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UNWTO conference major boost for MoBay Convention Centre

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The Montego Bay Convention Centre last week got a major boost as it was the venue where more than 1,300 delegates, including several world leaders, converged for the Conference on Jobs and Inclusive Growth: Partnerships for Sustainable Tourism, organised by... Read More

Renovation of Chapelton Hospital affects services
May Pen , Clarendon — Services at the Chapelton Community Hospital in northern Clarendon are to be temporarily reduced because of a $23.7 million renovation project which starts today. ... Read More

A facelift for Lennon High's language arts department
May Pen, Clarendon — Jamalcoans in Action (J-ACTION), a volunteer group from bauxite/alumina company Jamalco recently presented the language arts department at Lennon High School in Mocho, Clarendon with a “brand-new makeover”, according to a news...... Read More

Reward for high achievers at Black River High
Black River , St Elizabeth – High achieving students of the Black River High School here were honoured during a prize giving ceremony at the school recently.... Read More

We Inspire Women makes Mandeville stop

Monday, December, 4 2017    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — The empowerment workshop and brunch, We Inspire Women, made a stop at the Golf View Hotel here late last month with participants sharing powerful stories and plans for a brighter future. Read More

Henzell takes over Lovers' Leap

BY GARFIELD MYERS Editor at Large South Central Bureau | Monday, December, 4 2017    

Southfield , St Elizabeth — His tireless, creative efforts have catapulted Jakes Hotel and Jack Sprat Restaurant and Bar to worldwide fame. Read More

Miller strikes again!

Monday, December, 4 2017    

Spinner Nikita Miller claimed 8-54 in the second innings to finish with 13 wickets in the match to help Jamaica Scorpions beat Windward Islands Volcanoes by 10 wickets in the fifth-round regional four-day encounter at Sabina Park on the weekend. Read More

Craft vendors, attractions to benefit from MOU

Friday, December, 1 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Local craft vendors and operators of attractions are set to benefit from a memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed between the Tourism Product Development Company (TPDCo) Limited and The Travel Foundation, based in the United Kingdom. Read More

Green Island Primary students get free eye exams

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, November, 30 2017    

 GREEN ISLAND, Hanover — More than 600 students at the Green Island Primary School in Hanover recently received free eye examination through a partnership between the Mission of Sight from the US, Cornerstone Jamaica, and the Rotary Club of Negril. Read More

Jimmy Cliff to be named MoBay Community College honorary fellow

Thursday, November, 30 2017    

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Highlights of UNWTO global conference

Thursday, November, 30 2017    

The United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Global Conference on Jobs & Inclusive Growth: Partnerships for Sustainable Tourism conference concluded at the spacious Montego Bay Convention Centre in Rose Hall, St James yesterday. Read More

Good support for Taste of Tryall

Thursday, November, 30 2017    

The eighth staging of the annual Taste of Tryall charity event took place last Friday at the luxurious Hanover property with its usual delectable food offerings, fabulous entertainment and robust live auction. Read More

$1-B damage

Thursday, November, 30 2017    

Mayor of Montego Bay Homer Davis says that while it is still too early to give a final cost on the damage caused to the resort city by last week's flash flooding, it could reach a staggering $1 billion. Read More

High Hopes

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, November, 30 2017    

Rusea's High is expected to have the support of the entire western end of the country on Saturday as they go after their 11th lien on the ISSA/ Flow daCosta Cup schoolboy football competition in the final against Clarendon College at... Read More

Sport Diary — November 30

Thursday, November, 30 2017    

TODAY Red Stripe Premier LeagueMontego Bay United vs Humble Lion — MoBay Sports Complex 7:00 pm ISSA Western Conference boys' basketballHolland High vs Herbert Morrison — 2:30 pm  Read More



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