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Published:Monday | March 21, 2016 | 11:01 PMAdrian Frater
Published:Thursday | March 17, 2016 | 12:00 AMAdrian Frater

Western Bureau:As the local health authorities continue to seek out creative ways to bring help to persons battling chronic kidney disease, three persons are poised to get new kidneys this weekend via transplants at the Cornwall Regional Hospital (...

Published:Wednesday | March 16, 2016 | 12:00 AMAdrian Frater

Western Bureau:In reacting to claims that Chinese workers, who were brought into the island, were doing simple tasks on a multimillion-dollar hotel project in Negril, which Jamaican workers could easily handle, a Montego Bay-based contractor says...

Published:Tuesday | March 15, 2016 | 12:00 AMAdrian Frater

With three of its members of parliament (MP) in the newly formed Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) administration, critical stakeholders in Montego Bay are envisaging an immediate halt to the city's flagging sphere of influence as a premier...

Published:Tuesday | March 15, 2016 | 12:00 AMAdrian Frater

WESTERN BUREAU:It would appear that the questionable sand mining, which has outraged the Negril Chamber of Commerce and has seemingly left the National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) with much to explain, is not the only major issue at the...

Published:Monday | March 14, 2016 | 11:01 PMAdrian Frater
Published:Saturday | March 12, 2016 | 12:00 AMAdrian Frater

Western Bureau:Hugh Wildman, the attorney representing the Jamaica Labour Party's (JLP) Homer Davis in the magisterial recount of ballots cast in Southern St James in the recent general election, has filed for an injunction in the Supreme Court,...

Published:Friday | March 11, 2016 | 12:00 AMAdrian Frater

Western Bureau:While a month has elapsed since armed thugs traded gunfire at a Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) mass rally in Sam Sharpe Square, Montego Bay, the police's probe into the incident is still incomplete, though significant progress has been...

Published:Thursday | March 10, 2016 | 12:00 AMAdrian Frater

Western Bureau:Three men were murdered gangland-style in the Shanty Town section of Norwood in Montego Bay, St James, yesterday in what Senior Superintendent of Police Steve McGregor has described as yet another example of the senseless killings...

Published:Wednesday | March 9, 2016 | 2:46 PMAdrian Frater

A large contingent of police personnel is now in the shanty town section of Norwood, St James following a triple murder around 1 o' clock today. The details of the shooting are not immediately clear, but it is understood that the victims were...

Published:Tuesday | March 8, 2016 | 12:00 AMAdrian Frater
Published:Tuesday | March 1, 2016 | 12:00 AMAdrian Frater

Despite being declared a fallacy by at least one noted political analyst, the notion that 'where the west goes, the rest will follow' was again in evidence on Thursday night, as on its way to winning the 2016 general election, the Jamaica Labour...

Published:Sunday | February 28, 2016 | 12:00 AMAdrian Frater

The heavy rains that have been lashing sections of St James since last Friday afternoon resulted in significant flooding in several sections of downtown Montego Bay yesterday.Several houses in the newly constructed Port Bello Housing Scheme, near...

Published:Saturday | February 27, 2016 | 4:09 PMAdrian Frater, News Editor

Western Bureau: The heavy rains that have been lashing section of St James since late Friday afternoon resulted in significant flooding in several sections of downtown Montego Bay and has left several houses in the newly constructed Port Bello...

Published:Friday | February 26, 2016 | 12:33 AMAdrian Frater

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Published:Wednesday | February 24, 2016 | 12:00 AMAdrian Frater

Western Bureau:In seeking to make a mockery of the Jamaica Labour Party's (JLP) promise to bring prosperity to Jamaica should the party win tomorrow's general election, former prime minister and People's National Party (PNP) stalwart, P.J. Patterson...

Published:Monday | February 22, 2016 | 11:02 PMAdrian Frater

When voters in the county of Cornwall go to the polls for the 2016 general election on Thursday, six women with solid academic credentials four from the opposition Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) and two from the ruling People's National Party (PNP),...

Published:Monday | February 22, 2016 | 12:02 PMAdrian Frater, News Editor

Western Bureau: Voting for Election Day workers and members of the security forces has been progressing smoothly in western Jamaica except for isolated instances where persons have not found their names on the Voters' List where they were...

Published:Saturday | February 20, 2016 | 12:00 AMAdrian Frater

Senior Superintendent of Police Steve McGregor, the commanding officer for St James police division, says the police will be pulling out all the stops to ensure that this Sunday's People's National Party (PNP) mass meeting, which will be staged in...

Published:Tuesday | February 16, 2016 | 12:00 AMAdrian Frater

Had it not been for the shooting up of a Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) motorcade in Flanker, St James, nomination day 2016 would have been a joyful experience in western Jamaica based on fun, frolic and intrigue, which unfolded elsewhere.While the guns...

Published:Tuesday | February 16, 2016 | 12:00 AMAdrian Frater

With Nomination day 2016 now history, all eyes will be on February 25, when the nation will go to the polls to elect a new government. As is customary, the 15 constituencies in western Jamaica will be firmly under the microscope.While renowned...

Published:Tuesday | February 9, 2016 | 12:01 AMAdrian Frater

WESTERN BUREAU:While it had moments of brilliance in between protracted band changes and two high-profile 'no shows' at the end, Friday night's concert segment of the inaugural One Love Music Festival was somewhat disappointing.The closing set by...

Published:Tuesday | February 9, 2016 | 12:00 AMAdrian Frater

Opposition Leader eyes fixed election date, term limits for PM and referendum on CCJWestern Bureau:Should the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) emerge victorious in the upcoming general election, Opposition Leader Andrew Holness intends to make a number of...

Published:Thursday | February 4, 2016 | 12:00 AMAdrian Frater

Western Bureau:Meggie Top in Salt Spring, St James, is now a community in mourning as residents struggled to come to grips with Tuesday night's brutal murder of three residents who were slaughtered in a bar/nightclub by 10 marauding gangsters who...

Published:Monday | February 1, 2016 | 11:01 PMAdrian Frater

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