Western News

Cornwall College retain Jackson Shield

Thursday, September, 6 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Cornwall College extended their hold on the Jackson Shield, the preseason one-day tournament played against long-time rivals Munro College, to an eighth-straight year after they played out a 2-2 draw at Cornwall College on Saturday. The Jackson Shield... Read More

If people were still afraid of ghosts, there would be less crime — author Delva Harvey Baker

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, September, 6 2018    

MARYLAND, Hanover — Retired Hanover educator, and author, Delva M Harvey Baker, who is set to officially launch her first book in Jamaica on Saturday, believes that if people were still afraid of ghosts, there would be less crime. Read More

MoBay Chamber welcomes multi million-dollar development projects

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, September, 6 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James - The Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MBCCI) is welcoming the multi million-dollar development projects being undertaken by Government in Montego Bay. Read More

PHOTO: Many Thanks

Thursday, September, 6 2018    

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Bartlett earmarks $1-m from Welfare Fund for PEP textbooks

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, September, 6 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Member of Parliament Edmund Bartlett says roughly 10 per cent of the $10.4 million earmarked for spending from his 2018 East Central St James Scholarship and Welfare Fund (ECSTSWF), will go towards the purchase of Primary Exit Profile (PEP) textbooks for... Read More

Hanover Western MP urges PM Holness to

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

 INDUSTRY COVE, Hanover — Member of Parliament for Hanover Western, Ian Hayles is urging Prime Minister Andrew Holness to address the deplorable road conditions in the Orange Bay Housing Scheme in the constituency. Read More

Green urges parents to save for-their children's tertiary education

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

SPRINGFIELD, St James — Minister of State in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, Floyd Green, is urging parents to start saving for their children's tertiary education, while they are in secondary school. Read More

Boothe, Powell — MVPs in St James FA's Under-17 and Under-20 leagues

Thursday, August, 30 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James —Green Pond High's goalkeeper Bricando Boothe and West Green FC's Jowell Powell were named Most Valuable Players (MVP's) in last Saturday's St James Football Association/Sandals Resorts International Under-17 and Under-20 football finals,... Read More

Back-to-school events across the west

Thursday, August, 30 2018    

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 Monday (September 3). Read More

Lamis Hamilton is Miss Jamaica World 2018 Top Model

Thursday, August, 30 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Lamis Hamilton walked away with the Miss Jamaica World 2018 Top Model fast track competition title during the staging of the event at the Sandals Montego Bay Conference Centre in St James on Saturday night. Read More

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



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