The 39th annual Trelawny Reunion week kicks of this month (May 2018)

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The 39th annual Trelawny Reunion week will be held from May 20 to May 27, 2018 in New York City. The multi-event celebrations are being organized by the Friends of Trelawny Association (FOTA). The FOTA’s mission is to support and promote primary education and health in Trelawny, “but it’s also a revival, a celebration of...

Video: Falmouth United, Duanvale stay atop their zones after third round of Trelawny Major League

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Falmouth United and Duanvale FC top their respective zones The Ky-Mani Marley owned Falmouth United and Duanvale FC stayed atop their respective zones after the third round of the Trelawny Football Association Grandeur Transport Services/Monymusk Rums Major League. Both teams had contrasting wins over the weekend. Falmouth defeated Rio Bueno The Falmouthians easily defeated Rio...

Health Minister Tufton calls for speedy investigation into attack on Falmouth Hospital

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Yesterday’s attack on the Falmouth Hospital has been condemned by Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton. The attack came as a result of a stone and bottle throwing incident by alleged associates of Dwayne “Dodi” Falconer. Falconer died yesterday morning from injuries received in a motor vehicle accident along the Martha Brae main road. The crowd that...

Falmouth man dies in crash: Falmouth Hospital attacked and damaged

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Angry associates of a Falmouth man damaged a section of the Falmouth hospital this morning. The damages were done to the glass facade of the Accident and Emergency Department. See Falmouth hospital Attacked After Crash Victim Dies (Gleaner). 34-year-old Dwayne ‘Dodi’ Falconer who resided in Florence Hall, died this morning at the Falmouth Hospital after...

Historic! Oil found in Trelawny parish (Photos)

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CGG GeoConsulting and the Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) have announced an oil find in Trelawny parish. The oil was not found through deep digging, but the “black gold” actually seeped to the surface. The historic oil seeps are believed to be the first geological discovery of live oil flowing onshore Jamaica. Petroleum Corporation of...

Latest 2018 Photos of Excellence Resort Oyster Bay, Trelawny due to open in June

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It has been almost a decade since the project began, but contractors are beginning to see the light at the end of the tunnel. The US$110-million Excellence Resort Oyster Bay hotel is expected to open its doors to guests in June of this year. Thanks to Senior Advisor/Strategist to the Tourism Minister Delano Seiveright, we have...

Young farmers impress Agriculture Minister at Hague Agricultural Show

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The young farmers made impressed Agriculture Minister Karl Samuda at last Wednesday’s Hague Show held at the Hague Showground here in Trelawny. From the JIS: Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Karl Samuda, has expressed delight at the large number of young persons, particularly female farmers, who were directly involved in the 63rd...

Falmouth Hospital receives donation of a portable ultrasound machine

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After 2 years, the Falmouth Hospital now has a portable ultrasound machine, thanks to a US$25,000 donation from The Links Incorporated Milwaukee Chapter from the US. From WTMJ – Milwaukee The Links Incorporated Milwaukee Chapter recently returned from a trip to Jamaica to deliver a lifesaving machine. It was the culmination of two years of fundraising....

Principal of Falmouth Prep School awarded by Seventh Day Adventist Church

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Ask Falmouthians where is the Falmouth Preparatory School, most will struggle to answer. Ask them where the “Seven Day School” is, you would get a quick answer.  The Seventh Day Adventist prep school is located adjacent to the church on Duke Street Falmouth. On Sunday, it’s principal, Laurian Chin, was awarded at the Workers of Worth...

Falmouth raid uncovers illegal firearm – Falmouth man and 5 from St James arrested

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Six persons were arrested in Falmouth on Saturday after a police raid in Race Course, Falmouth. Among the six arrested were 3 females (all from St. James addresses) and 3 males. One of the males was from Falmouth and the other 2 were from St. James. Reports are that the police went to the premises in...