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Published:Saturday | October 3, 2015 | 3:15 PMAdrian Frater
Published:Thursday | October 1, 2015 | 12:00 AMAdrian Frater

Western Bureau:Attorney-at-law Ashley-Ann Foster was yesterday given the nod by People's National Party (PNP) delegates in Central St James to represent them in the pending general election, after she defeated fellow attorney Henry McCurdy 252-185...

Published:Thursday | September 24, 2015 | 7:20 PMAdrian Frater

While the illicit lottery scam was hailed as the great panacea when it first came to the fore in 2006, leaving many districts in and around Montego Bay awash with cash, subsequent happenings have caused many, some of whom have even benefited, to be...

Published:Thursday | September 24, 2015 | 8:08 PMAdrian Frater

Businessman Heroy Clarke, the Jamaica Labour Party's (JLP) candidate for Central St James, is blaming the parish's spike in crime on the failure of the authorities to properly fund social-intervention programmes so that they can become sustainable."...

Published:Saturday | September 26, 2015 | 12:00 AMAdrian Frater

Western Bureau:Businessman Evon Redman's push to become the People's National Party (PNP) standard-bearer in North East St Elizabeth, received a massive boost yesterday when the party's delegates in the constituency gave him a resounding endorsement....

Published:Friday | September 25, 2015 | 4:52 PMAdrian Frater

MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT Lloyd B. Smith, who had called for the intervention of the People's National Party (PNP) hierarchy after the party's delegates in his Central St James constituency had rejected his bid to represent them in the impending general...

Published:Sunday | September 13, 2015 | 12:00 AMAdrian Frater

Western Bureau:People's National Party (PNP) delegates in Central St James yesterday voted by an overwhelming 66-36 margin to reject the bid by their member of parliament (MP), Lloyd B. Smith, to be their candidate when the next general elections...

Published:Wednesday | September 9, 2015 | 12:00 AMAdrian Frater

Western Bureau:Gloria Henry, the embattled president of the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MBCCI), is backing away from a controversial statement she made during a recent Gleaner Editors' Forum, telling senior members of the second...

Published:Thursday | September 3, 2015 | 5:07 PMAdrian Frater

Western Bureau:History will be created in Negril, Westmoreland, between November 12 and 15 when Rastafari In Inity (RII), in association with the internationally known High Times Magazine, Rastafari Rootzfest, the inaugural ganja festival, in the...

Published:Thursday | September 3, 2015 | 4:30 PMAdrian Frater

WESTERN BUREAU:When the 2015 FLOW/ISSA Schoolboy Football season kicks off at the Catherine Hall Stadium, Montego Bay, this coming Saturday afternoon with a triple-header, for many schools, it will not only be about football, it will be a window to...

Published:Saturday | September 5, 2015 | 1:13 PMAdrian Frater
Published:Friday | September 4, 2015 | 12:00 AMAdrian Frater

WESTERN BUREAU:It appears that a stern warning to Chinese business operators in Montego Bay, St James, that they must either change their posture of non-involvement or face a boycott of their business is creating a firestorm.The Sunday Gleaner...

Published:Thursday | August 27, 2015 | 12:00 AMAdrian Frater

Western Bureau: Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller says her Government views housing as a social and economic right and was treating it as a priority through avenues such as inner-city housing renewal and the development of squatter settlements....

Published:Friday | August 21, 2015 | 2:58 PMAdrian Frater
Published:Sunday | August 23, 2015 | 12:00 AMAdrian Frater

Western Bureau:As was widely anticipated, Ian Hayles, member of parliament for western Hanover, was yesterday elected unopposed as the new chairman of the People's National Party's (PNP) Region Six during a delegates conference at the Mannings...

Published:Saturday | August 22, 2015 | 1:16 PMAdrian Frater

Terror reigned in several Montego Bay communities in the early hours of yesterday morning as marauding gunmen went on a rampage, killing two persons and damaging several cars while hundreds of residents cowered in fear in their homes.When the mayhem...

Published:Friday | August 14, 2015 | 12:47 PMAdrian Frater

Last week, Bevan Earle, better known as The Duke of Earle, had very good reasons to feel proud. The St James native, who now resides in the United States, was presented with the key to the county of Broward in South Florida for his exemplary work in...

Published:Friday | August 14, 2015 | 6:38 PMAdrian Frater
Published:Sunday | August 16, 2015 | 12:00 AMAdrian Frater

Two-time member of parliament Ian Hayles declared on Saturday that contrary to the wishes of some influential members of the People's National Party (PNP)'s hierarchy, he will be challenging incumbent Dr D.K. Duncan for the leadership of the party's...

Published:Tuesday | August 11, 2015 | 12:00 AMAdrian Frater

Western Bureau:The three St James men who were arrested and charged last month by officers from the Major Organised Crime and Anti-Corruption Agency (MOCA) for allegedly stealing aviation fuel from the Jamaica Aircraft Refuelling Services (JARS) in...

Published:Friday | August 7, 2015 | 4:34 PMAdrian Frater
Published:Wednesday | August 5, 2015 | 12:00 AMAdrian Frater

Western Bureau:A senior policewoman was arrested and charged yesterday with obtaining money by false pretence and fraudulent conversion, by detectives assigned to the Major Organised Crime and Anti-corruption Agency (MOCA).Arrested and charged is...

Published:Tuesday | August 4, 2015 | 12:00 AMAdrian Frater

Western Bureau:Calvin G. Brown, chairman of the Western Regional Health Authority (WRHA), says his organisation is becoming increasingly concerned about the illegal removal of water from public-health facilities in the west by persons who are being...

Published:Friday | July 31, 2015 | 11:53 AMAdrian Frater

The Western Regional Health Authority (WRHA) said farewell to 36 staff members who collectively gave a grand total of 1,545 years and are now proceeding into retirement. The staffers served in various areas of the region's health services.Speaking...

Published:Monday | August 3, 2015 | 12:00 AMAdrian Frater

Western Bureau:When Mercia Fraser left her Hanover home last week, she was quite composed. However, as she stepped off the bus in Montego Bay, she suddenly remembered that it was while she was on a similar mission last year, she had got the news...

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