Portmore (Jamaica)

Type: City
Name: Portmore (Jamaica)
Country: Jamaica
Latitude: 17.950001
Longitude: -76.879997
population: 102,865
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 2 reports

Senior citizen dies in Manchester car accident; 2 other people injured

Tax on withdrawals 'unconscionable and oppressive', says CAPI 8:20 PMTeen suspended for asking Miss America to prom 7:38 PMRegional Cricket: Jamaica hoping to halt Barbados juggernaut 5:50 PMGovt's plan to raise $6.7 billion 5:24 PMNew scrap metal ... [Published Jamaica Observer - 22 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

Some Portmore residents to be faced with discoloured pipe water

The National Water Commission (NWC) is advising customers in sections of Portmore that the water from their pipes will show varying degrees of discolouration for the next two days.It says while the water is aesthetically unsatisfactory, it is assuring ... [Published Power 106 - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Hi-Lo Farmers' Market

They also offer everyday great prices on your favourite grocery brands. Hi-Lo also has its own brand, with a wide range of basic items that allow the consumer to tailor budgets that will ensure a full weekly basket. CEO of Hi-Lo, Omar Barrientos, notes, ... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Nestlé launches NESFRUTY juice

NESTLé PROMISED more fruit, more fun and it was delivered at the recent colourful motorcade launch of NESFRUTY, the new and refreshing powdered juice drink offered by the company.The new powdered beverage contains fruit pulp and is enriched in Vitamin ... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Apr 17 2014]
Entities: Nestlé SA, Vitamin C, Fruit
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Consultations begin today on JPS application for 21 per cent rate increase

KINGSTON, JamaicaThe Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) is to begin public consultations on a proposed rate hike for the Jamaica Public Service Company Limited (JPS).The first consultation is slated for Ardenne High School in St Andrew, today.The other ... [Published Power 106 - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Two-day water disruption in sections of Corporate Area, St Catherine

Several communities in sections of the Corporate Area and St Catherine will be without their regular water supply for two days, starting tomorrow.The National Water Commission (NWC) says the disruption is to allow for the interconnection of the new Rio ... [Published Power 106 - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Honouring KC's Quiz stars

Arsenal in FA Cup final after beating Wigan 10:40 PMBradley, Pacquiao look for decisive win in rematch 8:53 PMSpurs rally from 0-3 to draw with West Brom 3-3 8:05 PMMiller, Taylor lead Jamaica’s fight back v CCC 7:28 PMONLINE READERS COMMENT: JUTC ... [Published Jamaica Observer - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Mario Cross remembered as a loving son and brother

ON March 30, mourners packed the Dover Seventh-Day Adventist Church, in St Catherine, where they paid their last respects in singing and speeches to Mario Arlando Cross, who was slain 23 days earlier.The 25-year-old Cross was, along with 68-year-old Livingston ... [Published Jamaica Observer - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Portmore to the polls

Mayoral by-election to be set for MayResidents of Portmore in St Catherine may be asked to go to the polls in another six weeks to choose a new mayor, although the issue of two divisions in the municipality falling within the St Catherine Parish Council ... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 2 reports

Businessman arrested as probe into sex allegations against former TT minister continues

UPDATE: Alpha Boys’ School converting to day programme 5:10 PMForex: J$109.69 to one US dollar 4:54 PMUPDATE: Alpha Boys’ Home not closing 4:38 PMMorocco donates 90 tons of fertilizer to St Kitts 4:16 PMT&T port workers strike 4:04 PMDebt repayment ... [Published Jamaica Observer - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 2 reports

Jet Blue flight makes emergency landing at Kingston airport

Rain couldn't help as Jamaica slump to defeat against Barbados 7:34 PMSt Aubyn Bartlett wants to contest Manchester seat 7:31 PMRegional 4-Day cricket: Barbados defeat Jamaica by 245 6:43 PMUPDATE: Police charge motor vehicle examiner, associates ... [Published Jamaica Observer - Apr 01 2014]
Entities: Barbados, Jamaica, Cricket
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 2 reports

