Western News

Bring Back the Love set for Sunset Brewery Saturday

Thursday, February, 15 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — With the parish of St James currently under a state of public emergency due to its spiraling crime rate, the latest edition of the Bring Back the Love party series is an apt edition. Read More

Let there be more arrests, punishment

With Paul Reid | Thursday, February, 15 2018    

Less than a week after American doctor and osteopathic physician Larry Nassar was sentenced to 40-175 years for decades of molesting hundreds of young women, yet another male coach – a Jamaican – has been arrested and charged with sexual assault of one of his... Read More

St James High's empowerment seminar gets thumbs up

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, February, 15 2018    

ROSE HALL, St James — “A life-touching experience,” that's how some students who attended a recent St James High School Grade 11 Empowerment Seminar have described the event. Read More

Sunscape Montego Bay rewards excellence

Thursday, February, 15 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Sunscape Montego Bay recognised over 30 employees for their sterling service at their quarterly Employees & Leader Awards Dinner held at the hotel recently. Read More

CC88 Inc presents $300k in scholarships to students at alma mater

Thursday, February, 15 2018    

Members of the CC88 (Cornwall College Class of 1988) Inc, a non-profit organisation that is incorporated in Florida and Jamaica, recently presented five scholarships valued at over $300,000 to students — based on academic merit and financial needs — during a visit to the... Read More

All set for Sugar Cane Ball

Thursday, February, 15 2018    

ROUND HILL, Hanover — The glitz and the glamour of the highly anticipated Sugar Cane Ball, a notable highlight on the social calendar, will unfold at the beautiful Round Hill Hotel this Saturday. Read More

Granville Jaguars, Catherine Hall clash in Western Conference final

Thursday, February, 15 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Defending champions Granville Jaguars and Catherine Hall All-Stars will meet this evening at the Montego Bay Cricket Club in a repeat of the last two finals of the NBL-Western Conference after both scored wins in their opening games on... Read More

Gilchrist, Ashman named MVPs in boys' basketball

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, February, 15 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Read More

Western Derby

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, February, 15 2018    

TUCKER, St James — Former champions FC Reno and Montego Bay United (MBU) will meet in what will is arguably the most important western derby in the Red Stripe Premier League game in the last four seasons when they play in a third-round game at WesPow Park on... Read More

PHOTO: Trash to bins

Thursday, February, 15 2018    

Team Members at Sandals South Coast showcase some of their entries in the resort's recent plastic bottle recycling competition. The competition, which challenged Read More

Sport Diary

Thursday, February, 15 2018    

TODAYDay Two COCAA/Digicel Western Champs-MoBay Sports Complex St James FA Sandals/ATL Division OneViolet Kickers vs Norwood FC — UDC field 3:30 pmParadise FC vs Bogue FC — Green Pond High 3:30 pm  Read More

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


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