Single father committed to his children

BY RENAE DIXON Observer staff reporter | Monday, June, 26 2017    

Michael Christie is a single father who is determined to raise his two boys with respect and integrity. In order to achieve to achieve this goal, Christie says he places a lot of attention on discipline and hard work. Read More

Man was happy earning $2,000 a week

BY KERRY-ANN GOLDSON Observer writer | Monday, June, 26 2017    

Most Jamaicans would scoff at a salary of $2,000 weekly, given that the current national minimum wage is $6,200 for a 40-hour work week, or $155 per hour. But to 43-year-old Wayne Campbell, the pay was an acceptable start, even as his friends ridiculed... Read More

Photo: Farewell, Kelly

Monday, June, 26 2017    

Winsome Callum, Jamaica Public Service's (JPS) corporate communications director, presents a farewell gift of a photobook to departing CEO, Kelly Tomblin, entitled Kelly, the JPS Years. The book is a compilation of photos taken by photographer Aston Spaulding between 2012 and 2017. The... Read More

St Richard's Primary School gets help from Corporate Jamaica

Monday, June, 26 2017    

Almost five months after St Richard's Primary School in St Andrew appealed for financial assistance, support, though not overwhelmingly great, is slowly trickling in with the latest help coming from a furniture and marketing company, that has offered to refurbished the school's... Read More

Music video madness

Monday, June, 26 2017    

A music video, which has been uploaded on Youtube , entitled Vybz Kartel, Masicka - Infrared (Official video) , has caught the attention of the Jamaica Constabulary Force as well as the Firearms Licensing Authority... Read More

Coming Up for 'Air'

Monday, June, 26 2017    

The Issa Trust Foundation, through the launch of its benefit concert series 'For the Children', mounted its debut staging 'An Evening with Air Supply', last Saturday, at Couples Sans Souci, which featured performances by the soft rock hit-makers Graham Russell and Russell Hitchcock as well as... Read More

Social, cultural intervention the best crime fighter, says UDC chief

Tanesha Mundle | Monday, June, 26 2017    

Urban Development Corporation (UDC) Chief Executive Officer Dr Damian Graham says awakening the cultural and social assets in vulnerable and crime-ridden communiters is one sure way to ultimately bring about a reduction in the country's crime rate. Read More

Govt senator calls for 'national introspection' on crime fighting

Monday, June, 26 2017    

Government Senator Kerensia Morrison has called for national introspection as the country struggles to bring crime and violence under control. Read More

Denbigh Show shutdown averted

BY JAVENE SKYERS Observer staff reporter | Monday, June, 26 2017    

All is now clear for this year's staging of the Denbigh Agricultural, Industrial and Food Show after public health issues threatened a closure of the annual event. Read More

Colonel Harris to be buried in Nanny Town on July 8

By Balford Henry Senior staff reporter | Monday, June, 26 2017    

Former Colonel of the Moore Town (Nanny Town) Maroon community, CLG Harris, who died on May 23, days after celebrating his 100th birthday, is to be buried on July 8 in his hometown in Portland. Read More

JISCO/Alpart marks bauxite mining renewal, says Henry

Monday, June, 26 2017    

Minister of Transport and Mining Mike Henry says that the positive impact of the re-opening of the JISCO Alpart bauxite/alumina plant is already being felt in St Elizabeth and neighbouring Manchester. Read More




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