Western News

Premier League relegation could benefit MBU, FC Reno

Paul Reid | Thursday, February, 7 2019    

It might not be such a bad thing for Montego Bay United (MBU) to be relegated from the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) at the end of this season. Read More

Half Moon hosts CHTA delegates

Thursday, February, 7 2019    

Half Moon hosted delegates from the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) Caribbean Marketplace for cocktails and a sneak peek of the new renovations to Fern Tree Spa and other additions to the historic property. Read More

Custos Muschett renews call for traffic lights in Trelawny

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, February, 7 2019    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny — Following the recent carnage on Trelawny roads which left five people dead and four others seriously injured, there is a renewed call from the custos of the parish Paul Muschett for the National Works Agency (NWA) to install traffic lights at strategic points... Read More

'Mathematics “Head-ucation”: Preventing Math Phobia'

Thursday, February, 7 2019    

Retired principal of the Montego Bay Community College Dr Angela Harris (left) delivers her remarks to an appreciative audience during her lecture on “Mathematics 'Head-ucation': Preventing Math Phobia” at The University of Technology, Jamaica Western Campus... Read More

Almost there!

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, February, 7 2019    

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Thanks, Milo

Thursday, February, 7 2019    

Chris-Anthony Salter (left) consumer marketing manager powdered beverages Nestle Jamaica, hands over the cheque of $200,000 for the Milo Western Initiative at the recent media launch of the 41st Milo Western Relays held at the Holy Trinity Hall in Westgate, St James. Read More

Western-based RSPL teams seek to avoid relegation

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, February, 7 2019    

TUCKER, St James —Embattled western teams, Montego Bay United and FC Reno must start winning games if they are to avoid relegation at the end of the Red Stripe Premier League season. Read More

Herbert Morrison seek to salvage pride in ISSA national basketball play-offs

Thursday, February, 7 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Herbert Morrison will seek to salvage some personal pride today when they take on St Elizabeth Technical and Knox of the Central Conference in an ISSA national play-off double-header at the Montego Bay Cricket Club, set to start at 2:00... Read More

Sport Diary — February 7

Thursday, February, 7 2019    

TODAY, February 7ISSA National boys' basketball play-offsU-16- Herbert Morrison vs STETHS – Cricket Club - 2:00 pmU-19- Herbert Morrison vs Knox – Cricket Club - 3:30 pm FRIDAY, February 8 Read More

Pressure Check

Thursday, February, 7 2019    

Registered nurse Carmen Spence-Richards (right) checks the pressure of a resident of St James who was among the over 270 who benefitted from Mission Project 2019 Expo at Sam Sharpe Square in Montego Bay last Saturday. The expo was organised by the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Read More

'Fix them up'

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer writer | Thursday, February, 7 2019    

CAMBRIDGE, St James — Mayor of Montego Bay Councillor Homer Davis is calling on the Jamaica Railway Corporation (JRC) to rehabilitate a number of unsightly derelict buildings in St James, which are owned by the corporation. Read More

Jitters in some quarters as St James SOE ends today

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, January, 31 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — There is cautious optimism among stakeholders in St James that the crime situation will not return to where it was prior to the implementation of the State of Public Emergency (SOE) in the parish on Thursday, January 18, last year. Read More

Fun-filled We Inspire Brunch staged at Holiday Inn

Thursday, January, 31 2019    

It was a sea of orange-clad women sharing laughter, tears, inspiration and fun inside the Rose Hall Ballroom at Holiday Inn Resort in St James for the second staging of We Inspire Women Brunch - Montego Bay last Sunday. Read More

'Not True'

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, January, 31 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James - Agriculture Minister Audley Shaw has refuted claims by head of the Westmoreland Hemp and Ganja Farmers' Association, Ras Iyah V, that members of his association are yet to receive an communication from his ministry about arrangements for the commencement of a... Read More

Despite deadly crash, 'Thrill' still on

BY MARK CUMMINGS Editor-at-Large cummingsm@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, January, 31 2019    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny — Despite the death of a member of the organising committee in a motor vehicle collision last week, promoters of the event “Thrill” say they are still going ahead with the much-anticipated show, set for Burwood Beach in Trelawny on Sunday, February... Read More


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