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ECJ starts clean-up of voters' list November

THE Electoral Commission of Jamaica (ECJ) says that it is about to commence a special elector verification to update the voters' list. Read More

'Walk For The Cure' this Sunday
WITH its annual “Walk For The Cure” fund-raising event set for September 30, CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank is appealing to Jamaicans to come out and support the initiative.... Read More

FLOW, PRSJ hail 'consummate professional' Errol Miller
TELECOMS giant FLOW Jamaica and the Public Relations Society of Jamaica yesterday paid tribute to Errol “EK” Miller describing him as the consummate professional who was highly respected by his peers locally and internationally.... Read More

JDF boss wants amendments to ZOSO legislation
CHIEF of Defence Staff Major General Rocky Meade says Parliament could consider amendments to the law governing the Zones of Special Operations (ZOSO) when it and other related pieces of legislation come up for review.... Read More

Guard accused of scamming job seekers remanded

Wednesday, September, 26 2018    

A security guard who is accused of defrauding  four job seekers of $15,000 each in an overseas job scam was remanded when he appeared in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court last Thursday. Read More

Time to bring dementia out of the shadows, says doctor

Wednesday, September, 26 2018    

EXECUTIVE director of Alzheimer's Jamaica Dr Ishtar Govia says it is time to “bring dementia out of the shadows” in order to eliminate the stigma associated with the condition.“Persons living with dementia are not crazy, senile, or gone off… . People living with... Read More

Deepen the dialogue for people-centred development

Wednesday, September, 26 2018    

Every month since June has brought our nation a horror story of a violent female killing. The gruesome details of these murders have left our collective psyche scarred with grief and disbelief. Times like these demand more from us than statements of empathy, or even... Read More

JDF to get more patrol vehicles

Wednesday, September, 26 2018    

CABINET has approved the award of a contract in the amount of US$7,436,430 to Toyota Jamaica Limited for the provision of 159 patrol vehicles for the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF). Read More

This Day in history — September 26

Wednesday, September, 26 2018    

Today is the 269th day of 2018. There are 96 days left in the year.TODAY'S HIGHLIGHT Read More

Entering, leaving the US while holding a student's visa

Wednesday, September, 26 2018    

Q. How early should I arrive in the United States before I begin my studies? Also, am I allowed to travel on my B1/B2 visa if I will be studying on an F-1 visa?  Read More

Constant Spring market vendors await KSAMC's decision

BY RACQUEL PORTER Observer staff reporter porterr@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, September, 26 2018    

VENDORS at Constant Spring Market in St Andrew, who were served with eviction notices, are now anxiously awaiting the decision of the Kingston and St Andrew Municipal Corporation (KSAMC) to know if a proposal to relocate to the back of the property will be considered. Read More

College vs university education in Canada

Wednesday, September, 26 2018    

Dear Mr Brown, Read More

Cherry Garden Farm back in business

Wednesday, September, 26 2018    

THE 450-acre property called Cherry Garden Farm, located just outside of Gutters, St Catherine, was once a thriving business. The farm reared fish, had 300 dairy herd, pigs, goats, sheep, and chickens. Read More

PHOTO: 6 hurt in crash

Wednesday, September, 26 2018    

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SOE defence

BY ALPHEA SAUNDERS Senior staff reporter saundersa@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, September, 26 2018    

The heads of the constabulary and military yesterday appeared before a parliamentary committee with data to defend the maintenance of states of public emergency in three areas across the island, saying that the measure — the latest of which was announced on Sunday... Read More



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