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MOBAY CULTURAL CENTRE IS A WELCOME CHANGE

Commendations are in order for Member of Parliament for central St. James Mr. Lloyd B. Smith, and the Mayor of Montego Bay Glendon Harris, for...
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IMPACT OF THE SLAVE REBELLION - Sam Sharpe’s Journey from slave plantation to National Hero

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is part two of an Emancipation Lecture presented by noted historian Shalman Scott, at the Calvary Baptist Church on Sunday, July...
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Sophia Allen and her stamps

Montego Bay tour guide Sophia Allen continues her proud and dedicated work, of capturing both the familiar and rare side of Jamaica’s ethnicity through stamp collecting (philately)....
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Ron Kenoly headlines ‘Come Celebrate Jesus’

The third staging of ‘Come Celebrate Jesus’ concert was launched on Monday, at the Iberostar, Rose Hall Resort in Montego Bay. ...
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CUMI Come Run to give back

Clocking runners in the upcoming and highly-anticipated 2014 (Committee for the Upliftment of the Mentally Ill) ‘CUMI Come Run’, will be made simpler through the introduction of electronic pin tag timing systems....
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Faith, trust and money

A story of how faith and trust gave the St. Paul’s United Church in Montego Bay a $32 million multi-purpose building, unfolded at the recent dedication of the facility. ...
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    Improved performance by CSEC students

    Students’ performance improved in 14 of the 35 subjects taken, in this year’s Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) Examination.
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    Fire destroys community centre

    The community centre in the Rhyne Park Housing Scheme at Rose Hall in St. James, was destroyed by fire last Friday afternoon.
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    Community greenhouse farm reaps success

    Stemming from the recently launched Project Sprout by the Sandals Foundation, the non-profit organization in partnership with the Digicel Foundation, established its first greenhouse farm in Westmoreland and is reporting huge success, with the farm producing over 800 pounds of sweet peppers since it opened in March of this year.
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    TOURISM BUILT HOPEWELL-PRINGLE

    A pioneer of Jamaica’s upscale tourism development Ambassador Frank Pringle, has cited the town of Hopewell in Hanover as an example of how the industry can build a community.
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    Herbert Morrison aims high but in rebuilding phase

    Herbert Morrison, affectionately called “Compre” has been a consistent performer in the ISSA da’Costa Cup Football Competition. The Bogue-based school has won the title in 1986 and 1988 by defeating arch rivals Rusea’s High in both finals, which to this day is still being talked about.
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    Trelawny FA/ Water U-17 - STARS SHINE BRIGHT

    Baca Stars crowned themselves 2014 champions of the Trelawny FA/ Water U-17 Competition, after disposing of Village United 4-2 in the final on Sunday,(August10) at the Elletosn Wakeland Centre.
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    Roaring Rovers

    Alanzo Osbourne bagged a goal in either half to pilot Lilliput Rovers to the top of Zone ‘B’, on maximum six point from two games by blanking a listless-looking Irwin 2-0, as action gathered momentum in the St. James FA/ Sandals International U 20 Football Competition at the UDC field.
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    Gardener powers Flankers to victory

    Flanker ‘A’ roared to the top of the five team standings on goals scored, following their big lopsided 33-4 mauling of Providence in weekend action, from the Horace Chang Flankers Community Corner Netball Competition played at the Flanker’s Primary and All Age school.
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    ‘Blood on your hand’ hits number one in New York

    Blood On Your Hands hits the highest point in New York. Peter Lloyd’s Blood On Your Hands owns the number one position in New York City. On July 18, 2014, the international hit single, Blood On Your Hands, reached the sky scraping position at number one on the New York/Foundation Radio Network Top 30 Music Chart. The revolutionary lyrics of this massive track have already propelled it to number one in Jamaica, and it is currently in the top 5 of charts in Canada and Russia. Not only is Peter Lloyd’s Blood On Your Hands currently buzzing on the airwaves, clubs and dancehalls around the world, it also has a growing following of half a million views on YouTube in less than three months. “I wrote this track as a message for us all to wake up and take a stand against injustice, through the power of love and positivity.” said Lloyd, who is currently in the USA. With the potency of this track and the magnificent visuals from the video, Lloyd stamps a timeless quality on another brilliantly written single.
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    Dancehall Queen 2014 excitingly ‘Danger’-ous

    A resounding cheer went out for Jahroia ‘Danger’ Christie, who was named the 2014 winner of the 18th International Dance-hall Queen Competition on Sunday morning at Pier One in Montego Bay, St. James. The 19-year-old queen, is the sister of last year’s winner Keja ‘Tall Up’ Christie, both of Glendevon in the parish.
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    Lime to top up MoBay Jerk Fest

    On Emancipation Day (August 1) LIME heads west as title sponsors of the LIME MoBay Jerk Festival scheduled for the Catherine Hall Complex. The telecommunications firm has also announced that it will ‘topping up’ the first 7000 patrons in attendance.
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    Prissy G impresses at Sumfest

    Rising Montego Bay singer Prissy G has been hailed for her performances at the 24th staging of Reggae Sumfest at the Catherine Hall Stadium in the second city.
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    26 years of inspiring ministry

    Twenty six years after the torrential showers of Hurricane Gilbert greeted his arrival in Montego Bay, the Rev. Dr. Gordon C. Evans was showered with words of praise and thanksgiving as he retired from pastoring the St. Paul’s United Church of Jamaica and Grand Cayman last Sunday, August 10.
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    Rose-Heart Prep: A small school with a big heart

    Think of a child who the public school system all but rejected, whose parents had seemingly tried everything for him to “conform”, but was eventually asked to withdraw him. A child who by Grade 5, according to his teachers in the public school, posed such serious behavioural challenges that they refused to work with him. Think of that child whose grades had fallen, and nothing seemed to be able to lift them.
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    Leticia hopes to cop ultimate title

    Leticia Connell-Mills’ favourite adage, “Ambition is the gas of life, so press on it!”, is her leading philosophy that has taken her on a journey of proud achievements throughout her life. With its fair share of bumps and smooth trails in between, Connell-Mills has arrived at one of her destinations, picking up the top accolade of Resort Team Member of the Year for Sandals Whitehouse European Village and Spa. She is again on her way with the hopes of receiving yet another honour as Ultimate Team Member of the Year for Sandals Resorts International.
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    LLOYD YOUNG – ‘Bodybuilder, philanthropist and champion of the poor’ laid to rest

    Described as a master physiotherapist and bodybuilder, ultimate philanthropist and champion of the poor; a thanksgiving service celebrating the life of Lloyd George Young O.D, J.P. was held at the St. James Parish Church on Friday July 25, 2014.
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  • Csec improvements must continue

    We congratulate students for their improved performance in the 2014 Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC). Those parents and teachers of successful students who invested great
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  • JUSTICE FOR MARIO DEANE

    Yesterday, it was reported that six police personnel from the Barnett Street Police Station in St. James, have been interdicted and suspended with immediate effect
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  • SOLVE THE MARIO DEANE CASE

    We wish to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Mario Deane, who died in the Cornwall Regional Hospital (CRH) as a result of
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  • STAY THE COURSE

    With Independence Celebrations on in earnest, there are still questions about whether some members of the Jamaican population, truly appreciate the work of the nation’s
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