Jamaicans Urged To Do Farming

 When contemplating her career path as a youngster, Citerina Atkins did not have farming on her list of options, but three years into her journey as a member of the agricultural sector, she is now [more..]


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Labour Day Saw 20 Hernia Surgeries at SABH

Twenty hernia patients at the St. Ann’s Bay Regional Hospital have benefitted from well-needed surgeries, freeing them of constant pain, and enabling them to return to work and other activities. The surgeries were all performed [more..]

Official Opening – Alexandria Library

Residents in the Alexandria community have been without a library for over six (6) years, due to fire destroying the Library that originally served the community. The construction of the new library is the brainchild [more..]

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Cop charged with assault allowed to take vacation abroad

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Who Benefits From Bauxite Mining?

Bauxite mining has now arrived in Walkerswood, Saint Ann. There is large scale mining of bauxite taking place to the east and south of Walkerswood. The bauxite company is carrying out its activities with no [more..]


2019 Annual International Jazz Fest, Ocho Rios St. Ann

Before you attend the Ocho Rios Jazz Festival it’s important to know the basics about the history of jazz. Jazz/classic blues are actually music innovation of the early 1900s. However, certain traits actually originated from [more..]

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Aabuthnott Board Resigns!

The Aabuthnott Gallimore High School in St Ann is to get a new board following the resignation of  the members. GPO understands that the Board resigned due to several disagreements with [more..]

Beach Life For Beach Bums

Do you want to be a beach bum in Jamaica? It’s easy, just be in Jamaica, appear on a beach – any beach – smile and communicate with anyone you [more..]

Crowd Funding Gutter Cleanups

I was walking up main street in Ocho Rios sometime last week, admiring all the offerings from cigar selling shops to money exchange sites and underground money exchange personnel (Dollars [more..]

Farming For Visitors

14,000 Farmers Registered with RADA in St. Ann Farmer registration in the parish of St. Ann is progressing smoothly, with more than 14,000 farmers registered with the Rural Agricultural Development [more..]

A Profile of St. Ann

Parish Name: St. Ann Capital: St. Ann’s Bay Land Area: 1,210.25 sq km (467.3 sq mi) Population: 173,232 History St. Ann was named after Ann Hyde, wife of James II, King of England and is [more..]


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Brown’s Town Community College (BTCC) hosted its graduation ceremony for the class of 2016 on Thursday, November 17, at the main campus, in Brown’s Town, St Ann. The ceremony was hosted under the theme “Committed [more..]

Aabuthnott Gallimore High Aims to Improve Math Average

Head of the Mathematics Department (HOD) at Aabuthnott Gallimore High School in St Ann, Daphne Hall-Brown is determined to improve the school’s average in mathematics for the next academic year. The subject, Hall-Brown said is [more..]
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Courts Furniture Store Upgraded

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Hurricane Matthew is Coming

Jamaica’s emergency management agency started deploying supplies to shelters yesterday as Hurricane Matthew gained strength while churning across the warm waters of the central Caribbean, resulting in the Meteorological Service labelling the cyclone “extremely dangerous” [more..]