Catherine Hall Basic School marks Career Day

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Last Thursday, pupils of Catherine Hall Basic School in Montego Bay, St James outlined the mission of their chosen career paths to teachers of the institution, parents and well-wishers on the school compound.

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SPOTTED!!!!! Kianne Patrice Hutchinson

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Who? Kianne Patrice Hutchinson, a Jamaican photographer, digital artist, wall art creator, and lover of all things creative. 

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Senate pays tribute to woman who found, handed over cash

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PRESIDENT of the Senate Tom Tavares-Finson says it is fitting to recognise the woman who found a large sum of money in the booth of an automated banking Machine (ABM) on East Queen Street in downtown Kingston last month and returned it.

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Aunt May celebrates 107 years

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Mable Garnet marked her 107th birthday last Wednesday, May 15, with some of her closest friends and family at her home in Burnside Hill, St Andrew. Garnet, more fondly known as Aunt May, credited her long life to a steadfast Christian faith when the Jamaica Observer visited her on Thursday.

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50 church leaders to discuss pro-life issues

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FIFTY leaders from various umbrella groups of churches in Jamaica, who support the pro-life movement, are to meet at a special breakfast event next Friday, May 24 at Jamaica Pegasus hotel in St Andrew.Among those expected to attend are representatives of the Pentecostal Union, independent churches, evangelicals, Full Gospel Church of God, and the Jamaica Council of Churches.

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Water shortage solution shelved 5 years ago

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A plan to ease the annual shortage of water in the Corporate Area five years ago did not materialise, after the political Administration turned down a proposal penned by top public servant Kingsley Thomas which would have embraced a public private partnership (PPP) approach.

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Former MP claims disrespect

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Former Member of Parliament for St Ann North Western Othneil Lawrence has come out blazing as he finally broke his silence on allegations that he gave up being the Jamaica Labour Party’s (JLP) representative in the constituency for a $5.5-million contract.

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Sunday Brew — May 19, 2019

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Dr Horace Chang had another rough brush with the reality of the road last week.Apparently a taxi ran the red light at the busy Shortwood/Grant’s Pen roads intersection which caused the minister’s vehicle to flip and injure his team. The other vehicle involved was also damaged.

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British mission lends support to parents of murdered girl

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The British High Commission in Jamaica is keeping close contact with the parents of 17-year-old Stefica Smith, whose mutilated body was found in a cane field in Four Paths, Clarendon one week ago.Late last week reports reaching the Jamaica Observer were that British officials in the island were taking a keen interest in the case of Stefica, who was born in England but moved to Jamaica with her parents over four years ago.

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‘A call to action’

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MORE than 20 million babies were born with a low birthweight (less than 2500g; 5.5 pounds) in 2015 — around one in seven of all births worldwide.Almost three quarters of these babies were born in Southern Asia and sub-Saharan Africa, where data are most limited.

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