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First delivery for 2019

Thursday, January, 3 2019    

Shaniel Campbell (front, third left) and baby Akela Green share a photo opportunity with (from front, left) Althea McIntyre- Murphy, area manager for Kirk Distributors; LaVerne Miles, registration officer at the Registrar's General Department; Sister Debbie East-Branford, and (back row, left)... Read More

One Negril!

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, January, 3 2019    

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Rusea's High to host COCAA First Chance meet

By Paul Reid Observer West writer | Thursday, January, 3 2019    

LUCEA, Hanover — The County of Cornwall Athletics Association's (COCAA) First Chance meet is to be hosted by Rusea's High School for the first time on Saturday, two weeks after they hosted the Seymour Panton Classic at the Collin Miller Sports Complex in Lucea. Read More

Sport Diary — January 3

Thursday, January, 3 2019    

SATURDAY, January 5COCAA First Chance meet- Rusea's High – 8:30am JFF Western Confederation Charley's JB Rum Super LeagueLucea FC vs Faulkland FC – Watson Taylor Park – 3:00pm  Read More

Fighting farm theft

Monday, December, 31 2018    

Malvern, St Elizabeth – Back in August 2015, wind energy provider BMR Jamaica donated a $5-million Toyota Hilux pick-up four-door vehicle to the St Elizabeth police to support their fight against praedial larceny (farm theft). Read More

Food for the Poor project boosts agricultural

Monday, December, 31 2018    

May Pen, Clarendon — Students at Claude McKay High School in northern Clarendon are reaping the benefits of a new greenhouse and additional agricultural resources thanks to a project funded by Food for the Poor Jamaica and its donors. Read More

Barbers a hit at Manchester children's treat

Monday, December, 31 2018    

HATFIELD, Manchester — The growing queues of young boys at a children's treat here on Saturday, December 15, was an indication that the four barbers on hand had a long day ahead. Read More

Central Jamaica Christmas Eve

Monday, December, 31 2018    

Mandeville , Manchester — Like everywhere else in the country, south-central Jamaican towns were clogged with shoppers, vendors and those seeking entertainment on Christmas Eve. Read More

Christmas Fun time!

Monday, December, 31 2018    

Mandeville, Manchester — Young Women/Men of Purpose, Optimist Club of Mandeville, and BMR Jamaica, were among the many organisations making an effort to make the Christmas season a happy one for children and others. Read More

PAINT.SIP.CHEERS

Monday, December, 31 2018    

Restaurateur Erica Edwards shows off a painting which she created during the recent JMMB (May Pen branch) Paint.Sip.Cheers event, held at The Verandah of the Juici Patties head office in Clarendon. JMMB used the invitation only lifestyle event to combine art and financial insight with guests. Read More

In love with cricket

Monday, December, 31 2018    

A concern for the cricket fraternity in recent years has been declining participation in the sport among children across Jamaica. That's not a problem at the Woodlands Primary and Infant School close to Cross Keys in south Manchester. When Jamaica Observer Central paid a quick visit to... Read More

'Scandal bags' to sleeping mats

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Observer staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, December, 31 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Come tomorrow, January 1, the ban on some “single-use” plastic products and Styrofoam is set to be implemented. Read More

Operation restore reputation

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, December, 27 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — With just a few days to go before the end of the year, Member of Parliament for St James Southern Derrick Kellier is calling on residents of Cambridge to make it their new year's resolution to restore the reputation of the community which has been tarnished... Read More

Mount Airy celebrates Junior Schools' Challenge Quiz victory

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, December, 27 2018    

MOUNT AIRY, Westmoreland — “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” which means 'wonderful,' is the word 12- year-old Mount Airy Primary and Infant School student Andrea Barnes used to describe how she felt when her school emerged the 2018 winners of ... Read More

Big Plans!

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, December, 27 2018    

CATHERINE HALL, St James — The Montego Bay Sports Complex could be getting an overhaul starting early next year as the St James Municipal Council seeks to expand the present offerings of the facility from only football and track and field to other sporting... Read More



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