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Conference & Expo a success, says Manchester Chamber of Commerce

Monday, May, 21 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester – President of the Manchester Chamber of Commerce, Garfield Green says he is satisfied with last Wednesday's Conference and Expo hosted by the chamber in collaboration with Diaspora Connect at Golf View Hotel. Read More

Agri Day at Knox Community College

Monday, May, 21 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Knox Community College recently staged its Agri Day Expo 2018 at its Cobbla Campus in northern Manchester. Read More

Another gift of love from the Hue family

Monday, May, 21 2018    

MAY PEN, Clarendon — Dr Hyacinth Hue and her husband Eric Hue have donated a sonography machine (used for diagnostic imaging) worth US$7,000 to the May Pen Hospital, according to the Southern Regional Health Authority. Read More

CENTRAL'S BEST

Monday, May, 21 2018    

The Jamaica International Invitation meet at the National Stadium on Saturday night was embellished by the winning performance of three of the best female athletes from Central Jamaica: Elaine Thompson, Janieve Russell and Shericka Jackson. Thompson won the 100m,... Read More

Will never run dry!

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, May, 21 2018    

MARLIE HILL, Manchester — After years of water being a scarce commodity which residents of Marlie Hill and its environs had to purchase for domestic usage, there was a collective sigh of relief last Monday as a water shop was officially opened in the community. Read More

Jaguars, All-Stars hunt back-to back wins in WBA Elite League

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Saturday, May, 19 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Former champions Granville Jaguars and Catherine Hall All-Stars will be going after back-to-back wins today while Lucea Flames and Holland Saints will be making delayed debuts, as the Western Basketball Association Elite Basketball League continues with a... Read More

Teachers heap praises on Sandals Ochi

Friday, May, 18 2018    

TEACHERS from Glowell Preparatory in Portmore, St Catherine, are singing the praises of Sandals Ochi Beach Resort after a recent visit to the property during which the teachers got a chance to let their hair down and enjoy the vaunted Sandals hospitality Read More

Sandals treats team members to 'Mad Hatter' tea party

Thursday, May, 17 2018    

Last Friday was no ordinary Friday at Sandals Resorts International as the team got fancy for the first ever Mad Hatter Tea Party held on the lawns of the company's headquarters in the resort city of Montego Bay. Read More

New Flanker Skills Training Institute a positive reality

BY MARK CUMMINGS Editor-at-Large WESTERN BUREAU cummingsm@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, May, 17 2018    

FLANKER, St James — Twenty-one-year-old Flanker resident Odene Johnson believes that the recent opening of the Flanker Skills Training Institute is going to be a game changer in diverting himself and other residents away from deviant behaviour. Read More

Sangster International Airport football team donates US$4,000 to charity

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, May, 17 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James —The Poor Relief Department of the St James Municipal Corporation and the Good Shepherd Foundation were the recent beneficiaries of a combined donation of US$4,000 ($2,000 each) from the Sangster International Airport's football... Read More

Champions!

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, May, 17 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Former champions Wadadah FC will make yet another attempt to return to the Red Stripe Premier League when the Jamaica Football Federation Confederation play-offs get underway, after upsetting Faulkland FC 6-5 in sudden death in a thrilling shoot-out in the... Read More

Fiesta in Ecstasy for Margaritaville MoBay

Thursday, May, 17 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James —Memorial Weekend celebrations are expected to move into high gear at Margaritaville Montego Bay with several international DJs, recording artistes and local industry players set to rub shoulders at Fiesta in Ecstasy on Saturday, May 26. Read More

'Pon Di Beach Retro Party' for Tropical Bliss this Saturday

BY ACEION CUNNINGHAM OBSERVER WEST WRITER | Thursday, May, 17 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The second staging of charity event 'Pon Di Beach Retro Party' is set for the beautiful Tropical Bliss Beach in Montego Bay on Saturday. Read More

'I disagree'

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, May, 17 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — A senior Constabulary Force officer is dead set against the highly touted plan to split the St James Police Division into two, namely St James North and St James South. Read More

Wadadah FC's Obrien Robinson named Western Confed's MVP

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, May, 17 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Obrie n Robinson was on Sunday named Most Valuable Player (MVP) for the play-offs in the Jamaica Football Federation Western Confederation/Charley's JB Rum Super League after leading his team to an upset win over mid-season champions... Read More



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