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Published:Wednesday | December 30, 2020 | 1:17 PMAdrian Frater - News Editor

Western Bureau-  While she was born in Montego Bay, St James, Tova Hamilton, the daughter of Hyacinth Minto-Hensley, and Trevor Hamilton, is a proud product of Trelawny, the parish where she spent her formative years in the communities of...

Published:Wednesday | December 30, 2020 | 11:16 AMAdrian Frater - News Editor

Western Bureau-  To say young attorney-at-law Tova Hamilton emerged a giant killer in the September 3, 2020, general election, would be an understatement. In beating the People’s National Party's (PNP) incumbent Victor Wright, she...

Published:Friday | December 25, 2020 | 12:05 AMAdrian Frater - News Editor

WESTERN BUREAU: Popular entertainment personality Horace ‘L.A.’ Lewis could be in for a beating in keeping with local Maroon traditions should he show up in Accompong Town, St Elizabeth, ever again. Colonel Ferron...

Published:Sunday | December 20, 2020 | 12:25 AMAdrian Frater - News Editor

WESTERN BUREAU: Western Jamaica made a giant step in the world of state-of-the-art dentistry yesterday when the Montego Bay-based International Postgraduate Medical College (IPMC) officially opened its Dental Day Operating Suite at its Bay West...

Published:Sunday | November 22, 2020 | 8:12 AMAdrian Frater - News Editor

Western Bureau: As a child, human resource and training professional Dr Dawn Lemonius was not allowed to speak Patois at home. In that era, children were led to believe that the native tongue was crude, and speaking the Queen’s English was both...

Published:Sunday | October 11, 2020 | 12:09 AMAdrian Frater - News Editor

Western Bureau: The Herbert Morrison Technical High School and the wider Montego Bay community are in mourning following last week’s passing of legendary educator James Lloyd Legore Whinstanley, the school’s first principal and one of the western...

Published:Thursday | September 3, 2020 | 1:35 PMAdrian Frater - News Editor

  WESTERN BUREAU: Frustration ruled supreme at several polling stations in St James Central during the midday hours, as several persons who turned up left without voting because of the length of time it was taking to be processed before they...

Published:Thursday | September 3, 2020 | 9:16 AMAdrian Frater - News Editor

WESTERN BUREAU:   From as early as 6 a.m, the election day buzz was in full swing as Electoral Office of Jamaica (EOJ) workers and members of the security forces worked to ensure a smooth flow of the day’s proceedings in St James Central....

Published:Sunday | August 16, 2020 | 12:23 AMAdrian Frater - News Editor

Western Bureau: Senior lecturer in the Faculty of Medical Sciences at The University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, Dr Christopher Ogunsalu, says questionable promotion and hiring practices and Jamaica’s failure to stabilise the dollar has caused...

Published:Sunday | July 26, 2020 | 12:19 AMAdrian Frater - News Editor

Western Bureau: When Delano ‘Prekeh’ Wilmot’s time as one of Jamaica’s most wanted men ended in a gunfight with members of the security forces at an isolated hideaway in rural St James early last Wednesday morning, he joined a long list of...

Published:Sunday | May 24, 2020 | 12:00 AMAdrian Frater - News Editor

Western Bureau: After weeks of uncertainty on the high seas and sitting in docks around the world as the global tourism industry collapsed from the devastating coronavirus pandemic, 1,044 Jamaican cruise workers breathed a sigh of relief last week...

Published:Sunday | February 16, 2020 | 12:00 AMAdrian Frater - News Editor

Western Bureau: Dancehall star Busy Signal was all the rage at Roots Bamboo on Wednesday night as he unleashed a dazzling performance to steal the spotlight at the Negril edition of the Children of the Icons Concert Tour, which is an integral part...

Published:Sunday | November 17, 2019 | 12:00 AMAdrian Frater - News Editor

Western Bureau: Flamboyant Tourism Minster Edmund Bartlett emerged as the brightest star among the galaxy of high achievers at Friday night’s glitzy RJRGLEANER Communication Groups Hospitality Jamaica 2019 Awards when he was presented with the...

Published:Friday | August 30, 2019 | 12:10 AMAdrian Frater - News Editor

A municipal investment scheme offering grant funding to micro and small entrepreneurs in St James is adding buoyancy to emerging businesses, transforming marginal operations into success stories. The Local Economic Development (LED) programme is...

Published:Sunday | August 11, 2019 | 12:00 AMAdrian Frater - News Editor

WESTERN BUREAU: A year ago, the tears that once regularly flowed in the Salt Spring community in St James were primarily as a result of residents mourning the death of a relative or friend, who had perished at the hands of marauding gunmen that...

Published:Sunday | August 4, 2019 | 12:00 AMAdrian Frater - News Editor

WESTERN BUREAU: As she has been doing for the past five years, Mercia Fraser – whose son Mario Deane died on Independence Day 2014, three days after a brutal beating at the Barnett Street Police Station in Montego Bay, St James – marked the...

Published:Sunday | July 21, 2019 | 12:00 AMAdrian Frater - News Editor

Western Bureau: MC Nuffy, who has probably witnessed more top-class sound clashes than any other host, believes that sound preparation was behind Germany’s Warrior Sound International surprise win in Thursday night’s Reggae Sumfest’s Global Sound...

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