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Friday, July 21, 2017
Government to tackle tourist harassment in Falmouth by Stephanie Hamilton July 11th, 2017 Chairman of the National Cruise Council Michael Belnavis says special persons will be designated to police the Falmouth Port to tackle tourist harassment. A meeting was held yesterday (July 10) to discuss a number of issues affecting the Port. Among the participants were tourism minister Edmund Bartlett, representatives...
Nearly six years after ground was broken for the restoration of the birthplace of national hero, Marcus Garvey, in St Ann, the government has decided to move ahead with the project this year. Culture minister, Olivia Grange who made the disclosure, said the details of the project will be announced by Prime Minister, Andrew Holness on August 17, Garvey’s birthday. She...
West Kingston cops list 11 persons of interest KINGSTON, Jamaica — Detectives assigned to the police Kingston Western Division have issued an 11-person list of individuals who they say may be able to assist them with ongoing investigations into various incidents. The police said efforts to contact them have failed, and they are therefore being asked to make contact with detectives...
KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Local Government and Community Development Minister, Desmond McKenzie, says an announcement will be made shortly regarding funding for the maintenance of parochial roads across the island. He informed that since early this year, he has been having discussions with Minister of Finance and Public Service, Audley Shaw, regarding the establishment of a dedicated source of funds...
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett has announced that the tourism sector is continuing its trend of record-breaking arrivals and earnings as Jamaica welcomed 2,165,330 visitors for the first six month of this year, which represents a 3.9 per cent increase over the same period last year. According to the tourism minister, this figure comprises 1,186,646 stop over...
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Police are questioning a man who posted a message on the social network, Facebook, calling for the rape and murder of the wife and daughter of Trinidad and Tobago's Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley. Police confirmed that Rayad Ryan Mohammed was assisting their investigations and that no charges had yet been laid against him. In...