St. Lucian caught attempting to board ship in Falmouth with one pound of cocaine

Date:  Categories: in Crime, Port   Comments: 0

The Trelawny police arrested a St. Lucian national on Monday, as he attempted to board the Norwegian Escape cruise ship with one pound of cocaine. The drug has a local street value of JMD$625,000. A Jamaica Constabulary Force release said that at about 4:30 pm, the drug was discovered during a security check as he...

‘Falmouth Pride’ launched to counter visitor harassment

Date:  Categories: in Port   Comments: 1

‘Falmouth Pride’ project has been launched to counter tourist harassment in the Trelawny port town. It is designed to bring sensitivity visitors to make them feel protected instead of bothered while in the port town of Falmouth. This is a welcome move, but one that should have been instituted before the first ship (Voyager of the...

Kacia Whilby crowned Miss Trelawny Festival Queen 2016

Date:  Categories: in Culture   Comments: 0

Kacia Annastacia Whilby, a 24-year old communications and marketing specialist at Guardian Life Jamaica, is Miss Trelawny Festival Queen 2016. Kacia was victorious from a field of 6 contestants at the coronation show which took place at the Falmouth Cruise Ship Pier on Sunday, May 8. The past student of Westwood High (Class of 2009) will go...

Six Contestants vie for Miss Trelawny Festival Queen on Sunday

Date:  Categories: in Culture, Entertainment   Comments: 1

Six contestants will vie for the title of Miss Trelawny Festival Queen. The event will take place on Sunday, May 8 at the Falmouth Cruise Ship Pier. The competition is a production of the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC). The Festival Queen competition will take place in all parishes. The parish winners will meet in the grand...

Government Focusing on Developing Falmouth as Ideal Tourist Destination

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

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

Date:  Categories: in Environment, Photo   Comments: 0

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....

JN Foundation Heroes in Action 5K Run/Walk in Falmouth, October 18

Date:  Categories: in Community Service, Health, Sports   Comments: 0

On Sunday, October 18, 2015, the JN Foundation, in association with the Usain Bolt Foundation, presents the JN Foundation Heroes in Action 5K Run/Walk. This 5K run will begin at the Falmouth Cruise Ship Pier. The JNBS Foundation was established in 1990 as the charitable arm of the Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS). It’s mission is...