Cornerstone screens approximately 4,300 students

NEGRIL, Westmoreland — Cornerstone Jamaica, a non-profit organisation, as part of its mission to provide eye care for students across the country is reporting that they have prescribed glasses for 644 children of approximately 4,300 screened since starting their vision-correction... Read More

Trelawny Municipal Corporation seeks church leader
FALMOUTH, Trelawny — Chairman of the Trelawny Municipal Corporation (TMC), C Junior Gager, has revealed that the municipality is seeking to identify and contact the leader of a church who is believed to be preparing a section of lands on the Falmouth Market compound to informally...... Read More

Organisers promise fun-filled Different Strokes at Wavz Beach
NEGRIL, Westmoreland — Promoters of Negril's signature retro party series, the Charley's JB Overproof Rum-sponsored Different Strokes, are promising that Saturday's staging of the biannual event, now in its 10th year, will be just as fun as previous...... Read More

Former Cornwall College player Peter-Lee Vassell (right) skips past Guyana's defender Matthew Briggs in Monday's Concacaf National League game at the Montego Bay Sports Complex. Jamaica came from a goal down to earn a 1-1 draw. (Photo: Paul Reid)... Read More

Jersey Mike's Jam Classic begins in Rose Hall tomorrow

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, November, 21 2019    

ROSE HALL, St James - Utah State, the 15th ranked team in the National Colleigiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division 1 men's basketball are the highest-ranked team at this weekend's third staging of the Jersey Mike's Jamaica Classic to be held at the Montego Bay Convention Centre in... Read More

Justice minister wants new courthouse for Manchester in 18 months

BY KASEY WILLIAMS Observer writer | Thursday, November, 21 2019    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Justice Minister Delroy Chuck says he wants to see a new courthouse built for Mandeville within the next 18 months. Read More

SANDALS — Best All-Inclusive

Thursday, November, 21 2019    

Sandals South Coast was voted the Best All-Inclusive resort over 300 rooms in the RJRGLEANER Hospitality Awards 2019. Accepting the award from Gary Allen, CEO of RJRGLEANER Communications Group (2nd right) is deputy chairman of Sandals Resorts International, Adam Stewart. Sharing in the... Read More

'Temperature' set for Cinnamon Hill on December 8

Thursday, November, 21 2019    

ROSE HALL, St James — Billed as Jamaica's number one themed party, Temperature, returns to Cinnamon Hill Golf Course in Rose Hall on Sunday, December 8. At that time, patrons are expected to blanket the venue in a sea of blue in keeping with this edition's 'Blue Oasis'... Read More

'Talk to Us'

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, November, 21 2019    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny — Member of Parliament for Trelawny Northern Victor Wright is among the increasing number of stakeholders in the parish pressing the National Works Agency (NWA) for answers as to when the Rock bridge will be reopened. Read More

Golf Open for Tryall

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, November, 21 2019    

SANDY BAY, Hanover — The Tryall golf course in Sandy Bay, Hanover, will host the Jamaica Golf Open for the first time when the 56th staging of the longest-running event of its kind in the Caribbean is held from December 11-14, it was announced on Tuesday (November 19) at a press... Read More


Thursday, November, 21 2019    

Former Rusea's High striker Brian Brown (right), tries to dribble away from Guyana's midfielder Daniel Wilson in Monday's (November 18) Concacaf National League game at Montego Bay Sports Complex. Jamaica came from a goal down to earn a 1-1 draw. (Photo: Paul Reid) Read More

Sport Diary — November 21

Thursday, November, 21 2019    

TODAY – November 21ISSA Western Conference Boys' basketballIrwin High vs Holland High@ MoBay Boys Club -1:30 pmMuschett High vs Rhodes Hall@ Muschett High - 3:00 pm FRIDAY – November 22 Read More

The joys of art!

Monday, November, 18 2019    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Organisers are expressing satisfaction with the 28th Mandeville Art Fair staged recently over three days at the St John Bosco Auditorium in Hatfield, west of here. Read More


Monday, November, 18 2019    

Manchester recently honoured two of its valiant sons — Stanley Francis, 98, and Aston Senior, 95, two living survivors of World War II, which ended 74 years ago. It was Remembrance Sunday, November 10 — a day before the November 11 official commemoration of Armistice Day,... Read More

Food safety training for Chinese employers and their workers

Monday, November, 18 2019    

MAY PEN, Clarendon — Local health authorities say a training programme has influenced significant improvements in food safety compliance among Chinese nationals who operate businesses in this south-central parish. Read More


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