Montego Bay, Jamaica News

Local news for Montego Bay, Jamaica continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

Montego Bay, Jamaica News

Local news for Montego Bay, Jamaica continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

6 hrs ago | The Gleaner

Case file for accused murderer not ready

T he case against a St James man accused of stabbing his brother to death during an altercation in 2013 has been deferred to September 10, as the prosecution's case file is not ready.

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6 hrs ago | The Gleaner

No bail for man accused of killing girlfriend

A St James man accused of killing his girlfriend and hiding her body under banana leaves in his yard, had his bail conditions altered in the Montego Bay Resident Magistrate's Court on Wednesday.

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7 hrs ago | The Gleaner

International Dancehall Queen Contest to help boost tourism

From left, Kingsley Cooper, chairman of the Entertainment Advisory Board in the Ministry of Tourism and Entertainment, Brian 'Big Head' Martin, the promoter of the International Dancehall Queen Contest, and Robert Russell, chairman of Summerfest Productions, the promoters of Reggae Sumfest, in discussion during Tuesday night's launch of Dancehall ... (more)

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17 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

Auto show to make tourist capital home

GIVEN the success of last weekend's Wealth Auto Show held at the Montego Bay Convention Centre in St James, organisers are planning to make it a calendar event.

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17 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

Music in the Park

The Orchestra of the Americas kicked off its Jamaican tour on Wednesday evening with a free concert at Emancipation Park.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Gleaner

Three on robbery charge remanded

Three St James men who were arrested and charged in connection with the theft of a woman's cellular phone in May have been remanded in custody until July 28, to allow one of the defendants time to get legal representation.

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Jamaica Observer

Memorial service for Lloyd Young tomorrow

The life of Lloyd Young Snr, Jamaica's first bodybuilding champion, former weightlifting champion and trainer to a generation of bodybuilders will be celebrated tomorrow at a funeral service at the St James Parish Church starting at 10:00 am.

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Jamaica Observer

Western Ja to pay tribute to Sir Howard

Thousands of Jamaicans across the western end of the island are expected to pay tribute to late former Governor General, Sir Howard Cooke, at several activities being planned to honour the distinguished son of St James.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Jamaica Observer

Gov't vows not to allow abuse of rights under flexi-work week

LABOUR Minister Derrick Kellier says the Government will not tolerate any abuse of rights or discrimination of employees under the proposed flexi-work week arrangements.

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Jamaica Observer

Good show

GODFREY Dyer, chairman of Summerfest Productions - organisers of Reggae Sumfest - is pleased with the staging of this year's week-long event.

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Jamaica Observer

Bogdanovich acquires KLE Group shares

The KLE Group, which runs a number of night clubs, now lists local investor Josef Bogdanovich as a top-ten shareholder at the listed company, according to public data from its registrar, Sagicor Bank.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Gleaner

Bail extension for two on drug rap

T he case against two St James men who were reportedly held with more than two pounds of cocaine last March was last Wednesday deferred to September 2 in the Montego Bay Resident Magistrate's Court.

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The Gleaner

Woman charged for fraud to appear in court September

The St James woman who reportedly stole US$36,500 from her employers, between December 2011 and January 2012, had her case set for mention on September 11, when she appeared in the Montego Bay Resident Magistrate's Court last Thursday.

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Jamaica Observer

Brighter days for Lloyd Noicley

DOUBLE amputee 77-year-old Lloyd Noicley said Jamaica Observer readers have made his life the happiest it has ever been, as they continue to brighten his days both with their financial support and their visits.

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Jamaica Observer

Big jump in revenues

The Montego Bay Convention Centre , unkindly termed a white elephant in the past, has hit the jackpot with an impressive 53 per cent jump in revenues over the previous year.

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Jamaica Observer

Tessanne takes Sumfest finale

SINGER Tessanne Chin gave a command performance on International Night II of Reggae Sumfest, which closed at the Catherine Hall Entertainment Complex in Montego Bay yesterday morning.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Jamaica Observer

Art's Spiritual Awakening in the Second City

Montego Bay is famously known as the Second City, a term that, though affectionately appended, carries with it a note of condescension - a casual acknowledgement that the city trails in the cultural shadow of Kingston to the east.

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Jamaica Observer

Chronixx rules

ON an evening of exciting performances, it was roots-reggae singer Chronixx who was the clear standout at Reggae Sumfest International Night I at the Catherine Hall Entertainment Complex in Montego Bay, on Friday.

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Great Bend Tribune

Standards provide peace of mind

It occurred to me when I was on a trip to Jamaica a few years ago. We're really lucky in America to have building codes, established several years ago, that most houses on the market in just about any city must adhere to.

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Jamaica Observer

Car enthusiasts flock Wealth Auto Show

The doors of the Montego Bay Convention Centre in Rose Hall opened to eager car enthusiasts yesterday, as the Wealth Auto Show made its debut in western Jamaica.

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