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44 min ago | Jamaica Observer
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.
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4 hrs ago | Huskers.com
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.
8 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer
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.
13 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer
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.
17 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer
WHEN our leaders speak we ought to be able to believe them. Otherwise, the relationship is mostly pointless for leaders and followers alike.
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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.
Chief Executive Officer of the Percy Junor Hospital, Manchester, Earl McLaughlin , has the attention of : Member of Parliament for North East Manchester, Audley Shaw; Minister of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining, Phillip Paulwell, and Minister of Health, Dr Fenton Ferguson, as he points out features of the hospital, at the recent launch of a ... (more)
Many Jamaican small farms lack irrigation systems and depend entirely on rainwater.
The United Nations Pageant is an international event, dedicated to identifying and showcasing the best tourism and ambassadors of humanity.
A West Texas A&M student who just two months ago became a U.S. citizen came home Thursday night to find her entire apartment up in flames.
ON an evening of exciting performances, it was roots-reggae singer Chronixx who was the clear standout at Reggae Sumfest International Night I at the Catherine Hall Entertainment Complex in Montego Bay, on Friday.
Montego Bay is famously known as the Second City, a term that, though affectionately appended, carries with it a note of condescension - a casual acknowledgement that the city trails in the cultural shadow of Kingston to the east.
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 08:35 pm
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