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Barbados health authorities are investigating a possible case of the moneypox disease, with the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Dr Kenneth George confirming that he is aware of the suspected case. jamaicaobserver.com/latest-news/ba…
A Tokyo court on Wednesday ordered four former executives at the utility behind the tsunami wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant to pay 13 trillion yen (US$94 billion) to the company, holding them liable for the 2011 meltdown crisis. jamaicaobserver.com/latest-news/ja…
Pastor Glen O Samuels is calling on the Government to forego the tax now collected on travel allowance paid to men of the cloth. He said the spiralling price of fuel is putting a dent in the pockets of pastors as they travel to minister to their flock. jamaicaobserver.com/news/pastor-ca…
They need one more win on Friday to qualify for a cricket World Cup for the first time. jamaicaobserver.com/latest-news/us…
Are you ready? The #WorldAthleticsChampionships is just two days away and The Jamaica Observer is ready to deliver! Catch the action as we bring you live updates of Jamaica's top athletes competing in Eugene, Oregon. #WCHOregon22 #GoldenGlory #Oregon22 #Oregon2022 #Athletics
A gunman attacked and shot a man in the parking lot of the Kingston Public Hospital on Tuesday, police have confirmed. jamaicaobserver.com/latest-news/ma…
Parliamentarians have been urged to ensure that the number of people who are to benefit from projects implemented though their Constituency Development Fund is realistic in relation to the amount of money requested. jamaicaobserver.com/news/dont-just…
Veteran trade unionist Vincent Morrison on Tuesday branded the Government's decision to increase maternity leave from two months to 60 days and introduce paternity leave as "welcome, but too little, too late", especially for women who were granted 40 days. jamaicaobserver.com/news/baby-step…
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Police sources confirmed that the woman was shot dead by gunmen travelling in a motor car shortly before 9:00 pm on Tuesday. She was reportedly at a shop in her community when the armed men pounced and opened gunfire hitting her. jamaicaobserver.com/latest-news/wo…
If you partied a little too much and the body is crying out for more than just an extra hour or two in bed, don't worry: Tuesday Style Dryer (TSD) has you covered with five at-home treatments using the all-new line of scented Ayrtons Epsom Salts. jamaicaobserver.com/under-the-drye…
Jill Biden apologised Tuesday for saying Latinos are “as unique” as San Antonio breakfast tacos during a speech to the nation’s largest Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organisation. jamaicaobserver.com/latest-news/ji…
Dozens of people have died in four days of gang battles in a violent neighbourhood of Haiti’s capital, the latest eruption of bloodshed in a wave of increasing violence sweeping the country, local officials said Tuesday. jamaicaobserver.com/latest-news/do…
This week in Just 2Minutes, @Dre_Skeen has a quick chat with The Road Marshall @brush1chromatic. The DJ/MC/Soca Artiste, who created the Doukie Bounce in a successful Kemar Highcon & Kacique collaboration, is very popular on the music scene as well as on social media.
The reality is everything within the operation depends on IT systems that need to be updated and maintained and it requires a highly skilled and efficient individual to do so. At Sandals South Coast that person is IT Manager Amonikki White. jamaicaobserver.com/news/amonikki-…
Mexican President Andres Manuel López Obrador agreed to spend $1.5 billion over the next two years to improve “smart” border technology during meetings Tuesday with President Joe Biden — a move the White House says shows neighbourly cooperation. jamaicaobserver.com/latest-news/me…
This is the O-wrap: Here are the stories making headlines today. 🔺️Police inspector found dead on his birthday 🔺️Shab Don heads to court today for bribery charge FULL STORjamaicaobserver.com/latest-news/wa…DM FULL VIDEOyoutu.be/zZ9O9AhKNrkUUV
The president of Sri Lanka fled the country early Wednesday, days after protesters stormed his home and office and the official residence of his prime minister amid a three-month economic crisis that triggered severe shortages of food and fuel. jamaicaobserver.com/latest-news/sr…
Gunmen travelling in a convoy and posing as policemen, robbed and abducted a man in Portland Cottage, Lionel Town, Clarendon, this afternoon. jamaicaobserver.com/latest-news/fa…
A fire is now raging near the Riverton City Landfill off Spanish Town Road in St Andrew. jamaicaobserver.com/latest-news/fi…
Minister of Finance, Dr Nigel Clarke, has announced the GOJ's intent to increase maternity leave from 40 days to three calendar months. He has also revealed that the administration will also seek to introduce paternity leave under certain conditions. jamaicaobserver.com/latest-news/ma…
Forty-year-old Damone D Oakley of the Point District, St James made his first court appearance since being extradited to the United States to answer to charges relating to his participation in a fraudulent sweepstakes scheme that targeted elderly victims. jamaicaobserver.com/latest-news/ja…
Attorney-at-law and newly installed president of the Rotary Club of Trafalgar New Heights, Tamara Riley-Dunn is convinced that structured mentorship can assist to drive achievement in Jamaica, especially among men and boys. jamaicaobserver.com/news/targeting…
Police are currently at a crime scene in Greenvale, Manchester, where the body of a woman was found on Bethel Street. The woman, who up to publication was still unidentified, was reportedly found by residents who contacted the police. jamaicaobserver.com/latest-news/wo…
