Montego Bay, Jamaica Newswire (Page 2)

Montego Bay, Jamaica Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Cambridge under brutal siege - Three women murdered in 72 hours, cops being targetedRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Gleaner

    The community of Cambridge in southern St James is now under siege as gangsters have murdered three women in less than 72 hours and are said to be regularly firing at police vehicles that venture into crime bases such as Mother Lane. In the first incident, which took place shortly after 11 p.m. on Saturday, the assailants, who are said to be members of the notorious Ratty gang, which is led by wanted man Ryan 'Ratty' Peterkin, invaded a house on Mother Lane and shot dead 44-year-old Ann-Marie Johnson and her 24-year-old daughter Shantoy McKenzie.

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  2. daCosta Cup final beckonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Jamaica Observer

    A place in the final of the ISSA/FLOW daCosta Cup schoolboy football competition will be on the line today with the semi-finals set for the Montego Bay Sports Complex, starting at 4:00 pm. The two big games will feature the most consistent teams so far this season.

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  3. Flooding a constant threat in Treasure BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Jamaica Observer

    Like so many others in this rapidly growing coastal community, hotelier Jason Henzell vividly remembers the floods of late 2005. Back then, there was so much rain that Great Pond and several other natural, fresh-water ponds for which the area is renowned, merged.

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  4. 17-year-old girl gunned down in CambridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Jamaica Observer

    The St James police have revved up operations in this rural community following yesterday morning's shooting death of a 17-year-old girl, who became the third gunshot victim in the community since Saturday night. Reports from the police are that about 11:00 am, Daley was walking along McLeod Road when explosions were heard.

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  5. CHASE to continue support for - early-childhood education - CEORead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Gleaner

    CEO of the Culture, Health, Arts, Sports and Education Fund,William 'Billy' Heaven, says the organisation will continue to be unwavering in its support of early-childhood education in Jamaica. Speaking at the Dudley Grant Memorial Trust Early Childhood Development Conference 2017 held at the Iberostar Resort in Montego Bay on November 16, Heaven said that the organisation is highly satisfied with the returns on its investment in the early-childhood education sector.

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  6. Montego Bay still ripe - for growth despite crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Gleaner

    Renowned business mogul Tony Hart believes that despite the frightening crime that has been plauging Montego Bay, the Second City is still ripe for growth, pointing to the information technology and tourism sectors, which he said are currently booming. In an interview with The Gleaner after being conferred with an honorary Doctor of Laws at the University of the West Indies' graduation ceremony held recently, Hart said that while one cannot ignore the effects of crime, Montego Bay has still been able to boom economically.

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  7. Demystifying BPO - JAMPRO hosts career fair to educate young people on industryRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Gleaner

    As one of Jamaica's newer non-traditional sectors, the business process outsourcing industry has grown at a staggering rate, but is also clouded in mystery leading to misunderstanding, and, in some cases, stereotyping. With this in mind, JAMPRO, with partners HEART Trust-NTA, Ministry of Education, Youth and Information and Avasant Foundation, hosted the BPO Career Fair to educate Jamaicans about the sector, and recruit people for jobs in the industry.

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  8. Jamaica National Group: supporting sustainable tourismRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Gleaner

    Joshua Bailey, outreach officer at the Montego Bay Marine Park Trust, conducts swimming lessons with children who attended the summer class organised by the trust. The JN Foundation, an arm of the Jamaica National Group, has been supporting sustainable tourism through many projects it has undertaken during its almost three decades of operation.

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  9. Jamaica's give-a-bly cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Gleaner

    The now-infamous lockout or refusal of entry of national senior football team head coach Theodore 'Tappa' Whitmore at a recent ISSA-FLOW Super Cup double header at the Montego Bay Sports Complex, and the ensuing controversy that erupted, are, to my mind, instructive indices of what is right and wrong with Jamaica. There are some who opined that Tappa should have got a 'Bly' from the security personnel, who should have used their discretion because he is the national football coach.

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  10. Caribbean tourism icons to be honoured at massive industry conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Gleaner

    One in five workers in the Caribbean is involved in tourism, and over 50 per cent of the regionA's gross domestic product is derived from tourism. Tourism is the fastest growing industry in the world, with approximately US$1.3 trillion being spent on travels, but the indirect and induced expenditure backflows topped the US$7.6 trillion mark.

