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Hundreds flood JDF after fake social media post

THE Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) says it has launched an investigation into the origins of a “social media posting”, which resulted in close to 2,000 individuals showing up at its Up Park Camp headquarters in Kingston, for the Jamaica National Service Corp (JNSC) programme... Read More

Two motorcyclists die in bizarre crash
WAKELAND, Trelawny — Two motorcyclists lost their lives after they were involved in a bizarre crash with a minibus in Trelawny on Sunday night.They both collided with the minibus.... Read More

Opposition urges auditor general to probe education ministry
The Opposition has called on the auditor general to investigate allegations of nepotism and cronyism at the Ministry of Education in relation to transactions involving two major institutions and a number of programmes administered by the...... Read More

Man fined $50,000 for illegal dumping
THE man who was hauled from his St Andrew home last month for operating an informal dump at the premisis on Woodhaven Avenue was fined $50,000 when he appeared in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court yesterday.... Read More

PR expert Angela Reid-Gordon passes

Tuesday, March, 19 2019    

Public relations practitioner Angela Reid-Gordon passed away yesterday morning after ailing for a few months. Reid-Gordon, who would have celebrated her 58th birthday today, was a patient at University Hospital of the West Indies. Read More

No more PetroCaribe fund

Tuesday, March, 19 2019    

CHIEF Executive Officer (CEO) at the PetroCaribe Development Fund (PCDF), Dr Wesley Hughes, says the PCDF has accomplished its mission, and will be integrated into the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service as of March 31, 2019. Read More

All PPV drivers must be in uniform by April 1

Tuesday, March, 19 2019    

THE Transport Authority has reminded operators of public passenger vehicles (PPV) that April 1 is the deadline they are required to be attired in uniforms. Read More

Kiwanian Gesture

Tuesday, March, 19 2019    

Kiwanian Gesture Read More

BUJU BOOST

Tuesday, March, 19 2019    

Kingston welcomed just over 2,400 visitors last Friday ahead of Buju Banton's Long Walk to Freedom concert, the tourism ministry reported yesterday. Read More

Vaz snubs code of conduct signing, scolds political ombudsman, Crawford

BY EVERARD OWEN Observer correspondent | Tuesday, March, 19 2019    

PORT ANTONIO, Portland — Ann-Marie Vaz yesterday stayed away from the signing of a political code of conduct ahead of the April 4 parliamentary by-election for Portland Eastern as a dispute between the governing Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) and the political ombudsman... Read More

At least 10 gang members still at large, says ex-gangster

Tuesday, March, 19 2019    

AN ex-member of the Uchence Wilson Gang testified yesterday that there are at least 10 members of the criminal organisation still at large. Read More

Lee Boyd Malvo to have Supreme Court hearing

Tuesday, March, 19 2019    

WASHINGTON, DC, United States (AP) — The US Supreme Court yesterday agreed to consider Virginia's plea to reinstate the life-without-parole sentence of a man who as a teenager participated in sniper shootings that terrorised the Washington, DC, region in 2002. Read More

SBAJ to host media launch of 2019 MSME conference

Tuesday, March, 19 2019    

MINISTER of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Audley Shaw will be the main speaker at tomorrow's media launch of the 2019 Caribbean MSME (Medium, Small, Micro Enterprises) Conference. Read More

This Day in History— March 18

Tuesday, March, 19 2019    

Today is the 78th day of 2019. There are 287 days left in the year.TODAY'S HIGHLIGHT Read More

Snow tyres are not for Jamaican roads, ministry warns

Tuesday, March, 19 2019    

THE Ministry of Transport and Mining yesterday urged motorists and motor vehicle dealers to beware of the use of snow (winter) tyres on Jamaican roads. Read More



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