North & East

Popcaan, Fenton Ferguson team up for St Thomas road development

Monday, October, 2 2017    

THE Opposition People's National Party (PNP) says popular dancehall artiste Andrae Sutherland, popularly known as Popcaan, has joined forces with Member of Parliament for St Thomas Eastern Dr Fenton Ferguson to lobby for “greater improvements” in the road infrastructure in... Read More

St Mary farmer wants Government to do more for small farmers

BY RENAE DIXON Observer staff reporter dixonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, October, 2 2017    

A St Mary farmer is today chiding Government over what he believes is its “poor” management of the agriculture sector. Read More

PHOTO: Winning School

Monday, October, 2 2017    

Students and staff at Lower Buxton Primary School celebrate their victory in the FLOW Foundation Literacy Day Competition. (Photo: Leo Hudson) Read More

SHAMEFUL!

BY RENAE DIXON Observer staff reporter dixonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, October, 2 2017    

RESIDENTS in Phase 4 of Mount Edgecombe in Runaway Bay, St Ann, are calling on the Housing Agency of Jamaica (HAJ) to install lighting infrastructure in the community, as fears mount that something disastrous will occur. Read More

Photo: SHAMEFUL!

Monday, October, 2 2017    

Residents describe these poles as tacky. (Photo: Renae Dixon) Read More

Annual dental clinics now on in St Ann, St Mary

Friday, September, 29 2017    

Joseph Wright (left), executive director of Great Shape Inc, welcomes Dr Irving McKenzie, chief dental officer of Jamaica and dean of the University of Technology (UTech) College of Oral Health Sciences, along with volunteer dental students from Germany to the volunteers orientation at... Read More

Animal thieves target Skibo in Portland

BY KIMONE FRANCIS Observer staff reporter francisk@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, September, 18 2017    

THE recurring theft of livestock by criminal elements in the Skibo community of West Portland has frustrated farmers to the point where reports are no longer made to the police. Read More

Please, come and learn to earn

BY RENAE DIXON Observer staff reporter dixonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, September, 18 2017    

The people who manage Retreat Skills Training Centre in St Mary have one major problem — not enough young people are making use of the facility. Read More

No help

BY KIMONE FRANCIS Observer staff reporter francisk@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, September, 18 2017    

ALMOST a decade after the tragic Rio Grande Valley crash in Portland, which claimed the life of 14 people, survivors, some with permanent injuries, say they have received no help from authorities. Read More

Norman Dunn lists recording studio among plans for St Mary SE

Monday, September, 18 2017    

THE Jamaica Labour Party's (JLP's) Dr Norman Dunn, who ran against late People's National Party Member of Parliament Dr Winston Green in the February 2016 General Election, has furnished a 16-page manifesto outlining his plans for the St Mary South Eastern constituency when the... Read More

BPO venture among Shane Alexis' plans for St Mary SE

Monday, September, 18 2017    

PEOPLE'S National Party (PNP) candidate for St Mary South Eastern Dr Shane Alexis has outlined a 12-point plan he is hoping to fulfil should he become the next Member of Parliament for the constituency. Below are the areas of focus: Read More

Past students raise $1.2 million for York Castle High

BY RENAE DIXON Observer staff reporter dixonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, September, 18 2017    

YORK Castle High School in Brown's Town, St Ann, received a major boost to its sports programme recently when past students handed over a cheque valued at $1.2 million to the institution. Read More

York Castle High to supply farmers with disease-free ginger plantlets

BY RENAE DIXON Observer staff reporter dixonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, September, 18 2017    

A move to produce disease-free ginger is shaping up to be a success, principal of York Castle High School in Brown's Town, St Ann, Raymond Treasure, has said. Read More

Morant Bay Primary gets literacy day boost from FLOW Foundation

Monday, September, 18 2017    

MORANT Bay Primary School in St Thomas has benefitted from a further boost to its literacy programme. This was possible through the donation of a 55-inch SMART television from FLOW Foundation. Read More

PHOTO: Sports boost

Monday, September, 18 2017    

Jennifer Small (fourth left) and other past students present a $1-million cheque to Principal Raymond Treasure (third right). Sharing in the moment are students from the school. Read More



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