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Microcephaly case in Jamaica

Microcephaly case in Jamaica

KINGSTON –– Jamaica has recorded its first “probable” case of Zika virus-related microcephaly. Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Dr Winston De La Haye last night confirmed that the “probable” case involves a baby who was born in December at the Victoria Jubilee Hospital in Kingston, to a mother who had a rash during her pregnancy. The CMO […]

TRINIDAD – On the offensive

TRINIDAD – On the offensive

PORT OF SPAIN –– With the spiralling increase of crimes in Trinidad and Tobago, particularly murders, the nation’s security agencies have launched an all out offensive…

TRINIDAD – Fiery protest for water

TRINIDAD – Fiery protest for water

PORT OF SPAIN – “Since Mary had a little lamb,” the residents of Food Crop Road#1 and #2, Chatham have been begging the Ministry of…

JAMAICA – Bounty, Ninjaman lecture cops

JAMAICA – Bounty, Ninjaman lecture cops

KINGSTON – A session organised to motivate members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) yesterday received crime-fighting instructions from two of the most unlikely individuals…

TRINIDAD – Govt asks ‘Is Uber legal?’

TRINIDAD – Govt asks ‘Is Uber legal?’

PORT OF SPAIN – Online transportation network company Uber is now in Trinidad and Tobago. But the government of the twin-island republic is looking into…





JAMAICA – Cotton tree kills father, daughter

JAMAICA – Cotton tree kills father, daughter

grief, shock and even superstition when the Jamaica Observer visited Buckfield in Ocho Rios, where a cotton tree…

GUYANA – Mum coming to grips with daughter’s death

GUYANA – Mum coming to grips with daughter’s death

GEORGETOWN –– Tears flow down her cheeks as she continues to deny that she needs counseling having had to…

JAMAICA – Gangsters killed

JAMAICA – Gangsters killed

GOODWILL, St James — Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Clifford Blake yesterday described the joint police/military operation in…

JAMAICA: Father accused of beating 32-year-old daughter

JAMAICA: Father accused of beating 32-year-old daughter

A 32-year-old woman was in tears when she appeared in court with her 56-year-old father who reportedly used…

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