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Flagship innovators

MONTEGO BAY, St James — At Sandals Montego Bay, approximately 20 young team members comprising line staff, supervisors and assistant managers, are on a game-changing mission as they make their contribution to the development of not just the Sandals flagship resort, but the company... Read More

Legendary Live gets great reception
MONTEGO Bay's 876 Legends Sports Lounge has up the ante with the introduction of Legendary Live Show which got off to a superb start on Saturday, November 24.... Read More

St James gangsters targeting women — police
MONTEGO BAY, St James - The St James police are attributing the recent spike in the murder of females in the parish largely to their link with gangsters.... Read More

Rosh Marketing adds more wines for Christmas
Western-based distribution company Rosh Marketing invited guests from across the business sector in Montego Bay to experience the Duc de Paris and Cavalier Rosé Sec, the latest additions to their line of French sparkling wines.... Read More

MBCC honour Jimmy Cliff, Russel Hammond, Hugh Shim

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, December, 7 2017    

ROSE HALL, St James — Veteran reggae ambassador, Dr James Chambers, more popularly known as Jimmy Cliff, was among three people conferred with Honorary Fellowship of the Montego Bay Community College (MBCC) during Sunday's graduation exercise for... Read More

'It's not over!'

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, December, 7 2017    

LUCEA, Hanover - In the midst of Monday morning's joyous celebrations of their 11th daCosta Cup title, the Rusea's High School coaching staff and players were aware that they had more work to do as they prepare to take on Manning Cup champions Jamaica College in the... Read More

Godfrey Dyer to be inducted in MoBay chamber's Wall of Fame

Thursday, December, 7 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Chairman of the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) Godfrey Dyer is to be inducted in the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and Industry's Business Leaders Wall of Fame during its annual awards banquet at the Montego Bay Convention Centre in Rose Hall on Saturday. Read More

Chronixx rocks MoBay

Thursday, December, 7 2017    

Reggae superstar Jamar McNaughton Jr, more popularly known as Chronixx, wrapped up the Jamaica leg of his highly anticipated Chronology Tour at Pier One in Montego Bay, last Saturday, after the Kingston stop the previous night. Read More

NEST opens $5-m swimming pool

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, December, 7 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James - Children in Montego Bay and its environs who wish to learn to swim in a safe place now have a new place to do so, after NEST pre-school officially opened its $5 million facility on Park Avenue, off Leader Avenue in Montego Bay on Tuesday. Read More

Desperate MBU seek to rebound

Thursday, December, 7 2017    

CATHERINE HALL, St James - Two-time champions Montego Bay United (MBU), who are languishing in the lower half of the table in the Red Stripe Premier League will be desperate to rebound when they host FC Reno in a western derby at the Montego Bay Sports Complex on Monday,... Read More

New Negril school

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, December, 7 2017    

Sandals Foundation and the Culture, Health, Arts, Sports and Education (CHASE) Fund have partnered on a $110 million project to construct a new infant school in West End, Negril, which will caters to160 children between the ages of three and six years... Read More

Global symposium on fugitives under way in Montego Bay

Thursday, December, 7 2017    

MORE than 120 fugitive investigators from across the world have gathered in Montego Bay for the 7th Operational Global Symposium on Fugitives, which is being held from December 5 to 8. Read More

Western Sport Dairy - December 7

Thursday, December, 7 2017    

TODAY51st Jamaica Open Golf tournament- Half Moon ISSA Rural Area Under -14 quarterfinalCornwall College vs Old Harbour — Cornwall College 3:00 pmRusea's High vs Garvey Maceo— Rusea's 3:00 pm  Read More

UNWTO conference major boost for MoBay Convention Centre

BY HORACE HINES Observer staff reporter hinesh@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, December, 6 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The Montego Bay Convention Centre last week got a major boost as it was the venue where more than 1,300 delegates, including several world leaders, converged for the Conference on Jobs and Inclusive Growth: Partnerships for Sustainable Tourism, organised by... Read More

Craft vendors, attractions to benefit from MOU

Friday, December, 1 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Local craft vendors and operators of attractions are set to benefit from a memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed between the Tourism Product Development Company (TPDCo) Limited and The Travel Foundation, based in the United Kingdom. Read More


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