Parents of kidnapped baby hopeful

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THE parents of the newborn baby who was snatched from the Victoria Jubilee Hospital on Tuesday say they are optimistic that their son will be returned to them.Thirty-six hours after the baby was taken from the Kingston hospital, his father, Sinclair Hutton, told the Jamaica Observer that he has faith in the police.

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Parents of kidnapped baby hopeful

Observer on January 11th, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

THE parents of the newborn baby who was snatched from the Victoria Jubilee Hospital on Tuesday say they are optimistic that their son will be returned to them.Thirty-six hours after the baby was taken from the Kingston hospital, his father, Sinclair Hutton, told the Jamaica Observer that he has faith in the police.

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MPs to get $54 million for dengue fight

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THE Ministry of Health will be allocating $54 million to the Constituency Development Fund (CDF), for disbursement to Members of Parliament to help in the fight against the spread of dengue.The allocation brings to $300 million to total amount being pumped into efforts to contain the virus.

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MPs to get $54 million for dengue fight

Observer on January 11th, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

THE Ministry of Health will be allocating $54 million to the Constituency Development Fund (CDF), for disbursement to Members of Parliament to help in the fight against the spread of dengue.The allocation brings to $300 million to total amount being pumped into efforts to contain the virus.

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Winsdscreen wiper gets a job

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ANTHONY Scotland, the windscreen wiper who last year shared his story with the Jamaica Observer about his fight to provide for his children, now has a job.Since the Observer highlighted his story five days before Christmas Day, scores of readers expressed their readiness to assist the father of two.However, efforts to contact him were futile.

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Winsdscreen wiper gets a job

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ANTHONY Scotland, the windscreen wiper who last year shared his story with the Jamaica Observer about his fight to provide for his children, now has a job.Since the Observer highlighted his story five days before Christmas Day, scores of readers expressed their readiness to assist the father of two.However, efforts to contact him were futile.

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Jamaica supports OAS vote against Maduro’s second term

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Jamaica yesterday voted with 18 other members of the Permanent Council of the Organisation of American States (OAS) to not recognise the legitimacy of Nicolas Maduro’s second term as president of Venezuela.The resolution, presented by Colombia, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, the United States, Paraguay, and Peru, was approved with 19 votes in favour, six against, and eight abstentions. One member country was absent.

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Jamaica supports OAS vote against Maduro’s second term

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Jamaica yesterday voted with 18 other members of the Permanent Council of the Organisation of American States (OAS) to not recognise the legitimacy of Nicolas Maduro’s second term as president of Venezuela.The resolution, presented by Colombia, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, the United States, Paraguay, and Peru, was approved with 19 votes in favour, six against, and eight abstentions. One member country was absent.

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Beet army worm alert issued for St Elizabeth farmers

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THE Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries is encouraging farmers in sections of St Elizabeth to employ beet army worm management strategies to counter the increase in the pest’s population. The beet army worm affects crops such as scallion and onion, and typically the southern region of the island.

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Beet army worm alert issued for St Elizabeth farmers

Observer on January 11th, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

THE Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries is encouraging farmers in sections of St Elizabeth to employ beet army worm management strategies to counter the increase in the pest’s population. The beet army worm affects crops such as scallion and onion, and typically the southern region of the island.

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