Thursday, June, 14 2018    

ORANGE, St James — Cambridge Primary and St Mary's Prep were crowned champions of the Scotiabank St James Primary and Prep s chools c ricket competition on Monday, after beating Catherine Hall Primary and St... Read More

'Give unto MoBay its due'

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, June, 14 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — President of the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MBCCI) Winston Lawson has called on Government to expedite planned projects for the tourist resort city, which, he said, has been making a sterling contribution to the national... Read More

Build Expo attracts scores of exhibitors, patrons

Thursday, June, 14 2018    

The second staging of the annual Build Expo & Conference attracted several exhibitors and hundreds of patrons at the Montego Bay Convention Centre in Rose Hall, St James, from June 8-11. Read More

Hopewell Chargers move on

Thursday, June, 14 2018    

LUCEA, Hanover — Hopewell Chargers moved into the second round of the Hanover Football Association's Island Lux Beach Park/Negril & Ian Hayles Western Hanover CDF Hanover FA Knock-out Competition on Monday after beating Mt Pelier DC 7-6 in sudden— death... Read More

Sport Diary — June 12-18

Thursday, June, 14 2018    

TODAY JUNE 12Western Basketball Association EBLGranville Jaguars vs Cricket Club Knights— MBCC — 6:15 pmLucea Flames vs Inner-city Avalanche— MBCC — 8:00 pm  Read More

Painted set to transform Negril into 'Land of Imaginations'

Thursday, June, 14 2018    

NEGRIL, Westmoreland — Plans are in high gear for the eight staging of Painted, one of the most anticipated events in the resort town of Negril, which is set to unfold at Cayenne Beach on June 30. Read More

PHOTO: Big Buss winner

Thursday, June, 14 2018    

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Dolla Financial Services signs up for inaugural, Jamaica International Beauty Expo

Thursday, June, 14 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Organisers of the inaugural Jamaica International Beauty Expo (JIBE) has signed Dolla Financial Services as the 'presenting sponsor' of the event, which being promoted as the ultimate convergence of stakeholders in the beauty and wellness industry. JIBE is... Read More

Mobile Reserve West to be established in MoBay

Thursday, June, 14 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — In an effort to increase security presence in western Jamaica, the g overnment will be setting-up a permanent branch of the Jamaica Constabulary Force's Mobile Reserve unit in Montego Bay. Read More

Top boys, girls from north-eastern parishes react to GSAT results

Monday, June, 11 2018    

THE results from the final sitting of the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) were released last Thursday, signalling the end of an era for the secondary school placement examination. Jamaica Observer North & East writer Everard Owen visited several schools in St Mary and Portland to hear from... Read More

Steer town scholarship recipient vows to get out of poverty

Monday, June, 11 2018    

Shantoy Howard cried tears of joy last Monday when it was announced that she is the 2018 recipient of the Ex-police Officers Association scholarship. Read More

Bellaire II is Jamaica's first safe community

BY RENAE DIXON Observer staff reporter | Monday, June, 11 2018    

RESIDENTS of Bellaire II, a community in Runaway Bay, St Ann, are excited to be living in the country's first 'safe community'. Read More

PHOTO: Maths Champs

Monday, June, 11 2018    

Members of Boundbrook's Mathematics team (front left) Lacie-Ann Ferguson, Trevieka Thompson, Malaika Williams, Renae Henry, and Mikaili Williams pose with their trophies after winning the quiz competition put on by the Port Antonio Area Development Committee, Ministry of Education, Youth and... Read More

'Quantum leap'

BY HORACE HINES Observer staff reporter | Friday, June, 8 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Minister of Finance and the Public Service Dr Nigel Clarke has described last week's approval by Cabinet of a set of guidelines for the nomination, selection and appointment of board members to public sector bodies as “a quantum leap in the governance... Read More

Sandals teams with Real Madrid for kiddies clinics

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Friday, June, 8 2018    

NEGRIL, Westmoreland — Fifty Jamaican children under the age of 13 years and 30 coaches will benefit from a collaboration between Sandals Resorts International (SRI) and Spanish football giants Real Madrid after the joint announcement of a five-day clinic to be held in Jamaica in... Read More


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