Sport Diary — February 7

Thursday, February, 7 2019    

TODAY, February 7ISSA National boys' basketball play-offsU-16- Herbert Morrison vs STETHS – Cricket Club - 2:00 pmU-19- Herbert Morrison vs Knox – Cricket Club - 3:30 pm FRIDAY, February 8 Read More

Pressure Check

Thursday, February, 7 2019    

Registered nurse Carmen Spence-Richards (right) checks the pressure of a resident of St James who was among the over 270 who benefitted from Mission Project 2019 Expo at Sam Sharpe Square in Montego Bay last Saturday. The expo was organised by the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Read More

'Fix them up'

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer writer | Thursday, February, 7 2019    

CAMBRIDGE, St James — Mayor of Montego Bay Councillor Homer Davis is calling on the Jamaica Railway Corporation (JRC) to rehabilitate a number of unsightly derelict buildings in St James, which are owned by the corporation. Read More


BY KIMONE FRANCIS Observer staff reporter | Monday, February, 4 2019    

DIANA Raffington was weak, but the lives of her two children were more important than hers. The 51-year-old Portland woman, wounded and confused about the situation she found herself in, could only urge her 11-year-old son to “run”. Read More

Deer hunting?

BY SHANAE STEWART Observer staff reporter | Monday, February, 4 2019    

REPORTS of a proposal from United States (US) hunters seeking permission to pursue the white-tailed deer in Portland have received mixed reviews by farmers and residents, some directly affected by the animals. Read More

Ocho Rios orchid show for February 10

Monday, February, 4 2019    

CHARITY group Ocho Rios Orchid Society is set to host its annual show on February 10, at Grizzlys Plantation Cove in Priory, St Ann. Read More

'We are devastated'

BY KIMONE FRANCIS AND EVERARD OWEN Observer reporters | Monday, February, 4 2019    

FAMILY members have been left “devastated” by the brutal killing of People's National Party (PNP) Member of Parliament Dr Lynvale Bloomfield, the second resident murdered in Portland since the start of the year. Read More

Jitters in some quarters as St James SOE ends today

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, January, 31 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — There is cautious optimism among stakeholders in St James that the crime situation will not return to where it was prior to the implementation of the State of Public Emergency (SOE) in the parish on Thursday, January 18, last year. Read More

Fun-filled We Inspire Brunch staged at Holiday Inn

Thursday, January, 31 2019    

It was a sea of orange-clad women sharing laughter, tears, inspiration and fun inside the Rose Hall Ballroom at Holiday Inn Resort in St James for the second staging of We Inspire Women Brunch - Montego Bay last Sunday. Read More

'Not True'

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, January, 31 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James - Agriculture Minister Audley Shaw has refuted claims by head of the Westmoreland Hemp and Ganja Farmers' Association, Ras Iyah V, that members of his association are yet to receive an communication from his ministry about arrangements for the commencement of a... Read More

Despite deadly crash, 'Thrill' still on

BY MARK CUMMINGS Editor-at-Large | Thursday, January, 31 2019    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny — Despite the death of a member of the organising committee in a motor vehicle collision last week, promoters of the event “Thrill” say they are still going ahead with the much-anticipated show, set for Burwood Beach in Trelawny on Sunday, February... Read More

Taking Shape

Thursday, January, 31 2019    

The Jamaica Observer West roving photographer Philp Lemonte captured the controversial Montego Bay welcome sign, which is being constructed in close proximity to the Sangster International Airport, earlier this week. Read More

Hanging With Davido

Thursday, January, 31 2019    

Nigerian Afrobeat superstar Davido (right) shares a photo op with Tmack (left) from e6 records and Rhoan “DJ Face” Woolery, CEO, BritJam, during a cruise on an Island Routes catamaran in Montego Bay recently. Davido and Dancehall artiste Popcaan are currently promoting their single... Read More

Wadadah face Falmouth FC in Western Confed

PAUL A REID Observer West Writer | Thursday, January, 31 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Defending champions Wadadah FC host second- placed Falmouth United in a second round Jamaica Football Federation Western Confederation/Charley's JB Rum Super League Zone Two game at the UDC field on Sunday (February 3) as the race for places in the... Read More

Title on the line

Thursday, January, 31 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James - Herbert Morrison Technical Under-19 team are to start the defence of their national ISSA Boys' basketball title tomorrow when they host St George's College in the second game of a quarter-final double - header at the Montego Bay Cricket Club in St... Read More


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