Ex-cop gets life in prison for murder of 17-year-old girlfriend

AN ex-police constable stationed in Westmoreland who shot his 17-year-old girlfriend to death and then blamed her murder on another man was sentenced to life in prison last Friday when he appeared in the Westmoreland Home Circuit Court. Read More

Styrmar Livingston's middle distance quest

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writerreidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, August, 3 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Styrmar Livingston made somewhat of a homecoming in late June when he competed in the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association's (JAAA) National Senior Championships, as he sought a place in the team to the IAAF World Championships that starts in London,... Read More

I just didn't cope

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, August, 3 2017    

PETERSFIELD, Westmoreland — Daniel Cope went into the recent IAAF Under-18 Championships in Nairobi, Kenya, as a solid medal favourite after his steady progress during the season, but instead of returning home with a medal the Petersfield High student was given “a big... Read More

LOL Comedy Tour rolls into MoBay on Sunday

Thursday, August, 3 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Laughter and music will be the highlight at Pier One, Montego Bay, on Sunday for the LOL Comedy Tour. Read More

Stop it!

Thursday, August, 3 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Montego Bay hotelier Robin Russell has lashed out at the authorities, who he said are turning a blind eye on the harassment of tourists by cabbies and shop owners, along Gloucester Avenue, 'Hip Strip,' in the resort city. Read More

Proud Mom

Thursday, August, 3 2017    

Diana Moodie (right), the mother of Somerton All-Age student Jaya Moore (second left), beams as her daughter collects her LASCO Curves Scholarship cheque, valued at $50,000, and a Curves tote from Kelia-Gaye Dunbar, marketing manager at LASCO Distributors, at the LASCO Curves GSAT Scholarship... Read More

PHOTO: My ball!

Thursday, August, 3 2017    

Anthony Lair of Sandy Bay FC (left) gets away from Grand Palladium's Damion Wynter in the recent Hanover FA Charley's JB Rum/Captain's Bakery and Grill Major League final played at Watson Taylor Park in Lucea. Grand Palladium won the game 1-0 and will contest the Western Confederation Super... Read More


Thursday, August, 3 2017    

THURSDAY, August 3 Exotic Thursdays@ SundazeBar & GrillGloucester Ave, Montego BayTime: 10:00 pm Heineken All Star Thursdays@ MargaritavilleGloucester Ave, Montego BayAdm: Free Read More

Death of young woman in canefield still under probe by INDECOM

BY HORACE HINES Observer staff reporter hinesh@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, July, 28 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) says it is yet to decide on the proper resolution of the matter in which the death of 21-year-old Shantel Wright, whose body was discovered in a canefield a short distance from her Little London home... Read More

Long Pond distillery back in operation

Friday, July, 28 2017    

THE Long Pond Distillery located in Clark's Town, Trelawny resumed operations after being closed for four years. Read More

Senior cop says crime-fighting initiatives bearing fruit in Westmoreland

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, July, 27 2017    

  SAVANNA-LA-MAR, Westmoreland — Head of the Westmoreland Police Division, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Egbert Parkins, says measures put in place to address the spiraling crime rate in the parish are bearing fruit. Read More

Lucea deputy mayor welcomes BPO facility to Sandy Bay

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, July, 27 2017    

Deputy Mayor of Lucea Andria Dehaney Dinham has welcomed the opening of the business process outsourcing (BPO) facility in her division, while urging Hanoverians to make use of Saturday's job fair at the facility. Read More


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