WESTERN BUREAU:The Negril Entertainment Association (NEA) has called for an inclusion of the use of decibel metres to measure sound levels in any proposed amendment to the Noise Abatement Act, as this is the key ingredient which will enable party promoters and non-partygoers to peacefully co-exist.
See the photos ...
WESTERN BUREAU:Jamaica's Noise Abatement Act was passed in 1997.
What can be done to ensure that party promoters and those seeking tranquility coexist peacefully?
WESTERN BUREAU:Madge Neil-Burnett, or 'Miss Pat' as she is affectionately known, is not your average managing director.
WESTERN BUREAU:Five aspiring and small business operators will be chosen from a group of 50 persons to receive grants from the HEART Trust/NTA to set up small business operations in the parish of St James.
We hear people make reference to 'brain food', which suggest that certain foods have a special impact on our brain function.
WESTERN BUREAU:A St James shopkeeper, who allegedly beat a man with an iron pipe and broke the man's hand during a confrontation over $500, was offered bail when he appeared before the Montego Bay Resident Magistrate's Court on Monday.
WESTERN BUREAU:A German woman, who attempted to export cocaine hidden in a handbag and a pair of shoes, was sentenced to one year imprisonment when she appeared in the Montego Bay Resident Magistrate's Court on Monday.K