Wed | Feb 22, 2017

Western Focus

Residents of Blenheim in Hanover say that bad roads, water shortage, and a lack of employment opportunities are squeezing the lifeblood out of the community and its sister districts, Richmond and Cacoon.One resident of Blenheim, who gave her name as...

Seventy-six-year-old Blenheim resident Aston Buchanan says that he is gravely disappointed that the economic benefits that the Bustamante Heritage Site and the district's 17-year-old community centre were expected to bring to the area have not...

Ray Kerr, farmer - Clifton:"It is not really affecting us that bad, from a farming standpoint, because some areas get a lot of heavy dew, and we also get a slight drizzle at times."...

Simonese Coleman - Falmouth, Trelawny:"In five years, I am looking to see a brand new town. Since the opening of the pier, there has been continuous development, hence, there is no doubt in my mind...

The Jewish community in Jamaica says that it is prepared to join in the fight against crime by bringing youth closer to God through the introduction of its doctrine to schools across the country.Rabbi Yaakov Raskin, co-director of Chabad of Jamaica...

It infuriates me when an adult male, raised by a woman, is solely reliant on others for his feeding and care. Again, cooking and washing skills did not come encoded in the female DNA unless there is new research to which I haven't been privy. As...

The New York chapter of the Rusea's Old Students Association (ROSA) recently donated an automated external defibrillator (AED) to the 240-year-old Rusea's High School in Lucea, Hanover.The presentation of the equipment took place at Campus I at...

The breakdown of community structures such as youth clubs, citizens' associations, and other community-based social organisations, and the absence of community centres is among the root causes of the mushrooming social problems in the parish, some...

It would appear that the spate of murders over the past year in Hanover is causing many Hanoverians living overseas to shy away from visiting the parish as is customary during the holiday periods.According to originator of the Steve 'Shorty' Malcolm...

President of the Hanover Parish Development Committee (HPDC) Cleveland Wright says that community structures have broken down in the parish because there are few if any Hanoverians in leadership positions in any of the key government departments and...
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