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MoBay gets new academy September

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Come September, the city of Montego Bay will welcome the opening of an eagerly anticipated and highly touted international academy for secondary school students. Read More

Adventists mourn death of former NCU President
THE Seventh-day Adventist Church in Jamaica is mourning the passing of Dr Hermon Douce who died in Florida, USA, on May 10, after a brief period of illness. He was 88.... Read More

Police hold five after seizure of guns, bullets, masks
SAVANNA-LA-MAR,Westmoreland — Five individuals have been taken into the custody of the...... Read More

D K backs Jamaica's historically 'good' political leadership
FORMER Cabinet Minister Dr D K Duncan says that Jamaica has benefited from its political leaders throughout its political history.... Read More

Remove options to leave CCJ, says Chuck

By Balford Henry, Senior staff reporter balfordh@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, May, 21 2018    

Minister of Justice Delroy Chuck, says that the threat by the Barbados Government to leave the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), is evidence of a flaw in the court's jurisdiction. Read More

Waite wants unity

BY GARFIELD MYERS Editor-at-Large South Central Bureau myersg@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, May, 21 2018    

SANTA CRUZ, St Elizabeth — The contest over, winner Basil Waite and his vanquished opponent, Everton Fisher, stood together and declared yesterday that the task now was to unify the constituency and ensure St Elizabeth North Eastern remains a bastion of People's National Party... Read More

This Day in History — May 21

Monday, May, 21 2018    

Today is the 141st day of 2014. There are 224 days left in the year.TODAY'S HIGHLIGHT1981: Jamaican reggae icon Bob Marley is accorded a state funeral, 10 days after his passing in a Miami hospital. OTHER EVENTS Read More

Shaw heads to Canada on ganja mission

BY HORACE HINES Staff reporter hinesh@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, May, 21 2018    

ROSE HALL, St James — Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Audley Shaw has announced that he will be going to Canada this week on a mission to hold talks with players in the medical cannabis industry. Read More

Experts say congestion could be harmful to health and productivity

Monday, May, 21 2018    

WITH commuters along the Mandela Highway in St Catherine spending up to four hours in traffic daily, medical and safety experts are concerned about the deleterious effect the congestion could be having on health and productivity. Read More

Conference & Expo a success, says Manchester Chamber of Commerce

Monday, May, 21 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester – President of the Manchester Chamber of Commerce, Garfield Green says he is satisfied with last Wednesday's Conference and Expo hosted by the chamber in collaboration with Diaspora Connect at Golf View Hotel. Read More

Agri Day at Knox Community College

Monday, May, 21 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Knox Community College recently staged its Agri Day Expo 2018 at its Cobbla Campus in northern Manchester. Read More

Another gift of love from the Hue family

Monday, May, 21 2018    

MAY PEN, Clarendon — Dr Hyacinth Hue and her husband Eric Hue have donated a sonography machine (used for diagnostic imaging) worth US$7,000 to the May Pen Hospital, according to the Southern Regional Health Authority. Read More

Community self-help boosts Port Sea Health Centre

BY GARFIELD MYERS Editor-at-Large South Central Bureau myersg@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, May, 21 2018    

PORT SEA, St Elizabeth — From behind the counter of his grocery shop and bar, senior citizen Leonard Miller watched the happenings across the road with interest. Read More

CENTRAL'S BEST

Monday, May, 21 2018    

The Jamaica International Invitation meet at the National Stadium on Saturday night was embellished by the winning performance of three of the best female athletes from Central Jamaica: Elaine Thompson, Janieve Russell and Shericka Jackson. Thompson won the 100m,... Read More

Heart Institute wants to train doctors

BY KIMBERLEY HIBBERT Staff reporter hibbertk@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, May, 21 2018    

THE Heart Institute of the Caribbean (HIC) is inviting doctors interested in cardiovascular care to access training at the institution. Read More



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