#DecisionJa2016: Motorcade with JLP supporters shot at, stoned in Flanker; 1 dead

ST JAMES, Jamaica — OBSERVER ONLINE has learnt that a motorcade of about eight vehicles carrying Jamaica Labour Party supporters was a short while ago shot at in Flanker, St James. The police have confirmed that at least one man is dead on Kodak Street in Flanker. The motorcade was also ston ... Read more


Peter Tosh to be awarded Order of Merit

Monday, August 06, 2012 | 5:05 PM    

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — Reggae icon Peter Tosh is to be awarded with the National honour of the Order of Merit today.

Tosh, whose real name is Winston Hubert McIntosh, is being honoured for his contribution to evolution of Jamaican popular music.

Other entertainment personalities to be honoured with the Order of Jamaica are Bunny Wailer and Toots Hibbert.

Peter Asbourne will also be honoured with the Order of Distinction.

The awards will be conferred at during the Independence Day gala at the National Stadium this evening.



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