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Published:Monday | June 19, 2017 | 12:00 AMJanet Silvera

WESTERN BUREAU:Ian Kerr, managing director of Sunset at the Palms, is the Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association's (JHTA) Hotelier of the Year for 2017.Kerr was recognised for his sterling contribution to the development and enrichment of a quality...

Published:Monday | June 19, 2017 | 12:00 AMJanet Silvera

Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett says Jamaica is at a delicate crossroad where the media will have to decide whether a culture of "read while you bleed" should take precedence over the national good.In a Gleaner interview yesterday, Bartlett...

Published:Sunday | June 18, 2017 | 12:00 AMJanet Silvera

WESTERN BUREAU:While acknowledging the role of the media in a free democracy, Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett says that graphic details of crime in Jamaica can destroy all the gains that have been made in the tourism sector in recent years."No...

Published:Wednesday | June 14, 2017 | 12:00 AMJanet Silvera

WESTERN BUREAU:Staying true to public-private sector partnership thrust, Hospiten Montego Bay will help to boost the Blood Bank at the Cornwall Regional Hospital (CRH) today.The private hospital joins the rest of the world in observing World Blood...

Published:Sunday | June 11, 2017 | 12:00 AMJanet Silvera

WESTERN BUREAU:With Jamaica now poised to be a force in medical tourism, a name that is certain to come to the fore as a pioneer is Dr Geoffrey Dale Williams - surgeon and health...

Published:Sunday | June 11, 2017 | 12:00 AMJanet Silvera

WESTERN BUREAU:Both the Hilton Rose Hall Resort and Pace Band placed the icing on the cake baked by organisers of the Jamaica International Exhibition (JIE), as the curtains closed on the Jamaica Manufacturers'...

Published:Sunday | June 11, 2017 | 12:00 AMJanet Silvera

WESTERN BUREAU:Jamaicans from the diaspora as well as locals turned up in large numbers for Angela Escoffery's stunning all-white affair at Marley Place (Beach) in St Mary recently.The Jamaican-born New Yorker, who...

Published:Friday | June 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMJanet Silvera

WESTERN BUREAU:Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett says Caribbean islands can no longer afford to act in isolation and need to come together to fully maximise the benefits from tourism.He noted that to continue with the status quo or the "every man...

Published:Friday | June 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMJanet Silvera

WESTERN BUREAU:President of the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and Industry, T'Shura Gibbs; businesswoman, Carlene Paula Arscott; Rosh Marketing's Roshan Ramchandani; and Deja Vu's Rajesh Kripalani opened up their homes last week to wine and dine...

Published:Wednesday | June 7, 2017 | 12:17 AMJanet Silvera

WESTERN BUREAU: Captain Horace Burrell is being hailed as a visionary who was ahead of his time, by business leaders and close allies in western Jamaica."His heart was basically to ensure that football remained at an international level and his...

Published:Wednesday | June 7, 2017 | 12:00 AMJanet Silvera

WESTERN BUREAU:Forensic experts are to return today to continue investigations related to the disappearance of 24-year-old Nadian Dyer and her three-year-old daughter, Orlandie Malcolm, who were believed to be murdered and buried inside a bedroom in...

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