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Special Economic Zone operators urged to adhere to regulations

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Entities within the country's Special Economic Zones (SEZs) are being urged to adhere to the regulations governing their operations. Read More

Cedric Titus High School's North America alumni honour former principal
NEW JERSEY, USA — They journeyed from as far as Australia, England, Jamaica and Bermuda to join other alumni gathered in New Jersey for the 10th Annual Valentine's Day Gala recently organised by the North America Chapter of the Cedric Titus Old...... Read More

Westmoreland residents trained for dengue fight
SAVANNA-LA-MAR, Westmoreland — Twenty-two Westmoreland residents were recently certified in vector aide management, insect screen and mesh cover construction, and small business management after participating in a two-month-long training initiative which formed part of the...... Read More

Angelee Powell heeds the call of designing, creating
MONTEGO BAY, St James — A love for sewing from the tender age of eight, a developing sense of style and wanting to look different, followed by frustration in later years, have led Angelee Powell to heed the call of designing and creating.... Read More

BritJam Spring Break Festival kicks off March 11

Thursday, February, 27 2020    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The 10th anniversary edition of BritJam Spring Break Festival will unfold from Wednesday, March 11 to Sunday, March 15, with five parties featuring top DJs and live performances by some of Jamaica's hottest dancehall acts. Read More

Western Sport Diary — February 27

Thursday, February, 27 2020    

TODAYSt James FA/Sandals Resorts International Major LeagueClub Ville FC vs Cambridge FC @ UDC field - 3:00 pmMelbourne Mind Games vs Violet Kickers @ UDC field - 3:00 pmFRIDAYSt James FA/Sandals... Read More

PHOTO: No Basket!

Thursday, February, 27 2020    

Herbert Morrison's Rhyheem Barrett (second right) blocks Kingston College's Kristopher Campbell's path to the basket in Friday's ISSA Under-19 boys' national basketball national play-off game at Herbert Morrison. The Western champions won the game 59-54 to stay in the race for a place in... Read More

Looking Ahead

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, February, 27 2020    

MONTEGO BAY, St Jame — Newly crowned Jamaica Football Federation Western Confederation/Charley's JB Rum Super League end-of-round champions Falmouth United and beaten finalist FC Reno are looking ahead after Sunday's play-offs at Jarrett Park. Read More

Artistes Against Crime

Thursday, February, 27 2020    

Reggae artiste Benjy Myaz performs at the Entertainers Against Crime and Violence concert at Montego Bay Sports Complex in Catherine Hall on Sunday. Read More

'Sardine' beaten

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, February, 27 2020    

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PHOTO: Record jump!

Thursday, February, 27 2020    

Herbert Morrison's Daniela Anglin clears the high jump bar at 1.75m to set a new record in the Class 1 girls' high jump, on the girls' elimination day of the recent COCAA Western Championship held at Rusea's High in Hanover. (Photo: Paul Reid). Read More

Cambridge eye second place spot in St James FA Major League

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, February, 27 2020    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Promoted Cambridge FC could move into second place in Zone Two of the St James Football Association/ Sandals Resorts International Major League today when they take on Club Ville in a Zone One game at the UDC field, set to start at... Read More

Norwood Strikers seek to return to winning ways in St James FA Div One

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, February, 27 2020    

 MONTEGO BAY, St James —Norwood Strikers will seek to return to winning ways in the St James Football Association/Sandals Resorts International Division One when they take on Seba FC at the UDC field tomorrow, set to start at 3:00pm. Read More

Ninety-year-old vendor at Charles Gordon Market has no plans to retire

BY ALAN LEWIN Observer West writer | Thursday, February, 20 2020    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Ninety-year-old Claremont, Hanover native Essie Willocks, the oldest vendor at the Charles Gordon Market in Montego Bay, has no plans to stop plying her wares at the facility soon. Read More

Death trap?

BY MARK CUMMINGS Editor-at-Large cummingsm@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, February, 20 2020    

HAGUE, Trelawny — The Trelawny Police Traffic Department is to increase patrols in sections of the parish, particularly on the section of the Northern Coastal Highway between the Hague turn-off and the traffic signals at the road leading to Daniel Town where there have been two... Read More



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