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Red cap porters — Jamaica's tourism ambassadors

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, November, 9 2017    

 MONTEGO BAY, St James — When the hundreds of dignitaries and delegates arrive at the Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay for the upcoming United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) conference on Sustainable Tourism later this month, one of their first points of contact... Read More

Heroy Clarke returned as Cornwall College Old Boys' president

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, November, 9 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James —  Heroy Clarke was returned as president of the Cornwall College Old Boys Association (CCOBA), beating challenger, businessman Dean Salmon, in a historic Annual General Meeting (AGM) held at the Cornwall College Chapel recently. Read More

Game time!

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, November, 9 2017    

 CATHERINE HALL, St James — The centre of the Jamaican schoolboy football universe will be at the Montego Bay Sport Complex on Friday and Saturday when the first round of matches in the lucrative FLOW Super Cup competition begins. Read More

Red Gold eyes stardom

BY ALAN LEWIN Observer West writer | Thursday, November, 9 2017    

 MONTEGO BAY, St James — Montego Bay based-DJ Red Gold, whose given name is Johnatan Brown, is hoping to take off in the music business, as his latest single Way, Way is now getting heavy rotations in the dancehall. Read More

Cop courses

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, November, 9 2017    

 The Ministry of National Security has commenced dialogue with the Montego Bay Community College in St James to assist with the training of policemen. Read More

Harmony FC are TFA KO champs

Thursday, November, 9 2017    

Harmony FC warmed up for the start of the Western Confederation Super League on Sunday by beating Coopers Pen FC 3-0 in the final of the Trelawny Football Association President's Cup Knockout at Davis Pen, in a repeat of the Major League final. Read More

MBU, Sandals South Coast seek to rebound

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, November, 9 2017    

CATHERINE HALL, St James — Montego Bay United (MBU) and Sandals South Coast, both in the lower half of the Red Stripe Premier League, will be seeking to rebound with wins as the island's top club football competition continues this Sunday. Read More

Cornwall meet Spot Valley High in ISSA schoolboy basketball

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, November, 9 2017    

 SPOT VALLEY, St James — Cornwall College will play a double-header against St James High and Spot Valley at Spot Valley High this afternoon as the ISSA Western Conference schoolboy basketball competition continues. Read More

UWI students stage fund-raiser in fight against Lupus

Thursday, November, 9 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Students of the Producing Culture — Music, Events and Festivals class of 2017 at t he University of the West Indies (UWI), Western Jamaica Campus, will host a fund-raising event in support of the fight against Lupus... Read More

Fingers crossed for reopening of Glen Stuart Primary

Monday, November, 6 2017    

Santa Cruz, St Elizabeth — If all goes according to plan, the Glen Stuart Primary School in Maggotty which has been closed since September because of leaking sewage could reopen its doors in January, according to principal, Omar... Read More

Isratech reaches out to help Dominica

Monday, November, 6 2017    

Mandeville , Manchester —Technology-based agriculture, water and energy solutions company, Isratech Jamaica Limited (IJL) has joined the drive to assist hurricane-ravaged Dominica. Read More

Relay for Life in Santa Cruz

Monday, November, 6 2017    

Santa Cruz, St Elizabeth — The St Elizabeth branch of the Jamaica Cancer Society will hold its third annual Relay for Life — an activity aimed at raising awareness about cancer as well as money to fight the disease — on November... Read More

Bad Clarendon roads!

Monday, November, 6 2017    

Poor road surfaces represent a long-standing problem in Clarendon and wider Jamaica. Heavy rains over recent months have only made the situation worse. This scene was captured on the Denbigh main road, just outside May Pen last Wednesday. Residents in the area and local transport operators... Read More

Grief! Manchester mourns murdered policeman

Monday, November, 6 2017    

Mandeville , Manchester — Parking spaces disappeared and traffic slowed to a snail's crawl. Read More

Well done!

Monday, November, 6 2017    

Clarendon College players congratulate each other after defeating St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) 4-2 after full-time and extra time in their ISSA/FLOW Ben Francis Cup semi-final clash at Manchester High School on Saturday. Clarendon College will now face Dinthill Technical High in... Read More



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