Published:Wednesday | February 11, 2015 | 9:52 PMMark Titus
WESTERN BUREAU:Despite the fact that St James topped the national homicide count last year and has featured prominently in the spate of crimes that swept the island last month, commanding officer in charge of Area One, Assistant Commissioner of Police Paul Ferguson, is confident the police-public partnership now being employed can restore order in the hot spots within the parish.
Published:Tuesday | February 10, 2015 | 5:14 PMMark Titus
WESTERN BUREAU:While Tourism Minister Dr Wykeham McNeill believes that the one per cent growth in cruise-ship arrivals recorded by Montego Bay in 2014 is "better than no increase at all", business interests in the western city are bitterly disappointed.
Published:Thursday | February 5, 2015 | 5:57 PMMark Titus
The critical need for additional housing stock in western Jamaica is poised to be addressed shortly as government has announced an ambitious plan to construct some 1,429 homes in the region in the next financial year.
Published:Monday | February 2, 2015 | 4:21 PMMark Titus
DELROY ARMSTRONG, the senior assistant to Hong Han, chairman and acting CEO of the Chinese-owned Pan Caribbean Sugar Company (PCSC), has said local farmers are the ones most likely to be affected by last weekend's burning of approximately 1,650 acres of cane, valued at over $200 million, by arsonists in Westmoreland.