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PHOTO: Messy!

The Jamaica Observer West's roving photographer spotted this pile-up of garbage along Harbour Street in the resort town of Montego Bay on Tuesday. Some business operators in the area say the receptacle at the location is inadequate to accommodate the large volume of garbage that is deposited... Read More

PLCA directors must step down
Based on the ruling by the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) and the agreement by all the football stakeholders that Montego Bay United (MBU) must be paid all the monies owed by the Premier League Clubs Association (PLCA) from last year, it should be a given that Carvel...... Read More

Photo: On the go
St James High's national under-20 player Calwayne Allen (right) manages to get away from Cornwall College's Michael Heaven in Saturday's ISSA/Flow daCosta Cup Zone A top-of-the-table clash at the Montego Bay Sports Complex. Both players scored in the game, but Heaven's second-half goal made the...... Read More

All set for CUMI Come Run
It's all systems go for the sixth staging of the annual Tryall Club CUMI Come Run scheduled for this Saturday at the historic 18-hole Tryall Golf Club in Hanover.... Read More

ENTERTAINMENT DIARY 21/9

Thursday, September, 21 2017    

THURSDAY, September 21Exotic Thursdays@ SundazeBar & GrillGloucester Ave, Montego BayTime: 10:00 pm Heineken All Star Thursdays@ MargaritavilleGloucester Ave, Montego BayAdm: Free Read More

Animal thieves target Skibo in Portland

BY KIMONE FRANCIS Observer staff reporter francisk@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, September, 18 2017    

THE recurring theft of livestock by criminal elements in the Skibo community of West Portland has frustrated farmers to the point where reports are no longer made to the police. Read More

Please, come and learn to earn

BY RENAE DIXON Observer staff reporter dixonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, September, 18 2017    

The people who manage Retreat Skills Training Centre in St Mary have one major problem — not enough young people are making use of the facility. Read More

No help

BY KIMONE FRANCIS Observer staff reporter francisk@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, September, 18 2017    

ALMOST a decade after the tragic Rio Grande Valley crash in Portland, which claimed the life of 14 people, survivors, some with permanent injuries, say they have received no help from authorities. Read More

Norman Dunn lists recording studio among plans for St Mary SE

Monday, September, 18 2017    

THE Jamaica Labour Party's (JLP's) Dr Norman Dunn, who ran against late People's National Party Member of Parliament Dr Winston Green in the February 2016 General Election, has furnished a 16-page manifesto outlining his plans for the St Mary South Eastern constituency when the... Read More

BPO venture among Shane Alexis' plans for St Mary SE

Monday, September, 18 2017    

PEOPLE'S National Party (PNP) candidate for St Mary South Eastern Dr Shane Alexis has outlined a 12-point plan he is hoping to fulfil should he become the next Member of Parliament for the constituency. Below are the areas of focus: Read More

Past students raise $1.2 million for York Castle High

BY RENAE DIXON Observer staff reporter dixonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, September, 18 2017    

YORK Castle High School in Brown's Town, St Ann, received a major boost to its sports programme recently when past students handed over a cheque valued at $1.2 million to the institution. Read More

York Castle High to supply farmers with disease-free ginger plantlets

BY RENAE DIXON Observer staff reporter dixonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, September, 18 2017    

A move to produce disease-free ginger is shaping up to be a success, principal of York Castle High School in Brown's Town, St Ann, Raymond Treasure, has said. Read More

Morant Bay Primary gets literacy day boost from FLOW Foundation

Monday, September, 18 2017    

MORANT Bay Primary School in St Thomas has benefitted from a further boost to its literacy programme. This was possible through the donation of a 55-inch SMART television from FLOW Foundation. Read More

PHOTO: Sports boost

Monday, September, 18 2017    

Jennifer Small (fourth left) and other past students present a $1-million cheque to Principal Raymond Treasure (third right). Sharing in the moment are students from the school. Read More

Government to regularise informal settlements in Clarendon Central

Saturday, September, 16 2017    

GOVERNMENT is taking steps to acquire lands in sections of Clarendon Central with a view to regularising informal community settlements. Read More



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