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Prayer for the day

Friday, November, 16 2018 8:24 am    

O my God, I adore thee and I love thee with all my heart. I thank thee for having created me and for having watched over me this day. Read More

O-Wrap: 'Chucky' found guilty... Cronyism level alarming – PNP... Red Stripe beer in Time Capsule

Thursday, November, 15 2018 7:01 pm    

In case you missed it, here are OBSERVER ONLINE'S top ten stories for today:1. 'Chucky' found guilty on all counts Read More

Tragic accident has shaken the resolve of the school community — JTA

Thursday, November, 15 2018 9:37 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Jamaica Teachers' Association (JTA) this evening offered sympathy to the John Rollins Success Primary School in St James, following the tragic death of three students and a parent in a motor vehicle accident on Tuesday. Read More

First Cuban doctors return home over spat with Brazil's Bolsonaro

Thursday, November, 15 2018 8:11 pm    

HAVANA, Cuba (AFP) — The first of more than 6,000 Cuban doctors working in Brazil arrived back on the Communist-run island Thursday after Havana announced it was withdrawing from a medical aid programme over a spat with President-elect Jair Bolsonaro. Read More

Diaspora leadership in US stages 3-day summit

Thursday, November, 15 2018 7:29 pm    

WASHINGTON DC, United States (JIS) — Just over 200 representatives of the Jamaica Diaspora in the United States of America (USA) will converge on the town of Morrow, Georgia, for the inaugural three-day Diaspora Leadership Summit from November 16 to 18. Read More

Investor discussions progressing on Long Pond, Monymusk operations — Shaw

Thursday, November, 15 2018 6:28 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Audley Shaw, says progress is being made in discussions involving the Government and private investors regarding the operation of the Monymsk and Long Pond sugar factories in Clarendon and Trelawny,... Read More

BoJ’s Chevano Baker is 2019 Rhodes Scholar

Thursday, November, 15 2018 6:14 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Bank of Jamaica (BoJ) staffer Chevano Baker is the 2019 Rhodes Scholar.The announcement was made at Kings House earlier this afternoon following a round of intense interviews with a panel comprising previous Rhodes Scholars. Read More

Diddy's former girlfriend and mother to 3 children dies

Thursday, November, 15 2018 6:06 pm    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AP) — Kim Porter, Diddy's former long-time girlfriend and the mother of three of his children, has died. Read More

Finance minister appoints Financial Deepening Implementation Group

Thursday, November, 15 2018 5:39 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Dr Nigel Clarke, today announced the establishment of the Financial Deepening Implementation Group, an interagency group including Bank of Jamaica (BoJ), Development Bank of Jamaica, the Jamaica Stock Exchange and the... Read More

Forex: J$126.58 to one US dollar

Thursday, November, 15 2018 5:31 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The US dollar on Thursday, November 15 ended trading at J$126.58 down by 27 cents according to the Bank of Jamaica's daily foreign exchange trading summary. Read More

52 people prosecuted for water theft

Thursday, November, 15 2018 5:18 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The National Water Commission (NWC) today reported that 52 people across the island have been prosecuted for illegal water connections. Read More

US mail bomb suspect pleads not guilty in New York

Thursday, November, 15 2018 4:42 pm    

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — A Florida man accused of sending 16 pipe bombs last month to critics of President Donald Trump pleaded not guilty Thursday in US federal court in New York to all counts. Read More

JPS promises to fix 2,000 streetlights in November

Thursday, November, 15 2018 4:38 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Jamaica Public Service (JPS) says that having exceeded its October target for street light repairs the company is scheduled to fix another 2,000 streetlights by the end of November. Read More

Red Stripe donates beers to Jamaica50 Time Capsule

Thursday, November, 15 2018 4:11 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Beer manufacturer Red Stripe Jamaica has donated an assortment of Red Stripe beers to be placed in the Jamaica50 Time Capsule that will be sealed at the Bank of Jamaica (BoJ) downtown Kingston to be opened in 2062. Read More

St Elizabethans urged to join homecoming celebrations

Thursday, November, 15 2018 3:44 pm    

ST ELIZABETH, Jamaica — St Elizabethans from all over the island are invited to take a trip to the “parish of their birth” during its celebrations, as the month of November is homecoming time for the parish. Read More


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