Regional

Christmas cheer across the west

Thursday, December, 28 2017    

Over the past two weeks a number of activities were held across western Jamaica in a bid to bring Christmas cheer to hundreds of people in the region.The Jamaica Observer West brings you highlights:  Read More

PHOTO: Short Boss thrills

Thursday, December, 28 2017    

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New Falmouth market Opening of complex to ease congestion in town centre

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, December, 28 2017    

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Western revenge

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, December, 28 2017    

 Montego Bay United (MBU) and Sandals South Coast will seek to end the calendar year on a high today as they host Cavalier SC and Humble Lion respectively in the Red Stripe Premier League, both seeking to avenge first round defeats. Read More

Reggae Youths seek to extend good showing

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, December, 28 2017    

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Western Sports Diary - December 28

Thursday, December, 28 2017    

TODAYRed Stripe Premier LeagueSandals South Coast vs Humble Lion — Frome 3:00 pmMontego Bay United vs Cavalier SC —Montego Bay Sports Cplx 7:00 pm JFF Western Confederation/Charley's JB Rum Super League Read More

Mt Airy Primary wins Negril Recycling Competition

Wednesday, December, 27 2017    

NEGRIL, Westmoreland — Sixteen primary and high schools in Hanover and Westmoreland have collected 360,000 plastic bottles in their communities in less than six months. Read More

Not enough!

BY RENAE DIXON Observer staff reporter dixonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, December, 25 2017    

THE occupants of the property which is the birthplace of Jamaica's National Hero Marcus Garvey say they are unhappy with the amount being offered to them for the place they have called home for more than 50 years. Read More

Major beautification programme coming for St Ann — Mayor

BY RENAE DIXON Observer staff reporter dixonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, December, 25 2017    

AT least 25 businesses and charitable organisations have committed to partnering with the St Ann Municipal Corporation to maintain verges across the parish. Read More

New Hope residents take on roadwork for Christmas

BY RENAE DIXON Observer staff reporter dixonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, December, 25 2017    

Residents in New Hope, a community on the outskirts of resort town Ocho Rios in St Ann, came together to repair the main thoroughfare in the community, which they say has been neglected. Read More

Portland communities receive livelihood boost

Monday, December, 25 2017    

SIX communities in the Swift River Watershed in Portland are better positioned to increase livelihood opportunities and strengthen economic resilience through the launch of a livelihood expansion programme held at the College of Agriculture, Science and Education (CASE) last... Read More

St Mary businessman Everoy Chin brings cheer to White Hall

BY RENAE DIXON Staff reporter dixonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, December, 24 2017    

HE did not have a long beard, nor a beard at all, and he was not wearing a red and white costume. But Everoy H Chin no doubt successfully took on the role of Santa Claus for the community of White Hall and its environs in central St Mary, bringing gifts and good cheer to the people of... Read More

Look out! Deandre is coming!

BY GARFIELD MYERS Editor at Large South Central Bureau myersg@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, December, 24 2017    

MALVERN, St Elizabeth — Thirteen distinctions in the 2016 CSEC exams and five CAPE 1 distinctions in 2017 means Hampton student Deandre Sutherland is among those creating a buzz in academic circles. Read More

Dunn says report about street light misleading

Friday, December, 22 2017    

MEMBER of Parliament for St Mary South Eastern Dr Norman Dunn says a radio news report that he admitted to illegally installing street lights in the constituency is misleading. Read More

MoBay to be twinned with a city in Spain

Thursday, December, 21 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St JamesChairman of the St James Municipal Corporation, Councillor Homer Davis, says the city of Montego Bay could soon be twinned with a city in Spain. Read More



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