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KINGSTON, Jamaica — With just a few hours to go before the start of the annual Jamaica Observer Takes Style Out (TSO) five-hour discount shopping spree Thursday, participating stores and companies are making final preparations.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – Prime Minister Freundel Stuart is recovering in Canada following a bout of influenza, according to an official statement issued here on Wednesday.
KINGSTON, Jamaica—Education Minister Ronald Thwaites on Wednesday condemned the murder of eighth grade Muschette High student Alesha Brown, whose body was found in Stewart Town, Trelawny.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – The US dollar on Wednesday, October 1, ended trading at J$112.68 up one cent, according to the Bank of Jamaica’s daily foreign exchange trading summary.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secret Service Director Julia Pierson abruptly resigned Wednesday in the face of multiple revelations of security breaches, bumbling in her agency and rapidly eroding confidence that the president and his family were being kept safe.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Traders of goods and services will have protection from the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), under the Caricom Regional Integration Electronic Public Procurement System, being developed across the region.
KINGSTON, Jamaica —Petrojam Limited has decreased the ex-refinery prices of five of its categories of fuel, effective Thursday, October 2.
TRELAWNY, Jamaica — The body of a female 13- year-old Muschett High School student, who went missing Monday, was discovered a short while ago in Stewart Town in the parish.
KINGSTON, Jamaican — Leader of the Opposition Andrew Holness has said that Jamaicans have lost confidence in Minister of Health Dr Fenton Ferguson and is calling on Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller to act now in the interest of the public.
KINGSTON, Jamaica - The following is a statement from the Minister of Local Government, Noel Arscott on the government's vector control response.
KINGSTON, Jamaica--The National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) has said that it stands ready to partner with the Ministry of Health, community groups, municipal agencies and residents in the national effort to rid the country of mosquito breeding to combat the spread of the chikungunya virus.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Leader of the House of Representatives Phillip Paulwell says that the amendments to the Representation of the People (Amendment) Act, 2014 to provide for the registration, regulation and funding of political parties, will take Jamaica’s democracy “one step higher”.
KINGSTON, Jamaica - The Forward Prize for Best Collection was awarded last night to Jamaican Kei Miller for The Cartographer Tries to Map a Way to Zion.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Acting Chief Medical Officer, Dr Marion Bullock DuCasse says The Ministry of Health has been strengthening its Ebola preparedness plan in light of the report of a confirmed case of the Ebola virus in the United States.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP), Novelette Grant today became only the second woman in the long history of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) to be named to the second highest position in the organisation, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP).
KINGSTON, Jamaica — A flurry of beheadings of its prisoners by the militant Islamic State (IS) has led Opposition Senator Robert Montague, to table a motion in the Senate seeking information on Jamaicans detained overseas.
NEW YORK, (AFP) - The New York Times said Wednesday it plans to cut 100 newsroom jobs in the latest move by the prestigious daily to adapt to industry upheaval.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Ardenne Alumni Foundation (AAF) is set to spend $30 million on a solar energy project aimed at reducing the monthly electricity bill at Ardenne High School by $500,000.
KINGSTON, Jamaica—The Health Ministry’s Acting Chief Medical Officer Dr Marion Bullock DuCasse says there is no shortage of paracetamol tablets and syrup in the public health sector.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Three incidents of murder have been reported in Clarendon and St Andrew on Tuesday.