Give us back our bridge

Stakeholders in Hanover have expressed concern that the farming community of Georgia, in the parish is still suffering due to the demolition of the Dundee Bridge, which connects the interior of the parish's two constituencies, more than five years ago.

PNP Region Six honours stalwarts

The People's National Party Region Six staged an awards banquet last Saturday at the RIU Montego Bay hotel in honour of four party stalwarts.

Water a 'pipe dream' for Hanover communities

Councillor of the Cauldwell Division in Hanover Anthony Walker says hundreds of households in his division are still without piped water due to what he says is the prohibitive cost of initial connection required by the National Water Commission (NWC).

UWI Western Jamaica Campus to offer Mandarin language programme

The University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, Western Jamaica Campus (WJC) has launched a Mandarin programme in association with The Confucius Institute at the UWI Mona campus in Kingston.

High prevalence of glaucoma a cause of concern

Dr Daniel Brown, head of delegation of United States-based I-Care Group Medical Mission, has expressed concern over the number of cases of glaucoma and cataract the group encountered in just one week in Jamaica.

Hotelier says garbage collection inadequate in Negril residential communities

Negril Resort Board member and proprietor of the Charela Inn Resort Daniel Grizzle says the National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) has been providing inadequate residential garbage collection services in favour of collections for commercial entities.

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Fresh Look models (from left) Britney Stone, Britania Barrett, Shannakay Senior, Davia Russell, Jodian McMayle and Kasheka James, pose for the camera at Red Stripe Shorts Circuit.

How safe are blood transfusions?

Blood transfusions are sometimes a controversial issue. In fact, there is at least one religious group which is totally opposed to it, even if it means dying. But how safe are they?

Man pleads guilty to hitting daughter

A St. James man, who admitted to beating his 15-year-old daughter with a stick because she disobeyed him, had his bail extended to November 28 when he appeared in the Montego Bay Resident Magistrate's Court on Tuesday.

Accused robber to stand trial on December 29

A St James man, who reportedly robbed a male complainant at knife point, will stand trial in the Montego Bay Resident Magistrate's Court on December 29, after being offered bail in the sum of $60,000 on Tuesday.

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