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Published:Thursday | October 15, 2015 | 12:00 AMOkoye Henry

Western Bureau:While Montego Bay in St James looks set to play second fiddle to Falmouth, Trelawny, as the island's cruise-ship destination of choice for the foreseeable future, a call has been made for the city's port to reinvent itself by becoming...

Published:Thursday | October 15, 2015 | 12:00 AMOkoye Henry

Western Bureau:How CAN Jamaica tackle the cultural mindset that the lottery scam is a good thing? That was one of the issues that came up for discussion during a recent Gleaner Editors' Forum, in Montego Bay, St James.While the many challenges posed...

Published:Tuesday | October 13, 2015 | 12:01 AMOkoye Henry

The political representatives, who will be vying to represent the residents of the Blue Hole district in Montpelier, St James, could face a tough task convincing them to vote, as angered by the poor state of the infrastructure in their community,...

Published:Tuesday | October 13, 2015 | 12:00 AMOkoye Henry

It is unthinkable for one to talk about barbering in Montego Bay, St James without saying the name Neville Gilchrist who at age 71 he is the elder statesman of the profession in the western city.Gilchrist, who operates in one of the city's oldest...

Published:Tuesday | October 6, 2015 | 12:00 AMOkoye Henry

Residents of Latium district in St James are hopping mad at their member of parliament (MP), Edmund Bartlett, whom they are blaming for the slow pace of the reconstruction work on the bridge, which leads into their community.Since the bridge was...

Published:Saturday | September 26, 2015 | 12:00 AMOkoye Henry

Western Bureau:Broadway are already looking to become the next powerhouse in Division Two of the Charley's JB Overproof Rum Western Jamaica Domino competition, after stopping Peace and Love 300-291 in a tough clash on Sunday.Broadway led by a...

Published:Friday | September 25, 2015 | 12:07 AMOkoye Henry

  Western Bureau: Anglers will this evening hang up their fishing rods after three days at sea as the curtain will come down on the 54th staging of the Montego Bay International Marlin Tournament on at the Montego Bay Yacht Club. The popular...

Published:Saturday | September 19, 2015 | 12:00 AMOkoye Henry

IN YET another bold move to align itself to problem-plagued communities in St James, the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) on Wednesday renewed its scholarship grants for two students from one of the parish's crime hot spots, the community of...

Published:Saturday | September 19, 2015 | 12:00 AMOkoye Henry

THE QUICK-Response Unit of the St James Police Division has been boosted with the addition of eight new motorcycles recently deployed to the parish by the Police High Command.In addition, a bicycle patrol team will be riding out in the division by...

Published:Saturday | September 19, 2015 | 12:00 AMOkoye Henry

Western Bureau:Teams in all three zones of the Charley's JB Overproof Rum-sponsored Western Jamaica Domino competition are gearing up for another round of high-quality games this weekend.Premier League defending champions Strike Force will be aiming...

Published:Thursday | September 17, 2015 | 12:00 AMOkoye Henry

WESTERN BUREAU:Over 40 boats are now fine-tuning their preparation for the 2015 Montego Bay International Marlin Tournament, which will unfold at the Montego Bay Yacht Club in St James between September 21 and 26.The popular international tournament...

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