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Footballer dies in crash

It was a gruesome scene that greeted onlookers who caught sight of the body of Delroy Williams, after he collided in a tree on his motor cycle last Sunday morning.
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Thwaites urges Barrett Town A/A to stay focused

Education Minister, Rev. Ronald Thwaites, is urging members of the Barrett Town All-Age School community to stay focused, as they strive to overcome their recent tragedy....
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St. Bess PC building to cost $50m

The St. Elizabeth Parish Council is working to complete the construction of its new offices at a cost of approximately $50 million....
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PASSPORT RUSH

Long lines at passport offices across the country have been the order of the day since PICA announced on the weekend, an increase in the cost of obtaining a passport....
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Millions for banana export expansion

The Government of Jamaica is pumping $250 million into a project aimed at revitalising banana production for the export market....
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Farmers schooled in climate change

Several farmers from Westmoreland participated in an agrometeorology seminar, staged by the Ministry of Agriculture, at the Savanna-la-Mar United Church Hall in the parish, on May 12....
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Teacher commits suicide

The St. Elizabeth Technical High (STETHS) family is in a state of mourning, after a much-loved teacher is suspected to have committed suicide on the weekend....
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IRONSHORE FIRE LEAVES TWO HOMELESS

A mother and child are homeless following an afternoon fire, which destroyed their home on Monday (May 11) at 69 Gills Drive in Ironshore, St. James. ...
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Education ministry gives music programme high marks

The Ministry of Education has reaffirmed its satisfaction at partnering with First Global Bank, in their concerted effort in delivering the Music Literacy programme to select primary schools across the island. ...
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Historic Rastafari Exhibition on at Museum West

Western Jamaica has been given the opportunity to be better informed about the history and nature of the Rastafari movement, through a historical exhibition mounted at National Museum West, located in the Montego Bay Cultural Centre. ...
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Falmouth Streetscape project in full swing

The town of Falmouth is set to see some aesthetics improvements coming out of beautification works now ongoing, through the long awaited Streetscape project....
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IT’S OUR TURN TO LEAD

Over 115 students from the Llandilo School of Special Education (LSSE) and over 18 young ladies from the Llandilo Women’s Centre of Jamaica Foundation (WCJF), recently benefitted from an environmental and wellness visit from Sandals, Beaches and Grand Pineapple Negril team members. ...
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ST. JAMES DIVIDED - Parish to be zoned in fight against crime

With St. James leading the pack with approximately 61 murders committed since the start of the year, the police in the parish have devised a plan to deal with the dreaded crime situation in the division....
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Cable company to air Ananda Alerts

The Office of the Children’s Registry (OCR) and Westmoreland-based cable provider, Cabletron Network Systems Limited, last week signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the airing of Ananda Alerts on the local cable channel....
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Cornwall College mourns teacher’s death

The Cornwall College community is slowly coming to grips with the sudden loss of one of its own. Teacher of English Language at the Montego Bay based institution, Mrs. Keri-Ann Turner-Dorman, passed away in her sleep on Tuesday morning at her Cornwall Court, Montego Bay home. ...
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Atkinson wants resort status for Falmouth

Member of Parliament for Northern Trelawny and Attorney General, Patrick Atkinson, says he will be pushing for the historic town of Falmouth to be declared a resort town, once critical infrastructure work now underway is completed....
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Holiday Inn Sunspree rebranded

The 518-room Holiday Inn once dubbed the largest hotel in Montego Bay, has received a major boost with a US$15 million renovation and re-branding exercise, which is now underway....
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ROAD IMPROVEMENT FOR HANOVER

Prime Minister, Portia Simpson Miller, says a contract is to be signed early May for road improvement works in sections of Hanover....
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Hope Burns Bright at Parenting Workshop

Employees at Beaches Negril Resort and Spa were recent beneficiaries of a one-day series of parenting seminars organised by the resort in partnership with the Child Development Agency (CDA), one of the leading organisations in Jamaica’s child protection system. The sessions, which were held under the theme “Hope Burns Bright”, were aimed at empowering the staff who act as both parents and caregivers to their own children, other family members and guests who participate in the hotel’s diverse activities for youngsters. ...
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Ashli-Ann has a golden heart

While many members of the population run away from street persons, 18-year-old Montegonian Ashli-Ann Broughton has been reaching out to them in her own way, through ‘Street People Liberation’ group. ...
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