IDT rules against Petrojam

KINGSTON, Jamaica -- The Industrial Disputes Tribunal (IDT) on Monday ruled that Roselle Scott-Heron was unjustifiably dismissed as human resources manager at Petrojam in December 2016 and awarded her 12 months' salary as compensation. Read more

Western News

Hoolebury Primary gets much-needed facelift

Monday, January, 7 2019    

HOOLEBURY Primary School in Scarlett Hall, St Ann, recently received a much-needed facelift through the Bahia Principe Jamaica Resort Corporate Social Responsibility programme. Read More

Senior JFB board member calls for partnerships to maintain fire stations

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, January, 3 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James— Dr Keith Amiel, deputy chairman of the Jamaica Fire Brigade (JFB) board, has challenged hoteliers and other business operators to partner with the JFB in an effort to ensure that its facilities and equipment are in working order. Read More

Bolt not done yet

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, January, 3 2019    

SHERWOOD CONTENT, Trelawny —Despite pulling out of the Central Coast Mariners outfit in Australia where he pursued his professional football goal, legendary track star Usain Bolt is still mulling a career in that sport. Read More

More help for McLeggon

BY MARK CUMMINGS Editor-at-Large cummingsm@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, January, 3 2019    

BARRETT TOWN, St James— Paralysed ex-cop Lorenzo McLeggon was not on hand at the Barrett Town Police Station to receive a gift of $200,000 from Florida-based radio personality Bevan Earle on Christmas Day, but Acting Assistant Commissioner of Police Steve Mc Gregor, who collected... Read More

MoBay rings in the new year in style

Thursday, January, 3 2019    

Scores of revellers turned out to usher in the new year at several themed parties at the main party spots in Montego Bay on Monday night. Read More

Sandals Foundation spends US$54m on projects since inception

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, January, 3 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Director of Programmes at Sandals Foundation, Heidi Clarke, has disclosed that over the past nine years the foundation has spent more than US$54million on projects and programmes, which has positively impacted over 750, 000 people in the Caribbean... Read More

Out front Faulkland FC, Falmouth United seek to maintain lead in JFF Western Confed

By Paul Reid Observer West writer | Thursday, January, 3 2019    

LUCEA, Hanover — Leaders Faulkland FC and Falmouth United will seek to end the first-round of the Jamaica Football Federation Western Confederation Charley's JB Rum Super League on top when the competition resumes on Saturday, following a two-week break. Read More

Proud firefighter

Thursday, January, 3 2019    

Kemion Dinnol (left) collects his Firefighter-of-the-Year award from Kevin Haughton, acting assistant commissioner of the Jamaica Fire Brigade (JFB) in charge of Area 4, which covers the western region, during the St James Division of the JFB Annual End of Year Ball and Awards Banquet held at... Read More

Careach Treats Hanoverians

Thursday, January, 3 2019    

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VOX POP

Thursday, January, 3 2019    

AS 2019 begins, the Jamaica Observer West took to the streets of Montego Bay, St James, on Tuesday and asked:What is your New Year's resolution?Here are some of the responses: Read More

First delivery for 2019

Thursday, January, 3 2019    

Shaniel Campbell (front, third left) and baby Akela Green share a photo opportunity with (from front, left) Althea McIntyre- Murphy, area manager for Kirk Distributors; LaVerne Miles, registration officer at the Registrar's General Department; Sister Debbie East-Branford, and (back row, left)... Read More

One Negril!

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, January, 3 2019    

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Rusea's High to host COCAA First Chance meet

By Paul Reid Observer West writer | Thursday, January, 3 2019    

LUCEA, Hanover — The County of Cornwall Athletics Association's (COCAA) First Chance meet is to be hosted by Rusea's High School for the first time on Saturday, two weeks after they hosted the Seymour Panton Classic at the Collin Miller Sports Complex in Lucea. Read More

Sport Diary — January 3

Thursday, January, 3 2019    

SATURDAY, January 5COCAA First Chance meet- Rusea's High – 8:30am JFF Western Confederation Charley's JB Rum Super LeagueLucea FC vs Faulkland FC – Watson Taylor Park – 3:00pm  Read More

Operation restore reputation

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, December, 27 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — With just a few days to go before the end of the year, Member of Parliament for St James Southern Derrick Kellier is calling on residents of Cambridge to make it their new year's resolution to restore the reputation of the community which has been tarnished... Read More



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