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Record-breaking jump

Thursday, February, 21 2019    

Rusea's High's Nia Robinson makes her record-breaking jump, setting a new COCAA Western Champs Class 2 girls long jump record on Saturday at the St Elizabeth Technical Sports Complex when she jumped 5.86m to beat the nine year-old mark of 5.75m held by Rochelle Farquharson of STETHS. It was... Read More

FIA stages successful 5K Colour Walk/Run

Thursday, February, 21 2019    

Over 300 people, aged three years to 69, participated in the inaugural staging of the Fairfield International Academy (FIA) 5K Colour Run/Walk in Ironshore, St James, last Sunday. Read More

Struggling MBU host Cavalier in crucial RSPL third round game

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, February, 21 2019    

TUCKER, St James — The stakes will be high on Sunday when embattled Montego Bay United (MBU) host title contenders Cavalier FC in their third round Red Stripe Premier League game at Wes p ow Park, starting at... Read More

Mt Alvernia, Herbert Morrison meet in crucial girls' basketball game

Thursday, February, 21 2019    

WAKEFIELD, Trelawny — Mt Alvernia High and Herbert Morrison Technical will put their respective three-game winning start on the line today when they meet in a crucial ISSA Western Conference Girls' Open basketball game at Muschett High in... Read More

Ocho Rios Primary students train in online safety

Monday, February, 18 2019    

Forty students from Ocho Rios Primary School in St Ann have been trained to act as online safety monitors, both at school and in their respective communities. Read More

St Ann, St Mary schools celebrate World Read Aloud Day

Monday, February, 18 2019    

Every year, on World Read Aloud Day people all around the world read aloud together and share stories to advocate for literacy as a human right that belongs to all people. Read More

Sweet victory

Monday, February, 18 2019    

Kerrisan Lawrence's hat-trick guided Titchfield High to a come-from-behind 3-1 victory over Port Antonio High, as the Portland Football Association Ann Marie Vaz Women's League got under way last Tuesday. Read More

'Help Leroy'

Monday, February, 18 2019    

LEROY Barton desperately wants to get to Kingston. His life depends on it.The 61-year-old St Mary man has been afflicted with a large facial tumour and urgently needs medical attention. However, he has no money; he has no family and he has no friend. Read More

Knockalva Polytechnic holds cannabis colloquium

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, February, 14 2019    

KNOCKALVA, Hanover — Principal of Knockalva Polytechnic College in Hanover, Pauleen Reid, has described the staging of the institution's inaugural cannabis colloquium held at the college recently, as a tremendous success. Read More

Charity groups donate $400,000 to Sav Public General Hospital

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, February, 14 2019    

The Dreams To Reality (DTR) Foundation in collaboration with Friends of Savanna-la-Mar Public General Hospital and Misty Blue Cancer Foundation, on Monday, made a donation of $400,000 to the hospital towards the purchase of medical supplies and equipment and renovations at the state-run... Read More

Cruising with Lady Sandals

Thursday, February, 14 2019    

Deputy chairman of Sandals Resorts International Adam Stewart last Monday night hosted over 50 senior employees from the ATL Group of Companies from across the western region and St Ann on Chairman Gordon Stewart's luxury yacht, Lady... Read More

Hard road ahead

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, February, 14 2019    

TUCKER, St James — Saving Montego Bay United from relegation in the Red Stripe Premier League “will be difficult, but not impossible”, says Brazilian Luciano Traina Gama, who took over the duties on the sideline in the team's come-from-behind 3-3 draw... Read More

PJ takes My Political Journey to the west

Thursday, February, 14 2019    

People from a wide cross section of the society turned out at the S Hotel on Jimmy Cliff Boulevard in the resort city of Montego Bay last week Wednesday (February 6) for the western Jamaica launch of former Prime Minister PJ Patterson's latest publication: 'My Political... Read More

Wadadah FC meet Faulkland FC in mid-season final of Western Confed

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, February, 14 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Defending champions Wadadah FC are to meet Faulkland FC in Sunday's mid-season final of the Jamaica Footfall Federation Western Confederation Charley's JB Rum Super League, after beating Hopewell United 2-1 in their Zone Two game played at the UDC field on... Read More

SHUNNED?

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, February, 14 2019    

CORAL SPRING, Trelawny— Whilst welcoming the growing number of hotel rooms in his constituency, People's National Party (PNP) Member of Parliament for Trelawny Northern Victor Wright, is charging that he is not been kept in the loop by government, local municipality and investors... Read More



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