JLP Duncans and Sherwood Content Divisional Conference on May 1

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A joint JLP divisional conference will take place tomorrow, May 1, 2016 at the Cedric Titus High School in Clark’s Town, Trelawny. This will encompass the divisions of Duncans and Sherwood Content, For the Duncans Division, the JLP will be fielding sitting Councillor Donovon White. White successfully continued the White dynasty built in the Duncans...

Duanvale, Trelawny woman is the world’s third oldest person

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Violet Moss Brown from Duanvale in Trelawny is the 3rd oldest person in the world. She can still recite a poem she learned in basic school and still reads without eyeglasses. She celebrated her 116th birthday on March 16, 2016. Here are some more marvelous facts about Mrs Violet Moss Brown: Her eldest child who still...

Two American cruise ship passengers reported missing

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Two Cruise Ship Passengers Missing The police are seeking the help of the public-at-large in locating two Americans who disembarked at the Falmouth Pier yesterday. Their destination after leaving the ship was allegedly Montego Bay, St. James. From: The Observer TRELAWNY, Jamaica – The police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating two missing Americans...

Friends of Trelawny Association (FOTA) Presents School Kit Gifts to Local Students

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FOTA presentation to the Clark’s Town Primary School The Friends of Trelawny Association (FOTA) has presented gifts of school kits to the Clark’s Town Primary School, the Clark’s Town library and the Wilson Run Primary School. The Friends of Trelawny Association (FOTA) was formally established in 2001 as a non-profit corporation in the state of New...

Falmouth’s Philip McKenzie Ordained to the Roman Catholic Priesthood

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The Ordination of Philip McKenzie Editor’s Note: Philip McKenzie, like most Falmouthians, attended Falmouth All-Age (Barracks School).  From there, he went to William Knibb Memorial High School. He subsequently received a scholarship from the then Bishop of Jamaica, John J.McCallany and went to Choir School (now Holy Trinity High School) in Kingston. He was an altar server...

Government Focusing on Developing Falmouth as Ideal Tourist Destination

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The Government of Jamaica, through the Ministry of Tourism, is placing special emphasis on developing Falmouth as the ideal Jamaican tourist destination. At a recent meeting with Niu Qingbao, the Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Jamaica, Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett presented him with a copy of the book, Fascinating Falmouth. The book was written...

Pictures: Filthy, Exposed Drain Close to the Court House, Mayor’s Parlour and Falmouth Pier

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One of our readers has submitted these photos taken this morning, showing the state of the drainage at the corner of Seaboard Street, where it meets Market Street. This is a stone’s throw from the Court House where the Mayor’s Parlour is located. It is also a few minutes walk from the Falmouth Cruise Ship Port....

Trelawny girl Honi-B returns home with SunCity Radio

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Trelawny girl Honi-B returns home Two days ago, we ran a story that SunCity Radio will be expanding into Trelawny as part of its foray into the entire county of Cornwall. With this expansion, the Portmore based radio will bring with it the voice of a Trelawny born and raised disk jockey. Former Miss Trelawny...

Video: Eat Around Jamaica visits Miguel’s Yam Spot in Trelawny

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The parish of Trelawny is synonymous with yams. The southern section of the parish (Upper or South Trelawny) is the number one producer of the staple food in the parish. The Gleaner’s Davina Henry is a Trelawny girl from Clark’s Town and she takes us on a visit to South Trelawny as part of the...

Stopping Zika: Should we (US) be handing out condoms at airports?

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The following post swhows the possible direction the United States may take as it looks to battle the growing Zika virus. The disease is already spreading here in Jamaica. Along with Mexico and the Dominican Republic, we are listed as one of the popular vacation spots infected with Zika.  (CNN)Welcome to the U.S.! Have a condom!...