Montego Bay, Jamaica Newswire (Page 3)

Montego Bay, Jamaica Newswire (Page 3)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Montego Bay, Jamaica. (Page 3)

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  1. Canada to help Jamaica build smart economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 14 | The Gleaner

    The Government of Canada has committed to helping Jamaica and other Caribbean countries build their capacity to withstand and survive hurricanes and other natural disasters that are frequent in this part of the world. At the same time the Canadian Government is recommending private sector partnerships to help Jamaica benefit in many other areas, including creating smart cities with sustainable solutions in transportation, environmentally sound construction, power generation and transmission, renewable energy supply, water and wastewater treatment, as well as taking advantage of opportunities related to industrial hemp.

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  2. PM wants Ja to be centre of innovation, technology of the CaribbeanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 14 | The Gleaner

    Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the Government is committed to making Jamaica the 'centre of the Caribbean for innovation and technology'. "We want to be the centre of the Caribbean for trade and commerce and logistics, business process outsourcing, agribusiness and energy, and we are working to achieve that," he said.

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  3. New Track?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 14 | Jamaica Observer

    Come the start of the 2019 track and field season, there could be a new running surface at the Montego Bay Sports Complex in St James. For the first time since the first Mondo track was laid in 2001, a new all-weather running track to replace the badly worn one currently at the stadium has been planned for the multi-purpose facility, according to Mayor of Montego Bay, Councillor Homer Davis.

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  4. New $200-m Hope Health Centre up and runningRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 14 | Jamaica Observer

    Hundreds of residents from across western Jamaica are now benefiting from improved medical care following the recent opening of a new two-storey building which houses the Hope Health Centre, which was constructed at a cost of $200 million by the Good Shepherd Foundation. Ground was broken for the multimillion-dollar facility - built on the grounds of the Blessed Sacrament Cathedral Catholic Church in Montego Bay - in January of 2011.

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  5. Corinaldi vs GranvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 14 | Jamaica Observer

    Former champions Corinaldi Avenue Primary and Granville All-Age will put perfect records on the line tomorrow when they meet in the final of the St James Football Association VMBS Under-13 competition at the UDC field in Montego Bay, set to start at 11:15 am. Something will have to give as a champion team will be crowned as the two teams have not only won all their games played so far, but neither goalkeeper has let in a goal all season long.

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  6. Brazen attack by knife-wielding womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 14 | Jamaica Observer

    Press Association of Jamaica award-winning western-based journalist Alan Lewin is overwhelmed by the strong outpouring of love and support he received while in the Falmouth Public General Hospital in Trelawny recently. "I never knew that I was so loved by the people.

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  7. 'Give unto MoBay its due'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 14 | Jamaica Observer

    President of the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and Industry Winston Lawson has called on Government to expedite planned projects for the tourist resort city, which, he said, has been making a sterling contribution to the national coffers. "Montego Bay has proven itself as a massive contributor to the economy of Jamaica and, yes, Minister , we believe we are more than justified in calling for the necessary support, financial resources, whatever is required to expedite some key projects which will allow this space to deliver even further to the economy as Jamaica moves closer towards economic independence," Lawson strongly appealed.

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  8. Holness sells Jamaica to investorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 14 | Jamaica Observer

    "Ladies and gentlemen, my presence here today is to reaffirm that Jamaica is ready to connect for your business, and we are ready to connect your business with Jamaica," the prime minister assured investors yesterday at the Jamaica Investment Forum 2018 now under way in St James. In his pitch, Holness pointed out that while investors are risk-takers, they need to be certain before taking a dive.

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  9. PM says discussions far advanced for economic industrial park in JaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 14 | Jamaica Observer

    He highlighted that the development, estimated value of which ranges from US$3.7 billion to US$6 billion, would highlight Jamaica as an ideal destination for business. "You are coming into an economy that, yes, is relatively small, but which has tremendous potential for expansion, so if you get in now, imagine what the value of your investment stake will be in five, 10, 15 years' time.

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  10. Summer destinations that offer families adventure, memoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 14 | Newsday

    Half Moon, Montego Bay, Jamaica . You'll find a multitude of ways to enjoy family time within 400 beachfront acres at this iconic Caribbean resort.

