Regional

PNP selects priority constituencies, says new Region Six chairman

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer writer editorial@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, August, 28 2018    

SAVANNA-LA-MAR, Westmoreland — Former vice-chair of the People's National Party (PNP) Region Six Donald Colomathi is the new region chairman following a selection process in Westmoreland on Sunday. Read More

Suspected reprisal shooting in Manchester

Tuesday, August, 28 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Police in Manchester say they are treating a shooting incident in the parish on Sunday as a reprisal for the stabbing death of a man last Monday night. Read More

Want a job at JISCo Alpart?

Monday, August, 27 2018    

Nain, St Elizabeth — As Jiquan Iron and Steel Company, (JISCo), Chinese owners of the Alpart alumina refinery gears into expansion mode, there are increasing calls for appropriate training which will allow locals to fill job openings. Read More

At last!

Monday, August, 27 2018    

Malvern, St Elizabeth — It has taken many years of lobbying and pleading but finally the St Alban's Primary School and Infant School in Stanmore, St Elizabeth, is within 'touching' distance of modern, flush toilets for its students. Read More

Fixing the drains

Monday, August, 27 2018    

A drain improvement project aimed at minimising flooding in the Mandeville business centre has been taking place over recent days. Flooding in Mandeville has been a major problem during rain - caused by inadequate drainage, experts say. Photo shows drain upgrading work on Ward Avenue last week. Read More

A royal treat

Monday, August, 27 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Reigning Miss Universe Jamaica Central Jessica Jeffrey earlier this month took time out to provide back-to-school assistance to students. Read More

Eleven injured in Winston Jones Highway crash

Monday, August, 27 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — The Manchester Police say that a two-vehicle collision on the Winston Jones Highway after 8:00 am on Wednesday, August 22, resulted in the injury of 11 people. Read More

For Your Diary

Monday, August, 27 2018    

1) Tuesday, August 28Australia in the CaribbeanDirect Aid Program Outreach WorkshopCatholic College of MandevilleConference RoomWilliamsfieldManchester — 3:00 pm 2) Sunday, September 2 Read More

Pace like fire!

Monday, August, 27 2018    

Fast bowler Oshane Thomas has been a big hit for the Jamaica Tallawahs in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) thus far this season, impressing cricket watchers with his extreme pace. Read More

Dental students provide free care for infirmary residents

Friday, August, 24 2018    

MAYOR of Falmouth and chairman of the Trelawny Municipal Corporation Colin Gager,has welcomed support from the College of Oral Health Sciences, University of Technology, Jamaica to the Trelawny Infirmary. Read More

'Daddy Stone' hailed as cornerstone of Sandals Resorts International

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, August, 23 2018    

ALBION, St James — Robert Edward Stone, popularly called Daddy Stone, Sandals Resorts International (SRI's) first team member, was hailed for his outstanding contribution to SRI's luxury resorts during a thanksgiving service held for the late steward at the Hillview Baptist Church... Read More

Hotelier Dennis Morgan in NCU Product Sample awardee

Thursday, August, 23 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Hotelier, businessman, developer and philanthropist Dennis Owen Morgan, OD, is the 2018 recipient of the Northern Caribbean University (NCU) Product Sample Award. Read More

Sandals, SDC host successful back-to-school treat and health fair

Thursday, August, 23 2018    

LOTTERY, St James — Scores of children from Lottery and surrounding communities in St James, were the beneficiaries of school supplies at the Sandals/SDC Back-to-School Treat and Health Fair held at the Lottery Primary School recently. Read More

Junior History' falls on bad times

BY ALAN LEWIN Observer West writer | Thursday, August, 23 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James —During the 1980's and up to the year 2000, the duo of Cat Paw and Junior History were household names in Montego Bay, as the two provided top-class entertainment across the resort city. Read More

'Daylight All-Inclusive Breakfast Party 'for Mangos Resort

Thursday, August, 23 2018    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny — The lure of breakfast parties continues to grow with the second staging of Daylight All-inclusive Breakfast Party dubbed as the 'Farewell Summer Edition'. This latest addition is set for this Sunday at Mangos Resort in Falmouth, Trelawny. Read More



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