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MoBay seek first win on court in men's basketball

Thursday, November, 7 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Montego Bay Community College will still be seeking their first win on the court in the Inter-Collegiate men's basketball when they host Excelsior Community College at Lorna Nembhard Auditorium on Saturday, starting at 3:30... Read More

PHOTO: Hospiten support

Thursday, November, 7 2019    

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Daley seeks to retain players in St James

Thursday, November, 7 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Gregory Daley, the newly re-elected president of the St James Football Association, says he will be seeking to “empower” the clubs in the parish in an effort to retain players. Read More

St James High, York Castle lose in ISSA Western Confed U-16 basketball

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, November, 7 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — St James High and York Castle lost for the first time in the Under-16 section of the ISSA Western Conference boys' basketball competition after they were beaten on Tuesday by defending champions Herbert Morrison and... Read More

TRANSNATIONAL GANGSTERS

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, November, 7 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — National Security Minister Dr Horace Chang is blaming “major transnational gangsters” who he says are providing the funding for their cronies in the local criminal network to purchase illegal guns and ammunition, for undermining the island's... Read More

Mandeville Art Fair opens Thursday

Monday, November, 4 2019    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — The 28th staging of the annual, fund-raising Mandeville Art Fair hosted by the Roman Catholic Diocese opens Thursday (November 7) at the St John Bosco Auditorium in Hatfield, just west of here. Read More

Northern Caribbean University exploring renewable energy

BY KASEY WILLIAMS Observer Writer | Monday, November, 4 2019    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — The Mandeville-based Northern Caribbean University (NCU) says it is exploring the expansion of its infrastructure in renewable energy with the help of partnerships as it confronts global climate change. Read More

Sprouting again!

Monday, November, 4 2019    

FLAGAMAN, St Elizabeth — After a fire which devastated more than 200 acres of land in Flagaman, south St Elizabeth, many farmers have recovered with help from the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries. Read More

A gift of love to The Bahamas from Christiana High

Monday, November, 4 2019    

CHRISTIANA, Manchester — Just as they did in late 2016 after Hurricane Matthew struck Haiti, students and staff of the Christiana High School have raised money among themselves to assist The Bahamas which was devastated by Hurricane Dorian in early... Read More

The changing of the guard

Monday, November, 4 2019    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Stakeholders here lauded the leadership style of outgoing Divisional Commander Superintendent Wayne Cameron during a handing over parade last Sunday. Read More

No to congestion!

BY JONATHAN MORRISON Observer writer | Monday, November, 4 2019    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Newly assigned police chief in Manchester, Superintendent Gary Francis, is promising to focus on correcting the long-standing problem of traffic congestion here. Read More

Well done!

Monday, November, 4 2019    

Defending Olivier Shield and ISSA/ Wata daCosta Cup champions Clarendon College advances to the next round of the 2019 all-island ISSA Champions Cup football knockout competition with a stylishly efficient 2-0 win over Wolmer's Boys'... Read More

For Your Diary

Monday, November, 4 2019    

Thursday, November 7, 2019 —Roman Catholic Mandeville Art Fair 2019St John Bosco Auditorium, Hatfield6:00 pm to 10:00 pm Thursday, November 14, 2019 —Porus Primary School Parenting Club presents Read More

Brothers perish in MoBay fire

BY HORACE HINES Staff reporter editorial@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, November, 3 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James – Two brothers, aged eight and one – were burnt to death after they were trapped in a house on fire in the inner-city community of Norwood, here Friday night. Read More

Ferguson appeals to Diaspora for St Thomas support

Sunday, November, 3 2019    

Member of Parliament for St Thomas Eastern Dr Fenton Ferguson has challenged members of the alumni association of the Morant Bay High School to lead the march to achieve further development in that section of eastern Jamaica. Read More



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