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Police still trying to determine cause of West St shooting

Wednesday, August, 15 2018    

THE Kingston Western police are still trying to determine the cause of Sunday's shooting of four teenagers on West Street in downtown Kingston. Read More

Applying for a US visa after being denied

Wednesday, August, 15 2018    

Q: I recently applied for my visiting visa and was not approved. How long must I wait before I reapply?  Read More

World Bank urges C'bean to be environmentally and fiscally resilient

Wednesday, August, 15 2018    

A senior World Bank official has encouraged the Caribbean to work together to be both environmentally and fiscally resilient. Read More

124 tertiary students receive education grants from MP Montague

Wednesday, August, 15 2018    

St Mary Western Member of Parliament Robert Montague on Sunday presented education grants to 124 youngsters from his constituency for tertiary-level studies. Read More

Don't blame regional colleagues over relocation says Gonsalves

Wednesday, August, 15 2018    

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent (CMC) — St Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves says he would not blame either his Dominican or Barbadian counterparts for the controversy surrounding the decision of the US-owned Ross University to relocate to... Read More

Gov't moves to revive youth clubs across island

Wednesday, August, 15 2018    

MINISTER of state in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information Floyd Green has announced that 51 youth liaison officers/youth club assistants will soon be dispatched in constituencies to help with reviving youth clubs and making them more sustainable. Read More

Energy company gets thumbs up for back-to-back health fairs

Wednesday, August, 15 2018    

NEW Fortress Energy (NFE) has been lauded by parents, teachers, volunteers and community partners following the staging earlier this month of back-to-school fairs in Old Harbour Bay, St Catherine, and and Jamalco communities in Clarendon Read More

Priests abuse 1,000 kids in Pennsylvania

Wednesday, August, 15 2018    

NEW YORK, USA (AFP) — More than 300 “predator” priests in Pennsylvania are accused of abusing over 1,000 children across seven decades, a grand jury said yesterday in a devastating report that decried a systematic cover-up by the Catholic Church. Read More

26 dead in Italy bridge collapse

Wednesday, August, 15 2018    

MILAN, Italy (AP) — A 51-year-old highway bridge in the Italian port city of Genoa collapsed in a driving rain yesterday, killing at least 26 people and injuring 15 others as it sent dozens of vehicles tumbling into a heap of concrete and twisted steel. Read More

Antigua revs up campaign ahead of CCJ referendum

Wednesday, August, 15 2018    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC — Attorney General Steadroy “Cutie” Benjamin has announced the start of a “non-stop campaign” ahead of a referendum vote in November on whether or not Antigua and Barbuda should make the Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ)... Read More

Going back to school and to banks

Wednesday, August, 15 2018    

Wow! What a stress as parents (23, 21) struggle to buy books, uniforms and supplies fi dem pickney (16, 11). But, man, the money (25) little bad — and getting samller. People a complain left, right and centre. My advice is to buy the essentials and avoid the... Read More

Drugs stolen from police headquarters

Wednesday, August, 15 2018    

BASSETERRE, St Kitts (CMC) — Police Commissioner Ian Queeley has confirmed that a quantity of drugs to be used as evidence in a pending criminal case has been stolen from the police headquarters and that law enforcement officials are “committed to identifying those... Read More

Haiti police clamp down on night activities

Wednesday, August, 15 2018    

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) — The National Police of Haiti (PNH) has announced a clamp-down on night-time activities throughout the French-speaking Caribbean Community country in a bid to ensure the safety of the local population and foreigners as the “summer season”... Read More

Award-Winning

Wednesday, August, 15 2018    

Transitions Media Enterprises has released its second production, Kinto . The 15-minute drama tells the story of a 14-year-old boy living on the streets of Kingston, Jamaica. Read More

O-Wrap: PM confirms Cabinet changes…Teen girl stabbed to death… St Kitts recruits senior J'can cops

Wednesday, August, 15 2018    

In case you missed it, here are OBSERVER ONLINE's top 10 stories for today:1. Holness confirms Cabinet changes Read More



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