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  11. Local Forecast Wednesday, June 13, 2018Read the original story

    Wednesday Jun 13 | The Gleaner

    SIGNIFICANT FEATURE There is a High Pressure Ridge across the island. Mainly sunny and windy conditions are expected to persist as the High Pressure Ridge affects the island.

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  12. Fontana Pharmacy to open Kingston flagship store in 2019Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 13 | The Gleaner

    Fontana Pharmacy is to open its sixth branch at the new Waterloo Square at the corner of Waterloo Road and West Kings House Road, St. Andrew in the summer of 2019. The company's largest location to date, Fontana Waterloo Square will offer a shopping experience with a 35,000 square foot, two level space featuring elevators and escalators.

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  13. Frontier Airlines adds three international, three domestic destinations from RDURead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 13 | WRAL.com

    ... will be released in the next few weeks. The new international destinations include Cancun, Mexico; Montego Bay, Jamaica; and Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. The destinations within the United States are Fort Myers, Florida; West Palm Beach, Florida; ...

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  14. Frontier Airlines announces still more nonstop flights from RDURead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 13 | HeraldSun.com

    Frontier Airlines , the low-airfare carrier that has significantly expanded its operation at Raleigh-Durham International Airport this year, announced Wednesday that it will begin flying to six new destinations from RDU this winter, including three in the Caribbean. The new cities include three international destinations: Cancun, Mexico; Montego Bay, Jamaica, and Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.

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  15. C-TOC scores big on illegal cigarette seizures this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 13 | The Gleaner

    In one of the biggest illegal cigarette seizures since the start of the year, the Counter-Terrorism and Organised Crime Investigation Branch and The Narcotics Division of the Jamaica Constabulary Force confiscated approximately $400 million worth of the illicit goods from a premises in Montego Bay, St James, yesterday. Acting on information, officers went to a house in the upscale community of Westgate Hills and found the cigarettes stored in various sections of the house.

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  16. Sagicor X Fund exits Sigma portfolioRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 12 | The Gleaner

    Brenda-Lee Martin, the newly appointed CEO of Sagicor Estate X Fund Limited, says the company has exchanged all units held in the Sigma unit trust for shares in Playa Hotels & Resorts, NV, disclosing a new level of detail regarding the deal. "We will now have indirect exposure through a company which is listed on the Nasdaq," said Martin during the X-Fund's annual general meeting on Tuesday.

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  17. Alleged pickpocket remandedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 12 | The Gleaner

    A St James man, who reportedly robbed a woman of her cell phone, was remanded in police custody following his appearance in the St James Parish Court last Wednesday. The allegations are that on April 21, the complainant was at a taxi stand on Creek Street in Montego Bay, when she took out her cell phone to make a call.

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  18. West to get Mobile ReserveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 12 | The Gleaner

    National Security Minister Dr Horace Chang has revealed that the Government will be setting up a permanent branch of the Jamaica Constabulary Force's Mobile Reserve Unit in Montego Bay, St James, in an effort to increase security presence in western Jamaica. Chang, in a press statement, said that the unit is expected to be established before the end of the current fiscal year and will be based at the Montego Hills Police Station, located on the outskirts of the western city.

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  19. 'Puss in a slippers' - Woman tries to smuggle weed into lock-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 12 | The Gleaner

    A St James woman, who reportedly tried to sneak ganja into the Freeport police lock-up by hiding it inside a pair of slippers, will be sentenced in the St James Parish Court on July 9. Shantel Francis, of a Cambridge address, pleaded guilty to possession of two and a half ounces of ganja when she appeared in court on Wednesday, June 6. "The circumstances are that my client went to visit the Freeport station, and she was given things to take there," said the defendant's attorney, Dalton Reid. Although the date when the offence took place was not disclosed, the court was told that Francis visited the Freeport Police Station in Montego Bay to deliver a pair of slippers for an inmate.

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  20. Shaw expects new Act to curtail informal building practicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 12 | Jamaica Observer

    Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Audley Shaw has expressed confidence that the new Building Act - which is now before Parliament - will curtail informal practices in the building industry, such as the construction of houses along gully banks. "We cannot continue to have individuals skirt the policies and procedures, build in places which are not suited for building such as gully banks ,then come out and bawl for assistance when they are impacted by bad weather," Shaw cautioned.

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