The best kind of relationships begin unexpectedly. That's why you don't look for love; it comes to you just at the right time. These words from a collection of love notes TSV reckons would elicit knowing smiles from Vivienne Henry and Carlos McLeish. jamaicaobserver.com/tuesday-style/…
US Ambassador Nick Perry signs a condolence book for the late Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Japan's longest-serving prime minister, Abe was shot and killed while campaigning in Nara, Japan last Friday. (📽: Joseph Wellington) #ONewss#ShinzoAbee#Japann#JamaicaObserverrt
The United Nations estimated Monday that the world’s population will reach 8 billion on November 15 and that India will replace China as the world’s most populous nation next year. jamaicaobserver.com/latest-news/un…
New York researchers transplanted pig hearts into two brain-dead people over the last month, the latest in a string of developments in the long quest to one day save human lives with animal organs. jamaicaobserver.com/latest-news/pi…
Police have identified a man whose body was found with gunshot wounds to the head in Stephen’s Run, Nain, on Tuesday morning. The deceased has been identified as Tyrone Morgan, otherwise called Koucus, a resident of Comma Pen in St Elizabeth. jamaicaobserver.com/latest-news/up…
Surging and deadly gang violence in the Haitian capital, Port au Prince, has contributed to runaway food insecurity for well over one million people, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) said on Tuesday. jamaicaobserver.com/latest-news/ga…
Lawmen attached to the Kingston Western Division have charged 32-year-old Ricardo Mullings, otherwise called ‘Ringo’, with illegal possession of firearm and assault at common law following an incident on Monday, July 4. jamaicaobserver.com/latest-news/ri…
HBO's "Succession" topped this year's Emmy nominations, earning 25 nods on Tuesday, as "Squid Game" became the first non-English-language drama series shortlisted for glory for television's equivalent of the Oscars. jamaicaobserver.com/latest-news/su…
The Jamaica Public Service Company (@myJPSonline) is warning members of the public to beware of a fraudulent message being circulated online and on WhatsApp where $30,000 is promised to individuals who click a link provided. jamaicaobserver.com/latest-news/be…
With the #WorldAthleticsChampionships set to be hosted in the United States for the first time in the event's history, athlete manager Tanya Lee Perkins believes it presents special marketing and branding opportunities for Jamaica's athletes. jamaicaobserver.com/world-champs/p… #Oregon2022
Eight Conservative MPs will vie to become UK prime minister, the party announced Tuesday, with frontrunner Rishi Sunak launching his campaign by saying he would not "demonise" the outgoing Boris Johnson, despite triggering his demise. jamaicaobserver.com/latest-news/ei…
Hundreds of job seekers lined up at the Sangster International Airport in St James on Tuesday morning for the airport's recruitment fair. The lines stretched throughout the departure concourse and saw job seekers filling out applications. jamaicaobserver.com/latest-news/hu…
Got 2 Luv U, a 2011 single by Sean Paul featuring American singer Alexis Jordan, is now certified gold in the United Kingdom by the British Phonographic Industry. This is @duttypaul's seventh gold-certified single in the United Kingdom. jamaicaobserver.com/entertainment/…
#CovidUpdate: Jamaica reported 46 new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. There were no new deaths. Currently, 105 people are hospitalised, 18 of whom are moderately ill, 11 severely ill and one critically ill. jamaicaobserver.com/latest-news/46…
Carnival GLAMHub Director Gabrielle Waite and her team of over 20 make-up artists are responsible for some of the most gorgeous make-up looks seen at Sunday's Carnival road march... Waite found a more unique way to make her clients shine: gold flakes. jamaicaobserver.com/local-fashion/…
"We commend and lift them up to Jamaica as living example of what is possible even when tremendous challenges abound,” the JFF said jamaicaobserver.com/latest-news/jf…
A Manchester businessman has been hospitalised following a gun attack at his establishment in New Forest on Monday night. Reports suggest that about 8:30 pm, he was pounced on by two gunmen travelling on a motorcycle who opened gunfire hitting him. jamaicaobserver.com/latest-news/bu…
#TeamJamaica 🇯🇲 APPRECIATION POST 🥶🥶🥶 It's always a joy to see our athletes doing well on the track but repping 🇯🇲 involves alot that is not seen. Ackeem Blake thanks for the 🤣 we respect the work you put @ackeem_blakeeem_blake & Orlando B#WCHOregon22H#GoldenGlorylPKdqCTqwJ
Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz put the scribes to work again on Monday night when they created history by qualifying for the FIFA Senior Women’s World Cup for a second time after blanking Haiti 4-0. jamaicaobserver.com/latest-news/sa…
Fresh waves of COVID infections show the pandemic is "nowhere near over", the World Health Organization's chief warned Tuesday, voicing concern the virus is "running freely". jamaicaobserver.com/latest-news/co…
The Barbados-based Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology (CIMH) on Tuesday said despite many parts of the Caribbean continuing to receive below-normal rainfall in May, the outlook for drought across the region should be alleviated by August. jamaicaobserver.com/latest-news/ou…
Two people are dead as a result of injuries they sustained in a motorcycle crash on Bay Road, Little London in Westmoreland on Tuesday. The deceased have been identified as 27-year-old Amefika Spence, from New Hope in Little London, and Kimani Cornish. jamaicaobserver.com/latest-news/tw…
Civil society watchdog group Jamaica Accountability Meter Portal has cautioned parliamentarians against the perception that they are not subject to the same rules as ordinary Jamaicans when it comes to public disclosure of criminal investigations. jamaicaobserver.com/news/integrity…
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