Tufton wants case study on Cornwall Regional Hospital

 MOUNT SALEM, St James — Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton says he will be ensuring that a case study is done on the ailing Cornwall Region Hospital in St James. Read More

New RadioShack MoBay 'a success'
FAIRVIEW, St James - RadioShack, the store that “has all your needs that suit your lifestyle”, had its grand opening earlier this month in St James, and already the operators are describing it as a success.... Read More

Different Strokes goes 'back to basics' this Easter
This Easter in Negril will be a journey down memory lane as the staging of one of western Jamaica's favorite retro party, Different Strokes, coincides with the Easter holidays.... Read More

MoBay students view Black Panther
Two hundred students from Green Pond and Spot Valley high schools in Montego Bay and sponsors participated in the screening of Black Panther at the Multiplex Cinema, Montego Bay, St James last Friday.... Read More

Cashless Falmouth vendors to use swipe card for market fees

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, March, 22 2018    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny — Bent on making of an historic profit, the Trelawny Municipal Corporation will in part be banking on the introduction of a cashless system for vending fees at the newly constructed market, which is expected to be opened late next... Read More

Sport Diary March 22-28

Thursday, March, 22 2018    

Western Sports Diary March 22-28TodaySt James FA Sandals/ATL Division OneNorwood Strikers vs Cambridge FC — UDC 3:30 pm  Read More

Hankinson Out

BY PAUL A REID Observer West Writer | Thursday, March, 22 2018    

 Montego Bay United will be searching for yet another head coach when the 2018-19 season of the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) kicks off later this year as current coach Timothy Hankinson says he will not be back. Read More

MoBay Comm College cops 3rd in CCCJ

Thursday, March, 22 2018    

CATHERINE HALL, St James —Montego Bay Community College placed a creditable third in last Saturday's third staging of the Council of Community College of Jamaica's (CCCJ) track and field and cheerleading championships that was held at the Montego Bay Sports Complex. Read More

Past students assist St Mary High School with computers

BY EVERARD OWEN Observer correspondent | Monday, March, 19 2018    

Past students of St Mary High School, the 'Batch of 1997', recently presented eight computers to their alma mater in a bid to improve the academic standing of present day students and to provide much needed technology for the school. In addition, exercise mats and running spikes were... Read More

Injured policeman Lorenzo McLeggon gets more help

BY EVERARD OWEN Observer Portland correspondent | Monday, March, 19 2018    

Lorenzo McLeggon, the former policeman who was shot in the head while on duty in 1976, four years after joining the Jamaica Constable Force, has received more help from compassionate Jamaicans. Read More

We have been forgotten

BY DEANDRA MORRISON Observer staff reporter | Monday, March, 19 2018    

Residents of the remote district of Long Road, close to Annotto Bay in St Mary, fear that they have been forgotten by their local government representatives. Read More

St Thomas celebrates Observer 25

Monday, March, 19 2018    

As the Jamaica Observer celebrates its 25th anniversary, vendors and sales representatives are on the road in St Thomas promoting this special moment for the newspaper. Read More

Ready, Set — GSAT

BY DEANDRA MORRISON Observer staff reporter | Monday, March, 19 2018    

Despite the recent sick-out by teachers across the island, it was business as usual for most Grade Six Achievement (GSAT) students in St Mary, who will be sitting their exams on Thursday and Friday of this week. Read More

Mandeville Rotary toasts retired educator, midwife

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Staff reporter | Monday, March, 19 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Retired educator Reverend Dr Kenneth Thaxter and former midwife Delores Pitter are the recipients of this year's Vocational Service Award of the Rotary Club here. Read More

Ready for GSAT

Monday, March, 19 2018    

This year is the final year for the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT), and the excitement that usually comes along with the sitting of the examination is no different. Read More


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