LOIS ANN BARNHART

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      Lois Ann Barnhart, age 92, of Waterford, passed away peacefully at Waterford Senior Living with family at her side on Monday, Dec. 25, 2017. Lois was born in Milwaukee on April 6, 1925, to Carl and Selma Luhn. She was a 1943 graduate of North Division High School and would proudly recite the school Read More

Govt ready to relocate Guyanese from Venezuelan eastern town

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As political and economic unrest in neighbouring Venezuela spreads, the Guyana government on Friday said it was paying keen attention to the welfare of Guyanese in the neighbouring eastern Venezuelan town of Puerto Ordaz and would be willing to help them return if the situation worsens. “If we felt that life, limb and property of Read More

Harmon distances govt from Information Chief’s criticism of Indian govt

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Imran Khan The Director of the Guyana government’s Department of Public Information, Imran Khan’s claim that India deliberately excluded Guyana government Indo-Guyanese parliamentarians from participating in a conference of persons of Indian origin was Friday rejected by the government. “I have seen the article in the newspaper and what I would say is that it Read More

Down Eats: Jamaica Cuisine Cafe in Snow Hill

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SNOW HILL, N.C. (WNCT) – If you’re looking to try something a little different, you may want to head to Jamaica Cuisine Cafe in Snow Hill. Located just a bit from downtown, Jamaica Cuisine Cafe is offering you a taste of the islands. From classics like pig tails or ox tails, to homemade jerk chicken, Read More

Baby Jesus stolen from nativity scene outside Bayonne church

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BAYONNE — A statue of baby Jesus was stolen this week from a nativity scene at the St. Vincent de Paul Church on Avenue C, authorities said. Church officials say the statue was taken Monday, but they did not notice it was missing Wednesday morning and reported it to police. They have since removed the nativity Read More

Minister Shaw Urges Beverage Manufacturers to Cut Sugar Content

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Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Hon. Audley Shaw, is appealing to beverage manufacturers to lower the sugar content in their products or force the Government to take action. He said they can either respond voluntarily “or we as a Government can respond to the needs of the country through appropriate policy prescriptions.” “There Read More

NWC Outlines Challenge of Serving Deep Rural Districts

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The National Water Commission (NWC) is encouraging Jamaicans living in deep rural communities to explore using tanks and catchment facilities to store potable water for domestic use. “It is not economically viable for the NWC to provide an efficient service and to generate a surplus that could be adequately reinvested if we take on some Read More

Water Treatment Facility to Be Constructed Near Dam Head

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A 15-million gallon water treatment facility is to be constructed on the Rio Cobre at Content, near Dam Head, in St. Catherine, under a private/public partnership (PPP), involving the National Water Commission (NWC). This was announced by President of the NWC, Mark Barnett, at a Jamaica Information (JIS) ‘Think Tank’, on January 11. He pointed Read More