Gang leader, mother and other family members in custody

ANDRE Bryan, the reputed leader of one faction of the split Klansman Gang in Spanish Town, St Catherine, has been arrested and charged and is expected to face the court this week. Read More

Ruddy Spencer under fire
STATE Minister Rudyard Spencer received strong backlash yesterday for suggesting in a political speech that supporters and members of his governing Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) are now in a better position to get help from the Rural Agricultural Development Authority...... Read More

All in place for GSAT, says education minister
MINISTER of education, youth and information, Senator Ruel Reid, says the State is ready to accommodate the 39,093 students registered to sit the final Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) tomorrow and Friday.... Read More

Substance abuse treatment programme to educate juvenile offenders
THE Probation After-Care arm of the Department of Correctional Services (DCS) has implemented a Substance Treatment and Referral Tool (START) programme to address increased drug abuse among youth.... Read More

More scholarship opportunities in US than Canada, but...

Wednesday, March, 21 2018    

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Grange calls for protection of biodiversity across region

Wednesday, March, 21 2018    

MINISTER of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport Olivia Grange has urged the National Commissions for UNESCO across the region to protect the biodiversity in their respective countries. Read More

Montague pledges full support for top cop

Wednesday, March, 21 2018    

MINISTER of National Security Robert Montague says the Ministry stands ready to support the programmes that will be executed by the newly appointed Commissioner of Police, Major General Antony Anderson. Read More

Government entities with ICT needs encouraged to get in touch with USF

Wednesday, March, 21 2018    

THE Universal Service Fund (USF) is encouraging government entities with information and communications technology (ICT) needs to make contact with the fund to be a part of the Technology Advancement Programme (TAP). Read More

'Action time'

BY BALFORD HENRY Senior staff reporter | Wednesday, March, 21 2018    

PRIME Minister Andrew Holness said yesterday that 80 per cent of all parcels of land in Jamaica could be titled “within a generation” under a new registration and titling programme already being implemented by his Administration. Read More

Court orders Yallahs Division

BY TANESHA MUNDLE Observer staff reporter | Wednesday, March, 21 2018    

ANOTHER by-election is on the cards following a Supreme Court ruling yesterday which resulted in the seat for the Yallahs Division becoming vacant after Councillor Dean Jones was adjudged ineligible to sit in the St Thomas Municipal Corporation. Read More

Cops say Klansman Gang rakes in $1.8m weekly from extortion

BY KIMONE FRANCIS Observer staff reporter | Wednesday, March, 21 2018    

MEMBERS of the notorious Klansman Gang in Spanish Town, St Catherine, are raking in $1.8 million weekly from extorting mainly business owners and transport operators, the police have said. Read More

Getting a US visa to attend Penn Relays

Wednesday, March, 21 2018    

Q: I am a track coach and I plan to escort some students to compete in the Penn Relays later this spring. What is the proper procedure for obtaining visas to attend this event?  Read More

Krisan Ennis celebrates 21

Wednesday, March, 21 2018    

Krisan Ennis's parents — Ian and Christine — threw her an intimate 21st birthday party last Saturday night at the St Andrew home of her aunt and uncle, Suzette and Bruce Scott. Read More

This Day in History — March 21

Wednesday, March, 21 2018    

Today is the 80th day of 2018. There are 285 days left in the year.TODAY'S HIGHLIGHT Read More

Unicomer restores food garden at SOS Children's Village

Wednesday, March, 21 2018    

MORE than 40 volunteers from Unicomer Jamaica Limited on Saturday assisted in restoring the food garden at the SOS Children's Village, Stony Hill, and later feted the young wards at the facility. Read More


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