Western News

Chronixx rocks MoBay

Thursday, December, 7 2017    

Reggae superstar Jamar McNaughton Jr, more popularly known as Chronixx, wrapped up the Jamaica leg of his highly anticipated Chronology Tour at Pier One in Montego Bay, last Saturday, after the Kingston stop the previous night. Read More

NEST opens $5-m swimming pool

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, December, 7 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James - Children in Montego Bay and its environs who wish to learn to swim in a safe place now have a new place to do so, after NEST pre-school officially opened its $5 million facility on Park Avenue, off Leader Avenue in Montego Bay on Tuesday. Read More

Desperate MBU seek to rebound

Thursday, December, 7 2017    

CATHERINE HALL, St James - Two-time champions Montego Bay United (MBU), who are languishing in the lower half of the table in the Red Stripe Premier League will be desperate to rebound when they host FC Reno in a western derby at the Montego Bay Sports Complex on Monday,... Read More

New Negril school

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, December, 7 2017    

Sandals Foundation and the Culture, Health, Arts, Sports and Education (CHASE) Fund have partnered on a $110 million project to construct a new infant school in West End, Negril, which will caters to160 children between the ages of three and six years... Read More

Global symposium on fugitives under way in Montego Bay

Thursday, December, 7 2017    

MORE than 120 fugitive investigators from across the world have gathered in Montego Bay for the 7th Operational Global Symposium on Fugitives, which is being held from December 5 to 8. Read More

Western Sport Dairy - December 7

Thursday, December, 7 2017    

TODAY51st Jamaica Open Golf tournament- Half Moon ISSA Rural Area Under -14 quarterfinalCornwall College vs Old Harbour — Cornwall College 3:00 pmRusea's High vs Garvey Maceo— Rusea's 3:00 pm  Read More

UNWTO conference major boost for MoBay Convention Centre

BY HORACE HINES Observer staff reporter hinesh@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, December, 6 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The Montego Bay Convention Centre last week got a major boost as it was the venue where more than 1,300 delegates, including several world leaders, converged for the Conference on Jobs and Inclusive Growth: Partnerships for Sustainable Tourism, organised by... Read More

Craft vendors, attractions to benefit from MOU

Friday, December, 1 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Local craft vendors and operators of attractions are set to benefit from a memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed between the Tourism Product Development Company (TPDCo) Limited and The Travel Foundation, based in the United Kingdom. Read More

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


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