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Multi-purpose skills-training centre for Flanker

Thursday, January, 18 2018    

FLANKER, St James — Several unattached youth in the inner-city community of Flanker, St James, and its environs are set to be trained in a wide range of marketable skills through a training institution that will be established in Flanker next month. Read More

Did Stewart do the right thing?

With Paul Reid | Thursday, January, 18 2018    

On Tuesday night Jamaica time, the West Indies Under-19 team, for the second-successive ICC Under-19 World Cup, stirred controversy by getting an opposing batsman out in a manner considered “not cricket”. Read More

PHOTO: HIRED!

Thursday, January, 18 2018    

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I'll forgive my son's killer, but...

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, January, 18 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The father of a Cornwall College old boy who was shot dead by another of the school's past students in Lauderhill, Florida, on New Year's Day has said that he is willing to forgive his son's killer, but only after he reveals his motive for... Read More

PHOTO: For Better Health Care

Thursday, January, 18 2018    

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Hezron shows love for MoBay

BY ALAN LEWIN Observer West writer | Thursday, January, 18 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Despite the high levels of crime and violence in sections of Montego Bay, St James, Montegonian recording artiste Hezron is still in love with the resort city. Read More

December challenging month for JPS in Hanover, Westmoreland

Thursday, January, 18 2018    

LUCEA, Hanover — The Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) has reported that December was a challenging month for the company in the parishes of Hanover and Westmoreland. Read More

Confed Heats up

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, January, 18 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Title contenders Faulkland FC will kick off the second round of the Jamaica Football Federation Western Confederation/Charley's JB Rum Super League on Saturday when they host promoted Roaring River FC in a Zone Two game at Jarrett Park, set to start at 3:00... Read More

Sport Diary — January 18

Thursday, January, 18 2018    

TODAYRed Stripe Premier LeagueFC Reno vs Harbour View - Frome 3:30 pm FRIDAYISSA Western Conference boys' basketball Read More

Jordan Maxwell gets scholarship to

BY ALAN LEWIN Observer West writer | Thursday, January, 18 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Former Spot Valley High School student, 17- year-old Jordan, Maxwell has been granted a scholarship to attend the University of Maine, Fort Kent, in the USA. Read More

Rats! Harry Watch Health Centre closed

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Observer staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver. com | Monday, January, 15 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — chief public health inspector in Manchester, Charmaine Palmer-Cross has confirmed that the Harry Watch Health Centre was closed due to rodent infestation and because of its aged and unsafe structure. Read More

Maroon Christmas

Monday, January, 15 2018    

ACCOMPONG, St Elizabeth — The annual Maroon celebrations here took place on January 6, marking the 280th year since the signing of a peace treaty with the British. Read More

Goodbye 'chi chi'

Monday, January, 15 2018    

BALACLAVA, St Elizabeth — For many, including health workers and patients, the best aspect of the renovated Balaclava Health Centre is that it now has a concrete slab roof. Read More

British envoy hails Maroons

Monday, January, 15 2018    

ACCOMPONG, St Elizabeth — British High Commissioner to Jamaica Asif Ahmad said his attendance at the celebration in Accompong earlier this month indicates continued respect for the relationship and agreement between the Maroons and the British, following the signing of a peace... Read More

PHOTO: New year babies

Monday, January, 15 2018    

Mothers Judene Green (second left) and Tamar Scott (second right) with their babies born at Black River Hospital on New Year's Day. Also in photo are registered nurse-midwife at the hospital Enafica Earle (left), Kirk Distributors representative Glenton Barhan, and representative from the... Read More



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