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‘Sabotage’ at garbage dump

Allegations of workers sabotaging the National Solid Waste Management Authority’s operations in western Jamaica, surfaced at the recent regular monthly meeting of the St. James Parish Council.
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First lotto scam conviction

The Lottery Scam Taskforce secured its first conviction in the Circuit Court on Monday after a man, who was arrested on December 28, 2013 for Breaches of the Law Reform (Fraudulent Transactions) (Special Provisions) Act 2013, pleaded guilty. ...
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$80m upgrade for East Westmoreland water supply

The Government has signed two contracts totaling $80m and broken ground for the upgrading of the potable water distribution system in Eastern Westmoreland. One contract, valuing...
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RAMI is a ‘robber’ - Council slaps JPS’s ‘ram goat system’

The Jamaica Public Service (JPS) is said to be robbing customers even as it moves to thwart the theft of electricity, particularly in a number of inner-city St. James communities....
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SUICIDE IN ORANGE

Fifty-two year-old truck driver Michael Brown is suspected to have committed suicide at his home Wednesday morning in Kirkpatrick, Orange district in St. James. ...
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TANK WELD ASSISTS ST. VINCENT

A Tank Weld vessel with a supply of building material valued at US$1.6 million on concessionary terms will leave the company’s Port Rio Bueno this...
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CDA opens new home for girls

The Child Development Agency (CDA) officially opened the My Father’s House Residential Child Care facility in Reading, St. James, last Friday, January 3....
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Improving efficiency of public sector

The Government has reiterated its commitment to improving the efficiency, quality and cost effectiveness of the public sector....
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Muschett, CC in last four

The finalists in the ISSA/KFC Schools Basketball League will be decided next week Wednesday with the playing of the two semi finals....
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TEF donates 15 vehicles to the police

The government’s efforts at tackling the ever increasing crime problem have been bolstered with the presentation of 15 vehicles to the Jamaica Constabulary Force by the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF)....
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Johns Hall project finally completed

Just in time for Christmas, the infrastructural development of the Johns Hall main road is finally completed. This is according to Project Engineer Courtney Shaw, who reported the conclusion of the project recently. ...
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Refurbished Sav hospital wards reopen

The male and female wards of the Savanna-la-mar Hospital in Westmoreland, have been refurbished by the Ministry of Health. The facilities were officially re-opened on December...
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JTB to expand in BRIC countries for 2014

The Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) will be expanding its marketing campaign in the BRIC countries for 2014, which include Brazil, Russia, India and China and by extension South Africa. ...
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MOBAY GETS SECOND SWEDISH FLIGHT

Jamaica welcomed its second direct flight from the Scandinavian region of Stockholm in Sweden, with an almost 100 per cent passenger load in less than a month....
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Local management plan for Cockpit Country

After years of consultation and scientific research, the Local Management Plan for the Cockpit Country Forest Reserve was officially launched recently at the Lowe River United Church Hall in South Trelawny....
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St. James Police to boost numbers on the streets for Christmas

The St. James Police will be increasing its presence on the streets to ensure the safety of citizens, as they go about their various activities during the busy Christmas season....
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Criminals must not hold us at ransom -Parkins

A special police team headed by an inspector, has been formed to investigate the shooting death of five persons in the North Gully and Norwood areas of St. James on Wednesday and bring the perpetrators to justice....
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MOBAY VENDORS GET REPRIEVE - St. James Parish Council grants permission for Grand Market street activities

The St. James Parish Council will reintroduce its Grand Market Street Vending Programme on Tuesday, December 24, 2013, along St. James Street in downtown Montego Bay....
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BILL EXPRESS SERVICES NOW AVAILABLE AT 39 POST OFFICES

Jamaicans can now access Bill Express services at 39 post offices across the island, through a partnership between Jamaica Post and GraceKennedy Money Service (GKMS)....
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Historic sitting of Appeal Court in Lucea

History was created in the town of Lucea Hanover, on December 9, with the start of a week-long sitting of the Court of Appeal....
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