Raising a stink - Public urination irks west's mayors

Western Jamaica's mayors say they are still grappling with the issue of persons, particularly men, using areas within the streets of their respective townships as makeshift urinals and causing offensive odours and public-health hazards.

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What can the authorities do to curb public urination in the town centres?

Public sanitary conveniences for a healthy environment

In recent times, some visitors to Jamaica have registered complaints on travel websites such as TripAdvisor and frommers.com that sanitary conveniences in Jamaica's towns are few and far between, or are not very clean.


SOCIAL FOCUSThese students of the Albion Primary and Junior High School in Montego Bay enjoy themselves at the Youth Day Jamaica 2015 event at the Dump Up Beach in Montego Bay last Saturday afternoon.Dance choreographer and contortionist, Motion, during...

Canada Youth Day rocks Montego Bay

Montego Bay played host to the Canadian Kids Play and Youth Outlook (KPYO) Youth Day family festival for young people involved in the visual and performing arts last Saturday.

Sasha-Gaye Dawson - Determined to succeed

Sasha-Gaye Dawson might still be in high school, but already, the 16-year-old has set a plan for her life, which is to achieve both academic and financial success.

Bounty Hall residentsto benefit from Food For The Poor initiative

Residents living in the farming community of Bounty Hall in Trelawny and its environs are anticipating fresh opportunities to change their lives after the launch of an agricultural initiative from Food For The Poor Jamaica (FFPJ) in collaboration with the Bounty Hall New Testament Church of God, recently.

Can faeces be used as treatment?

It is said that one man's garbage is another man's gold. What one person might consider as waste to be disposed of may be of use to another. But most of us never would imagine that the same applies to faeces.

Man charged with conning tourists offered bail

A St Mary man, who was arrested after he reportedly defrauded two tourists to whom he had offered services as a tour guide in Montego Bay, was offered bail when he appeared in the Montego Bay Resident Magistrate's Court on Monday.

Case against family accused in lotto scam moved to Circuit Court

Three St James family members, who were arrested during a police operation against the illicit lottery scam last October, had their case committed for hearing in the Circuit Court when they appeared in the Montego Bay Resident Magistrate's Court on Monday.

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