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Heart of gold

BY SEAN A WILLIAMS Deputy Sport Editor williamss@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, October, 14 2018    

Linneth Price might not have realised she was sculpting a future humanitarian by her own selfless deeds in the service of the less fortunate in the community. But her granddaughter Charlene Dixon quietly watched and learned. Read More

One man's journey through children's homes to become a doctor

BY H G HELPS Editor-at-Large helpsh@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, October, 14 2018    

HE spent more than half of his life in children's homes, all the time demonstrating grit and determination that he would realise his dream of becoming a medical doctor. Read More

Abortion debate could become major issue

with Balford Henry | Sunday, October, 14 2018    

West Rural St Andrew MP Juliet Cuthbert Flynn could not have had better timing for the debate on her motion to have anti-abortion laws scrapped. Read More

Funeral held for slain Bulgarian journalist Marinova

Sunday, October, 14 2018    

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Hundreds of relatives, friends and colleagues of slain Bulgarian journalist Viktoria Marinova said their goodbyes at a funeral Friday in her hometown, just after German police announced that a suspect has acknowledged attacking her. Read More

Photo: SAGICOR'S WEALTHY STATE OF MIND CAMPAIGN

Sunday, October, 14 2018    

Shelly-Ann Morgan (left), Sagicor Investments Wealth Advisor, presents customer Paulette with a Sagicor Investments gift certificate to start her journey to attaining a Wealthy State of Mind through a Sigma Global Account. Paulette participated in the campaign execution for the newly launched... Read More

Photo: TOWARDS A GATEWAY FOR MICO

Sunday, October, 14 2018    

Mico alumni Sylvester Tulloch, chairman of the Mico Foundation, and Marva Christian, director of the Cari-Med Foundation, shake hands outside the new gateway being erected at The Mico University College. The Cari-Med Foundation has donated $4 million towards construction of the structure. The... Read More

Photo: TOP SECURITY

Sunday, October, 14 2018    

A soldier guards a suspect who was detained by the security forces during an operation in downtown Kingston, under the State of Public Emergency last week.(Photo: Joseph Wellington) Read More

FAQ about HPV — Part 2

Sunday, October, 14 2018    

For the month of October, Your Health Your Wealth, in partnership with the Ministry of Health, will be discussing the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine, which protects against cancers including cervical cancer.  Read More

Precoital contract

Tony Robinson | Sunday, October, 14 2018    

In the corruption currents of this worldOffense's gilded hand may shove by justice,And oft 'tis seen the wicked prize itselfBuys out the law; but 'tis not so above. Read More

Photos: REMEMBERING A KEY WORKER

Sunday, October, 14 2018    

Attorney-at-law Everton Bird speaks at the funeral service for his former employee of 22 years, Sanja Rowtham, yesterday at the Bethel Apolostic Church in Kingston, while members of the congregation look on. Rowtham lost her battle with cancer recently at age 43. Read More

Parson, big disaster and flood

Sunday, October, 14 2018    

Friends, the radioman (23) in the small (10) gospel station came good yesterday when he reached out to parsons (29) to pray fervently for the baller who is very sick (20). Read More

Haiti provides update on death toll from earthquake

Sunday, October, 14 2018    

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti ( CMC) — Haiti said 18 people have now been confirmed dead following the 5.9 magnitude earthquake that rocked the French-speaking Caribbean Community (Caricom) country on October 6. Read More

Hurricane Michael death toll hits 17, officials say it could rise

Sunday, October, 14 2018    

PANAMA CITY, Florida (AFP) — Three days after the devastating passage of Hurricane Michael, search teams in Florida pressed their hunt for victims into hard-to-reach areas Saturday, as the death toll rose to 17 and officials scrambled to deliver aid to those who lost... Read More

BPO training now available at Trench Town Polytechnic College

Sunday, October, 14 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Opportunities for certification in Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) training are now available at the Trench Town Polytechnic College (TTPC), in St Andrew. Read More

Culture minister wants more heritage sites recognised

Sunday, October, 14 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia Grange, says she is seeking to have more of the nation's heritage sites become recognised locally and internationally, as this will accrue to the benefit of the communities in which they are... Read More



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