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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

Fewer volunteers show up but several projects completed in western Jamaica

Friday, May, 25 2018    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny — Despite a lower turnout of volunteers than previous years, several projects were undertaken across western Jamaica on Wednesday — Labour Day. Read More

Agrofest at new venue in Hope Pastures tomorrow

Friday, May, 25 2018    

THIS year's staging of the annual Kingston and St Andrew (KSA) agricultural event, Agrofest will move from its regular venue, Jamaica College, to the nearby Jamaica Horticultural Society (JHS) Grounds on Gibson Drive Hope Pastures. Read More

KSAMC gearing to increase cold storage fees

BY CLAUDIENNE EDWARDS Observer writer edwardsc@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, May, 25 2018    

SUPERMARKETS, meat wholesalers and retailers, meat processing plants, and ice-cream manufacturers who use cold storage are some of the businesses likely to be affected if the Kingston and St Andrew Municipal Corporation (KSAMC) decides to enforce cold storage... Read More

Integrity Commission appoints temporary heads of divisions

Friday, May, 25 2018    

THE Integrity Commission has appointed three temporary heads of divisions, pending the implementation of its Change Management and Integration Plan in September. Read More

In honour of National Hero Sam Sharpe

Friday, May, 25 2018    

Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport Olivia Grange (right) lays a wreath at the shrine of National Hero Samuel Sharpe at National Heroes Park in Kingston during a floral tribute ceremony Wednesday — Labour Day. The occasion marked the 186th anniversary of the national... Read More

Several join hands to put work into Labour Day

Friday, May, 25 2018    

Courts Jamaica keeps it green Read More

Premier vows to challenge UK if ownership registry is mandated

Friday, May, 25 2018    

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (CMC) — Premier Alden McLaughlin says his administration will head to court if the United Kingdom decides to mandate a public beneficial ownership registry for companies in the territory. Read More

CDB, Caricom partner to implement human resource development strategy

Friday, May, 25 2018    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and the Caricom Secretariat have launched a three-day workshop designed to focus on the implementation, coordination and monitoring and evaluation of the Caricom Human Resource Development (HRD) 2030... Read More

May 29 trial for Antiguan football officials on ganja charges

Friday, May, 25 2018    

THE trial involving the two Antiguan football officials facing ganja-related charges is scheduled to start in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court on May 29. Read More

Isolation Ward at children's hospital being renovated

Friday, May, 25 2018    

IMPROVEMENT work at the Glen Owen Isolation Ward at the Bustamante Hospital for Children in Kingston continued yesterday, in an effort to better treat patients with infectious diseases. Read More

Caribbean Christian Centre for the Deaf gets new look

Friday, May, 25 2018    

THE Caribbean Christian Centre for the Deaf, located in Kingston, was on Labour Day given a facelift by the National Commercial Bank (NCB) Foundation. Read More

Sandals staff makes a difference on Labour Day

Friday, May, 25 2018    

OCHO RIOS, St Ann — In a true labour of love, more than 200 managers and team members from Sandals Resorts participated in community, environment and education-related activities — the three pillars of the Sandals Foundation — on Wednesday, Labour... Read More

This Day in History - May 25

Friday, May, 25 2018    

Today is the 145th day of 2018. There are 220 days left in the year.Today's highlight Read More

Summit off

Friday, May, 25 2018    

WASHINGTON, DC, USA (AFP) — US President Donald Trump yesterday called off his planned June summit with Kim Jong Un, blaming “tremendous anger” and “hostility” from the North Korean regime and warning Pyongyang against committing any “foolish or... Read More



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