ZOSO is working in Mount Salem

Seven months after the zone of special operations (ZOSO) started in the community of Mount Salem, councillors from both sides of the political divide at the St James Municipal Corporation are lauding the measure, saying that many lives have been positively... Read More

St James councillors, poor relief officers receive tablets to enhance their work
Local Government Minister, Desmond McKenzie last week presented the St James Municipal Corporation with tablets and a printer aimed at assisting councillors and poor relief officers in the timely and efficient execution of their duties.... Read More

Highlights of Outsource2Jamaica Symposium and Expo
The staging of the two-day Outsource2Jamaica Symposium and Exposition, designed to bring together players in the business process outsourcing (BPO) industry, unfolded at the SMG-managed Montego Bay Convention Centre in Rose Hall last week.... Read More

Downswell, Mycowave to flavour Curry Fest
SAVANNA-LA-MAR, Westmoreland — The 18th staging of the Manning's Bigga Westmoreland Curry Festival is scheduled to take place on the grounds of Manning's School in Savanna-la-Mar on Sunday, April 29.... Read More


Thursday, April, 19 2018    

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Holland High seek final spot in ISSA West Conference Girls' basketball

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, April, 19 2018    

HOLLAND, Trelawny — Holland High could secure their place in next week's final of the ISSA Western Conference Girls' b asketball Open with a win over Montego Bay High School when they meet in the second game of a double- header at Holland High in... Read More

Harmony FC, Wadadah FC seek upset wins in Western Confed semis

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, April, 19 2018    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny — Mid-season finalists Faulkland FC and Reggae Youths go into Sunday's first-leg semi-finals of the Jamaica Football Federation Western Confederation/Charley's JB Rum Super League at Elleston Wakeland Centre, Falmouth, as favourites to take the... Read More

Violet Kickers, Club Ville to battle for last spot in St James FA/ATL Div One final

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, April, 19 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Former champions Violet Kickers and Club Ville will meet today at the UDC field in the return leg of their St James Football Association Sandals/ATL Division One semi-final as they seek to join Bogue FC in the final set for next week. Read More

Sport Diary — April 19-25, 2018

Thursday, April, 19 2018    

TODAYISSA/Western Conference Girls' basketball OpenMuschett vs William Knibb — Holland High 1:30 pmHolland High vs Montego Bay High —Holland High 3:00 pm  Read More

Boost for William Knibb

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

Entrepreneur Angella Whitter of Whitter Village in Ironshore, St James, on Tuesday presented the sports department of her alma mater, William Knibb Memorial High School, with a cheque valued at $500,000. Read More


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


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