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O-Wrap: Cop killed in car crash… 'Fake' police kill welder… Russell reiterates commitment to Windies 7:00 pm

In case you missed it, here are OBSERVER ONLINE's top 10 stories for today:1. Police constable dies in motor vehicle accident Read More

400 kilos of cocaine found in Russian embassy in Argentina 9:35 pm
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA (AFP) — Police have seized nearly 400 kilos of cocaine from the Russian embassy in Buenos Aires and arrested several members of a drug trafficking gang, Argentina's security minister announced Thursday.... Read More

2-y-o Westmoreland boy missing 9:27 pm
WESTMORELAND, Jamaica — A high alert has been activated for two-year-old Ashunie Negrini of Little Bay, Little London in Westmoreland who has been missing since Tuesday, February 20.He is of dark complexion, slim built and is about 61 centimetres (two feet tall).... Read More

Cabinet approves separate category for nutraceuticals in Food and Drug Act 8:44 pm
KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Cabinet has given approval for nutraceuticals to be named as a separate category in the country's Food and Drug Act.... Read More

GG convenes meeting on appointment of chief justice

Thursday, February, 22 2018 8:23 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Governor-General Sir Patrick Allen convened a tripartite meeting with representatives of the executive, legislative and judicial branches of the Government of Jamaica on the written request of the Prime Minister Andrew Holness last Friday at King's House. Read More

Early election plan an 'attempted coup' — Venezuelan legislature

Thursday, February, 22 2018 8:06 pm    

CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) — Venezuela's opposition-controlled legislature on Thursday branded the government's plan to hold elections for the assembly two years early an "attempted coup." Read More

Boys outdo girls in JSIF science quiz

Thursday, February, 22 2018 7:48 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Boys outperformed girls in the recent Jamaica Social Investment Fund's (JSIF) 2017 School Science Quiz Competition. Read More

Bogdanovich's documentary gets NY rave reviews

Thursday, February, 22 2018 7:20 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica-based business mogul Josef Bogdanovich is executive producer of a new documentary that is attracting rave reviews across the tightly-knit documentary film industry in the United States. Read More

British PM plans Brexit speech next week

Thursday, February, 22 2018 6:48 pm    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Prime Minister Theresa May will make a speech next week on Britain's partnership with the EU after Brexit, her office said Thursday, after she chaired an eight-hour cabinet meeting to thrash out a plan. Read More

Pakistan retain top T20 ranking after ICC error

Thursday, February, 22 2018 6:33 pm    

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AFP) — Australian cricket chiefs have clarified that Pakistan still top the Twenty20 world rankings, despite Australia's victory in the T20 tri-series also featuring New Zealand and England. Read More

Tourism minister says companies that invest in workers will reap rewards

Thursday, February, 22 2018 6:19 pm    

ST JAMES, Jamaica (JIS) — Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett, says organisations that value and invest in their employees will reap the rewards of a truly engaged workforce. Read More

Forex: J$127.14 to one US dollar

Thursday, February, 22 2018 5:40 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The US dollar on Thursday, February 22, ended trading at J$127.14 down by 19 cents according to the Bank of Jamaica's daily foreign exchange trading summary. Read More

EOJ having voting simulations ahead of March 5 by-elections

Thursday, February, 22 2018 5:28 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Electoral Office of Jamaica (EOJ) will be conducting a voting simulation exercise for registered electors in the St Andrew North Western constituency and the Norman Gardens division on Saturday. Read More

Young males urged to focus on positives

Thursday, February, 22 2018 4:50 pm    

ST JAMES, Jamaica (JIS) — Education Officer for the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information's Region IV, Stokely Reid, is imploring the country's young males to focus on the positives, noting that their dreams can be realised as long as they work steadfastly and earnestly towards... Read More

Accused in murder of Moncrieffe's Patio Shop’s owner gets 30 years

Thursday, February, 22 2018 4:18 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Omar Graham who pleaded guilty to killing the owner of Moncrieffe's Patio Shop was sentenced to 30 years in prison.He was sentenced to 20 years for murder and 10 years in prison for wounding. Read More



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