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MoBay Chamber's expo has title sponsor for the first time

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Participants in the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and Industry's (MBCCI) Expo 2017 are in for exciting changes as, for the first time in its staging, the premiere trade show and largest of its kind in western Jamaica has attracted a title sponsor, with Yello Media... Read More

We lost too many students to violence, says JTA past president
Immediate Past President of the Jamaica Teachers' Association (JTA) Howard Isaacs is lamenting the high number of students who lost their lives in violent attacks during his tenure at the helm of the association.... Read More

Spot Valley upset Heights FC
MONTEGO BAY, St James — Valley High knocked out last season's finalists Heights FC in the semi-finals of the St James Football Association's Sandals International Under-20 competition on Tuesday at the UDC field, outscoring them 4-2 with Rogewayne Thompson scoring...... Read More

ATL opens Panasonic Proshop in MoBay
As the summer heat sizzles and the cost of electricity mounts, head of engineering at Appliance Traders Limited (ATL) Mark Blair says a Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) air conditioner from Panasonic could assist commercial customers in reducing their electricity bill by up to 45 per...... Read More

CPJ disburses $1.5 million in scholarships

Thursday, August, 24 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Caribbean Producers Jamaica (CPJ) on Tuesday awarded $1.5 million in scholarships to 49 students who are children of employees at the company. Read More

St James councillors to get $6.8m for back-to-school

Thursday, August, 24 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James —  Some $6.8 million has been allocated to councillors across the parish of St James under the Municipal Social Assistance Programme/Fund to assist constituents within their respective divisions with back-to-school purchases. Read More

Smirnoff Marco Polo for Aquasol Theme Park

Thursday, August, 24 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The new-look Smirnoff Marco Polo party had a successful staging in Ocho Rios on Emancipation Day and the promoters are now set to end the month with a sizzling edition at Aquasol Theme Park in Montego Bay this Sunday. Read More

PHOTO: Roadwork

Thursday, August, 24 2017    

Workmen undertake repairs on a section of the sidewalk on Harbour Street in Montego Bay earlier this week as part of a $75-million project being undertaken by the St James Municipal Corporation. So far improvements have been carried out on a number of roadways including sections of Barnett... Read More

Duanvale beat President's XI in TCA 50-over competition

Thursday, August, 24 2017    

FLORENCE HALL, Trelawny —  The Trelawny Cricket Association (TCA) domestic 50-over competition continued across the parish last Sunday with the playing of three games. Read More

Title Hunt Green Pond, MoBay City clash in St James FA U-17

Thursday, August, 24 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Green Pond High will seek back-to-back titles on Saturday when they take on MoBay City FC in the final of the St James Football Association Sandals International Under-17 competition at the UDC field starting at 2:00 pm. Read More

St James welcomes new top cop

Thursday, August, 24 2017    

ROSE HALL, St James - Senior police officers let their hair down during a reception for newly transferred Area One boss, Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Donovan Chambers, hosted by members of the Montego Bay business community at Henry McCurdy's Restaurant at Shoppes of Rose Hall... Read More

PHOTO: Off to Morgan State University

Thursday, August, 24 2017    

Cornwall College high jumper Kobe Jordan Rhooms (left) left the island recently to take up a track and field scholarship at Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland. Rhooms, photographed with his mother Kerry-Ann Rigg-Rhooms at Sangster International Airport, has represented the in island... Read More

Campbell is new western referee president

Thursday, August, 24 2017    

Paul Campbell of Trelawny is the new chairman of the Western Referees Group after a one-vote win over Recordo Sailsman at a meeting held at the Montego Bay Sports Complex on Saturday. Read More

Coaches hail Caribbean Hoopfest

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, August, 24 2017    

The third Caribbean Hoopfest that was held at the Montego Bay Community College last weekend has been commended by the three overseas coaches who were involved in the event, won by Team NYC out of New York. Read More

PHOTO: Happy 30th Pier 1

Thursday, August, 24 2017    

Pier 1, one of Montego Bay's well-known eatery and entertainment spot, which was recently awarded the Mayor's Special award for commerce, entertainment and eatery, is celebrating 30 years of existence this year. The celebrations climaxed on Tuesday night when Pier 1 rolled out the red carpet for... Read More



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