Weekly Round-up: Fayval takes charge… Fitness instructor killed… Kemoy Campbell makes progress

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Print this page Email A Friend!


KINGSTON, Jamaica — Cabinet Minister Fayval Williams was on Wednesday appointed to head the turbulent Ministry of Science, Energy and Technology which has been embroiled in controversy since last year following several instances of nepotism and administrative breaches at the State-owned oil refinery Petrojam.

Prime minister Andrew Holness also made changes to the administrative status of junior ministers Alando Terrelonge and Floyd Green, as well as three prominent permanent secretaries — Audrey Sewell, Sancia Templer Bennett and Carol Palmer.

On the crime scene, 52-year-old fitness instructor at Fit Farm Fitness, Christopher Brown was shot dead in front of the gym early Wednesday morning. A motive has not yet been established for his murder.

In sport, Olympian and National record holder Kemoy Campbell walked for the first time on Tuesday since he collapsed at the Millrose Games in New York last Saturday. The athlete, who had been sedated for more than a day, shared footage on Instagram of himself moving about.

Watch as OBSERVER ONLINE wraps this week for you.

See story links below:

Fayval takes charge

Tight budget

Jamaica placed on flu alert

Ramharrack comes under more fire

PNP shocked by former councillor's murder

Boxing fitness trainer killed

Former JLP councillor on firearm charge

Kemoy Campbell shares progress in emotional Instagram post

England thrash Windies to claim consolation win

Batting collapse sends Windies to series defeat

Clovis toon


Now you can read the Jamaica Observer ePaper anytime, anywhere. The Jamaica Observer ePaper is available to you at home or at work, and is the same edition as the printed copy available at http://bit.ly/epaperlive


ADVERTISEMENT




POST A COMMENT

HOUSE RULES

1. We welcome reader comments on the top stories of the day. Some comments may be republished on the website or in the newspaper � email addresses will not be published.

2. Please understand that comments are moderated and it is not always possible to publish all that have been submitted. We will, however, try to publish comments that are representative of all received.

3. We ask that comments are civil and free of libellous or hateful material. Also please stick to the topic under discussion.

4. Please do not write in block capitals since this makes your comment hard to read.

5. Please don't use the comments to advertise. However, our advertising department can be more than accommodating if emailed: advertising@jamaicaobserver.com.

6. If readers wish to report offensive comments, suggest a correction or share a story then please email: community@jamaicaobserver.com.

7. Lastly, read our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy



comments powered by Disqus
ADVERTISEMENT

Poll

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

Today's Cartoon

Click image to view full size editorial cartoon
ADVERTISEMENT