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VIDEO: St Mary High appeals for computers following fire

PRINCIPAL of St Mary High School Jullett Frazer-Sadaar is appealing to corporate Jamaica for assistance to rebuild the school's audiovisual room which was destroyed by a recent fire. Read More

VIDEO: 'We have demons entering the hearts of people'
With Portland recording at least five murders so far this year, a Jamaica Observer North & East team visited the parish to find out how people feel about the crime rate there, and specifically murders. (Photos: Jason Tulloch)... Read More

Shameful!
WHEN Delroy Walker decided that he wanted to return home after years of living in the United Kingdom, no one imagined that the decision would have cost him his life.But it did.Walker, 63, was found dead. He had multiple stab wounds to his body.... Read More

Police constable seeks help to do corrective surgery
JAMAICA Constabulary Force (JCF) constable, Winston Burke, has been off the job since last November, after severely damaging sections of his spine.... Read More

Work to widen Junction begins

Monday, April, 30 2018    

Work has begun to widen a section of the Junction Main Road in St Mary. The work, which began last week, is expected to widen and repair the road from Agualta Vale to Broadgate. Read More

Trelawny to get island's first garbage transfer station

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, April, 26 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The parish of Trelawny is expected to get the island's first garbage transfer station, which will be established at a cost of $91 million. Read More

Judges have stopped complaining — Delroy Chuck

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, April, 26 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Justice minister, Delroy Chuck, is claiming that judges are no longer quarrelling with him because his ministry is pumping the necessary resources into the justice system. Read More

Hah-R-Mony Entertainment creating waves across Jamaica

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, April, 26 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Believing that Jamaica has the potential to take its entertainment offerings to stratospheric levels, local company Hah-R-Mony Entertainment Limited is trying to blaze a path to do just that. Read More

'Stop hiding them'

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, April, 26 2018    

Special Olympics Jamaica is calling on parents of intellectually challenged children to stop hiding them and to allow these children to interact with the wider society and live more fulfilled lives. Read More

Wadadah FC, Harmony FC seek comeback wins in Western Confed semis

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, April, 26 2018    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny — Former champions Wadadah FC and first-time semi-finalists Harmony FC will have it all to do in next week's return leg of the Jamaica Football Federation Western Confederation/Charley's JB Rum Super League semi-finals after they suffered losses in the first leg... Read More

Violet Tourers to host fund-raising games on Sunday

Thursday, April, 26 2018    

Masters League team Violet Tourers is hosting a fund-raising double-header at Jarrett Park on Sunday with a number of former national players taking part in a game between an IRIE FM Invitational team against a Masters and Celebrities team. Read More

SAV UNDER PRESSURE

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, April, 26 2018    

SAVANNA-LA-MAR, Westmoreland — Newly appointed Divisional Commander for the Westmoreland Police Division, Superintendent Gary McKenzie, has been greeted by a baptism of fire in the parish, which has registered approximately 50 murders since the start of the year. Read More

PHOTO: Showdown!

Thursday, April, 26 2018    

Melbourne Mind Game FC's Rayon Cameron (right) takes on Lilliput Rovers' Kemar Reynolds in their St James FA Sandals/ATL Senior League semi-finals at UDC field last week. (Photo: Paul Reid) Read More

Showdown!

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, April, 26 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — A spot in next season's Western Confederation Super League will be at stake on Saturday when Somerton FC and Melbourne Mind Game FC clash in the final of the St James Football Association Sandals/ATL Senior League at Jarrett Park, set to start at 8:00... Read More

Cricket remembers STETHS legend Paul Palmer

By Garfield Myers Editor at Large, South Central Bureau | Monday, April, 23 2018    

SANTA CRUZ, St Elizabeth – Even as St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) celebrated their 23rd hold on the all-island Spalding Cup cricket title last Thursday, there was a sombre, muted undertone. Read More



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