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GUN, AMMO SEIZURE

The Montego Bay police made a major gun and ammunition seizure in the Catherine Hall community last Friday, June 20.
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$1B water upgrade

The western parishes of St. James, Trelawny, Westmoreland and St. Elizabeth, are among 10 parishes to benefit from improved potable water supplies and waste water management services over the next two years, as the National Water Commission (NWC) undertakes infrastructure improvement projects valued at just over $1 billion....
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Arson, but extortion not ruled out

There is growing concern on the streets of Montego Bay, that a number of fires in the city over recent weeks are linked to extortion. But the police say there is no proof of that being the case....
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Improved water supply for Hanover

Several communities in Western Hanover, including properties in the hotel belt of Negril, are to benefit from a more reliable water supply system....
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$20m for Summer Work Programme

The Government will this summer spend $20 million on a number of employment initiatives, to benefit some 6,000 youth between the ages of 16 and...
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‘Mandatory pension system needed’ – Crawford

Minister of State in the Ministry of Tourism and Entertainment Damion Crawford, is proposing that a mandatory pension system be established in a bid to offset retirement expenses for Jamaicans....
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J-FLAG PUBLISHES BOOKLET ON LGBT ISSUES

 As part of its mantra to effect social change and provide Jamaicans with opportunities to learn and understand more about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender...
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Child Ambassadors join the fight

Nine newly-appointed Child Ambassadors who will act as peer counsellors and raise awareness about child abuse, were hailed as “exceptional leaders in the making” by telecommunications firm, LIME. Each member of the group of nine also received a mobile phone from LIME to carry out their peer counselling duties and to report cases of child abuse....
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Door opens to jobs in MoBay

Graduates of universities and colleges in Montego Bay have hopes of finding jobs this year, in technology, industry and commerce....
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Improved laundry facility at St. James Infirmary

Amenities at the St. James Infirmary have been greatly improved with the extension of the laundry area, by the Association of Sports Cultural Clubs of Caribbean Port Authorities (ASCCCPA). ...
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$M school fire

Damage estimated to be in the region of a staggering $17million left more than 100 students displaced on Wednesday, (June 4), after a section of the ‘Global Centre for Excellence’, formerly Undergrad, along Coke Avenue, (Brandon Hill) Montego Bay in St. James, went up in flames....
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More private health-care

The official opening of the Soe Htwe Medicare centre in Montego Bay, St. James on Sunday, June 1, brings to three the number of private health-care facilities, to have come on stream in the tourist resort town in as many weeks....
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Area One Police headquarters get assistance

The Area One Police will now have an improved headquarters to better watch over the city of Montego Bay, after benefitting from a $500,000 donation made by the Jamaica Ex-Police Association on Tuesday, June 3....
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TWIN BOYS LAID TO REST

Not even the heat and lack of space in the King’s Seventh Day Adventist Church in Mt. Salem, Montego Bay, could prevent scores of Jamaicans from attending the funeral service of twin boys Brayden and Brandon Jones on Sunday. ...
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GOV’T ALLOCATES NEARLY A BILLION DOLLARS

The Ministry of Tourism and Entertainment and its agencies, will be spending close to one billion dollars over the next three years to enable residents...
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Government pushing solar energy

Science, Technology, Energy, and Mining Minister, Phillip Paulwell, says the Government will be targeting the installation of renewable energy solutions in the island’s hotels....
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Ground broken for GWest

Montego Bay’s private health-care landscape has received another bold marker, with the construction of the US$15-million GWest Centre at the Fairview Commercial Park on the city’s south side....
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JA to chair UN Tourism Council

Tourism and Entertainment Minister, Dr. Wykeham McNeill, will assume Chairmanship of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Executive Council in September....
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TWINS TO BE BURIED SUNDAY - MP says blame game makes no sense

The government has announced that it will be assisting the family of deceased twin brothers Brayden and Brandon Jones....
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EMERGENCY ROAD AND DRAIN WORK FOR GREEN POND

State Minister in the Ministry of Transport Works and Housing Richard Azan has announced that emergency work is to done shortly sections of the Green Pond main road as well as a part of the North Gully at Capital Heights in Green Pond which were affected by heavy rain and floods on Monday, May 19, 2014. ...
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