Western News

Holland High lift ISSA basketball crown

Thursday, May, 3 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Holland High School won their first ISSA basketball title last week after they dethroned Mt Alvernia High with a 29-6 drubbing in the final of the Western Conference played at the Montego Bay Cricket Club in St James. Read More

Sport Diary — May 4 - 9

Thursday, May, 3 2018    

TODAYBMW Jamaica Classic - PGA Latin America - Cinnamon Hills St James FA/VMBS Under-13Chetwood vs Barrett Town - UDC - 10:00 amBarracks Road vs Green Pond - UDC -11:15 am Read More

Organisers hope to attract 5,000 participants at MoBay City Run

Thursday, May, 3 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Organisers of MoBay City Run 2018 are hoping to attract 5,000 participants, and raise $5 million this year, to provide scholarships for students from four tertiary institutions and one high school operating in western Jamaica. The event is... Read More

MoBay Crab Fest set for May 19

BY ACEION CUNNINGHAM Observer West writer | Thursday, May, 3 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The eight staging of the highly anticipated family event, the MoBay Crab Festival, is set for Pier One in Montego Bay on Saturday, May 19. Read More

PHOTO: NEW CHAMBER EXECUTIVE

Thursday, May, 3 2018    

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PHOTO: 'GLOVES OVER GUNS'

Thursday, May, 3 2018    

Outgoing President of the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MBCCI) T'Shura Gibbs (left), presents a symbolic cheque for $638,075.00 to Stephen Jones, president of the Jamaica Boxing Board of Control (second left), while former MBCCI president Gloria Henry looks on. The presentation... Read More

NO MORE!

Thursday, May, 3 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The police are describing Nico Samuels, who went by the alias of 'Bowza', as a vicious serial contract killer, who after recently carrying out a hit in St James, murdered the person who contracted him. Read More

Miss Jamaica World Cornwall launched

Thursday, May, 3 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Following the recent launch of the Miss Jamaica World Pageant by new franchise holder, Crown of Beauty Jamaica Limited, Complete Entertainment (CES) Services last week launched the county's version of the prestigious pageant for the western... Read More

Trelawny to get island's first garbage transfer station

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, April, 26 2018    

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

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, April, 26 2018    

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

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

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'

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

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

SAV UNDER PRESSURE

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



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