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Stories by Janet Silvera - Senior Gleaner Writer

Published:Sunday | May 19, 2019 | 12:40 AMJanet Silvera - Senior Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: There is a climate of mistrust brewing between shareholders of the Port Royal Development Company Limited (PRDCL) and the Government over the proposed development of Port Royal as a resort town. The growing imbroglio stems from what...

Published:Sunday | May 12, 2019 | 12:25 AMJanet Silvera - Senior Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: Karen Smith is from a musical family. Her mother Barbara plays the organ, and has been the organist at the St James Parish Church for over 30 years. Her 24-year-old daughter Courtni Jackson is studying music performance in jazz and...

Published:Sunday | April 28, 2019 | 12:05 AMJanet Silvera - Senior Gleaner Writer

A crisp, fruity, and delicious Miraval Provence Rosé; a juicy Saldo Zinfandel; a light and easy, but bold Zaccagnini; and a big, delicious, heavy Franciscan Meritage were among the wines with which Uncorked West whetted appetites, recently....

Published:Sunday | April 14, 2019 | 12:42 AMJanet Silvera - Senior Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: There is heightened alert at the island’s airports and seaports owing to an outbreak of measles in the United States, Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton has said. Emphasising that the ministry was taking precautionary measures...

Published:Sunday | April 14, 2019 | 12:10 AMJanet Silvera - Senior Gleaner Writer

Montego Bay’s Tropical Bliss Beach was a flurry of activities on Sunday morning as Antidote Entertainment put on what could be described as ‘the breakfast of all breakfasts’, at the fourth staging of their fundraiser, dubbed Solar. There was food...

Published:Thursday | April 11, 2019 | 2:25 PMJanet Silvera - Senior Gleaner Writer

Tryall Club's Director of Club Operation, Richard Ferdinand, combined work with his recent birthday celebration at the Tryall Club. After an electrifying fashion show production at the Tryall’s 1834 Great House, with designers Keneea Linton and...

Published:Sunday | April 7, 2019 | 12:29 AMJanet Silvera - Senior Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: As droves of prostitutes relocate from Portmore’s Back Road in St Catherine to Montego Bay’s Hip Strip, a number of the resort town’s business operators are calling for the regularisation of the illegal trade. The hookers have...

Published:Sunday | March 31, 2019 | 12:05 AMJanet Silvera - Senior Gleaner Writer

What started as a riverside party 43 years ago, has blossomed into a seaside affair that can easily be tagged a diaspora soiree on Robin’s Bay in St Mary. Last Saturday, the trek continued, and St Mary was richer for the hundreds who invaded their...

Published:Sunday | March 24, 2019 | 12:19 AMJanet Silvera - Senior Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: Uncertain whether his family was dead or alive for a month after the passing of Hurricane Maria, which devastated Dominica in 2017, Malcolm Brewster, medical student at the University of the West Indies, Mona, is again at a...

Published:Sunday | March 24, 2019 | 12:07 AMJanet Silvera - Senior Gleaner Writer

Fifty years Five decades 600 months 2,609 weeks 18,263 days 438,321 Hours 1.57 million seconds … The end result, one of Montego Bay’s most successful entrepreneurs, Conrad Allen. For the father of four and owner of Cover Me Up Events Ltd, age is...

Published:Sunday | March 17, 2019 | 12:07 AMJanet Silvera - Senior Gleaner Writer

A duet by Hyatt Ziva & Zilara’s Julianne McIntosh and Antoniel Lewis had the women who turned out for the Sarah’s Children Women of Courage luncheon last Thursday at the S Hotel in Montego Bay mesmerised...

Published:Sunday | March 10, 2019 | 12:22 AMJanet Silvera - Senior Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: Canadian and Jamaican investors are teaming up to plough in up to US$3 million (J$380 million) into the set-up of a major medical cannabis operation in the rural community of Industry, St James, near the border with Trelawny. They...

Published:Sunday | March 3, 2019 | 12:10 AMJanet Silvera - Senior Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: Jamaica is experiencing its biggest visitor arrival numbers in history, with January and February recording some 900,000 stopover and cruise ship passengers. Not only are the island’s hotels registering high occupancy levels,...

Published:Sunday | February 24, 2019 | 12:20 AMJanet Silvera - Senior Gleaner Writer

Pell River Primary, grade six student, Anthony Parkes, wishes his school had a playfield, because they do football training in the walkway during lunch; while Clifton Primary and Infant’s Oretha Gordon, wishes for complete fencing to keep out...

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