Regional

Slate wiped clean for some undisciplined cops

Saturday, May, 13 2017    

ROSE HALL, St James — Police Commissioner George Quallo says he has signed an order for the withdrawal of all orderly room conduct charges against members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) that are older than a year.Commissioner... Read More

Cornwall Regional Hospital gets help from US Rotarians

Thursday, May, 11 2017    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny — The Cornwall Regional Hospital (CRH) recently received a gift of an audiological booth, equipped with an audiometer, courtesy of visiting Rotarians from Texas, USA, making the facility the only public hospital able to conduct hearing tests. Read More

Double Grief

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, May, 11 2017    

The shooting death of a 16-year-old Muschett High School student and her uncle in Cheesefield, St Catherine, early Sunday morning has left her family and school community severely devastated.The deceased have been identified as... Read More

Pastor on buggery charge offered bail

BY MARK CUMMINGS Editor-at-Large cummingsm@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, May, 11 2017    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny — Embattled pastor of the Bunker's Hill New Testament Church of God in Trelawny, Presley Smith, who has been charged with a sexual offence against a minor, was granted bail in the sum of $450,000 when he appeared in the Falmouth Parish Court... Read More

Eyes on the prize

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, May, 11 2017    

 MONTEGO BAY, St James —Having got over the hump in Sunday's Jamaica Football Federation Western Confederation Charley's JB Rum Super League final against Montego Bay Boys Club, winning 4-3, coach of Sandals South Coast Aaron Lawrence is reluctant... Read More

Lasco Blooming Baby 3 launched

Thursday, May, 11 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The third staging of the Lasco Blooming Baby Jamaica family expo and fair was officially launched at the Deja All Inclusive Resort last Thursday under the theme: 'Cherish, Nourish, Flourish.'Highlighting the theme... Read More

Teammates Brown, Graham take MoBay City Run 10k, 5k titles

Thursday, May, 11 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — When the dust finally settled at the 4th staging of the MoBay City Run on Sunday, Kirk Brown, representing Ward's Power Tools, was named the male 10K winner, while his teammate Dwayne Graham copped the 5K title. Read More

Who will wear the crown? Trelawny Festival Queen to be known Sunday

Thursday, May, 11 2017    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny — Seven contestants from the parish of Trelawny will on Sunday vie for the Miss Trelawny Festival Queen crown at a coronation show set for the historic Falmouth Cruise Port in the parish, starting at 8:00pm.The... Read More

PHOTO: 'A bag of tricks'

Thursday, May, 11 2017    

Magician Kenroy Wallace, also known as 'Focus the Magician' (right) made an impromptu stop in Sam Sharpe Square, Montego Bay recently to entertain students with 'a bag of card tricks'.Here, the seemingly happy students participate in one of the card games. Read More

Hip Strip – May 11

Thursday, May, 11 2017    

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PHOTO: Read Across Jamaica

Thursday, May, 11 2017    

The Jamaica Observer Regional Manager Cheddi Van Creighton with grade 5 students of the Green Pond Primary School during Read Across Jamaica Day on May 9. Read More

Catherine Hall seek semi-final spot in St James FA Senior League

Thursday, May, 11 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James —Former champions Catherine Hall could become the first semi-finalists in the St James Football Association's Sandals International Senior League on Friday, when they take on MoBay City FC in a third-round cross-zone game at the UDC field, set to... Read More

Salt Marsh United on verge of semi-final berth in Trelawny FA Major league

Thursday, May, 11 2017    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny —Former champions Salt Marsh United will need only a point to edge Baca Star United for the remaining semi-final berth in the Trelawny Football Association/Monymusk Plantation Rum Major League when they take on Spicy Hill SC at Georgia playing field on... Read More

Firehouse hunt semi-final spot in St James FA Div One

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, May, 11 2017    

 MONTEGO BAY, St James — Firehouse SC could be the second team to secure a spot in the semi-finals of the St James Football Association's Sandals Resorts International Division One competition today when they take on Violet Kickers in a third-round... Read More

PHOTO: Miss Global Jamaica

Thursday, May, 11 2017    

 Businessman Lachu Ramchandani (left) along with sponsors in the Miss Global Jamaica Beauty Pageant and contestants in the competition during a day of relaxation at the Grand Palladium Hotel in Hanover last Sunday. The grand coronation show for the highly anticipated contest will be... Read More



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