Patrick Atkinson out? Impeccable PNP source say a White will run for North Trelawny seat

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Observer writer HG Helps claims that an impeccable PNP source has informed him that sitting MP, Patrick Atkinson, will not contest the upcoming General Elections. Instead, one of two persons surnamed ‘White’ will contest the elections on behalf of the ruling People’s National Party (PNP). The constituency has been a source of drama with party...

Ernest Smith officially resigns – JLP to decide today between Meadows and Bartley

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Ernest Smith Officially Resigns Falmouth News revealed 5 days ago, that JLP Caretaker Ernest Smith had resigned from his position. Smith has now officially resigned, citing conflicts within the constituency as the reason for his resignation. In his exit, he has recommended two persons to replace him as North Trelawny JLP Caretaker. These are former...

Trelawny Councillors lead successful Jamaican delegation to South Florida International Trade Expo

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Trelawny Councillors lead successful Jamaican delegation to South Florida Philip Service (Councillor, Martha Brae Division) and Telka Holt (Councillor, Sherwood Content Division), were the leaders of a successful Falmouth (Trelawny) delegation to the Florida International Trade and Cultural Expo (FITCE). This was held at the Broward County Convention Center between October 12-16, 2015. What is Florida International...

Marvin Anderson retires from professional athletics

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Marvin Anderson, the former William Knibb DaCosta Cup captain turned sprinter, has announced his departure from professional athletics. The Duncans native was conspicuously absent from competition last season. It is not clear what Marvin will do after his retirement, but the Duncans, Trelawny native did not waste time in school and possesses a Masters Degree in...

Hurricane Patricia the strongest storm in history on target to hit Mexico

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Hurricane Patricia became a monster hurricane overnight and strengthened into the strongest storm in the history of the planet. Bad news for Mexico. It is on target to hit Mexico this evening between 6 pm ET to 10 pm ET. Experts warn that it could trigger 40-foot waves along Mexico’s coast and “life-threatening” flash floods....

Health Ministry says no, Doctor says yes Zik-V already in Jamaica

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According to Consultant Pediatrician and Consultant Pediatric and Congenital Cardiologist, Dr Sandra Williams-Phillips, she has personally diagnosed at least 12 cases of Zik-V in Jamaica. Zik-V is the latest mosquito borne disease being watched by Jamaica. The Ministry of Health says it has not yet reached our shores, but Dr Sandra Williams-Phillips says she has...

Dennis Meadows to decide whether he will again contest North Trelawny seat for JLP

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North Trelawny The North Trelawny political drama continues. News coming in from deep inside the Jamaica Labour Party says that former JLP candidate for North Trelawny, Dennis Meadows, is being wooed to take over the reigns of JLP Caretaker for North Trelawny. Ernest Smith Resignation This comes on the heels of the resignation of attorney-at-law,...

North Trelawny JLP Caretaker Ernest Smith Resigns

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According to an undisclosed source in the North Trelawny JLP, the Jamaica Labour Party Caretaker for North Trelawny, Ernest Smith has resigned. Reports are that the famous attorney-at-law from Brown’s Town, St Ann, tendered his resignation last night. Smith had defeated Dwight Lewis in a runoff on June 15, 2014, but has since been inactive in...

The Health Benefits of Avocado (Jamaican Pear)

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The Health Benefits of Avocado (Jamaican Pear) In our commitment to provide information on fruits that are in season in Jamaica, we will look at the avocado, which Jamaicans call ‘pear.’ Previously, we looked at the health benefits of the guinep. The avocado is grown on trees all over Jamaica and has been a favorite...

Hanover born Amarica Titus turned Trelawny heroine helping the needy

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Even though we have come to the end of Heroes Week, we still have another hero/heroine to highlight. Yesterday, we featured Dr Amable Thaureauk Bataille.  Today we feature Hanover born Amarica Titus. This young woman is well known throughout Trelawny. She has helped hundreds of needy persons in several different ways. Through voluntarism, she has...