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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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High tech crime plan

High technology including drones, could see St. James losing its reputation as the parish with the highest crime rate. Assistant Commissioner of Police in charge of Area One, Paul Ferguson, is scouting for partners among the civilian population to make it happen as a drone costs up to US$4,000....
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Rotarians encourage others to give back

The Rotary Club of Montego Bay Sunrise, was recently on hand at the Fairview Towne Centre in Bogue, Montego Bay promoting their club and activities. This was all part of activities to mark Rotary awareness day. ...
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Church saved from inferno

Quick response from the St James Fire Department prevented a church in Montego Bay from going up in flames in the early hours of Sunday morning....
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Gov’t moving to expedite title delivery

The Government is moving to distribute over 45,000 certificates of title which are ready for delivery to property holders, islandwide....
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Diaspora helping national development

State Minister for Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Arnaldo Brown, has hailed the significant contributions being made by Jamaicans in the Diaspora to national development....
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Homeless after suspected arson

“Any help in any way you can will be grateful because I’m on the streets.”...
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CRAFT VENDORS AND PARISH COUNCIL SQUARE OFF

In the aftermath of a major demonstration by scores of disgruntled vendors of the Harbour Street Craft Market at the entrance of the St James Parish Council’s Union Street Montego Bay offices on Wednesday morning into afternoon, a major deal has been brokered. ...
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HI-PRO HELPS FARMERS FIGHT BEET ARMYWORM

The islandwide infestation of crops by the Beet Armyworm has resulted in a $150 million loss of revenue to farmers.  This pest has been most pervasive in the parish of St. Elizabeth....
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JDF UNVEILS NEW UNIFORM

The Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) on Wednesday, January 14, unveiled a new Digital Combat Uniform (DCU) to replace the Disrupted Pattern Material (DPM) (camouflage) that soldiers have worn since 1992....
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Green Pond Primary and Infant School fights back - MP considers offering reward for information

Whenever food items are delivered to the Green Pond Primary and Infant School in Cornwall Court St. James, like clockwork they can bank on the canteen of either the primary or infant department, or both being broken into by thieves. But, according to the Member of Parliament for St. James Central, Lloyd B. Smith, enough is enough....
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Juveniles charged with murder of retired nurse

The two teenage boys who were nabbed on the weekend in connection with the New Year’s Eve murder of retired nurse Hyacinth Hayden at her home in Greenpark, Trelawny, have been charged. ...
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CCCJ offers new Associate Degree in Logistics Management

A new Associate Degree in Logistics Management is among a slew of new educational programmes, which have been initiated by the Council of Community Colleges of Jamaica (CCCJ)....
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BLOOD BANK GETS MOBILE COLLECTION UNIT

The National Blood Transfusion Service, ‘the Blood Bank’, has received a much needed Mobile Blood Collection Unit. ...
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Boxing Day crash claims young life

When other parents were gathering with their children to celebrate Boxing Day and the Christmas holiday season, the family of 20 year-old Tamansha Saunders, affectionately called ‘Tammy’, was left mourning the life of a promising young woman killed in a motor vehicle accident....
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New space for craft vendors

Fifteen shops fully refurbished after being ravaged by fire, were handed over to craft traders at the Old Fort Craft Market and Heritage Centre in Montego Bay on Tuesday, (December 23), by Minister of Tourism, Dr Wykeham McNeill....
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Llandilo Phases 5 and 6 get electricity

Electricity has been supplied to more than 60 houses at Llandilo Phases 5 and 6 in Savanna-la-Mar, Westmoreland....
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