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Published:Saturday | April 21, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Circumcision is an old practice that has been getting some new attention.

Published:Saturday | April 21, 2012 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU:Barrington Bucknor of St James, accused of killing another man during a tenancy dispute, is scheduled to return to court in May as the prosecution's case file is still incomplete.

Published:Saturday | April 21, 2012 | 12:00 AM
Published:Saturday | April 21, 2012 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU:The Flanker Peace and Justice Centre in Montego Bay, St James, has been positively impacting lives in the inner city community since it was established in 2002 by the Dispute Resolution Foundation, through funding from the Canadian International Development Agency.

Published:Saturday | April 21, 2012 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU:A mother is desperate to get help for her seven-year-old son, who has been showing signs of behavioural problems since he was shot by gunmen four years ago.

Published:Saturday | April 21, 2012 | 12:00 AM

SANDY BAY, Hanover:The Tryall Club will play host to the opening reception on April 23 for 'An Image of Jamaica 1891' exhibition, which features photographs by Valentine & Sons of Dundee, Scotland, and wooden sculptures by Clifford...

Published:Saturday | April 21, 2012 | 12:00 AM

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Published:Saturday | April 21, 2012 | 12:00 AM

ORANGE HILL, Westmoreland:Scores of mourners, headed by Tourism and Entertainment Minister Dr Wykeham McNeill and mayor of Savanna-la-Mar Bertel Moore, crammed into the Wesleyan Holiness Church, Orange Hill, Westmoreland, last Saturday to pay respects to Lucille Lydia Daley.

Published:Saturday | April 21, 2012 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU:Barclays Street in Savanna-la-Mar was the venue for the consecration service for two bishops of the Holiness Born Again Church (HBAC) on April 14.The new bishops - Dr Evan O.

Published:Saturday | April 21, 2012 | 12:00 AM

SAVANNA-LA-MAR, Westmoreland:The Rotary Club of Savanna-la-Mar through a donation from Hi-Lo Food Stores handed over books to 26 schools in Westmoreland as part of an outreach programme.

Published:Saturday | April 21, 2012 | 12:00 AM

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Published:Saturday | April 21, 2012 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU:Katrina Grant, Miss Jamaica Festival Queen 2008, has proven that she is as ambitious and philanthropic as she is beautiful.

Published:Saturday | April 14, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Mayor of Savanna-la-Mar Bertel Moore has identified the erection of a central sewerage system, the construction of a municipal building, and a dry dock for ship repairs as chief among the town's development plan.

Published:Saturday | April 14, 2012 | 12:00 AM

An 18-year-old Montego Bay woman will have a social enquiry report prepared for her to determine her sentence on May 11 after being arrested for five pounds of ganja.

Published:Saturday | April 14, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Teachers of Belmont Academy in Westmoreland were at the Savanna-la-Mar Infirmary last week where they handed out care packages to residents.

Published:Saturday | April 14, 2012 | 12:00 AM

A total of $50,000 was handed over to two groups and an individual from funds garnered through the 2012 staging of the Miss Townhead Talent and Awareness Pageant.

Published:Saturday | April 14, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Linette Williams-Martin, senior superintendent of police for St James, greets Justice Courtney Daye during the opening of the St James Circuit Court's Easter sitting in Montego Bay on Wednesday. Thirty-six cases were listed for this sitting, which included 21 for sexual offences, and nine for murders.

Published:Saturday | April 14, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Agriculture Minister Roger Clarke pets a Jamaica Red Poll during a tour of the Montpelier Agricultural, Industrial and Food Show in St James on Easter Monday.

Published:Saturday | April 14, 2012 | 12:00 AM

The case of a St James woman, who allegedly harboured an escaped murder accused on her premises, has been adjourned until May 24 as the police statement is still outstanding from the court's file.

Published:Saturday | April 14, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Savanna-la-Mar, the capital city of Westmoreland, is steeped in history and pre-dates Jamaica's discovery by Christopher Columbus in the late 1400s.

Published:Saturday | April 14, 2012 | 12:00 AM

The name 'Mr Universe' is well known throughout Jamaica, but for Ted Brown of Westmoreland, this title, by which he is popularly known, did not become popular overnight.

Published:Saturday | April 14, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Street people in the town of Savanna-la-Mar were on Good Friday treated to a meal of bun, cheese, and drink by Patrick Miller, who was conducting the exercise for the second year.

Published:Saturday | April 7, 2012 | 12:00 AM

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Published:Saturday | April 7, 2012 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU:From singing to make-up artistry, 18-year-old Jay-Ann Grant has found her true calling and has started an entrepreneurial effort dubbed 'Makeup by JayAnn'.

Published:Saturday | April 7, 2012 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU:A land feud that resulted in a father and son assaulting each other did not abate in time for the court hearing in the Montego Bay Resident Magistrate's Court on Monday.

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