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PHOTO: Cannabis talk

Thursday, September, 7 2017    

American celebrity and cannabis advocate Montel Williams (left) listens to a point being made by Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett (second left) while noted Jamaican scientist, Dr Henry Lowe, and Christine Cowen of The Spa Retreat in Negril give a listening ear during the recent staging of the... Read More

PHOTO: Back-to-school treat

Thursday, September, 7 2017    

Scores of children of the inner-city communities of Paradise Row and North Gully in Montego Bay received back-to-school supplies last Saturday, just ahead of the start of the new academic year. The children also received refreshments and participated in a number of fun-filled activities. The... Read More

PHOTO: Cornwall at Mass

Thursday, September, 7 2017    

Some members of the Cornwall College daCosta Cup team attended mass at the Blessed Sacrament Cathedral in Montego Bay on Sunday accompanied by head coach Dr Dean Weatherly and team manager Ivan Godfrey. Cornwall College will open the defense of their title on Saturday when they face Green Pond... Read More

PHOTO: Texas bound

Thursday, September, 7 2017    

Former Cornwall College sprinter Washington Brown left the island on Sunday for the University of Texas-Austin to take up a track and field scholarship. Brown, who was third in the Class 1 100m final at the ISSA Boys' Champs in March, is the second former Cornwall College athlete to attend the... Read More

Western Sport Diary – Septenber 7

Thursday, September, 7 2017    

SATURDAY, September 9ISSA/Flow Manning CupGroup BJamaica College vs STATHS — MoBay Sports Complex 4:00 pm ISSA/Flow daCosta CupZone A Read More

Western Entertainment Diary

Thursday, September, 7 2017    

THURSDAY, September 7Exotic Thursdays@ Sundaze Bar & GrillGloucester Ave, Montego BayTime: 10:00 pm Heineken All Star Thursdays@ MargaritavilleGloucester Ave, Montego BayAdm: Free Read More

CUMI Come Run removes limit on participants

Thursday, September, 7 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James – The organisers of the 10th CUMI Come Run event set for September 23 have lifted the restrictions on the number of people who are allowed to participate in the event, which is the major fund-raiser for the Committee for the Upliftment of the... Read More

Dr Winston Green: A passionate nation builder

BY KIMONE FRANCIS Observer staff reporter francisk@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, September, 4 2017    

LATE People's National Party (PNP) Member of Parliament for St Mary South Eastern, Dr Winston Green, was last Saturday hailed as “a passionate nation builder” when family, friends, colleagues, and constituents gathered at St Andrew Parish Church to bid him... Read More

Guns coming through 145 illegal ports of entry — security minister

BY RENAE DIXON Observer staff reporter dixonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, September, 4 2017    

National Security Minister Robert Montague says the country is slated to receive a surveillance aircraft next March to assist with the monitoring of the island's waters.This in addition to two new ships purchased in recent times. Read More

Morant Bay Primary introduces 'special ed' units

Monday, September, 4 2017    

MORANT Bay Primary School in St Thomas has introduced two special education units for the 2017/2018 academic year. Read More

New curriculum for Airy Castle Primary

Monday, September, 4 2017    

PRINCIPAL of Airy Castle Primary School in St Thomas, Dawn Graham, says the school is looking to roll out, fully, the National Standards Curriculum (NSC) for the 2017/2018 academic year. Read More

Violence rocks St Elizabeth South Western; politicians seek meeting with police

Monday, September, 4 2017    

SANTA CRUZ, St Elizabeth — Political representatives in St Elizabeth South Western are seeking a meeting with the police this week to discuss murders and shootings in the constituency last week. Read More

New head of police Area 2 says change is coming

Monday, September, 4 2017    

Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Norman Heywood, who has responsibility for Police Area Two, last week assured St Ann residents that under his leadership, policing in the parish will improve. Read More

Triple murder: Cops or gunmen?

BY KIMONE FRANCIS Observer staff reporter francisk@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, September, 4 2017    

THERE are conflicting reports surrounding the shooting deaths of three men, said to be farmers, in Long Road, St Mary, last Monday. Read More

25 detained

BY MARK CUMMINGS AND HORACE HINES Observer staff reporters | Saturday, September, 2 2017    

MOUNT SALEM, St James — More than 25 people were reportedly detained in the Mount Salem Police Division here in St James yesterday during the first day of operations under the Zones of Special Operations (ZOSO). Read More



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