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BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, December, 21 2017    

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PHOTO: Money talks

Thursday, December, 21 2017    

Minister of Finance and the Public Service Audley Shaw (centre) holds a brief discussion withJudith Wilson (left), marketing manager at JN Fund Managers Limited, and Keisha Sharpe-Gibbs,vice-president of sales and client services, also at JN Fund Managers, following his address at... Read More

PHOTO: For you, FC Reno

Thursday, December, 21 2017    

Member of Parliament for Central Westmoreland Dwayne Vaz (left) hands over a cheque valued at $300,000 to FC Renoat their Red Stripe Premier League game against Sandals South Coast at Frome last Thursday. At right is Fitzroy Vidal, thechairman of FC Reno who accepted the cheque on... Read More

Sport Diary — December 21

Thursday, December, 21 2017    

TODAYRed Stripe Premier LeagueFC Reno vs Boys Town- Frome 3:00 pm JFF Western Confed/Charley's JB Rum Super LeagueGranville United vs Roaring River- Granville Community Centre 3:00pm Read More

Finalists in TFA KO to be decided today

Thursday, December, 21 2017    

BOUNTY HALL, Trelawny — The second finalists in the Trelawny Football Association's Victor Wright Knockout competition will be decided this afternoon at Bounty Hall, as the remaining 28 minutes of the semi-final between holders Coopers Pen and Harmony FC will be... Read More

Reno seek to end drought

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, December, 21 2017    

FROME, Westmoreland —FC Reno will hope to break a five-game winless drought this afternoon when they host last-placed Boys' Town in a Red Stripe Premier League second-round game at Frome, starting at 3:00 pm. Read More

Why waste money on an ice hockey rink?

With Paul Reid | Thursday, December, 21 2017    

Based on announcements by Minister of Sports Olivia Grange, Jamaica is set to add to its varied sports infrastructure the construction of an ice hockey rink “somewhere in western Jamaica” soon. Read More

PHOTO: Christmas cheer

Thursday, December, 21 2017    

 Scores Montegonians in Sam Sharpe Square, Montego Bay, on Sunday for the annual Christmas tree-lighting ceremony. (Photo: Philp Lemonte) Read More

MoBay residents' wish list for Christmas

Thursday, December, 21 2017    

With just a few days to go before Christmas Day, Jamaica Observer West photographer Alan Lewin took to the streets of Montego Bay, which has accounted for a significant number of the more than 315 murders committed in the parish of St James since the start of the year, and ask residents:... Read More

PHOTO: Konshens thrills

Thursday, December, 21 2017    

Konshens thrills Read More

Entertainment Diary— December 21

Thursday, December, 21 2017    

THURSDAY, December 21 Exotic Thursdays@ SundazeBar & GrillGloucester Ave, Montego BayTime: 10:00 pm Heineken All Star Thursdays@ Margaritaville Read More

Police hold Westmoreland murder suspect

Monday, December, 18 2017    

SAVANNA-LA-MAR, Westmoreland — The Westmoreland police are celebrating the capture of the alleged shooter who was caught on a widely circulated video pumping bullets into supermarket worker Ochille Hall at his workplace on August 15 this year. Read More

Bartlett: Visitor arrival should hit 4.4-million mark by year end

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer writer editorial@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, December, 16 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has said that by the end of the year Jamaica would welcome approximately 2.3 million stopover and 2.1 cruise visitors, pushing the tally to record 4.4 million visitors to the island in a year. Read More

Traffic congestion caused by collapsed road eases in Falmouth

BY HORACE HINES Observer staff reporter hinesh@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, December, 15 2017    

HAGUE, Falmouth — The National Works Agency (NWA) yesterday carried out rehabilitation work on a section of the Falmouth Bypass in Trelawny that collapsed on Wednesday following consistent rainfall that has been lashing the parish. Read More

Contax360 awards excellence

BY MARK CUMMINGS Editor-at-Large cummingsm@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, December, 14 2017    

More than 25 employees of Contax360 BPO Solutions were on Saturday recognised for outstanding performance during the company's annual staff party and awards function held at Pier 1 in Montego Bay. Read More


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