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Second elderly woman dies in fire

A second fire related tragedy has befallen the St James community.
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Another fatal crash

The carnage on the nation’s roads continued on Monday afternoon (February 23), with yet another fatal crash in the parish of Hanover....
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Manning’s agriculture programme gets boost

The newly renovated greenhouse at the Manning’s School will impact over 1,800 students through new technologies in agriculture. ...
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Businessman gunned down

A businessman was shot and killed in Savanna-la-mar, Westmoreland on Wednesday night....
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Restorative justice to be made law

Justice Minister Senator Mark Golding has pledged to push for the entrenchment of restorative justice in the formal justice system. He made the promise while addressing a ceremony to officially open the Montego Bay Restorative Justice Centre at Overton Plaza in the city. ...
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641.5B BUDGET TABLED FOR 2015-2016 fiscal year

The government yesterday revealed that it plans to spend $641.5 billion in the new 2015-2016 financial year. This was a little more than $102.2 billion more than the 2014-2015 budget. ...
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$20m upgrading of Grange Hill Health Centre

The Grange Hill Health Centre in Westmoreland is to be renovated at a cost of $20 million....
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Tourism ministry to develop public beaches

Tourism and Entertainment Minister, Dr. Wykeham McNeill, says 14 beaches across the island are being targeted for initial development under the Ministry’s programme to create...
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JPS to refund customers millions

The Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) has directed the Jamaica Public Service Company Limited (JPS), to refund to customers over J$973-million that it unilaterally imposed...
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Safeguarding Negril’s pedestrians and cyclists

With Negril growing as a bustling resort town, the Ministry of Tourism and Entertainment is responding to the need for amenities to give members of the commuting public a greater sense of safety....
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Upgrade for health centres under North to West Trauma Plan

Five public health institutions are to be upgraded as part of the Ministry of Health’s North to West Trauma Plan, the centre piece of the government’s thrust to become the Caribbean’s leader in Health Tourism....
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Negril Palms wins Expedia Award

The Negril Palms Hotel in Negril Jamaica, has been awarded Expedia’s Top Room night producer for the Caribbean for hotels under 100 rooms. The award was presented during Caribbean Marketplace 2015 at Expedia’s Partner Appreciation Event on January 27th at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in San Juan, Puerto Rico....
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Ebola unit at CRH to be completed this month

The Ebola isolation unit and triage, being established at the Cornwall Regional Hospital in Montego Bay, should be up and ready by the middle of this month....
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Bickersteth students score big at Literacy Day

It was an interactive reading session that captured the better part of the day, when teachers and students at the Bickersteth Primary and Infant School in St. James staged their version of Literacy Day 2015, recently. ...
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Rotary Montego Bay East Bike-A-Thon awards $650,000

Two decades ago, a group of friends started cycling for fun but later decided to do it for a cause and, with that, the annual Rotary Club of Montego Bay East Bike-A-Thon was born with the objective to ‘Ride, Walk, Run for Education’....
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International Wetlands Day observed in MoBay

February 2 was observed as International Wetlands Day and to celebrate the day, friends of the Marine Park of Montego Bay gathered to do their part to observe this international day that brings the importance of wetlands into focus. ...
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More housing developments coming West

There is good news for persons in western Jamaica seeking to own a home, as the government has disclosed plans to provide 1,429 solutions in the upcoming 2015-2016 financial year. ...
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Herbert Morrison Technical High hosts science expo

On Thursday, January 22, 2015, the quadrangle at Herbert Morrison Technical High School was buzzing with activity, displays and exhibitions of all things scientific, at their annual Science Expo- Science Unfolding the Mysteries of the Earth....
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Teenager found dead - Never made it to school on Monday

An air of gloom still hangs over Frome Technical High School, three days after a teenage student at the institution was found dead, clad in her school uniform, near the school premises on Tuesday evening, (January 27)....
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MOCA takes anti-scamming campaign to schools

The fight against lottery scamming in Area 1 has been stepped up a notch through a recently launched campaign, geared at curbing the illicit activity from within the schools. ...
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