Trelawny crash victim Identified by Police – JamaicaObserver.com

Date:  Categories: in Accident   Comments: 0

This accident took place on the edge of my community. Our condolences go out to the family of Lacy-Ann. I knew her quite well as she was an old customer back in the days when I operated a video store. Then, she attended William Knibb Memorial High School. TRELAWNY, Jamaica – The police have identified...

Jamaica’s Good Hope Plantation once housed one of the island’s largest sugar plantations

Date:  Categories: in Attractions, History   Comments: 1

The Good Hope Great house and Plantation lies 8 miles south of Falmouth. It is one of the attractions for visitors to the historic cruise ship port and town. This plantation was originally owned by John Tharpe and was once one of the largest in the island of Jamaica. Bob Downing takes us into the...

Trelawny gets two new libraries – Western News – JamaicaObserver.com

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I passed this building each Sabbath on my way to worship, not knowing what it was. The new Clark’s Town library is a welcome addition to the ‘cane belt’ town. Also surprising, is that my old Basic School, the Falmouth Infant (Pond) School, also received a library, even though the Trelawny Parish library is right...

Good Hope Plantation offers a different Jamaica – pressofAtlanticCity.com

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  The stately Good Hope Plantation offers first-rate sunrises. That’s because the former sugar estate sits atop the world in hilly northwest Jamaica. It rises above the surrounding Queen of Spain Valley and the fast-flowing Martha Brae River and beyond to the Cockpit Mountains with their heavy greenery. From an elevation of 600 feet, there...

A Typical Port Day In Falmouth Jamaica

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A Complete Port Tour of Falmouth Jamaica

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NHT Board In Crisis Over Purchase Of Outameni Experience In Trelawny

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NHT In Crisis The National Housing Trust (NHT) board has been in a meeting up to late last night, over allegations of misconduct in the purchase of the Outameni Experience near Falmouth. Outameni Experience The NHT purchased the struggling entity at a cost of J$180 million in 2013, but the news was only broken at...

Supermarket Town – Chinese Buying Up All The Real Estate in Falmouth

Date:  Categories: in Business, Development   Comments: 4

Chinese Buying Up All The Real Estate in Falmouth Starting July 30, 1854, the first chinese came to Jamaica as indentured workers. The chinese invasion of Falmouth continues and is picking up steam. It seems all the 2-storeyed Georgina buildings in the town are being rented or bought by the people from the orient. Soon, all...

Outameni Experience Bought For $180 Million By National Housing Trust (NHT)

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Outameni Bought For $180 Million By NHT Outameni, the entertainment/tour business in Trelawny, has been purchased for $180 million by an unlikely purchaser, the National Housing Trust (NHT). The business and property was formerly owned by Lennie Little-Whyte. Location Outameni is located at Orange Grove, near Coopers Pen (4 miles out of Falmouth town center). Orange...