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Eighty-year-old Deloritta Dixon was busy making castor oil at her Golden Grove Meadows home in St Thomas when the Jamaica Observer North & East approached her. Read More

Illegally parked vehicles in St Ann's Bay will be clamped — Mayor
THE St Ann Municipal Corporation, in its bid to reduce congestion in St Ann's Bay, has reintroduced the clamping of illegally parked vehicles.The clamping and towing of motor vehicles is expected to start today.... Read More

Ready to fight
THE family the Government is offering $3.2 million to leave the childhood home of National Hero Marcus Garvey say, contrary to stories accusing them of being squatters, they are title-holders of the land. ... Read More

Cold front brings heavy showers, floods Portland
A cold front that lingered across the island last week dumped heavy showers over northern parishes, including Portland, flooding homes and thoroughfares.... Read More

Princess Margaret Hospital gets ambulance

Monday, January, 8 2018    

Two ambulances, valued at $15.8 million, have been handed over to the Princess Margaret Hospital in St Thomas and the Kingston and St Andrew Health Services to cover the Bustamante Hospital for Children, National Chest Hospital, Hope Institute and the Sir John Golding... Read More

Rural Routes - January 8

Monday, January, 8 2018    

This garbage pile-up was spotted by our photographer in Priory, St Ann, last Wednesday. Rayon Cox shows of the day's catch. Uncollected garbage just outside the gate of Lime Hall Primary School in St Ann's Bay, St Ann.  Read More

Show Kart Jamaica off to promising start

BY RENAE DIXON Observer staff reporter dixonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, January, 8 2018    

St Ann's newest attraction, Show Kart Jamaica, located at Port Rhoades Sports Club in Discovery Bay, has opened its doors for a unique entertainment package and experience. Read More

PHOTO: St Ann's newest attraction

Monday, January, 8 2018    

Employees at Show Kart Jamaica test-drive karts.(Photo: Renae Dixon) Read More

Mount Salem residents to benefit from training, scholarships

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, January, 4 2018    

MOUNT SALEM, St James Read More

Tough assignment for FC Reno

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, January, 4 2018    

FROME, WestmorelandThe badly slumping FC Reno will have a hard time today if they are to repeat their first-round win over Red Stripe Premier League leaders Portmore United when they meet at Frome this afternoon, starting at 3:00 pm. Read More

JLP regrets passing of former politician, educator

Thursday, January, 4 2018    

CHESTER CASTLE, Hanover  Read More

Tim returns American Hankinson to replace Underwood as MBU coach

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, January, 4 2018    

 TUCKER, St JamesAmerican coach Tim Hankinson could be heading back to two-time Premier League champions Montego Bay United (MBU) the Jamaica Observer West has been reliably informed. Read More

Crime Drop

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, January, 4 2018    

GREEN ISLAND, HanoverSuperintendent in charge of the Hanover Police Division Sharon Beeput has lauded residents of the parish for their assistance, which has resulted in the sharp reduction of crime in recent months. Read More

Roaring River seek to continue good form

Thursday, January, 4 2018    

PETERSFIELD, Westmoreland  Read More

Ringing in the New Year

Thursday, January, 4 2018    

Residents across western Jamaica were out in their numbers at various functions on Sunday night to usher in the new year. The Jamaica Observer West roving photographers captured some of the happenings. Read More



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