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CHR Solutions to assist SMEs

MONTEGO BAY, St James - Caribbean HR Solutions (CHRS) will this year add small- and medium-sized businesses to its catalogue as part of efforts to move local companies up the value chain. Read More

Bartlett announces development projects for Negril
NEGRIL, Westmoreland - Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says his Administration is moving to complete a number of development projects, and to pursue others, in the resort town Negril in coming months.... Read More

Sixth suspect held in murder of Tamara Geddes
RESERVE, Trelawny - Members of the Criminal Investigation Branch are now questioning a sixth suspect in connection with the murder of 36-year-old Tamara Geddes who was shot and killed in her bedroom in this rural community, in the presence of her 10-year-old daughter,...... Read More

''Futboss' grabs attention with his sophomore album
MONTEGO BAY, St James - Montego- based dancehall artiste Ritson Fairclough, also called Futboss, is beaming with pride as he promotes his sophomore album titled #Assertive . ... Read More

Western Ja entrepreneur establishes company to minimise COVID-19 spread

Thursday, August, 6 2020    

SAVANNA-LA-MAR, Westmoreland - As members of the business community continue to hatch innovative ways to stay afloat in the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic, operators of Nacana Motors Limited a local motor vehicle dealership company recently... Read More

Legal Battle!

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, August, 6 2020    

MARTHA BRAE, Trelawny - The occupancy of a one-acre parcel of land on which a church, Noah's Ark Children's Home — an orphanage for boys — and a mission house in Martha Brae, now sit is headed for a legal showdown as the occupiers who have been served a notice to quit have... Read More

Pre-season football games will not be free-for-all, says ISSA

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, August, 6 2020    

MONTEGO BAY, St James - Pre-season games will not be a free-for-all if the Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)-organised schoolboys football season is allowed to go on this year, as there must be guidelines to ensure that all the stakeholders are safe and... Read More

'Operation Appreciation!'

Thursday, August, 6 2020    

Employees of the Falmouth Public General Hospital (from left) Dr Rojae Hazel, Shakeim Legister and Andrew Eulitt read a copy of the Jamaica Observer at the hospital recently under the Observer's 'Operation Appreciation' initiative, which will see the medical facility's front line workers... Read More

New Chapter!

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, August, 6 2020    

Former Rusea's High standout athlete Nia Robinson will start a new chapter in her life this weekend when she reports to Barton Community College in Great Bend, Kansas. Read More

Many Thanks, AHSPSA

Thursday, August, 6 2020    

Anchovy High student Kaylia Pinnock (third left) and mother, Velma Latchman (second left), accept a cheque for $1,454,980.00— which will go towards the student's medical expenses associated with a brain tumour—from Albert Ferguson (fifth left), president of the Anchovy High... Read More

Shada Sinclair is indeed going places

BY KIMBERLEY HIBBERT Senior staff reporter hibbertk@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, August, 3 2020    

EIGHT years ago Evol Beckford, vice-principal at Hampton School in Malvern, St Elizabeth, said Shada Sinclair was going places. Read More

St Mary SE tell why Dunn should win

Monday, August, 3 2020    

The Jamaica Observer visited the constituency of St Mary South East where sitting MP Dr Norman Dunn (JLP) is being challenged by . Residents were asked: “Why should your party's candidate win the upcoming election?” Here is how they responded: Read More

Dunn lists accomplishments in St Mary SE

Monday, August, 3 2020    

ANNOTTO BAY, St Mary — Sitting Member of Parliament for St Mary South Eastern Dr Norman Dunn is the first to concede that he hasn't completed all the tasks he set out to do in the constituency in his near three years in the seat. However, he says they are high on his to-do list if... Read More

Voting patterns in St Mary SE since 1989

Monday, August, 3 2020    

YEAR JLP PNP NDM UPP1989 Alva Ross 6,476 Harry Douglas 7,3191993 Alva Ross 5,342 Harry Douglas 5,7551997 Don Creary 4,976 Harry Douglas 6,470 Lorane Ferguson 556 Read More

Manchester: Crime trending down, seven wanted

BY KASEY WILLIAMS Observer writer | Monday, August, 3 2020    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester - Police here have revealed the names of six men and a woman wanted for crimes committed in the parish, even while they report a 28 per cent reduction in serious and major offences since the start of the year.Wanted are: Read More



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