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Montego Bay Orchid Club stages successful show

Thursday, March, 7 2019    

The Montego Bay Orchid Club staged its 28th annual Orchid Show and Sale under the theme: 'Orchids... Nature's Gems' at Pier One in Montego Bay last weekend. Read More

Big Test

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

TUCKER, St James — Montego Bay United's quest to escape relegation from the Red Stripe Premier League is to face another big test on Sunday when they host Arnett Gardens in a third round game at WesPow Park, set to start at 3:30 pm. Read More

I-Three honoured

Thursday, March, 7 2019    

(From left) Judy Mowatt, Rita Marley and Marcia Griffiths, members of Bob Marley's backing group I-Three, share the stage at the Jamaica Reggae Industry Association Honour Awards ceremony held at the Little Theatre in St Andrew on Tuesday night. The trio, which last appeared together 15 years... Read More

Sport Diary — March 7

Thursday, March, 7 2019    

TODAYSt James FA Sandals Resorts International Major LeagueLilliput Rovers vs Catherine Hall- Spot Valley- 3:30 pmMarl Road vs MoBay Boys Club- UDC- 3:30 pm Trelawny FA Major League Read More

Good turnout at I Love Mo Bay's 'Movies in the Park'

Thursday, March, 7 2019    

Over 500 residents from across the resort city of Montego Bay recently flocked to the Old Hospital Park for the monthly staging of the I Love MoBay Foundation initiative Movies in the Park. Read More

'I forgive you'

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

SOMERTON, St James — Despite the insurmountable grief and pain being experienced by Horace Hodges, the father of six-year-old Jordanion 'Magic' Hodges, who was shot dead near his home on Monday, the elder Hodges says he has no ill feeling towards his son's... Read More

Former champs Coopers Pen and Salt Marsh bow into action in TFA Major League

Thursday, March, 7 2019    

COOPERS PEN, Trelawny— Two former champions, Coopers Pen and Salt Marsh United, are to open their seasons in the Trelawny Football Association's Major League this afternoon when they meet in a Group 3 game at Coopers Pen, starting at 3:30 pm. Read More

Faukland FC, Wadadah FC to battle for sole leadership in Western Confed

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

MONTEGO BAY, St James —Sole leadership of the Jamaica Football Federation Western Confederation Charley's JB Rum Super League will be up for grabs on Saturday when joint leaders Faulkland FC and defending champions Wadadah FC meet in a third round game at the UDC field, starting at... Read More

Beaches Ocho Rios celebrates Safer Sex Week

Monday, March, 4 2019    

Facials, manicures, foot massages, haircuts, and other spa treatments were extended to team members of Beaches Ocho Rios recently, during the resort's celebration of Safer Sex Week. The event, which was put on by Beaches Ocho Rios in association with the Ministry of... Read More

Sandals Foundation celebrates Jamaica Day with students

Monday, March, 4 2019    

JAMAICA Day was this year celebrated across the country on February 22. Teachers and children wore Jamaican colours to celebrate our culture and traditions — especially our food and music. Read More

Eye specialists treat 1,000 in Portland

Monday, March, 4 2019    

THE Port Antonio Rotary Club and a team of eye care specialists linked to the Rotary Club of Detroit Lakes, in the United States, last week treated approximately 1,000 persons at a special clinic set up in Portland. The team was headed by Dr Larry Morrison and included 29 volunteers. Read More

'Give us jobs'

BY KIMONE FRANCIS Observer staff reporter francisk@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, March, 4 2019    

WITH all eyes on Portland Eastern where a by-election to replace slain People's National Party (PNP) Member of Parliament Dr Lynvale is scheduled for March 25, residents are reiterating the issues that have plagued the rural constituency for years. Read More

PHOTO: Water woes?

Monday, March, 4 2019    

These two trucks spotted in Portland last week, were being filled at a National Water Commission outstation. The island continues to experience a month-long water shortage which, it is hoped, will soon be solved. Read More

Suicide, injury in Castleton

Monday, March, 4 2019    

A St Mary woman is believed to have committed suicide and is said to have seriously injured her three-year-old son before committing the act. Read More

'VICIOUS SHOCK'

BY KIMONE FRANCIS Observer staff reporter francisk@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, March, 4 2019    

WHEN Tyrone Bryan woke up in the Port Antonio Hospital in Portland last August he had only a hand and a foot. Read More



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