Regional

Prevent the harmful effects of lightning

Monday, October, 7 2019    

The Ministry of Health and Wellness is reminding the public that lightning strikes are harmful to health and are potentially fatal. Read More

Weather no problem as women rule at PAN 2019 Regional 2

Monday, October, 7 2019    

BLACK RIVER, St Elizabeth — Weather forecasts for lightning, thunder and heavy rain triggered a safety-first decision by organisers to hold the PAN 2019 Regional 2 without public participation. Read More

OUR STAR!

Monday, October, 7 2019    

Shericka Jackson, a past student of Vere Technical High School in Clarendon, was a star at the just-ended IAAF World Championships in Doha. A native of St Ann, 25-year-old Jackson ran her lifetime best of 49.47 seconds for bronze in the women's 400m. Drafted into the 4x100m relay team at short... Read More

Garvey Maceo High gets $1-m technology boost from Jamalco

Monday, October, 7 2019    

HALSE HALL, Clarendon — Students at Garvey Maceo High School are set to benefit from 10 desktop computers donated by bauxite/alumina company Jamalco. Read More

FLOW accuses unregistered green energy businesses of stealing batteries

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer writer | Thursday, October, 3 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Telecommunications provider FLOW is cautioning members of the St James business community trying to go green to avoid using uncertified contractors and companies, some of whom he accused of using stolen telecommunications equipment in their... Read More

Brown is new TFA boss

PAUL A REID Observer West Writer | Thursday, October, 3 2019    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny — Lifting the standard of the game in Trelawny, starting at the youth level, and attracting sponsorship for their various competitions will be the priorities for the newly elected executive of the Trelawny Football Association led by Marlene... Read More

JLP to stage two-man run-off in Hanover Western Sunday

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer writer | Thursday, October, 3 2019    

LUCEA, Hanover - Tempers flared among Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) delegates in Hanover Western on Sunday following a declaration by the party's General Secretary Dr Horace Chang that there was no clear winner in Sunday's potential candidate selection process as none of the four candidates... Read More

UTech targets the west

Thursday, October, 3 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The University of Technology Jamaica (UTech, Ja), staged its 2019 Open House — Western Campus at Old Hospital Park in Montego Bay on Friday, September 27. Read More

Destiny Sparta destined for stardom

ACEION CUNNINGHAM Observer West writer | Thursday, October, 3 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Montego Bay-based recording artiste, Kimberly Cuvilie, more popularly known as Destiny Sparta, is elated by the surge in popularity of Montegonian artistes and is looking to take her place among those breakout acts that have attracted local... Read More

Jamaica Observer takes students shopping

Thursday, October, 3 2019    

Two students from Montego Bay Community College got the opportunity yesterday to go shopping, courtesy of the Jamaica Observer, at two stores in the second city as part of Jamaica Observer Takes Style Out, which is being staged in major town centres across the country... Read More

PHOTO: Congratulations!

Thursday, October, 3 2019    

Adrian Rhoden (centre) of Cornwall College is the recipient of the Gerald Chambers Scholarship for the 2019-20 school year and was presented with his award at school on Monday. The award is made in honour of the late Cornwallian and chairman of the school board who passed away in 2014. Two other... Read More

'No plantation mentality!'

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter MONTEGO BAY, St James | Thursday, October, 3 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James - Noted cannabis advocate Ras Iyah V has issued a strong warning to prospective overseas investors who may have intentions of exploiting small ganja farmers to line their own pockets. Read More

Three advance in daCosta Cup

Thursday, October, 3 2019    

Frome Technical, McGrath High and Annotto Bay High are the first schools to book their spots in the second round of the ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup football competition after Saturday's rain affected round of matches. Read More

Western Sports Diary October 3-9 2019

Thursday, October, 3 2019    

TodayISSA Rural Area NetballZone AIrwin vs Green Pond — 2:15 pmHopewell vs St James — 2:15 pm Zone C Read More

Greeting 'Axeman'

Thursday, October, 3 2019    

Former WBA Flyweight Champion and Anchovy High alum Nicholas “Axeman” Walters (left) greets his former teacher, Sharon Woodstock at last Wednesday's ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup Zone A return round game against Maldon High at Anchovy. (Photo: Paul Reid) Read More



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