Sally Henzell's long walk to Jakes

BY GARFIELD MYERS Editor-at-Large South Central Bureau | Sunday, March, 11 2018    

TREASURE BEACH, St Elizabeth — Sally Henzell, artist and founder of Jakes Hotel, laughed long and hard when it was suggested to her that she and her late husband, film-maker Perry Henzell, were never very good at business. Read More

MoBay hit by flooding again

Saturday, March, 10 2018    

SECTIONS of the city of Montego Bay were last night affected by flash flooding following a strong, sustained downpour that started in the evening. Flood waters reportedly swept away a motor car into a ditch on the road in the vicinity of Cornwall College. Read More

Two cousins die in St James car crash

Saturday, March, 10 2018    

ROSE HALL, St James — Two cousins died from injuries sustained in a four-vehicle collision on the Rose Hall main road in St James, Thursday night.The deceased have been identified as Kevin Mills and Shadrick Robinson, both of Lilliput in St James. Read More

The best of Stepping High

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Friday, March, 9 2018    

Organisers of Stepping High Festival in Negril have described last weekend's 15th anniversary show as its most successful. Read More

Boost for Logwood Basic School

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, March, 8 2018    

LOGWOOD, Hanover — Teachers and students at the Logwood Basic School in Hanover are celebrating the construction of additional classroom space, which was funded at a cost of $4 million by Member of Parliament for Hanover Western Ian Hayles' Constituency Development Fund and the... Read More

Trees for Peace project launched at Mount Salem Primary

Thursday, March, 8 2018    

MOUNT SALEM, St James — The Violence Prevention Alliance (VPA) in collaboration with Peace and Love in Schools (PALS) and the Ministry of Education, Youth and Culture launched its Trees for Peace Planting Project as the signature activity for Peace Day on... Read More

NCB opens state-of-the-art facility at Fairview

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, March, 8 2018    

FAIRVIEW, St James - National Commercial Bank (NCB) Financial Group last Thursday officially opened its NCB Banking & Financial Services Centre in Fairview, St James. Read More

Herbert bask in U-19 Camperdown basketball defeat

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, March, 8 2018    

Herbert Morrison Technical in Montego Bay are still celebrating their victory over the Kingston-based Camperdown High School in the ISSA boys' Under-19 basketball competition. Read More


BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, March, 8 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) commander for the state of public emergency in St James, Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Ealan Powell, has condemned the use of a section of a gas station as a taxi stand in the hub of the commercial... Read More

Semi-final hunt

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, March, 8 2018    

BOUNTY HALL, Trelawny - Leaders and mid-season champions Faulkland FC could be the first team to secure a place in the semi-finals of the Jamaica Football Federation Western Confederation/Charley's JB Rum Super League on Sunday if they beat Harmony FC in their... Read More

NBL-Western Conference heats up

Thursday, March, 8 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James- The see-saw between defending champions Granville Jaguars and MoBay Cricket Club (MBCC) Knights for the top position in the NBL-Western Conference is expected to continue today as Granville take on Holland Saints in a second-round game at the... Read More

Spicy Hill seek four straight in TFA Major League

Thursday, March, 8 2018    

DUANVALE, Trelawny - Spicy Hill SC will go after a fourth-straight win in the Trelawny Football Association Grandeur Transport/Monymusk Rums Major League today when they face Duanvale FC in a Zone two top-of-the-table clash at Duanvale, starting at 3:30... Read More

Fifth staging of Supernova set for Rose Hall Aqueduct

BY ACEION CUNNINGHAM Observer West writer | Thursday, March, 8 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James - The fifth anniversary celebrations of Supernova Magic City is set to unfold at the Rose Hall Aqueduct on Saturday, March 17. Read More

Mt Alvernia High start defence of basketball title

Thursday, March, 8 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James- Mt Alvernia High will start the defence of their ISSA Western Conference Girls' Open basketball title today when they face cross- town rivals Montego Bay High in the second game of a double-header at the Montego Bay Cricket... Read More

PHOTO: For you, 'Oney'

Thursday, March, 8 2018    

Kevin Rose-Green (left), general secretary of Violet Kickers, makes a presentation to Bernard 'Oney' Thomas (right), a Bunker's Hill, Trelawny resident and ardent football fan, following a friendly masters football game between Violet Tourers and Bunker's Hill on Sunday, on the grounds of the... Read More


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