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Student athletes from the south-central region were outstanding as Jamaica again outclassed the Caribbean region at track and field’s junior level, topping the Carifta Games medal table for the 33rd year in a row. Jamaica won 86 medals for the third-straight year, finishing with... Read More

Manchester High making strides in foreign language education
MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Head of the Modern Languages Department at the Manchester High School, Petrena Ledgister, says that learning a foreign language can reap rich rewards, both on a personal and professional levels.... Read More

JTA pays homage to history at Mizpah Primary
MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Members of the teachers’ union, Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA), gathered in their numbers at the Mizpah Primary School in Walderston, northern Manchester, earlier this month for their Founders Day ceremony.... Read More

Major road rehabilitation in south Clarendon
May Pen, Clarendon — A total of $350 million is being spent on major road rehabilitation in southern Clarendon.The National Works Agency (NWA) is reporting that $200 million is being spent on the roadway from Lancelot Hall...... Read More

Certification upgrade for 128 basic school teachers

Sunday, April, 23 2017   

May Pen, Clarendon — One hundred and twenty-eight early childhood practitioners from Clarendon and Manchester recently completed a year-long teacher certification course through the Advancing Childhood Education Programme (ACEP). Read More

Men Who Cook set for April 30

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Observer staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, April, 23 2017   

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Establishing a pathology lab for the Southern Health Region, which serves public hospitals and clinics in Manchester, St Elizabeth and Clarendon is high on the agenda of the Lions Club of Mandeville. Read More

Scotiabank’s cocktails and conversations

Sunday, April, 23 2017   

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Scotiabank took time out on March 16 to treat "premium banking" clients here to an intimate evening with members of the division. Read More

Slow down!

Sunday, April, 23 2017   

Santa Cruz, St Elizabeth — Local police are expressing extreme concern at an upsurge in fatal and other serious motor vehicle crashes on the main road from Santa Cruz to Lacovia since it was resurfaced a few months ago. Read More

Sutherland Global named Business of the Year

Sunday, April, 23 2017   

MANDEVILLE, Manchester - Still a relatively new business in the parish, business process outsourcing (BPO) company Sutherland Global Services took top spot at this month’s Manchester Chamber of Commerce (MCC) Business Awards function. Read More

Accused extortionist pleads guilty

Thursday, April, 6 2017   

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Twenty-four-year-old Careba Salmon, one of the accused in an extortion racket targeting business operators here, pleaded guilty on Wednesday and is to be sentenced on April 21. Read More

Judge says death threat in extortion letters serious; denies accused bail again

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Observer staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, April, 2 2017   

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Edwin ready

By PAUL A REID Observer Central writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, March, 27 2017   

Frankfield, Clarendon — The battle for the boys title at the Inter-Secondary School Sports Association/GraceKennedy Boys’ & Girls’ Athletics Championships could come down to the wire. Read More

PHOTO: Proud Jamaican

Monday, March, 27 2017   

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STETHS to host Manchester High in ISSA/Grace Headley Cup final

Monday, March, 27 2017   

SANTA CRUZ, ST Elizabeth — Schoolboy cricket powerhouse St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) will be challenged by Manchester High in the all-rural ISSA/Grace Headley Cup final set for April 6 at STETHS. Read More

For your diary

Monday, March, 27 2017   

Monday, March 27Sutherland Global Community Centre Graduation and Prize Giving CeremonyMicrosoft Digital Literacy Certificate ProgrammeMandeville Baptist Church, Manchester — 11:00amJuici Patties Luncheon Read More



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