Outameni dreams now embroiled in controversy

Western Bureau:When Outameni Experience opened its doors in September 2007, it was predicted to be one of Jamaica's premier tourist attractions.

Trelawny falls short on attractions

Western Bureau:Even as local interest groups continue to chastise the National Housing Trust (NHT) for its controversial purchase of the Trelawny-based Outameni Experience, the absence of quality attractions in the parish is a cause for concern.


Do you consider the Government's decision to buy Outameni a worthwhile investment?Garth Wilkinson, mayor of FalmouthOutameni is not only a good investment for Trelawny, it's a great investment for Jamaica.


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Specialised ward to deal with Ebola at CRH nears completion

WESTERN BUREAU:The isolation complex, which will put Cornwall Regional Hospital (CRH) in a state of readiness to deal with the Ebola virus and other illnesses that require isolation, is likely to be ready in less than two weeks.

Westmoreland Parish Council to get new building

WESTERN BUREAU:The Westmoreland Parish Council is finally set to have its own home, with plans now in place for the construction of a J$80 million municipal building, which will be located on Great George Street, Savanna-la-Mar.

The Chill Out Hut - fun, food and frolic

Western Bureau:It is commonly said that, 'seeing is believing', and based on the feedback from those persons who have visited the Chill Out Hut, the new entertainment hangout in the Trelawny/St James area, there is nothing but high praise for the somewhat unique attraction.

Dealing with deep vein thrombus

They say what you don't know won't hurt you, but most of us realise that those are the things that have the best chance to do just that.

Dr Vendryes unveils new book for men

Western Bureau:Dr Anthony Vendryes, who hosts a weekly radio programme on Power 106 and writes a column in The Gleaner dubbed An Ounce of Prevention, has released a book promoting healthy lifestyle.

Montego Bay United FC diversifies offerings

Western Bureau:With the recent addition of a go-cart track among its non-football related offerings, there can be no question that Montego Bay United Football Club (MBUFC), which occupies a 25-acre property on the outskirts of Montego Bay, is much more than just a football club.

Couple on fraud charges gets new date

WESTERN BUREAU:A Westmoreland-based couple, who is before the Montego Bay Resident Magistrate's Court on fraud charges, were given a new court date when the case came up for mention on Monday, as their attorney was not present for the hearing.

Cops on drug smuggling charges case deferred

WESTERN BUREAU:A drug smuggling case, involving a police officer and a former airport employee was deferred until December 1 when they appeared in the Montego Bay RM Court on Monday as the prosecutor from the office of the Director of Public...

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