Saint James, Jamaica Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Schaefer names Boyz squad for crucial WC qualifiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | Jamaica Observer

    A core group of 17 players from the Copa America Centenario squad has been tasked by head coach Winfried Schaefer to lead Jamaica's hunt for victory in the two remaining CONCACAF Fourth Round World Cup qualifiers against Panama and Haiti slated for September 2 and 6. The 23-man squad that was named yesterday appears a more balanced unit than the Reggae Boyz band which contested the lucrative one-off tournament in the United States of America in early summer, where the Boyz lost 0-1, 0-2, and 0-3 to Venezuela, Mexico and Uruguay at Soldier Field, Rose Bowl and Levi's Stadium, respectively.

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  2. Top-level speakers - for cannabis seminarRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | The Gleaner

    Adam Orens, a founding partner of the Marijuana Policy Group, is set to address the inaugural CanEx Business Seminar and Expo at the Montego Bay Convention Centre on September 2. Orens brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the event as his expertise spans market analysis, public finance, regional economic analysis, statistical analysis and consumer market research. Adam's demographic and economic research related to the emerging marijuana market has been recognised by the New York Times , 60 Minutes , the Washington Post , the Wall Street Journal and Huffington Post .

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  3. CUMI looks to rake in $4 million from 10 and 5K Run/WalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | The Gleaner

    "We made a significant amount last year to the tune of about $4 million and we intend to match that amount this year," said Nurse Joy Crooks, CUMI's chief administrator. The 25-year-old organisation is solely dependent on community outreach in gaining traction in its efforts to help the homeless and those mentally challenged on the streets of Montego Bay.

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  4. New RSPL format - gets strong supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | The Gleaner

    With the Red Stripe Premier League set to kick off on September 4 under a new format, president of Montego Bay United Orville Powell and two of the island's top coaches have said the move will be good for local football. For the new season, the RSPL administrator, the Premier League Clubs Association , added two more teams to vie for the main title.

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  5. JTA recruitment affected by slow processing of new teachers by ministryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | The Gleaner

    The Jamaica Teachers' Association has lamented the slow pace at which the Ministry of Education has been processing new teachers so that their status of employment can be made official. This, the association says, has impacted its ability to effectively recruit new members and have them officially added to its membership.

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  6. Stephens creates history by winning Hi-Pro senior titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | The Gleaner

    Tennis history was created at the Eric Bell Tennis Centre last Sunday when 13-year-old Michaela Stephens, a student at Liberty Academy in Kingston, became the youngest player to win the female singles section of a Tennis Jamaica senior All-Jamaica tournament. Stephens defeated 28-year-old Pauline Henry 6-1, 6-1 in the final of the Hi-Pro All-Jamaica Senior Tennis Championships.

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  7. Entertainment Diary , SATURDAY, AugustRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 20 | The Gleaner

    Anthony Minott/Freelance Photographer These two were all smiles as they enjoyed the festivities at Chug It beach party at Sugarman's Beach in Hellshire, St Catherine recently. We Are One People Foundation presents Back-to-School Treat at Faith Cathedral Deliverance, Lot 2, Catherine Hall, Montego Bay, starting at 9 a.m. Red Signature, Fun in the Park , at Claremont Heights Park, Old Harbour.

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  8. Service of solidarity for Al MillerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 | Jamaica Observer

    BISHOPS and pastors from the Independent Churches of Jamaica and the Jamaica Umbrella Group of Churches last Tuesday gathered at Fellowship Tabernacle in St Andrew for a special service of solidarity to show support for embattled clergyman, Rev Al Miller. Miller, who heads Fellowship Tabernacle, is facing sentencing on September 15 after he was found guilty last month of attempting to pervert the course of justice arising from the 2010 incident in which then fugitive Christopher 'Dudus' Coke was found in a vehicle that Miller was driving along Mandela Highway in St Catherine.

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  9. Port Authority investing US$40 million to upgrade Montego Bay PortRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 | Jamaica Observer

    The Port Authority of Jamaica will be investing some US$40 million to upgrade the Montego Bay Port to transform the facility into a regional, multi-purpose port which will accommodate more cruise shipping vessels as the demand for home porting rapidly intensifies. The announcement was made by Dr Horace Chang, minister without portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation during a press conference following a tour of the Montego Bay shipping terminal last week.

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  10. Allen - HrovaticRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 | Morning Journal

    Linda Lee Allen became the bride of Rudy Christian Hrovatic July 4 in a private ceremony overlooking the ocean in Montego Bay, Jamaica.

