Jamalco workers get HEART certification in metrology

May Pen, Clarendon — Following months of intense training in metrology (the scientific study of measurement), 44 employees of bauxite/alumina company Jamalco can now boast of being qualified metrologists. Read More

Art and fun
Mandeville, Manchester — Organisers are describing the 26th annual Mandeville Art Fair, held recently at the St. John Bosco Auditorium in Hatfield, Manchester, as highly succesful. ... Read More

New dining room for St Elizabeth Infirmary
Santa Cruz , St Elizabeth — For years, Joycelyn Bryan, matron of the St Elizabeth Infirmary has been lobbying, for a new dining room so residents of the institution can dine in comfort and with dignity.... Read More

BMR looks to expand in Jamaica
Malvern , St Elizabeth — Just over a year since formal commissioning of its wind farm at Potsdam, Malvern, high in the Santa Cruz mountains, the leadership of BMR Jamaica says the company will not rest on its laurels.... Read More

Manchester High 5K Run/Walk set for December 10

Monday, November, 20 2017    

Mandeville , Manchester — The inaugural Manchester Capital Run 5K run/walk aimed at raising money for Manchester High School (MHS) sports programmes, is scheduled for Sunday, December 10, along the streets of Mandeville, starting at 6:30... Read More

Heart of a lion!

Monday, November, 20 2017    

Members of the St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) football team celebrate with supporters and representatives of sponsors after defeating Calabar High 6-5 on penalties in the semi-final of the ISSA/FLOW Super Cup at Sabina Park in Kingston late Saturday. STETHS had earlier rallied from... Read More

Walking for cancer research

Monday, November, 20 2017    

Mandeville, Manchester — Organisers say age was not a deterrent for participants in The Carnegie Foundation for Cancer Research Walkathon, held last month. Read More

Obstacle Course!

Monday, November, 20 2017    

Motorists struggle to avoid potholes caused by heavy rains on the Scotts Pass main road on the Clarendon/Manchester border last week.The road links Kingston to Mandeville and points west. Prime Minister Andrew Holness promised last week that money would be made available in the Supplementary... Read More

Mother of boy allegedly assaulted by peers returns to court Feb 2

BY HORACE HINES Observer staff reporter | Saturday, November, 18 2017    

CLARK'S TOWN, Trelawny — Bail was yesterday extended for the mother who was jailed after attempting to make a report at a police station that her son, who is seven years old, was pierced with a stick in his rectum by four of his peers at school, when she appeared in the Clark's... Read More

McKenzie lauds Westmoreland residents for paying property taxes

Thursday, November, 16 2017    

Local Government Minister Desmond McKenzie has lauded Westmoreland residents for meeting their property tax obligations to the government. Read More

$20-m road improvement programme for St James

Thursday, November, 16 2017    

The St James Municipal Corporation plans to spend approximately $20 million on a road-patching programme across the parish within the next five weeks. Read More

Rose Hall Academy opens next September

Thursday, November, 16 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James - Rose Hall Academy chairman Adam Stewart has underscored that the international school, which is slated to be up and running come next September, will not be an elitist institution. Read More

$64-m sports complex for Hopewell

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, November, 16 2017    

Ground has been broken for the creation of a $64- million sports complex and community centre in Hopewell, Hanover. Read More

PROVEN reaches out to Salt Spring Primary School

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, November, 16 2017    

Proven Investments Limited, as part of its community outreach project, recently handed over stationary supplies and food items to the Salt Spring Primary and Infant School located in the inner-city community of Salt Spring in St James. Read More

Sip & Sail to 'Cruise for a Cause'

BY ACEION CUNNINGHAM Observer West writer | Thursday, November, 16 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James - An all-inclusive corporate mingle themed 'Sip and Sail All White Soiree' docks this Saturday in Montego Bay aboard the Island Routes party catamaran. Read More


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