Muddy hell

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The Government yesterday allocated $20 million to undertake emergency work in Montego Bay, a day after torrential rain caused flooding in sections of the resort city leaving a trail of heavy mud and destruction. Read More

$7-m facelift for Kingsvale Police Station
KINGSVALE, Hanover— Mayor of Lucea Sheridon Samuels has expressed appreciation to the Ministry of Local Government and Community Development, for spearheading a $7-million refurbishing exercise at the Kingsvale Police Station in Hanover.... Read More

Starbucks opens in MoBay
The resort city of Montego Bay welcomed the latest Starbucks coffee house during a grand opening on the 'Hip Strip' (Gloucester Ave) on Monday, making the highly sought-after brand an attraction on the famous strip.... Read More

Falmouth FC debuts in Trelawny FA Victor Wright KO
FALMOUTH, Trelawny— Falmouth FC will make their debut this Saturday as they take on Friendships FC in the first round of the Trelawny Football Association's Victor Wright Knockout at the Elleston Wakeland Centre, set to start at 3:00 pm.... Read More


BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, November, 23 2017    

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Two former COCAA athletes accepted in US colleges

Thursday, November, 23 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Two former County of Cornwall Athletics Association (COCAA) gold medallists and record holders — Odaine Lewis formerly of Cornwall College and Sanjay Lawrence formerly of Petersfield High — recently accepted athletic... Read More

Tropical Energy returns with Ernie Smith in Concert

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, November, 23 2017    

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Brutal! - Two killed as gunmen spray Hanover minibus

BY ANTHONY LEWIS & HORACE HINES | Thursday, November, 23 2017    

ASKENISH, Hanover — Eighteen -year-old Shannaya Murray, affectionately called Zodi, of an Askenish address in Hanover, was set to pursue a career in the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF). Read More

Sport Diary — Novenber 23

Thursday, November, 23 2017    

FRIDAY, November 24ISSA Western Conference boys' basketballMuschett vs Cornwall College — MuschettHerbert Morrison vs Rhodes Hall — Herbert Morrison ISSA Rural Area Under-14 football second round Read More

UNWTO conference — a platform for Ja's cuisine

Thursday, November, 23 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Tourism interests and restaurant owners in western Jamaica say that the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) global conference will be the best chance yet for the island to tap into the international US$150-billion gastronomy... Read More

NCB urges Diaspora investment

Thursday, November, 23 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Chief executive officer at the National Commercial Bank (NCB), Patrick Hylton, is urging Jamaicans in the Diaspora to explore investment opportunities in the island in an effort to improve their personal circumstances and contribute to the... Read More

Build on basketball start

THE SPORTING EDGE With Paul Reid | Thursday, November, 23 2017    

All things being equal, last weekend's staging of the first of what we hope to be many more Jamaica Classic Men's NCAA Division One basketball games at the Montego Bay Convention Centre, was a runaway success. Read More

Mother of boy allegedly assaulted by peers returns to court Feb 2

BY HORACE HINES Observer staff reporter | Saturday, November, 18 2017    

CLARK'S TOWN, Trelawny — Bail was yesterday extended for the mother who was jailed after attempting to make a report at a police station that her son, who is seven years old, was pierced with a stick in his rectum by four of his peers at school, when she appeared in the Clark's... Read More

McKenzie lauds Westmoreland residents for paying property taxes

Thursday, November, 16 2017    

Local Government Minister Desmond McKenzie has lauded Westmoreland residents for meeting their property tax obligations to the government. Read More

$20-m road improvement programme for St James

Thursday, November, 16 2017    

The St James Municipal Corporation plans to spend approximately $20 million on a road-patching programme across the parish within the next five weeks. Read More


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