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Northern Caribbean University drives research and innovation

BY KASEY WILLIAMS Observer writer | Monday, February, 10 2020    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — The Northern Caribbean University (NCU) recently hosted its annual Research Week under the theme: 'Leveraging Research for the Public Good and Development in the 21st century'. Read More

Envision your future, women told

BY KATRICH WALKER Observer Writer | Monday, February, 10 2020    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — An all-white vision board soiree hosted here recently facilitated an ambiance for networking, entertainment, and planning for the future. Read More

A case of tragedy averted!

BY JONATHAN MORRISON Observer writer | Monday, February, 10 2020    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — A community outreach programme focusing on domestic violence intervention and social rehabilitation may have averted a possible double murder and suicide. This according to Custos of Manchester Garfield Green, who spearheaded the establishment of the... Read More

Welcome back, Fabian!

Monday, February, 10 2020    

All-rounder Fabian Allen, from Neif Mountain in St Elizabeth and a past student of Vere Technical High School, has been recalled to the West Indies One-Day International (ODI) squad after recovering from a leg injury sustained while on tour of India late last year. Read More

Lucky winners!

Monday, February, 10 2020    

CLARENDON PARK, Clarendon — Juici Patties and Coca-Cola collaborated during the Christmas season in a promotion which allowed customers to win prizes, including Lenovo laptops, Samsung Smart TV sets and Samsung tablets. Read More

St Elizabeth gets ready for annual drought

Monday, February, 10 2020    

BLACK RIVER, St Elizabeth — Mayor of Black River Councillor Derrick Sangster says the St Elizabeth Municipal Corporation will be proactive in its approach to mitigate the effects of drought as the country enters yet another dry period. Read More

Not Safe!

By Kasey Williams Observer writer | Monday, February, 10 2020    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester- Chief executive officer (CEO) of the Firearm Licensing Authority (FLA) Shane Dalling is worried that licensed firearm holders who conduct business at the FLA's Mandeville Regional Office are being exposed to security risks. Read More

Some stranded TUI passengers happy with extra days in sunny Jamaica

BY HORACE HINES Observer staff reporter hinesh@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, February, 8 2020    

MONTEGO BAY, St James – There were mixed reactions from the nearly 300 Belgium-bound passengers who were left stranded in the island since Tuesday when their charted TUI Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner was forced to be grounded at Sangster International Airport due to technical... Read More

EU ready to assist Jamaica amid threat of coronavirus

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer writer editorial@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, February, 8 2020    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Head of the delegation of the European Union (EU) to Jamaica Ambassador Malgorzata Wasilewska says the EU stands ready to assist Jamaica, should the need arise, as the country prepares to deal with any eventuality arising from the threat of... Read More

Edram calls for more support for Hanover's needy

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, February, 6 2020    

LUCEA, Hanover — Inspector of Poor at the Hanover Municipal Corporation's Poor Relief Department, Neika Edram, is calling on corporate Jamaica for more support, in an effort to meet the growing demands of its annual health fair, which caters to... Read More

Bingham McKenzie pleased with We Inspire Women initiative

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, February, 6 2020    

ROSE HALL, St James — Founder and CEO of We Inspire Women Limited, Cortia Bingham McKenzie, says her initiative, which is celebrating five years of inspiring women and girls to be strong women, has been widely received by the public. Read More

South Trelawny welcomes plans for construction of long-awaited fire station

HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, February, 6 2020    

STETTIN,Trelawny — Prominent Albert Town businessman Kenneth Hugh Grant is among several stakeholders in the southern section of Trelawny who are welcoming news that construction of the long-awaited fire station in the area will commence during... Read More

Riigz delivers splendid set at Can–Jam link-up party

Thursday, February, 6 2020    

NEGRIL, Westmoreland — Scores of overseas visitors turned out at Drifters Bar in Negril Westmoreland recently for the inaugural staging of the Can-Jam Link-Up party and stage show at that venue. Read More

'Herbie' hunt ISSA basketball double

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, February, 6 2020    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Herbert Morrison Technical will be seeking their first ever ISSA national basketball double after completing a sixth straight Western Conference double last week, with wins over York Castle High and St James High. Read More

Sport Diary — February 6

Thursday, February, 6 2020    

 TODAYISSA Rural table tennisGirls Under -19William Knibb vs St Hildas @ William Knibb - 2:00 pmGirls U-16/U-19 Read More



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