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Published:Thursday | May 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU:The Hanover Health Department is closely monitoring communities such as Cacoon Castle, Rock Spring and Woodsville in the western parish, after it was discovered that the districts have a very high prevalence of the aedes aegypti...

Published:Friday | May 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau:It appears that all is not well with water coming from the 23 minor water-supply systems scattered across the parish of Hanover. The Hanover Health Department has raised concerns about the quality of the water with the Hanover...

Published:Wednesday | May 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU:With public pressure mounting, the Hanover Municipal Corporation (HMC) has rescinded the approval that was granted for the construction of a cell tower on the grounds of Collective Solutions, the former Jockey Factory, in Sandy Bay,...

Published:Wednesday | May 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU:With complaints steadily growing from residents about the contamination of the sea in the vicinity of the Old Steamer section of Orchard Beach in Hopewell, Hanover, the National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) has been...

Published:Wednesday | April 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau:Lucea's mayor, Councillor Sheridan Samuels, says there is now a looming crisis in Hanover as the parish is steadily running out of space in both the municipal cemeteries and the supporting private family plots and this could create a...

Published:Wednesday | April 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU:Investors and workers in the ever -expanding local business process outsourcing (BPO) sector are being warned about the dangers of the evolving development of artificial intelligence (AI) within the scientific community and the...

Published:Tuesday | April 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau:Gloria Henry, president of the of the Business Process Industry Association of Jamaica (BPIAJ), says the inaugural staging of the two-day Symposium and Exposition, which explored the potential to expand the business process...

Published:Saturday | April 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau:Diane Edwards, president of Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO) has pointed to the lack of trained personnel to fill slots in middle and upper management as a major threat to the continued growth of the business process...

Published:Saturday | April 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau:Gloria Henry, president of the Business Process Industry Association of Jamaica (BPIAJ) has called for the establishment of a hotel to cater strictly to business persons who might not be interested in the fun, frolic and entertainment...

Published:Saturday | April 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau:It would appear that the Hanover Municipal Corporation (HMC) has given itself a self-inflicted black eye as news has surfaced that, contrary to established protocol, encroach-ment notices are being served without the requisite...

Published:Saturday | March 31, 2018 | 12:00 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau:Another five students of the Green Island High School in Hanover have found themselves in trouble with the law as they have been arrested and charged with malicious destruction of property and assault, resulting from an attack on...

Published:Wednesday | March 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

Western BureauHealth Minister Dr Christopher Tufton says he disagrees with the policy which is asking expectant mothers to pay for their health care up front and then claim refunds as, reportedly, is being suggested by an insurance company.With...

Published:Saturday | March 24, 2018 | 12:00 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau:Brighter days are on the horizon for the 36-year-old Type-2 health centre in Cascade, Hanover, as it was on Thursday officially adopted by the JA55 Charities Group, United Kingdom, under the Ministry of Health's Adopt-A-Clinic...

Published:Friday | March 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau:Lucea Mayor Sheridan Samuels says he has a plan of action to deal with the squatter problem in Hopewell, Hanover.Pointing out that squatting in the area started several years ago, Samuels said that his administration had initiated...

Published:Wednesday | March 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU:The top leadership of the Hanover Police division said based on their 2018 crime statistics to date, the parish is now seeing a downturn in major crimes in comparison to the corresponding period last year.In an address at a community...

Published:Thursday | March 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau:Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday outlined three areas of action, which he described as critical to combating hunger, food security, malnutrition, rural development, climate resilience and sustainable agriculture in the Latin...

Published:Thursday | March 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau:Director General of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) JosÈ Graziano da Silva has called for governments within Latin America and the Caribbean to take stock of what he described as the worrying situation of an increase in...

Published:Tuesday | March 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau:A cooperation agreement was signed by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) on yesterday's first day of the 35th Session of the FAO Regional Conference for Latin America and the Caribbean...

Published:Monday | March 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau:National Security Minister Robert Montague has apologised to residents of Hanover, including the parish's custos, for the chaotic traffic conditions they recently experienced at the St James-Hanover parish border. The congestion was...

Published:Thursday | February 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau :Despite the good intention behind its implementation, residents of Hanover are becoming increasingly frustrated with the police/military checkpoint which was established on the Hanover-St James border following the declaration of a...

Published:Wednesday | February 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau :Pedestrians in Ramble, Hanover, can now traverse the main road in that community under much safer conditions, thanks to the construction of a J$12.5 million sidewalk project in that community.The project, which was implemented...

Published:Monday | February 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau:With crime, violence and other security concerns keeping western Jamaica under the microscope, the Ministry of Justice, in collaboration with the Dispute Resolution Foundation (DRF), has embarked on a mediation training seminar for...

Published:Saturday | February 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau:The new-found confidence, which is making residents in Hanover increasingly comfortable in providing vital information to the police, is making life difficult for criminals in that parish as they no longer have the luxury of operating...

Published:Friday | February 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU:Residents of Smithfield, Cascade, and Flint River in eastern Hanover should soon have a much easier time traversing the roads in their communities, thanks to the approval of a $34-million road improvement project which is poised to...

Published:Friday | February 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau:The clearest signal yet that some of the alleged criminals fleeing the state of emergency in St James have slipped through the police-military dragnet and escaped into other western parishes was revealed during yesterday's monthly...

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