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BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, April, 19 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — A People's National Party (PNP) team, headed by Opposition leader Dr Peter Phillips, that was touring the ailing Cornwall Regional Hospital (CRH) Tuesday afternoon was unexpectedly joined on their a tour of the facility by... Read More

Majah Hpye to perform in MoBay, Kingston

Thursday, April, 19 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — International comedy star and social media sensation Majah Hype is scheduled for two show dates in Jamaica as part of his 'Are You Dumb' comedy tour. Read More

St James Municipal Corporation councillors to table resolutions for renaming of roadways

BY MARK CUMMINGS Editor-at-Large cummingsm@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, April, 12 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Resolutions for the renaming of two separate roadways in the resort city of Montego Bay in honour of two prominent St James businessmen are expected to be tabled at today's regular monthly meeting of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP)-controlled St James... Read More

Volney Barrett's funeral set for Saturday

Thursday, April, 12 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The thanksgiving service for former western Jamaica journalist Volney Barrett will be held on Saturday (April 14) at King's Chapel, Albion Road, Montego Bay, starting at 9:00 am Read More

St James bids farewell to Corrodus, welcomes Pitkin

Thursday, April, 12 2018    

Politicians , businessmen, and the legal fraternity from across western Jamaica turned out at RIU Reggae, Ironshore, on Sunday last to bid farewell to outgoing custos of St James, Ewen George Corrodus, and to welcome his successor, Bishop Conrad Pitkin. Read More

Club Ville SC, Violet Kickers meet in St James FA/Sandals/ATL Div One semis

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, April, 12 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Club Ville SC and Violet Kickers will meet this afternoon at the UDC field in the first leg of their St James Football Association's Sandals/ATL Division One semi-finals. This encounter is set to start at 3:30 pm. Read More

JAAP Administrative Professional and Boss of the Year named

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, April, 12 2018    

KENT AVENUE, St James —Employees of Sandals Royal Plantation and the College of Agriculture Science and Education (CASE) walked away with the coveted Jamaica Association of Administrative Professionals' awards — Administrative Professional and Boss of the Year 2018,... Read More

Gov't to spend $150m on market upgrades this year

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, April, 12 2018    

CLARK'S TOWN, Trelawny — Local Government Minister Desmond McKenzie says Government has heard the cries of vendors across the island and has therefore set aside some $150 million to improve market infrastructure across the island during this financial... Read More

PHOTO: Renovation

Thursday, April, 12 2018    

The Negril Chamber of Commerce has so far raised roughly $2.3 million towards the renovation of the Negril Health Centre in Westmoreland. In the photo, health officials, members of the Negril Chamber of Commerce and other stakeholders participate in the cheque presentation ceremony on the... Read More

PHOTO: Thrilling Patrons

Thursday, April, 12 2018    

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Sports Diary — April 12-18

Thursday, April, 12 2018    

TODAY ISSA/Western Conference Girls' basketballMontego Bay High vs Muschett — William Knibb — 1:30 pmWilliam Knibb vs Holland High — William Knibb — 3:00 pm  Read More

Melbourne, Lilliput draw 1-1 in St James FA Sandals/ATL Senior League

Thursday, April, 12 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — It's all level between Melbourne Mind Game and Lilliput Rovers after the first leg of the St James Football Association Sandals/ATL Senior League following a 1-1 scoreline at the UDC field on Tuesday. Read More

Holland, MoBay High seek second place in ISSA girls' basketball

Thursday, April, 12 2018    

MARTHA BRAE, Trelawny — Holland High and Montego Bay High School will continue their race for second place in the ISSA Western Conference girls' basketball competition today at a double-header to be played at William Knibb Memorial High in Martha Brae,... Read More

Gun worries

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, April, 12 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Minister of National Security Dr Horace Chang has welcomed the sharp reduction of murders in St James since the declaration of a state of public emergency in the parish, but is concerned over the limited success reaped in removing the illegal guns from the... Read More

Plans in high gear for 'Trelawny Got Soul'

Thursday, April, 12 2018    

DUNCANS, Trelawny — Plans are in high gear for the 2018 staging of the 'Trelawny Got Soul' concert, which will be held for the first time at the historic Kettering Baptist Church in Duncans after last year's staging at the Trelawny Multi-Purpose Stadium. Read More



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