Regional

'I could easily have been trafficked'

Monday, September, 11 2017    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Born to a teen mother in a poor rural family and with no support from his father were early indications that life for Garfield Angus would be anything but easy. Read More

Drainage plan for Rocky Point

Monday, September, 11 2017    

Rocky Point, Clarendon — Disgusted and weary of having to wade through knee-high water during and after heavy rain, Arthur Coleman, local resident and president of the Rocky Point Development Council Benevolent Society, had long dreamt of a drainage plan for his... Read More

Jordon Walcott receives 2017 Chudleigh Path JAS/Wilfred 'Jacksie' Reid Scholarship

Monday, September, 11 2017    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Read More

Aiming high!

Monday, September, 11 2017    

Mandeville, Manchester — No school from this south central parish has ever won the daCosta Cup or, for that matter, any major under-19 football title. Read More

Two PNP members eye Kellier's seat

BY MARK CUMMINGS Editor-at-Large cummingsm@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, September, 10 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — At least two People's National Party (PNP) members are expressing interest in replacing veteran politician Derrick Kellier in the constituency of St James Southern, should he decide to quit representational politics. Read More

Top schools eyeing daCosta Cup crown

Saturday, September, 9 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The 2017 ISSA/ Flow daCosta Cup schoolboys football season kicks off this afternoon, with 87 schools from 13 parishes gunning for a place in the final on December 1. Read More

Joy Crooks to leave CUMI after 25 years

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, September, 7 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James  Read More

Cambridge Youth Club gets USAID $1.3m grant

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, September, 7 2017    

CAMBRIDGE, St James — As lotto scamming takes root in several communities across western Jamaica, President of the Cambridge Police Youth Club, Oneil Gordon, says his club is willing to mentor individuals from the community who may be involved in the illicit... Read More

Spanish ambassador to open MBCCI Expo 2017

Thursday, September, 7 2017    

ROSE HALL, St James — Ambassador of Spain to Jamaica Josep Maria Bosch Bessa will deliver the keynote address at the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MBCCI) Yello Expo 2017 opening ceremony at the Montego Bay Convention on Friday, October 13, as the chamber continues to build... Read More

Ramble Hill seven-a-side football league kicks off

Thursday, September, 7 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Jamaica Labour Party councillor for the Spring Gardens Division in St James, Dwight “Debo” Crawford, has initiated the Ramble Hill Seven-a-Side Football Competition, which kicked off at the Bogue playing field with a triple-header on... Read More

Falmouth mayor endorses Heroes in Act!on Run/Walk

Thursday, September, 7 2017    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny — Mayor of Falmouth Councillor Colin Gager has commended organisers of the Heroes In Act!on Run/Walk, JN Foundation, for selecting the Falmouth Infirmary in Trelawny as this year's beneficiary of the proceeds from the event. Read More

Tight Lines for Sep 30 at Doctor's Cave Beach

BY ACEION CUNNINGHAM Observer West writer | Thursday, September, 7 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Buzz is already generating on the ground for the fourth annual staging of Tight Lines 'Marlin Boat Raft-Up and Beach Party,' scheduled for the iconic Doctor's Cave Beach Club in Montego Bay on September 30. Read More

No gangs here!

Thursday, September, 7 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James - People's National Party (PNP) councillor for the Mount Salem Division in St James, Kerry Thomas, is adamant that the police data stating that 12 gangs are operating in his area is totally misleading. Read More

Game time

BY PAUL REID Observer West writer | Thursday, September, 7 2017    

 CATHERINE HALL, St James — Cornwall College will start the defence of their ISSA/Flow daCosta Cup schoolboy football title on Saturday when they take on Green Pond High in a Zone A game at the Montego Bay Sports Complex, starting at 6:15 pm — the second game of a double... Read More

PHOTO: Cannabis talk

Thursday, September, 7 2017    

American celebrity and cannabis advocate Montel Williams (left) listens to a point being made by Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett (second left) while noted Jamaican scientist, Dr Henry Lowe, and Christine Cowen of The Spa Retreat in Negril give a listening ear during the recent staging of the... Read More



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