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Mobay Bypass Expected to Usher in New Era of Development

MONTEGO BAY, July 25, 2019 - Chairman of the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF), Godfrey Dyer, says construction of the Montego Bay perimeter road (bypass) will usher in a “new frontier of economic development” for the Second City and the wider western Jamaica.

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  • Countries Jamaica

Of Paradise Lost - Montego Bay, the first China Town in Jamaica?

“You need a new picture!” asserts the soft-spoken Chinese Ambassador to Jamaica, Tian Qi, as he spotted at an official photograph of Ruel Reid, the embattled former education minister, hanging in the boardroom of the Montego Bay Community College (MBCC).

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  • Countries Jamaica
  • Published in Opinion

JAMAICA | Senator André Haughton wants action on Retirement Landfill in MoBay

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica, May 21, 2019: People’s National Party (PNP) caretaker candidate for West Central St James, Senator Dr Andre Haughton is calling for an urgent and sustainable solution to the issue of garbage disposal in the western parish in light of the recurring fires at the Retirement landfill.

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  • Countries Jamaica

Montego Bay Chamber Challenged to defend local businesses

MONTEGO BAY,  April 16, 2019 - There was a time when the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce was the most respected and the most powerful voice of civil society in Western Jamaica. It was a mover and shaker and a force to be reckoned with in influencing public policy.

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  • Countries Jamaica
  • Published in Opinion

The Eulogy of a Dreamer - Tribute to Walton Crooks

Walton ‘Walt’ Crooks, unheralded and unsung, was a pioneer in the building of brand Jamaica. He must have died from a broken heart for they have killed the dream he dreamed.

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  • Countries Jamaica
  • Published in Opinion

Jamaica Welcomes 196 Passengers on Inaugural Swoop Airlines Flight

MONTEGO BAY, December 18, 2018 - Ultra low-cost carrier Swoop, made its inaugural flight from Canada into the island on Sunday, landing at the Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay at approximately 12:45 p.m. with 196 passengers on board.

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  • Countries Jamaica
  • Published in Tourism
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