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New home for Lennox Lewis League of Champions camps

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, November, 15 2018    

HOPEWELL, Hanover — Lennox Lewis League of Champions Foundation camps now has a new home at the $80 million Hopewell Sports and Community Centre, which was opened last week. Read More

Sport Diary — Nov 15

Thursday, November, 15 2018    

FRIDAY, November 16COCAA Cross-country championships-Petersfield High 9:00am NCAA Men's basketball- Montego Bay Convention CentreAustin Peay vs Central Connecticut -11:30am Read More

PHOTO: Chinese donate textbooks to Trelawny nursing institute

Thursday, November, 15 2018    

Nicole Hoo Fatt, vice-president, Chinese Benevolent Association (CBA), points out a feature of this textbook on nursing to Ray Anthony McFarlane, representative of A Gentle Touch of Care Training Institute in Falmouth, Trelawny. The book was one in a collection of 25 donated by the CBA to the... Read More

Big support for Minard Livestock Show and Beef Festival

BY RENAE DIXON Observer staff reporter dixonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, November, 12 2018    

OVER 5000 students from across the island, along with their teachers and parents, attended the 19th staging of the Minard Livestock Show and Beef Festival in Brown's Town, St Ann, last Thursday. Read More

Showcasing Discovery Bay

BY RENAE DIXON Observer staff reporter dixonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, November, 12 2018    

RETIRED teacher Evadne Scarlett last month partnered with the Kiwanis Club of Discovery Bay to put on Discovery Bay's first small business exposition. Read More

Celebrating JAMAICA

Monday, November, 12 2018    

Teachers at Bethesda Basic School in Portland, Yanique White (left) and Donnalea Brown (right), interact with students on Jamaica Day. (Photo: Everard Owen) Read More

Maroon herbalist breaks down the bush

Monday, November, 12 2018    

MANY Jamaicans opt to use alternative medicine to treat both communicable and non-communicable diseases when diagnosed or to use it to complement conventional medicine. Read More

PHOTO: Maroons today

Monday, November, 12 2018    

Charles Town Maroon Acting Colonel Marcia Douglas shows off the Asafu yard. This is where Maroon business is conducted. Read More

The Charles Town Maroons today

Monday, November, 12 2018    

THE Charles Town Maroons occupied Crawford Town high in the Blue Mountains before signing the peace treaty with the British when they moved down to Charles Town on the Buff Bay River. They remain there today. The then leader of the group was Nanny's captain, Quao. Today they are led by... Read More

Hundreds benefit from NCU health fair

Monday, November, 12 2018    

Hundreds of people from communities in Mandeville and its environs received a range of health services during a four-day health and wellness fair hosted recently by Northern Caribbean University (NCU) at its main campus. Read More

Crime in St Elizabeth worries councillors

BY GARFIELD MYERS Editor-at-Large South Central Bureau myersg@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, November, 11 2018    

BLACK RIVER, St Elizabeth — Up to last Thursday, November 8, there were 18 murders in St Elizabeth this year compared to 24 for the similar period last year. Read More

Walters calls for more boxing events, gym in Mobay

Saturday, November, 10 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Nicholas Walters, the former WBA flyweight champion, has called for more boxing events being staged in his home town of Montego Bay, as well as “a fully functional boxing gym” to engage the youth of the city and its... Read More

Three Fairfield International students get scholarships totalling US$26,000

BY MARK CUMMINGS Editor-at-Large cummingsm@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, November, 8 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James - Three Jamaican students attending the prestigious Fairfield International Academy (FIA), which opened in Reading, St James in September with 19 students, have been awarded scholarships totalling US$26,000. Read More

National Pen's CEO Peter Kelly

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, November, 8 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James - Chief Executive Officer of National Pen, Peter Kelly is informing that his company is already reaping success since it started a contact centre in the Montego Bay Free Zone in August with approximately 175 Jamaican workers. Read More

Discussions underway for construction of another hotel in Negril - Bartlett

Thursday, November, 8 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James - Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett is revealing that discussions are currently underway with an investor to construct a hotel in Negril. Read More



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