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PHOTO: Western STARS

Thursday, September, 12 2019    

Two former western-based school boys football stars, Brian Brown and Peter-Lee Vassell, both came off the bench to score for Jamaica in last Friday's CONCACAF Nations League game at the Montego Bay Sports Complex against Antigua & Barbuda. Jamaica won the game 6-0. Brown (#18) led Rusea's... Read More

Gov't should do more to assist Kendal crash site development plans says advocate

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Observer staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, September, 9 2019    

KENDAL, Manchester— Author Beverley East lost 14 family members in the historic 1957 disaster, the Kendal train crash. Read More

Ms Bikini

Monday, September, 9 2019    

Ayanna Powell, a nurse from Manchester, recently topped the seventh annual Ms Jamaica Bikini International competition at Neil's Auditorium in Mandeville. Organisers say 11 contestants from seven parishes vied for over $600,000 in cash and other prizes. Powell took first place ahead of Toni Ann... Read More

To be closed

BY GARFIELD MYERS Editor at Large South Central Bureau | Monday, September, 9 2019    

NAIN, St Elizabeth - Up to the weekend no official word had come from Chinese metals giant, Jiquan Iron and Steel Company Ltd (JISCo), owners and operators of the JISCO Alpart alumina refinery here. Read More

For Your Diary

Monday, September, 9 2019    

(1) Thursday September 12RSVP- Caribbean VolunteersCommunity Health FairGreenvale Community CentreMandevilleManchester - 9:00 am (2) Thursday September 12Municipal CorporationsMonthly Meetings Read More

Million-dollar help for school victims of psychological trauma

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, September, 5 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The Ministry of Justice is fine-tuning plans to launch a special intervention programme at a school in St James later this month, according to Garey Gardener, regional director of the ministry's Victim Services Division. Read More

Mount Peto family establishes scholarship in honour of Cecil Cox

Thursday, September, 5 2019    

MOUNT PETO, Hanover — The family of the late Cecil Winston Cox has established a scholarship in his honour to preserve the legacy of a man who was well known for his generosity throughout St James and Hanover. Read More

CHALLENGE?

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, September, 5 2019    

TUCKER, St James – There could be a surprise at the upcoming annual general meeting of the St James Football Association as former president Orville Powell has hinted he could be throwing his hat in the ring once more.Powell, who served a term as the president of the St James... Read More

MoBay mayor calls for more assistance to educate children

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, September, 5 2019    

 MOUNT CAREY, St James — Mayor of Montego Bay Councillor Homer Davis has sounded a rallying cry for the country's leaders to intensify their efforts to provide education for all the nation's children. Read More

Miss Global Int'l 2019 to be biggest ever — Ramchandani

BY MARK CUMMINGS Editor-at-Large cummingsm@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, September, 5 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Miss Global Jamaica 2019 Brithney Clarke is among the over 30 international contestants vying to be crowned Miss Global International 2019 at the Montego Bay Convention Centre on Saturday, September 28. Read More

Sport Diary — September 5

Thursday, September, 5 2019    

TODAYHanover FA Major League Cross-ZoneHopewell Chargers vs Middlesex FC @ Orchard Sports Complex - 3:30 pmClaremont United vs St Simon FC @ Watson Taylor Park - 3:30 pmTrelawny FA Under-18Invaders vs Friendship @ Bounty Hall - 2:00 pmGranville vs... Read More

Muschett withdraws from daCosta Cup

Thursday, September, 5 2019    

WAKEFIELD, Trelawny – Muschett High has withdrawn from the ISSA daCosta Cup football competition which gets underway this Saturday, the Jamaica Observer West has been reliably informed.Muschett High, last season's Rural Area Under-16 runners-up, were expected to contend for honours... Read More

Ottey, Vaccianna are St James FA youth leagues MVPs

Thursday, September, 5 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Green Pond High's Zedford Vaccianna and Cambridge FC's Aldane Ottey were both named Most Valuable Players (MVP) as they led their teams to the title in the St James Football Association Sandals Resorts International Under-17 and Under -20 competitions, respectively... Read More

Riigz wants to collaborate with Drake

BY ANTHONY LEWIN Observer writer MONTEGO BAY, St James | Thursday, September, 5 2019    

Montego Bay-based artiste Ricardo Leslie, who goes by the stage name Riigz, wants to take his musical career to the highest level.Infact, the Paradise Row resident, whose dream is to share the stage with international artiste Drake, is quite pleased with the way his musical career is... Read More

Welcome to MoBay, Archbishop!

Thursday, September, 5 2019    

Archbishop Mary Floyd-Palmer (left) of Philadelphia, USA, is presented with a plaque by OdetteDyer, regional director of tourism at the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) on the occasion of her visitto Montego Bay last week Wednesday. Archbishop Floyd-Palmer, who is the first female... Read More



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