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Western Focus

Some residents in Hanover are contending that the parish has not been seeing the effects of a road maintenance initiative outlined by state minister for works in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Everald Warmington, in his 2016-2017...

The National Works Agency (NWA) was created as an executive agency under the Ministry of Transport Works and Housing in 2001 and given the responsibility of implementing capital projects for road rehabilitation and construction islandwide. The...

Delroy Buchanan, Blenheim:"The road is in a deplorable condition... little more is only donkey alone can travel through."Ray Kerr, Clifton:"It is terrible. It is in a very deplorable state. From either way - from Riley to Askenish on the west and on...

The National Works Agency (NWA) is undertaking a multimillion-dollar Hot Mix Patching Programme along several roadways in the parish of Trelawny.According to Community Relations Officer for the NWA's Western Region Janel Ricketts the programme...

Do you remember being told as a child that nothing bigger than your elbow should be inserted into your ear canal? Of course, it was with the understanding that this was impossible and was really a way to discourage the practice of ear cleaning. So...

The Hanover Parish Library Network recently staged its Basic Computer Training graduation ceremony for just over 25 community members from Lucea and its environs, at its headquarters at Watson Taylor Drive in Lucea.The programme saw the participants...

WESTERN BUREAU:Although five years have passed since Member of Parliament for East Central St James, Edmund Bartlett announced plans to develop the community of Dumfries into a satellite town, the area remains stagnant with no development in sight....

WESTERN BUREAU:Several publications, including Vision 2030, Jamaica's National Plan for Sustainable Development which was spearheaded by the Planning Institute of Jamaica, have stated that urban and rural development physical planning approaches...

:Prime Minister Andrew Holness, May 2016:"We have to build houses for the young graduates coming up. We have to build houses to replace...

Take a second and try this little experiment with me. Imagine a lemon. Hold it in your mind. See how yellow it is. Smell its aroma. Now cut it in half with a knife and sink your teeth into one half. Taste the strong sour flavor. What happened to you...
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