PHOTO: Thanks a lot!

Thursday, July, 6 2017    

Collin Issacs (left) of Sam Issacs and Sons, one of the sponsors of St James FA Senior League champions Catherine Hall FC, receives a framed photograph of the team at last week's dinner and awards ceremony held at Pelican Restaurant in Montego Bay. Making the presentation is Sandra Christie of... Read More

Three teams seek two spots in Western Basketball semi-finals

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, July, 6 2017    

 The semi-final pairings of the Western Basketball Association's iCool/iDrade Elite Basketball League should be decided this weekend as the regular season comes to a close with a number of rescheduled games. Read More

Western History

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, July, 6 2017    

WHITEHOUSE, Westmoreland — Sandals South Coast will create history when the 2017/18 Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) kicks off later this year, as it will be the first time two teams from Westmoreland will play in the island's top club football... Read More

Sleepy Sav

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, July, 6 2017    

SAVANNA LA MAR, Westmoreland - Members of the Savanna-la-Mar business community are complaining over the loss of business in the western town, which they say goes to sleep as early as 8:00 pm in the face of a sweeping crime wave. Read More

A march for justice in St Elizabeth

BY GARFIELD MYERS Editor-at-Large South Central Bureau | Monday, July, 3 2017    

JUNCTION, St Elizabeth — The family of Haile Clacken, who was shot... Read More


Monday, July, 3 2017    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — It is a project that he said has been long in the making but last Thursday journalist, Garfield Angus, took the major leap to launch his first book. Read More

LASCO Teacher of the Year lights up Schoolfield

Monday, July, 3 2017    

Santa Cruz , St Elizabeth — Veteran teacher Ditha Dennis remembers well her fear of Spanish while a student many years ago. Read More

Skincare company focuses on children

Monday, July, 3 2017    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — The Skinnz Dermatology and Wellness Centre recently held their annual skincare seminar at the Mandeville Hotel with a strong focus on common skin disorders in children. Read More

Manchester, St Elizabeth entrepreneurs schooled

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Observer staff reporter | Monday, July, 3 2017    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Participants in a Small Shops Big Business Forum here last month were exposed to expertise from second, third and fourth generation proprietors of diverse companies in Manchester and St Elizabeth. Read More


BY TONI MCLEAN Observer writer | Monday, July, 3 2017    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Harold Garwood, a driving instructor, has fallen victim to an upsurge of car theft in the Williamsfield and Grey Ground areas of Manchester. Read More

Breadnut Hill Primary gets facelift

BY RENAE DIXON Observer writer | Monday, July, 3 2017    

OCHO RIOS, St Ann — Teachers, students, parents and other stakeholders of Breadnut Hill Primary School in St Ann were in a celebratory mood last Thursday as the Japanese Embassy officially handed over an improved facility to the institution. The embassy, through funding from the... Read More

Making the roads safer for our children

Monday, July, 3 2017    

May Pen, Clarendon — Bauxite/alumina company Jamalco marked Road Safety Awareness Month in June with a road safety exposition at the Halse Hall Great House aimed at students from primary schools in Clarendon and Manchester as well as taxi operators. Read More

For your diary

Monday, July, 3 2017    

Monday, July 3Manchester Chamber of Commercebrunch in honour ofHis ExcellencyBritish High Commissioner to Jamaica David FittonMandeville HotelManchester —11:00 am Tuesday, July 4 Read More

PHOTO: Oh, so fast!

Monday, July, 3 2017    

Fifteen year-old Kevona Davis (right) of Edwin Allen High School in Frankfield, northern Clarendon, turned in jaw-dropping performances during the recent National Junior Championships at the National Stadium in Kingston. Davis is seen here outsprinting US-based Brianna Williams in the girls... Read More

Donated equipment at May Pen Hospital boosts paediatric services

Monday, July, 3 2017    

May Pen , Clarendon — The donation of two patient monitors valued at over $1 million by charitable organisations, Angels of Love, Jamaica and McLymont Helping Hands Children's Foundation have improved paediatric services at the May Pen Hospital... Read More


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