PAN 2019 Regional 1 set for Folly Oval

Monday, August, 19 2019    

Twenty pan chicken vendors from North and Eastern parishes will be among 35 competing in PAN 2019 Regional 1 at Folly Oval in Portland, which kicks off the annual series this Saturday. Read More

$1.5 million in scholarship for St Mary students

Monday, August, 19 2019    

Six St Mary students pursuing tertiary education in the upcoming academic year will benefit from scholarships amounting to $1.5 million from the Sydney A Phillips Scholarship Trust Fund. Read More

BMX riding and skate park coming to Boston

Monday, August, 19 2019    

A new BMX riding and skatepark is set to open next month in Boston, Portland, the first of its kind in the eastern end of the island, organiser and former professional BMX rider Darryl Munroe has said. Read More

Blind cop rises

BY EVERARD OWEN Observer writer | Monday, August, 19 2019    

WHEN Rohan Brown met in a motor vehicle accident in 1995, life as he knew it would change.The injuries he sustained, at the time, were minor with occasional headaches. Read More

Stop it!

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, August, 15 2019    

RHYNE PARK, St James - Prime Minister Andrew Holness has scolded homeowners who operate garages and other commercial entities in residential spaces, arguing that not only is the practice an eyesore, but it also devalues properties. Read More

Westmoreland-based Zimbali Retreats partners with Canadian Yardie Farma to grow medical ganja

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, August, 15 2019    

CANAAN MOUNTAIN, Westmoreland — Zimbali Retreats, a rustic tourism resort enterprise in the hills here, has forged a partnership with Canadian investors Yardie Farma, in a move to marry their business into the burgeoning medical marijuana sector. Read More

Long-awaited US$70-million water improvement project for Negril could begin next year — Barnett

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, August, 15 2019    

NEGRIL, Westmoreland — President of the National Water Commission (NWC) Mark Barnett says work is expected to start next year on the long-awaited US$70-million water supply improvement project for the Negril area. Read More

Sandals team members celebrate 'Jamaica 57' with 'Emancipendence Jamboree'

Thursday, August, 15 2019    

 MONTEGO BAY, St James — Team members at Sandals Resorts International were on Monday, August 5, treated to an afternoon of fun, culture and amazing food, as the company hosted its pre-independence celebrations dubbed 'Emancipendence Jamboree'. Read More

All set for Negril chamber's International Food and Wine event

BY MARK CUMMINGS Editor-at-Large | Thursday, August, 15 2019    

NEGRIL, Westmoreland — The fourth staging of the Negril Chamber of Commerce's (NCC) International Wine and Food event will be held on the pristine white sands at the Boardwalk Village, Norman Manley Boulevard, in the resort town on... Read More

Bogue FC seek berth in St James FA U-20 final

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, August, 15 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Three days after securing the final place in the semi-finals, Bogue FC will be seeking to move up in the points standings when they take on second-placed Cambridge in a St James Football Association Sandals Resorts International Under-20 game at the... Read More

All to play for

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, August, 15 2019    

 LUCEA, Hanover — Super Star FC and Esher United are to meet in Sunday's final of the Hanover Football Association/Conserve IT Ltd Major League after contrasting results in Monday's return leg semi-finals at Watson Taylor Park in Lucea. Read More

Holland United are TFA Under-18 champs

Thursday, August, 15 2019    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny — Holland United completed an unbeaten season after they bettered Jackson Town 2-0 in Saturday's final of the Trelawny Football Association (TFA) Under-18 competition played at Elleston Wakeland Centre in... Read More

Jawhawks promoted to WBA Elite League

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, August, 15 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The University of the West Indies-West Jamaica Campus (UWI-WJC) Jayhawks will play in the Western Basketball Association (WBA) Elite League next season after winning the Men's Division One title, beating Montego Bay Gladiators 2-1 in their... Read More

Professor Donna P Hope launches new book in MoBay

Thursday, August, 15 2019    

G rand -A-View Restaurant & Event Place in Montego Bay recently hosted the launch of Professor Donna Hope's highly anticipated memoir and sixth publication, Chicken Back Gravy and Such Delights: Life Lessons From My... Read More

Shenseea's Dream

Wednesday, August, 14 2019    

Dancehall star Shenseea performs at Dream Weekend's Igloo party at Cayenne Beach in Negril recently. She was one of several entertainers, including Spice, Capleton, Teejay, Alkaline, Gage, Munga Honorable, Hot Frass and Ding Dong, who performed at the five-day-long party series. (Photo: Philp... Read More


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