North & East

Portland's Labour Day projects

BY EVERARD OWEN Observer writer | Monday, May, 27 2019    

Heavy morning showers on Labour Day (May 23) impacted many of the over 30 projects registered in Portland but that could not stop Portlanders from labouring. Read More

Labour Day at the Annotto Bay Hospital

Monday, May, 27 2019    

Over 80 volunteers, inclusive of staff members from JP St Mary's, the Annotto Bay Hospital and members of the St Mary Football Association Major League team, joined hands to beautify the health institution which is a Type C facility on Labour Day (May... Read More

Dia de espaņol en la primaria Ocho Rios

BY SHANAE STEWART Observer staff reporter | Monday, May, 27 2019    

In order to adequately meet the requirements of the new curriculum for primary schools in Jamaica, Ocho Rios Primary started their first Spanish Day, where students showcased some of the lessons they learnt during the school year, and the Jamaica Observer North & East was present to... Read More

A historic first

BY EVERARD OWEN Observer writer | Monday, May, 27 2019    

PORT ANTONIO, Portland — Port Antonio High School is set to create history as the first school in the island to establish a Anti-Human Trafficking Club targeting Grades 10 and 11 students. Read More

JTA reads in North & East

Monday, May, 13 2019    

President-Elect of the Jamaica Teachers' Association Owen Speid reads to students of his alma mater, Windsor Castle Primary in Portland, last Tuesday morning and handed a set of books to p rincipal Claudet... Read More

Uphill struggle

BY SHANAE STEWART Observer staff reporter stewarts@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, May, 13 2019    

VISUAL Arts students at Seaforth High School in St Thomas are struggling to cope, after losing their School Based Assessment (SBA) pieces to fire recently. Read More

Illegal business

BY KIMONE FRANCIS Observer staff reporter francisk@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, May, 13 2019    

ATTEMPTS by residents in Galina, St Mary, to have an illegal automobile garage shut down have so far proven futile, as the operators have ignored notices issued by the municipal corporation. Read More

From trash to treasure

BY EVERARD OWEN | Monday, April, 29 2019    

ARTIST Lisa Lej recently concluded an exhibition over the Easter weekend at Match Resort Conference Centre, Dolphin Bay Port Antonio under the theme: 'Trash to Treasure'. Read More

St Mary Major League gets taste of night football

Monday, April, 29 2019    

ST Mary is the latest parish to introduce night football to its Major League competition. The announcement was made at the launch of the league at Westmoreland Oval, recently. Read More

Bonfire on the beach

Monday, April, 29 2019    

On April 13 the Jamaica Money Market Brokers hosted its 'Bonfire on the Beach' invitation-only event at Laughing Waters in Ocho Rios, St Ann. The occasion was a social gathering for JMMB's clientele. Here are some highlights: Read More

Maths Marathon

BY SHANAE STEWART Observer staff reporter Stewarts@jamaicaobserver.com | 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



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