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Kingston is the capital of the island of Jamaica, lying on its southeast coast. In the city center, the Bob Marley Museum is housed in the reggae singer’s former home. Nearby, Devon House is a colonial-era mansion with period furnishings. Hope Botanical Gardens & Zoo showcases native flora and fauna. Northeast of the city, the Blue Mountains are a renowned coffee-growing region with trails and waterfalls.
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News
  • 'Name them' - Wehby wants companies that benefited from Petrojam breaches made public
  • One Government senator has joined the call for the Andrew Holness administration to publicly name the companies that got contracts from the state-owned oil refinery, Petrojam, that were found to be in breach of government procurement rules.Further,...
  • Published On : Sat, 15 Dec 2018
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  • Cop escapes jail time, fined $1m for shooting pregnant woman
  • WESTERN BUREAU:Senior Superintendent of Police Anthony Castelle, who collapsed in court three weeks ago when he was found guilty for shooting a pregnant woman in Montego Bay, escaped a prison term but was fined $1 million when he appeared in the St...
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  • Gov't and Police Federation sign wage agreement
  • After almost two years of torrid, and, at times, heated negotiations, yesterday, the Government and the Jamaica Police Federation signed a heads of agreement, which covers the contract periods 2017-2019 and 2019-2021."We are pleased, based on the...
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  • Grace brought the spirit of Christmas to All Saints
  • It was a day of food, frolic, and fun for students and staff at the All Saints Infant School in west Kingston yesterday as the Grace and Staff Community Development Foundation hosted a Christmas treat for them on the school grounds.The students,...
  • Published On : Sat, 15 Dec 2018
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  • SoHo makes passionate plea for clothing donations for girls' home
  • This is the seventh year that SoHo boutique has been on a massive drive to gather female clothing for their annual Christmas Closet, and chief executive officer Michele Coulton, along with her team, never gets tired of spreading the love.In the...
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  • 'Spineless & disgraceful' - St James councillors exchange heated words over ending of the state of emergency
  • WESTERN BUREAU:"Weak", "spineless", and "disgraceful" were among the heated words thrown across the aisle at the St James Municipal Corporation (StJMC) yesterday. The majority Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) councillors were upset as they blasted their...
  • Published On : Fri, 14 Dec 2018
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  • 'We are aware of all political risks' ... Phillips says in voting against SOE extensions
  • While acknowledging that the decision not to support an extension of the states of pubic emergency in three parishes could have dire political consequences, Opposition Leader Dr Peter Phillips is resolute that his party did the right thing in...
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  • Over 3,000 persons benefit from Food For The Poor Christmas treat
  • Hundreds of persons, from as early as 5 o'clock, lined up outside the St George's College Emmett Park Pavilion yesterday morning, eager to enter the grounds of the complex to benefit from the Food For The Poor (FFP) annual Christmas treat.Vera...
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  • Emotional family reunion for Tower Street inmates ... but a heartbreaking affair for the abandoned
  • Christmas is right around the corner, and many await its arrival - except a few inmates at the Tower Street Adult Correctional Centre in Kingston. Being totally abandoned by family and friends, they seem to have lost all hope.Yesterday, during the...
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  • Small-business operators glad SOE is coming to an end
  • WESTERN BUREAU:While several prominent stakeholders in St James are unhappy with the planned termination of the state of public emergency (SOE) in the parish, it is welcome news for many small-business operators who have been taking a financial...
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  • Scott-Mottley: Don't blame us if murders increase in St James
  • Donna Scott-Mottley, opposition spokesperson on justice, says that the People's National Party (PNP) will not accept any blame if murders increase in St James, noting that the Government has the power to ensure that sufficient members of the...
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  • Church rubbishes talks that they are only vocal on gay issues
  • Bishop Alvin Bailey, chairman of Jamaica CAUSE, told The Gleaner that a clear strategy of the lesbians, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community to undermine the push to promote faith and healthy families is the constant assertion that the...
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