Farmers shine on RADA Open Day

Monday, April, 8 2019    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Marco Hannan, a farmer from the north-east Manchester community of Devon was a happy man when the, Jamaica Observer Central met him at a Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) Open Day... Read More

High Mountain Road Race organisers ramp up plans for 2020

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Observer staff reporter | Monday, April, 8 2019    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Members of the High Mountain Coffee Road Race committee are to start planning for the 2020 staging of the event as early as next month to ensure maximum turnout. Read More

Edwin rule again!

BY PAUL A REID OBSERVER WRITER | Monday, April, 8 2019    

Mandeville, Manchester — They were pressed hard, but in the end fierce determination came to the fore as Edwin Allen High extended their run of success at the recent ISSA/GraceKennedy Girls' Champs to six straight and seven in eight years. Read More

Peace and love!

Monday, April, 8 2019    

Albion Primary School, just outside Mandeville, recently celebrated its 125th anniversary with a 'Peace and Love' march through the community.Photo shows principal of Albion Primary School, Paulette Chedda (centre), at the forefront of the march which included representatives of the... Read More

$1.2 million in scholarships, grants for students of Porus

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Observer staff reporter | Monday, April, 8 2019    

PORUS, Manchester — Nineteen past students from primary schools in Porus and its environs, who are currently in high school, were last month the beneficiaries of educational support in the form of scholarships and grants from the Porus Past Students'... Read More

We are one!

Monday, April, 8 2019    

Edwin Allen's sprint queens from left Brittany Johnson, Tina Clayton, Serena Cole and Tia Clayton embrace after clocking a new record, 44.25, in the girls' Class three 4x100m relay at the recent ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys' and Girls' Athletic Championships at the National Stadium. (Photo: Garfield... Read More


Monday, April, 8 2019    

(1) Tuesday April 9Clarendon Municipal CorporationAgro-Economic SymposiumSt Gabriel's Anglican Church HallMay PenClarendon- 10:00 am (2) Wednesday April 10Northern Caribbean University (NCU) Read More

Lucea mayor warns against roadworks not authorised by Hanover Municipal Corporation

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer writer | Thursday, April, 4 2019    

LUCEA, Hanover — Mayor of Lucea Sheridan Samuels has warned that the Hanover Municipal Corporation will not sit idly and allow other agencies to undertake repairs, or other forms of work on roads that falls under the corporation's purview, without... Read More

Kiwanis Division-25 gifts Hague Infant with playground

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, April, 4 2019    

HAGUE, Trelawny — The two hundred and six students enrolled at Hague Infant School in Trelawny are now benefitting from a state-of-the-art playground, thanks to the Kiwanis Division-25, through a project dubbed: “The Playground... Read More

Half Moon dominates Tourism Service Excellence Awards

Thursday, April, 4 2019    

Nineteen finalists vied for top prizes and the honour of being named National Individual and Organisation Champion at the glitzy Tourism Service Excellence Awards dinner at the Montego Bay Convention Centre in Rose Hall on Saturday. Read More

Do you agree with the renaming Gloucester Avenue to Jimmy Cliff Boulevard?

Thursday, April, 4 2019    

Gloucester Avenue, Montego Bay's famous 'Hip Strip', was last week renamed in honour of reggae singer Jimmy Cliff, whose given name is James Chambers, at a ceremony at the Old Hospital Park in the resort city. TJust over a year ago, Mayor of Montego Bay Homer Davis had presented Cliff... Read More

Semis battle

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, April, 4 2019    

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Good vibes at Different Strokes

Thursday, April, 4 2019    

The much-anticipated Charley's JB Overproof Rum-sponsored Different Strokes retro party unfolded last Saturday at the Island Lux Beach in the resort town of Negril. Read More

Another great Champs, but…

With Paul Reid | Thursday, April, 4 2019    

ISSA/GraceKennedy National Boys' and Girls' Athletic Championships are now history and once again our talented high school athletes managed to stun, dazzle and delight us with their brilliance from Tuesday through to Saturday night last week. Read More

'We're saddened'

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer writer | Thursday, April, 4 2019    

GRANGE Hill, Westmoreland— As Grange Hill High School tries to come to grips with the stabbing death of their beloved security guard, 44-year-old Clifton Lumley, school principal Errol Stewart has revealed that discussions are already in train for the school to... Read More


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