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WESTERN BUREAU:While disheartened by the widespread devastation caused by the three and a half inches of rainfall, which battered Montego Bay, St James, for just over four hours on Wednesday, Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday declared that the...

WESTERN BUREAU:It was devastation on a scale never seen before as residents of Montego Bay, St James, yesterday got a chance to view the significant destruction caused by Wednesday's horrific flood rains, which damaged roads, destroyed numerous...

WESTERN BUREAU:President of the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and Industry T'Shura Gibbs says that commercial activities in the tourist capital have been severely affected by the heavy rains, which, yesterday, left numerous streets and buildings...

Nestled in the hills of St Thomas and peacefully tucked away just outside of Llandewy is a community called Orange Tree, which is home to approximately 15 persons.The residents describe their humble abode as a serene get-away from the usual hustle...

Jamaica's criminal investigative capacity is to receive a major boost as aresult of a US$20 million loanfrom the Inter American Development Bank (IDB).In a statement issued yesterday, the IDB outlined that because Jamaica has one of the most violent...

Despite murders in St James swiftly approaching the 300 mark, president of the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and Industry T'Shura Gibbs says that it will not be a deterrent to the investment and commercial activities in the parish - at least for...

WESTERN BUREAU:Montego Bay, St James, took a major battering yesterday afternoon as heavy rains, which lashed the city for over four hours, caused major flooding and dislocation and resulted in severe infrastructural damage on a scale not seen in...

Senate amendments to the controversial National Identification Registration Act 2017, otherwise called the NIDS bill, received unanimous support from Government lawmakers in the Lower House yesterday in the absence of the parliamentary Opposition....

Contractor General Dirk Harrison has sent a copy of his special report on allegations of impropriety in the office of Member of Parliament (MP) Lisa Hanna, and the St Ann Municipal Corporation, to the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (...

While lauding the Government for taking steps to declare that no mining will be permitted in the Cockpit country, Diana McCaulay, chief executive officer of the Jamaica Environment Trust (JET), said that there are still concerns regarding some...
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