WESTMORELAND, Jamaica— A man is dead and another left nursing gunshot wounds following a shooting incident at Cave in Westmoreland on Tuesday.Dead is Sheldon Kilbourne, a 41 year-old businessman and owner of Cave Block Factory.
Man in viral video held as a suspect in larceny, JCF insists
ST ANN, Jamaica — The police are seeking to clarify circumstances in a viral video of a man seen making derogatory statements about the prime minister, and then being arrested, saying that the two incidents are not connected.
Whenever Jamaicans reminisce about Deon Hemmings' golden run at the Atlanta Olympic in 1996, most times it includes “here comes Kim Batten”.
KINGSTON, Jamaica— While there have been no indication of an attempt to do so in Jamaica, the Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr Christopher Tufton, has outlined that anyone trying to pass off a fake vaccine certificate in Jamaica would likely be caught.More
KINGSTON, Jamaica— Despite growing hesitancy worldwide and relatively low take-up by Jamaica's essential workers so far, Prime Minister Andrew Holness, has sought to assure that his Government will not make it mandatory for Jamaicans to get vaccinated against COVID-19.More
WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) – A new report by the World Health Organisation (WHO) notes that while many countries are making progress in the fight against tobacco use, some are failing to address the problem of emerging nicotine and tobacco products.More
PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) – The lawyer representing the Divisional Commissioner, Jean Laguel Civil, who was also the Security Coordinator for the assassinated President Jovenel Moïse, says the arrest of his client is politically motivated.More
MANCHESTER, Jamaica — A blocked pipeline has left a day care centre, a doctor's office, restaurant, car wash, the Jamaica Observer office, and other places of business on North Race Course Road in Mandeville without water since last Friday.More
People's National Party (PNP) Member of Parliament (MP) for St Ann South Eastern, Lisa Hanna says she is "standing in solidarity" with Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) MP for Manchester Central, Rhoda Crawford, after unflattering remarks were made about Crawford by senior PNP members over the...More
KINGSTON, Jamaica— With the numerous myths swirling around about the safety and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines slowing take-up and endangering populations, the National History Museum of Jamaica (NHMJ) is taking steps to address the misconceptions and in the process save lives.More
WASHINGTON, United States — United States Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee has sought to allay the fears of over 8,000 DACA-eligible Caribbean immigrants that persons who have already applied for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programme will be affected by a recent Texas...More
Prime Minister Andrew Holness was in no mood to accept blame when he was asked by a reporter on Monday whether his announced retightening of the COVID-19 measures was an admission that he was wrong when he relaxed the measures in June.More
DENVER, United States — Low-fare carrier Frontier Airlines on Tuesday announced 20 new nonstop routes, including 17 new Orlando routes and an expansion into some popular international vacation destinations — Antigua & Barbuda, Belize City, Liberia, Costa Rica and Turks &...More
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) is to reveal the results of its 2020 Mystery Shopping exercise, done to assess the level of customer service being offered by utility service providers.More