North & East

Another tragedy on Spur Tree

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Saturday's tragic death of a 62-year-old woman in a motor vehicle crash has reignited concerns about the Spur Tree main road which links St Elizabeth and western Jamaica with Mandeville and points east including Jamaica's capital... Read More

NW St Ann youth parliamentarian impacting lives
SHE is only 17 years old, but already Sandrene McKenzie is displaying signs of a good politician. McKenzie, who just completed her studies at Westwood High School in Trelawny, is the youth parliamentarian for St Ann North Western.... Read More

'Sterling Contribution'
PARENTS, teachers and well-wishers who attended Prospect College graduation in St Mary last month responded with thunderous applause when it was announced that several students passed up to seven subjects in grade 10 and that the seven young men who graduated were already accepted into...... Read More

Junction road open today
The National Works Agency (NWA) says the section of the Junction road in St Mary which has been closed for rehabilitation will be opened to vehicular traffic today.... Read More

Lyssons, Boston, Winnifred beaches among 10 for upgrade

Monday, August, 6 2018    

Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett says that the Lyssons, Boston and Winnifred beaches are among 10 beaches that are being upgraded this year under the Government's beach development programme. Read More

Angella Murphy: The woman butcher

BY RENAE DIXON Observer staff reporter dixonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, August, 6 2018    

ANGELLA Murphy has been a butcher for six years.Currently, she is the only female butcher in the Port Maria Meat Market — a job she has been doing over with pride and joy. Read More

Beaches Ocho Rios starts recycling drive

Monday, August, 6 2018    

Beaches Ocho Rios has started its drive for recycling among members of staff and guests at the family resort. Read More

A queen for St Mary

Monday, August, 6 2018    

Ackera Gowie (centre), Miss Jamaica Festival Queen, is flanked by (from left) Member of Parliament for St Andrew East Rural Juliet Holness; Miss Hanover Shantae Grant, first runner-up; Miss St James, Chris Ann Douglas, second-runner up; and Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport... Read More

'JUST ANOTHER DAY'

Monday, August, 6 2018    

What does Independence Day mean to you? Read More

Upgraded Fisherman's Beach opens in Ocho Rios

Monday, August, 6 2018    

TOURISM stakeholders in Ocho Rios are beaming with pride, following the opening of a state-of-the-art fishing village. Read More

PHOTO: Environment Watch

Monday, August, 6 2018    

Red Lane Spa staff members share a photo opportunity with environmental, health and safety manager at Sandals Ochi Beach Resort Gavin Palmer (centre) after judging the Beaches Ocho Rios recycling competition held recently. (Photo: Renae Dixon) Read More

Teach the Teachers workshop under way in St Ann

Saturday, July, 28 2018    

EDUCATORS in Ocho Rios, St Ann, are learning new techniques to boost literacy rates in language arts and practising new strategies to positively motivate their students and hold them accountable. Read More

Family of boy killed by boulder gets 5-bedroom house

Monday, July, 23 2018    

THE Government has delivered on its promise to provide a house for the family of 12-year-old Raheem Davey, who died when boulders crashed into his Broadgate, St Mary, home on November 11, 2016. Read More

600 cadets being trained as first responders

BY EVERARD OWEN Observer writer editorial@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, July, 23 2018    

CADETS from across the country and some from the neighbouring Cayman Islands are currently at the College of Agriculture Science and Education (CASE) in Port Antonio, Portland undergoing training for further leadership roles and as community activists. Read More

Ocho Rios Seafood Festival organisers upbeat

Monday, July, 23 2018    

Organisers of the upcoming Ocho Rios Seafood Festival are confident the event will continue to make “further inroads” into the lucrative global gastro-tourism market. Read More



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