Western News

McKenzie pledges to make proposed Negril market a reality

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer writer | Thursday, August, 30 2018    

NEGRIL, Westmoreland — Local Government Minister Desmond McKenzie has pledged to work with the Westmoreland Municipal Corporation and the Negril Chamber of Commerce to make the construction of the proposed $70-million fruit and vegetable market in the resort town a... Read More

PHOTO: Pressure-Check

Thursday, August, 30 2018    

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Expansion mode

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, August, 30 2018    

TUCKER, St James — In addition to being competitive on the field, two-time Red Stripe Premier League champions Montego Bay United, are to undertake outreach programmes in communities across Montego Bay. Read More

Clampdown

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, August, 30 2018    

SAVANNA-LA-MAR, Westmoreland - Westmoreland vendors who peddle their wares on the premises of gas stations, will face the full force of the law, as the police in the parish step up their fight against crime on all fronts. Read More

African Symbol returns home from Japan tour

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, August, 30 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Legendary Montego Bay sound system African Symbol returned to the island recently following a five-week tour of Japan. Read More

PHOTO: For a worth cause

Thursday, August, 30 2018    

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Mental health a bigger problem than we care to imagine — Tufton

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, August, 30 2018    

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PNP selects priority constituencies, says new Region Six chairman

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer writer editorial@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, August, 28 2018    

SAVANNA-LA-MAR, Westmoreland — Former vice-chair of the People's National Party (PNP) Region Six Donald Colomathi is the new region chairman following a selection process in Westmoreland on Sunday. Read More

Dental students provide free care for infirmary residents

Friday, August, 24 2018    

MAYOR of Falmouth and chairman of the Trelawny Municipal Corporation Colin Gager,has welcomed support from the College of Oral Health Sciences, University of Technology, Jamaica to the Trelawny Infirmary. Read More

'Daddy Stone' hailed as cornerstone of Sandals Resorts International

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, August, 23 2018    

ALBION, St James — Robert Edward Stone, popularly called Daddy Stone, Sandals Resorts International (SRI's) first team member, was hailed for his outstanding contribution to SRI's luxury resorts during a thanksgiving service held for the late steward at the Hillview Baptist Church... Read More

Hotelier Dennis Morgan in NCU Product Sample awardee

Thursday, August, 23 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Hotelier, businessman, developer and philanthropist Dennis Owen Morgan, OD, is the 2018 recipient of the Northern Caribbean University (NCU) Product Sample Award. Read More

Sandals, SDC host successful back-to-school treat and health fair

Thursday, August, 23 2018    

LOTTERY, St James — Scores of children from Lottery and surrounding communities in St James, were the beneficiaries of school supplies at the Sandals/SDC Back-to-School Treat and Health Fair held at the Lottery Primary School recently. Read More

Junior History' falls on bad times

BY ALAN LEWIN Observer West writer | Thursday, August, 23 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James —During the 1980's and up to the year 2000, the duo of Cat Paw and Junior History were household names in Montego Bay, as the two provided top-class entertainment across the resort city. Read More

'Daylight All-Inclusive Breakfast Party 'for Mangos Resort

Thursday, August, 23 2018    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny — The lure of breakfast parties continues to grow with the second staging of Daylight All-inclusive Breakfast Party dubbed as the 'Farewell Summer Edition'. This latest addition is set for this Sunday at Mangos Resort in Falmouth, Trelawny. Read More

Breast Cancer 5K set for October 28

BY ACEION CUNNINGHAM Observer West writer | Thursday, August, 23 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Organisers of the Kiwanis Club of Providence/Montego Bay annual Breast Cancer 5K walk/run are targeting 2,000 participants for their eighth staging of the event, set for Sunday, October 28, in Montego Bay. Read More



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