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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

Mount Airy celebrates Junior Schools' Challenge Quiz victory

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, December, 27 2018    

MOUNT AIRY, Westmoreland — “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” which means 'wonderful,' is the word 12- year-old Mount Airy Primary and Infant School student Andrea Barnes used to describe how she felt when her school emerged the 2018 winners of ... Read More

Big Plans!

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, December, 27 2018    

CATHERINE HALL, St James — The Montego Bay Sports Complex could be getting an overhaul starting early next year as the St James Municipal Council seeks to expand the present offerings of the facility from only football and track and field to other sporting... Read More

Western Ja set to ring in New Year in style

BY ACEION CUNNINGHM Observer West writer | Thursday, December, 27 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Partygoers in the resort city of Montego Bay preparing for New Year's Eve parties have their pick of top entertainment spots to choose from, with many entities offering all-inclusive events, party favours plus other innovative offerings to ring in the New... Read More

Second staging better than first…more to come

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, December, 27 2018    

ROSE HALL, St James — The second staging of the Jersey Mike's Jamaica Classic NCAA men's basketball tournament surpassed the first staging “and is a good omen for what is to come” stated Jacob Ridenhour, the executive director of the three-day event held recently at the... Read More



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