Jamaica lights up international energy expo

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SALT LAKE CITY, United States — Jamaica is proving to be a major attraction for several solar providers exhibiting their products and even people just visiting the Solar Power International (SPI) Conference and Expo, now underway at the Salt Palace Convention Centre in Utah.

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Judge overrules defence, admits two exhibits into evidence

Observer on September 25th, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Manchester Parish Court judge Ann Marie Grainger yesterday overruled defence counsel’s objections and allowed into evidence two exhibits from two expert witnesses, as the trial continues for eight defendants charged in connection with an alleged multimillion-dollar fraud at the parish’s Municipal Corporation.

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Younis remembered as selfless; had concern about absent fathers

Observer on September 25th, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

SAMEER Younis, the Jamaican descendant of Lebanese immigrants and merchant extraordinaire , was yesterday remembered as a selfless human being who readily assisted those in need.

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Crime Stop marks 30

Observer on September 25th, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

Crime Stop, the partnership between the private sector, police and media designed to involve the public in the fight against crime, marked its 30th anniversary last Saturday night with a banquet at Spanish Court Hotel in St Andrew.The event, which was well-supported, benefited from a guest address by Ontario Court of Appeal judge Justice Michael Tulloch, who spoke on the topic ‘The social determinants of crime and some proven strategies to combat it’.

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Stemming gun flow into Ja ‘difficult’ — US envoy

Observer on September 25th, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

MONTEGO BAY, St James — An attaché of the United States Embassy in Jamaica says the US is finding it daunting to stop the flow of guns into island.Country attaché, US Postal Inspection Service, US Embassy, Dominick Riley made the disclosure during his address at the Caribbean Policy Research Institute (CAPRI) public forum titled ‘Scamming, Gangs, and Violence in Montego Bay’ on Monday..

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$150-m write-off

Observer on September 25th, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

THE National Water Commission (NWC) says it will write off more than $150 million owed by customers in areas severely affected by recent water lock-offs and major roadworks.Minister without portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation Pearnel Charles Jnr made the announcement at a press briefing at the ministry in New Kingston yesterday.

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HEART Trust/NTA signs MOU with Tile City

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This Day In History— September 25

Observer on September 25th, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

 Today is the 268th day of 2019. There are 97 days left in the year. TODAY’S HIGHLIGHT 2017: Britain’s Prince Harry and girlfriend Meghan Markle make their first public appearance as a couple, attending a wheelchair tennis event at the Invictus Games for wounded veterans in Toronto. OTHER EVENTS

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A day of fear and chaos sparked by two murders

Observer on September 25th, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

The murder of a taxi operator and a Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) driver plunged the public transportation sector, in sections of Kingston and St Andrew, Spanish Town, and Portmore, into chaos yesterday, as their colleagues — seething with suspicion and anger — withdrew their services, inconveniencing hundreds of commuters.

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Proceed with caution amid Canada job scams

Observer on September 25th, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

Dear Mr Brown,I recently learned about the opportunity of getting a job in Canada via the Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program. I was told that I have to pay for a job, which I am willing to do, but first I would like to find out if this programme is legitimate.— WP Dear WP:

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