Three new champions at CUMI Come Run

Thursday, September, 26 2019    

SANDY BAY, Hanover — Three new champions were crowned at the 11th Annual CUMI (Committee for the Upliftment of the Mentally Ill) 'Come Run' held at Tryall Club in Hanover on Saturday. Read More

Jamaica could win more than 13 medals at Doha

Paul Reid | Thursday, September, 26 2019    

Jamaican athletes will surprise many at the 17th IAAF World Championships in Doha, Qatar, starting tomorrow morning and running until October 6, and could win anywhere between 13 and 15 medals. Read More


BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, September, 26 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Thirty-five-year-old Leezo Wallace's meteoric rise from an agent to general manager of the Jamaican operation of Unique Vacations Limited (UVL) should provide hope to the over 36,000 workers in the business processing outsourcing sector that the industry provides... Read More

Green Island High celebrates 50 years

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Wednesday, September, 25 2019    

GREEN ISLAND, Hanover — The Green Island High School in Hanover recently launched a 'Brick-by-Brick' project in which past students are expected to contribute a minimum of $50 each to the school's fund-raising efforts to purchase a school... Read More

High achieving Glenmuir High celebrates 61 years

Monday, September, 23 2019    

MAY PEN, Clarendon - Glenmuir High celebrated its academic achievements as the school marked its 61st anniversary here recently. Read More

Ambitious 10 year-old gets scholarship

Monday, September, 23 2019    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester - Ten -year-old Rhyeme Dunn is the 2019 recipient of the Elsie Barnett Smith Memorial Scholarship awarded annually to a student of Ardenne Preparatory in this south-central town. Read More

New Zealand high commissioner tours Mandeville

Monday, September, 23 2019    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester - On Thursday, September 5 New Zealand high hommissioner to Jamaica, Anton Ojala made a visit to Manchester. Read More

'Jamalcoans' raise money for charity

Monday, September, 23 2019    

HALSE HALL, Clarendon - It was all about fun and fitness as Jamalco employees from across the company's operations descended on the grounds of the Jamalco Employees' Sports Club for the annual Jamalcoans in Motion (JIM) charity event held recently. Read More

On the Go!

Monday, September, 23 2019    

Fabian Allen, a native of Neif Mountain in south-east St Elizabeth and past student of Vere Technical High School in Clarendon, broke Jamaica Tallawahs' heart with superb batting for St Kitts and Nevis Patriots in the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) at Sabina Park... Read More

Summer's passion!

BY GARFIELD MYERS Editor at Large South Central Bureau | Monday, September, 23 2019    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester - For three years Summer James has lived her passion through her Anita Elizabeth Boutique, creatively located in a revamped container at the parking lot of the Golf View Hotel. Read More

2019 Korean Film Festival goes to MoBay

Sunday, September, 22 2019    

The Embassy of the Republic of Korea will host its annual Korean Film Festival in Montego Bay, St James, for a two-day run beginning Wednesday, September 25, at 6:00 pm at the Palace Multiplex to commemorate Korea–Jamaica Friendship Week 2019. Read More

Gov't mulls satellite fire response stations for south Trelawny

BY HORACE HINES FALMOUTH, Trelawny | Thursday, September, 19 2019    

 Local Government and Community Development Minister Desmond McKenzie has hinted at plans to establish satellite fire response stations in the southern sections of Trelawny. Read More

Gager urges residents to learn from Hurricane Dorian's impact on The Bahamas

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, September, 19 2019    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny — Chairman of the Trelawny Municipal Corporation (TMC) Councillor C Junior Gager says the devastation of The Bahamas from the passage of Hurricane Dorian should serve as a wake-up call for persons who ignore hurricane warnings. Read More

Historic win

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, September, 19 2019    

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Eyes Wide Shut returns to MoBay

BY ACEION CUNNINGHAM Observer West writer | Thursday, September, 19 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — One of western Jamaica's most anticipated entertainment calendar event, Eyes Wide Shut All-White party, returns this year after a one-year break. Read More


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