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Outgoing mayor says 'bittersweet' farewell to 'poster' corporation

BY HORACE HINES Staff reporter hinesh@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, September, 11 2020    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — It was with mixed emotions when St James Southern Member of Parliament-elect Homer Davis delivered his final speech as chairman of the St James Municipal Corporation and mayor of Montego Bay yesterday. Read More

MP-elect in western Jamaica talks winning strategies

BY HORACE HINES Staff reporter hinesh@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, September, 11 2020    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Successful Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) candidates in the September 3 General Election have shared their winning strategies in western Jamaica, and acknowledged the benefit they derived from the popularity of party leader Andrew Holness. Read More

Manchester business community has high expectations of new Gov't

BY KASEY WILLIAMS Staff reporter editorial@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, September, 11 2020    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Members of the business community in this south-central parish have high expectations of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) Government following last Thursday's massive 33-seat majority win over the Opposition People's National Party... Read More

Sandals bartender is face of online marketing campaign

Thursday, September, 10 2020    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — If things had gone according to plan, Rajiv Johnson would have either been a professional footballer or a member of the army. Read More

Help, please!

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, September, 10 2020    

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Cornwall College alumnus heads NYPD Special Victims Unit

BY ONOME SIDO Observer West writer | Thursday, September, 10 2020    

Montego Bay native Michael King was recently installed as the commander-in-chief of New York City's Special Victims Unit, a position that allows him oversight of sex crime investigations in New York City, which has a population of over 8.3 million... Read More

Hoping for the best

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, September, 10 2020    

Former Cornwall College standout triple jumper Owayne Owens is looking forward to what he hopes will be his first full season—both indoors and outdoors— in the NCAA Division 1 track and field season. Read More

Miss Universe Northwest contestants

Thursday, September, 10 2020    

The seven contestants vying for the title of Miss Universe Northwest (from left) Nashay Martin, sponsored by FraserVault; Ramonia Wright, sponsored by Hybrid Athletics; Donique McDonald, sponsored by Yardie Auto Sales; Shante Jarrett, sponsored by Island Blend Health Hub; Lineisha Davis,... Read More

Election day across the west

Thursday, September, 10 2020    

The Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) cruised to a second-consecutive term in office last Thursday, defeating the People's National Party (PNP) 48-15 seats in the parliamentary election. Read More

Venjahnce returns with

Thursday, September, 10 2020    

SHEFFIELD, WESTMORELAND- Reggae artiste Venjahnce is determined to become a household name in the Jamaican music industry. Read More

BIG PLANS!

Thursday, September, 10 2020    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Economic development and social agenda top the list of priorities on the agendas of the western region's first-time Members of Parliament. Read More

The court will decide

BY HORACE HINES Observer staff reporter hinesh@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, September, 7 2020    

DARLISTON, Westmoreland — Attorneys representing the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) candidate Daniel Lawrence in the September 3 General Election have signalled their intention to request a magisterial recount for the seat which was declared in favour of People's National Party (PNP)... Read More

Delays, but election day incident-free in St Elizabeth

BY GARFIELD MYERS Editor-at-large South/Central Bureau myersg@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, September, 4 2020    

SANTA CRUZ, St Elizabeth — Frustrating delays for voters in the southern half marred an otherwise incident-free election in St Elizabeth, yesterday. Read More

Slow polling but peaceful day in Manchester

BY KASEY WILLIAMS Staff reporter williamsk@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, September, 4 2020    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — COVID-19 protocols were the order of the day at most polling stations visited by the Jamaica Observer yesterday in Manchester as there were mixed reports of the voting across the parish's four constituencies. Read More

Students, community-based organisations benefit from JPS Foundation's benevolence

Thursday, September, 3 2020    

MONTEGO BAY, St James - The JPS Foundation delivered 300 back- to-school packages to students in the parishes of Hanover, St James and Trelawny, last weekend. Read More



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