New $200-m Hope Health Centre up and running

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Hundreds of residents from across western Jamaica are now benefiting from improved medical care following the recent opening of a new two-storey building which houses the Hope Health Centre, which was constructed at a cost of $200 million by the Good... Read More

Brazen attack by knife-wielding women
MONTEGO BAY, St James — Press Association of Jamaica (PAJ) award-winning western-based journalist Alan Lewin is overwhelmed by the strong outpouring of love and support he received while in the Falmouth Public General Hospital in Trelawny recently. ... Read More

NEGRIL, Westmoreland — Come the start of the 2019 track and field season, there could be a new running surface at the Montego Bay Sports Complex in St James.... Read More

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MoBay's Finest unearthing new talents

Thursday, June, 14 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The second staging in the series MoBay's Finest brought out young and upcoming talents from Montego Bay, delivering songs across various genres to an appreciative audience inside Music Lounge two Saturdays ago. Read More


Thursday, June, 14 2018    

ORANGE, St James — Cambridge Primary and St Mary's Prep were crowned champions of the Scotiabank St James Primary and Prep s chools c ricket competition on Monday, after beating Catherine Hall Primary and St... Read More

'Give unto MoBay its due'

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, June, 14 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — President of the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MBCCI) Winston Lawson has called on Government to expedite planned projects for the tourist resort city, which, he said, has been making a sterling contribution to the national... Read More

Build Expo attracts scores of exhibitors, patrons

Thursday, June, 14 2018    

The second staging of the annual Build Expo & Conference attracted several exhibitors and hundreds of patrons at the Montego Bay Convention Centre in Rose Hall, St James, from June 8-11. Read More

Hopewell Chargers move on

Thursday, June, 14 2018    

LUCEA, Hanover — Hopewell Chargers moved into the second round of the Hanover Football Association's Island Lux Beach Park/Negril & Ian Hayles Western Hanover CDF Hanover FA Knock-out Competition on Monday after beating Mt Pelier DC 7-6 in sudden— death... Read More

Sport Diary — June 12-18

Thursday, June, 14 2018    

TODAY JUNE 12Western Basketball Association EBLGranville Jaguars vs Cricket Club Knights— MBCC — 6:15 pmLucea Flames vs Inner-city Avalanche— MBCC — 8:00 pm  Read More

Painted set to transform Negril into 'Land of Imaginations'

Thursday, June, 14 2018    

NEGRIL, Westmoreland — Plans are in high gear for the eight staging of Painted, one of the most anticipated events in the resort town of Negril, which is set to unfold at Cayenne Beach on June 30. Read More

PHOTO: Big Buss winner

Thursday, June, 14 2018    

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Dolla Financial Services signs up for inaugural, Jamaica International Beauty Expo

Thursday, June, 14 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Organisers of the inaugural Jamaica International Beauty Expo (JIBE) has signed Dolla Financial Services as the 'presenting sponsor' of the event, which being promoted as the ultimate convergence of stakeholders in the beauty and wellness industry. JIBE is... Read More

Mobile Reserve West to be established in MoBay

Thursday, June, 14 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — In an effort to increase security presence in western Jamaica, the g overnment will be setting-up a permanent branch of the Jamaica Constabulary Force's Mobile Reserve unit in Montego Bay. Read More


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