North & East

Carnival Horizon goes to Ocho Rios today

Tuesday, October, 2 2018    

Carnival Cruise Line's newest ship, Carnival Horizon, will make its maiden voyage to Jamaica today. Read More

'The finest Jamaica has to offer'

Monday, October, 1 2018    

PUERTO Seco Beach Club in Discovery Bay, St Ann, opened in fine style two Saturdays ago to scores of guests, including Government ministers and Opposition Members of Parliament. Read More

Hundreds turn out for Annotto Bay job fair

BY RENAE DIXON Observer staff reporter | Monday, October, 1 2018    

OVER 350 people turned out for a job fair held in Annotto Bay, St Mary, last Wednesday.The event was held for residents from Annotto Bay and its environs, but scores came from Portland to St Theresa Catholic Church hoping to land a job. Read More

USAID ZAP, health ministry move north with Zika AIRS Project

Monday, October, 1 2018    

THE Ministry of Health (MOH) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Zika AIRS Project (ZAP), are teaming up for Phase II of their mosquito control programme, which will run until September 2019. Read More

PHOTO: It's official

Monday, October, 1 2018    

 Puerto Seco Beach in St Ann Read More

'Handicap, go home!'

BY RENAE DIXON Observer staff reporter | Monday, October, 1 2018    

WHEN Dwight Campbell decided to pursue a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, he thought it would have made life much easier for him as a disabled person. Read More

Rape alarm

BY RENAE DIXON Observer staff reporter | Monday, September, 17 2018    

SIXTEEN people have been raped in St Mary since January. Seven took place in the parish capital, Port Maria. Read More

Mount Pleasant Academy grants 55 scholarships to young footballers

BY RENAE DIXON Observer staff reporter | Monday, September, 17 2018    

FIFTY-five young footballers from across the country will benefit from a full scholarship to Mount Pleasant Academy in Runaway Bay, St Ann. Read More

Titchfield rally to hold Port Antonio to 1-1 draw in Port Antonio daCosta Cup Derby

BY EVERALD OWEN Observer Portland correspondent | Monday, September, 17 2018    

Titchfield came from behind to hold Port Antonio to a one all draw at a packed Carder Park in their ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup Zone L game Saturday in the Port Antonio Derby. Read More

St George's Kiwanis Club makes special donation to Orange Bay school

Monday, September, 17 2018    

THE Kiwanis Club of St George's - Buff Bay on Friday made a special donation to the Orange Bay School for Early Stimulation as part of its push for early childhood development. Read More

Ann-Marie Vaz presented as JLP East Portland standard-bearer

Monday, September, 17 2018    

SCORES of Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) supporters gathered in Port Antonio Square, Portland, two Sundays ago as JLP leader and Prime Minister Andrew Holness presented Ann-Marie Vaz as the party's standard-bearer for Portland Eastern. Here are some highlights. Read More

Morant Bay three for three as St Mary Technical seek lead in Zone J

PAUL A REID Observer Writer | Monday, September, 17 2018    

HIGHGATE, St Mary — The lead in Zone J of the ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup competition will be on the line today when St Mary Technical takes on Brimmervale High at Highgate Community Centre starting at 3:30pm. Read More


Monday, September, 17 2018    

Titchfield's goalkeeper Maximus Davis (off the ground) is beaten by Andrew Layne (out of picture) as Port Antonio High take the lead in their Port Antonio Derby match at Carder Park on Saturday last. The match ended in a 1-1 draw. (Photo: Everald Owen) Read More

Missing without a trace

BY RENAE DIXON Observer staff reporter | Monday, September, 17 2018    

MANY parents are still celebrating their child's success in the recent Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination, but one St Ann family is still searching for answers four years after their loved one went missing. Read More

PEP sensitisation soon for St Ann teachers, students

Monday, September, 3 2018    

THE Ministry of Education will be engaging teachers and parents in a series of sensitisation sessions, beginning in September, to ensure a seamless implementation of the Primary Exit Profile (PEP) examination. Read More


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