Bennett welcomes plans for cricket centre in Middlesex

Santa Cruz, St Elizabeth – President of the St Elizabeth Cricket Association Junior Bennett has welcomed plans for the development of a... Read More

JPS pledges electricity stability for Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz , St Elizabeth — For years residents and business operators of this bustling south-central town have had to deal with the debilitating consequences of power outages, sometimes multiple times per day.... Read More

Thumbs up for Mandeville Art Fair
Mandeville , Manchester — The annual Mandeville Art Fair held recently over three days at the St John Bosco Auditorium in Hatfield, just west of here was highly successful, organisers say.... Read More

Relief soon!
Mandeville , Manchester — Phase one of drainage work on Ward Avenue at the intersection with Perth Road, Caledonia Road and Manchester Road close to the commercial centre of this highlands' south-central town should be completed soon.... Read More

CC eye DCup

Monday, November, 19 2018    

May Pen , Clarendon — ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup semi-finalists Clarendon College represent central Jamaica's only hope of schoolboy football glory this year after St Elizabeth Technical (STETHS) and Lennon High were eliminated within 24 hours in their respective... Read More

Whylma Spence takes second stint at helm of Mandeville Optimist Club

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Observer staff reporter | Monday, November, 19 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Financial advisor and longtime Optimist, Whylma Spence is leading the Optimist Club of Mandeville for the 2018/19 administrative year. Read More

Negril welcomes US$2.7-m private hospital

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, November, 15 2018    

NEGRIL, Westmoreland — Members of the Negril community have welcomed the planned construction of the US$2.7-million Omega Medical Ambulatory Care Centre in the resort town. Read More

Five-time cancer survivor Pat Wright launches first book

Thursday, November, 15 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — After years of pondering about publishing her life story, fashion designer, restaurant owner, cancer survivor and now author, Donna “Pat” Wright, celebrated her debut novel, The Wright Life at her book launch... Read More

Desperate MBU seek first win at home against Waterhouse in RSPL

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, November, 15 2018    

TUCKER, St James — Montego Bay United are hoping to snap a six-game winless run when they host Waterhouse FC at WesPow Park on Sunday as the first round of the Red Stripe Premier League comes to a close. Read More

Different Strokes goes 'Yardie Style'

Thursday, November, 15 2018    

NEGRIL, Westmoreland — Promoters of Negril's signature retro party series, the Charley's JB Overproof Rum-sponsored Different Strokes, has dubbed Saturday's staging of the event set for Cayenne Beach in the resort town “Yardie Style”. Read More


BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, November, 15 2018    

NEGRIL, Westmoreland — A firefighter assigned to the Negril Fire Station in Westmoreland, has called on the authorities and stakeholders in the resort town for help in addressing a number of issues that are having a negative impact on the professional men and women and the service... Read More


BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, November, 15 2018    

CATHERINE HALL, St James — “Relief,” was the first word from Cornwall College's striker Aiden Jokomba after his double on Saturday night to lead his school to a 2-0 win over Camperdown High and booked a place in tomorrow' semi-finals of the ISSA Champions Cup all-island... Read More

New home for Lennox Lewis League of Champions camps

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, November, 15 2018    

HOPEWELL, Hanover — Lennox Lewis League of Champions Foundation camps now has a new home at the $80 million Hopewell Sports and Community Centre, which was opened last week. Read More

Sport Diary — Nov 15

Thursday, November, 15 2018    

FRIDAY, November 16COCAA Cross-country championships-Petersfield High 9:00am NCAA Men's basketball- Montego Bay Convention CentreAustin Peay vs Central Connecticut -11:30am Read More

PHOTO: Chinese donate textbooks to Trelawny nursing institute

Thursday, November, 15 2018    

Nicole Hoo Fatt, vice-president, Chinese Benevolent Association (CBA), points out a feature of this textbook on nursing to Ray Anthony McFarlane, representative of A Gentle Touch of Care Training Institute in Falmouth, Trelawny. The book was one in a collection of 25 donated by the CBA to the... Read More


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