JetBlue, Sandals Foundation partner to give Eltham Community Centre facelift

THE Eltham Community Centre received a much-needed facelift recently after the Sandals Foundation partnered with JetBlue on the airline's 'JetBlue For Good' initiative to refurbish the facility. Read More

Weeping policeman
A policeman was left in tears after failing to thwart a series of robberies that occurred in Claremont, St Ann, over the past three weeks.The cop was left incapacitated at the Claremont Police Station, where there is no service vehicle.... Read More

Does the National Animal ID and Traceability System work?
CATTLE operations manager at International Poultry Breeders in St Ann, Norman Williams, is suggesting that the Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) conduct a more forceful public education campaign on the National Animal Identification and Traceability System...... Read More

Thieves rob St Ann farmer of cattle worth over $1m
A St Ann cattle farmer has lost over $1 million in livestock due theft over the past three months.... Read More

150 children treated on Carnival Sensation

Monday, December, 11 2017    

IT was a day of fun and entertainment for 150 St Ann children who were given an early Christmas treat on Fantasy-class cruise ship, Carnival Sensation. Read More

Portland's top teacher

Monday, December, 11 2017    

Portland's top teacherLASCO/ Ministry of Education, Youth and Information 2016-17 Teacher of the Year first runner-up Heavon Brown (centre), of Port Antonio High School, is flanked by his vice-principal Jacqueline Campbell (left), and grade 12 student Anray Labeach at the awards luncheon at the... Read More


Monday, December, 11 2017    

ICWI's Vice-President of Finance Sandra Johnson (centre — back row),Personnel Manager Rosemarie Wilks (center — second row), manager ofICWI Brown's Town Branch Sandra Touzalin Butler (third left — first row)and IT Programmer Hartley Fisher (right — first row) pause for a... Read More

Over $250,000 in scholarships for Brown's Town students

Monday, December, 11 2017    

EIGHTEEN students from schools in the Brown's Town, St Ann, area were recipients of scholarships from ICWI Group Foundation after emerging top three winners for their respective schools in the foundation's essay competition. Read More

Flagship innovators

Sunday, December, 10 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — At Sandals Montego Bay, approximately 20 young team members comprising line staff, supervisors and assistant managers, are on a game-changing mission as they make their contribution to the development of not just the Sandals flagship resort, but the company... Read More

Brown's Town High reports success, aims to improve public image

BY RENAE DIXON Staff reporter | Sunday, December, 10 2017    

THERE is a negative perception among many persons about the Brown's Town High School in St Ann. Read More

Two guards shot dead, another injured

BY RENAE DIXON Observer staff reporter | Saturday, December, 9 2017    

ANNOTTO BAY, St Mary — This rural town was very busy when the Jamaica Observer visited yesterday, which was expected as it was a regular day for shopping, more so with Christmas approaching. Read More

Legendary Live gets great reception

Saturday, December, 9 2017    

MONTEGO Bay's 876 Legends Sports Lounge has up the ante with the introduction of Legendary Live Show which got off to a superb start on Saturday, November 24. Read More

St James gangsters targeting women — police

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, December, 7 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James - The St James police are attributing the recent spike in the murder of females in the parish largely to their link with gangsters. Read More

Rosh Marketing adds more wines for Christmas

Thursday, December, 7 2017    

Western-based distribution company Rosh Marketing invited guests from across the business sector in Montego Bay to experience the Duc de Paris and Cavalier Rosť Sec, the latest additions to their line of French sparkling wines. Read More

MBCC honour Jimmy Cliff, Russel Hammond, Hugh Shim

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, December, 7 2017    

ROSE HALL, St James — Veteran reggae ambassador, Dr James Chambers, more popularly known as Jimmy Cliff, was among three people conferred with Honorary Fellowship of the Montego Bay Community College (MBCC) during Sunday's graduation exercise for... Read More


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