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Policeman injured in motor vehicle collision

Sunday, August, 12 2018 10:02 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica – OBSERVER ONLINE has just been informed that early this morning a policeman slammed the motorcar he was driving into the wall of a petrol station in the Osborne Store area of Clarendon. Read More

Former Brazil striker Ronaldo hospitalised with pneumonia in Spain

Sunday, August, 12 2018 9:18 am    

MADRID, Spain (AFP) - Retired Brazilian striker Ronaldo has been hospitalised with pneumonia on the Spanish holiday island of Ibiza and is recovering well, a local newspaper reported Sunday. Read More

Police seize revolver, ammunition during St Catherine raid

Sunday, August, 12 2018 9:09 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The police are reporting the seizure yesterday of a .38 revolver and several live cartridges.The revolver and the bullets were seized under an ackee tree during a raid on sections of the Brown's Town area of Ewarton in St Catherine. Read More

Weather forecast: Morning showers across sections of northern parishes, partly cloudy elsewhere

Sunday, August, 12 2018 9:05 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Meteorological (Met) Service says morning showers should be expected across sections of northern parishes today.It should be partly cloudy elsewhere.   Read More

UPDATE: 62-y-o woman dies in Spur Tree accident

Sunday, August, 12 2018 8:40 am    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester- Sixty-two-year-old, Paulette Mullings, of a 2 East Greater Portmore address, died as a result of injuries received in a motor vehicle collision t on the Spur Tree main road in the parish yesterday (Saturday). Read More

Prayer for the day

Sunday, August, 12 2018 8:02 am    

From all eternity, O Lord, You planned my very existence and my destiny.You wrapped me in Your love in baptism and gave me the Faith to lead me to an eternal life of happiness with You. Read More

TVJ responds to Montague, meeting set to deal with lingering concerns

Saturday, August, 11 2018 9:09 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Television Jamaica (TVJ) has responded to Minister Robert Montague and his claims of irresponsible journalism by the television station. This follows the recent airing by TVJ questioning the decision by Montague to grant a gun licence on appeal to someone from his... Read More

Spur Tree crash leaves one dead

Saturday, August, 11 2018 6:52 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica – OBSERVER ONLINE is confirming that a motorist, identity still unknown, died as a result of a motor vehicle collision on the Spur Tree Hill road earlier today. Read More

Montague must be sanctioned says Fitz Jackson

Saturday, August, 11 2018 5:02 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Opposition Shadow Minister of National Security, Fitz Jackson has called for former National Security Minister, Robert Montague to be sanctioned for what he said was an overruling of the recommendations of the country’s security authorities.Montague... Read More

No firearms, large ice containers, bottles with frozen water at Sabina Park – Police

Saturday, August, 11 2018 4:47 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The police are advising patrons who will be attending the matches in the Jamaican leg of the Caribbean Premier League T20 Competition at Sabina Park, Kingston on Tuesday, August 14 and Wednesday, August 15 that several items will not be permitted in the... Read More

Over 600 youth to participate in KSAMC summer employment programme

Saturday, August, 11 2018 3:30 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — More than 600 youth will receive valuable work experience and training through the Kingston and St Andrew Municipal Corporation (KSAMC) Youth Summer Employment Programme (YSEP). Read More

Scheduled power outage to affect water supply in St Catherine, Corporate Area

Saturday, August, 11 2018 2:17 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica —The National Water Commission (NWC) is advising that operations at some water facilities in St Catherine will be interrupted today between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm, due to scheduled power outages by the Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS). Read More

ONLINE READERS' COMMENT: Bring back hanging

Saturday, August, 11 2018 2:12 pm    

Dear Editor:Daily, we as Jamaicans are bombarded with reports of heinous crimes being committed by a seemingly unending cohort of heartless criminals that have been spawned over many years. Read More

Ja among lab specialists attending workshop on detecting influenza virus

Saturday, August, 11 2018 1:08 pm    

MEXICO CITY, Mexico (CMC) – Laboratory specialist from Jamaica and Belize were among specialists from 11 Latin America and Caribbean countries that participated in a training programme organised by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) in collaboration with the US Centres for Disease... Read More

St Thomas vendor dies after throat slashed

Saturday, August, 11 2018 11:34 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Police have reported that a vendor of Hylton Lane, Pondside in Yallahs, St Thomas died yesterday after his throat was slashed.Reports are that around 2:00 am the 46-year-old man was asleep when unknown assailant(s) entered and cut his throat. Read More



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