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Ed Bartlett cites educational assistance to students his greatest accomplishment

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Despite his many accolades, including the World's Best Tourism Minister award, executive member of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP), Edmund Bartlett has singled out the provision of educational grants to students in his St James East Central... Read More

Sandals, Beaches Negril team members delight at cook-offs
NEGRIL, Westmoreland — Guests and team members at Sandals and Beaches Negril resorts witnessed a very exciting and competitive event recently, as chefs, cooks and cooking enthusiasts squared off in culinary competitions at both properties.... Read More

Montego Bay Convention Centre hosts Jehovah's Witnesses 'Love Never Fails' conventions
ROSE HALL, St James — Scores of Jehovah's Witnesses from western Jamaica and other parts of the island, as well as Europe, the USA and Canada, will tomorrow begin the final in a series of three-day conventions that began last weekend at Montego Bay Convention Centre in...... Read More

Back-to-school events across the west
Over the last few weeks there have been a number of activities across the western region to assist parents as they prepare their children for the new academic year, which begins next on Monday, September 2.... Read More

Fund-raising through food and wine

Thursday, August, 22 2019    

NEGRIL, Westmoreland — Scores of patrons decked in white flocked the pristine white sands of the Boardwalk Village in the resort town of Negril last Saturday for the fourth staging of the Negril Chamber of Commerce's International Food and Wine event. Read More

Deep Concentration

Thursday, August, 22 2019    

Dennis Allen (right) and his Strike Force partner Hezron Whyn (second left) engage Shawn Bird (left) and his teammate Mark Coates of Fighter Jet in their Western Jamaica Domino Association Charley's JB Overproof Rum-sponsored Premiere League game at Pecus Lawn on Barnett St, Montego Bay last... Read More

The Society Blood Drive

Thursday, August, 22 2019    

Kadeesha Williams (left) of the National Blood Transfusion Service explains the procedure for drawing blood to donor Robyn Lee (right) during The Society's Blood Drive at Mega Mart in Montego Bay, last Saturday. The Society, a charitydriven promotion team, joined forces with sponsors The Best... Read More

JLP councillor welcomes infrastructure upgrade in Esher Housing Scheme

Thursday, August, 22 2019    

LUCEA, Hanover – Jamaica Labour Party councillor for the Lucea Division of the Hanover Municipal Corporation, Easton Edwards has welcomed the recent completion of infrastructure upgrading work in the Esher Housing Scheme in Hanover. Read More

Wards Power Tools boosts Kiwanis Club Breast Cancer 5K with $2-m sponsorship

Thursday, August, 22 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The Kiwanis Club of Providence-Montego Bay Breast Cancer 5K Run/Walk has been given a much-needed boost by Wards Power Tools & Supplies, through an injection of $2 million in sponsorship, over the next two years. Read More

Cornwall College to open D'Cup hunt against Irwin High

Thursday, August, 22 2019    

CATHERINE HALL, St James — ISSA President's Cup champions Cornwall College will open their 2019 daCosta Cup football season against Irwin High in the third game of a triple -header at the Montego Bay Sports Complex on September 7. Read More

Champions!

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, August, 22 2019    

LUCEA, Hanover — Super Star FC are the champions of the Hanover Football Association/Concerve IT Major League competition after beating Esher United 2-1 in the final played on Sunday at Watson Taylor Park in Lucea. Read More

Mayor breaks silence

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, August, 22 2019    

  FALMOUTH, Trelawny — Mayor of Falmouth Councillor C Junior Gager has broken his silence over his absence from the parade which formed part of the official Trelawny Municipal Corporation's (TMC) Independence Day ceremony. Read More

Deep concentration

Thursday, August, 22 2019    

Dennis Allen (right) and his Strike Force partner Hezron Whyn (second left) engage Shawn Bird (left) and his teammate Mark Coates of Fighter Jet in their Western Jamaica Domino Association Charley’s JB Overproof Rum-sponsored Premiere League game at Pecus Lawn on Barnett St, Montego... Read More

THE SOCIETY BLOOD DRIVE

Thursday, August, 22 2019    

Kadeesha Williams (left) of the National Blood Transfusion Service explains the procedure for drawing blood to donor Robyn Lee (right) during The Society's Blood Drive at Mega Mart in Montego Bay, last Saturday. The Society, a charitydriven promotion team, joined forces with... Read More

Stop it!

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, August, 15 2019    

RHYNE PARK, St James - Prime Minister Andrew Holness has scolded homeowners who operate garages and other commercial entities in residential spaces, arguing that not only is the practice an eyesore, but it also devalues properties. Read More



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