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Published:Wednesday | July 19, 2023 | 12:10 AMJanet Silvera/Senior Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: The Old Hospital Park on Jimmy Cliff Boulevard was sizzling as Reggae Sumfest hosted its annual street dance. The only cooling down came from the ocean that hugged itself on to the rocks at the venue. The temperature went up...

Published:Thursday | July 13, 2023 | 12:11 AMJanet Silvera/Senior Gleaner Writer

Senior Superintendent of Police Vernon Ellis, the commanding officer for St James, says former wanted man Tevon ‘Poppy’ Johnson, who was killed during a shoot-out with the security forces Tuesday night, will not be missed. “This is not the first...

Published:Thursday | July 13, 2023 | 12:09 AMJanet Silvera/Senior Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: The blue cheese soup was absolutely incredible; the lamb was perfect; while the scallops Benedict, with jerk pork, imposingly massaged the taste buds. Last Saturday evening, Goddard Catering Group, Harbour Wines and Spirits, and...

Published:Friday | July 7, 2023 | 12:13 AMJanet Silvera/Senior Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: A SENSE of devastation has swept over two families in Seaford Town, Westmoreland, as they grapple with the heartbreaking news of the death of their loved ones in a fiery plane crash that occurred in the United States on Sunday. The...

Published:Thursday | July 6, 2023 | 12:11 AMJanet Silvera/Senior Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: In attempts to cast demons out of female members of the Qahal Yahweh religious group, investigators are claiming that the heads and pubic areas of the women at the Paradise, Norwood, compound in Montego Bay, St James, were shaved...

Published:Saturday | July 1, 2023 | 1:29 AMJanet Silvera/Senior Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: SEVENTEEN OF the 20 Qahal Yahweh members who were detained by the police yesterday morning have been charged with breaches of the Child Care and Protection Act. They were taken into custody during a joint special operation of the...

Published:Monday | June 26, 2023 | 12:56 AMJanet Silvera/Senior Gleaner Writer

Sound system operators are being warned that they might lose their licences if they continue to provide services to promoters of unapproved parties. The warning comes from Senior Superintendent of Police Wayne Joseph, commanding officer for...

Published:Monday | June 26, 2023 | 12:49 AMJanet Silvera/Senior Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: Noted hand-specialist Dr Cecil Aird has died. He passed away in Tampa, Florida in the United States on Sunday morning, two weeks after suffering a massive heart attack. The Cornwallian was admitted to hospital in Florida, where...

Published:Thursday | June 22, 2023 | 12:31 AMJanet Silvera/Senior Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: For years, Jamaica has been giving the world the best it has to offer through fashion, food, music, and it’s only fair for the global village to have access to the best the island has to offer. These are words of conviction from...

Published:Thursday | June 22, 2023 | 12:06 AMJanet Silvera/Senior Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: Jamaica is experiencing a 33 per cent increase in air travel for the summer compared to 2022, according to reports from one of the world’s leading travel data analytics firms, Forwardkeys. The island’s minister of tourism, Edmund...

Published:Monday | June 19, 2023 | 12:47 AMJanet Silvera/Senior Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: In a remarkable feat, Scotch Boyz Jamaica, the renowned Jamaican spice brand, achieved the unimaginable by securing a coveted spot in 274 Target stores across the United States. As of April 24, 2023, Target has been carrying the...

Published:Thursday | June 15, 2023 | 11:11 AMJanet Silvera/Senior Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: Award-winning Executive Chef Cindy Hutson’s prawns made a long swim from Madagascar in the Indian Ocean, landing on the cliffs of Negril’s West End in the Caribbean Sea and creating culinary waves on taste buds last Saturday night....

Published:Saturday | June 10, 2023 | 1:02 AMJanet Silvera/Senior Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: A designated room for sexual acts and top-tier leaders having multiple wives have been major areas of focus for the police who led a joint military operation at the Qahal Yahweh Church compound at Paradise in Montego Bay, St James,...

Published:Friday | June 9, 2023 | 12:24 AMJanet Silvera/Senior Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: RESIDENTS OF Paradise in Montego Bay have expressed concern that the authorities have been slow to respond to fears of child abuse and other infractions related to the Child Care and Protection Act (CCPA) at the Bayith Yahweh...

Published:Monday | June 5, 2023 | 12:45 AMJanet Silvera/Senior Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: Ninety-nine per cent of the delegates who voted for a representative of the People’s National Party (PNP) in Western Westmoreland yesterday selected former member of parliament, businessman Ian Hayles to represent them in the next...

Published:Monday | June 5, 2023 | 12:40 AMJanet Silvera/Senior Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: As the smoke clears on the confrontation in Barrett town last Saturday afternoon, a tale of the good going down with the bad appears to be unfolding. Twenty-four-year-old Javaughn Henry, a law-abiding deaf mute was killed along...

Published:Friday | June 2, 2023 | 1:30 AMJanet Silvera/Senior Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: FORTY-THREE YEARS after being molested by her stepfather, and 30 years after being impregnated by her father, a 48-year-old Jamaican woman who has toyed with the idea of suicide is crying out for help. *Andrea’s virginity was taken...

Published:Thursday | June 1, 2023 | 12:52 AMJanet Silvera/Senior Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: EVENTS HAVE become the number one priority for driving Jamaica’s tourism sector, says one of the most respected voices in the industry, Nicola Madden-Greig. Essentially, providing different kinds of tourism is critical to Jamaica’s...

Published:Thursday | June 1, 2023 | 12:40 AMJanet Silvera/Senior Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: It is a fusion of fun, food, and festivities, and if you happen to be celebrating your birthday, Roots Rock Restaurant at the S Hotel in Montego Bay, St James, can also throw you a fiesta. Perched atop the hotel’s sixth floor,...

Published:Friday | May 26, 2023 | 1:12 AMJanet Silvera/Senior Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: The S Hotel is big on showcasing the richness of the Jamaican culture. From Jamaica’s first Prime Minister Sir Alexander Bustamante to cultural icon Louise Bennett-Coverley, juxtaposed by an S90 motorcycle hugging a contemporary...

Published:Friday | May 26, 2023 | 12:57 AMJanet Silvera/Senior Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: SEVEN JAMAICAN all-inclusive resorts have been named in Tripadvisor’s Travelers’ Choice Best of the Best top 25 hotels in the Caribbean for 2023. The resorts are Sandals Negril, which placed seventh in the region, Montego Bay’s S...

Published:Wednesday | May 24, 2023 | 12:52 AMJanet Silvera/Senior Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: DEPUTY MAYOR of Montego Bay Richard Vernon is disappointed that a travel advisory has again been issued for Jamaica by the United States Department of State, to its citizens travelling to the Caribbean island, because of the high...

Published:Tuesday | May 23, 2023 | 12:30 AMJanet Silvera/Senior Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: Their voices were loud, unshakable, yet meek. Their clarion call to Jamaican ‘Big Men’ serving as a demand to put a stop to sexual, physical, mental, and emotional abuse, allowing them a childhood free of scars. Seventy-five...

Published:Saturday | May 20, 2023 | 12:11 AMJanet Silvera/Senior Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: Donna Smikle-Anderson goes beyond imparting knowledge to recognising the significance of building emotional connections with students. The special education teacher actively engages with students on a social level, initiating...

Published:Friday | May 12, 2023 | 12:09 AMJanet Silvera/Senior Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: JAMAICA HAS announced its intention to host the highly respected Caribbean Travel Marketplace (CTM42) in 2024, cementing its status as one of the region’s top tourism destinations. The announcement was made by Minister of Tourism...

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