North & East

Teachers heap praises on Sandals Ochi

TEACHERS from Glowell Preparatory in Portmore, St Catherine, are singing the praises of Sandals Ochi Beach Resort after a recent visit to the property during which the teachers got a chance to let their hair down and enjoy the vaunted Sandals hospitality Read More

St Ann health department opens adolescent clinic
The St Ann Health Department has started its adolescent clinic at St Ann's Bay Health Centre in the parish. ... Read More

Police youth Club partners with churches for health fair
The Content Gardens Police youth club, in a bid to promote health and wellness among residents in Ocho Rios, partnered with two churches the Blood Bought Church of God and the Restoration House to host a health fair in the community, recently.... Read More

Social worker opens aftercare facility in Ocho Rios
The issue of parents leaving their young children unattended at nights while they go to functions or work is one that has been plaguing Jamaica for years. And although several children have died as a result, the trend continues.... Read More

Fair Prospect women to get free mammograms

Monday, May, 14 2018    

At least 55 women from Fair Prospect in Portland will benefit from free mammograms later this month, following a donation of $250, 000 from the United States-based Caribbean Medical Mission to Jamaica Cancer Society's St Ann/St Mary branch. Read More

Eight years homeless

BY RENAE DIXON Observer staff reporter dixonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, May, 14 2018    

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PHOTO: All smiles

Monday, May, 14 2018    

President of Content Garden Police Youth Club Amanda Thomas (left) and Shanique McKay pose for a photo at their health fair put on in partnership with the Content Gardens Police youth club, the Blood Bought Church of God and the Restoration House, recently. The two are also youth ambassadors for... Read More

Fix it!

BY FALON FOLKES Observer staff reporter folkesf@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, May, 14 2018    

RESIDENTS in Cottage Pen, St Thomas, say that they have grown tired of the lack of action by the St Thomas Municipal Corporation to construct a proper drainage system in their community, which floods whenever it rains heavily. Read More

VIDEO: St Mary High appeals for computers following fire

Monday, April, 30 2018    

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'

Monday, April, 30 2018    

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!

BY KIMONE FRANCIS Observer staff reporter francisk@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, April, 30 2018    

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

Monday, April, 30 2018    

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

Expect a JLP victory on April 27 — Robertson

BY KIMONE FRANCIS Observer staff reporter francisk@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, April, 16 2018    

Member of Parliament for St Thomas Western James Robertson has expressed confidence that the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) will be victorious in the April 27 by-election called for the Yallahs Division in the constituency. Read More

Stand up for another Bogle — Jackson

Monday, April, 16 2018    

People's National Party (PNP) candidate for the April 27 by-election in the Yallahs Division in St Thomas Western, Constantine Bogle is urging residents to vote for him. Read More



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