VIDEO: Mixed reactions to new US visa requirement

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With the United States now requiring nearly all applicants for US visas to submit their social media usernames, previous e-mail addresses, and phone numbers as part of the process, Jamaica Observer reporter Racquel Porter went into the streets yesterday and asked Jamaicans: ‘How do you feel about the additional US visa requirements?’ Sharon Williams

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Police believe suspect in baby’s death alive

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MANDEVILLE, Manchester — A teacher who was chopped and injured in the parish last Thursday, allegedly by her child’s father, is still undergoing treatment in hospital.At the same time, the police believe that the suspect, who is also accused of killing the child in the same incident, is still alive.

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Water levels still low despite a week of rain

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After approximately a week’s worth of rainfall, the water level at Hermitage Dam in St Andrew has climbed to 65 per cent of its 393-million gallon capacity, while the level at Mona Reservoir has only risen to 36 per cent of its 809-million gallon capacity.

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Mixed reactions to new US visa requirement

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With the United States now requiring nearly all applicants for US visas to submit their social media usernames, previous e-mail addresses, and phone numbers as part of the process, Jamaica Observer reporter Racquel Porter went into the streets yesterday and asked Jamaicans: ‘How do you feel about the additional US visa requirements?’ Sharon Williams

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‘Moony’ murdered

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MONTEGO BAY, St James — Police were, up to late yesterday evening, combing the home of popular Montego Bay businessman Raymond Kerr after his decomposing body was found with multiple stab wounds and his throat slashed.The Jamaica Observer was told that members of Kerr’s family became concerned after calls to his phone went unanswered and he uncharcteristically could not be reached over the weekend.

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Trump calls Queen Elizabeth a ‘great, great woman’

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LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Donald Trump hailed Queen Elizabeth II as a “great, great woman” as the British monarch threw a lavish banquet for the US president yesterday to kick off his three-day state visit.The Trump dynasty sat down to a glittering dinner with the British royal family in the Buckingham Palace ballroom as the UK rolled out the red carpet.

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PHOTO: Happy Faces

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This Day in History— June 4

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Today is the 155th day of 2019. There are 210 days left in the year.TODAY’S HIGHLIGHT2001: Nepal’s Crown Prince Dipendra dies. Three days earlier he shot the king, queen and seven members of the royal family before turning the gun on himself.OTHER EVENTS

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4 days of mourning

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 JAMAICA will enter a period of official mourning from June 19 to 22 for former Prime Minister Edward Seaga whose life will be celebrated in an ecumenical service at the Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity on North Street, Kingston on June 23.Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport Olivia Grange yesterday disclosed details of activities leading up to the State Funeral at a press conference at Jamaica House in St Andrew.

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21 Years of Table Talk

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The 21st staging of the Jamaica Observer Table Talk Food Awards proved to be a spectacular affair that is still being discussed across the length and breadth of Jamaica.Tuesday Social shares highlights.

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