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'Wi a feel di pressure!'

ALBERT TOWN, Trelawny — The farmer is an essential stakeholder in Jamaica's growing economy. Read More

Adella Graham is 100 not out
LOGWOOD, Hanover — According to Psalms 90, verse 10, the life expectancy of a man is three score and ten (70 years).... Read More

No disruption of service for mentally ill in St James, says MOH
MONTEGO BAY, St James — Medical officer of health for St James Dr Marcia Johnson-Campbell says despite the challenges being experienced by the health sector in the wake of COVID-19, there will be no disruption of service for mentally ill patients in the...... Read More

COVID-19 couldn't stop Venesha Williams from realising her dream
Moving to a new country can be an exciting adventure.... Read More

Holland United get well-needed boost from Simtours

BY MARK CUMMINGS Editor-at-large cummingsm@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, March, 26 2020    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny — Holland United Club got a well-needed boost on the weekend, when ground transport operator, Desmond Simpson, donated jerseys and shorts to the cash-strapped club, and committed to providing transportation for team members to all away games... Read More


Thursday, March, 26 2020    

A town crier in the community of Hague, Trelawny, delivers messages about the importance of proper hygiene on Tuesday, as part of Government's efforts to contain the spread of coronavirus. Read More

COVID-19 denies athletes, fans of track and field feast

Paul Reid | Thursday, March, 26 2020    

Today, the Intersecondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/GraceKennedy Champs would have been at its midway point and the big teams would have started to make their moves and set the table for what was expected to be a sumptuous feast of track and field for the final... Read More


BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, March, 26 2020    

MONTEGO BAY, St James - President of West Jamaica Conference of Seventh-day Adventists (SDA) Pastor Glen Samuels says the lack of internet connectivity is negatively impacting the delivery of online sermons. Read More

Musical couple Rosh Rebel and Kali Grn spreading love, positivity

BY ACEION CUNNINGHAM Observer writer | Thursday, March, 26 2020    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — From childhood dreams of wanting to become doctors, growing up in musical families, memories of singing from as early as six years old, discovering a mutual love of music and a passion for wanting to become musical stars, are some of the common notes that... Read More


BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, March, 26 2020    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) Western Confederation/ Charley's JB Rum Super League champions, Faulkland FC will appeal the ban on three of their players and fines totalling $115,000 that were handed out earlier this month following altercations that... Read More

COVID-19 denies 'Herbie's Danielle Angin chance to strike gold at Champs

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, March, 26 2020    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Despite admitting to “a fear of heights”, Herbert Morrison Technical's Danielle Anglin seemed set to win the girls' Class 1 high jump in her first year in that class at the ISSA/GraceKennedy High School championships this... Read More

Manchester custos lauds emergency responders

BY KASEY WILLIAMS Observer writer | Monday, March, 23 2020    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — The emergency services in this south-central town continue to be commended for their response to last month's massive fire at Heaven's Fesco gas station, which resulted in $100 million in damage.Custos rotulorum for Manchester Garfield... Read More

Tough times!

BY KASEY WILLIAMS Observer writer | Monday, March, 23 2020    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Taxi drivers, vendors and businesses in this south-central town, like many others islandwide, are bemoaning the harsh impact of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on their livelihood. Read More

Go, Jermaine!

Monday, March, 23 2020    

Jermaine Blackwood, proud past student of Holmwood Technical High School in Christiana, northern Manchester, laid strong claims for a return to the West Indies Test team with outstanding batting in the Caribbean 4-day cricket season which has been suspended after eight rounds because of... Read More

NCU partners with US university

Monday, March, 23 2020    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Mandeville-based Northern Caribbean University (NCU) has partnered with University of West Georgia (UWG) for an annual debate and communication exchange to benefit communication studies students and debaters. Read More


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