Western News

Spanish ambassador to open MBCCI Expo 2017

Thursday, September, 7 2017    

ROSE HALL, St James — Ambassador of Spain to Jamaica Josep Maria Bosch Bessa will deliver the keynote address at the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MBCCI) Yello Expo 2017 opening ceremony at the Montego Bay Convention on Friday, October 13, as the chamber continues to build... Read More

Ramble Hill seven-a-side football league kicks off

Thursday, September, 7 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Jamaica Labour Party councillor for the Spring Gardens Division in St James, Dwight “Debo” Crawford, has initiated the Ramble Hill Seven-a-Side Football Competition, which kicked off at the Bogue playing field with a triple-header on... Read More

Falmouth mayor endorses Heroes in Act!on Run/Walk

Thursday, September, 7 2017    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny — Mayor of Falmouth Councillor Colin Gager has commended organisers of the Heroes In Act!on Run/Walk, JN Foundation, for selecting the Falmouth Infirmary in Trelawny as this year's beneficiary of the proceeds from the event. Read More

Tight Lines for Sep 30 at Doctor's Cave Beach

BY ACEION CUNNINGHAM Observer West writer | Thursday, September, 7 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Buzz is already generating on the ground for the fourth annual staging of Tight Lines 'Marlin Boat Raft-Up and Beach Party,' scheduled for the iconic Doctor's Cave Beach Club in Montego Bay on September 30. Read More

No gangs here!

Thursday, September, 7 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James - People's National Party (PNP) councillor for the Mount Salem Division in St James, Kerry Thomas, is adamant that the police data stating that 12 gangs are operating in his area is totally misleading. Read More

Game time

BY PAUL REID Observer West writer | Thursday, September, 7 2017    

 CATHERINE HALL, St James — Cornwall College will start the defence of their ISSA/Flow daCosta Cup schoolboy football title on Saturday when they take on Green Pond High in a Zone A game at the Montego Bay Sports Complex, starting at 6:15 pm — the second game of a double... Read More

PHOTO: Cannabis talk

Thursday, September, 7 2017    

American celebrity and cannabis advocate Montel Williams (left) listens to a point being made by Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett (second left) while noted Jamaican scientist, Dr Henry Lowe, and Christine Cowen of The Spa Retreat in Negril give a listening ear during the recent staging of the... Read More

PHOTO: Back-to-school treat

Thursday, September, 7 2017    

Scores of children of the inner-city communities of Paradise Row and North Gully in Montego Bay received back-to-school supplies last Saturday, just ahead of the start of the new academic year. The children also received refreshments and participated in a number of fun-filled activities. The... Read More

PHOTO: Cornwall at Mass

Thursday, September, 7 2017    

Some members of the Cornwall College daCosta Cup team attended mass at the Blessed Sacrament Cathedral in Montego Bay on Sunday accompanied by head coach Dr Dean Weatherly and team manager Ivan Godfrey. Cornwall College will open the defense of their title on Saturday when they face Green Pond... Read More

PHOTO: Texas bound

Thursday, September, 7 2017    

Former Cornwall College sprinter Washington Brown left the island on Sunday for the University of Texas-Austin to take up a track and field scholarship. Brown, who was third in the Class 1 100m final at the ISSA Boys' Champs in March, is the second former Cornwall College athlete to attend the... Read More

Western Sport Diary – Septenber 7

Thursday, September, 7 2017    

SATURDAY, September 9ISSA/Flow Manning CupGroup BJamaica College vs STATHS — MoBay Sports Complex 4:00 pm ISSA/Flow daCosta CupZone A Read More

Western Entertainment Diary

Thursday, September, 7 2017    

THURSDAY, September 7Exotic Thursdays@ Sundaze Bar & GrillGloucester Ave, Montego BayTime: 10:00 pm Heineken All Star Thursdays@ MargaritavilleGloucester Ave, Montego BayAdm: Free Read More

CUMI Come Run removes limit on participants

Thursday, September, 7 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James – The organisers of the 10th CUMI Come Run event set for September 23 have lifted the restrictions on the number of people who are allowed to participate in the event, which is the major fund-raiser for the Committee for the Upliftment of the... Read More

25 detained

BY MARK CUMMINGS AND HORACE HINES Observer staff reporters | Saturday, September, 2 2017    

MOUNT SALEM, St James — More than 25 people were reportedly detained in the Mount Salem Police Division here in St James yesterday during the first day of operations under the Zones of Special Operations (ZOSO). Read More

Garbage disposal site opens in Norwood

Saturday, September, 2 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Residents of Norwood in St James now have a designated area to dispose of their garbage, where it can be collected and taken to the dump site. Read More


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