North & East

St Ann farmer loses over 20 cows to thieves

Monday, May, 15 2017    

A St Ann cattle farmer is lamenting the loss of more than 20 animals to thieves who, he said, have consistently preyed on his farm.The most recent heist, he recalled, occurred on Good Friday in the wee hours of the morning. He said two of his... Read More

PHOTO: Fed up!

Monday, May, 15 2017    

Residents weary of poor road condition in St Ann community  Read More

Men Who Cook 2017

Monday, May, 8 2017    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Men Who Cook, the main fundraiser of the Lions Club of Mandeville, was held at the Brooks Park Sports and Recreational Complex on Sunday April 30.Club members are intent on putting in place a pathology laboratory... Read More

Natalie Wilson is Miss Sandals 'Ochi'

Saturday, May, 6 2017    

THERE was nothing but thunderous applause as Natalie Wilson was crowned Miss Sandals Ocho Rios 2017 at the all-inclusive St Ann property east Saturday night.“It was an awesome feeling to win this title. I've been rehearsing every day as I... Read More

Minister urges J'cans to learn a second language to compete

BY KIMONE FRANCIS Observer staff reporter francisk@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, May, 6 2017    

OCHO RIOS, St Ann — Minister of Labour and Social Security Shahine Robinson is contending that Jamaicans must learn a second language in order to compete with the rest of the world, even for domestic jobs.Robinson, one of the speakers at a... Read More

Green expo at Castleton Gardens today

Friday, May, 5 2017    

THE Public Gardens Division in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries will today be hosting a green expo at the Castleton Botanical Gardens, in St Mary.It will be staged under the World Earth Day theme 'Environmental and... Read More

How Linace Gordon-Coleman changed her life after years of unemployment

BY KIMONE FRANCIS Observer staff reporter francisk@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, May, 1 2017    

WHEN 30-year-old Linace Gordon-Coleman's back was against the wall from being unemployed for years, she made a decision that would change her life without end.Gordon-Coleman, against a climate of economic challenges which permeated every level of the Jamaican society, decided to... Read More

Disaster - 'Mi affi go start all over again'

BY KIMONE FRANCIS Observer staff reporter francisk@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, May, 1 2017    

A woman and her three children have been left homeless after a landslide, triggered by heavy showers which affected central and eastern parishes just over a week ago, damaged her two-bedroom house in Colley Lot, Trinity Ville in St Thomas.No one was home at the... Read More

'Every obnoxious act is a cry for help'

Programme director says paramilitary camp for troubled teens working | Monday, May, 1 2017    

Programme director says paramilitary camp for troubled teens workingA paramilitary training programme designed to positively transform the lives of teens who have been disruptive or have found themselves in trouble has been reaping success, director, Major Kevin... Read More

A farmer's pain

Monday, May, 1 2017    

Heavy rains lash St Thomas, causing extensive damage to landscape and cropsA St Thomas small farmer has been left in distress following a heavy downpour just over a week ago which flooded sections of the eastern parish, destroying his crops in the process.Errol McIntosh, of... Read More



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