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Beaches Negril's chefs dominate Taste of Jamaica

Thursday, November, 28 2019    

NEGRIL, Westmoreland — Beaches Negril's 5-Star Global Gourmet™ chefs are still celebrating their remarkable medal and trophy haul at the 12th annual Taste of Jamaica Culinary Competition and Expo held over two days at Montego Bay Convention Centre in Rose... Read More

CHALLENGE!

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer LLANDILO, Westmoreland | Thursday, November, 28 2019    

LLANDILO, Westmoreland — Citing a long list of ills that have befallen the Westmoreland Football Association, Devon Maxwell, the general secretary of the association, is set to challenge long- serving p resident Everton Tomlinson... Read More

JGA president urges gov't to promote golfing

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, November, 28 2019    

 SANDY BAY, Hanover — The Jamaica Golf Association (JGA) has called on Government to do more to promote the island as a golfing destination, noting that the country had fallen down the pecking order and was missing out on benefits. Read More

Three teams seek spots in TFA KO

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, November, 28 2019    

KINLOSS, Trelawny — Three teams that failed to get past the first round last year and one newcomer, will be seeking places in the second- round of the Trelawny Football Association Victor Wright Knock out when the competition continues with two games... Read More

Different Strokes hits the right notes at Wavz Beach

Thursday, November, 28 2019    

The much-anticipated Charley's JB Overproof Rum-sponsored Different Strokes retro party unfolded last Saturday at Wavz Beach in the resort town of Negril. Read More

Game on!

Thursday, November, 28 2019    

Minister of tourism and Member of Parliament for St James East Central Edmond Bartlett (left), is all smiles as he receives a game ball from Jacob Ridenhour of SuperiorSports Management, during last Friday's opening day of the third Jersey Mike's Jamaica Classic NCAA Men's Division One... Read More

No Vending!

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, November, 28 2019    

 FALMOUTH, Trelawny — Mayor of Falmouth and chairman of the Trelawny Municipal Corporation, C Junior Gager has emphasised that vending in the historic Water Square in the town, will be prohibited during the Yuletide season. Read More

Sport Diary

Thursday, November, 28 2019    

TODAYTrelawny FA KnockoutJackson Town vs RG Strikers @ Jackson Town — 3:00 pmFRIDAYISSA Western Conference boys' basketballIrwin High vs Frome Tech @Boys Club — 1:30 pmSt... Read More

Ocho Rios poised for record cruiseship arrivals

Monday, November, 25 2019    

Ocho Rios is posed for a record 2019/2020 cruiseship season with some of the largest vessels in the world scheduled to call at the resort town.Some 15 vessels have stopped in Ocho Rios since the start of November. Read More

15 CASE students to study agriculture in Israel

Monday, November, 25 2019    

Fifteen students from the College of Agriculture, Science and Education (CASE) will head to Israel today for an 11-month agricultural training programme. Read More

$109-m contract signed for new Yallas Fire Station

Monday, November, 25 2019    

Residents of Yallahs in St Thomas will have a new fire station by August next year.This follows the signing of a $109.49-million contract for construction of the facility last Friday at Jamaica House. Read More

PHOTO: JOY IN THE RAIN

Monday, November, 25 2019    

Students of Oracabessa Primary school in St Mary jump over a puddle as they make their way home. (Photo: Jason Tulloch) Read More

A cry for help

Monday, November, 25 2019    

AN elderly woman of Lloyd's Pen in Yallahs, St Thomas, is appealing for assistance to rebuild her home, after fire ravaged the three-bedroom wooden structure early last year. Read More

PHOTO: 'Ochi' ready

Monday, November, 25 2019    

Ocho Rios St Ann is poised for record 2019/2020 cruiseship season with some of the largest vessels in the world scheduled to call at the resort town. Read More

Residents of Hanover attend session on good parenting

Monday, November, 25 2019    

SCORES of residents in Hanover were exposed to the virtues of good parenting and partnership at a recent public lecture in the parish. Read More



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