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Do not take your gun on the plane!

THE police yesterday warned foreigners that they will not be able to pass security at the nation's airports with their licensed firearms and ammunition. Read More

Antigua regrets Canada's decision to end visa-free travel

Canada ends visa-free travel for nationals of Antigua and Barbuda. (Photo: AP) | Tuesday, June, 27 2017    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — The Antigua and Barbuda Government yesterday said it regrets the decision of the Canadian Government to end visa-free travel for nationals of the twin island. Read More

Williams wants to expand municipal police force

Tuesday, June, 27 2017    

MAYOR of Kingston, Senator Delroy Williams has written to the Ministry of National Security and the commissioner of police, seeking assistance to expand the municipal police force. Read More

Jamaica meets structural benchmarks under IMF agreement

Tuesday, June, 27 2017    

FOLLOWING their monthly meeting in June, the Economic Programme Oversight Committee (EPOC) is reporting that Jamaica has met all structural benchmarks under the Precautionary Standby Arrangement with the International Monetary Fund based on their review of results available up to the end... Read More

Sentencing of convicted policewoman delayed

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer writer editorial@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, June, 27 2017    

CONSTABLE Kaye Falconer, who has been convicted of harbouring a fugitive, was yesterday afternoon remanded when she appeared in the St James Parish Court.Falconer should've been sentenced yesterday. however, her sentencing has been delayed until July 4. Read More

No ban on beef import

Tuesday, June, 27 2017    

MINISTER of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Karl Samuda has assured that Jamaica will not be imposing a ban on imported beef. Read More

PNP says Zones of Special Operations Bill oppressive

Tuesday, June, 27 2017    

THE Opposition People's National Party (PNP) says the Zones of Special Operations Bill, as proposed by the Government, is inadequate to combat the crime situation currently faced by Jamaica. Read More

US trial in Jamaican lottery scam delayed until next year

Tuesday, June, 27 2017    

NORTH DAKOTA, United States (AP) — A US trial for 10 defendants in a multimillion-dollar Jamaican lottery scam case has been delayed until early next year. Read More

PHOTO: Vigil for slain 11-year-old

Tuesday, June, 27 2017    

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PHOTO: Pleased to meet you!

Tuesday, June, 27 2017    

Secretary general of the International Seabed Authority Michael Lodge (left) greets students of HEART's Eastern TVET Institute-StonyHill Campus (from right) Sanjay Grandison, Prochoshia Vernon, and G- Lee-Ann Myrie at a public forum the authority staged at TheUniversity of the West... Read More

This Day in History — June 27

Tuesday, June, 27 2017    

Today is the 178th day of 2017. There are 187 days left in the year. TODAY'S HIGHLIGHT Read More

'Troll's Penis' to be re-erected in Norway

Tuesday, June, 27 2017    

OSLO, Norway (AFP) — Norwegians have come out en masse to raise nearly 20,000 euro to repair an eye-catching, penis-shaped rock formation apparently knocked down by vandals, an online collection showed yesterday. Read More



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