Tag Archives: Montego Bay

$75m Fire At The Montego Bay Shoe Market

Fire early yesterday morning razed a big section of the Old Shoe Market in Montego Bay. About 30 vendors lost their shops, which left losses estimated at j$75m. Some of the affected vendors alleged that the fire was started after one of their female colleagues fell asleep, leaving a burning candle unattended. The fire comes 3 days after a JPS ...

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Montego Bay Student James Welds Jr. Finds Perfection in GSAT

James Welds Jr. of Corinaldi Avenue Primary School in Montego Bay was among the elite group of students to attain perfection in the 2015 Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT), scoring a 100% average in the five disciplines which make up the annual examination. The unassuming James, who was quite elated on hearing his results, will attend the school of his ...

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Nikki Z is Heading To Hot 102’s ‘Mawning Show’

Radio personality Nikki Z has let the cat out of the bag by revealing that she will be taking over the weekday morning slot on Hot 102 starting next Monday. Nikki Z will host ‘The Mawning Show’ on Hot 102 FM between 6 and 10 a.m. She said the show will have the latest in entertainment news, as well as ...

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Sangster International Named #1 Caribbean Airport

Jamaica’s Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay, St James has been named the region’s number one airport for 2015 by the online publication Caribbean Journal. “Any airport where we can grab a piping hot Tastee patty within moments of arrival is a good one in our book. Throw in Club Mo’Bay (a tranquil, Jamaican art-filled oasis we tapped as our ...

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Southwest Airlines Begins Flight To Montego Bay

Southwest Airlines, America’s largest low fare carrier, commenced international service from nine US airports to several destinations, including Montego Bay, yesterday. The international service is among the final steps of Southwest’s integration of AirTran Airways. In addition to Montego Bay, Southwest jets now fly from the airline’s nine gateway airports to seven international airports in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic and ...

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Big Guns & Ammunition Bust in Montego Bay

The Jamaica Customs Contraband Enforcement Team and the Jamaica Constabulary Force Trans-national Crimes and Narcotics Division have seized a major shipment of guns and ammunition at the Port Handlers warehouse in Montego Bay. Jamaica Customs says an electronic examination of a barrel showed something strange and so a more detail examination was conducted by the authorities. This resulted in the ...

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Some Montego Bay Intersections To Be Temporarily Reduced To Single Lane Traffic

The NWA is advising motorists & pedestrians that several intersections in Mobay, St James, will be temporarily reduced to single lane use over the weekend. The affected intersections will be Alice Eldemire Drive & Bogue Road, Barnett Street & Fairfield Road & the Alice Eldemire Drive & Howard Cooke Boulevard. The changes are to facilitate the excavation and laying of ...

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Rickey Teetz Donates To Charity

Montego Bay based dancehall artiste Rickey Teetz is a firm believer in giving back to the community. He was one of the featured acts on the recently concluded Rainforest Seafood Festival in St. James. Proceeds were in aid of the Cornwall Regional Hospital in that parish. “I was just grateful for the opportunity to lend my talents to support this ...

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Confirmed: KFC Bogue (Montego Bay) Fire Under Control

The Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant located in Fairview, Montego Bay, was moments ago on fire. The origin of the fire is unknown,. Fire Fighters are currently on the scene. There are no reports of serious injuries or fatalities.

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