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Published:Wednesday | August 22, 2018 | 12:34 PMOkoye Henry

Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says local craft vendors should have no fear about the future as they will be protected under the new Tourism Workers Pension Scheme, which is slated to come on stream. According to Bartlett, the long-awaited...

Published:Sunday | July 22, 2018 | 12:41 AMOkoye Henry

  Reggae artiste Fanton Mojah, brought the message of unity to the people of Montego Bay while performing on Festival Night 2 of Reggae Sumfest 2018. The 'Mama Hungry' entertainer expressed his discontent...

Published:Monday | January 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMOkoye Henry

Olivia Grange, minister of culture, gender, entertainment and sport, is seeking to put at ease the minds of Maroon descendants of Accompong,St Elizabeth, by announcing that the Cockpit Country will be labelled a UNESCO World Heritage Site.Grange...

Published:Thursday | October 26, 2017 | 12:00 AMOkoye Henry

Western Bureau:As they have been doing for the past three years, the charity group Jamaican Madhouse last week fed some 2,033 homeless and underprivileged persons across all 14 parishes as part of its ambitious mandate to draw attention to the...

Published:Tuesday | October 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMOkoye Henry

Oshane Archibald and Karlene Blagrove both dominated their respective 10K Run challenge at Sunday's JN Foundation Heroes in Action Run/Walk 2017 in Falmouth, Trelawny, that had well over 1,600 people locally and abroad participating in solidarity...

Published:Wednesday | June 7, 2017 | 3:23 PMOkoye Henry

Four people were shot and killed this morning by gunmen who went on a rampage in the neighbouring communities of Barrett Town and Barrett Hall in St James. Those killed have been identified as 57-year-old Doreen Brown, her 24-year-old son Wade...

Published:Monday | March 20, 2017 | 11:18 PMOkoye Henry

The Area One Police will be staging a major concert in Montego Bay, in an effort to strengthen police community relations in western Jamaica.The event, which is to be held to mark the 150th anniversary of the Jamaica Constabulary Force, is scheduled...

Published:Tuesday | December 27, 2016 | 12:44 AMOkoye Henry

Children who reside at the Mustard Seed Communities' children's home in Adelphi, St James, were recently showered with Christmas treats. Banker Janet Richards, in partnership with the Usain Bolt Foundation (UBF), led the philanthropic...

Published:Monday | November 28, 2016 | 2:16 PMOkoye Henry

"Too much handout and no development," were the words of voter Pete Stewart of Savanna la Mar in Westmoreland, who is hoping for a change of local government representation after years of rule under the People's National Party (PNP)....

Published:Monday | November 28, 2016 | 12:45 PMOkoye Henry

Seventy-seven-year-old Elsie Owens was steadily assisted to the polling station at the Petersfield High School in Westmoreland this morning to cast her vote for the People’s National Party (PNP), in hopes that the effort will lead to her long-held dream of finally owning a land title.

Published:Tuesday | November 1, 2016 | 12:20 AMOkoye Henry

The Herbert Morrison Technical High School in Montego Bay, became the beneficiaries of a new set of musical instruments, after for copping second place in the 2016 staging of the Jamaica Best School Band Competition. The items were handed over by...

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