Western News

Bottle cap creativity

Thursday, January, 24 2019    

Radio hosts broadcasting live from Sandals South Coast during the recent 12th annual Sandals Canadian Winter Sizzle radio remotes take a break after their shows to create cool bottle cap murals with kids from Kings Primary School in Westmoreland as part of a Sandals Foundation activity. Read More

Supreme donation to Blossom Gardens

Thursday, January, 24 2019    

Ophelia Hill (centre) of Supreme Ventures Limited presents a Whirlpool refrigerator to America Munroe, manager, Blossom Gardens Child Care Facility in Montego Bay, recently. Sharing in the moment is Kimona Todd- Johnson, also of Blossom Gardens Child Care Facility. The donation is part of... Read More

Sport Diary — January

Thursday, January, 24 2019    

TODAYSt James FA Sandals International Major LeagueSeba FC vs Melbourne Mind Game — UDC 3:00 pm FRIDAYSt James FA Sandals International Major League Read More

Multi-million-dollar commercial centre in Falmouth scheduled for April completion

BY MARK CUMMINGS Editor-at-Large cummingsm@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, January, 17 2019    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny— The multi-million-dollar Champion Plaza being constructed on eight acres of land on Market St in Falmouth is expected to be completed within the next three months. Read More

Getting dengue along with a pre-existing disease could result in complications, St James SMO warns

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer writer | Thursday, January, 17 2019    

NORWOOD, St James — Senior Medical Officer of Health (SMO) for St James, Dr Marcia Johnson Campbell, has cautioned that contracting dengue along with a pre-existing non-communicable disease could result in serious health complications. Read More

Congrats Vassell, on your MLS draft

Paul Reid | Thursday, January, 17 2019    

 Just over a week ago, former Cornwall College football star Peter-Lee 'Jakey' Vassell was selected in the second round of the US Major League Super Draft by Los Angeles FC. Read More

JCF moving to root out corrupt cops, says head of CSSB

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, January, 17 2019    

FLORENCE HALL, Trelawny Read More

Trelawny Police step up pressure on gangsters

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, January, 17 2019    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny — In light of gang warfare contributing to 31 per cent of the 29 murders recorded in the parish last year, the Trelawny police have signalled their resolve to move fervently this year to dismantle the alleged six gangs operating in the parish. Read More

Double team

Thursday, January, 17 2019    

  Montego Bay United’s national representative Owayne Gordon (right) attracts a double team in Sunday’s Red Stripe Premier League second- round game against Mt Pleasant FA at WesPow Park. At left is Mt Pleasant’s Severo Murphy, while at centre is Liston James. MBU won the game... Read More

Sport Diary — January 17

Thursday, January, 17 2019    

TODAY, January 17 St James FA Sandals Major LeagueMarl Road vs Cambridge FC – UDC field 3:00pm FRIDAY, January 18 St James FA Sandals Division One Read More


Thursday, January, 17 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Defending champions Wadadah FC will seek to maintain their unbeaten record against Grand Palladium when they meet in a Jamaica Football Federation Western Confederation Charley's JB Rum Super League second-round game on Sunday at the UDC field, set to kick... Read More

Marl Road, Cambridge seek first win in St James FA/Sandals Major League

Thursday, January, 17 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Marl Road FC and Cambridge FC are to make a second attempt at winning their first game in the St James FA/Sandals Major League when they meet in a Zone 2 match at the UDC field today, starting at 3:00 pm. Read More

Garbage Bin Donation

Thursday, January, 17 2019    

Mayor of Montego Bay Councillor Homer Davis (left) and Member of Parliament for St James Central Heroy Clarke are joined by teachers and students of the Salt Spring All-Age School in St James, as well as representatives from MoBay Jerk Fest following the presentation of garbage bins to the... Read More

'Lockdown' Green Island under tight security after two

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, January, 17 2019    

LUCEA, Hanover — Faced with two murders since the start of the year in the Green Island Police Division, Superintendent Sharon Beeput, the commanding officer for Hanover, has declared that the division is currently under “police lockdown.” Read More

MoBay's RehGeh Queen looks to break locally, internationally

Thursday, January, 17 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St JamesMontego Bay-based recording artiste RehGeh Queen believes she has the talent and lyrical firepower to become the next breakout star from western Jamaica in short order. Read More


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