Regional

Inaugural Caribbean Wedding Industry Awards starts tomorrow

BY ACEION CUNNINGHAM Observer West writer | Thursday, September, 6 2018    

 ROSE HALL, St James — The inaugural staging of the Caribbean Wedding Industry Awards is set to attract scores of international wedding planners and travel agents during the three-day Caribbean-wide educational symposium and awards event. Read More

Off to Hopewell

BY MARK CUMMINGS Editor-at-Large cummingsm@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, September, 6 2018    

HOPEWELL, Hanover — Fourteen-year-old Britannia Stephenson could not mask her joy when she turned up for classes at the Hopewell High School in Hanover on Monday, the start of the new academic year. Read More

Catherine Hall All-Stars, MoBay Warriors seek titles in Western Basketball league

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, September, 6 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Catherine Hall All-Stars and MoBay Boys Club Warriors will on Saturday seek to wrap up the Western Basketball Association men's titles as they take 1-0 leads into their respective Elite League and Men's Division One finals at the Montego Bay Cricket Club... Read More

Intense Battle

Thursday, September, 6 2018    

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Cornwall College retain Jackson Shield

Thursday, September, 6 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Cornwall College extended their hold on the Jackson Shield, the preseason one-day tournament played against long-time rivals Munro College, to an eighth-straight year after they played out a 2-2 draw at Cornwall College on Saturday. The Jackson Shield... Read More

If people were still afraid of ghosts, there would be less crime — author Delva Harvey Baker

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, September, 6 2018    

MARYLAND, Hanover — Retired Hanover educator, and author, Delva M Harvey Baker, who is set to officially launch her first book in Jamaica on Saturday, believes that if people were still afraid of ghosts, there would be less crime. Read More

MoBay Chamber welcomes multi million-dollar development projects

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, September, 6 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James - The Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MBCCI) is welcoming the multi million-dollar development projects being undertaken by Government in Montego Bay. Read More

PHOTO: Many Thanks

Thursday, September, 6 2018    

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Bartlett earmarks $1-m from Welfare Fund for PEP textbooks

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, September, 6 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Member of Parliament Edmund Bartlett says roughly 10 per cent of the $10.4 million earmarked for spending from his 2018 East Central St James Scholarship and Welfare Fund (ECSTSWF), will go towards the purchase of Primary Exit Profile (PEP) textbooks for... Read More

PEP sensitisation soon for St Ann teachers, students

Monday, September, 3 2018    

THE Ministry of Education will be engaging teachers and parents in a series of sensitisation sessions, beginning in September, to ensure a seamless implementation of the Primary Exit Profile (PEP) examination. Read More

Military bands thrill at Portland's evening of excellence

Monday, September, 3 2018    

PORTLANDERS who turned up last Sunday for an evening of excellence at Port Antonio High School auditorium were not disappointed, as the Jamaica Military Band put on a show that will be remembered years to come. Read More

Teen among 8 north-east residents for Pan 2018 grand final

Monday, September, 3 2018    

EIGHT pan chicken men and women representing the parishes of St Thomas, St Ann, St Mary and Portland, have advanced to the grand final of PAN 2018, hosted by CB Foods. Read More

'Low support'

Monday, September, 3 2018    

MONIQUE Grant-Facey wants greater parental support this academic year for students at Happy Grove High School, where she serves as principal. Read More

PHOTO: He's in!

Monday, September, 3 2018    

Second-place winner from St Ann, Jahmuki Barnes jumps for joy upon hearing his name announced as one of eight regional winners advancing to the Pan 2018 Grand Final. Read More

Student hails Manchester Credit Union for education success

Sunday, September, 2 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Abigail Senior graduated from Manchester High School this year and is now off to law school at The University of the West Indies. Read More



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