Get a retirement plan, labour minister urges

DUANVALE, Trelawny — By virtue of their longevity, centenarians Violet Mosse Brown, 117, and Hubert Williams, 104, have ostensibly highlighted the importance for working Jamaicans to acquire retirement plans, Minister of Labour and Social Security Shahine Robinson has... Read More

LASCO Blooming Baby a success, organisers say

Thursday, May, 25 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James Scores of people from across western Jamaica flocked the Old Hospital Park in Montego Bay on Sunday for the third staging of the LASCO Blooming Baby Jamaica family expo and fair held under the theme: 'Cherish, Nourish, Flourish.'Title... Read More

Bartlett hails Sumfest's 25 years of 'sterling contribution'

Thursday, May, 25 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St JamesMinister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett has hailed organisers of Red Stripe Reggae Sumfest for the sterling contribution the festival is making to the economy.“Reggae Sumfest has been great for Jamaica over the... Read More

$121m facelift

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, May, 25 2017    

 Residents of Barrett Town and other stakeholders have welcomed Cabinet's approval of a $121-million road rehabilitation/water supply improvement project for the St James community.Minister of Tourism... Read More

Slow down! ..

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, May, 25 2017    

SALT MARSH, TrelawnyThe Trelawny police are warning motorists to exercise caution when travelling along the section of the Northern Coastal Highway, which traverses through Salt Marsh, particularly in the vicinity of the Ida Kay Pond, which has featured in a... Read More

ATL training series puts spotlight on water solutions

Thursday, May, 25 2017    

Appliance Traders, in collaboration with renowned Italian pump maker DAB, recently hosted another of its annual Signature Training Series, delving into the topic 'Water Solutions'.The event, which took place on Tuesday, May 16 and Thursday, May 18 in Kingston... Read More

Proposed $100-m juice factory for Trelawny

Thursday, May, 25 2017    

HAGUE, TrelawnySugar cane farmers in Trelawny, who have been affected following the closure of the Long Pond sugar factory, are expected to benefit from a $100-million project to establish a small factory on five acres... Read More

PHOTO - In honour of Sam Sharpe

Thursday, May, 25 2017    

Mayor of Montego Bay Homer Davis lays a wreath at the statue of National Hero Sam Sharpeduring a brief ceremony in Sam Sharpe Square, Montego Bay, on Labour Day. (Photo: Alan Lewin) Read More

On the edge

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, May, 25 2017    

 FALMOUTH, TrelawnyFormer champions Salt Marsh United will take a one-goal lead into Sunday's return-leg semi-final in the Trelawny Football Association's National Rums of Jamaica Monymusk Plantation Rum Major League... Read More

Labour Day across the west

Thursday, May, 25 2017    

Hundreds of volunteers across western Jamaica participated in a number of Labour Day activities on Tuesday under the theme: 'Restore, Persevere, Beautify'.The Jamaica Observer West brings you highlights. Read More

Sport Diary — May 25

Thursday, May, 25 2017    

THURSDAY, MAY 25St James FA Sandals International Division OneSam Sharpe TC vs Lane FC — Sam Sharpe 3:30 pmParadise FC vs Copperwood FC — Green Pond 3:30 pm Read More

Seba FC seek semi-final berth in St James FA league

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, May, 25 2017    

Seba FC could secure a place in the semi-finals of the St James Football Association Sandals International Senior League tomorrow if they beat Marl Road FC in a third-round cross-zone game at Bickersteth set to start at 3:30pm.Seba FC are on 19 points with two... Read More



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