Sheikh Abdullah el-Faisal now awaiting his day in US court

Observer on June 8th, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

CONTROVERSIAL Muslim cleric Sheikh Abdullah el-Faisal lost his battle to have his extradition to the United States quashed, and in short order is to be extradited to face terrorism-related charges in that country.The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a decision by Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court Judge Broderick Smith, who last year ordered el-Faisal be extradited to the United States.

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Williams thanks T’dad police for professionalism during Jamaican’s kidnap ordeal

Observer on June 8th, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

Jamaica’s High Commissioner to Trinidad and Tobago Arthur Williams has extended thanks to Police Commissioner Gary Griffith and his team who “acted with total professionalism during the 51-day ordeal endured by Jamaican businessman Yohan Chin, who was kidnapped in Trinidad on April 14 and released on June 4, 2019”.

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Shermaine Brown – a woman in a man’s world

Observer on June 8th, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

ENGINEERING and maintenance have often been seen as a man’s world, but more and more women have been breaking down those doors and entering “uncharted waters”. Shermaine Brown, Sandals Ochi Beach Resort’s engineering administrative assistant and coordinator, is one such woman.

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‘We are here because we are proud of everything Seaga has done’

Observer on June 8th, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The decision not to open the casket with the body of former Prime Minister Edward Seaga as it lay in state at Montego Bay Cultural Centre, yesterday, did not deter hundreds of mourners from turning up to pay their last respects to the country’s fifth prime minister.

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5-year delay

Observer on June 8th, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

NEARLY five years after the successful passage of the Disabilities Bill in Parliament, the Senate yesterday started another debate on improving the accessibility into Gordon House of persons with disabilities.

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CBT may be effective in managing menopause symptoms

Medical on June 8th, 2019 | File Under Women's Health -

New research suggests that cognitive behavioral therapy may be useful for managing several symptoms of menopause, such as hot flashes and depression.

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Rupunzel’s LETS DOWN HER HAIR

Observer on June 8th, 2019 | File Under Lifestyle -

Like the fairy tale of Rapunzel letting her hair down, Rupunzel’s Hair Boutique also allows women to let their hair down with trendy and fashionable wigs.

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Letter of the Day | Reflections on Martin Henry’s passing

Gleaner on June 8th, 2019 | File Under Voice of the people -

THE EDITOR, Sir: 1. “It is distressing that Mr Martin Henry died while in the prime of his life.’’ 2. ‘’Mr Henry was a model of clarity, precision and, most of all, integrity and honesty.” (1, 2: Stephen Vascianne, president of the University…

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The car in Jamaica’s economy

Observer on June 8th, 2019 | File Under Commentary -

Transportation is a functional necessity for every individual. We have to travel for work, shopping, schooling and pleasure. For many people the car is not just a functional tool — their car is also associated with their self-image or status.

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Elusive smugglers

Gleaner on June 8th, 2019 | File Under Voice of the people -

Six more illegal guns found. More than 1,500 assorted rounds of ammunition seized. We are digesting this news that more weapons and ammunition intended for the killing fields were intercepted at the Montego Bay wharf. The most disconcerting thing…

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