Tag: Trelawny

6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 4, 2016

Scammer Appeal – Commish Wants Secret Disclosures From Mobay Business Interests; Bunting Calls For Emergency Measures. Commissioner of Police Dr Carl Williams is calling for business operators in western Jamaica to collaborate with the security forces by secretly exposing lottery scammers

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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

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Cool Waters – Beat The Heat At These Rivers And Falls

It’s Travel Tuesday, and although it’s almost too hot to even think about leaving the comfort of your home AC or fans, you still need a little fun in the sun. A little road trip with friends will do the

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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

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Parish Pride – How Did Your Parish Get Its Name? Part 3

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,

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Parish Facts – Westmoreland, Hanover, St James & Trelawny

This week, we continue Parish Pride month by venturing further into the county of Cornwall, with Westmoreland, Hanover, St James and Trelawny. Westmoreland Formed in 1703, the parish is called Westmoreland most likely because it was created out of the lands in the west

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It Name Wat? Unusual Place Names in Jamaica

Jamaica is a wonderful land filled with beauty and wonder. One day spent travelling around Jamaica reveals mouth-watering food, amazing landmarks,  gorgeous fauna and flora and some of our world famous attractions. What we are also known for is our mind-boggling and head

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 2, 2015

Students Pay Tribute At The Reverend Glen Archer’s Funeral. Whenever Khadine Blake feels like giving up, she looks at the ring she got for being a member of Ardenne High’s Schools’ Challenge Quiz team in 2009 – a team coached by

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – February 17, 2015

Education Ministry Slams Schools For Mock Exam Fees. The principals of primary schools who have imposed fees of between $1,300 and $4,000 on students preparing to sit the mock exam for the Grade Four Achievement Test have been rebuked sharply and

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – February 2, 2015

Degrees In Limbo. Dozens of environmental health students in the final phase of their four-year programme at the University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech) are in danger of not graduating in November or receiving their certification. This is because of a disagreement

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