Miss Jamaica Toni-Ann Singh crowned Miss World

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Toni-Ann Singh, Miss Jamaica World is Miss World 2019.Singh won from a field of 114 contestants at the 69th edition of the pageant. Read more


Game on!

Thursday, November, 28 2019    

Minister of tourism and Member of Parliament for St James East Central Edmond Bartlett (left), is all smiles as he receives a game ball from Jacob Ridenhour of SuperiorSports Management, during last Friday's opening day of the third Jersey Mike's Jamaica Classic NCAA Men's Division One... Read More

No Vending!

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, November, 28 2019    

 FALMOUTH, Trelawny — Mayor of Falmouth and chairman of the Trelawny Municipal Corporation, C Junior Gager has emphasised that vending in the historic Water Square in the town, will be prohibited during the Yuletide season. Read More

Sport Diary

Thursday, November, 28 2019    

TODAYTrelawny FA KnockoutJackson Town vs RG Strikers @ Jackson Town — 3:00 pmFRIDAYISSA Western Conference boys' basketballIrwin High vs Frome Tech @Boys Club — 1:30 pmSt... Read More

Ocho Rios poised for record cruiseship arrivals

Monday, November, 25 2019    

Ocho Rios is posed for a record 2019/2020 cruiseship season with some of the largest vessels in the world scheduled to call at the resort town.Some 15 vessels have stopped in Ocho Rios since the start of November. Read More

15 CASE students to study agriculture in Israel

Monday, November, 25 2019    

Fifteen students from the College of Agriculture, Science and Education (CASE) will head to Israel today for an 11-month agricultural training programme. Read More

$109-m contract signed for new Yallas Fire Station

Monday, November, 25 2019    

Residents of Yallahs in St Thomas will have a new fire station by August next year.This follows the signing of a $109.49-million contract for construction of the facility last Friday at Jamaica House. Read More


Monday, November, 25 2019    

Students of Oracabessa Primary school in St Mary jump over a puddle as they make their way home. (Photo: Jason Tulloch) Read More

A cry for help

Monday, November, 25 2019    

AN elderly woman of Lloyd's Pen in Yallahs, St Thomas, is appealing for assistance to rebuild her home, after fire ravaged the three-bedroom wooden structure early last year. Read More

PHOTO: 'Ochi' ready

Monday, November, 25 2019    

Ocho Rios St Ann is poised for record 2019/2020 cruiseship season with some of the largest vessels in the world scheduled to call at the resort town. Read More

Residents of Hanover attend session on good parenting

Monday, November, 25 2019    

SCORES of residents in Hanover were exposed to the virtues of good parenting and partnership at a recent public lecture in the parish. Read More

Cornerstone screens approximately 4,300 students

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, November, 21 2019    

NEGRIL, Westmoreland — Cornerstone Jamaica, a non-profit organisation, as part of its mission to provide eye care for students across the country is reporting that they have prescribed glasses for 644 children of approximately 4,300 screened since starting their vision-correction... Read More

Trelawny Municipal Corporation seeks church leader

Thursday, November, 21 2019    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny — Chairman of the Trelawny Municipal Corporation (TMC), C Junior Gager, has revealed that the municipality is seeking to identify and contact the leader of a church who is believed to be preparing a section of lands on the Falmouth Market compound to informally... Read More

Organisers promise fun-filled Different Strokes at Wavz Beach

Thursday, November, 21 2019    

NEGRIL, Westmoreland — Promoters of Negril's signature retro party series, the Charley's JB Overproof Rum-sponsored Different Strokes, are promising that Saturday's staging of the biannual event, now in its 10th year, will be just as fun as previous... Read More


Thursday, November, 21 2019    

Former Cornwall College player Peter-Lee Vassell (right) skips past Guyana's defender Matthew Briggs in Monday's Concacaf National League game at the Montego Bay Sports Complex. Jamaica came from a goal down to earn a 1-1 draw. (Photo: Paul Reid) Read More

Jersey Mike's Jam Classic begins in Rose Hall tomorrow

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, November, 21 2019    

ROSE HALL, St James - Utah State, the 15th ranked team in the National Colleigiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division 1 men's basketball are the highest-ranked team at this weekend's third staging of the Jersey Mike's Jamaica Classic to be held at the Montego Bay Convention Centre in... Read More


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