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Business drop!

MONTEGO BAY, St James — A number of business operators across Montego Bay are offering huge discounts on merchandise as they seek to lure customers to retail stores, in the wake of the imposed state of public emergency on St James, which they say has resulted in declining sales. Read More

Bring Back the Love set for Sunset Brewery Saturday
MONTEGO BAY, St James — With the parish of St James currently under a state of public emergency due to its spiraling crime rate, the latest edition of the Bring Back the Love party series is an apt edition.... Read More

Let there be more arrests, punishment
Less than a week after American doctor and osteopathic physician Larry Nassar was sentenced to 40-175 years for decades of molesting hundreds of young women, yet another male coach – a Jamaican – has been arrested and charged with sexual assault of one of his...... Read More

St James High's empowerment seminar gets thumbs up
ROSE HALL, St James — “A life-touching experience,” that's how some students who attended a recent St James High School Grade 11 Empowerment Seminar have described the event. ... Read More

Sunscape Montego Bay rewards excellence

Thursday, February, 15 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Sunscape Montego Bay recognised over 30 employees for their sterling service at their quarterly Employees & Leader Awards Dinner held at the hotel recently. Read More

CC88 Inc presents $300k in scholarships to students at alma mater

Thursday, February, 15 2018    

Members of the CC88 (Cornwall College Class of 1988) Inc, a non-profit organisation that is incorporated in Florida and Jamaica, recently presented five scholarships valued at over $300,000 to students — based on academic merit and financial needs — during a visit to the... Read More

All set for Sugar Cane Ball

Thursday, February, 15 2018    

ROUND HILL, Hanover — The glitz and the glamour of the highly anticipated Sugar Cane Ball, a notable highlight on the social calendar, will unfold at the beautiful Round Hill Hotel this Saturday. Read More

Granville Jaguars, Catherine Hall clash in Western Conference final

Thursday, February, 15 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Defending champions Granville Jaguars and Catherine Hall All-Stars will meet this evening at the Montego Bay Cricket Club in a repeat of the last two finals of the NBL-Western Conference after both scored wins in their opening games on... Read More

Gilchrist, Ashman named MVPs in boys' basketball

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, February, 15 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Read More

Western Derby

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, February, 15 2018    

TUCKER, St James — Former champions FC Reno and Montego Bay United (MBU) will meet in what will is arguably the most important western derby in the Red Stripe Premier League game in the last four seasons when they play in a third-round game at WesPow Park on... Read More

PHOTO: Trash to bins

Thursday, February, 15 2018    

Team Members at Sandals South Coast showcase some of their entries in the resort's recent plastic bottle recycling competition. The competition, which challenged Read More

Sport Diary

Thursday, February, 15 2018    

TODAYDay Two COCAA/Digicel Western Champs-MoBay Sports Complex St James FA Sandals/ATL Division OneViolet Kickers vs Norwood FC — UDC field 3:30 pmParadise FC vs Bogue FC — Green Pond High 3:30 pm  Read More

Manchester Chamber and police strengthen bond

Monday, February, 12 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — With an aim to do more to assist the police, the Manchester Chamber of Commerce late last month officially launched a committee to support law and order in a more structured and diverse way. Read More

Praise for leaders at New Forest Primary and High School

By Alicia Sutherland Observer staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, February, 12 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Prime Minister Andrew Holness recently praised the leadership of the New Forest Primary and High School in southern Manchester for encouraging resourcefulness and innovation among boys. Read More

Jamalco to be more competitive, says new MD

Monday, February, 12 2018    

Halse Hall, Clarendon — New managing director of bauxite/alumina company Jamalco, Austin Mooney, says he is committed to making Jamalco a more competitive alumina refinery. Read More



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