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Knockalva Polytechnic holds cannabis colloquium

KNOCKALVA, Hanover — Principal of Knockalva Polytechnic College in Hanover, Pauleen Reid, has described the staging of the institution's inaugural cannabis colloquium held at the college recently, as a tremendous success. Read More

Charity groups donate $400,000 to Sav Public General Hospital
The Dreams To Reality (DTR) Foundation in collaboration with Friends of Savanna-la-Mar Public General Hospital and Misty Blue Cancer Foundation, on Monday, made a donation of $400,000 to the hospital towards the purchase of medical supplies and equipment and renovations at the state-run...... Read More

Cruising with Lady Sandals
Deputy chairman of Sandals Resorts International Adam Stewart last Monday night hosted over 50 senior employees from the ATL Group of Companies from across the western region and St Ann on Chairman Gordon Stewart's luxury yacht, Lady...... Read More

Hard road ahead
TUCKER, St James — Saving Montego Bay United from relegation in the Red Stripe Premier League “will be difficult, but not impossible”, says Brazilian Luciano Traina Gama, who took over the duties on the sideline in the team's come-from-behind 3-3 draw...... Read More

PJ takes My Political Journey to the west

Thursday, February, 14 2019    

People from a wide cross section of the society turned out at the S Hotel on Jimmy Cliff Boulevard in the resort city of Montego Bay last week Wednesday (February 6) for the western Jamaica launch of former Prime Minister PJ Patterson's latest publication: 'My Political... Read More

Wadadah FC meet Faulkland FC in mid-season final of Western Confed

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, February, 14 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Defending champions Wadadah FC are to meet Faulkland FC in Sunday's mid-season final of the Jamaica Footfall Federation Western Confederation Charley's JB Rum Super League, after beating Hopewell United 2-1 in their Zone Two game played at the UDC field on... Read More


BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, February, 14 2019    

CORAL SPRING, Trelawny— Whilst welcoming the growing number of hotel rooms in his constituency, People's National Party (PNP) Member of Parliament for Trelawny Northern Victor Wright, is charging that he is not been kept in the loop by government, local municipality and investors... Read More

Sport Diary — Feburary 14

Thursday, February, 14 2019    

TODAYISSA Western Conference Girls' BasketballWilliam Knibb vs Muschett High- York Castle -1:30 pmYork Castle vs Mt Alvernia High- York Castle - 3:00 pm St James FA Sandals Resorts International Major League Read More

Herbert Morrison make good start in girls' basketball

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, February, 14 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Herbert Morrison Technical made an impressive return to the ISSA Western Conference Girls' Open basketball competition on Tuesday with a big 55-5 win over newcomers York Castle High in the opening games played at Mt Alvernia High in Montego Bay, St... Read More


Thursday, February, 14 2019    

Members of the St James Preparatory 4x100m relay team pose with a Milo Jamaica official (left) after retaining their Prep School Girls' 4x100m title at the 41st Milo Western Relays that were held at the GC Foster Sports College in Angels, St Catherine on Saturday. (Photo: Paul Reid) Read More


Thursday, February, 14 2019    

Tyrese Reid of Spot Valley High retains his Men's Open 800m title at Saturday's 41st Milo Western Relays that were held at the GC Foster Sports College in Angels, St Catherine. Reid won the race in 1:53.20 seconds and lowered the record 1:54.82 seconds he established last year at the Montego Bay... Read More

FIA stages inaugural 5K Colour Walk/Run

Thursday, February, 14 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James —Fairfield International Academy (FIA) will on Sunday stage its inaugural 5K Colour Walk/Run, starting at the Blue Diamond Shopping Centre in Ironshore, St James. Read More

Bartlett fetes Mount Airy, Broughton for outstanding performance in 2018 TVJ quiz

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, February, 14 2019    

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SSYC launches project to raise funds for homework centre

BY ACEION CUNNINGHAM Observer West writer | Thursday, February, 7 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The Salt Spring Youth for Change (SSYC) group in a joint effort with councillor for the Salt Spring Division, Sylvan Reid, recently launched the Salt Spring Community Corner League football competition, as part of a fundraising drive to erect a homework... Read More

Historic CHTA Caribbean Marketplace

Thursday, February, 7 2019    

The 2019 edition of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) Caribbean Marketplace recorded a historic staging with the addition of 36 new buyers including a Chinese delegation, marking a first for the event. Read More


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