SOE declared in sections of Kingston and St Andrew

KINGSTON, Jamaica — A state of public emergency (SOE) has been declared within specified boundaries encompassing parts of the Kingston Central, Kingston Western and St Andrew South Police Divisions. Read more

North & East

PHOTO: All smiles

Monday, May, 14 2018    

President of Content Garden Police Youth Club Amanda Thomas (left) and Shanique McKay pose for a photo at their health fair put on in partnership with the Content Gardens Police youth club, the Blood Bought Church of God and the Restoration House, recently. The two are also youth ambassadors for... Read More

Fix it!

BY FALON FOLKES Observer staff reporter folkesf@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, May, 14 2018    

RESIDENTS in Cottage Pen, St Thomas, say that they have grown tired of the lack of action by the St Thomas Municipal Corporation to construct a proper drainage system in their community, which floods whenever it rains heavily. Read More

VIDEO: St Mary High appeals for computers following fire

Monday, April, 30 2018    

PRINCIPAL of St Mary High School Jullett Frazer-Sadaar is appealing to corporate Jamaica for assistance to rebuild the school's audiovisual room which was destroyed by a recent fire. Read More

VIDEO: 'We have demons entering the hearts of people'

Monday, April, 30 2018    

With Portland recording at least five murders so far this year, a Jamaica Observer North & East team visited the parish to find out how people feel about the crime rate there, and specifically murders. (Photos: Jason Tulloch) Read More

Shameful!

BY KIMONE FRANCIS Observer staff reporter francisk@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, April, 30 2018    

WHEN Delroy Walker decided that he wanted to return home after years of living in the United Kingdom, no one imagined that the decision would have cost him his life.But it did.Walker, 63, was found dead. He had multiple stab wounds to his body. Read More

Police constable seeks help to do corrective surgery

Monday, April, 30 2018    

JAMAICA Constabulary Force (JCF) constable, Winston Burke, has been off the job since last November, after severely damaging sections of his spine. Read More

Work to widen Junction begins

Monday, April, 30 2018    

Work has begun to widen a section of the Junction Main Road in St Mary. The work, which began last week, is expected to widen and repair the road from Agualta Vale to Broadgate. Read More

Expect a JLP victory on April 27 — Robertson

BY KIMONE FRANCIS Observer staff reporter francisk@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, April, 16 2018    

Member of Parliament for St Thomas Western James Robertson has expressed confidence that the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) will be victorious in the April 27 by-election called for the Yallahs Division in the constituency. Read More

Stand up for another Bogle — Jackson

Monday, April, 16 2018    

People's National Party (PNP) candidate for the April 27 by-election in the Yallahs Division in St Thomas Western, Constantine Bogle is urging residents to vote for him. Read More

St Mary man makes renewable energy generator

BY RENAE DIXON Observer staff reporter dixonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, April, 16 2018    

Douglas Ellis is a very creative man. His latest innovation, a renewable energy generator made from items around his home, has his community talking. Read More

Digicel Foundation launches Lyssons Centre of Excellence

Monday, April, 16 2018    

The Digicel Foundation launched its 10th centre of excellence at Lyssons in St Thomas last Tuesday.The centre is expected to benefit 56 students.The centre, along with the other nine, were built at a cost of US$ 1.9 million. Read More

PHOTO: To serve, protect and reassure

Monday, April, 16 2018    

District constables Andros Steele (left) and Damion Graham, and Woman Constable Suzan Marshall were busy patrolling the streets of Port Antonio in Portland when they paused to pose for a photo. Read More

A wife's pain

BY KIMONE FRANCIS Observer staff reporter francisk@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, April, 16 2018    

WHEN gunmen attacked businessman Lloyd Chambers, his wife hoped he would have survived. But that was not to be.He died immediately and his licensed firearm, a Glock 17 pistol, was taken. Read More

PHOTO: Lyssons Centre of Excellence

Monday, April, 16 2018    

Lyssons Centre of Exellence (Photo: Naphtali Junior) Read More

PHOTO: A wife's pain

Monday, April, 16 2018    

This black cloth was tied to the gate of Lloyd Chambers' business place. Chambers was shot dead at his home in Windsor Castle, Portland, on April 9. (Photo: Naphtali Junior) Read More



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