North & East

Maths Marathon

BY SHANAE STEWART Observer staff reporter | Monday, April, 29 2019    

JUST over 150 students preparing for the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) mathematics examination next month turned out over the weekend for classes hosted by People's National Party (PNP) Portland Eastern caretaker, Damion Crawford. Read More

PHOTO: Night football!

Monday, April, 29 2019    

Jevannie Nelson (foreground) of Jack's River Sports Club takes a tumble after his campaign for a goal was interrupted by a quick challenge from Star Cosmos during the opening match at the launch of the St Mary Football Association/JP St Mary Major League on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at... Read More

Dunn's River upgrade

Monday, April, 15 2019    

POPULAR tourist attraction Dunn's River Falls and Park is to be upgraded this financial year, Minister of Finance and the Public Service Dr Nigel Clarke recently announced. Read More

Centenarian says pleasant wife contributed to long life

Monday, April, 15 2019    

ON April 6 O'Neil McKenzie turned 100, joining the prestigious group of approximately 300,000 centenarians living worldwide.His secret to long life is simple — he values peace of mind and he honours his wife. Read More

Springhead's flowing secret

BY ARTHUR HALL Editor-at-Large | Monday, April, 15 2019    

It is a secret they were reluctant to share with the rest of Jamaica, even though they share it freely with those who discover it. Read More

PHOTO: Sandals stars

Monday, April, 15 2019    

Dallas Cowboys football safety Kavon Frazier and his wife, Gena, pose for a picture with Sandals Ochi Beach Resort's, General Manager Kevin Clarke and their butler Romaine Walker. The two were on vacation recently at the resort.  Read More

Market delay

BY SHANAE STEWART Observer staff reporter stewarts@jamaicaobserver | Monday, April, 15 2019    

THE deadline for the long-awaited market in Port Maria, St Mary, has been pushed back, chairman of the parish's Municipal Council, Richard Creary has said. Read More

PHOTO: Dunn's River Upgrade

Monday, April, 15 2019    

The world-famous Dunn's River Falls in St Ann. Read More

A principal's plea: 'Parents get involved'

Monday, April, 1 2019    

Principal of Pimento Walk Basic School in St Ann, Jenise Ellis, is urging parents to get involved in the lives of their children, especially during the early years. Read More

Keeping the faith in Faith's Pen

Monday, April, 1 2019    

For decades the Faith's Pen Rest Stop was the go-to place for scores of people travelling between Mount Rosser, St Catherine, and Moneague, St Ann. Read More


Monday, April, 1 2019    

With the temperature rising in Portland Eastern in the countdown to the April 4 by-election, Institute of Sports officer for the parish, Sharon Harris pulled supports from the two major political parties for a 'peace match' at Carder Park last... Read More


BY KIMONE FRANCIS Observer staff reporter | Monday, April, 1 2019    

WHEN Ann-Marie Vaz worked for the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) in the November 2016 Local Government Election in Portland Eastern she had little thought of entering representational politics. Read More

Holness says Portland Eastern ready for change

Monday, March, 18 2019    

THE Jamaica Labour Party has won the Portland Eastern constituency three of 16 times in parliamentary elections. Read More

St Mary High dominate 2019 Eastern Champs

Monday, March, 18 2019    

St Mary High School dominated the 2019 Eastern Championships at National Stadium from March 4-5, to retain their hold on that leg of the Digicel Grand Prix series. Read More

Phillips says two futures before East Portland constituents

Monday, March, 18 2019    

THE Opposition People's National Party (PNP) has been successful in 11 of the 16 contested parliamentary elections in Portland Eastern. Read More


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