'One Hop' wonder

DONOVON Levers only has one leg, but that has not affected his vibrant personality or his independence.In fact, the Great Pond, St Ann, resident has declared himself one of the “skillest one-foot man in Jamaica right now”. Read More

'A hard act to follow'
FORMER People's National Party (PNP) Member of Parliament for St Mary South Eastern Harry Douglas has surmised that the next Member of Parliament for the constituency, left vacant by the sudden death of Dr Winston Green, has “a hard act to follow”.... Read More

A frightening experience at sea
GARFIELD Gordon had been fishing for 15 years, but nothing could have prepared him for the day his boat's engine failed him at sea.... Read More

St Thomas' Truddiann Ashmead is National Farm Queen 2017
TWENTY-five-year-old Truddiann Ashmead has been crowned Jamaica's 54th Farm Queen.Ashmead, who represented St Thomas in the competition, is expected to represent the agricultural sector for one year.... Read More


BY KIMONE FRANCIS Observer staff reporter | Monday, August, 21 2017    

THERE was wailing at the constituency office in St Mary South Eastern following the sudden death of two-term Member of Parliament Dr Winston Green last Monday. Read More

PHOTO: Weeping supporters

Monday, August, 21 2017    

Constituents reeling from sudden death of St Mary South Eastern MP Rose Collington (right) and Sherene Thawe weep openly following the sudden death of Dr Winston Green, Member of Parliament for St Mary South Eastern, last Monday.  Read More

PHOTO: St Thomas takes the crown

Monday, August, 21 2017    

National Farm Queen 2017 Truddian Ashmead (centre) is flanked by runners-up Shannan Dawkins (left) and Shanique Shand. Read More

'When I left Bible school I bought a tractor trailer'

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Sunday Observer staff reporter | Sunday, August, 20 2017    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — The more than 500 students who graduated from Northern Caribbean University (NCU) this month, with qualifications ranging from associate to doctoral degrees, were advised not to feel limited by their studies. Read More

700 team members benefit from Sandals back-to-school fairs

Friday, August, 18 2017    

MORE than 700 team members from Sandals Ochi Beach Resort and Sandals Royal Plantation benefitted from special back-to-school fairs hosted by both resorts last week. Read More

Kemteck to construct 900 houses in Trelawny

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, August, 17 2017    

FLORENCE HALL, Trelawny — Over 100 people have so far gained employment on the first phase of Stonebrook Manor, a planned gated community which, when complete, will consist of roughly 900 housing units. Read More

Photo: Narrow escape

Thursday, August, 17 2017    

A wrecker pulls a car from a gully along the Haddo main road in Westmoreland last Thursday. The driver reportedly said he was driving at a slow pace when he fell asleep and lost control of the vehicle. He sustained minor injuries in the incident, which caused a pile-up of traffic along the... Read More

Maude McLeod High withdraws from daCosta Cup

Thursday, August, 17 2017    

DARLISTON, Westmoreland  Read More

2017 IAAF World Champs

With Paul Reid | Thursday, August, 17 2017    

To say the results of the IAAF World Championships that ended in London on Sunday was disappointing from a Jamaican perspective is to put it mildly. Read More

Photo: Cleaning up

Thursday, August, 17 2017    

Workmen clean a drain in the Railway Gardens area of Montego Bay earlier this week. The massive draincleaning operation, which started on Monday in the innercity community, is spearheaded by Councillor for the Montego Bay South Division Richard Vernon. (Photo:Alan Lewin) Read More

75 Hanover students receive scholarships valued at US$80,000 from Tryall Fund

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, August, 17 2017    

TRYALL, Hanover — Some 75 students from Hanover last week received scholarships valued at over US$80,000 under the Tryall Fund Scholarship programme.The award ceremony was held at the Tryall Club and Villa in the parish. Read More


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