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Jamaica to host inter-parliamentary meeting on gender issues

PLANS are advanced in the preparation for the inter-parliamentary workshop being held under the theme “Partnerships to Transform Gender Relations”. Read More

Correction
The wrong photo was used on Page 9 of yesterday's Observer with the story “NWC to embark on renewable energy pilot”. The article should have carried an image of the Mona Reservoir, but instead had a photograph of a rain water harvesting facility in St Elizabeth.... Read More

Bahamas raps 'destructive' attacks on judiciary
NASSAU, Bahamas (CMC) – Acting Chief Justice Stephen Isaacs says while criticism of judicial decisions is expected, uninformed “destructive” attacks on judicial officers, or on the judiciary, is not acceptable.... Read More

Caricom denounces enslavement of African migrants in Libya
GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) – Caribbean Community (Caricom) foreign ministers have denounced the enslavement of African migrants in Libya, saying slavery should never again be experienced in old or new forms.... Read More

Bahamas to roll out new anti-crime strategy

Thursday, January, 18 2018    

NASSAU, Bahamas (CMC) — The Bahamas, which is among several Caribbean countries struggling with a spike in crime, says it will, in the coming months, roll out new policies and strategies to deal with the security situation. Read More

St Lucian cruise passenger on cocaine rap

Thursday, January, 18 2018    

DETECTIVES assigned to the Narcotics Division arrested a St Lucian man following the seizure of one pound of cocaine at the Falmouth Pier in Trelawny on Monday.The identity of the man is, however, being withheld pending further investigations. Read More

'I want my father!'

Wednesday, January, 17 2018    

A seven-year-old boy's prolonged high-pitched cry echoed through the Shiloh Apostolic Faith Tabernacle Church yard on Lyndhurst Road in Kingston where he and other wards of the State are staying temporarily. Read More

NWA reports on fake material probe

Wednesday, January, 17 2018    

National Works Agency (NWA) boss E G Hunter yesterday said that after extensive investigations into fraudulent material test results from 36 subcontractors, no proof has surfaced that any of the works under those contracts carried out three years ago were... Read More

Kingston East police commander transferred

Wednesday, January, 17 2018    

THE Jamaica Constabulary's Corporate Communications Unit (CCU) has confirmed that Superintendent Victor Hamilton will replace Superintendent Robert Walker as commanding officer for the Kingston East Division. Read More

PNPYO calls for probe into attacks on young women

Wednesday, January, 17 2018    

THE People's National Party Youth Organisation has called on Police Commissioner George Quallo to launch a probe into reports of an increase in attacks on young women. Read More

NWC to embark on renewable energy pilot

Wednesday, January, 17 2018    

THE National Water Commission (NWC), as part of plans to modernise its operations, will be installing a five-megawatt (MW) photovoltaic system at the Mona Reservoir in Kingston Read More

Heart Foundation targets 2,000 participants for 5K run

Wednesday, January, 17 2018    

THE Heart Foundation of Jamaica (HFJ) is targeting 2,000 participants for the second staging of its 'Heroes of the Heart 5K' run. Read More

PHOTO: Live ulrasound

Wednesday, January, 17 2018    

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'Machete mom' gets February 9 court date

Wednesday, January, 17 2018    

THE St Thomas woman who was arrested last year after she was seen in a video beating her 12-year-old daughter with a machete, should know her fate next month. Read More

PHOTO: Happy 105th birthday, Aunt B

Wednesday, January, 17 2018    

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