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Social worker opens aftercare facility in Ocho Rios

BY RENAE DIXON Observer staff reporter dixonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, May, 14 2018    

The issue of parents leaving their young children unattended at nights while they go to functions or work is one that has been plaguing Jamaica for years. And although several children have died as a result, the trend continues. Read More

Fair Prospect women to get free mammograms

Monday, May, 14 2018    

At least 55 women from Fair Prospect in Portland will benefit from free mammograms later this month, following a donation of $250, 000 from the United States-based Caribbean Medical Mission to Jamaica Cancer Society's St Ann/St Mary branch. Read More

Eight years homeless

BY RENAE DIXON Observer staff reporter dixonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, May, 14 2018    

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PHOTO: All smiles

Monday, May, 14 2018    

President of Content Garden Police Youth Club Amanda Thomas (left) and Shanique McKay pose for a photo at their health fair put on in partnership with the Content Gardens Police youth club, the Blood Bought Church of God and the Restoration House, recently. The two are also youth ambassadors for... Read More

Fix it!

BY FALON FOLKES Observer staff reporter folkesf@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, May, 14 2018    

RESIDENTS in Cottage Pen, St Thomas, say that they have grown tired of the lack of action by the St Thomas Municipal Corporation to construct a proper drainage system in their community, which floods whenever it rains heavily. Read More

Seprod supports JCF initiative in Westmoreland

Friday, May, 11 2018    

SEPROD will be donating $400,000 worth of products to the Jamaica Constabulary (JCF) for distribution to approximately 100 families in need in Westmoreland. Read More

Chamber of Commerce, TEF repair roads in Negril

Thursday, May, 10 2018    

NEGRIL, Westmoreland — The Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) recently partnered with the Negril Chamber of Commerce (NCC) to undertake a $1.2-million road repair project in the resort town. Read More

$48-m repairs for Felicity road

Thursday, May, 10 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The Felicity roadway in St James is being rehabilitated at a cost of $48 million under the Major Infrastructure Development Programme (MIDP). Read More

Trelawny Co-op has grown leaps and bounds — Tomlinson

Thursday, May, 10 2018    

COOPER'S PEN, Trelawny — General manager of the Trelawny Cooperative Credit Union (TCU) Limited, Winston Tomlinson, says despite the challenges experienced along the way, the institution has grown leaps and bounds since its inception in 1968. Read More

Mayhem Soaka Playground set for May 20

Thursday, May, 10 2018    

NEGRIL, Westmoreland — Mayhem Soaka Playground is expected to drench an already wet Kool Runnings Water Park in Negril on Sunday, May 20. Read More

Cabana Beach Daze set to sizzle at Blue Waters

Thursday, May, 10 2018    

COOPER'S PEN, Trelawny — Cabana Beach Daze All White Day Soiree has quickly cemented its place on western Jamaica's entertainment calendar as one of the 'must-do parties' of the year. Read More

GC Foster runners dominate

Thursday, May, 10 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James - Despite the threat of rain which affected several of the western parishes over last weekend, an estimated 4,000 people turned out on Sunday to participate in the fifth staging of the MoBay City Run. Read More

Showdown

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, May, 10 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — A lot will be at stake on Sunday afternoon at Jarrett Park when three-time champions Wadadah FC meet first-time finalists Faulkland FC in the final of the Jamaica Football Federation Western Confederation/Charley's JB Rum Super League starting at 6:00... Read More

PHOTO: Reading for the kids

Thursday, May, 10 2018    

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PHOTO: Well done!

Thursday, May, 10 2018    

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