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O-Wrap: Devil worshipping 'altars' discovered… St James teen charged with murder… Gayle, Russell back 7:01 pm

In case you missed it, here are OBSERVER ONLINE's top 10 stories for today:1. #StJamesSOE: Cops appeal for change of clothing for detainees Read More

Security forces seize 49 assault rifle rounds in powdery substance 11:23 pm
Security Forces operating in St. James under the current State of Emergency today seized 49 7.62 rounds during an operation in Granville, Montego Bay this evening. The find brings to 80, the number of assorted rounds found in St James since the start...... Read More

Under-20 Reggae Girl draw 2-2 with Nicaragua 11:03 pm
COUVA, Trinidad and Tobago -Jamaica's Under-20 Reggae Girlz ended the CONCACAF Women's Championship campaign with some consolation despite sqaundering the lead twice in a 2-2 score line against Nicaragua in Group B contest of academic interest at the Ato Boldon...... Read More

Curfew imposed in St Catherine South 9:12 pm
ST CATHERINE, Jamaica — The police this evening imposed a curfew in sections of Central Village in St Catherine.... Read More

China looks towards deepening trade with CARICOM

Tuesday, January, 23 2018 8:59 pm    

SANTIAGO, Chile (CMC) — Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries have indicated a willingness to work with China regarding the socio-economic development of the 15-member grouping. Read More

Serena Williams to make comeback at Fed Cup

Tuesday, January, 23 2018 8:23 pm    

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — Serena Williams, who has not played a competitive tennis match since capturing last year's Australian Open, will return to the court next month at a Fed Cup tie, the US Tennis Association announced Tuesday. Read More

Alert activated for 3-y-o boy missing since September last year

Tuesday, January, 23 2018 8:21 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — A high alert has been activated for three-year-old Rapheek Watson of Milton Avenue, Duhaney Park, Kingston 20 who has been missing since Friday, September 15, 2017.He is of slim build, about 91 centimetres (3 feet) tall and has puffy eyes. Read More

Tourism players satisfied visitors still coming to St James

Tuesday, January, 23 2018 7:45 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says industry players are satisfied that visitors are still coming to St James, despite the declaration of a State of Public Emergency in the parish. Read More

CIA: North Korea intent on building reliable nuclear arsenal

Tuesday, January, 23 2018 7:04 pm    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — CIA Director Mike Pompeo said Tuesday that North Korea is intent on developing a reliable arsenal of nuclear weapons to threaten America, not just "a showpiece" to preserve Kim Jong-Un's regime. Read More

Pre-shipment inspection of imported used vehicles begins February 1

Tuesday, January, 23 2018 6:05 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — The Government's pre-shipment inspection regime for imported used motor vehicles, which will provide greater protection for consumers, comes into effect on February 1. Read More

Forex: J$125.05 to one US dollar

Tuesday, January, 23 2018 5:58 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The US dollar on Tuesday, January 23, ended trading at J$125.05 up by 15 cents according to the Bank of Jamaica's daily foreign exchange trading summary. Read More

Gayle, Russell, Narine return to add star quality

Tuesday, January, 23 2018 5:53 pm    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — Superstar opener Chris Gayle will return to domestic limited overs action when he headlines the Regional Super50 starting next Tuesday. Read More

Security forces discover devil worshipping 'altars' — Montague

Tuesday, January, 23 2018 5:15 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Security Minister, Robert Montague told Parliament today that in the Government's crime fighting efforts over the past couple months a number of 'altars' to facilitate devil worshipping have been discovered by the security forces in sections of the... Read More

Point of sale machines in courthouses

Tuesday, January, 23 2018 4:35 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Point of sale machines have been installed in courthouses across the island to better facilitate the public in carrying out a range of transactions, such as the payment of traffic fines, bail bonds and maintenance allocations. Read More

Tourism sector resilience being strengthened against natural disasters

Tuesday, January, 23 2018 4:26 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — The Ministry of Tourism says it stands committed to safeguarding the natural resources, infrastructure and the sector stakeholders that continue to drive economic growth and prosperity. Read More


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