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JGA expects full field for 54-hole event at Tryall

Thursday, November, 19 2020    

SANDY BAY, Hanover - Organisers of the 53rd annual Jamaica Golf Association (JGA) Open set to tee off at the Tryall Club in Tryall, Hanover, next month have expressed optimism that a full field of players will participate in the... Read More


Thursday, November, 19 2020    

MONTEGO BAY, St James - Twenty-seven municipal police at the St James Municipal Corporation (SJMC) who have undergone tests for the coronavirus (COVID-19), and have been subsequently placed in quarantine until November 25, have compromised the municipality's enforcement... Read More


Thursday, November, 19 2020    

Detective Inspector Cordia Ashley (second left), the acting crime officer for Trelawny, collects an award on behalf of her Criminal Investigations Branch (CIB) colleagues, from Senior Superintendent Wayne Josephs (left) of the CIB headquarters in Kingston, in recognition of the... Read More

Palmer, Pagon leaving politics

Wednesday, November, 18 2020    

SANTA CRUZ, St Elizabeth — Two giants of local government in St Elizabeth, Jeremy Palmer and Donovan Pagon, have confirmed that they are leaving competitive politics and will not be contesting the next elections, which are now due. Read More

Trelawny field hospital expected to play critical role

Wednesday, November, 18 2020    

CHIEF executive officer of the Falmouth Public General Hospital in Trelawny, Princess Wedderburn, says the new field hospital that is currently under construction there will play a critical role in public health care in western Jamaica. Read More

Risky rehab

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer writer editorial@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, November, 17 2020    

CHIGWELL, Hanover — The Hanover Health Department is threatening to close a rehabilitation facility in the parish that is said to be operating below accepted standards and without the necessary approvals. Read More

TitchfieId High honours beloved former principal

Monday, November, 16 2020    

The main driveway at Titchfield High School in Port Antonio, Portland, has been officially named the Lloyd O Chin Drive, in honour of one of the key personalities behind the success of the 234-year-old institution, the Jamaica Information Service (JIS) reported... Read More

Heroics of two men saved six-year-old girl from fire in Falmouth

BY HORACE HINES Staff reporter hinesh@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, November, 16 2020    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny —Two friends risked their lives as they braved the scorching heat to rescue a six-year-old girl from an inferno that razed a three-bedroom board house along Duke Street in the historic town of Falmouth, early Saturday afternoon. Read More

Trelawny Health Department takes aim at triple threat

BY ONOME SIDO Observer West writer | Saturday, November, 14 2020    

The Trelawny Health Department has initiated a sensitisation and testing campaign against the triple threats of COVID-19, dengue fever and influenza. Read More

High COVID-19 recovery rate in Manchester

Friday, November, 13 2020    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — There is a high recovery rate among COVID-19 patients in this south-central parish, with 90 per cent of the 396 confirmed cases having recuperated. Read More

New batch of St James community health aides joins COVID fight

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, November, 12 2020    

MONTEGO BAY, St James - The St James Public Health Services says more than 700 applicants were recently interviewed to fill the 107 community health aide positions in the parish. Read More

Former junior mayor gives back to her primary school

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, November, 12 2020    

WAKEFIELD, Trelawny - Distance learning from the Wakefield Primary and Infant School has been enhanced with last week's donation of a projector, a laptop computer and two air-conditioning units from past student Sashae Campbell, a former junior mayor of... Read More

Sandals partners with JTB to market Brand Jamaica

Thursday, November, 12 2020    

NEGRIL, Westmoreland - In its continued bid to lure more visitors to our shores, Sandals Resorts International (SRI) has ramped up its marketing campaign with a United States Multi-station Radio Remote, which begins tomorrow at Sandals Negril and ends... Read More

St Anthony's Kitchen providing meals and more for Negril children

BY ROSALEE WOOD Observer West writer | Thursday, November, 12 2020    

NEGRIL, Westmoreland - Known for providing hot meals to residents of Negril and its environs, St Anthony's Kitchen has over the years evolved into much more. Read More


BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, November, 12 2020    

MONTEGO BAY, St James - Scores of youngsters from Mount Salem and surrounding areas are to benefit Read More


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