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    More LGBT pressure
    Senator Mark Golding, Jamaica's Minister of Justice, has announced that he will be holding talks... [...]
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    Man assaults cop on video, remanded
    The man who was caught on video drawing a knife at a policeman in Half-Way Tree, St Andrew, resulting..... [...]
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    Teachers's sex with student causes break-up
    The former lover of a male teacher at a Corporate Area high school is accusing him and other teachers of the school of having sex with his students. [...]
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    Video: Jamaica Observer Weekly Round-up
    KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaicans were told to brace themselves for what might be another epidemic as yet another mosquito-borne disease has surfaced in the region. If that is not enough, many will have to dish out an additional $2,000 as the Passport, Immigration and Citizenship Agency (PICA) has announced plans for an increase in processing fees effective June 1. Watch as OBSERVER ONLINE brings you a weekly round-up. [...]
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    Wilson may face challenge at Police Federation conference
    KINGSTON, Jamaica – OBSERVER ONLINE understands that current chairman of the Jamaica Police Federation, Sergeant Raymond Wilson, will face a challenge to his leadership at next week’s two-day conference in St Ann [...]
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    Bloodbath in Mexico – 43 killed in gunfight
 
 
 
    TANHUATO DE GUERRERO, Mexico (AFP) - Mexican federal forces killed 43 suspected drug cartel members Friday during a three-hour-long gunfight in a ranch in a violence-torn western region, marking one of the drug war's bloodiest battles. [...]
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    Love March Movement protests US gay rights envoy's visit to Jamaica
    Daniel Thomas (left), president of the Love March Movement, and a supporter of the group on Knutsford Boulevard, Kingston today. A group of young persons today staged a peaceful demonstration in protest of a visit of two US gay rights envoys to the island. [...]
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    Video: Crush!
    "The children were injured as things got out of hand and frustrated customers tried to push their way into the institution," a customer, claiming to be an eyewitness to the incident, told the Jamaica Observer. PICA on Sunday announced that, as of ... [...]
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    Jamaica rejects buggery law repeal, same-sex marriage
    KINGSTON, Jamaica – Minister of Justice, Senator Mark Golding, says that the Government has rejected suggestions from United Nations member states to repeal current buggery legislations and legalise same-sex marriages. In a statement to the Senate ... [...]
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    4 Reasons Jamaica Is the Best Caribbean Escape for Summer
    Yes, there are the serene beaches lined with colorful reefs, the lush forests, that nice tropical island vibe, those British colonial historical sites, and that unbelievable Jamaican cuisine that make Jamaica every bit irresistible to families looking ... [...]
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    It took Obama for her triumph to be commemorated in Jamaica
    It's a crime to be lesbian in Jamaica; it can be dangerous to even try to meet other women who are gay. But that hasn't stopped 25-year-old activist Angeline Jackson from speaking out — and creating Jamaica's only registered group advocating for ... [...]
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    Jamaican Catholic priest weds, switches to Anglican
    Former priest in the Jamaican Roman Catholic Church, Michael Lewis, is now a married man. He wedded Patricia Moss Solomon in Florida earlier this month. It came several months after he abruptly left the church over undisclosed reasons. It is understood ... [...]
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    Nice'n'easy listening: why Jamaica loves Celine Dion and Air Supply
    It is 2am on Tuesday at a mechanic's shop in Kingston, Jamaica. The car park is full of people. Speaker stacks tower in each corner and dancehall fills the air. Suddenly, the sound system cuts and the selector announces that he is going to play a song ... [...]
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    Ambassador Aloun Assamba reappointed High Commissioner to UK
    The Government of Jamaica has renewed the appointment of  High Commissioner to London,... [...]
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