North & East

PHOTO: St MARY'S VERY OWN

Monday, July, 8 2019    

Sachique Daneika (centre) was on Saturday crowned St Mary Festival Queen. The event took place at St Mary Anglican Church Hall in Port Maria. Under the theme 'Strong Jamaican Woman... Woman of Culture', Sachique stood out, walking away with the sectional prizes of Most Culturally Aware and Best... Read More

'St Thomas crisis'

BY KIMONE FRANCIS Senior staff reporter francisk@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, July, 8 2019    

Intermittent water supply in White Horses, St Thomas, has forced residents out of their homes and onto the streets to carry out basic household chores, even as monthly National Water Commission (NWC) bills continue to come. Read More

VIDEO: Should the Government legalise obeah?

Monday, June, 24 2019    

Minister of Justice Delroy Chuck earlier this month announced that he would be taking a submission to Cabinet which would outline the reasons the 1898 Obeah Act should be repealed. Read More

'I am of God'

BY KIMONE FRANCIS Senior staff reporter francisk@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, June, 24 2019    

For 35 years, a St Thomas woman says she has been healing the sick in and around the parish. Read More

PHOTO: NERHA's gift

Monday, June, 24 2019    

The North-East Regional Health Authority (NERHA) recently donated a new Nissan panel van to the Port Antonio Hospital in Portland. Earlier this month, NERHA donated two new ambulances. (Photo: Everard Owen) Read More

Sandals team members donate on World Blood Day

Monday, June, 24 2019    

Team members from Sandals Ochi Beach Resort and Sandals Royal Plantation were out in their numbers to donate blood in observance of World Blood Donor Day, recently. Read More

Video: Obeah hypocrisy!

BY KIMONE FRANCIS Senior staff reporter francisk@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, June, 24 2019    

ONE obeah man in Yallahs, St Thomas, is chiding civil society for what he says is its double standard in dealing with the issue of o beah — a system of spiritual and healing practices developed among enslaved... Read More



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