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New York
48°
Fair
5:44am8:00pm EDT
Feels like: 46°F
Wind: 5mph WNW
Humidity: 78%
Pressure: 30.01"Hg
UV index: 0
SunMonTue
61/50°F
63/48°F
63/45°F

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  • Embattled Harvard-trained J'can educator leaving Broward County job after perjury charge May 8, 2021
    NEW YORK, USA--Jamaican-born Robert W Runcie, the embattled superintendent of Broward County, Florida, public schools, is on his way out from his position after being charged with perjury, news reports said.Runcie who migrated from Jamaica at an early age, was once revered as one of the top school administrators in the United States, winning awards […]
  • INDECOM raps cops for 'illegal searches' May 7, 2021
    The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) has expressed concern about the abuse of their powers by members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) during stop and search of vehicles on the roads and searches of private premises.In its first quarterly report for 2021, tabled in Parliament on Tuesday, INDECOM said it has launched an investigation […]
  • This Day in History - May 7 May 7, 2021
    Friday is the 127th day of 2021. There are 238 days left in the year.TODAY'S HIGHLIGHT1429: Seventeen-year-old Joan of Arc leads French forces to lift the English siege of Orleans, turning the Hundred-Year War to France's favour. The English retreat the next day, but Joan of Arc refuses to pursue them on a Sunday. OTHER EVENTS1727: […]
  • UNICEF backs 'no prison for uncontrollable children' May 7, 2021
    The Government's plan to amend the Child Care and Protection Act, 2004, to remove the provision under which a child deemed "uncontrollable" can be placed in a correctional facility by the court is being supported by United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF).Education, Youth and Information Minister Fayval Williams recently announced that a Cabinet submission has been […]
  • OCA corrects report on proposed 211 children's line May 7, 2021
    Children's Advocate Diahann Gordon Harrison has moved to clarify aspects of a story published by the Jamaica Observer yesterday under the headline 'OCA supports new 211 helpline for children'.Harrison pointed out that her comments on the proposed 211 number being established by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information during a Jamaica Observer Monday Exchange […]
  • Indian woman wishes her country was in similar position to Jamaica May 7, 2021
    An Indian woman who shared the gloom that the novel coronavirus pandemic has cast over her home city on Thurday said she wished her country was in a similar situation to Jamaica as it relates to COVID-19 deaths and infections.The 21-year-old woman, who wished to be identified only as Jamila, and who asked that we […]
  • Voice made me kill May 7, 2021
    Fabian Skervin, one of the two accused charged in the murder of a Jamaican-Canadian couple in Retreat, St Thomas, just over two years ago, has claimed that he killed the couple on the advice of one of two voices he had heard in his head.Melbourne Flake, 81, and his 70-year-old wife Etta were found dead […]
  • Prosecution for child porn hampered by lack of critical technology May 7, 2021
    WHILE some legislation exists locally against child pornography, Children's Advocate Diahann Gordon Harrison has lamented the non-existence of some critical technology that would help advance cases and secure convictions. Speaking during this week's Jamaica Observer's Monday Exchange, Gordon Harrison, who is also the National Rapporteur for Trafficking in Persons, said there are no dedicated resources […]
  • Councillor gets tongue-lashing for deplorable road May 7, 2021
    Councillor Carlene Benjamin and members of her team on Tuesday were on the receiving end of a tongue-lashing from taxi operators who are livid at the condition of the Palmer's Cross main road in Clarendon which, they say, is severely affecting their health and finances.The taxi drivers' anger reached boiling point when Councillor Benjamin (Jamaica […]
  • Family upset that two Americans get Italy's harshest sentence May 7, 2021
    ROME, Italy (AP) - The family of one of two Americans, both convicted of a fatal stabbing during a scuffle with an Italian police officer, on Thursday blasted the jury for ordering Italy's harshest punishment of life imprisonment, a sentence frequently meted out to mobsters who assassinate state officials.Months after the July 26, 2019 slaying […]