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Local elected reps respond to Bunting's leadership challenge

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — After Manchester Central Member of Parliament Peter Bunting created waves by announcing his decision to challenge for the presidency of the Opposition People's National Party, attention quickly turned to those supporting him. Read More

Nurturing communication skills in Merrywood
SANTA CRUZ, St Elizabeth — Yanique Brown, senior teacher at Merrywood Primary School, 45 kilometres north-west of here in a rugged terrain on the fringes of the Cockpit Country, fully understands that patois forms a crucial part of Jamaican culture. ... Read More

A helping hand for netball
MAY PEN, Clarendon — Juici Patties recently donated $1.3 million to the Clarendon Netball Association (CNA) to assist that body with its 2019 summer programme. ... Read More

The challenge of fighting cancer
MAY PEN, Clarendon — When Anna Kay Jeffrey, founder of the caregiving outfit Angel Wings Home Care and Nursing Services, was first diagnosed with cancer in 2014, the sheer cost of treatment left her in a state of shock.... Read More

In honour of Edward Seaga

Monday, June, 17 2019    

BLACK RIVER, St Elizabeth — Members of the St Elizabeth Municipal Corporation joined in paying tribute to the late former prime minister and leader of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) Edward Seaga at the corporation's monthly meeting last Thursday. Read More

Taxi troubles!

Monday, June, 17 2019    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester - Mayor of Mandeville Donovan Mitchell is hoping that in “the next couple of months” an additional parking area will be available in this south-central town for transport operators. Read More

PHOTO: Good Going, Elaine!

Monday, June, 17 2019    

Much will be expected of double Olympic sprint champion Elaine Thompson at the National Trials (Jamaica National Junior & Senior Championships) later this week, June 20-23. Thompson, who turns 27 on June 28, sizzled at the Rome Diamond League earlier this month, winning the 100 metres in... Read More

For Your Diary

Monday, June, 17 2019    

(1) Tuesday, June 18Optimist Club of MandevilleMeetingVilla Gardens RestaurantVilla RoadMandevilleManchester- 5:30 pm (2) Tuesday, June 18Rotary Club of MandevilleDonation Read More

Paying respects to Edward Seaga

Thursday, June, 13 2019    

Scores of mourners from all walks of life and from across the political divide, many from as far as Westmoreland, braved last Thursday's sweltering heat in the resort town of Montego Bay to pay respects to former Prime Minister Edward Seaga, as his body lay in state at the Montego Bay Cultural... Read More

Trelawny students hail WPM, TMC expo

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, June, 13 2019    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny — Trelawny students have described a recent exposition held at the Falmouth Market in the parish as a great learning experience on how to care for the environment by the separation and recycling of solid waste. Read More

Muchett High stages second Art 'n Wine event

Thursday, June, 13 2019    

 Muschett High School's Visual Arts Department recently staged its second annual fundraiser, Art 'n Wine, which took the form of a 'paint 'n sip', event at Caribatik, Rock in Trelawny. Read More

Sport Diary – June 13

Thursday, June, 13 2019    

FRIDAYSt James FA/VM Foundation Under-13 finalGranville Primary vs John Rollins Success Primary — UDC field @ 11:30 am Western Basketball Association Elite League quarter-finals Read More

Second best

Thursday, June, 13 2019    

Shernette Young (third right), a member of the organising committee of the Western Primary Schools' track and field championships event, presents Corinaldi Avenue Primary with the overall second-place trophy at last weekend's Western Primary Schools' track and field championships held at St... Read More

MoBay needs one more fire station — Stewart

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, June, 13 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Commissioner of the Jamaica Fire Brigade, Stewart Beckford, says with the current spate of development in St James, there is the need for the construction of at least one more fire station in Montego Bay, the parish's capital. Read More



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