Portmore (Jamaica)

Type: City
Name: Portmore (Jamaica)
Country: Jamaica
Latitude: 17.950001
Longitude: -76.879997
population: 102,865
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Family of slain businessman writes British Prime Minister

Almost four months since Keith Murray was abducted and killed, shortly after he arrived in Jamaica in June 2014, the police are yet to make an arrest in the case. Meanwhile, Jamaica continues to be raked over the coals with the British media who are reporting ... [Published Jamaica Star - 17 hours ago]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Customer service at its best

Keisha Hill, Gleaner WriterAn oft-used Jamaican adage, 'encouragement sweetens labour', resonates with Ann Palmer, customer service champion for the Paymaster Jamaica Limited, Greater Portmore, St Catherine location. After 12 years as an employee of the ... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Alleged corrupt Portmore cops get bail

Two Portmore based policemen who are charged with bribery were granted bail in the sum of $250,000 when they appeared in the Spanish Town Resident Magistrate's Court yesterday.They are Sergeant Orel Aryes and Constable Oscar Beckford.The successful bail ... [Published Power 106 - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Policemen in court for allegedly bribing colleague

Two policemen who have been charged for allegedly offering a bribe to one of their colleagues are to appear in the Spanish Town Resident Magistrate Court today.Sergeant Orel Ayres and Constable Oscar Beckford were charged on Friday for Reasonable Suspicion ... [Published Power 106 - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 2 reports

'No-one seems to care': Mum of Brit murdered in Jamaica urges David Cameron to put pressure on cops

Keith Murrain, from Birmingham, was abducted shortly after he arrived at Kingston's Norma Manley Airport on June 27 - his body was found in a sugarcane fieldThe heartbroken mum of a British businessman butchered in Jamaica has written to David Cameron, ... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Cops charged with breaching Corruption Prevention Act

Two cops assigned to the Portmore Police Station, have been charged with breaches of  the Corruption PreventionAct  and attempting to pervert the course of  justice.They were arrested on Wednesday by detectives assigned to the Major Organized Crime and ... [Published RJR News Online - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 2 reports

Smart Card thief fined $100,000

Rasbert Turner, Star WriterA St Catherine man who stole a Jamaica Urban Transit Company Smart Card in a bid to pay lesser fare was fined $100,000 or 30 days imprisonment.He is Marcus Atkins, 35, of Portmore, St Catherine.When the accused appeared in the ... [Published Jamaica Star - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 12 2014 - Updated Oct 12 2014 - 1 reports

Chik V fears spark major clean-up effort in Portmore

Several communities in Portmore, St Catherine will get a major clean-up this week as part of the government’s plan to contain the spread of the chikungunya virus.The clean-up is being organised by the Portmore Municipal Council, with assistance from the ... [Published Power 106 - Oct 12 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Police seize 9 millimeter pistol in Portmore

The Portmore Police say they seized a Taurus 9 millimeter pistol with a magazine containing five rounds of ammunition in Waterford, St Catherine yesterday.It is reported that police were carrying out enquiries in the area about 5:40 when the seizure was ... [Published Power 106 - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 2 reports

Man shot dead in August Town

Police fatally shoot black teen near flashpoint US town of Ferguson 10:59 AMNo national funeral for Haiti's Duvalier 10:42 AMTivoli Commission to begin hearings in December 10:33 AMApple, Google brands worth $100 billion each: study 10:28 AMAmnesty ... [Published Jamaica Observer - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Chick V hotline now working as Food For the Poor and Portmore get into action

Following a shaky start the toll free line set up for persons to call in suspected Chik V cases and provide information on mosquito breeding sites is now operational.The ODPEM says the challenges associated with  1-888-225-5637  have been addressed and ... [Published RJR News Online - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Portmore police seek witnesses

The Portmore police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating four witnesses who are vital to cases currently before the court.Among them are Kayon Cameron, whose last known address is Cottage Drive, Gregory Park, Portmore, St Catherine; and Keisha ... [Published Power 106 - Sep 27 2014]

Quotes

...In the last third of his performance, Bounty Killer said: "An mi no want no man feel like when mi deh a Rebel Salute a sing bout girl a no culture. Woman a de bigges part a my culture, mi no know bout dem. An any man no involve woman inna him culture, he's a vulture. An a Rasta have de mos gal bout ya. A whe some bway feel like?"
"I just want to know what happened to my son," Josephine told The Mirror. "All I want is justice, but no one seems to care. It's as if they want me to just go away." Several representations
"I like my company and I love what I do. Customer service is our name and many of our customers keep coming back because of the service that they get. I know most of my customers on a first-name basis, and this is good because it helps them to feel even more special" Palmer said
Samuel, one of his three brothers, said: "He wasn’t rich, but he was doing all right. He wasn’t struggling.”"

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Rebel Salute or Sting - or both? [Published Jamaica Gleaner - 2 hours ago]
Family of slain businessman writes British Prim... [Published Jamaica Star - 17 hours ago]
Customer service at its best [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Oct 24 2014]
Alleged corrupt Portmore cops get bail [Published Power 106 - Oct 22 2014]
Jamaica: A fragile economy, challenges ahead, b... [Published Final Call - Oct 22 2014]
Policemen in court for allegedly bribing colleague [Published Power 106 - Oct 21 2014]
'No-one seems to care': Mum of Brit murdered in... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Oct 19 2014]
Jamaica too dirty for NSWMA! Garbage agency sho... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Oct 19 2014]
Family of Keith Murrain frustrated by Jamaica m... [Published Birmingham Mail - Oct 19 2014]
Cops charged with breaching Corruption Prevent... [Published RJR News Online - Oct 18 2014]
No light at the end of the dark tunnel [Published Jamaica Star - Oct 17 2014]
Smart Card thief fined $100,000 [Published Jamaica Star - Oct 17 2014]
Electricity thieves get big fines [Published Jamaica Star - Oct 16 2014]
Govt Allocates $500 Million For National Health... [Published CaribSeek - Oct 14 2014]
Chik V fears spark major clean-up effort in Por... [Published Power 106 - Oct 12 2014]
Amoya home at last! [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Oct 12 2014]
Health centres in south east region extends ope... [Published Power 106 - Oct 10 2014]
Govt. allocates $500m to Chik V fight [Published Irie FM - Oct 10 2014]
Police seize 9 millimeter pistol in Portmore [Published Power 106 - Oct 09 2014]
Chik-V hits fishermen's murder case for the thi... [Published Power 106 - Oct 09 2014]
Man shot dead in August Town [Published Jamaica Observer - Oct 09 2014]
Tivoli Commission to begin hearings in December [Published Jamaica Observer - Oct 09 2014]
Chick V hotline now working as Food For the Poo... [Published RJR News Online - Oct 09 2014]
Truck ploughs into car killing two in Portmore [Published Jamaica Observer - Oct 06 2014]
Glen Christian to be inducted in PSOJ Hall of Fame [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Oct 05 2014]
Graduates lack soft skills on the job - Wan [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Oct 03 2014]
Weekly infrastructure projects roundup: a convo... [Published Business Monitor International - Oct 02 2014]
MP calls for off peak discount for toll roads [Published Power 106 - Oct 02 2014]
Stop celebrating falsehoods [Published Jamaica Observer - Oct 02 2014]
Combating diseases at our ports [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Oct 02 2014]
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