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Published:Tuesday | November 10, 2015 | 12:00 AMAdrian Frater

Paediatric care at the Savanna-la-Mar Public General Hospital in Westmoreland, got a major boost last week when the Issa Trust Foundation, in collaboration with US-based Heart to Heart Foundation, presented the institution with state-of-the art...

Published:Monday | November 9, 2015 | 11:10 PMAdrian Frater
Published:Thursday | November 5, 2015 | 12:00 AMAdrian Frater

Western Bureau:A one-year-old child and his father were shot and killed in Flamstead in deep rural St James on Tuesday night, leaving the community traumatised."This is a sad day for Flamstead ... . We know about farming and caring for our families...

Published:Tuesday | November 3, 2015 | 12:00 AMAdrian Frater

While there is no evidence to suggest that either the ruling People's National Party (PNP) or the opposition Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) subscribes to the view that 'where the west goes, the rest follows', both parties are now targeting the region...

Published:Monday | November 2, 2015 | 11:01 PMAdrian Frater
Published:Tuesday | October 27, 2015 | 12:01 AMAdrian Frater

Multibillion-dollar investments rolling in apaceDespite surrendering pride of place to Falmouth in cruise shipping, and the likelihood of a similar scenario when casino gaming becomes a reality, Montego Bay still appears to be well positioned for...

Published:Tuesday | October 27, 2015 | 12:01 AMAdrian Frater

The spotlight shone brightly on seven illustrious citizens of St James last Monday as they were all presented with the coveted Sam Sharpe Award as a part of the parish's 2015 National Heroes Day celebrations.Renowned music teacher Carl Matthews,...

Published:Monday | October 26, 2015 | 11:02 PMAdrian Frater
Published:Tuesday | October 20, 2015 | 12:00 AMAdrian Frater

As local stakeholders continue to seek innovative ways to improve the island's tourism offering, a giant step was made recently with the opening of the new multibillion-dollar state-of-the-art Hospiten Montego Bay medical facility, which appears to...

Published:Tuesday | October 20, 2015 | 12:00 AMAdrian Frater
Published:Monday | October 19, 2015 | 12:23 PMAdrian Frater

Western Bureau:While George 'GT' Taylor is probably best known as a top-flight disc jockey, when he is away from the media limelight, he is a true humanitarian at heart, providing high-quality service to the people of his hometown, Black River, in...

Published:Monday | October 19, 2015 | 12:00 AMAdrian Frater

WESTERN BUREAU:At a time when it seems volunteerism is becoming a dying art in Jamaica, one person who could be described as the perfect advert for its revitalisation is Carolette Virgo, a resident of Granville in St James, who has taken service to...

Published:Sunday | October 18, 2015 | 12:00 AMAdrian Frater

It is yet to be determined just how many of the more than 300 murders recorded in St James, Hanover and Westmoreland since the start of this year are linked to the lottery scam, but police intelligence indicate that a high per cent are related to...

Published:Wednesday | October 14, 2015 | 12:00 AMAdrian Frater

Western Bureau:Despite a strong police-military presence in Logwood, Hanover, the community where six persons were slaughtered gangland-style last Thursday night, some residents are still moving from the area out of fear that the killers might...

Published:Saturday | October 10, 2015 | 6:07 PMAdrian Frater

Thursday was a happy day for  63 year-old Lynette Bloomfield and her family as her beloved daughter, 36 year-old Kerry-Ann Bloomfield, who resides in the United States, had just arrived at the family home on vacation. Obviously waiting to...

Published:Saturday | October 10, 2015 | 1:47 AMAdrian Frater

WESTERN BUREAU: The criminal onslaught which has been plaguing Hanover took a twist on Thursday night when six members of one family were slaughtered gangland-style on Campbellton Road in the Logwood area of Green Island. Their home, a 10-...

Published:Wednesday | October 7, 2015 | 12:00 AMAdrian Frater

Twenty-six-year-old Asheigh Andrews of Perth, Australia, edged out Jamaica's Gillian Parague to win the prestigious 2015 Miss Global International title in a contest which was staged in the twin-island Republic of Trinidad and Tobago between...

Published:Tuesday | October 6, 2015 | 12:00 AMAdrian Frater

Cognisant of the view that the future belongs to the youth and also fully aware that the business process outsourcing (BPO) sector could play an important role in that future, special emphasis will be placed on offering employment options to...

Published:Monday | October 5, 2015 | 11:01 PMAdrian Frater

Ps. Could you insert an arrow to indicate the puddle, which stretches from wheel to wheel.

Published:Saturday | October 3, 2015 | 11:04 PMAdrian Frater
Published:Friday | October 2, 2015 | 12:00 AMAdrian Frater

Western Bureau:Attorney-at-law Ashley-Ann Foster was yesterday given the nod by People's National Party (PNP) delegates in Central St James to represent them in the pending general election, after she defeated fellow attorney Henry McCurdy 252-185...

Published:Tuesday | September 29, 2015 | 12:00 AMAdrian Frater

While the illicit lottery scam was hailed as the great panacea when it first came to the fore in 2006, leaving many districts in and around Montego Bay awash with cash, subsequent happenings have caused many, some of whom have even benefited, to be...

Published:Tuesday | September 29, 2015 | 12:00 AMAdrian Frater

Businessman Heroy Clarke, the Jamaica Labour Party's (JLP) candidate for Central St James, is blaming the parish's spike in crime on the failure of the authorities to properly fund social-intervention programmes so that they can become sustainable."...

Published:Sunday | September 27, 2015 | 12:00 AMAdrian Frater

Western Bureau:Businessman Evon Redman's push to become the People's National Party (PNP) standard-bearer in North East St Elizabeth, received a massive boost yesterday when the party's delegates in the constituency gave him a resounding endorsement....

Published:Saturday | September 26, 2015 | 12:00 AMAdrian Frater

MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT Lloyd B. Smith, who had called for the intervention of the People's National Party (PNP) hierarchy after the party's delegates in his Central St James constituency had rejected his bid to represent them in the impending general...

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