Kingston, Jamaica a city born out of wickedness and disaster

Date:  Categories: in History   Comments: 0

The following article was published in The Guradian in the UK and is reproduced here on Falmouth News for its historical content. The title may be a little bit harsh and controversial, but the post is not lacking in historical data. When the devastating earthquake of 1692 ripped through Port Royal, aka the richest and...

Artisan Village To Be Constructed in Falmouth

Date:  Categories: in Attractions, Development, Port   Comments: 3

An artisan village will be constructed in Falmouth, Jamaica; that is, according to tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett. This is planned to be sited in the old Hampden Wharf building on the Falmouth Cruise Ship Pier complex. There was an announcement about 3 years ago, that a craft market was slated to be built in the same...

Domain Name Change for Falmouth News Website: FalmouthPO.Com is now Falmouth.News

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FalmouthPO.Com is now Falmouth.News What began in 2010 as a blog to document the transition of Falmouth into a cruise shipping port, has now evolved into a local online news website. We believe the domain name, FalmouthPO.com has served its purpose and Falmouth News now needs a more suitable, brandable domain name for its future growth. With...

Aidonia’s Videographer Killed, 2 Injured in Trelawny Motor Vehicle Crash

Date:  Categories: in Accident   Comments: 1

The videographer of popular Dancehall Deejay Aidonia, was killed in a motor vehicle accident in Trelawny at about 8:20 pm last night. This took place on the dangerous Braco Main Road. Dead is 33-year-old Lamar Dukie of Aires Avenue in Smokeyvale, St Andrew. He was reportedly killed when one of the tyres blew out on...

Trelawny crash victim dies one day before taking up new promotion

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This is the sad story coming out of Tuesday nights crash on the Falmouth Bypass. After only a few months on the job, Keno was already in line for a promotion. His life was cut short the day before he was supposed to take up his new position. From The Star: Twenty-year-old Keno Edwards of...

Update: Shinell Stewart’s Heart Surgery Target Met, Thanks to Donations

Date:  Categories: in Charity   Comments: 1

On February 10, 2016, Falmouth News ran an exclusive story about the plight of a little girl and her mom who were from Wakefield here in Trelawny. They were struggling to fund a heat surgery for the 15-year old. The mother was unemployed and the extended family had exhausted their fund raising efforts. You may read...

William Knibb Memorial High has a new Principal and she’s an old girl

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William Knibb Memorial High finally has a permanent principal. The new principal is a former student of the institution. The following message is one she wrote before officially taking up her appointment on May 1, 2016.   Alicia Morgan: On May 01, 2016 I travel to my home parish, Trelawny to my alma mater, William...

Putting Jamaica First: Suggestions in the Aftermath of the 2016 General Elections

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Jamaica First: Commentary on 2016 general Elections On Election Day, one of our daily national newspapers published a picture of JLP and PNP supporters from Wakefield in Northern Trelawny. It showed them having fun together in a jolly mood. The picture, taken and published before the election results were announced, sends the right message: “We...

15-Year Old Shinell Stewart Needs Your Help To Fund Her Heart Surgery

Date:  Categories: in Charity   Comments: 6

The Shinell Stewart Story Shinell Stewart was born 15 years ago in the Falmouth Hospital. She is from Wakefield, about 8 miles south of Falmouth. With her birth came a battle with heart problems, starting from the day she was born. Shinell is afflicted with heart valve dysplasia, which affects her aortic valve. This is a...

Nomination Day 2016 North Trelawny Photos and Videos

Date:  Categories: in Photo, Politics   Comments: 3

The traditional Nomination Day festivities took place today, Tuesday February 9, 2016 in Falmouth. The traditionally peaceful event lived up to our expectations as both major parties nominated their representatives to contest the North Trelawny seat. As usual, both parties had nominations an hour apart. The PNP was first in the 12 pm to 1...