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Hurdles fiasco mars National champs

Paul Reid | Thursday, June, 27 2019    

Just when we thought we were going to get through a major track and field championships at the National Stadium and go home happy, with less than half hour to go and just two races left, the bubble burst, and once again we have a major incident that spoiled what was a... Read More

Sav- Elite Titans, Boys Club Warriors clash for semi-final spot in WBA Elite League

Thursday, June, 27 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The fourth semi-finalist in the Western Basketball Association Elite League will be known on Saturday when Sav-Elite Titans and MoBay Boys Club Warriors meet in Game Three of their best-of- three quarter-final series at... Read More

Flanker-based YM Family impacts entertainment across the west

BY ACEION CUNNINGHAM Observer writer | Thursday, June, 27 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — There has been a resurgence of artistes from across western Jamaica dominating the dancehall scene. Read More

Champions

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, June, 27 2019    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny— Coopers Pen FC won the Trelawny Football Association Major League on Sunday, beating Duanvale FC 5-4 on penalties after the teams played out a 0-0 draw in regulation and extra time. Read More

Five teams advance to Hanover FA KO second round

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, June, 27 2019    

LUCEA, Hanover— Western Confederation Super League team Hopewell United advanced to the second round of the Hanover Football Association Knockout competition along with four other teams after the first round was completed over the weekend. Read More

VIDEO: Should the Government legalise obeah?

Monday, June, 24 2019    

Minister of Justice Delroy Chuck earlier this month announced that he would be taking a submission to Cabinet which would outline the reasons the 1898 Obeah Act should be repealed. Read More

'I am of God'

BY KIMONE FRANCIS Senior staff reporter francisk@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, June, 24 2019    

For 35 years, a St Thomas woman says she has been healing the sick in and around the parish. Read More

PHOTO: NERHA's gift

Monday, June, 24 2019    

The North-East Regional Health Authority (NERHA) recently donated a new Nissan panel van to the Port Antonio Hospital in Portland. Earlier this month, NERHA donated two new ambulances. (Photo: Everard Owen) Read More

Sandals team members donate on World Blood Day

Monday, June, 24 2019    

Team members from Sandals Ochi Beach Resort and Sandals Royal Plantation were out in their numbers to donate blood in observance of World Blood Donor Day, recently. Read More

Video: Obeah hypocrisy!

BY KIMONE FRANCIS Senior staff reporter francisk@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, June, 24 2019    

ONE obeah man in Yallahs, St Thomas, is chiding civil society for what he says is its double standard in dealing with the issue of o beah — a system of spiritual and healing practices developed among enslaved... Read More

The west backs Byles as BOJ governor

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, June, 20 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Richard Byles' recent appointment as the next governor of the Bank of Jamaica has been met with a strong stamp of approval from members of the business community in western Jamaica. Read More

Lilliput residents to access Adventist health fair

Thursday, June, 20 2019    

LILLIPUT, St James — Residents of Lilliput and adjoining communities are to benefit from a free health fair on Sunday, July 7. Read More

PHOTO: Washing little hands

Thursday, June, 20 2019    

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Something is wrong in Hanover — Samuda

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer writer | Thursday, June, 20 2019    

MONTEGO BAY St James - Minister with responsibility for Education, Youth and Information Karl Samuda says “something is wrong in Hanover”, after it was revealed that in the ministry's Region Four, the parish performed dismally in the core subject areas of English and... Read More

Police intensify probe into

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer writer | Thursday, June, 20 2019    

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