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

WESTERN BUREAU:Following a successful album launch in Kingston, international reggae band Bonafide received a warm welcome in their hometown Montego Bay as they repeated the same feat as they did in Kingston.

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

It is like being caught between a rock and a hard place - literally and figuratively - when a woman contemplates whether to do a mammogram or not.

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

WESTERN BUREAU:George 'Fiji' Veikoso, one of Hawaii's popular musicians, has found a way to capitalise on the US$30 million a year music industry in the state through reggae.

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

MONTEGO BAY, St James:Noted Montego-based urologist, Dr Keith Wedderburn, has been honoured by Intas Pharmaceuticals Limited for distinguished service to Jamaica.

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

WESTERN BUREAU:If one were to look for a practical explanation of the saying 'A winning effort begins with preparation', one would not have to look past what is happening at the Grange Hill High School in Westmoreland.

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

WESTERN BUREAU:Pastor Benjamin Thomas of Montego Bay, St James, is anxiously seeking the public's help to locate his 17-year-old daughter, who has been missing since March 23.

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

WESTERN BUREAU:Residents are not sure if there is any religious connotation to the name of their community, but everyone beams with pride at the mention of the Mount Zion United Church, which...

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

WESTERN BUREAU:Jason Cummings, the new councillor for the Rose Hall division, and residents of Mount Zion in St James are combining efforts to repair pothole-riddled roadway leading to the community.

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

WESTERN BUREAU:Despite being faced with many challenges, it is clear that there is a strong community spirit in Mount Zion, St James, and most residents have no desire to live elsewhere.

Published:Saturday | March 31, 2012 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU:A young mother accused of attempting to dispose of her newborn child is to undergo a psychiatric evaluation before her next appearance in the Montego Bay Resident Magistrate's Court.

Published:Saturday | March 31, 2012 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU:A Montego Bay man escaped jail time for having counterfeit money in his possession, when he appeared before the court on Tuesday.

Published:Saturday | March 31, 2012 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU:After years of playing among the dead, youngsters in Stewart Town, Trelawny, are now calling on the authorities to follow through on a promise to provide them with a proper playing field, and are lamenting the lack of attention and job opportunities available in the area.

Published:Saturday | March 31, 2012 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU:The village of Stewart Town in Trelawny was founded in 1812.The town was named after James Stewart, the then custodian of the parish and the man who spearheaded its development, in response to rampant shortages of provision and lumber,...

Published:Saturday | March 31, 2012 | 12:00 AM

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Published:Saturday | March 31, 2012 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU:In a bid to help people manage stress and improve their mental and physical health, the Art of Living Foundation, through its Caribbean hub, recently staged a three-day course on wellness in Montego Bay.

Published:Saturday | March 31, 2012 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU:Residents of Stewart Town in Trelawny say they are tired of the inconsistent service they get from the National Water Commission (NWC) and are calling for steps to be taken to...

Published:Saturday | March 31, 2012 | 12:00 AM

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica:A Maroon Town, St James woman is the local winner of the Rémy Martin Weekend Getaway Experience, which will culminate today in a concert featuring Grammy-winning entertainer Sean Paul, at Sandals Grande Riviera Beach Resort in Ocho...

Published:Saturday | March 31, 2012 | 12:00 AM

They say you can't teach an old dog new tricks, but sometimes that old dog can do tricks of which you were not aware.

Published:Saturday | March 24, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Partygoers will tonight enjoy themselves when MuskENT stages the Appleton Uberblue party at Pier One in Montego Bay. "No other party event in the city offers the kind of entertainment persons experience when they attend Uberblue. From the decor, music, liquor, food to inclusive vibe we offer. It's beyond your ordinary entertainment...

Published:Saturday | March 24, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Born on August 27, 1915, Wilhen Daley has lived a full life and is hoping that the four years left to reach her 100th birthday will still find her in good health.

Published:Saturday | March 24, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Having had over nine decades of first-hand experience of life in Green Island, Hanover, Wilhen Daley has a most interesting perspective on the development of the rural town.

Published:Saturday | March 24, 2012 | 12:00 AM

There has been a lot of talk in modern times about equality of the sexes and women accessing certain privileges that men used to enjoy exclusively, but they don't want to look like men!

Published:Saturday | March 24, 2012 | 12:00 AM

In keeping with the town of Falmouth being designated a historic district by the Jamaica National Heritage Trust (JNHT), residents were sensitised on building regulations and construction guidelines on Tuesday.

Published:Saturday | March 24, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Transforming communities through old tyres is the mantra of Germany-born environmentalist and martial artist, Dennis Eckart, who uses old tyres to beautify inner-city communities and spread the message of peace in violence-plagued areas.

Published:Saturday | March 24, 2012 | 12:00 AM

The inaugural flight from St John's International Airport in Newfoundland, Canada by Sunwing Airlines arrived at the Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay to enthusiastic applause from those who witnessed the milestone event.

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