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Published:Tuesday | December 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMAlbert Ferguson/ Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU:Bishop Conrad Pitkin, the custos of St James, says the people of the parish are grappling with fear and uncertainty as to what will happen when the ongoing state of public emergency (SOE) comes to an end on January 31, next year."We...

Published:Saturday | December 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMAlbert Ferguson/ Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU:The problematic issue of sexual attacks against visitors to the island, inside the walls of local hotels, again came to the fore recently when Asif Ahmad, the British high commissioner to Jamaica, said that British nationals,...

Published:Monday | November 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMAlbert Ferguson/ Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU:Organisers of the upcoming Montego Bay Mayor's Charity Ball, slated for Saturday, December 1, will be seeking to raise $7 million to be used to care for less fortunate children, senior citizens and the homeless in St James.The event,...

Published:Saturday | October 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMAlbert Ferguson/ Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU:Prime Minister Andrew Holness has issued a warning to the new homeowners at the Castlewood Housing Scheme in Granville, Trelawny, imploring them not to allow criminal dons to devalue the investment they have made in their dream homes...

Published:Monday | September 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMAlbert Ferguson/ Gleaner Writer

Minister of Local Government Desmond McKenzie says Montego Bay and other municipalities may soon directly elect their mayors."I believe, eventually, we will have to go that way, but it has to be done when a proper system is put in place," McKenzie...

Published:Saturday | September 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMAlbert Ferguson/ Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU:The Government has applied for a loan from the Exim Bank to build the Montego Bay, St James, perimeter road, commonly called the Montego Bay Bypass, for which construction is set to commence in the 2019-2020 financial year."We have...

Published:Tuesday | August 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMAlbert Ferguson/ Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU:Agriculture Minister Audley Shaw said if it comes to that, the Government is prepared to ban certain types of dogs from entering the country in order to protect Jamaicans from being attacked and killed by these animals."Before we are...

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