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Beaches Negril partners with Wykeham McNeill, to treat students

NEGRIL, Westmoreland - For many students living in the parish of Westmoreland, hotels are only seen as a place where some of their family and community members go to work and where tourists come to for their vacations. Read More

Highlights of Caricom conference
The 39th regular meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (Caricom) held at the Montego Bay Convention Centre in St James concluded last Friday with Caricom c hairman and Prime Minister of Jamaica...... Read More

Gov't in talks with overseas entity to develop Trelawny stadium
ROSE HALL, St James —Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia Grange, is informing that talks are far advanced with an overseas-based private sector entity that is willing to partner with the Government in the proposed multimillion-dollar development of the...... Read More

Bartlett earmarks $10-m for marching bands in constituency
MONTEGO BAY, St James - After spending over $100 million to provide students at all levels of the educational system with scholarships over the past 21 years, the Edmund Bartlett-led East Central St James Education and Welfare Council (ECSJEWC) has earmarked $10 million to establish...... Read More

Grizzle honoured by Hanover Rotarians

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, July, 12 2018    

POINT, Hanover - Well-known hotelier and president of the Negril Chamber of Commerce, Daniel Grizzle, was recently recognised as one of the co-founders of the Rotary Club of Lucea, which was established some 44 years ago. Read More

'All That's Good 2018' Sandals/ATL Group team members

Thursday, July, 12 2018    

Almost 5,000 team members of the Sandals/ATL Group and their guests gathered at the Montego Bay Sports Complex last Saturday for the company's annual 'All That's Good Fun Day'. The stadium welcomed a full house from Sandals, Beaches and Grand Pineapple Resorts,... Read More

Good Start!

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, July, 12 2018    

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Sandy Bay final berth in Hanover FA Major League

BY PAUL A REID Observer West Writer | Thursday, July, 12 2018    

LUCEA, Hanover — Former champions Sandy Bay United could book a semi-final place in the Hanover Football Association Island Lux Beach Park / Negril and MP Ian Hayles Western Hanover/CDF Hanover FA Major League today, if they can beat bottom of the league Logwood United, when they... Read More

Race for semi-final spots in TFA U-18 heats up

Thursday, July, 12 2018    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny - Three teams recorded perfect win records as the Trelawny Football Association's Under-18 competition continued last weekend. Read More


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'It grieves me'

Director of Public Prosecutions Paula Llewellyn | Thursday, July, 12 2018    

SHEFFIELD, Westmoreland — Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), Paula Llewellyn, is grieving for the victims of the much-publicised shootings in the rural district of Grange, Westmoreland, in May, which left seven people dead, including two children, and another 10 injured, and a... Read More


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Antiguan PM says transportation integral to Caricom single market

BY HORACE HINES Observer staff reporter hinesh@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, July, 6 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda Gaston Browne says if a single market is to become reality for the Caribbean Community (Caricom), the time has come to stop pussyfooting around and establish an effective regional transportation... Read More

'We have to do better'

BY MARK CUMMINGS Editor-at-Large cummingsm@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, July, 6 2018    

ROSE HALL, St James — Prime Minister of Barbados Mia Mottley says the time has come for Caricom to activate the Single Domestic Space for intra-regional travel and to introduce the long-discussed Caribbean Community multi-purpose identification card, for which costs can be met not... Read More


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