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'It's a New Day' set for MoBay on Sunday

Thursday, January, 24 2019    

ROSE HALL, St James — We Inspire Ltd Ja is set to host the second staging of its widely popular We Inspire Women's Brunch on Sunday, January 27, at the Holiday Inn Resort in Rose Hall, St James. Read More

Plans in high gear for sixth staging of MoBay's chamber FFAD

Thursday, January, 24 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Plans are in high gear for the sixth staging of the annual Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and Industry Food, Fashion, Art and Dance (FFAD) event, scheduled for Saturday, February 2, at Shoppes at Rose Hall in St James. Read More

VIP Attractions stages two-day workshop for airport employees

Thursday, January, 24 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Recognising the key role that its Club Kingston and Club MoBay lounges play in the hospitality sector, VIP Attractions has undertaken an initiative to develop the airport staff to meet the needs of Jamaica's expanding tourism product. Read More

Chang cites decline in human rights

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, January, 24 2019    

NORWOOD, St James — National Security Minister Dr Horace Chang says the claims of human rights abuses in the current state of emergency (SOE), which has been in effect in St James since January 18, 2018, pale in comparison to the previous SOEs of 1976 and... Read More

Five straight!

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, January, 24 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Herbert Morrison Technical won a fifth straight ISSA Western Conference boys' basketball double on Tuesday as they took home the Under-16 and Under-19 titles in contrasting victories. Read More

Desperate MBU, FC Reno seek to avoid RSPL demotion

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, January, 24 2019    

TUCKER, St James — Western-based clubs Montego Bay United (MBU) and FC Reno will be seeking to rev up their race against demotion from the Red Stripe Premier League as they play at home to Dunbeholden FC and Tivoli Gardens respectively. Read More

Dengue death?

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, January, 24 2019    

SALT SPRING, Hanover — Clinton Forrester is traumatised and depressed. Read More

Whither MBU?

The Sporting Edge Paul Reid | Thursday, January, 24 2019    

Montego Bay United (MBU), the club that reignited club football in western Jamaica, dragging it out of the doldrums with three straight Red Stripe Premier League final appearances and two titles, are in trouble and could be relegated at the end of the season. Read More

Faulkland FC seek mid-season final spot in Western Confed

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, January, 24 2019    

WHITEHOUSE, Westmoreland — Faulkland FC are on the cusp of back-to-back qualification for the mid-season finals of the Jamaica Football Federation Western Confederation Charley's JB Rum Super League on the weekend, as they face former champions Sandals South Coast at Crocs Lawn in... Read More

Bottle cap creativity

Thursday, January, 24 2019    

Radio hosts broadcasting live from Sandals South Coast during the recent 12th annual Sandals Canadian Winter Sizzle radio remotes take a break after their shows to create cool bottle cap murals with kids from Kings Primary School in Westmoreland as part of a Sandals Foundation activity. Read More

Supreme donation to Blossom Gardens

Thursday, January, 24 2019    

Ophelia Hill (centre) of Supreme Ventures Limited presents a Whirlpool refrigerator to America Munroe, manager, Blossom Gardens Child Care Facility in Montego Bay, recently. Sharing in the moment is Kimona Todd- Johnson, also of Blossom Gardens Child Care Facility. The donation is part of... Read More

Sport Diary — January

Thursday, January, 24 2019    

TODAYSt James FA Sandals International Major LeagueSeba FC vs Melbourne Mind Game — UDC 3:00 pm FRIDAYSt James FA Sandals International Major League Read More

'Give us the classrooms'

BY EVERARD OWEN Observer writer | Monday, January, 21 2019    

SCORES of parents and students of Fair Prospect Primary School in east Portland, last Monday gathered outside the school's gate protesting the education ministry's failure to appoint a contractor for the construction of classrooms, they say, money has been allocated... Read More

Bethesda Basic celebrates 62 years

Monday, January, 21 2019    

BETHESDA Basic School in Port Antonio, Portland, last Wednesday celebrated its 62nd anniversary in a soft ceremony that included the cutting of a cake and various performances. Read More

Junction on track

Monday, January, 21 2019    

THE National Works Agency (NWA) has confirmed that work on the Broadgate to Agualta Vale/Junction Road in St Mary is to be completed in the second quarter of the 2019/2020 financial year. Read More



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