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O-Wrap: 10 alleged gangsters arrested in Portmore... PNP wants legal action in FLA 'wrong-doing'... Designs for new Parliament building selected

Thursday, October, 11 2018 7:00 pm    

In case you missed it, here are OBSERVER ONLINE's top 10 stories for today:1. 10 alleged gangsters arrested in Newland, Portmore Read More

Kitson Town gets upgraded health centre

Thursday, October, 11 2018 9:32 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Hundreds of residents in the St Catherine community of Kitson Town and surrounding areas now have access to an upgraded health centre with added services. Read More

Doctors warn of global C-section 'epidemic'

Thursday, October, 11 2018 9:15 pm    

PARIS, France (AFP) — Worldwide Caesarean section use has nearly doubled in two decades and has reached "epidemic" proportions in some countries, doctors warned Friday, highlighting a huge gap in childbirth care between rich and poor mothers. Read More

Holder wants Gayle in World Cup team

Thursday, October, 11 2018 8:14 pm    

MUMBAI, India (CMC) — Once he is physically fit and willing, West Indies' skipper Jason Holder wants Chris Gayle in the regional squad for next year's World Cup. Read More

Contract signed for reconstruction of Family Court Attendance Centre

Thursday, October, 11 2018 8:03 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Minister of Justice, Delroy Chuck, and Permanent Secretary in the Ministry, Carol Palmer, today signed a $50.7-million contract for the re-construction of the Kingston and St Andrew Family Court Attendance Centre. Read More

Reggae Girlz 4-0 at half time vs Cuba

Thursday, October, 11 2018 7:47 pm    

EDINBURG, United States — Jamaica's senior Reggae Girlz were 4-0 up at half time over Cuba in their final Group B fixture at the Concacaf Women's Championship here at H.E.B Park. Read More

Six marlins tagged today in Superstars of Port Antonio tournament

Thursday, October, 11 2018 7:05 pm    

PORTLAND, Jamaica — Six marlins were tagged and released on today's second day of the Superstars of Port Antonio marlin tournament second staging at the Errol Flynn Marina in Portland. Read More

Increased rainfall expected over the Heroes' weekend

Thursday, October, 11 2018 6:20 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — An increase in rainfall is expected across the island this weekend, the Meteorological (Met) Service of Jamaica is reporting. Read More

Demar Scott in St Elizabeth police custody for rape

Thursday, October, 11 2018 6:16 pm    

ST ELIZABETH, Jamaica — Demar Scott, the man charged with rape of two guests at a hotel in Montego Bay last month, is now in the custody of the St Elizabeth police and is likely to be charged with rape and other crimes committed in Balaclava in 2012, police say. Read More

UPDATE: Death toll from Hurricane Michael rises to at least six

Thursday, October, 11 2018 5:52 pm    

PANAMA CITY, United States (AFP) — The death toll from Hurricane Michael, which slammed into the Florida coast as a Category 4 storm, has risen to at least six in three states, US officials said on Thursday. Read More

Forex: J$133.00 to one US dollar

Thursday, October, 11 2018 5:47 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The US dollar on Thursday, October 11 ended trading at J$133.00 down by 55 cents according to the Bank of Jamaica's daily foreign exchange trading summary. Read More

Women's Centre of Jamaica receives UNESCO prize

Thursday, October, 11 2018 5:25 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica —The Women's Centre of Jamaica Foundation (WCOJF) has received the UNESCO Prize for Girls' and Women's Education, the Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport is reporting. Read More

Gov't signs contract with CHEC for Montego Bay bypass

Thursday, October, 11 2018 4:42 pm    

ST JAMES, Jamaica — Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Karl Samuda, says a contract has been signed with China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) for the construction of the Montego Bay bypass in St James. Read More

UPDATE: Teen charged with murder of grandfather

Thursday, October, 11 2018 4:26 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — A teen who was taken into police custody on Sunday, following accusations that he killed his 72-year-old step-grandfather and buried him in a shallow grave has been slapped with a murder charge. Read More

UPDATE: Manchester woman charged with murder of common law husband

Thursday, October, 11 2018 4:09 pm    

MANCHESTER, Jamaica — The Manchester police are reporting that 51-year-old Miriam Jackson of Woodland district in the parish, was on Monday charged with the murder of her common-law husband. Read More


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