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  11. Sunrise Airways Set To Launch Jamaica ServiceRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 20 | Aero-News Network

    Haiti-based Sunrise Airways has entered into the final phase of its application process toward initiating its first-ever flights to/from Jamaica. "Our journey to this point has been long, with some minor turbulence endured along the way, but I'm very pleased to say that we are now, indeed, on final approach to spread our wings to Jamaica this fall," said Philippe Bayard, President of Sunrise Airways.

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  12. a Falmouth Pridea hits the roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 | Jamaica Observer

    FALMOUTH, Trelawny - A pilot project to, among other things, highlight the importance of reducing the troubling tourist harassment issue in the town of Falmouth and Trelawny by extension, was last week laun The initiative, dubbed 'Falmouth Pride' with the slogan " Fi Wi Falmouth, Fi Wi Pride" also seeks to increase awareness of the importance of the tourism sector in the town, where residents continuously complain of not benefitting from the cruise ship port. "The challenge of harassment is not peculiar to this parish and so we anticipate that, based on the success of the programme, it will be replicated," Joy Roberts, acting executive director of TPDCo was, however, quick to note.

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  13. Haitian airline on final approach for JamaicaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 | The Gleaner

    Sunrise Airways, based in Haiti, says that it has entered into the final phase of its application process towards initiating flights to and from Jamaica. "Our journey to this point has been long, with some minor turbulence endured along the way, but I'm very pleased to say that we are now, indeed, on final approach to spread our wings to Jamaica this fall," said Philippe Bayard, president and owner of Sunrise Airways, in a statement.

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  14. Home in the arcade! - Parish Council steps up efforts to move squatters out of People's ArcadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 20 | The Gleaner

    A public health official is warning that persons living in the People's Arcade in Montego Bay, St James, are putting themselves at serious risk. Medical officer of health for St James, Dr Derrick Ledford, said that the lack of proper living facilities at the arcade makes it unsafe for persons to turn the property into a residential area.

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  15. Anticipation intensifies for High Vibes Roots Reggae festival - As...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 20 | The Gleaner

    A brand-new reggae festival is about to be staged on Jamaican shores that will at the outset feature acts that can only be considered reggae royalty. From the likes of Ky-Mani Marley to Lee 'Scratch' Perry, the roots of arguably the most hypnotic of genres will be on show when the High Vibes Roots and Reggae Festival cranks up at the Aqueduct in Montego Bay on September 3 and 4. "We plan to create this as an annual event that celebrates aspects of Jamaica's rich and vibrant music and cultural heritage," said Douglas Gordon of High Vibes Jamaica, who is putting this unique affair together with an aim to bring visitors to Jamaica outside the peak season of tourist arrivals.

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  16. Letter of the Day | Al Miller's out-of-court trialRead the original story

    Friday Aug 19 | The Gleaner

    Perhaps I should just remain silent on this issue since Al Miller, Garnett Roper and Devon Dick are long-standing respected friends and were my bosses at one time or another. Al and I go back to the late 1960s in Youth for Christ, and I have preached at Fellowship Tabernacle numerous times and even worked for him in Whole Life Ministries for a few years.

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  17. Haitian airline on final approach for JamaicaAug. 19, 2016, 12:20 Am AstRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | Trinadad Express

    PRINCE, Haiti, Aug 19, CMC - Haiti-based Sunrise Airways says that it has entered into the final phase of its application process toward initiating it's first-ever flights to and from Jamaica. "Our journey to this point has been long, with some minor turbulence endured along the way, but I'm very pleased to say that we are now, indeed, on final approach to spread our wings to Jamaica this fall," said Philippe Bayard, President and owner of Sunrise Airways, in a statement.

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  18. Senior cop preaches firearm safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | Jamaica Observer

    FIREARM owners are being urged to store weapons with the Jamaica Constabulary Force or the Firearm Licensing Authority for safekeeping, when they leave the island. Under Section 45, subsection 2 of the amended Firearms Act, licensed firearm holders who are travelling and do not wish to carry a weapon, are required to store guns and ammunition at a police station or the FLA for safekeeping.

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  19. Haitian airline plans new dawn in JamaicaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Jamaica Observer

    President of Haiti-based Sunrise Airways, Philippe Bayard, reckons that the Haitian carrier will be operating flights to and from Jamaica by fall next year. It's an initiative that the airline has been working on for the past two years, and on Wednesday the carrier announced that it had entered into the final phase of its application process with the Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority towards initiating its first-ever Jamaica flights.

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  20. Something Extra - FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | The Gleaner

    National Coordinator of Miss Jamaica Festival Queen Michael Nicholson poses with the chairman of St James Jamaica Cultural Development Commission, Jasmine Tomlinson-Brown. Getting ready to have a ball are : Isabel Dalley, Shadae Haye, Denyque Welds, Bianca Cisneros-Wynter and Kamiele Hamilton.

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