Gardens for Peace and Maths at Toll Gate Primary

Monday, January, 14 2019    

May Pen , Clarendon — For a first time visitor to Toll Gate Primary and Infant School, among the earliest impressions is trees. In a relatively confined space, trees are everywhere and some have been around for a very long time. Read More

Precious water project for south Manchester schools

Monday, January, 14 2019    

Mandeville, Manchester – For the people of southern Manchester, long droughts and water shortages come with the territory. Read More

High Mountain Coffee Road Race back with a twist

By Alicia Sutherland Observer staff reporter | Monday, January, 14 2019    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — After more than three decades as a staple on the calendar of Manchester to foster camaraderie, the annual High Mountain Coffee Road Race was noticeably missing last year. Read More


Monday, January, 14 2019    

Minister of Health Dr Christopher Tufton (left) and vector control coordinator at the St Elizabeth Health Department, Michael Myles (right) along with team members from the St Elizabeth Health Department inspect a drum of water at a property in St Elizabeth on Friday, January 11. The minister... Read More

Maroon Christmas - PM commits to improving road to Accompong

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Observer staff reporter | Monday, January, 14 2019    

ACCOMPONG TOWN, St Elizabeth — Curious and fascinated by Maroon culture, many first-time and returned local and international visitors make the trip here to be a part of the annual January 6 celebration. Read More

HERE'S TO 2019

Monday, January, 14 2019    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester – BAJA Gold Incorporated was among organisers of events in Manchester to ring in the New Year.Here are photo highlights from the company's New Year's Eve Ball at the Manchester Golf Club on Brumalia Road in Mandeville. Read More

PHOTO: High Mountain is back

Monday, January, 14 2019    

Briane Feerst of the USA breaks the tape to win the women's section of the High Mountain 10K Road race in Manchester in 2017. After a break last year, the High Mountain Road Race returns on January 27. Read More

National Security Minister assures tourism stakeholders of visitor safety

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, January, 10 2019    

ROSE HALL, St James — Security Minister Dr Horace Chang has given assurance to the leadership of the tourism industry that strategies are being devised which will, among other things, prevent incidents of crime committed against visitors to Jamaica. Read More

Ministry of Education allocates over $12-million to Little London High

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, January, 10 2019    

LITTLE LONDON, Westmoreland — The Ministry of Education has committed $13-million to the Little London High School to assist with the completion of a well needed six-classroom-building block at the educational facility. Read More

Tight Race

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, January, 10 2019    

GRANVILLE, St James — Former champions Granville United could return to the top of the points table in Zone 1 of the Jamaica Football Federation Western Confederation Charley's JB Rum Super League when the return round starts on Saturday with two games. Read More

Corner League Champs

Thursday, January, 10 2019    

Mayor of Montego Bay, Councillor Homer Davis (right), presents the championship trophy to Paul Hamilton (left), organiser of the 2018 Catadupa Corner League Football Competition in St James, and Davian Benaine, the captain of Top Form, the winning football team,... Read More

MoBay mourns death of entertainment entrepreneur Walt Crooks

Thursday, January, 10 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The Montego Bay community is still reeling with “shock and sadness” following the passing of well-known western Jamaica-based entertainment entrepreneur, Walt Crooks, on Saturday last. Read More

'We disagree'

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, January, 10 2019    

LUCEA, Hanover — Mayor of Lucea Sheridan Samuels has welcomed plans announced by Prime Minister Andrew Holness to create a bypass road for Lucea, the capital of Hanover, in a bid to ease traffic congestion in the north-western town. Read More

Pleasing The Crowd

Thursday, January, 10 2019    

High - flying recording artiste Shenseea was the main performer at the Wards Power Tools & Supplies Staff and Client Appreciation party held recently at the company's Ironshore location in Montego Bay. Read More

St James FA/Sandals Major League and Division I kick off today

Thursday, January, 10 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The St James Football Association/Sandals Major League and Division One competitions start today with a double-header at the UDC field. The first game is set to start at 1:00 pm. Read More


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