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22 min ago | Jamaica Observer
LABOUR Minister Derrick Kellier says the Government will not tolerate any abuse of rights or discrimination of employees under the proposed flexi-work week arrangements.
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Sorry, ladies. Joseph Morgan is off the market. The actor, who currently heads up the CW's The Originals , wed his Vampire Diaries costar Persia White in an intimate ceremony in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, on July 5. "It had a very rustic feel to it," White tells PEOPLE.
5 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer
The KLE Group, which runs a number of night clubs, now lists local investor Josef Bogdanovich as a top-ten shareholder at the listed company, according to public data from its registrar, Sagicor Bank.
9 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer
GODFREY Dyer, chairman of Summerfest Productions - organisers of Reggae Sumfest - is pleased with the staging of this year's week-long event.
13 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer
THERE is no doubt that the small island developing states of the Caribbean are vulnerable to natural disasters, both in regard to their frequency and severity, in particular hurricanes.
PRIME Minister Portia Simpson Miller is today expected to bring greetings at the International Seabed Authority's special commemorative session dedicated to its 20th anniversary.
Former Huskers Nicholas Gordon and Chad Wright will each represent their home country of Jamaica at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, from July 23 to August 3. Gordon and Wright earned spots on the Jamaican team after competing at the Jamaican National Senior Championships earlier this summer in Kingston.
THIS summer, 30 students from several of Kingston's, St Andrew's and St Catherine's most at-risk communities are getting an exciting introduction to electricity generation.
Homosexuality is not a crime in Jamaica. Anal sex, described by statute as buggery is a criminal act that can attract a maximum sentence of 10 years.
WHEN our leaders speak we ought to be able to believe them. Otherwise, the relationship is mostly pointless for leaders and followers alike.
Also, for the convenience of our readers and the online community generally, we have reproduced the complete Caribbean Net News archives from 2004 to 2010 here .
The Montego Bay Convention Centre , unkindly termed a white elephant in the past, has hit the jackpot with an impressive 53 per cent jump in revenues over the previous year.
MISS Kingston and St Andrew, Anjell Bryan, was crowned Jamaica Cultural Development Commission Festival Queen 2014 at the Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre in St Andrew on Saturday.
Minister of Water, Land, Environment and Climate Change Robert Pickersgill did not speak with water in his mouth as he warned Jamaicans last night to brace for worsening drought conditions and more water restrictions.
SINGER Tessanne Chin gave a command performance on International Night II of Reggae Sumfest, which closed at the Catherine Hall Entertainment Complex in Montego Bay yesterday morning.
DOUBLE amputee 77-year-old Lloyd Noicley said Jamaica Observer readers have made his life the happiest it has ever been, as they continue to brighten his days both with their financial support and their visits.
Updated: Wed Jul 23, 2014 04:18 pm
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