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Several killed as protesters demand resignation of President Moise

Tuesday, November, 20 2018    

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) —At least six people were killed and several others injured as o pposition demonstrators took to the streets on Sunday demanding the resignation of President Jovenel Moise and a full investigation into the use of the... Read More

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Tuesday, November, 20 2018    

HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, November 20, 2018: This year doors open much more easily for you. You appear to be more secure than you have been in years. You wonder what could be happening that encourages this sense of well-being. Just enjoy your present state. If you are single, you... Read More

J'can on ganja rap in Bahamas denied bail

Tuesday, November, 20 2018    

NASSAU, Bahamas (CMC) — A 40-year-old Jamaican man was denied bail and will re-appear in court on February 27 next year after he was charged jointly with a Bahamian national following the seizure of nearly US$2-million worth of marijuana earlier this month. Read More

TPDCo breaks down $17-m cost for MoBay welcome sign

Tuesday, November, 20 2018    

ST JAMES, Jamaica — The Tourism Product Development Company Ltd (TPDCo) has sought to justify the recently commissioned Montego Bay welcome sign, estimated to cost $17 million. Read More

Brathwaite ready for Bangladesh challenge

Tuesday, November, 20 2018    

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AFP) — West Indies captain Kraigg Brathwaite says he expects Bangladesh to put up a tough fight on home turf when they kick off a two-Test series in Chittagong on Thursday. Read More

One in two high skilled C'bean citizens migrating, says UNESCO report

Tuesday, November, 20 2018    

LONDON, United Kingdom — More than one in two high skilled people in the Caribbean are migrating to other countries, says UNESCO's 2019 Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report. Read More

Exchange rate continues to show flexible two-way movements — BOJ

Tuesday, November, 20 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Governor of the Bank of Jamaica, Brian Wynter, says the exchange rate has continued to exhibit flexible two-way movements. Read More

Argument at Chicago hospital erupts into deadly shooting

Tuesday, November, 20 2018    

CHICAGO, United States (AP) — An argument outside a Chicago hospital turned deadly when a man pulled out a gun and killed an emergency room doctor whom he knew, then ran into the hospital and fatally shot a pharmacy resident and a police officer, authorities said. Read More

Judge bars US from enforcing Trump asylum ban

Tuesday, November, 20 2018    

HOUSTON, Texas (AP) — A federal judge barred the Trump administration from refusing asylum to immigrants who cross the southern border illegally. Read More

Gov't facilitates discussions on paternity leave

Tuesday, November, 20 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica —The Government is facilitating discussions on the introduction of a Paternity Leave Act, to encourage shared parenting, support and mentoring. Read More

Modernised Customs legislation will improve ease of doing business , says Clarke

Tuesday, November, 20 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Dr Nigel Clarke, says the modernised Customs legislation will create an environment that facilitates greater trading opportunities while improving the ease of doing business in the 21st century. Clarke was speaking at a... Read More

Pilot had not declared emergency when Fly Jamaica flight ran off runway — minister

Tuesday, November, 20 2018    

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) – The pilot of the Fly Jamaica flight that was forced to make an emergency landing at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) earlier this month, did not declare an emergency, Guyana's Public Infrastructure Minister David Patterson said... Read More

Elderly woman found wandering in Three Miles

Tuesday, November, 20 2018    

ST ANDREW, Jamaica — The Hunts Bay police in St Andrew are seeking the public's assistance with reuniting an elderly woman with her family.The woman, who gave her name as Delva Maxine Burke, says she is from Fletcher's Land in Kingston. Read More

Gov't taking another look at police wage claims, says PM

BY BALFORD HENRY Senior staff reporter balfordh@jamaocxaobserver.com | Monday, November, 19 2018    

THE Government is taking a second look at its salary offers to members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF), in an effort to end the stand-off with the Jamaica Police Federation. Read More

Clergyman says press needs divine intervention to help uncover truth

BY TANESHA MUNDLE Observer staff reporter mundlet@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, November, 19 2018    

Pastor of the Tarrant Baptist Church in Kingston, Rev Jeffrey Shuttleworth has declared that the Jamaican news media need divine intervention to help uncover the truth as technology alone will not help. Read More



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