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TREASURE BEACH, St Elizabeth — Jakes Hotel and Jack Sprat Restaurant and Bar have become the first such operations in Jamaica's tourism sector to have all staff vaccinated against COVID-19, c hairman Jason Henzell told the Jamaica Observer...
Two men die on YS Falls main road
SANTA CRUZ, St Elizabeth – Two young men died and another is in hospital after a car in which they were travelling overturned on the YS Falls main road, close to the popular YS Falls attraction, about 10 miles north-west of Santa Cruz late Friday.
$4-m support for students
MONTEGO BAY, St James — Courtnie Thompson, a third-year medical student of The University of the West Indies, is one step closer to achieving her dream of becoming a paediatrician.
PORT MARIA, St Mary — Although their patience is starting to wear thin, residents in this town are expressing confidence that the Government will deliver on its promise to build a new police facility here in the parish capital.More
PORT MARIA, St Mary — The Ministry of National Security has given assurance that the new police facility being planned for this seaside town will not be downsized, despite major changes to the proposed design.More
DUNCANS, Trelawny - Some 17 secondary school students who reside in Duncans and its environs were provided with funds totalling $150,000 by businessman Fabian Davis, who is also the People's National Party (PNP) councillor/caretaker for the Duncans...More
KENDAL, Hanover - Eleven outstanding Primary Exit Profile (PEP) students of Kendal Primary School in the parish Hanover were the recent beneficiaries of scholarships valued at roughly $750,000 from past students of the school.More
MONTEGO BAY, St James -In observation of this year's International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) Day, the youth-led Street People Liberation (SPL) Foundation's Eco Initiative embarked on a two-day operation to rid Montego Bay beaches of plastic waste.More
FALMOUTH, Trelawny - Custos rotulorum of Trelawny, Hugh Gentles, has announced plans for a justices of the peace (JPs) association for the parish.More
MONTEGO BAY, St James - Over the past few months, Sandals Resorts International (SRI) has made in-kind donations to several institutions in St James and the neighbouring parish of Hanover.More
MONTEGO BAY, St James — Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has announced that cruise shipping will fully return to Jamaican ports shortly and has implored craft vendors and other players who are complaining that they are being denied their share of the tourism pie to exercise...More
OCHO RIOS, St Ann — Minister of Local Government Desmond McKenzie said he is mulling the possibility of providing transportation for firefighters travelling home after long hours on the job, adding that his ministry intends to establish a roll of honour in memory of fallen members...More
MAY PEN, Clarendon — Farmers in Northern Clarendon are united in their call for a dedicated minister of agriculture following last week's resignation of the former minister Floyd Green. The farmers say the ministry, which is being touted as one of the industries to pull Jamaica out...More
JOHN'S HALL, St James — Scores of public transportation operators who service the route between Montego Bay and John's Hall in St James withdrew their service yesterday in protest over the deplorable state of the road and have threatened to escalate their demonstration by blocking...More
BOSTON, Portland — Euval Williams used to have sleepless nights whenever it rained. Not any more. Neighbours and police personnel from his community, aptly named Friendship, got together to replace the leaky roof of the visually impaired senior citizen's...More