Roses Valley health fair still going strong

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

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

Health fair for pregnant women
MANDEVILLE, Manchester — An antenatal health fair dubbed PREGMATE (Pregnant Mothers Advancing Through Education), initiated by the Manchester Midwives Association and the only one of its kind in Jamaica, has been making great strides in empowering pregnant women, according to a...... Read More

Culture of Kindness
MANDEVILLE, Manchester- Evolving out of the labour riots in Jamaica in 1938, meant to secure the rights of workers, the stage was set for what is now recognised as Labour Day on May 23 annually.... Read More

Chicken project for Devon Primary

Monday, June, 4 2018    

CHRISTIANA, Manchester — Nadine Nembhard, principal of Devon Primary School since 2016, remembers when it had one of the finest farms in the primary education system. Read More


Monday, June, 4 2018    

Former national age-group football coach Andrew Edwards (centre in green shirt) in a recent training session with members of his Genesis Football Academy at the Manchester High School recently. Genesis caters to boys and girls ages 3-17. Edwards, who is also the football coach at Manchester... Read More


Monday, June, 4 2018    

TuesdaysOptimist Club of MandevilleMeetingsFirst and Third WeeksVilla Gardens RestaurantMandeville, Manchester — 6:00 pm Thursday June 7Manchester Chamber of CommerceAnnual General Meeting Read More


Monday, June, 4 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Innocence and joy intertwined on the faces of the four-member Mandeville Infant School team on Thursday (May 31, 2018) after yet another triumph in an early childhood quiz competition. Read More

Passing grade?

Thursday, May, 31 2018    

LUCEA, Hanover — Local Government minister Desmond McKenzie says there have been significant improvements in the running of the Hanover Municipal Corporation which was embroiled in a scandal over three years ago. Read More

Comrades hail 'seven-star general' Derrick Kellier

Thursday, May, 31 2018    

ROSE HALL, St James — There were glowing tributes for seven-term St James Southern parliamentarian Derrick Kellier during a dinner held in his honour by the People's National Party's Region Six at the Hilton Rose Hall Resort and Spa on Saturday night. Read More

'Rich man country'

BY FALON FOLKES Observer staff reporter | Monday, May, 28 2018    

A St Mary woman says that she has grown impatient with several government agencies which she believes have failed to put measures in place that would prevent the Pencar River from eroding acres of her land. Read More

Fewer volunteers show up but several projects completed in western Jamaica

Friday, May, 25 2018    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny — Despite a lower turnout of volunteers than previous years, several projects were undertaken across western Jamaica on Wednesday — Labour Day. Read More

Sandals staff makes a difference on Labour Day

Friday, May, 25 2018    

OCHO RIOS, St Ann — In a true labour of love, more than 200 managers and team members from Sandals Resorts participated in community, environment and education-related activities — the three pillars of the Sandals Foundation — on Wednesday, Labour... Read More

Usain Bolt's Tracks and Records arrives in MoBay

Thursday, May, 24 2018    

The city of Montego Bay welcomed Usain Bolt's Tracks & Records (UBT&R) on the city's famed Hip Strip (Gloucester Ave)with an official opening led by the man himself, Usain Bolt, last week Wednesday. Read More

Adventists rally to support grief-stricken Grange Hill community

Thursday, May, 24 2018    

GRANGE HILL, Westmoreland — The inclement weather did not deter scores of Seventh-day Adventists from across western Jamaica from converging on the Grange Hill community recently. Read More


Today's Cartoon

Click image to view full size editorial cartoon