Regional

Making Jamaica a 'Smart Destination'

Thursday, July, 20 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James - The future of tourism has taken a high-tech turn through a fresh approach from Digicel Business and leading global tech firms Avaya, HP Enterprise and Buddy Platform. Read More

Reggae Sumfest moves into high gear tomorrow

Thursday, July, 20 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James - The week-long staging of Reggae Sumfest moves into high gear tomorrow night with the first of two live shows at the Catherine Hall Entertainment Centre, featuring a galaxy of dancehall stars. Read More

Sandwich!

Thursday, July, 20 2017    

Revelation FC's OIiver Marston (centre) gets caught between Somerton players Renel Brown (left) and Antonio Parks in the semi-finals of the St James Football Association's Captains Bakery and Grill KO played at the UDC field recently. Revelation gave up a 3-0 first-half lead as the game ended... Read More

Keeping Manley's legacy alive at ROXBOROUGH

BY TONI MCLEAN Observer writer | Monday, July, 17 2017    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Norman Manley's legacy of hard work and determination is certainly being carried on by the staff at Roxborough in Manchester — the birthplace of the National Hero. Read More

Manchester High Class of '87

Monday, July, 17 2017    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — The Manchester High School Class of 1987 had its 30th anniversary reunion celebration from July 7-9. Read More

Popular St Elizabeth police chief moves on

Monday, July, 17 2017    

Black River , St Elizabeth — Superintendent Lanford Salmon, chief of police in St Elizabeth, had startling news for members of the St Elizabeth Municipal Corporation when he visited their regular monthly meeting last Thursday. Read More

Pilgrimage to Roxborough

Monday, July, 17 2017    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Scores of people turned out for the annual pilgrimage to Roxborough, six miles south of this south-central town on July 4, to mark the 124th anniversary of the birth of National Hero Norman Washington Manley. Read More

Worrisome!

Monday, July, 17 2017    

Mandeviille , Manchester — The Manchester police are once again urging road users to drive, ride and walk with due care following a surge in road deaths in the central parish. Read More

Mandeville mayor wants 'twinning' with England's Manchester

Monday, July, 17 2017    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Mayor of Mandeville and Chairman of the Manchester Municipal Corporation, Donovan Mitchell wants to strengthen his organisation through partnership with the city of Manchester in England. Read More

Outstanding

Monday, July, 17 2017    

Michael Frew, captain of the 2017 St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) cricket team, took the top individual award at a recent ceremony in Kingston to mark the close of the schoolboy cricket season. Read More

Kiwanis Campvention builds children's character

Saturday, July, 15 2017    

SCORES of teenagers converged at Moneague College in St Ann for the five-day 'Campvention 2017', which was hosted by The Kiwanis Club of North St Andrew. Read More

Work on St Thomas leg of South Coast Highway to begin 2018

BY KIMONE FRANCIS Observer staff reporter francisk@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, July, 15 2017    

WORK on the St Thomas leg of the South Coast Highway is to begin in 2018, the National Works Agency (NWA) has said. Read More

Samuda says Denbigh Show will go on

Friday, July, 14 2017    

KARL SAMUDA, the minister of industry, commerce, agriculture and fisheries, gave the clearest indication this week that the 65th staging of the Denbigh Agricultural Show will go on. Read More

Summer health fair for Whitehouse residents

Friday, July, 14 2017    

THE Church of Jesus Christ of Whitehouse, in collaboration with Sandals South Coast, the Western and Southern Regional Health Authorities and the National Health Fund will host a one-day free health fair for residents of Whitehouse and surrounding communities on Saturday, July 22 at the... Read More

St James police commander vows to reduce crime in the parish

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, July, 13 2017    

 MONTEGO BAY, St James — As the police continue to grapple with the escalating violence and murders in St James, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Marlon Nesbeth, the commanding officer of the police division, says his charges remain undaunted. Read More



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