Government 'dissing' Jamaicans, says Phillips

JUNCTION, St Elizabeth — Opposition Leader Peter Phillips accused the Andrew Holness-led Government late Wednesday of treating Jamaicans with “disdain and disregard”, and acting contrary to the spirit of the country's democracy, constitution and traditions. Read More

Digicel Pic of the Day - Super Kevona
Edwin Allen's Kevona Davis finishes her record-breaking 23.61 seconds to win the Class Two girls' 200m at the Digicel Central Athletics Championships at GC Foster College yesterday. (Photo: Dwayne Richards)... Read More

Churches challenged to help make Jamaica 'Positively exceptional again'
MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Seventh-day Adventists and the wider Christian community have been challenged to make Jamaica positively exceptional again by incorporating outreach programmes that reflect their stewardship responsibilities for all facets of the lives of Jamaicans.... Read More

Manchester Chamber and police strengthen bond
MANDEVILLE, Manchester — With an aim to do more to assist the police, the Manchester Chamber of Commerce late last month officially launched a committee to support law and order in a more structured and diverse way.... Read More

Praise for leaders at New Forest Primary and High School

By Alicia Sutherland Observer staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, February, 12 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Prime Minister Andrew Holness recently praised the leadership of the New Forest Primary and High School in southern Manchester for encouraging resourcefulness and innovation among boys. Read More

Jamalco to be more competitive, says new MD

Monday, February, 12 2018    

Halse Hall, Clarendon — New managing director of bauxite/alumina company Jamalco, Austin Mooney, says he is committed to making Jamalco a more competitive alumina refinery. Read More

Rewarding success at Park Mountain

Monday, February, 12 2018    

Santa Cruz , St Elizabeth — Keen to have students live up to the school's motto, “Hard work will bring success,” the leadership of Park Mountain Primary School recently held special award ceremonies for all grades. Read More

$100-m RESCUE

Monday, February, 12 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — The Seventh-day Adventist Northern Caribbean University (NCU) here had the soft launch of a social intervention programme for youth during its chapel session on Thursday, February 1. Read More

For Your Diary

Monday, February, 12 2018    

Tuesday, February 13Spalding High SchoolSchool Improvement Plan LaunchCaswell Burton AuditoriumClarendon — 1:00 pm Saturday, February 17Optimist Clubs of Christiana and Spalding2nd Quarter Zone Meeting Read More

PHOTO: Edwin gone!

Monday, February, 12 2018    

Edwin Allen High's Antoinette Black races away after getting the baton from teammate Kevona Davis on the second exchange in the Class 2 girls 4x100 metre relays at Saturday's 40th Milo Western Relays held at the Montego Bay Sports Complex. Edwin Allen won in 45.40 seconds, beating defending... Read More

One Love!

Monday, February, 12 2018    

Sixth-form students from Belair High School are a happy bunch after donating blood in Mandeville recently. Organisers say 233 units of blood were collected at the 'One Love, One Blood' donation drive by the Mandeville Regional Hospital. It was described as the largest single-day blood donation... Read More

20 Clarendon youth to undergo 18-month business training

Saturday, February, 3 2018    

The Clarendon Municipal Corporation has launched its second Youth in Business project, with a $2.4-million grant for 20 residents of the parish. Read More

deCarteret College centenary countdown

Monday, January, 29 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Last Monday (January 22), students of deCarteret College here made the annual trek from the school to attend the Founder's Day Service at the St Mark's Anglican Church (Mandeville Parish Church). Read More

A master blender's joy

Monday, January, 29 2018    

APPLETON, St Elizabeth – When she started out at Appleton Estate as a youthful chemist in 1981, Joy Spence gave no thought to one day becoming the company's master blender, much less to having a segment of the business named in her honour. Read More


Monday, January, 29 2018    

1) Wednesday January 31Percy Junor HospitalHandoverRain Water Harvesting FacilityPercy Junor Hospital groundsManchester/Clarendon border- 11:00 am (2) Wednesday February 7Mandeville Regional Hospital Read More


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