STETHS welcomes Cuban Ambassador

Monday, March, 12 2018    

Santa Cruz , St Elizabeth — Study and scholarship opportunities offered by the Cuban government stirred considerable interest among students of the St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) when Cuban Ambassador to Jamaica Inés Fors Fernández visited last month. Read More

Happy days

Monday, March, 12 2018    

Maggotty , St Elizabeth — Six and a half months after being closed because of a sewage leak, the Glen Stuart Primary School in Maggotty has reopened its doors. Read More

For your Diary

Monday, March, 12 2018    

1) Wednesday, March 14Knox Community CollegeAnnual College DayCobbla CampusManchester — 9:00 am Kendal Primary and InfantLaunchNumeracy RoomManchester — 3:00 pm  Read More

PHOTO: Spalding's Pride!

Monday, March, 12 2018    

Spalding High students Cheriece Cope (right) and Theresa Graham reaped rich rewards at the JAAA/Carifta Trials at the National Stadium in Kingston recently taking first and second in the Under-17 girls' 800m final. Cope won in 2:15.89 minutes with Graham second in 2:17.20 minutes. Another... Read More

Sally Henzell's long walk to Jakes

BY GARFIELD MYERS Editor-at-Large South Central Bureau myersg@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, March, 11 2018    

TREASURE BEACH, St Elizabeth — Sally Henzell, artist and founder of Jakes Hotel, laughed long and hard when it was suggested to her that she and her late husband, film-maker Perry Henzell, were never very good at business. Read More

'Wicked act'

Friday, March, 2 2018    

HERE'S what some Jamaica Observer online readers had to say about an article yesterday, in which a man from Trelawny detailed how he, and many other people were scammed after paying over money to an overseas employment agency in Manchester for job opportunities in Canada and the United... Read More

Tell youth the truth and listen to them, GG tells adults

BY GARFIELD MYERS Editor-at-Large, South/Central Bureau myersg@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, March, 2 2018    

MALVERN, St Elizabeth — Governor general Sir Patrick Allen had plenty of advice for students when he came to the all-girls' Hampton School here on Tuesday. Read More

'Mi sell mi one cow'

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Observer staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, March, 1 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — When Kemille Blair, 24, spoke to the Jamaica Observer yesterday, he was “wondering and pondering” what his next move will be. Read More

Made in Manchester 2018

Monday, February, 26 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — The annual micro and small business exposition Made in Manchester is scheduled to be staged here on Sunday, March 4. Read More

Jamaica Day in Manchester

Monday, February, 26 2018    

Mandeville , Manchester — Like thousands across Jamaica, students and teachers in Manchester dressed in the black, green and gold of the national flag, marked Jamaica Day last Friday with appropriate cultural activities. Read More

Parish library wraps up Black History Month Lecture Series

Monday, February, 26 2018    

MAIDSTONE, Manchester — The Manchester Parish Library last week completed its two-part Black History Month Lecture Series. Read More

Nurses told to soar like New Horizons space probe

Monday, February, 26 2018    

SPALDING, Clarendon — On the face of it, health care may seem very different to space exploration. Read More

For your diary

Monday, February, 26 2018    

Tuesday, February 27 Young Women of PurposeGraduation/Closing CeremonyREAP 11 — Education and Empowerment InitiativeRidgemount United Church HallMandeville — 10:00 am  Read More


Monday, February, 26 2018    

Edwin Allen High School ran a record time of 44.76 seconds in the Girls' Class Three sprint relay at the Gibson McCook Relays at National Stadium on Saturday. Edwin Allen broke the previous mark of 44.91 seconds set by them last year. Photo shows the final baton changeover in Saturday's... Read More

PHOTO: Pure Joy!

Monday, February, 26 2018    

Student nurses at the Knox Community College in Spalding, Clarendon, celebrate at their striping and capping ceremony. (See story inside) Photo: Gregory Bennett Read More


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