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Crime challenge in Manchester

BY GARFIELD MYERS Editor-at-Large South Central Bureau | Monday, December, 18 2017    

Mandeville , Manchester — Superintendent Wayne Cameron has been in charge of the Manchester Division for 13 months but he has been so busy, he says it's like two years. Read More

Manchester NGO calls young women for educational opportunities

Alicia Sutherland Observer staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, December, 18 2017    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Plans are in full gear for forty young women in Central Jamaica, who otherwise may not have been able to advance their skill set, to start the new year with educational and empowerment opportunities. Read More

Mandeville lights up

Monday, December, 18 2017    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — As usual, the Manchester Municipal Corporation ushered in the festive season with a tree-lighting service in the town centre here.The ceremony took place at the Cecil Charlton Park on Monday, December 11. Read More

Parenting club changing lives in Porus

Monday, December, 18 2017    

Porus, Manchester — Beverley Tulloch-Danvers, retired educator and president of the Porus Primary Parenting Club, knows from long experience that training adults to be good parents has immense value. Read More

Police hold Westmoreland murder suspect

Monday, December, 18 2017    

SAVANNA-LA-MAR, Westmoreland — The Westmoreland police are celebrating the capture of the alleged shooter who was caught on a widely circulated video pumping bullets into supermarket worker Ochille Hall at his workplace on August 15 this year. Read More

Hard work pays!

Monday, December, 18 2017    

JAMAICA cricket captain and middle order batsman Paul Palmer is reaping the rewards for very hard work through tough times. Read More

For Your Diary

Monday, December, 18 2017    

1) Monday, December 18BMR Jamaica Wind LimitedKiddies Christmas TreatMannings Boys' HomeSouthfieldSt Elizabeth — 11:00 am 2) Tuesday, December 19BMR Jamaica Wind Limited Read More

St Ann ministry providing spiritual, emotional support for women

BY RENAE DIXON Staff reporter dixonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, December, 17 2017    

When the Proclaiming: Beauty For Ashes Women's Ministry hosted its prayer breakfast in celebration of its seventh anniversary earlier this month, over 80 women from several parishes attended. Read More

Bartlett: Visitor arrival should hit 4.4-million mark by year end

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer writer editorial@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, December, 16 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has said that by the end of the year Jamaica would welcome approximately 2.3 million stopover and 2.1 cruise visitors, pushing the tally to record 4.4 million visitors to the island in a year. Read More

Clarendon street to be named in Davina Bennett's honour

Friday, December, 15 2017    

MIDDLE Street in Mitchell Town, Clarendon, is to be renamed in honour of Davina Bennett, Miss Universe Jamaica 2017. Read More

Traffic congestion caused by collapsed road eases in Falmouth

BY HORACE HINES Observer staff reporter hinesh@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, December, 15 2017    

HAGUE, Falmouth — The National Works Agency (NWA) yesterday carried out rehabilitation work on a section of the Falmouth Bypass in Trelawny that collapsed on Wednesday following consistent rainfall that has been lashing the parish. Read More

Contax360 awards excellence

BY MARK CUMMINGS Editor-at-Large cummingsm@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, December, 14 2017    

More than 25 employees of Contax360 BPO Solutions were on Saturday recognised for outstanding performance during the company's annual staff party and awards function held at Pier 1 in Montego Bay. Read More

Mount Airy Primary and Infant School tops recycling competition

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, December, 14 2017    

NEGRIL, Westmoreland — Mount Airy Primary and Infant School recently copped two coveted awards in the Ministry of Tourism Negril Recycling competition. Read More

Gibbs lauds MoBay's mayor for recovery efforts after flooding

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, December, 14 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James – President of the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce T'Shura Gibbs has commended Mayor of Montego Bay Homer Davis for his inspirational leadership in returning the city to normalcy after it was ravaged by flash flooding last month. Read More

Rasta Rootz Fest kicks off in Negril tomorrow

Thursday, December, 14 2017    

 THE three nights of musical offerings during the 2017 Rastafari Rootz Fest will kick off with an impressive line-up of reggae artistes at the Long Bay Beach in Negril, Westmoreland tomorrow night. Read More



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