A silver lining

BY GARFIELD MYERS Editor-at-Large South/Central Bureau | Sunday, September, 30 2018    

HOLLAND, St Elizabeth — There have been significant job losses at Holland Estate as a result of J Wray and Nephew Ltd's decision to cut sugar cane operations there, but according to St Elizabeth North Western Member of Parliament JC Hutchinson, there is a “silver... Read More

MoBay City Run nears $20 million scholarship target

Thursday, September, 27 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The organisers of the annual MoBay City Run has this year awarded scholarships valued at $4.5 million to students of some secondary and tertiary institutions in the city of Montego Bay, bringing its total education assistance from the event to $19.5 million... Read More

Chuck cites need for more JPs in Trelawny

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, September, 27 2018    

COOPERS PEN, Trelawny — Justice Minister Delroy Chuck is citing the need for the number of justices of the peace (JPs) in the parish of Trelawny to be doubled by the end of next year. Read More

Sandals executives serve up smiles at team members' breakfast

Thursday, September, 27 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — It was an especially happy morning for team members at the Sandals Resorts International headquarters on Tuesday last as they were treated to a special breakfast served to them by some of the the company's top executives. Read More

JAPEX takes centre stage

Thursday, September, 27 2018    

ROSE HALL, St James — The 27th staging of the Jamaica Product Exchange (JAPEX), which ended at the Montego Bay Convention Centre in Rose Hall on Tuesday, welcomed several players in the island's tourism industry. Read More

Out front

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, September, 27 2018    

CLARK'S TOWN, Trelawny — Cedric Titus High and Little London, leaders in their respective zones, are hoping to at least maintain their positions today when they kick off their return- round games in the ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup football competition. Read More

All set for 'Tightlines' at Doctor's Cave Beach

BY ACEION CUNNINGHAM Observer West writer | Thursday, September, 27 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Partygoers in Montego Bay are expected to turn out in their numbers for one of the city's most anticipated event, 'Tightlines, Marlin Boat Raft-Up and Beach Party' which forms part of the annual Montego Bay Yacht Club International Marlin... Read More

Sport Diary — September 27

Thursday, September, 27 2018    

September 27 - October 3TODAYISSA Rural Area netballZone BSt James High vs Holland High - St James High - 2:15 pmHerbert Morrison vs William Knibb - Herbert Morrison -2:15 pm  Read More

Hopewell High hoping for third win

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, September, 27 2018    

KENILWORTH, Hanover —Hopewell High seek to equal their best-ever performance in a season when they host winless Merlene Ottey High in an ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup Zone B return round game today at the Kenilworth Heart Academy in Hanover. Read More

Jah Wayne upbeat about Don't Wait

Thursday, September, 27 2018    

NEGRIL, Westmoreland — Negril-based producer Dwayne 'Jah Wayne' Bacchas has been busy in the studio building beats and expanding the production arm of the business. Read More

Martin ends Blagrove's CUMI Come Run 10K winning streak

Thursday, September, 27 2018    

SANDY BAY, Hanover —When the dust settled after the 10th annual CUMI Come Run last Saturday, a new 10K female champion was crowned. Read More

'Bring it on' Calls for sustainable crime reduction

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, September, 27 2018    

SAVANNA-LA-MAR, Westmoreland — The cries of residents from Westmoreland are getting louder for a sustainable crime-reduction strategy to be implemented in an effort to stem the worrying crime problem across the parish. Read More

Mount Pleasant target MBU for third straight win in RSPL

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, September, 27 2018    

CATHERINE HALL, St James — Newly promoted Mt Pleasant Football Academy, fresh from back-to-back wins in the Red Stripe Premier League season are set and ready to make their first appearance at this level in Montego Bay when they take on former champions Montego Bay United (MBU) at... Read More

Tourist arrivals continue to grow

Tuesday, September, 25 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The Ministry of Tourism is reporting increased tourist arrivals and earnings up to August of this year. Read More

Coastal Cleanup

Monday, September, 24 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — International Coastal Cleanup Day is recognised on the third Saturday in September each year. Read More


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