Expect a JLP victory on April 27 — Robertson

Member of Parliament for St Thomas Western James Robertson has expressed confidence that the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) will be victorious in the April 27 by-election called for the Yallahs Division in the constituency. Read More

Stand up for another Bogle — Jackson
People's National Party (PNP) candidate for the April 27 by-election in the Yallahs Division in St Thomas Western, Constantine Bogle is urging residents to vote for him.... Read More

St Mary man makes renewable energy generator
Douglas Ellis is a very creative man. His latest innovation, a renewable energy generator made from items around his home, has his community talking.... Read More

Digicel Foundation launches Lyssons Centre of Excellence
The Digicel Foundation launched its 10th centre of excellence at Lyssons in St Thomas last Tuesday.The centre is expected to benefit 56 students.The centre, along with the other nine, were built at a cost of US$ 1.9 million.... Read More

PHOTO: To serve, protect and reassure

Monday, April, 16 2018    

District constables Andros Steele (left) and Damion Graham, and Woman Constable Suzan Marshall were busy patrolling the streets of Port Antonio in Portland when they paused to pose for a photo. Read More

A wife's pain

BY KIMONE FRANCIS Observer staff reporter | Monday, April, 16 2018    

WHEN gunmen attacked businessman Lloyd Chambers, his wife hoped he would have survived. But that was not to be.He died immediately and his licensed firearm, a Glock 17 pistol, was taken. Read More

PHOTO: Lyssons Centre of Excellence

Monday, April, 16 2018    

Lyssons Centre of Exellence (Photo: Naphtali Junior) Read More

PHOTO: A wife's pain

Monday, April, 16 2018    

This black cloth was tied to the gate of Lloyd Chambers' business place. Chambers was shot dead at his home in Windsor Castle, Portland, on April 9. (Photo: Naphtali Junior) Read More

St James Municipal Corporation councillors to table resolutions for renaming of roadways

BY MARK CUMMINGS Editor-at-Large | Thursday, April, 12 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Resolutions for the renaming of two separate roadways in the resort city of Montego Bay in honour of two prominent St James businessmen are expected to be tabled at today's regular monthly meeting of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP)-controlled St James... Read More

Volney Barrett's funeral set for Saturday

Thursday, April, 12 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The thanksgiving service for former western Jamaica journalist Volney Barrett will be held on Saturday (April 14) at King's Chapel, Albion Road, Montego Bay, starting at 9:00 am Read More

St James bids farewell to Corrodus, welcomes Pitkin

Thursday, April, 12 2018    

Politicians , businessmen, and the legal fraternity from across western Jamaica turned out at RIU Reggae, Ironshore, on Sunday last to bid farewell to outgoing custos of St James, Ewen George Corrodus, and to welcome his successor, Bishop Conrad Pitkin. Read More

Club Ville SC, Violet Kickers meet in St James FA/Sandals/ATL Div One semis

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, April, 12 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Club Ville SC and Violet Kickers will meet this afternoon at the UDC field in the first leg of their St James Football Association's Sandals/ATL Division One semi-finals. This encounter is set to start at 3:30 pm. Read More

JAAP Administrative Professional and Boss of the Year named

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, April, 12 2018    

KENT AVENUE, St James —Employees of Sandals Royal Plantation and the College of Agriculture Science and Education (CASE) walked away with the coveted Jamaica Association of Administrative Professionals' awards — Administrative Professional and Boss of the Year 2018,... Read More

Gov't to spend $150m on market upgrades this year

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, April, 12 2018    

CLARK'S TOWN, Trelawny — Local Government Minister Desmond McKenzie says Government has heard the cries of vendors across the island and has therefore set aside some $150 million to improve market infrastructure across the island during this financial... Read More

PHOTO: Renovation

Thursday, April, 12 2018    

The Negril Chamber of Commerce has so far raised roughly $2.3 million towards the renovation of the Negril Health Centre in Westmoreland. In the photo, health officials, members of the Negril Chamber of Commerce and other stakeholders participate in the cheque presentation ceremony on the... Read More


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