries and health professionals, including those in the Caribbean, to step up the f...
Westmoreland wanted man charged with murder
WESTMORELAND, Jamaica - A man who was on the police’s wanted list and surrendered himself to lawmen on Sunday, has been charged with murder. Theodore Reid, pop...
Primary school graduates urged to be safe, responsible online
Graduates of Grove Primary School who are preparing to enter high school in September received some powerful words of advice at their recent school-leaving cere...
WATCH: DPP urges prosecutors to be tough, but show empathy
KINGSTON, Jamaica— Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Paula Llewellyn has urged prosecutors across the Caribbean region to be relentless, while also being u...
61 new COVID-19 cases in Jamaica, one death reported
KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Ministry of Health and Wellness reported 61 new COVID-19 cases and one death on Monday, July 4, bringing the infection total to 143,408...
UPDATE: Woman charged after fatally stabbing jealous lover
ST JAMES, Jamaica— The St James Police have charged 19-year-old Nicolette McFarlane with the stabbing death of her lover, 28-year-old O’Brian Taylor, following...
Mexican mayor weds alligator dressed as bride to secure prosperity
Residents of San Pedro Huamelula, a southwestern Mexican city, were blessed by “prosperity” last week after their mayor Hugo Sosa “married” an alligator. Mr Sm...
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