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HEART targets uncertified, skilled people through 'Heart of Communities' initiative

BY SHANAE STEWART Observer staff reporter stewarts@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, October, 28 2019    

Officials at the HEART Trust/NTA has again issued a call to skilled, experienced people to take advantage of its HEART in Heart of Communities initiative, which is geared towards providing certification for people with experience in specific fields. Read More

PHOTO: Chasing goals

Monday, October, 28 2019    

Dejhanae Bailey of Tomlinson Preparatory School (left) and Matthew Turner of Sts Peter and Paul Preparatory School vie for the ball during a Jamaica Independent Schools Association (JISA) national Under-12 football match last Wednesday in St Ann. (Photo: Jason Tulloch) Read More

Portland pays tribute to national heroes

Monday, October, 28 2019    

Scores of Portlanders last Monday braved the weather to attend the annual Heroes' Day Parade led by custos Major Lincoln Thaxter, Members of Parliament Daryl and Ann-Marie Vaz, members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force, fire personnel, scouts, and cadets. Read More

PHOTO: Councillors Vibes

Monday, October, 28 2019    

St Mary Western Member of Parliament Robert Montague says a new initiative dubbed 'Councillors Vibes' has been launched in the constituency. The event is scheduled to be held biweekly in the different divisions. Read More

'We will not back down'

BY EVERARD OWEN Observer writer editorial@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, October, 28 2019    

DEPUTY colonel of the Accompong Maroons in St Elizabeth, Melvin Currie, has issued a stern warning to the Government that the group will not be backing down in its roll out of the maroon currency, Lumi, despite widespread opposition. Read More

CBA president says Western Regional Gun Court overwhelmed with cases

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, October, 24 2019    

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Little London Primary lifts Rockhouse Green Challenge Quiz title

BY MARK CUMMINGS Editor-at-Large cummingsm@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, October, 24 2019    

NEGRIL, Westmoreland - Little London Primary won the Rockhouse Hotel Green Challenge Quiz for the first time at the 10th staging of the annual event held at Negril Branch Library last Thursday. Read More

Atlanta Montego Bay Sister City Committee adopts Green Pond and Adelphi heath centres

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, October, 24 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The Ministry of Health and Wellness's Adopt-A-Clinic programme received a major boost with the recent adoption of the Adelphi and Green Pond public health clinics by the Atlanta Montego Bay Sister City Committee. Read More

Charmaine Pryce sets sights on becoming PAN 2019 champ

Thursday, October, 24 2019    

BLENHEIM, Hanover — Charmaine Pryce will readily tell you that pan chicken has never been her area of specialisation. Read More

Historic!

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, October, 24 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James - Anchovy High's senior football team created history for the school on Tuesday by winning their first match in the quarter-finals of the ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup football competition, edging Cedric Titus High 1-0 in their Group 1 game at Jarrett Park in St... Read More

PHOTO: Sam Sharpe Awardees

Thursday, October, 24 2019    

Mayor of Montego Bay Homer Davis (fourth right) is joined by recipients of the Sam Sharpe Award (from left) T’Shura Gibbs, industry and commerce; Lorna Johnson, national security; Garnet Beckford, journalism; Judith Alberga, who collected on behalf of her sister Arlene McKenzie, arts and... Read More

Hanover Heroes

Thursday, October, 24 2019    

Hanover National Heroes’ Day awardees for 2019 (standing from left) Oran Davidson, agriculture; Hewitt Green, community service; Karen Cunningham, public service; Monica Luckoo, performing arts; Jillian Mason Quarrie, health; Cheryl Craigie Kerr, performing arts; Beryl Beckford, religion;... Read More

Cheers for 'Shoey'

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, October, 24 2019    

ALBERT TOWN, Trelawny - The loudest cheers at the Trelawny Municipal Corporation and Jamaica Cultural Development Commission's Heritage Civic and Awards Ceremony held in Albert Town Square on Heroes' Day, were reserved for hometown... Read More

PAN 2019 finalist Richard Buchanan elated following last month's regional cook-off

Thursday, October, 24 2019    

NORWOOD, St James — Although he has been in the pan chicken business for a little over a year, Richard Buchanan said his greatest satisfaction was when he finished in second place at last month's PAN 2019 Region 2 Competitors Cook-off in Black... Read More

Kiwanis Breast Cancer 5K set for Sunday

Thursday, October, 24 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James – The Kiwanis Club of Providence/Montego Bay is hoping to raise $3 million from the 10th staging of its annual Breast Cancer 5K Run/Walk set for this Sunday, October 27. Read More



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