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Sutherland Global Community Tech Centre certifies 100

Monday, May, 8 2017    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Sutherland Global Services Community Technology Centre, the philanthropic arm of Business Process Outsourcing Company Sutherland Global Services, recently certified 100 participants from a short Microsoft Digital Literacy course being offered... Read More

Horror! Barbary Hall mourns act of madness

BY GARFIELD MYERS Editor-at-Large South Central Bureau | Monday, May, 8 2017    

Santa Cruz , St Elizabeth — As usual Iva James woke up early, just before dawn, on the morning of Saturday, April 29, and as usual he turned on his radio to listen to gospel music. That's when his life turned upside down. Read More

Gifts of love from a Peace Corps volunteer

BY GARFIELD MYERS Editor-at-Large South Central Bureau | Monday, May, 8 2017    

Santa Cruz , St Elizabeth — When he was 18 years old, Kevin McClellan left his comfortable suburban community, close to Chicago in Illinois, USA, for a trip to central Africa.That experience changed his life. “That's... Read More

Mandeville Tax Office reopens for business

Friday, May, 5 2017    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — The Mandeville Tax Office reopened for business yesterday morning.The tax office was closed for business Wednesday to facilitate counselling of staff following the tragic death of a co-worker. Read More

Photo: Glorious!

Sunday, April, 23 2017    

Student athletes from the south-central region were outstanding as Jamaica again outclassed the Caribbean region at track and field’s junior level, topping the Carifta Games medal table for the 33rd year in a row. Jamaica won 86 medals for the third-straight year, finishing with... Read More

Manchester High making strides in foreign language education

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Observer staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, April, 23 2017    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Head of the Modern Languages Department at the Manchester High School, Petrena Ledgister, says that learning a foreign language can reap rich rewards, both on a personal and professional levels.“It broadens the scope... Read More

JTA pays homage to history at Mizpah Primary

Sunday, April, 23 2017    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Members of the teachers’ union, Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA), gathered in their numbers at the Mizpah Primary School in Walderston, northern Manchester, earlier this month for their Founders Day ceremony. Read More

Major road rehabilitation in south Clarendon

Sunday, April, 23 2017    

May Pen, Clarendon — A total of $350 million is being spent on major road rehabilitation in southern Clarendon.The National Works Agency (NWA) is reporting that $200 million is being spent on the roadway from Lancelot Hall... Read More

Certification upgrade for 128 basic school teachers

Sunday, April, 23 2017    

May Pen, Clarendon — One hundred and twenty-eight early childhood practitioners from Clarendon and Manchester recently completed a year-long teacher certification course through the Advancing Childhood Education Programme (ACEP). Read More

Men Who Cook set for April 30

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Observer staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, April, 23 2017    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Establishing a pathology lab for the Southern Health Region, which serves public hospitals and clinics in Manchester, St Elizabeth and Clarendon is high on the agenda of the Lions Club of Mandeville. Read More

Scotiabank’s cocktails and conversations

Sunday, April, 23 2017    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Scotiabank took time out on March 16 to treat "premium banking" clients here to an intimate evening with members of the division. Read More

Slow down!

Sunday, April, 23 2017    

Santa Cruz, St Elizabeth — Local police are expressing extreme concern at an upsurge in fatal and other serious motor vehicle crashes on the main road from Santa Cruz to Lacovia since it was resurfaced a few months ago. Read More

Sutherland Global named Business of the Year

Sunday, April, 23 2017    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester - Still a relatively new business in the parish, business process outsourcing (BPO) company Sutherland Global Services took top spot at this month’s Manchester Chamber of Commerce (MCC) Business Awards function. Read More



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