Western News

Green Island Primary students get free eye exams

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, November, 30 2017    

 GREEN ISLAND, Hanover — More than 600 students at the Green Island Primary School in Hanover recently received free eye examination through a partnership between the Mission of Sight from the US, Cornerstone Jamaica, and the Rotary Club of Negril. Read More

Jimmy Cliff to be named MoBay Community College honorary fellow

Thursday, November, 30 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James Read More

Highlights of UNWTO global conference

Thursday, November, 30 2017    

The United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Global Conference on Jobs & Inclusive Growth: Partnerships for Sustainable Tourism conference concluded at the spacious Montego Bay Convention Centre in Rose Hall, St James yesterday. Read More

Good support for Taste of Tryall

Thursday, November, 30 2017    

The eighth staging of the annual Taste of Tryall charity event took place last Friday at the luxurious Hanover property with its usual delectable food offerings, fabulous entertainment and robust live auction. Read More

$1-B damage

Thursday, November, 30 2017    

Mayor of Montego Bay Homer Davis says that while it is still too early to give a final cost on the damage caused to the resort city by last week's flash flooding, it could reach a staggering $1 billion. Read More

High Hopes

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, November, 30 2017    

Rusea's High is expected to have the support of the entire western end of the country on Saturday as they go after their 11th lien on the ISSA/ Flow daCosta Cup schoolboy football competition in the final against Clarendon College at... Read More

Sport Diary — November 30

Thursday, November, 30 2017    

TODAY Red Stripe Premier LeagueMontego Bay United vs Humble Lion — MoBay Sports Complex 7:00 pm ISSA Western Conference boys' basketballHolland High vs Herbert Morrison — 2:30 pm  Read More

MBU welcome Humble Lion in RSPL

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, November, 30 2017    

Fresh from their late comeback win against Tivoli Gardens last Sunday, Montego Bay United (MBU) will be going for back-to-back wins for the second time this season when they take on Humble Lion in a rescheduled Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) game at the Montego Bay Sports Complex, set... Read More

CC shield

Thursday, November, 30 2017    

Cornwall College's Lansford Cunningham (right) tries to get away from Anchovy High's Tengue Johnson in Monday's rescheduled ISSA Rural Area Under-14 second round football game at Cornwall College. Cornwall College, the defending all-island champions, won the game 4-2 to win Zone 1 and qualify... Read More

Coopers Pen, Salt Marsh Untied clash in Trelawny FA KO

Thursday, November, 30 2017    

The clash between title holders Coopers Pen FC and Salt Marsh United at Coopers Pen on Sunday will highlight the second round of the Trelawny Football Association Victor Wright Knockout, as they vie for places in the semi-finals. Read More

People must be aware of the threat of climate change, says Holness

Saturday, November, 25 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Prime Ministe Andrew Holness says events such as the flooding of Montego Bay must be used as a “platform to communicate with the people of Jamaica the great threat that we face from climate change”. Read More

Muddy hell

Friday, November, 24 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The Government yesterday allocated $20 million to undertake emergency work in Montego Bay, a day after torrential rain caused flooding in sections of the resort city leaving a trail of heavy mud and destruction. Read More

$7-m facelift for Kingsvale Police Station

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer writer | Thursday, November, 23 2017    

KINGSVALE, Hanover— Mayor of Lucea Sheridon Samuels has expressed appreciation to the Ministry of Local Government and Community Development, for spearheading a $7-million refurbishing exercise at the Kingsvale Police Station in Hanover. Read More

Starbucks opens in MoBay

Thursday, November, 23 2017    

The resort city of Montego Bay welcomed the latest Starbucks coffee house during a grand opening on the 'Hip Strip' (Gloucester Ave) on Monday, making the highly sought-after brand an attraction on the famous strip. Read More

Falmouth FC debuts in Trelawny FA Victor Wright KO

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, November, 23 2017    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny— Falmouth FC will make their debut this Saturday as they take on Friendships FC in the first round of the Trelawny Football Association's Victor Wright Knockout at the Elleston Wakeland Centre, set to start at 3:00 pm. Read More


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