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COVID-19 rush causes supermarkets in Ocho Rios to ration some items

BY SHANAE STEWART Observer staff reporter stewarts@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, March, 16 2020    

Supermarkets in Ocho Rios have restricted the number of Lysol sprays that each person can purchase in light of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).In Champion Supermarket, a sign read, “Only one Lysol disinfectant spray per customer.” Read More

Portland gets 66 new JPs

BY EVERARD OWEN Observer writter | Monday, March, 16 2020    

Port Antonio, Portland - Minister of Justice Delroy Chuck urged 66 new justices of the peace (JPs) in Portland to refrain from engaging in illicit activities and cooperate with each other, as well as with other justice sector stakeholders, in order to root out wrongdoing and criminality... Read More


Monday, March, 16 2020    

Police Constable T Moncrieffe, is taking no chances with the coronavirus as he places these protective gloves onto his hands before conducting his daily proceedings, in Ochio Rios, St Ann last Wednesday.(Photo: Jason Tulloch)  Read More

Hanover to set up COVID-19 response committee

Monday, March, 16 2020    

HANOVER, Jamaica — The Hanover Municipal Corporation is to establish a COVID-19 response committee, similar to the dengue response committee which Local Government Minister Desmond McKenzie had asked all local authorities to establish. Read More


BY SHANAE STEWART Observer staff reporter stewarts@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, March, 16 2020    

Scores of motorists could be putting themselves at risk by travelling along the Junction Road in St Mary during the period when it is officially closed each day. These motorists are being assisted by unscrupulous persons, believed to be employees of the company... Read More

All Pisces Born set for Saturday

Thursday, March, 12 2020    

MONTEGO BAY, St James – The annual All Pisces Born takes over the Rehab Sports Bar and Grill on Montego Bay's famed Jimmy Cliff Boulevard this Saturday, for what is expected to be a celebration of togetherness and fun. Read More

12-year-old Kyle-Anthony aspires to become master chef

BY ACEION CUNNINGHAM Observer West writer | Thursday, March, 12 2020    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Getting the latest editions for their Xbox video game consoles would be top of mind for some 12-year-old boys, but for Kyle-Anthony Brown, possibilities for the lunchbox is where his interest lies. Read More

Dinesty King pleased with Under Vibes' success

Thursday, March, 12 2020    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny —Dinesty King is one of the hottest new producers on the local music scene. Read More


BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, March, 12 2020    

Falmouth United are expected to extend their season-long unbeaten run when they host relegation-threatened Lilliput Rovers in their Jamaica Football Federation Western Confederation/Charley's JB Rum Super League third-round game at Elleston Wakeland Centre in Falmouth on Saturday,... Read More

Jones believes boxing can help reduce crime in St James

BY ONOME SIDO Observer West writer | Thursday, March, 12 2020    

MONTEGO BAY, St James  ­— Stephen “Bomber” Jones believes that the newly-opened boxing gym at the Montego Bay Cricket Club will help curtail crime in St James.   Read More


BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, March, 12 2020    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The former sugar cane belt community of Clark's Town in Trelawny, is earmarked for a major transformation with plans by the Housing Agency of Jamaica (HAJ) to construct roughly 2,000 housing solutions in two phases, on lands which were formerly engaged... Read More

Western Westmoreland Under-13 cricket bowls off tomorrow

Thursday, March, 12 2020    

LITTLE LONDON, Westmoreland — Two games will be played at Sheffield, Westmoreland tomorrow, as the Western Westmoreland Under-13 cricket competition gets underway at 10:00 am. Read More

Granville FC, Cambridge FC seek advantage in St James FA Major League

Thursday, March, 12 2020    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Granville FC and Cambridge FC will seek to make amends for their drab goal-less draw in the first round, when they meet in a St James Football Association Sandals Resorts International Major League return-round game at the UDC field today, at 3:00... Read More

Sport Diary — March 12

Thursday, March, 12 2020    

TODAY St James FA Sandals Resorts International Major League Granville FC vs Cambridge FC @ Granville — 3:00 pm Bogue FC vs Violet Kickers @ UDC field — 3:00 pm  FRIDAY Moore/Myles Primary... Read More

Falmouth Saints, Cricket Club Knights score wins in NBL Super 12

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer MONTEGO BAY, St James | Thursday, March, 12 2020    

Falmouth Saints won their third-straight game to lead Zone A, while Cricket Club Knights stayed in contention after both scored important wins over Upper Room Eagles and Tivoli Wizards, respectively, in the National Basketball League Super 12 at the Montego Bay Cricket Club on... Read More


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