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Struggling Reno welcome high-flying UWI in Premier League

BY PAUL A REID Observer West Writer | Thursday, October, 4 2018    

 FROME, Westmoreland —Former champions FC Reno hope to snap their three-game losing start thus far in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) season when they host unbeaten The UWI FC at the Frome Sports Club on Sunday, starting at 3:30 pm. Read More

Rusea's on the move to d ' C u p second round

PAUL A REID Observer West Writer | Thursday, October, 4 2018    

LUCEA, Hanover — Defending champions Rusea's High are expected to secure their place in the second round of the ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup football competition this afternoon when they take on bottom-of-the-table Merlene Ottey High in their Zone B return-leg first-round game at the... Read More

Join us

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, October, 4 2018    

TORRINGTON, Westmoreland — Chairman of the Jamaica Police Federation, Corporal Arlene McBean has called on the church and the wider community, to join forces with the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) in the fight against crime and violence in the society. Read More

Carnival Horizon goes to Ocho Rios today

Tuesday, October, 2 2018    

Carnival Cruise Line's newest ship, Carnival Horizon, will make its maiden voyage to Jamaica today. Read More

'The finest Jamaica has to offer'

Monday, October, 1 2018    

PUERTO Seco Beach Club in Discovery Bay, St Ann, opened in fine style two Saturdays ago to scores of guests, including Government ministers and Opposition Members of Parliament. Read More

Hundreds turn out for Annotto Bay job fair

BY RENAE DIXON Observer staff reporter dixonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, October, 1 2018    

OVER 350 people turned out for a job fair held in Annotto Bay, St Mary, last Wednesday.The event was held for residents from Annotto Bay and its environs, but scores came from Portland to St Theresa Catholic Church hoping to land a job. Read More

USAID ZAP, health ministry move north with Zika AIRS Project

Monday, October, 1 2018    

THE Ministry of Health (MOH) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Zika AIRS Project (ZAP), are teaming up for Phase II of their mosquito control programme, which will run until September 2019. Read More

PHOTO: It's official

Monday, October, 1 2018    

 Puerto Seco Beach in St Ann Read More

'Handicap, go home!'

BY RENAE DIXON Observer staff reporter dixonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, October, 1 2018    

WHEN Dwight Campbell decided to pursue a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, he thought it would have made life much easier for him as a disabled person. Read More

A silver lining

BY GARFIELD MYERS Editor-at-Large South/Central Bureau | Sunday, September, 30 2018    

HOLLAND, St Elizabeth — There have been significant job losses at Holland Estate as a result of J Wray and Nephew Ltd's decision to cut sugar cane operations there, but according to St Elizabeth North Western Member of Parliament JC Hutchinson, there is a “silver... Read More

MoBay City Run nears $20 million scholarship target

Thursday, September, 27 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The organisers of the annual MoBay City Run has this year awarded scholarships valued at $4.5 million to students of some secondary and tertiary institutions in the city of Montego Bay, bringing its total education assistance from the event to $19.5 million... Read More

Chuck cites need for more JPs in Trelawny

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, September, 27 2018    

COOPERS PEN, Trelawny — Justice Minister Delroy Chuck is citing the need for the number of justices of the peace (JPs) in the parish of Trelawny to be doubled by the end of next year. Read More

Sandals executives serve up smiles at team members' breakfast

Thursday, September, 27 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — It was an especially happy morning for team members at the Sandals Resorts International headquarters on Tuesday last as they were treated to a special breakfast served to them by some of the the company's top executives. Read More

JAPEX takes centre stage

Thursday, September, 27 2018    

ROSE HALL, St James — The 27th staging of the Jamaica Product Exchange (JAPEX), which ended at the Montego Bay Convention Centre in Rose Hall on Tuesday, welcomed several players in the island's tourism industry. Read More

Out front

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, September, 27 2018    

CLARK'S TOWN, Trelawny — Cedric Titus High and Little London, leaders in their respective zones, are hoping to at least maintain their positions today when they kick off their return- round games in the ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup football competition. Read More



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