Mentorship programme launched at Spot Valley High to curb indiscipline

SPOT VALLEY, St James ­— The Spot Valley High School in St James has launched a mentorship programme for students, many of whom are from the so-called 'troubled' communities in the parish, in an effort to address indiscipline at the school, and in general the... Read More

Westmoreland records drop in road fatalities
NEGRIL, Westmoreland — Despite last week's two motorcycle collision which resulted in the death of four people in Westmoreland, the parish is enjoying a 73 per cent reduction in road fatalities since the start of the year. In fact, the parish is seeing 83 per cent fewer road deaths...... Read More

Canadian trade delegation for Build Expo & Conference
ROSE HALL, St James — Several Canadian companies and resource personnel have been confirmed as part of a trade delegation to attend the second staging of Build Expo & Conference at the Montego Bay Convention Centre in Rose Hall, which begins tomorrow and ends on Monday.... Read More

PHOTO: Sashed
The sashing of Miss Hanover Festival Queen competitors took place on Saturday last on the compound of the Hanover Municipal Corporation. The parish queen is to be crowned on June 16, 2018.... Read More

Chukka Foundation, Hanover Charities raise US$40,000 from charity event

Thursday, June, 7 2018    

ROUND HILL, Hanover — The Chukka Foundation and Hanover Charities have raised approximately US$40,000 during the annual Polo Charity fund-raiser held at the Chukka grounds in Sandy Bay in February, which saw over 400 people in attendance. Read More

American Airlines awards excellence

Thursday, June, 7 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — American Airlines honoured their top travel agencies in Jamaica for last year during an awards and dinner ceremony hosted at Sandals Royal Caribbean Resort last Friday. Read More

Warriors seek third win in Western Basketball Division One

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, June, 7 2018    

HOLLAND, Trelawny — Montego Bay Boys Club Warriors go in search of their third-consecutive win in the Western Basketball Association's Division One competition on Sunday when they take on Knibb Thunder in the first game of a double-header at Holland High in Trelawny set to start at... Read More

Inaugural staging of 'My Father, My Son' walk/run set for June 17

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, June, 7 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The Ironshore Seventh-day Adventist Church and the Kiwanis Club of Montego Freeport are partnering to stage a run/walk dubbed 'My Father, My Son' on Father's Day — Sunday, June 17. Read More

Talent Search

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, June, 7 2018    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny —Newly crowned Trelawny Football Association Grandeur Transportation Services/MonyMusk Rum Trelawny FA Major League champions Falmouth United will be seeking to improve the depth of their team as they embark on their first Western Confederation Super League... Read More

Sport Diary — June 7-13, 2018

Thursday, June, 7 2018    

TODAYSt James FA VMBS Under-13 quarter finalsChetwood Primary vs Mt Salem Primary - UDC 10:00 amFlanker Primary vs Granville All-Age — UDC 11:15 am  Read More

PHOTO: New queen crowned

Thursday, June, 7 2018    

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'Come on board'

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, June, 7 2018    

FAIRFIELD, St James — National coordinator for the Housing, Opportunities, Production and Employment (HOPE) programme, Colonel Martin Rickman, is calling on the private sector and government entities to partner with the State-run programme in an effort to create more opportunities... Read More

Roses Valley health fair still going strong

Monday, June, 4 2018    

SANTA CRUZ, St Elizabeth – For the fourth year in a row, residents of ruggedly mountainous Roses Valley and surrounding communities, close to the south Trelawny border, participated in a health fair organised by the USA-linked Unity Fellowship Jamaica... Read More


Monday, June, 4 2018    

The finance management and banking group JMMB recently hosted football fans to a special Champions League viewing party at the Beaux Exchange in Santa Cruz, St Elizabeth. Photo shows excited fans as Real Madrid defeated Liverpool 3-1 in the UEFA Champions League final. (Photo: JMMB) Read More


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