Usain Bolt's Tracks and Records arrives in MoBay

The city of Montego Bay welcomed Usain Bolt's Tracks & Records (UBT&R) on the city's famed Hip Strip (Gloucester Ave)with an official opening led by the man himself, Usain Bolt, last week Wednesday. Read More

Adventists rally to support grief-stricken Grange Hill community
GRANGE HILL, Westmoreland — The inclement weather did not deter scores of Seventh-day Adventists from across western Jamaica from converging on the Grange Hill community recently.... Read More

Pursue emotional and mental health with professional goals — Lisa Hanna
MONTEGO BAY, St James — Miss World 1993 and Member of Parliament for St Ann South Eastern, Lisa Hanna, has urged women to put their emotional and mental health first as they pursue their professional goals. ... Read More

Usain Bolt's Tracks & Records to add life to Hip Strip — MoBay businessmen
MONTEGO BAY, St James — Anticipation is high among business interests that the newly opened Usain Bolt's Tracks & Records (UBT&R) location in Montego Bay will add life to the entertainment scene along Gloucester Avenue, popularly known as the 'Hip...... Read More

Super Star YC Hanover FA mid-season finals

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer5 | Thursday, May, 24 2018    

LUCEA, Hanover — Linford Galloway scored twice, including the winner in extra time, to lead Super Star YC to the Hanover Football Association's Island Lux Beach Park/Negril & MP Ian Hayles Western Hanover/CDF Major League, beating Mt Pelier DC 2-1 at Watson Taylor Park in... Read More

Hundreds turn out for MoBay Crab Fest

Thursday, May, 24 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Despite the threat of inclement weather, hundreds of patrons turned out for season-favourite MoBay Crab Festival at Pier One in Montego Bay, last Saturday. Read More

Out front

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, May, 24 2018    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny — Falmouth United and Duanvale FC both take leads into Sunday's return-leg semi-finals against Friendship FC and Coopers Pen FC, respectively, in the Trelawny Football Association Grandeur Transportation Services/Monymusk Rum Major League competition at the... Read More

Worrying sign

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, May, 24 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Director of Safety and Security in the Ministry of Education, Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), Coleridge Minto, informed that the ministry's Region Four now holds the unenviable record for having the highest number of student dropouts in... Read More

West falls short in NBL

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, May, 24 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Both western representatives fell short in the Jamaica Basketball Association National Basketball League (NBL) after they were beaten by Southern Conference teams in Sunday's quarter-finals. Read More

Buckingham Primary makes Western Primary Champs debut

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, May, 24 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Buckingham Primary School in St James are the only newcomers to this year's 10th staging of the Western Primary Schools' Athletic Championship set for the Montego Bay Sports Complex over June 8-9. Read More

Western Sport Diary, May 24-30

Thursday, May, 24 2018    

TODAYWBA Elite Basketball LeagueSav Elite Titans vs Cornwall Courts Chargers — MBCC — 6:15 pm FRIDAY MAY 25St James FA Guardian Group Division Two Read More

Conference & Expo a success, says Manchester Chamber of Commerce

Monday, May, 21 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester – President of the Manchester Chamber of Commerce, Garfield Green says he is satisfied with last Wednesday's Conference and Expo hosted by the chamber in collaboration with Diaspora Connect at Golf View Hotel. Read More

Agri Day at Knox Community College

Monday, May, 21 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Knox Community College recently staged its Agri Day Expo 2018 at its Cobbla Campus in northern Manchester. Read More

Another gift of love from the Hue family

Monday, May, 21 2018    

MAY PEN, Clarendon — Dr Hyacinth Hue and her husband Eric Hue have donated a sonography machine (used for diagnostic imaging) worth US$7,000 to the May Pen Hospital, according to the Southern Regional Health Authority. Read More


Monday, May, 21 2018    

The Jamaica International Invitation meet at the National Stadium on Saturday night was embellished by the winning performance of three of the best female athletes from Central Jamaica: Elaine Thompson, Janieve Russell and Shericka Jackson. Thompson won the 100m,... Read More


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