Montego Bay, Jamaica Newswire

Montego Bay, Jamaica Newswire

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  1. MBU get nodRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | Jamaica Observer

    Red Stripe Premier League champions Montego Bay United will host the Caribbean Football Union Club Championships first round Group C games between February 27 and March 6, at the Montego Bay Sports Complex, it was announced earlier this week. For the second year running MBU will host their first round group, and will welcome three other teams, Elite Sport Club of the Cayman Islands, Grenades FC of Antigua and Club Barcelona Atletico of The Dominican Republic, with only the winners advancing to the finals, scheduled to be played from May 13-21.

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  2. Should the fountain in Sam Sharpe Square be removed?Read the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | Jamaica Observer

    Last week the National Works Agency announced a raft of measures to ease the chronic traffic congestion in the resort city of Montego Bay. Included in the measures is the relocation of the decade's-old fountain to another section of the historic Sam Sharpe Square.

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  3. MoBay mayor says St James crime initiative bearing fruitRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | Jamaica Observer

    Chairman of the St James Municipal Corporation Homer Davis says the Government's decision to provide addition resources in a bid to put a lid on the high level of crime and violence in the parish is bearing fruit. "As a result of how the Government views the whole question of gang-related matters in St James, they have given additional resources, in terms of personnel and equipment, and that is now bearing fruit," Davis argued.

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  4. Leave the fountain aloneRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Jamaica Observer

    "The St James Parish Council plans to remove the fountain from Montego Bay's historic Sam Sharpe Square and replace it with a statue of the national hero after whom the square was named, a reliable source told the Jamaica Observer. "A statue of Sam Sharpe is currently located to one side of the over 100-year-old fountain that sits in the middle of St James Street.

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  5. Bartlett signs agreement for Jamaica to host UNWTO Conference in NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Gleaner

    Secretary General of the United Nations World Tourism Organization , Taleb Rifai shakes hands with Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett and Senior Vice-President at Chemonics International, Jeffrey Wuorinen, after the signing of the agreement. Jamaica will host the conference to commemorate the 2017 United Nations World Tourism Organization's International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development in November.

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  6. a Byron Leea s vision livesaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    JULIANNE LEE, director of Jamaica Carnival, said she is pleased with the increased number of groups emerging for this year's soca season. In addition to Jamaica Carnival, which returned last year after seven-year hiatus, and current front-runners Bacchanal Jamaica, newcomers Xodus and Xaymaca have entered the frame.

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  7. Southwest to add four new international routes from Fort Lauderdale on June 4Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    ... Cayman, Southwest plans to add nonstop service from Fort Lauderdale that same day to Cancun, Mexico; Montego Bay, Jamaica and Belize City, Belize, the airline announced earlier this month. Neither Grand Cayman nor Belize City is served nonstop from ...

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  8. Did Government expect to get prison free?Read the original story

    Yesterday | The Gleaner

    Jamaica's quest to have better prison conditions for the incarcerated is nearly 50 years old. It did not start with any memorandum of understanding with the ex-colonial master when David Cameron visited Jamaica in 2015.

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  9. Angels willing to invest in film but want big returnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Gleaner

    It shows that money, albeit at a relatively high cost, can flow towards the so-called creative industries, provided the entrepreneur offers a sound business plan. "There is no shortage of capital for the right projects," said Sandra Glasgow of First Angels Jamaica at a forum convened by Jampro last Friday, where a panel of financiers addressed a group of film-makers.

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  10. New 325-room hotel for Oyster BayRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Gleaner

    In a release, Excellence Group said the waterfront resort, located 30 minutes from Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay, will feature 325 suites in sizes of 800 square feet and 2,000 square feet. It marks the Mexican company's entry into Jamaica.

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  11. MBU hunt $4 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Gleaner

    Reigning local national football champions Montego Bay United are on the hunt for an additional J$4 million in order to host Group C of the fast approaching Caribbean Football Union Club Championship. The CFU had approved MBU's request to host their group from February 20-27 at the Catherine Hall Sports Complex in Montego Bay, St James, but the club from the second city is a little short on arriving at their budget.

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  12. 2,300 Jamaican hotel workers sent to US in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Jamaica Observer

    Minister of Labour and Social Security, Shahine Robinson, says there was a 19 per cent increase in the number of Jamaicans who gained employment through the United States hotel programme in 2016, compared to 2015. Addressing a breakfast meeting with a number of US hotel employers at the Hilton Rose Hall Resort & Spa in Montego Bay on January 17, the minister said the 2016 figure was the highest number of Jamaicans to participate in the programme since 2007.

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  13. Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico Announces Outlook for Full Year 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Business Wire

    ... a majority stake of MBJ Airports Limited, a company operating the Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay, Jamaica. This press release may contain forward-looking statements. These statements are not historical facts, and are based on ...

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  14. Canadian woman wanted in cruelty case reportedly living in JamaicaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | CBC News

    A woman wanted in connection with one of the biggest seizures of animals on the Prairies has left Canada and is living in Jamaica, according to animal welfare workers there. That's where she is wanted on charges of injuring or endangering animals, after more than 200 dogs were taken from her property in Milk River, Alta., two years ago.

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  15. Portmore get tough CFU drawRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Gleaner

    Osani Ricketts of Portmore United and Jamoy Sibblies of Maverley-Hughenden battle for the ball, while Portmore United's Kambuji McCalla looks on during a recent Red Stripe Premier League football match at the Constant Spring Field. Last season's Red Stripe Premier League Runners Up, Portmore United, have been drawn in a tough Group D of the 2017 Caribbean Football Union Club Championship, with defending champions Central FC of Trinidad and Tobago.

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  16. Wadadah end Super League losing skidRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Jamaica Observer

    Former champions Wadadah FC became the last team to score a win in the Jamaica Football Federation's Western Confederation Charlie's JB Rum Super League after they beat Petersfield FC 2-0 in a Zone Two game at Jarrett Park as the first round ended on Sunday. The win snapped a four games losing skid for Wadadah FC - their worst ever start to the competition.

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  17. Wea re not intimidated, church tells Spanish Town gunmenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Jamaica Observer

    The Christian community in Spanish Town says it is not afraid of gunmen who are plaguing the old capital and has vowed that it will not lose its battle against the criminals. "The church has a role, the church has a responsibility; we will not be intimidated," Reverend Cavon Campbell told guests at a forum inside the Twickenham Park Open Bible Complex in Spanish Town, St Catherine, last week.

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  18. Overwater bungalows make waves in the Caribbean :0Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 16 | New York Post

    ... of five all-inclusive over-the-water villas - with 12 slightly smaller bungalows opening in March - in Montego Bay, Jamaica, making it one of the first resorts in the Caribbean to feature the exclusive accommodations. The string of heart-shaped ...

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  19. Excellence Oyster Bay Resourt Annunced for Montego Bay, JamaicaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 16 | Hotel News Resource

    Excellence Group Luxury Hotels and Resorts announced their newest venture in Montego Bay, Jamaica. With plans to break ground within the next months, the all-inclusive luxury resort will open its doors to guests in the first half of 2018.

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  20. Traffic changes coming for MoBayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 16 | The Gleaner

    Minister without portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation Hon Dr Horace Chang has announced plans to improve traffic management in the city of Montego Bay. Speaking during a press conference at the Office of the Prime Minister's western offices in Montego Bay last Wednesday, Chang said the measures include repairing electronic traffic signals, reconfiguring some roadways, and the upgrading of road surfaces.

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