North & East

'I hope he will never die'

Family and friends gathered at Dalvey Primary School, in St Thomas, to celebrate with centenarian Albert George 'Mass Cappy' Lynch. Read More

PAN 2019 Regional 1 set for Folly Oval
Twenty pan chicken vendors from North and Eastern parishes will be among 35 competing in PAN 2019 Regional 1 at Folly Oval in Portland, which kicks off the annual series this Saturday.... Read More

$1.5 million in scholarship for St Mary students
Six St Mary students pursuing tertiary education in the upcoming academic year will benefit from scholarships amounting to $1.5 million from the Sydney A Phillips Scholarship Trust Fund.... Read More

BMX riding and skate park coming to Boston
A new BMX riding and skatepark is set to open next month in Boston, Portland, the first of its kind in the eastern end of the island, organiser and former professional BMX rider Darryl Munroe has said. ... Read More

Blind cop rises

BY EVERARD OWEN Observer writer | Monday, August, 19 2019    

WHEN Rohan Brown met in a motor vehicle accident in 1995, life as he knew it would change.The injuries he sustained, at the time, were minor with occasional headaches. Read More

Drummer Nelson Miller sent home in musical style

BY EVERAD OWEN Observer correspondent | Monday, August, 5 2019    

Port Antonio — Music was always a big part of the life Nelson Beaverbrook Miller and fittingly paid a major part in his final send-off at the Port Antonio Baptist Church recently. Read More

NATURAL BEAUTY - THE BLUE LAGOON

BY SHANAE STEWART Observer staff reporter stewarts@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, August, 5 2019    

Marvin Oldacre, better known as Captain Marvin has been working at the Blue Lagoon in Portland for 27 years and has made a livelihood there. Read More

Sandals butlers inducted into Guild of Professional English Butlers

Monday, August, 5 2019    

Ninety-two butlers from Sandals Royal Plantation and Sandals Ochi Beach Resort were recently presented with their certificates and pins signifying their induction to the Guild of Professional English Butlers following a five-day training session at Sandals Ochi. Read More

David Lane mourns slain teacher

BY SHANAE STEWART Observer staff reporter stewarts@jamaicaobserver.con | Monday, August, 5 2019    

The police have arrested the main suspect in last Tuesday's killing of schoolteacher Latoya Hill in David Lane, Portland, but that has not eased the pain for the family and friends who are continuing to mourn. Read More

'Sisterhood of a Second Chance'

Monday, August, 5 2019    

Scores of teenage mothers are now back in the formal school system, or doing skills training through the support of the Port Antonio and Highgate women's centres. Read More

PHOTO: WATER SEARCH

Monday, August, 5 2019    

Desperate for water “Calvin” set off in search of the precious commodity in Portland last week with his donkey “Rude Boy” to carry the load.  Read More

We were losing

BY KIMONE FRANCIS Senior staff reporter francisk@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, July, 22 2019    

Chief executive officer (CEO) of Seprod Limited, Richard Pandohie says the company has paid out $55 million in redundancy packages to workers at Golden Grove Sugar Factory in Duckenfield, St Thomas. Read More

VIDEO: We can't eat

BY KIMONE FRANCIS Senior staff reporter francisk@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, July, 22 2019    

THERE is growing tension among residents in Duckenfield, St Thomas, following the decision to close the Seprod-controlled Golden Grove Sugar Factory later this week. Read More

An Evening of Excellence with Port Antonio Theatre Group

Monday, July, 22 2019    

The Port Antonio Theatre Group last Saturday hosted its 13th Evening of Excellence at Linnette Williams Multi-Purpose Hall in Port Antonio, Portland.The function featured speech, dance, and drama productions. Read More

VIDEO: 'We are suffering'

BY SHANAE STEWART Observer staff reporter stewarts@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, July, 22 2019    

Three years after the official opening of the Caymanas to Mammee Bay leg of the north-south stretch of Highway 2000, craft vendors in Fern Gully, St Ann are still reeling from its effects. Read More



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