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  11. Brand Ja still strong - BartlettRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Gleaner

    Next week's staging of a global tourism conference in Jamaica is a resounding validation of the strength of Brand Jamaica, says Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett. The 'Global Conference on Jobs and Inclusive Growth: Partnerships for Sustainable Tourism' will be held at the Montego Bay Convention Centre in St James, where at least 800 high-level industry leaders from 157 countries will converge from November 27-29.

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  12. 3 years after joining new conference, Tulane has its first basketball player of the weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | NOLA.com

    ... and a pair of steals in an 89-66 win over Southeastern Louisiana. His performance got even better in Montego Bay, Jamaica, when he compiled 23 points on an 8-of-9 shooting performance, five boards, four assists and four steals in an 80-53 blowout of ...

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  13. A second city for Johnny's laughter brandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Gleaner

    Maintaining the success of the Comedy Bar series, Johnny Live Production Company will stretch the laughing stick to Montego Bay for Comedy On The Rocks on December 17 at Pier One. "Montego Bay has been requesting this series for months now.

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  14. Security details being worked out for global conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Gleaner

    Local organisers of one of the biggest tourism conferences in the world are confident the more than 800 visitors expected in Montego Bay will be safe despite the high murder rate in St James since the start of this year. Almost 300 people have been killed in St James since the start of the year, but visitors to the island's tourism capital have been largely safe and Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett says everything is in place to keep it that way.

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  15. Feast Week Day 5 Viewing GuideRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Blogging the Bracket

    Both the Florida State Seminoles and Tulane Green Wave picked up victories in their second showcase games at the Jamaica Classic-FSU dropped the Colorado State Rams , while Tulane knocked off the Fordham Rams , 63-55. The Noles and Wave will meet in Tampa on December 10th to settle things once and for all, even if that game isn't part of the exempt tourney.

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  16. University at Buffalo offers amnesty for overdue booksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WIVB-TV Buffalo

    Jeff Walz and his Louisville Cardinals are off to a hot start. The fifth-ranked Cardinals won the preseason WNIT by beating MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica - John Carroll scored 22 points and grabbed eight rebounds, J.R. Lynch scored 18 on four 3-pointers and Hartford's For the next month, university libraries will waive fines and fees for overdue books and materials, no matter how late they are.

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  17. Community Christmas tree events, festivalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WIVB-TV Buffalo

    Jeff Walz and his Louisville Cardinals are off to a hot start. The fifth-ranked Cardinals won the preseason WNIT by beating MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica - John Carroll scored 22 points and grabbed eight rebounds, J.R. Lynch scored 18 on four 3-pointers and Hartford's Event Date/Time : Saturday December 2nd, 2017.

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  18. Charles MansonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WIVB-TV Buffalo

    Jeff Walz and his Louisville Cardinals are off to a hot start. The fifth-ranked Cardinals won the preseason WNIT by beating MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica - John Carroll scored 22 points and grabbed eight rebounds, J.R. Lynch scored 18 on four 3-pointers and Hartford's FILE - In this 1969 file photo, Charles Manson is escorted to his arraignment on conspiracy-murder charges in connection with the Sharon Tate murder case.

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  19. Portmore, MBU end in stalemateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Jamaica Observer

    Last year's beaten finalists Portmore United and former champions Montego Bay United were both left ruing missed chances as they battled to an entertaining goalless stalemate in the Red Stripe Premier League at Prison Oval yesterday. Despite the draw, Portmore remain in second position on 18 points - same as University of the West Indies FC and Tivoli Gardens FC - but with a superior gaol difference.

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  20. LIU pip Hartford in NCAA basketball classicRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Jamaica Observer

    Long Island University - Brooklyn rebounded from Friday night's close loss to Miami of Ohio to hold off the University of Hartford 86-84 for their second win of the season, in Saturday's only game of the Jamaica Classic men's NCAA Division One basketball event at Montego Bay Convention Centre. Raiquan Clarke scored 21 points to lead LIU-Brooklyn of the Northeast Conference as they held off the hard-charging Hartford of the American East Conference, who closed the game with an 11-5 run but came up just short of at least forcing over time.

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