Tag: Manchester

6 Things You Need To Know Today – August 3, 2016

Storm Relief – Jamaicans Rejoice At Escaping Earl. Jamaicans, surprised by the suddenness of warnings to prepare for a major weather system, are breathing a sigh of relief after the country escaped the worst of an “unusually” fast-moving tropical wave which

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 5, 2016

‘This Is War’ – Mobay Interests Argue Over Call For State Of Emergency. Police Commissioner Dr Carl Williams has stirred up a hornet’s nest among Montego Bay stakeholders with his dismissive stance against the imposition of a state of emergency as

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

2015 Crime Stats – January to October Preview

In light of the ongoing dialogue on the murder rate in Parliament (see here and here) and the tragic shooting last night of a UTECH medical student, diGJamaica has obtained crime statistics from January to October 24, 2015. We will have

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Sun, Sea & Sand – The Beaches Of Jamaica

What’s better than a beach trip to soak up some vitamin D and cool off at the same time? Here’s a run down of the best or most popular beaches in Jamaica, by parish. St Catherine – The Hellshire area

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Travel Tuesday – Must-See Places By Parish 2

As we continue our trek around Jamaica for Parish Pride month, we decided to check in at the hot spots in Clarendon, Manchester, St Elizabeth, Westmoreland, Hanover, St James and Trelawny that we have featured in our Travel Tuesday series over

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Parish Pride – How Did Your Parish Get Its Name? Part 2

In 1664, the Spanish relinquished control of Jamaica to the British and Sir Thomas Modyford divided this fair isle into seven administrative units known as parishes. These were located mainly in the mid to south-eastern end of the island: Clarendon,

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Parish Facts – Clarendon, Manchester & St Elizabeth

This week, we continue Parish Pride month with some quick facts about the parishes of Clarendon and Manchester to wrap up the county of Middlesex, then venture into neighbouring St Elizabeth in Cornwall. Clarendon The parish was named for Lord Chancellor Sir Edward Hyde, the Earl

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

6 Things You Need To Know Today – February 27, 2014

Gangs Crave Peace: West Kgn Factions Want End To Violence. After nearly two years of bloodletting in sections of western Kingston that claimed scores of lives, law-abiding residents are keeping their fingers crossed for better days as alleged gang members are

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

List: NSWMA Garbage Collection Schedule

Wondering when your garbage should be picked up? Click on the relevant link below to get the National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) collection schedule for your region. Metropolitan Parks and Markets Ltd (MPM) – Covering St Catherine, Kingston and St

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Explore The Cockpit Country

Last Travel Tuesday, we took to the Blue Mountains for our first outing of the year. This week, we continue on our nature trail with a trip to explore the wonders of the Cockpit Country. There are a number of

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,