'Home remedy'

A St Mary woman who was convinced that three of her family members contracted the dengue virus took matters into her own hands, administering “home remedy” which she claimed has cured them. Read More

Charles Town Primary student tops SDC public speaking competition
Ariana Bryan of Charles Town Primary School was last Tuesday crowned parish Champion in the Portland Social Development Commission (SDC) Junior Public Speaking Competition.The competition was held at SDC's office in Port Antonio.... Read More

Making a difference
PORUS, Manchester — Porus Primary School Parenting Club in Manchester, a grass roots community self-help project, was started 19 years ago by two school teachers and a Roman Catholic sister.... Read More

St Elizabeth hosts disabilities events today and tomorrow
NAIN, St Elizabeth — Help group, Nathan Ebanks Foundation will be seeking to make a big difference for children with disabilities during events at JISCo Alpart Sports Club here today and tomorrow.... Read More

Pride and joy!

Monday, December, 2 2019    

BB Coke High School brought jubilation to Junction in south-east St Elizabeth on Saturday, after beating Clarendon-based Garvey Maceo High 4-2 on penalties to take the Ben Francis Cup knockout title for rural high schools. It's the first football title for BB Coke High. Prior to the penalty... Read More


Monday, December, 2 2019    

Clarendon College's Earl Simpson (second right) celebrates with his teammates after scoring the opening goal in Saturday's ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup finals against Dinthill Technical at Montego Bay Sports Complex. Clarendon College won the game 3-0 to retain their title and their ninth hold on the... Read More

For Your Diary

Monday, December, 2 2019    

Tuesday, December 3, 2019Nathan Ebanks Foundation Family Expo & Special Needs Resource Fair @ Alpart Sports Club, Nain, St ElizabethSaturday, December 7, 2019: Read More


BY GARFIELD MYERS Editor-at-large South/Central Bureau | Monday, December, 2 2019    

NAIN, St Elizabeth — Member of Parliament for St Elizabeth South Eastern, Frank Witter says the immediate situation is temporary. Read More

Justice minister wants new courthouse for Manchester in 18 months

BY KASEY WILLIAMS Observer writer editorial@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, November, 21 2019    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Justice Minister Delroy Chuck says he wants to see a new courthouse built for Mandeville within the next 18 months. Read More

The joys of art!

Monday, November, 18 2019    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Organisers are expressing satisfaction with the 28th Mandeville Art Fair staged recently over three days at the St John Bosco Auditorium in Hatfield, west of here. Read More


Monday, November, 18 2019    

Manchester recently honoured two of its valiant sons — Stanley Francis, 98, and Aston Senior, 95, two living survivors of World War II, which ended 74 years ago. It was Remembrance Sunday, November 10 — a day before the November 11 official commemoration of Armistice Day,... Read More

Food safety training for Chinese employers and their workers

Monday, November, 18 2019    

MAY PEN, Clarendon — Local health authorities say a training programme has influenced significant improvements in food safety compliance among Chinese nationals who operate businesses in this south-central parish. Read More


Monday, November, 18 2019    

Northern Caribbean University (NCU) recently presented certificates to students at its annual Honours Convocation where 783 students were given awards. In this photo, President Lincoln Edwards (left) presents a certificate to top student Arton Wedderburn who emerged as the student with the... Read More

Clarendon Rule!

Monday, November, 18 2019    

Defending daCosta Cup and Olivier Shield champions Clarendon College reached the final of the ISSA Champions Cup final on Saturday cruising past Cornwall College 3-0 in their semi-final game at the National Stadium in Kingston. Rodrick Granville scored for Clarendon... Read More

BB Coke celebrate good times

Monday, November, 18 2019    

JUNCTION, St Elizabeth — BB Coke High were dismissed by many as a “Cinderella team” back in September at the start of the 2019 schoolboy season. Read More


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