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Students tour North South Highway
Eighteen students completing a Bachelors of Science in Environmental Studies at the Montego Bay Community College recently attended a presentation and tour of the North South Highway Project facilitated by China Harbour Engineering Company .
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WHEN Montego Bay developer and builder Giuseppe Maffessanti sub-divided a parcel of land in Great River, St James, and distributed it to 32 families, he didn't expect that nearly a decade later they would still be without their titles, because of red tape.
I don't see where it is benefiting us
BASED ground transportation operators many of whom have acquired loans to purchase motor vehicles in anticipation of large volumes of work from the Falmouth Cruise Ship Pier, are now complaining bitterly that they are being short-changed.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Westjet B737 at Montego Bay on Mar 1st 2014, fumes in cockpit and cabin
A Westjet Boeing 737-700, registration C-FWSX performing flight WS-2432 from Winnipeg,MB to Montego Bay with 102 people on board, was descending towards Montego Bay when the crew noticed strong fumes in cockpit and cabin.
Rhyme Minista stays grounded
THE challenges of urban life has led many Jamaican youth down the wrong path. Not so for deejay Rhyme Minista, whose personal tragedies have inspired him to walk the straight and narrow.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Red Stripe kicks off
Red Stripe has signed on as title sponsor of this year's Brit Jam Ultimate Spring Break Festival in Montego Bay, from Wednesday March 5 to Tuesday March 11, 2014.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Spring Break is just around the corner
This year the spring break dates for District Five Schools of Spartanburg County are April 7-11.
Build NIR for rainy day a " Phillips
With the country's Net International Reserves set to hit US$1.3 billion by month end, Minister of Finance and Planning Dr Peter Phillips says the time has come for Jamaica, as a sovereign nation, to ensure it can finance its own recovery from crises like natural disasters.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
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US$65m To Extend Sangster International Airport Runway
At its current length, the airport, which is a critical part of the country's tourism infrastructure, is unable to accommodate some of the world's largest aircraft.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Margaritaville Caribbean eyes four more destinations
"We see growth opportunities and have developments on the ground--nothing signed yet but right [now] there are four destinations we are working on," Roland Clarke chief financial officer told Caribbean Business Report in Turks & Caicos at a media tour on Friday.
Tale of a Trying Man
The Jamaica Observer continues its series Pon Di Ends which features communities which have impacted the Jamaican music landscape.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Hope Health Clinic to start providing limited service in June
THE Hope Health Clinic being constructed at a cost of US$3.2 million on the grounds of the Blessed Sacrament Church in Montego Bay by the charitable organisation, Good Shepherd Foundation, is expected to start providing limited services within the next four months.
Take the training to the people, PM tells HEART Trust/NTA
PRIME Minister Portia Simpson Miller has thrown down the gauntlet for the HEART Trust National Training Agency to take its raft of training programmes to community centres and other facilities across the island, in an effort to make them more accessible to the people.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Mother of dead ward of the state mourns loss
STRICKEN mother Cecile Ferguson, a resident of Waterhouse, St Andrew, had been busy making plans to celebrate her daughter Carlene Sabrina Young's - a ward of the state at the Granville Child Care Facility - 17th birthday on March 3. But all hopes of spending time with the teenager on that special day were dashed last week Thursday after the ... (more)
Margaritaville Turks going public
MARGARITAVILLE Turks & Caicos, part of the Caribbean franchise controlled by Jamaican Ian Dear, aims to raise US$2 million via listing on the Jamaica Stock Exchange next month.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Caribbean peace and Parkour: Dream Runners run wild in Jamaica for new Thomson Cruises ad
A gleaming white cruise ship, the second fastest man in the world and amazing freerunning stunts in the tropical sunshine... Thomson Cruises has created the stunning Dream Runners video to showcase its new Jamaican home port of Montego Bay for its winter 2014 and 2015 sailings.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
To create a rewarding career, start by listening
There is never enough time or money to help everyone who needs it, so we use our background in business and leadership to try to reach as many people as we can - multiplying our forces! Q: What is your advice if you want to stand out as a leader, even if you're hoping to lead students instead of workers? - Corentin Q: What is the best part of being ... (more)
Man charged for attacking cop freed
A United States resident accused of attacking a policewoman last month, was freed in the Montego Bay Resident Magistrate's Court recently.
Salvation Army pastor knocks churches
A Salvation Army pastor last Saturday expressed disappointment that criminal organisations appear to be doing a better job of recruiting youths than the church is at preaching the gospel.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
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Jamaica refreshes, dazzles
I'd been to Jamaica a few decades ago, when we could barely afford the airfare. We did what most tourists do : stayed at all-inclusives in Ocho Rios, Montego Bay and Negril.