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Charles Jr sees bright future for Build Expo

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Minister without portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Pearnel Charles Jr, believes that in a few years, the Dwight Crawford-chaired Build Expo will become an international forum. Read More

Sudbury All-Age gets early back-to-school gifts
ORANGE, St James – With the recent donation of some 260 new durable backpacks, parents whose children attend Sudbury All-Age School in rural St James have one less item to worry about when they turn their attention to the new academic year, which begins in September.... Read More

Beauty expo gets underway tomorrow
ROSE HALL, St James — The second annual staging of one of the Caribbean's largest tradeshow on beauty and wellness, Jamaica International Beauty Expo (JIBE), being presented by Fontana Pharmacy, gets underway this weekend at the Montego Bay Convention Centre in...... Read More

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The west backs Byles as BOJ governor

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, June, 20 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Richard Byles' recent appointment as the next governor of the Bank of Jamaica has been met with a strong stamp of approval from members of the business community in western Jamaica. Read More

Lilliput residents to access Adventist health fair

Thursday, June, 20 2019    

LILLIPUT, St James — Residents of Lilliput and adjoining communities are to benefit from a free health fair on Sunday, July 7. Read More

PHOTO: Washing little hands

Thursday, June, 20 2019    

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Something is wrong in Hanover — Samuda

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer writer | Thursday, June, 20 2019    

MONTEGO BAY St James - Minister with responsibility for Education, Youth and Information Karl Samuda says “something is wrong in Hanover”, after it was revealed that in the ministry's Region Four, the parish performed dismally in the core subject areas of English and... Read More

Police intensify probe into

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer writer | Thursday, June, 20 2019    

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Warriors seek revenge in WBA Elite League

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, June, 20 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Montego Bay Boys Club Warriors will be eager to make amends after their surprise one point (65-66) loss to Sav-Elite Titans on Saturday when they meet in Game Two of their Western Basketball Association Elite League quarter-final best of three series today at the... Read More

Anniversary clean-up

Thursday, June, 20 2019    

To mark World Ocean's Day, June 8, tour company Island Routes partnered with Sandals Foundation and the three Sandals resorts in Montego Bay for a beach clean-up project at Fisherman's Beach in the St James capital, collecting 470.5 lbs of solid waste and an additional 245 lbs of plastic. The... Read More

'It doesn't help'

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, June, 20 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — NATIONAL Security Minister Dr Horace Chang has warned the police that the indiscriminate application of deadly force is an unacceptable practice, which furthermore does not curb crime. Read More

Divas treat Jazz on the Dock fans

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, June, 20 2019    

ROCK, Trelawny A feast of classical music was served by six divas during the inaugural staging of Jazz on the Dock, staged by Lilly Productions, in honour of fathers at Glistening Waters here on Father's Day. Read More

Municipal corporations in the west preparing for hurricane season

Thursday, June, 20 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Municipal corporations in western Jamaica are fast-tracking preparations for the 2019 hurricane season, which began on June 1 and ends on November 30. Read More

Showdown!

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, June, 20 2019    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny — Unbeaten Duanvale FC and red-hot Coopers Pen FC will meet in Sunday's final of the Trelawny Football Association Major League at Elleston Wakeland Centre in Falmouth, following the completion of the semi-finals last... Read More



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