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'Not Us!'

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, July, 26 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Sandals International Resorts (SRI) revealed last week that the major slice of agricultural produce consumed by guests at Sandals properties in Jamaica, is grown locally. Read More

MoBay to host Global Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Management in the Americas/Caribbean confab

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, July, 26 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The city of Montego Bay is set to host another major conference with the staging of the 2020 Global Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Management in the Americas in July 2020. Read More

Holland United meet Harmony FC in TFA Under-18 league

Thursday, July, 26 2018    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny — Holland United and Harmony FC will put their perfect win records on the line when they meet in the final of the Trelawny Football Association's Under-18 competition at the Elleston Wakeland Centre on Sunday, after wins in the semi-finals last... Read More

Game Time

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, July, 26 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The Western Basketball Association Elite Basketball League (EBL) resumes this Saturday, after a three-week break with two games at the Montego Bay Cricket Club. Read More

New look brings high energy to Reggae Sumfest

BY ACEION CUNNINGHAM Observer West writer | Thursday, July, 26 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Reggae Sumfest 2018 wrapped its new-look festival format after a whirlwind eight days of high- energy events, including performances on the main stage for Festival Night 1 and 2 on Friday and Saturday, respectively, at the Catherine Hall... Read More

Packing for a purpose

Thursday, July, 26 2018    

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Westerners express mixed views on Jamaican visit of Thai boys, coach

Thursday, July, 26 2018    

Last week, tourism minister and Member of Parliament for St James East Central Edmund Bartlett announced that the Government will be inviting the 12 boys from a youth football team in Thailand and their coach — who were recently rescued from a flooded cave —... Read More

Family of boy killed by boulder gets 5-bedroom house

Monday, July, 23 2018    

THE Government has delivered on its promise to provide a house for the family of 12-year-old Raheem Davey, who died when boulders crashed into his Broadgate, St Mary, home on November 11, 2016. Read More

600 cadets being trained as first responders

BY EVERARD OWEN Observer writer editorial@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, July, 23 2018    

CADETS from across the country and some from the neighbouring Cayman Islands are currently at the College of Agriculture Science and Education (CASE) in Port Antonio, Portland undergoing training for further leadership roles and as community activists. Read More

Ocho Rios Seafood Festival organisers upbeat

Monday, July, 23 2018    

Organisers of the upcoming Ocho Rios Seafood Festival are confident the event will continue to make “further inroads” into the lucrative global gastro-tourism market. Read More

PHOTO: Bushfire alert

Monday, July, 23 2018    

This hillside in Junction, St Mary, was on fire when the Jamaica Observer North & East visited the parish last Wednesday. We hope that it was nothing serious. Read More

'Big loss'

BY KIMONE FRANCIS Observer staff reporter francisk@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, July, 23 2018    

PERSISTENT drought-like conditions in St Ann and St Mary have crippled agricultural activities there as small farmers suffer heavy losses with the trend of below-average rainfall for the island continuing through to the secondary rainfall season, which started in... Read More

'Unacceptable'

BY HORACE HINES Observer staff reporter hinesh@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, July, 20 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The Montego Bay business community is fuming over the smoke nuisance being caused by a fire at the Retirement disposal site in St James. Read More

New-look Ocho Rios Fishing Village now listed as a major attraction

Friday, July, 20 2018    

THE Ocho Rios Fishing Village — now referred to as the Ultimate Chill Spot — at Sailor Hole, Main Street, Ocho Rios, St Ann, was officially opened last week Thursday at a fun-filled ceremony at the facility that attracted directors, managers and staff of the Port Authority of... Read More



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