Hear hear!

BY JEDIAEL CARTER Staff reporter carterj@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, May, 22 2017    

It was an extraordinary day for Jonathan Henry on Friday as, for the first time in his life, he was able to hear animals.The 16-year-old lost his hearing at age two after what his father suspects was a case of negligence at birth. Read More

Gibbs fast off the mark

BY VERNON DAVIDSON Executive editor – publications davidsonv@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, May, 22 2017    

Less than 15 days into her term as the new Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce president, T'shura Gibbs moved quickly to set the tone of her tenure by approaching three multinational entities to help her members.“There's the opportunity to... Read More

Munro eyes Schools' Challenge dynasty

BY GARFIELD MYERS Editor at Large South Central Bureau | Monday, May, 22 2017    

 Malvern , St Elizabeth — It took very little time after capturing the 2017 Schools' Challenge Quiz title in late March for the Munro College team to resume training — preparing to defend their title in 2018. Read More

Nutramix introduces milking machines for dairy farmers

Monday, May, 22 2017    

Drink Real Milk (DRM) conceptualiser Nutramix has introduced milking machine which... Read More

This Day in History - May 22

Monday, May, 22 2017    

 Today is the 142nd day of 2017. There are 223 days left in the year.TODAY'S HIGHLIGHT1992: After a reign lasting nearly 30 years, Johnny Carson hosted NBC's Tonight Show for the final time. (Jay... Read More

Business climate good for investment — Wynter

Monday, May, 22 2017    

Governor of the Bank of Jamaica Brian Wynter says that while challenges remain, the business climate in Jamaica is conducive to attracting increased private sector investment.“We need all our entrepreneurs to see it, understand it, and... Read More

Fast rakes & ghost tales

Monday, May, 22 2017    

Folks , the events at the National Stadium (33) on Saturday give us a clear indication that our dominance on the track will continue for a while. Di future look bright! No man, di “Beast” (23) and the the new queen of the track are really looking... Read More

A brighter day for Mile Gully

By Garfield Myers Editor at Large South Central Bureau | Monday, May, 22 2017    

  Mile Gully, Manchester — When acting principal of Mile Gully High School Claudette Shaw first came to work at that school in 2003 she heard of plans to build a new facility to replace aging, mostly wooden, run-down... Read More

Woman who killed teenager with baseball bat jailed after retrial

Monday, May, 22 2017    

HAMILTON, Bermuda (CMC) — A mother of three, originally jailed for life for murdering a teenager, has been sent to prison for five and a half years, following a retrial.Kiahna Trott-Edwards received the jail term during sentencing in... Read More

Caribbean, Pacific states push-start global warming deal

Monday, May, 22 2017    

BONN (CMC) – Member states of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) council have reiterated their commitment to the full implementation of a global climate deal.On Thursday, the ACP along with the European Union also urged partners to... Read More

Caricom foreign ministers call for hands off on Venezuela situation

Monday, May, 22 2017    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – Caribbean Community (Caricom) Foreign Ministers ended a meeting here Friday calling for non-interference in the internal affairs of Venezuela where at least 40 people have been killed in street demonstrations aimed at forcing the Nicolas Maduro... Read More



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