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Entertainment Diary — May 11

Thursday, May, 11 2017    

THURSDAY, May 11Exotic Thursdays@ SundazeBar & GrillGloucester Ave, Montego BayTime: 10:00 pm  Read More

We appreciate you!

Thursday, May, 11 2017    

Long-serving football executive Marlene Brown (second right) was surprised by her colleagues on Sunday with a token of appreciation during the awards ceremony for the JFF Western Confederation/ Charley's JB Rum Super League final at Jarrett Park.Brown, who is an... Read More

Men Who Cook 2017

Monday, May, 8 2017    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Men Who Cook, the main fundraiser of the Lions Club of Mandeville, was held at the Brooks Park Sports and Recreational Complex on Sunday April 30.Club members are intent on putting in place a pathology laboratory... Read More

Sutherland Global Community Tech Centre certifies 100

Monday, May, 8 2017    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Sutherland Global Services Community Technology Centre, the philanthropic arm of Business Process Outsourcing Company Sutherland Global Services, recently certified 100 participants from a short Microsoft Digital Literacy course being offered... Read More

Horror! Barbary Hall mourns act of madness

BY GARFIELD MYERS Editor-at-Large South Central Bureau | Monday, May, 8 2017    

Santa Cruz , St Elizabeth — As usual Iva James woke up early, just before dawn, on the morning of Saturday, April 29, and as usual he turned on his radio to listen to gospel music. That's when his life turned upside down. Read More

Gifts of love from a Peace Corps volunteer

BY GARFIELD MYERS Editor-at-Large South Central Bureau | Monday, May, 8 2017    

Santa Cruz , St Elizabeth — When he was 18 years old, Kevin McClellan left his comfortable suburban community, close to Chicago in Illinois, USA, for a trip to central Africa.That experience changed his life. “That's... Read More

Pastor under sex pressure

BY MARK CUMMINGS Editor-at-Large cummingsm@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, May, 7 2017    

BUNKER'S Hill, Trelawny — The Church in Jamaica has been thrown into further disarray, with news that another man of the cloth has been arrested and charged by the police with a sexual offence against a minor.Host pastor of the Bunker's... Read More

Natalie Wilson is Miss Sandals 'Ochi'

Saturday, May, 6 2017    

THERE was nothing but thunderous applause as Natalie Wilson was crowned Miss Sandals Ocho Rios 2017 at the all-inclusive St Ann property east Saturday night.“It was an awesome feeling to win this title. I've been rehearsing every day as I... Read More

Minister urges J'cans to learn a second language to compete

BY KIMONE FRANCIS Observer staff reporter francisk@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, May, 6 2017    

OCHO RIOS, St Ann — Minister of Labour and Social Security Shahine Robinson is contending that Jamaicans must learn a second language in order to compete with the rest of the world, even for domestic jobs.Robinson, one of the speakers at a... Read More

Two brothers ambushed, shot dead

BY HORACE HINES Observer staff reporter hinesh@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, May, 6 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Two brothers were ambushed while on their way to work and gunned down in their St James community early yesterday​ morning.The dead men have been identified as 34-year-old Odane Smith and 33-year-old Omar... Read More

Green expo at Castleton Gardens today

Friday, May, 5 2017    

THE Public Gardens Division in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries will today be hosting a green expo at the Castleton Botanical Gardens, in St Mary.It will be staged under the World Earth Day theme 'Environmental and... Read More

Mandeville Tax Office reopens for business

Friday, May, 5 2017    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — The Mandeville Tax Office reopened for business yesterday morning.The tax office was closed for business Wednesday to facilitate counselling of staff following the tragic death of a co-worker. Read More

Trelawny gets a taste of Appleton Rum Tour

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, May, 4 2017    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny Cruise passengers arriving at the Falmouth port, as well as locals, now have a chance to experience a new and exciting attraction, the Appleton Estate Rum Seminar, situated at Bogue Gate, less than 10 minutes outside... Read More

Westwood fire

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, May, 4 2017    

STEWART TOWN, Trelawny - Classes at the Westwood High School for Girls in Stewart Town were suspended indefinitely yesterday following a fire Tuesday night, which razed a section of the prominent boarding school. The... Read More

Hanover Charities awards outstanding citizens

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, May, 4 2017    

HOPEWELL, Hanover:Hanover Charities, a local charity organisation, has been serving the residents of Hanover for the past 60 years.And as part of its milestone celebrations, the organisation last Friday, recognised some 60 people who... Read More



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