Western News

Reno claim three points in 'ugly' win

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Friday, February, 9 2018    

FROME, Westmoreland — An injury-time goal from substitute Donovan Brown lifted FC Reno to a 1-0 win and three spots into sixth place in the Red Stripe Premier League and, in the process, hammered another nail into the coffin of last-placed Boys' Town in their third-round game at... Read More

Grief in Stettin

BY MARK CUMMINGS Editor-at-Large cummingsm@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, February, 8 2018    

A 24-year-old woman was still in police custody last night in connection with the death of her younger sister, 19-year-old Kimberly 'Kimmy' Crawford, during a bizarre incident on the weekend, which has left this small farming community in utter shock and grief. Read More

No dialogue about Falmouth's development — Trelawny Chamber of Commerce

Thursday, February, 8 2018    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny — President of the Trelawny Chamber of Commerce, Delroy Christie, says while his association welcomes the recent announcement by Prime Minister Andrew Holness regarding the development of Falmouth, he is disappointed that the local business community has not been... Read More

'We Inspire' MoBay

Thursday, February, 8 2018    

The first staging of the popular We Inspire Women Brunch in Montego Bay saw several women attending the motivational and empowering event, held at the Holiday Inn Resort recently. Read More


BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, February, 8 2018    

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MBU continue pursuit of top six spot in Premier League Play UWI FC today at Wespow Park

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, February, 8 2018    

TUCKER, St James — Fresh from their big win over Harbour View in their rescheduled game on Sunday, Read More

Faulkland seek mid-season final berth in Western Confed

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, February, 8 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Faulkland FC could secure their first-ever mid-season final of the Jamaica Football Federation Western Confederation/Charley's JB Rum Super League if they beat former champions Granville United in a second-round game to be... Read More


Thursday, February, 8 2018    

Despite the state of public emergency in the parish of St James, scores of patrons were in attendance at the fifth staging of the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and Industry's Food, Fashion and Dance (FFAD), held at Shoppes at Rose Hall in St James last Saturday. Read More

Hope extended

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, February, 8 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Acting Commissioner of Police Clifford Blake says the security forces are encouraged by the drop in the number of murders committed in St James since the imposition of the state of public emergency in the parish. Read More

72-year-old Flanker resident seeks prosthetic leg

Sunday, February, 4 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The many cries from Lester Witter for assistance in getting a prosthetic leg have not been heard. Read More

'Don't think limits,” urges Forbes

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Saturday, February, 3 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Olympic Games and World Championships medallist Sashalee Forbes has encouraged young athletes not to restrict themselves with limitations, but to strive to do their best. Read More

Destination Assurance Council chair knocks gov't agencies

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, February, 1 2018    

NEGRIL, Westmoreland - Chairperson of the Negril Destination Assurance Council (DAC) Elaine Allen Bradley says the council is finding it difficult to work with a number of government and other agencies, accusing them of “not complying in getting things done”... Read More

A Place of Refuge Outreach reaches out to Trelawny communities

BY MARK CUMMINGS Editor-at-Large cummingsm@jamaica observer.com | Thursday, February, 1 2018    

BUNKERS HILL, Trelawny — More than 150 residents of Bunkers Hill and its environs recently benefitted from a health fair organised by the US-based A Placed of Refuge Outreach and sponsored by The City of Refuge Church Mahwah, New Jersey, USA. Read More

Advanced Call Center Technologies expands in MoBay

Thursday, February, 1 2018    

FAIRFIELD, St James — With the business process outsourcing (BPO) sector literally bursting at the seams with some 53 registered companies, accounting for over 26,000 jobs, Advanced Call Center Technologies (ACT) is doubling its efforts in a very big way. Read More

'The show will go on'

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, February, 1 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Meet director of the annual Milo Western Relays, Ray Harvey, has confirmed that despite the state of public emergency imposed on the parish of St James, the event will be staged this year. Read More


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