JUTC gears up for Champs

The Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) will  tomorrow  offer a special shuttle service on three routes to spectators attending the ISSA Boys and Girls Athletics Championships at the National Stadium.The routes are Christian Gardens, Greater Portmore ... [Published RJR News Online - Mar 28 2014]

Quotes

...CEO of Hi-Lo, Omar Barrientos, notes, "At Hi-Lo, we ensure that we maintain our value proposition to Jamaica: to offer value, good prices and consistent programmes that promote savings for the consumer. In addition, we have ensured that all items are moving from the farm to your table, so on a Thursday, you are guaranteed fresh items, with the best prices from us."
...Vitamin C and fruit pulp - and ultimately most affordable," said Karen Willis Mussington, consumer marketing manager, beverage, Nestlé Jamaica Ltd. "It's mothers' best help. You just add water and there is drink for all. It's making all ends meet with satisfaction guaranteed" she added
...He referred to the recent release of audio evidence from the trial of convicted entertainer Vybz Kartel saying, "I'm not certain if the wake-up call came from the audio, from the voice of a member of this community as to what he would do if he did not get back his guns. That message was so cold and chilling that every one of you here must be thinking about it."
“Everybody is now crying. We thought that when he got sentenced to life in prison it would be over,” she continued. "We are locked up in the house right now. We have fears of reprisals and I don't even know how John public will react to us."

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Senior citizen dies in Manchester car accident;... [Published Jamaica Observer - 22 hours ago]
Some Portmore residents to be faced with discol... [Published Power 106 - Apr 18 2014]
'The Boondocks' back for final 'offensive' season [Published Jamaica Observer - Apr 18 2014]
NWC warns Portmore residents about discolourati... [Published Jamaica Observer - Apr 18 2014]
Hi-Lo Farmers' Market [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Apr 17 2014]
Nestlé launches NESFRUTY juice [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Apr 17 2014]
Waterford residents march for peace [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Apr 16 2014]
Kartel calls for end to threats made following ... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 15 2014]
Journalists get death threats [Published Barbados Daily Nation - Apr 14 2014]
Consultations begin today on JPS application fo... [Published Power 106 - Apr 14 2014]
Two-day water disruption in sections of Corpora... [Published Power 106 - Apr 13 2014]
Honouring KC's Quiz stars [Published Jamaica Observer - Apr 13 2014]
Mario Cross remembered as a loving son and brother [Published Jamaica Observer - Apr 13 2014]
Portmore to the polls [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Apr 13 2014]
Have your say! [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Apr 13 2014]
Water disruption for Portmore, Corporate Area n... [Published Jamaica Observer - Apr 12 2014]
Jamaicans Encouraged To Take Advantage Of Disco... [Published CaribSeek - Apr 11 2014]
80 Per Cent Of Property Taxes Collected Last Fi... [Published CaribSeek - Apr 11 2014]
Don't make criminals of 'robot' riders [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Apr 11 2014]
RED STRIPE LAUNCHES 1 LITRE BOTTLE [Published Jamaica Observer - Apr 10 2014]
Can Prison Silence the Sound of Vybz Kartel? [Published Vice Magazine US - Apr 09 2014]
Businessman arrested as probe into sex allegati... [Published Jamaica Observer - Apr 08 2014]
PHOTO: Surfing [Published Jamaica Observer - Apr 08 2014]
Double murder in Portmore [Published Jamaica Observer - Apr 08 2014]
Prostitution getting out of hand - Dr Nicely [Published Jamaica Star - Apr 07 2014]
Kartel, Revisited [Published Vice UK - Apr 07 2014]
How Music Influences Crime [Published Individual.com - Apr 07 2014]
JMB selling Adventure Plaza shops to recover debts [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Apr 06 2014]
JUTC drivers ignorant of concessionary fare [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Apr 05 2014]
Sub-Franchise Reforms To Bring In $5 Million Da... [Published CaribSeek - Apr 04 2014]
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The conviction of dance-hall star Vybz Kartel (Adidja Palmer) and three associates for the murder of Clive “Lizard” Williams has dominated online discussion in Jamaica since the verdict was announced. Much of the debate has centered around what Kartel's ...
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