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Published:Sunday | April 19, 2015 | 12:00 AMKarrie Williams

WESTERN BUREAU: Sharon Feanny welcomed her 50th birthday in spectacular fashion at Jakes Hotel in Treasure Beach, St Elizabeth, last Friday (April 10) surrounded by approximately 100 of her closest friends and family members.Feanny...

Published:Sunday | April 12, 2015 | 12:00 AMKarrie Williams

WESTERN BUREAU:When renowned physician Dr Gabriel C. Ukala first began keeping a diary of his rounds on the hospital ward, he had no idea that his writings would one day manifest into a leading medical text -...

Published:Saturday | April 11, 2015 | 12:00 AMKarrie Williams

WESTERN BUREAU:The Grange Hill High School, in Westmoreland, is reporting a significant reduction in absenteeism due largely to the success of the institution's lunch programme, which provides complimentary hot meals to the most marginalised of its...

Published:Thursday | April 9, 2015 | 12:00 AMKarrie Williams

WESTERN BUREAU:Food lovers who are looking to conquer their bucket list should certainly start with a visit to the Three Palms restaurant at Hilton Rose Hall, Resort and Spa, where a dining experience like no other awaits.Last Tuesday night, the...

Published:Sunday | April 5, 2015 | 12:00 AMKarrie Williams

Giuseppe Maffessanti, proprietor of western Jamaica's premier building construction and architectural firm Maffessanti Brothers Limited, and his daughter, Nancy, were installed as the newest pro chancellors of the International University of the...

Published:Thursday | April 2, 2015 | 11:30 PMKarrie Williams

WESTERN BUREAU: Curio - A Collection by Hilton, is the latest world-wide hospitality brand, to embrace Jamaica’s tourism product. Last Tuesday night, they announced their arrival in spectacular fashion at a cocktail reception, held at the...

Published:Wednesday | March 25, 2015 | 12:00 AMKarrie Williams

A total of 10 spa therapy professionals recently graduated with their diploma in holistic massage from the Ocho Rios-based, Personal Body Health Care (PBHC) Clinic and School of Holistic Therapies, becoming the school's first ever graduating class....

Published:Wednesday | March 25, 2015 | 12:00 AMKarrie Williams

Like so many others, Lamar Taylor grew up not quite knowing what he wanted to pursue as a life-long career. But once he started working in water sports, he knew immediately, that he had found his calling.Now, an accomplished boat captain employed to...

Published:Saturday | March 21, 2015 | 12:00 AMKarrie Williams

WESTERN BUREAU:The Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) took its islandwide Parish Connection Series to the Grange Hill High School in Westmoreland last week Wednesday for a fun-filled day of giveaways and educational lectures.The purpose of the...

Published:Saturday | March 21, 2015 | 12:00 AMKarrie Williams

WESTERN BUREAU:Craft vendors operating in the town of Falmouth, Trelawny, are expressing much unhappiness with the Trelawny Parish Council and other state agencies, who they say have abandoned them after making numerous promises to help them.Chief...

Published:Monday | March 16, 2015 | 12:00 AMKarrie Williams

Steeped with ambition and motivation and blessed with unbelievable self-belief, Odetta Rockhead, vice-president of the globally renowned Sutherland Global Services, is highly revered as one of the big success stories of the local business process outsourcing (BPO) sector.

Published:Saturday | March 14, 2015 | 12:00 AMKarrie Williams

WESTERN BUREAU:When Hannif Hosang began speaking as an 11-month-old baby, according to his mother, the first word he uttered from his lips was football. That, indeed, was fate in the making, as currently, he is the top under-15 goal-scorer for the...

Published:Friday | March 13, 2015 | 12:00 AMKarrie Williams

WESTERN BUREAU:The usually calm Whitter Village in Ironshore, Montego Bay, St James came alive on Wednesday night as the annual Brit Jam party series began.Though only a small turnout of patrons attended the Spring Rave opening night of the weeklong...

Published:Wednesday | March 11, 2015 | 12:00 AMKarrie Williams

The Half Moon resort in Montego Bay recently boosted its corporate social responsibility efforts, hosting a blood donation drive, with several staff members participating in the life-saving initiative.The all-day event was staged last Thursday at...

Published:Wednesday | March 11, 2015 | 12:00 AMKarrie Williams

When Mexican adventurer Abraham Levy departed Spain for Mexico in his row boat; a stopover in Jamaica was not a part of his plans, but as fate would have it, strong winds propelled him to the shores of Belmont in Westmoreland, where he spent two...

Published:Monday | March 9, 2015 | 12:00 AMKarrie Williams

Pay close attention gentlemen: Lady Rosa* is a master seductress and she's on a mission to help you unleash your wildest sexual desires. However, be prepared, if you fail to abide by her instructions, you will be firmly whipped into submission. Rosa...

Published:Saturday | March 7, 2015 | 12:00 AMKarrie Williams

WESTERN BUREAU: Custos of Trelawny Paul Muschett has joined the list of stakeholders in western Jamaica, who are decrying the current conditions of Falmouth as unsanitary, and who are calling for a complete clean-up of the town. "The truth is that...

Published:Friday | March 6, 2015 | 11:02 PMKarrie Williams

WESTERN BUREAU: When Hannif Hosang began speaking at 11 months old, the first word he uttered, according to his mother, was 'football'. That, indeed, was fate in the making as currently, he is the top under-15 goalscorer for the parish of Trelawny. Now 12...

Published:Thursday | March 5, 2015 | 12:00 AMKarrie Williams

WESTERN BUREAU: Have you been keeping up with your heath resolutions for 2015? For those who might be struggling, incorporating a smoothie in your daily diet could prove the turnaround you need for a healthier life! In the city of Montego Bay,...

Published:Saturday | February 28, 2015 | 11:01 PMKarrie Williams

WESTERN BUREAU:HE IS the toast of parties, gracing the lips of wine lovers across the globe with his exquisite tasting French-made rosÈs. But unless you know Sacha Lichine personally, you would never guess his...

Published:Saturday | February 28, 2015 | 12:00 AMKarrie Williams

WESTERN BUREAU:Despite hosting the world's largest cruise liners, with an estimated 12,000 visitors weekly, and being home to a rapidly growing local population, the town of Falmouth is unable to offer adequate emergency medical services, as the...

Published:Saturday | February 28, 2015 | 12:00 AMKarrie Williams

WESTERN BUREAU:The Kiwanis Club of Freeport, Montego Bay, in association with the National Blood Bank and the Mobile Blood Donation Unit, launched the Western leg of an all-island blood collection drive, at the MegaMart car park in Montego Bay, last...

Published:Thursday | February 26, 2015 | 12:00 AMKarrie Williams

WESTERN BUREAU:The only thing that beats the smell of delicious food aromas is enjoying them everywhere you go. Such was the case at the Rainforest Seafoods Festival, which brought out food lovers in their thousands to eyeball, devour and savour!...

Published:Wednesday | February 25, 2015 | 12:00 AMKarrie Williams

Amid growing concern over the diversion of millions of tourism dollars from the cruise shipping town of Falmouth, Trelawny, to other resort areas; stakeholders are renewing calls for an urgent expansion of the town to facilitate improved commercial...

Published:Saturday | February 21, 2015 | 12:00 AMKarrie Williams

The annual Rainforest Seafood Festival keeps getting better.Last week Wednesday, the event had yet another successful staging. Thousands of patrons converged at its home grounds, the Catherine Hall Entertainment Centre in Montego Bay.The festival...

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