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Peter Phillips to address leadership breakfast

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Prominent leaders from business, government and civil society now have another outlet to spread their messages of hope while providing relevant information to the public, with the inauguration of the Leadership Breakfast Series in Montego Bay. Read More

RIU Reggae Hotel reopens after explosion
MONTEGO BAY, St James — The RIU Reggae Hotel in St James, which was closed last Thursday following an explosion at the property which left one dead and four others injured, has been reopened.President of the Jamaica Hotel and Tourist...... Read More

Photo: Glorious!
Student athletes from the south-central region were outstanding as Jamaica again outclassed the Caribbean region at track and field’s junior level, topping the Carifta Games medal table for the 33rd year in a row. Jamaica won 86 medals for the third-straight year, finishing with...... Read More

Manchester High making strides in foreign language education
MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Head of the Modern Languages Department at the Manchester High School, Petrena Ledgister, says that learning a foreign language can reap rich rewards, both on a personal and professional levels.... Read More

JTA pays homage to history at Mizpah Primary

Sunday, April, 23 2017   

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Members of the teachers’ union, Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA), gathered in their numbers at the Mizpah Primary School in Walderston, northern Manchester, earlier this month for their Founders Day ceremony. Read More

Major road rehabilitation in south Clarendon

Sunday, April, 23 2017   

May Pen, Clarendon — A total of $350 million is being spent on major road rehabilitation in southern Clarendon.The National Works Agency (NWA) is reporting that $200 million is being spent on the roadway from Lancelot Hall... Read More

Certification upgrade for 128 basic school teachers

Sunday, April, 23 2017   

May Pen, Clarendon — One hundred and twenty-eight early childhood practitioners from Clarendon and Manchester recently completed a year-long teacher certification course through the Advancing Childhood Education Programme (ACEP). Read More

Men Who Cook set for April 30

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Observer staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, April, 23 2017   

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Establishing a pathology lab for the Southern Health Region, which serves public hospitals and clinics in Manchester, St Elizabeth and Clarendon is high on the agenda of the Lions Club of Mandeville. Read More

Scotiabank’s cocktails and conversations

Sunday, April, 23 2017   

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Scotiabank took time out on March 16 to treat "premium banking" clients here to an intimate evening with members of the division. Read More

Slow down!

Sunday, April, 23 2017   

Santa Cruz, St Elizabeth — Local police are expressing extreme concern at an upsurge in fatal and other serious motor vehicle crashes on the main road from Santa Cruz to Lacovia since it was resurfaced a few months ago. Read More

Sutherland Global named Business of the Year

Sunday, April, 23 2017   

MANDEVILLE, Manchester - Still a relatively new business in the parish, business process outsourcing (BPO) company Sutherland Global Services took top spot at this month’s Manchester Chamber of Commerce (MCC) Business Awards function. Read More

Not satisfied!    

BY MARK CUMMINGS Editor-at-Large cummingsm@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, April, 21 2017   

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Family members of 27-year-old Federhori McIntosh, who was killed in a bizarre accident at RIU Reggae in Ironshore, St James on Thursday, have expressed disappointment at the hotel’s handling of the tragedy. Read More

Teachers urged to remember principles of JTA

Friday, April, 21 2017   

MONTEGO BAY, St James — President of the Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA) Howard Isaacs has urged members to constantly remind themselves of the principles under which the association was formed. Read More

Get Typsy for Burwood Beach

Thursday, April, 13 2017   

The Kreative Events-produced Get Typsy party is expected to transform the spacious Burwood Beach in Trelawny into a sea of red and white on Good Friday. Read More

Chukka Good Hope gets US$4-m adventure park

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, April, 13 2017   

GOOD HOPE, Trelawny - Chukka Good Hope has ratcheted up its attraction experience with the latest addition of a US$4-million adventure park. Read More



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