Thieves make off with WINDALCO's prized Red Poll bull

Wednesday, June, 28 2017    

THE West Indies Alumina Company (WINDALCO) yesterday warned residents in and around the community of Alderton in St Ann to be careful when purchasing beef products, following the theft of a prized Red Poll bull from its cattle farm on Monday. Read More

Ministry begins inspection of schools

Wednesday, June, 28 2017    

THE Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, in partnership with the National Education Trust and the University of Technology (UTech), is presently conducting inspections of infant, primary, and secondary schools. Read More

PHOTO: Street Scenes — June 28

Wednesday, June, 28 2017    

Members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force, the Jamaican Urban Transit Company (JUTC), onlookers and motorists congregate on Marcus Garvey Drive in Kingstonm, following the collision of this vehicle and a JUTC bus yesterday. (Photos: Karl McLarty). Read More

St James Municipal Corporation offers amnesty to beauty care practitioners

Wednesday, June, 28 2017    

BARBERS, hairdressers and beauty therapists in St James have been offered a 90-day amnesty to pay unpaid licensing fees for their operations. Read More

Bulgarians caught tampering with ATM arrested

Wednesday, June, 28 2017    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Two Bulgarian nationals are due to appear in court later this week after they were detained last weekend by police while tampering with an automated teller machine (ATM) at the Piarco Plaza, east of here. Read More

Caribbean countries could suffer from US budget cuts, warns congressman

Wednesday, June, 28 2017    

WASHINGTON, DC, USA (CMC) — A ranking member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Eliot L Engel, says the Caribbean Basin Security initiative (CBSI) could be among programmes that will suffer as a result of the “dangerous funding cuts” proposed by President Donald... Read More

Exporters get lessons on food safety standards

BY JAVENE SKYERS Observer staff reporter skyersj@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, June, 28 2017    

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National Service Corps recruits start training at JDF

Wednesday, June, 28 2017    

THE first batch of 250 participants who have been recruited under the newly instituted National Service Corps (NSC) programme, have started training with the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF). Read More

Nurse gets life for killing 8 elderly people in her care

Wednesday, June, 28 2017    

WOODSTOCK, Ontario (AP) — A former nurse convicted of killing eight elderly people in her care was sentenced Monday to life imprisonment without possibility of parole for 25 years. Read More

Big up the lady!

Wednesday, June, 28 2017    

Friends, me nah tell nuh lie, June nice up the place with a whole heap a rain (24). Mi just hope that July will be the same. Read More



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