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6 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer
Governor General Sir Patrick Allen said it was optimistic that despite the fact that a number of Jamaicans today live in 'nowhere land' the resilience of the people will see the country prosper.
11 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer
JAMAICANS across the Kingston Metropolitan Area were more than happy for yesterday afternoon's downpour that sent quenching flows into the long-parched earth, filled empty drums and buckets, and washed away layers of dust that blanketed pretty much everything.
15 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer
Today, we again turn our focus to the start of the process that culminated in our decision to govern ourselves.
19 hrs ago | Cross Roads News
Family, friends and the Jamaican community will celebrate the life of Vin Martin, the retired Jamaican consul general to Atlanta, at a homegoing service on Aug. 1 at Springfield Baptist Church in Conyers.
Immediately after the German World Cup football side had registered its defeat against finalists Argentina, Jamaican TV presenter Rohan Daley uttered, 'Heil Hitler,' a phrase that was used in the back section of many two-stool bars across Jamaica.
TODAY is the feast of Saint Ignatius of Loyola, the founder of the Society of Jesus.
KINGSTON, Jamaica Eight police officers who were brought before the court by the Independent Commission of Investigations for failing to comply with a lawful request of the Commission were each slapped with a fine of $650,000 or six months in prison when they appeared in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate's court Thursday morning.
Now that summer is on the cusp of winding down, it's definitely time to start thinking about winter getaways while the getting's good.
Not a sewer, Shoemaker Gully is a storm drain that in addition to catching water from Kingston's streets, serves as home and hearth for the Jamaican capital's forsaken LGBT youth.
Much outrage has been coming from fans and associates of Vybz Kartel following the use of one of his songs as the soundtrack for a video showing crossing-dressing and homosexual men in New Kingston.
This Emancipation weekend will come alive as Smirnoff in association with Dream Entertainment, will invade the white sandy beaches of Negril for the 10-party, week-long extravaganza, Smirnoff Dream weekend.
ON Monday, Jamaica will begin its quest to regain the World Reggae Dance Championship at the Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre in St Andrew.
REUSING wastewater might not be able to alleviate the current crisis of water shortage and raging bush fires brought on by the prolonged dry spell being experienced across the island, but biochemist and bioprocess engineer Denise Forrest believes it ought to form part of government's water strategy for future planning.
Reggae fans across the United States can experience the Marley magic this summer as the Jamaica Tourist Board has joined forces with Grammy Award winning reggae artist Ziggy Marley for his 2014 Fly Rasta North American Tour.
PAYMASTER Jamaica Limited yesterday relaunched its Loyalty Rewards Programme, offering members up to $1.5 million in benefits which company CEO Audrey Marks said was a major upgrade.
While homosexuality is not technically illegal in Jamaica, British colonial anti-buggery laws punish sodomy with a 10-year prison sentences and hard labor.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 04:13 pm
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