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White House team to go to Singapore for Trump-Kim summit prep

Saturday, May, 26 2018    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — A White House team will travel to Singapore to prepare for a June 12 summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, the White House said Saturday. Read More

Man shot dead in Clarendon

Saturday, May, 26 2018    

CLARENDON, Jamaica — A man was shot dead and two others left nursing injuries, after they were attacked by armed men in Canaan Heights, Clarendon last night. Read More

Ireland set to overturn abortion ban in 'quiet revolution'

Saturday, May, 26 2018    

DUBLIN, Ireland (AFP) — Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar hailed a "quiet revolution" on Saturday as this traditionally Catholic country looked set to liberalise some of Europe's strictest abortion laws in a historic landslide referendum vote. Read More

C'bean hoteliers advised to become GDPR compliant

Saturday, May, 26 2018    

MIAMI, United States (CMC) — Caribbean hoteliers are being advised to ensure they are compliant with the European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Read More

Italian footballer, ex-girlfriend found dead after suspected murder-suicide

Saturday, May, 26 2018    

MILAN, Italy (AFP) — Italian footballer Federico Zini has been found dead along with his ex-girlfriend after a suspected murder-suicide, according to reports in Italy on Saturday. Read More

Subtropical storm Alberto heads to the US Gulf

Saturday, May, 26 2018    

MIAMI, United States (AP) — A storm moving slowly through the Gulf of Mexico is threatening to bring heavy rainfall, storm surges, high winds, and flash floods to the US Gulf Coast this holiday weekend. Read More

Weather Update: Partly cloudy conditions expected today

Saturday, May, 26 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Meteorological (Met) Service of Jamaica is reporting that partly cloudy conditions are expected across western parishes this morning, while elsewhere should be mainly sunny. Read More

Some citizens still scared of jury duty

BY ALPHEA SAUNDERS Senior staff reporter saundersa@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, May, 25 2018    

SOME Jamaicans are still unwilling to take on jury duty in criminal cases despite the measures implemented by the Government over the last couple of years to widen the jury pool as well as reduce the number of jurors required for a panel. Read More

Father slaughtered in front of family

BY DEANDRA MORRISON Observer staff reporter morrisond@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, May, 25 2018    

Hours after Orlando Marshall was brutally shot and his throat slashed by gunmen, his girlfriend was still shaken. Read More

Cops say two of five wanted men surrender

Friday, May, 25 2018    

The Kingston Eastern Police said two of the five men who are wanted in connection with the murder of 31-year-old Patrick Davis on March 12 in Rockfort, St Andrew, have surrendered. Read More

Tufton says leadership, cooperation vital to universal health care

Friday, May, 25 2018    

MINISTER of Health Dr Christopher Tufton has called for greater leadership and cooperation at the regional and international levels, to enable countries, including Jamaica, to progress toward the provision of universal health care (UHC). Read More

PHOTO: Caring for the elderly

Friday, May, 25 2018    

Volunteers from the Association of Businesspersons comb the hair of two elderly women at the Sector E of the Golden Age Home in Vineyard Town in Kingston on Wednesday — Labour Day. The association and its affiliate social partners Unite Jamaica People and Church Women United collaborated... Read More

TV court June 8?

BY ALPHEA SAUNDERS Senior staff reporter saundersa@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, May, 25 2018    

JUSTICE Minister Delroy Chuck says that with, the approval of the chief justice, on June 8 there could be live streaming of the first hearing in the claim brought by People's National Party (PNP) General Secretary Julian Robinson challenging the constitutionality of the national... Read More

Full Court to decide on fresh evidence in Kartel appeal

BY TANESHA MUNDLE Observer staff reporter mundlet@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, May, 25 2018    

The Full Court of the Supreme Court is to hear an application for a photocopy of a statement to be admitted in the appeal for incarcerated entertainer Vybz Kartel and his three co-accused. Read More

Embalmer on ganja rap

Friday, May, 25 2018    

A St Catherine embalmer has found himself in trouble with the law after his cousin reportedly told the police that he was the one who had given him 18.1 pounds of ganja to take to Panama. Read More



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