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New vending initiative working in MoBay – mayor

WESTERN BUREAU:The St James Municipal Corporation is reporting a near-100 per cent compliance from vendors in regard to the implementation of the plan to designate several streets in downtown Montego Bay as no-vending zones."So far it has been...

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Road users need to change behaviour, says transport minister

Minister of Transport and Mining Mike Henry is calling for a change in the behaviour of road users in order to reduce road fatalities.He noted that while road fatalities to date are 25 less than the 185 deaths recorded over the corresponding period...

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Online portal to fast-track applications for permits

A Development Applications Review Process Public Portal 11 has been created to improve the process of application for environmental and construction permits.It is part of the Application Management and Data Automation (AMANDA) system aimed at...

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A tremendous show of RJRGLEANER gratitude

More than 10 companies walked away with trophies during the RJRGLEANER Communications Group's Client Appreciation Awards ceremony at The Sunken Gardens at Hope Botanical Gardens last Thursday.Supreme Ventures Limited walked away as winners of the...

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900 hydrants repaired

The Jamaica Fire Brigade (JFB) is reporting that some 900 fire hydrants across the island have been repaired as part of upgrading work to improve the emergency response of firefighters.The repairs were made possible through the Japanese Embassy's...

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Service clubs urged to aid in rehabilitation of inmates

Minister of State in the Ministry of National Security Senator Pearnel Charles Jr is calling on non-profit organisations such as service clubs to partner with the Government in the rehabilitation of inmates.Charles, who was speaking at a recent...

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Police seize two high-powered rifles in Hanover, St James

The Area One Police are reporting the seizure of two illegal high-powered weapons during two separate operations in Green Pond, St James and Mount Carmel, Hanover this morning. The police say an M16 rifle with 18 rounds and 5.56...

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Noxious fumes affecting Cornwall Regional Hospital again; nurses fall ill

It appears that poor air quality is again affecting the Cornwall Regional Hospital in Montego Bay, St James. President of the Nurses Association of Jamaica (NAJ), Janet Coore Farr, says five nurses had to seek treatment this morning after falling...

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Stolen meat warning – Red Poll Bull used for insemination purposes stolen

West Indies Alumina Company (WINDALCO) is warning residents in and around the community of Alderton in St Ann to exercise caution when purchasing beef products. The company says a Red Poll Bull was stolen from its beef farm yesterday morning. It...

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