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Thursday, September, 26 2019    

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Three new champions at CUMI Come Run

Thursday, September, 26 2019    

SANDY BAY, Hanover — Three new champions were crowned at the 11th Annual CUMI (Committee for the Upliftment of the Mentally Ill) 'Come Run' held at Tryall Club in Hanover on Saturday. Read More

Jamaica could win more than 13 medals at Doha

Paul Reid | Thursday, September, 26 2019    

Jamaican athletes will surprise many at the 17th IAAF World Championships in Doha, Qatar, starting tomorrow morning and running until October 6, and could win anywhere between 13 and 15 medals. Read More


BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, September, 26 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Thirty-five-year-old Leezo Wallace's meteoric rise from an agent to general manager of the Jamaican operation of Unique Vacations Limited (UVL) should provide hope to the over 36,000 workers in the business processing outsourcing sector that the industry provides... Read More

Green Island High celebrates 50 years

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Wednesday, September, 25 2019    

GREEN ISLAND, Hanover — The Green Island High School in Hanover recently launched a 'Brick-by-Brick' project in which past students are expected to contribute a minimum of $50 each to the school's fund-raising efforts to purchase a school... Read More

2019 Korean Film Festival goes to MoBay

Sunday, September, 22 2019    

The Embassy of the Republic of Korea will host its annual Korean Film Festival in Montego Bay, St James, for a two-day run beginning Wednesday, September 25, at 6:00 pm at the Palace Multiplex to commemorate Korea–Jamaica Friendship Week 2019. Read More

Gov't mulls satellite fire response stations for south Trelawny

BY HORACE HINES FALMOUTH, Trelawny | Thursday, September, 19 2019    

 Local Government and Community Development Minister Desmond McKenzie has hinted at plans to establish satellite fire response stations in the southern sections of Trelawny. Read More

Gager urges residents to learn from Hurricane Dorian's impact on The Bahamas

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, September, 19 2019    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny — Chairman of the Trelawny Municipal Corporation (TMC) Councillor C Junior Gager says the devastation of The Bahamas from the passage of Hurricane Dorian should serve as a wake-up call for persons who ignore hurricane warnings. Read More

Historic win

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, September, 19 2019    

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Eyes Wide Shut returns to MoBay

BY ACEION CUNNINGHAM Observer West writer | Thursday, September, 19 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — One of western Jamaica's most anticipated entertainment calendar event, Eyes Wide Shut All-White party, returns this year after a one-year break. Read More

All set for CUMI Come Run

Thursday, September, 19 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James - Hundreds of runners and walkers from across western Jamaica are expected to descend upon the Tryall Club in Sandy Bay on Saturday for the 11th Annual CUMI Come Run, set to get underway at 6:30 am.The annual 5K Run/Walk and 10K Run is the major... Read More

A gift for the city

Thursday, September, 19 2019    

Camarco Brown of Herbert Morrison Technical (right) tries to get past CedricTitus' Shannon Blake in their ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup Zone C game played inMontego Bay recently. Herbert Morrison won the game 4-3. (Photos: Paul Reid). Read More

Sport Diary — September 19

Thursday, September, 19 2019    

TODAYISSA Rural Area NetballZone ASt James High vs Green Pond High @ St James High — 2:15 pm Zone C Read More


BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer writer | Thursday, September, 19 2019    

LUCEA, Hanover — Chairman of the Hanover Municipal Corporation Sheridan Samuels is calling for the return of the security forces-manned checkpoint at Orange Bay in the parish, which is under a state of public emergency (SOE). Read More

CPFSA head bemoans continued high reports of child abuse

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, September, 19 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Child Protection and Family Services Agency (CPFSA) Chief Executive Officer Rosalee Gage Gray is bemoaning that despite interventions such as the Break the Silence Campaign over the years, reports of child abuse have still not been reducing... Read More


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