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As Jamaica welcomes the start of the 2014/2015 winter tourist season, Customs and Immigration workers as well as Red Cap Porters at the Sangster International Airport (SIA) in Montego Bay, St. James, have been lauded for their continued commitment to the local tourism industry.

THE VALUE OF VOTING

In recent times, as recent as the Westmoreland Central by-election, the question of vote buying once again reared its ugly head. Of course, the vote’s...
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Highway accidents

The police and the Island Traffic Authority (ITA) are calling on motorists to exercise greater caution on the road, following last week’s spate of fatal road accidents along the Rose Hall main road in St. James....
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REMAIN RESOLUTE

While congratulations are in order to the Government, particularly, National Security Minister Peter Bunting and the Jamaica Constabulary Force, for the 17 percent reduction in...
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THE VALUE OF VOTING

In recent times, as recent as the Westmoreland Central by-election, the question of vote buying once again reared its ugly head. Of course, the vote’s...
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Montego Bay airport workers thanked

As Jamaica welcomes the start of the 2014/2015 winter tourist season, Customs and Immigration workers as well as Red Cap Porters at the Sangster International Airport (SIA) in Montego Bay, St. James, have been lauded for their continued commitment to the local tourism industry....
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Wray’s Q is the key promotion extended to Jan.

Wray & Nephew White Overproof Rum’s Q Is The Key promotion, has been extended by 18 days until Sunday, January 18, with additional prizes added to the ground-breaking campaign. The new date for the final draw for the jackpot prizes of two WIHCON homes will be on Friday, January 23. ...
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    Restoration can be hard work - Conolley

    Dr. Ivor C. Conolley, Executive Director of the Falmouth Heritage Renewal says restoring the historical structures in the town can sometimes be a difficult task, especially when dealing with persons and interests.
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    Cornwall tops tourism essay competition

    The Tourism Product Development Company, TPDCo, has awarded six individuals from across the island with cash and prizes valued at over one million dollars, ($1,000,000.00),in their recently concluded Tourism Essay Competition. Also receiving prizes were teachers and schools involved in the competition.
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    Education Minister visits Western basic schools

    I saw fathers as well as mothers when we visited the schools today. It means that the people have caught a vision that it is education that will afford them a better way of life,” shared Education Minister, Ronald Thwaites during his visit to some of Western Jamaica’s schools last Friday. Among others, Leonara Morris Basic School, Maranatha Learning and Care Centre, Ray of Hope Basic School, Latium Basic School, Lottery Primary and Infant Schools, Edwards Basic School and Mount Olive Basic School were visited.
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    Hanover farmers commended for resilience

    Minister of State in the Ministry of Agriculture, Labour and Social Security, Luther Buchanan, has commended farmers in Hanover for working hard to produce for the nation, despite numerous challenges facing them, including drought. He said, that through their resilience and tenacity, they are contributing to food security, while reducing the country’s food import bill.
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    MBU cool Fire house

    The St. James High combination of Keniel Kirlew and Allan Ottey, combined to hand Montego Bay United (MBU) three precious points as they closed the gap atop the standings to just two points, following a dogged 1-0 win over leaders Waterhouse at the Wespow Park in Tucker yesterday evening, (December 11).
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    Nine goals in CONFED - Kickers, Savannah record wins

    Former National League champions Violet Kickers, recorded their first win of the new JFF/Charley’s JB Rum CONFED Super Football League following an unattractive and scrappy 2-0 triumph, over Montego Bay Boys and Girls Club at the UDC field in a re-scheduled match, as the second series of matches in the opening round were contested.
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    Dawkins soars for ‘Herbie’ - Bogue school hold advantage

    Herbert Morrison Technical High (HMTH) maintained their impeccable form and continued their relentless march towards lifting the Western Conference ISSA/KFC Under-16 Schools Basketball title, after taking a 1-0 lead in the best of three finals following an impressive 51-34 victory over city rivals Cornwall College, at the Montego Bay Cricket Club on Friday afternoon, (December5).
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    Ex-Champ record lackluster win

    Former champion Wadadah joined three other teams as early leaders in the Charley’s JB Rum CONFED Super Football League, following the completion of the first round yesterday with the playing of two matches.
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    Dept. of Correctional Services stages information fair

    Region Three of the Department of Correctional Services, conducted an information fair recently on the grounds of Mega Mart Shopping Complex in Catherine Hall, Montego Bay.
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    SANDALS MONTEGO BAY ASSISTS CHIK-V CLEAN-UP

    Sandals Resorts in the Montego Bay Region has answered the call for cleaner communities, and joined other key stakeholders in the anti-chik-V cleanup campaign.
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    Carreras awards scholarships totaling $3.7 million

    Thirty (30) tertiary level students, from a pool of over 300 applicants were the beneficiaries of scholarships and bursaries, valued at over $3.7 million at the Carreras Limited’s 47th Annual Scholarship Awards held recently.
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    ‘A godly person is a blessed person’ - Says Jointwood centenarian

    In the year 2012, it was estimated by the United Nations, that there were 316, 600 living centenarians worldwide. Certainly, one Jamaican who was a part of this number was centenarian Euphemia Caroline Parling from Jointwood, St. Elizabeth. Whether one calls it a gift of nature, a blessing or just luck, Mrs. Parling is nonetheless celebrating her remarkably long life; one which she believes is spared as a result of her relationship with God and the consumption of good food in her earlier years.
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  • ALAS, POOR SOUTH ST. JAMES

    Once again, our newsroom has been receiving complaints from residents in sections of Southern St. James, that they are without water and are grappling with
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  • CHRISTMAS TIME AGAIN

    Just Monday night, the St. James Parish Council hosted its annual municipal Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony in Sam Sharpe Square, which featured performances from various
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  • STEP UP THE PRESSURE

    Policing within the precincts of the city of Montego Bay remains inadequate, which presents the perfect atmosphere for street crimes. Certainly, with the recent killing
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  • GOOD EXAMPLES

    Children need positive role models in today’s society. With the pervasion of violence and sex among some members of the nation’s youth population, recording artistes
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