Prime Minister Holness presents National Honour to World’s Oldest Living Person

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Prime Minister presents National Honour to World’s Oldest Living Person Two weeks after officially being declared the oldest living human being, 117-year old Violet Mosse Brown of Duanvale in Trelawny has been bestowed with a national honour. The presentation was made at her home on Thursday by Prime Minister, Andrew Holness. On Wednesday, she was...

Government announces 60-day amnesty for delinquent motorists

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Amnesty for Jamaican Motorists Jamaican motorists are once again being given a free ride as the Government of Jamaica has announced an amnesty for motorists with outstanding fees for traffic offences. Flawed System Unfortunately, this shows up a flawed system. The system starts with Police who issue tickets for offences. Some fines are payable at the tax...

Video: 8 Jamaican alleged scammers extradited, 3000-5000 more being investigated!

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Eight alleged Jamaican scammers were extradited to the United States yesterday under heavy police guard. The group included an ex-policeman and a mother and her son. They were extradited by Parish Judge Vaughn Smith in March following a hearing in which the accused scammers sought to challenge the extradition request of the US Government. The group...

Trelawny man in custody for stealing police motorbike from Falmouth station

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Now this can either be called the heights of bravery or the heights of stupidity. A Trelawny man is now in custody for stealing a motorbike from the Falmouth Police Station. The motorbike was stolen from the Rodney Street, Falmouth station on Sunday and subsequent investigations led to the home of the accused, where the...

Pepper’s Jerk Center in Falmouth is Refurbishing and Expanding for the Future

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Peppers Jerk Center Refurbishing and Expanding for the Future Falmouth is expanding at a rapid rate and local businesses that do not expand will be left behind. With the fast growth of the town will come new requirements and if these are not met, a business cannot take advantage of the increased opportunities. Restaurant of Choice...

Coopers Pen and Salt Marsh move into Trelawny Major League semi-final positions

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Coopers Pen and Salt Marsh have both positioned themselves in the top 4 of the Trelawny Major League, with contrasting results. Via Jamaica Observer: DANIEL TOWN, Trelawny — Despite contrasting results over the weekend, Coopers Pen FC and Salt Marsh United have both moved into the top four of the Trelawny Football Association Monymusk Plantation...

Jamaican born British high jumper Germaine Mason is dead

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Germaine Mason, the Jamaican born British high jumper, reportedly died in a motor vehicle accident along the Palisadoes main road in eastern Kingston this morning. The retired high jumper died at the age of 34. The Sun reports that he was riding in a motor bike convoy with friends, which included Usain Bolt, Michael Frater....

Government plans to transform Falmouth into tourism mecca by beginning of 2018

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Falmouth targeted to become tourism mecca The following are excerpts from announcements made by both the Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism about the future plans and outlook for Falmouth, Trelawny. The government of Jamaica has zeroed in on Falmouth, targeting a plan to make the Georgian era town into a tourism mecca for Jamaica. Prime...

Eldest child of world’s oldest human dies at age 97

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The oldest person on earth with a living mother has died. Harold Fairweather passed waway at home today after a short illness. On Saturday April 15, Harold Fairweather reached the age of 97. On the same day (Saturday) his mother Violet Mosse Brown became the oldest living human in the world after the passing of the previous...

Groundsmen needed (Falmouth, Jamaica) – Manpower & Maintenance Services Ltd.

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Manpower & Maintenance Services Ltd is seeking groundsmen. The successful applicant will be responsible for pruning and shearing trees and hedges as well as mowing, blowing and sweeping grounds. Qualifications and Experience: Certificate in Landscaping from a recognized institution; Minimum three (3) years experience in grounds and landscaping; Sound knowledge of horticultural/landscape systems, chemicals: safe...