Western News

Trelawny to get island's first garbage transfer station

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The parish of Trelawny is expected to get the island's first garbage transfer station, which will be established at a cost of $91 million. Read More

Judges have stopped complaining — Delroy Chuck
MONTEGO BAY, St James — Justice minister, Delroy Chuck, is claiming that judges are no longer quarrelling with him because his ministry is pumping the necessary resources into the justice system. ... Read More

Hah-R-Mony Entertainment creating waves across Jamaica
MONTEGO BAY, St James — Believing that Jamaica has the potential to take its entertainment offerings to stratospheric levels, local company Hah-R-Mony Entertainment Limited is trying to blaze a path to do just that.... Read More

'Stop hiding them'
Special Olympics Jamaica is calling on parents of intellectually challenged children to stop hiding them and to allow these children to interact with the wider society and live more fulfilled lives.... Read More

Wadadah FC, Harmony FC seek comeback wins in Western Confed semis

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, April, 26 2018    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny — Former champions Wadadah FC and first-time semi-finalists Harmony FC will have it all to do in next week's return leg of the Jamaica Football Federation Western Confederation/Charley's JB Rum Super League semi-finals after they suffered losses in the first leg... Read More

Violet Tourers to host fund-raising games on Sunday

Thursday, April, 26 2018    

Masters League team Violet Tourers is hosting a fund-raising double-header at Jarrett Park on Sunday with a number of former national players taking part in a game between an IRIE FM Invitational team against a Masters and Celebrities team. Read More


BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, April, 26 2018    

SAVANNA-LA-MAR, Westmoreland — Newly appointed Divisional Commander for the Westmoreland Police Division, Superintendent Gary McKenzie, has been greeted by a baptism of fire in the parish, which has registered approximately 50 murders since the start of the year. Read More

PHOTO: Showdown!

Thursday, April, 26 2018    

Melbourne Mind Game FC's Rayon Cameron (right) takes on Lilliput Rovers' Kemar Reynolds in their St James FA Sandals/ATL Senior League semi-finals at UDC field last week. (Photo: Paul Reid) Read More


BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, April, 26 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — A spot in next season's Western Confederation Super League will be at stake on Saturday when Somerton FC and Melbourne Mind Game FC clash in the final of the St James Football Association Sandals/ATL Senior League at Jarrett Park, set to start at 8:00... Read More

ZOSO is working in Mount Salem

Thursday, April, 19 2018    

Seven months after the zone of special operations (ZOSO) started in the community of Mount Salem, councillors from both sides of the political divide at the St James Municipal Corporation are lauding the measure, saying that many lives have been positively... Read More

St James councillors, poor relief officers receive tablets to enhance their work

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer MONTEGO BAY, St James | Thursday, April, 19 2018    

Local Government Minister, Desmond McKenzie last week presented the St James Municipal Corporation with tablets and a printer aimed at assisting councillors and poor relief officers in the timely and efficient execution of their duties. Read More

Highlights of Outsource2Jamaica Symposium and Expo

Thursday, April, 19 2018    

The staging of the two-day Outsource2Jamaica Symposium and Exposition, designed to bring together players in the business process outsourcing (BPO) industry, unfolded at the SMG-managed Montego Bay Convention Centre in Rose Hall last week. Read More

Downswell, Mycowave to flavour Curry Fest

Thursday, April, 19 2018    

SAVANNA-LA-MAR, Westmoreland — The 18th staging of the Manning's Bigga Westmoreland Curry Festival is scheduled to take place on the grounds of Manning's School in Savanna-la-Mar on Sunday, April 29. Read More


Thursday, April, 19 2018    

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Holland High seek final spot in ISSA West Conference Girls' basketball

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, April, 19 2018    

HOLLAND, Trelawny — Holland High could secure their place in next week's final of the ISSA Western Conference Girls' b asketball Open with a win over Montego Bay High School when they meet in the second game of a double- header at Holland High in... Read More


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