Portmore (Jamaica)

Type: City
Name: Portmore (Jamaica)
Country: Jamaica
Latitude: 17.950001
Longitude: -76.879997
population: 102,865
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]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Time to decentralise government

The political construct called a constituency serves to provide an opportunity for elected representatives to be in Parliament. This has nothing to do with representing the people who elected them. There is no official reporting mechanism for MPs to take ... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Companies support The Gleaner 180 5k

Their presence may have been understated and unknown, but certainly not unappreciated. Many hands and hearts came together to make The Gleaner 180 5k Run/Walk a success, some the public didn't even know about. Peace and Love in Society (PALS) and the ... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Infant's body found in bag in St Catherine

Chad Bryan, Gleaner WriterKINGSTON, Jamaica:The body of an infant was discovered a short while ago on Municipal Boulevard in the vicinity of the Christian Gardens housing scheme in Portmore, St Catherine.A landscaper said he saw the bag yesterday with ... [Published Power 106 - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Support crackdown on uniform length

How can you draw any correlation between enforcing the rules of the school with the academic performance of the students? What are you saying? That we should ignore how they dress and the value attached to discipline and just go ahead and teach?Mr Editor, ... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Two more Portmore councillors sworn in

The People’s National Party’s majority in the Portmore Municipal Council has been increased with the swearing in of two more councillors today.Claude Hamilton was this morning sworn in as councillor for the Portmore Pines Division while Michael Edwards ... [Published Power 106 - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Interview: Levi Roots

12:00AMLevi Roots is the most famous man ever to walk into the Dragons’ Den. He strolled onto the BBC2 show with a guitar singing about his Reggae Reggae Sauce and his life changed forever. He is now a successful businessman, musician, inspirational speaker, ... [Published Aspire Travel Club - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

EOJ to oversee selection of Deputy Mayor of Portmore Municipal Council

Arrangements are being made by the Portmore Municipal Council for the Electoral Office of  Jamaica (EOJ), to oversee next week's selection of  a Deputy Mayor.Arrangements are also being made for the swearing in of two Portmore Councilors.In a statement ... [Published RJR News Online - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Portmore hit and run victim still unidentified

The Waterford Police in St Catherine are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the body of a woman who was the victim of a hit-and-run.The woman, who is believed to be about 40-years-old, was found along the Passagefort main road.It is reported ... [Published Power 106 - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 3 reports

Parish Council removes concealed cell tower in Portmore

ST CATHERINE, Jamaica — The St Catherine Parish Council Tuesday morning removed a cell tower concealed by a water tank in Cumberland, Portmore. ... [Published Jamaica Observer - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Sections of corporate area and Portmore to experience water disruptions

The National Water Commission (NWC) says western sections of the corporate area and Portmore will have no water or low water pressure, because of major damage to two of its main transmission lines.The commission says the damage occurred on the Constant ... [Published Power 106 - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

UWI Guild VP urges students to support subsidised bus service

Thousands of students who commute to the Mona Campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI) are to benefit from a bus service launched to transport them to school at a subsidised rate.“We are trying to get as many commuting students as possible to ... [Published Power 106 - Sep 09 2014]

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...to do, especially in light of financial and other constraints," said Simone Clarke-Cooper, group chief corporate communications manager at GK. "We sincerely hope our contribution will help them as they continue to help others." Clarke-Cooper said GK and The Gleaner share a long and fruitful relationship
...who catered for Ian Boyne's book launch at King's House in 2013 as well as Dr Morais Guy's cocktail party at Mona Visitors Lodge this year, said, "My success comes from my strong support team and the encouraging feedback I get from my clients after a successful event."
"On one hand, we must have reason to be sad as a nation that our future resides in the wishes and directives of others. On the other hand, due to our current economic plight and the way we have managed our affairs, we must see these external partners as offering us an opportunity to maintain a place in the global inter-connected marketplace and take the necessary steps to work towards real economic independence" he said
"It has always been like this, but because of the meticulous fare-collection system and allocation, people are getting to understand it more. The law speaks to students in uniforms" said the JUTC boss

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The truth about chik-v [Published Jamaica Star - 11 hours ago]
ODPEM Equipping Communities To Respond During D... [Published CaribSeek - Sep 28 2014]
Portmore police seek witnesses [Published Power 106 - Sep 27 2014]
Time to decentralise government [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Sep 27 2014]
Companies support The Gleaner 180 5k [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Sep 26 2014]
QUICKIES - Versatile donates computers [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Sep 26 2014]
Infant's body found in bag in St Catherine [Published Power 106 - Sep 23 2014]
Support crackdown on uniform length [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Sep 23 2014]
Two more Portmore councillors sworn in [Published Power 106 - Sep 22 2014]
Gov't more responsive to external partners - Tu... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Sep 22 2014]
Reshuffling for consensus and growth [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Sep 22 2014]
NHT picks winners - Teachers, nurses, cops amon... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Sep 21 2014]
JUTC defends full fares on no-school days - con... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Sep 21 2014]
Retrial of fishermen in 2004 murder of three ch... [Published Power 106 - Sep 18 2014]
Interview: Levi Roots [Published Aspire Travel Club - Sep 18 2014]
A farmer's dream come true [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Sep 18 2014]
Perceptions of political bias plague civil soci... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Sep 18 2014]
Female car dealership worker behind bars, alleg... [Published Power 106 - Sep 17 2014]
EOJ to oversee selection of Deputy Mayor of Por... [Published RJR News Online - Sep 16 2014]
Digicel to complete nationwide digital network ... [Published Telecompaper - Sep 16 2014]
Making money from mosquitoes [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Sep 16 2014]
Roger set up PNP revival with Cornwall Mountain... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Sep 14 2014]
… Appleton supports series [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Sep 14 2014]
Fake vets a real threat [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Sep 14 2014]
God spoke to me through Job [Published Jamaica Star - Sep 13 2014]
Portmore hit and run victim still unidentified [Published Power 106 - Sep 12 2014]
Digicel plans to go nat'l with cable TV service [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Sep 12 2014]
Digicel takes control of Telstar Cable's cable ... [Published Telecompaper - Sep 11 2014]
LIME's recent advertising misleading [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Sep 10 2014]
Council removes cell tower from Cumberland Meadows [Published Jamaica Observer - Sep 10 2014]
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