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Sandals Foundation spends US$54m on projects since inception

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, January, 3 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Director of Programmes at Sandals Foundation, Heidi Clarke, has disclosed that over the past nine years the foundation has spent more than US$54million on projects and programmes, which has positively impacted over 750, 000 people in the Caribbean... Read More

Out front Faulkland FC, Falmouth United seek to maintain lead in JFF Western Confed

By Paul Reid Observer West writer | Thursday, January, 3 2019    

LUCEA, Hanover — Leaders Faulkland FC and Falmouth United will seek to end the first-round of the Jamaica Football Federation Western Confederation Charley's JB Rum Super League on top when the competition resumes on Saturday, following a two-week break. Read More

Proud firefighter

Thursday, January, 3 2019    

Kemion Dinnol (left) collects his Firefighter-of-the-Year award from Kevin Haughton, acting assistant commissioner of the Jamaica Fire Brigade (JFB) in charge of Area 4, which covers the western region, during the St James Division of the JFB Annual End of Year Ball and Awards Banquet held at... Read More

Careach Treats Hanoverians

Thursday, January, 3 2019    

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VOX POP

Thursday, January, 3 2019    

AS 2019 begins, the Jamaica Observer West took to the streets of Montego Bay, St James, on Tuesday and asked:What is your New Year's resolution?Here are some of the responses: Read More

First delivery for 2019

Thursday, January, 3 2019    

Shaniel Campbell (front, third left) and baby Akela Green share a photo opportunity with (from front, left) Althea McIntyre- Murphy, area manager for Kirk Distributors; LaVerne Miles, registration officer at the Registrar's General Department; Sister Debbie East-Branford, and (back row, left)... Read More

One Negril!

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, January, 3 2019    

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Rusea's High to host COCAA First Chance meet

By Paul Reid Observer West writer | Thursday, January, 3 2019    

LUCEA, Hanover — The County of Cornwall Athletics Association's (COCAA) First Chance meet is to be hosted by Rusea's High School for the first time on Saturday, two weeks after they hosted the Seymour Panton Classic at the Collin Miller Sports Complex in Lucea. Read More

Sport Diary — January 3

Thursday, January, 3 2019    

SATURDAY, January 5COCAA First Chance meet- Rusea's High – 8:30am JFF Western Confederation Charley's JB Rum Super LeagueLucea FC vs Faulkland FC – Watson Taylor Park – 3:00pm  Read More

Fighting farm theft

Monday, December, 31 2018    

Malvern, St Elizabeth – Back in August 2015, wind energy provider BMR Jamaica donated a $5-million Toyota Hilux pick-up four-door vehicle to the St Elizabeth police to support their fight against praedial larceny (farm theft). Read More

Food for the Poor project boosts agricultural

Monday, December, 31 2018    

May Pen, Clarendon — Students at Claude McKay High School in northern Clarendon are reaping the benefits of a new greenhouse and additional agricultural resources thanks to a project funded by Food for the Poor Jamaica and its donors. Read More

Barbers a hit at Manchester children's treat

Monday, December, 31 2018    

HATFIELD, Manchester — The growing queues of young boys at a children's treat here on Saturday, December 15, was an indication that the four barbers on hand had a long day ahead. Read More

Central Jamaica Christmas Eve

Monday, December, 31 2018    

Mandeville , Manchester — Like everywhere else in the country, south-central Jamaican towns were clogged with shoppers, vendors and those seeking entertainment on Christmas Eve. Read More

Christmas Fun time!

Monday, December, 31 2018    

Mandeville, Manchester — Young Women/Men of Purpose, Optimist Club of Mandeville, and BMR Jamaica, were among the many organisations making an effort to make the Christmas season a happy one for children and others. Read More

PAINT.SIP.CHEERS

Monday, December, 31 2018    

Restaurateur Erica Edwards shows off a painting which she created during the recent JMMB (May Pen branch) Paint.Sip.Cheers event, held at The Verandah of the Juici Patties head office in Clarendon. JMMB used the invitation only lifestyle event to combine art and financial insight with guests. Read More



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