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PHOTO - Making A Pass

Thursday, August, 8 2019    

Flanker's midfielder Colin Haughton (front) passes the ball as Maldon High's Shaquille Topping chases him in Monday's St James FA Sandals Resort International Under-20 game at the UDC field in Montego Bay. Flanker won the game 1-0. (Photo: Paul Reid) Read More

MoBay entertainer 'Changa Changa' returns to court next month

Thursday, August, 8 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Robert Lee Young, otherwise called “Changa Changa” is to return to court on Friday, September 27 to answer to charges of resisting arrest and indecent language. Read More

Game Time!

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, August, 8 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — University of the West Indies- Western Jamaica Campus (UWI-WJC) Jayhawks and Montego Bay Community College Gladiators are to meet today in Game Three of the Western Basketball Association Men's Division One final at the Montego Bay Cricket Club to decide the... Read More

PHOTO: Independence Day Civic Ceremony

Thursday, August, 8 2019    

Trelawny Festival Queen Nordi-kay Wiggan (second right) is flanked by councillors (from left) Garth Wilkinson, Jonathan Bartley, Nicole Nugent, and Phillip Service during the Independence Day Civic Ceremony put on by the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission and the Trelawny Municipal... Read More

PHOTO: Under pressure!

Thursday, August, 8 2019    

Maldon High's Vashaun Brown (left) tries to pull back Flanker's Chevaughn White in Monday's St James FA Sandals Resort International Under-20 game at the UDC field in Montego Bay. Flanker won the game 1-0. (Photo: Paul Reid) Read More

PHOTO: Fireman at work

Thursday, August, 8 2019    

Mystic, 'the fireman', blows fire during his performance at the second staging of the Emancipation Jamboree and Cultural Expo held at the Whitter Village in Ironshore, St James last Saturday. The event featured art and craft, fashion displays, local food, entertainment, and a Kiddies Village. Read More

Blenheim United HFA favourites

Thursday, August, 8 2019    

LUCEA, Hanover — Blenheim United finished at the top of the points standings in the Hanover Football Association's Division One, and will start favourites to win the title. Read More

Fireman at work

Wednesday, August, 7 2019    

Mystic, 'the fireman', blows fire during his performance at the second staging of the Emancipation Jamboree and Cultural Expo held at the Whitter Village in Ironshore, St James last Saturday. The event featured art and craft, fashion displays, local food, entertainment, and a Kiddies Village. Read More

Drummer Nelson Miller sent home in musical style

BY EVERAD OWEN Observer correspondent | Monday, August, 5 2019    

Port Antonio — Music was always a big part of the life Nelson Beaverbrook Miller and fittingly paid a major part in his final send-off at the Port Antonio Baptist Church recently. Read More

NATURAL BEAUTY - THE BLUE LAGOON

BY SHANAE STEWART Observer staff reporter stewarts@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, August, 5 2019    

Marvin Oldacre, better known as Captain Marvin has been working at the Blue Lagoon in Portland for 27 years and has made a livelihood there. Read More

Sandals butlers inducted into Guild of Professional English Butlers

Monday, August, 5 2019    

Ninety-two butlers from Sandals Royal Plantation and Sandals Ochi Beach Resort were recently presented with their certificates and pins signifying their induction to the Guild of Professional English Butlers following a five-day training session at Sandals Ochi. Read More

David Lane mourns slain teacher

BY SHANAE STEWART Observer staff reporter stewarts@jamaicaobserver.con | Monday, August, 5 2019    

The police have arrested the main suspect in last Tuesday's killing of schoolteacher Latoya Hill in David Lane, Portland, but that has not eased the pain for the family and friends who are continuing to mourn. Read More

'Sisterhood of a Second Chance'

Monday, August, 5 2019    

Scores of teenage mothers are now back in the formal school system, or doing skills training through the support of the Port Antonio and Highgate women's centres. Read More

PHOTO: WATER SEARCH

Monday, August, 5 2019    

Desperate for water “Calvin” set off in search of the precious commodity in Portland last week with his donkey “Rude Boy” to carry the load.  Read More

'Nuh dutty up MoBay'

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, August, 1 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Chairman of the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) Godfrey Dyer is urging residents of St James to protect the environment of the tourism capital of Jamaica, Montego Bay, through the proper disposal of garbage. Read More



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