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Trelawny cop gets keys to Lincoln Park, USA

Thursday, May, 4 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James LASCO cop for 2015/16, Sergeant Gladstone Sealy, during a recent one-week goodwill/training visit to Detroit, USA, was given the keys to the city by Mayor of Lincoln Park, Michigan, Thomas E Karnes. Read More

Sports administrators want more support to improve activities in the west

Thursday, May, 4 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James Sports administrators across western Jamaica have underscored the importance of sporting activities in instilling positive values in the society, even as they bemoan the lack of sponsorship for sport initiatives. Read More

Title hunt

BY PAUL A REID Observer West Writer | Thursday, May, 4 2017    

 MONTEGO BAY, St JamesFirst-time finalists Montego Bay Boys Club will be seeking to create history on Sunday when they take on Sandals South Coast in the final of the Jamaica Football... Read More

The Studio showcases international ceramics

Thursday, May, 4 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James The Studio in Bogue City Centre in Montego Bay was host earlier this week to a fine exhibition of artistic works by three international renowned artists.The creations of David Pinto, Doug... Read More

For the students

Thursday, May, 4 2017    

Member of Parliament for St James West Central Marlene Malahoo Forte (centre) and Councillor for the Spring Gardens Division Dwight Crawford (left) join students of the constituency after they were presented with cheques valued at over $500,000 to assist with their tuition by Malahoo... Read More

Happy 25th 'Bobby'

Thursday, May, 4 2017    

People’s National Party (PNP) chairman Robert ‘Bobby’ Pickersgill (third right) is joined family members in cutting the cake to mark his 25th anniversary as chairman of the party during a function attended by a number of the party’s bigwigs, including former... Read More

Catherine Hall seek semi-final berth in St James FA Senior League

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, May, 4 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St JamesCatherine Hall FC could secure their semi-final place in the St James Football Association Sandals International Senior League with a win over Revelation FC in their third-round cross-zone game at the UDC field... Read More

Female champ

Thursday, May, 4 2017    

Ayesha Lawson of the St James Police Division (right) receives the female championship trophy from Glenroy Myers, Kris An Charles Investments' marketing/business development officer, western region, during the annual Area One Police Sports held at the Catherine Hall Sports Complex in... Read More

Rush for semi-final spots in TFA Major League

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, May, 4 2017    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny Three teams are chasing two spots in the semi-finals of the Trelawny Football Association Monymusk Plantation Rum Major League as the regular season ends on Saturday with five games scheduled. Read More

Sport Diary

Thursday, May, 4 2017    

THURSDAY, MAY 4St James FA/VMBS Under -13Eagles New Day vs Chetwood — UDC field 10:00 amHemmingay vs DMP Academy — UDC field11:15 amJohns... Read More

Entertainment Diary

Thursday, May, 4 2017    

THURSDAY, May 4Exotic Thursdays@ Sundaze Bar & GrillGloucester Ave, Montego BayTime: 10:00 pm  Read More

How Linace Gordon-Coleman changed her life after years of unemployment

BY KIMONE FRANCIS Observer staff reporter francisk@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, May, 1 2017    

WHEN 30-year-old Linace Gordon-Coleman's back was against the wall from being unemployed for years, she made a decision that would change her life without end.Gordon-Coleman, against a climate of economic challenges which permeated every level of the Jamaican society, decided to... Read More

Disaster - 'Mi affi go start all over again'

BY KIMONE FRANCIS Observer staff reporter francisk@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, May, 1 2017    

A woman and her three children have been left homeless after a landslide, triggered by heavy showers which affected central and eastern parishes just over a week ago, damaged her two-bedroom house in Colley Lot, Trinity Ville in St Thomas.No one was home at the... Read More

'Every obnoxious act is a cry for help'

Programme director says paramilitary camp for troubled teens working | Monday, May, 1 2017    

Programme director says paramilitary camp for troubled teens workingA paramilitary training programme designed to positively transform the lives of teens who have been disruptive or have found themselves in trouble has been reaping success, director, Major Kevin... Read More

A farmer's pain

Monday, May, 1 2017    

Heavy rains lash St Thomas, causing extensive damage to landscape and cropsA St Thomas small farmer has been left in distress following a heavy downpour just over a week ago which flooded sections of the eastern parish, destroying his crops in the process.Errol McIntosh, of... Read More



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