Portmore Jamaica

Sunshine City of Jamaica is Portmore

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Portmore was granted Municipality status in 2003 and has its own City Council and Mayor, following the British-based model of Jamaican local government

Horse Racing is popular and all major horse races are run at Caymanas Park located in north Portmore.

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Whorms Grateful For Wheelchair

(from left) are: Member of Parliament Fitz Jackson, Surragee Whorms Sr and Leon Thomas, acting mayor of Portmore.

Twenty-four-year-old paraplegic Surragee Whorms Jr of Daytona, Portmore, St Catherine, has received a wheelchair to assist with his mobility.

The Sunday Gleaner highlighted Whorms’ plight and acting Mayor of Portmore Leon Thomas, accompanied by Member of Parliament for the area Fitz Jackson, presented a new wheelchair to Whorms on Sunday.

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Source:: Whorms Grateful For Wheelchair

Bon Voyage Mr. Prince

Bon Voyage Mr. Prince

Saying goodbye is never an easy thing, but as the sentiments were expressed to Mr. Gregory Prince, outgoing St. Catherine Social Development Commission’s Parish Manager, at an intimate reception held in his honor, at the Caymans Golf Club, on Thursday, August 18, farewell was shared joy.

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Source:: Bon Voyage Mr. Prince

Damage to Half-Way-Tree Clock

The Kingston and St. Andrew Corporation (KSAC) regrets the fire which reportedly has damaged the historic Half-Way-Tree Square Clock.
This iconic landmark has for centuries been the main arrival and departure point for Kingston, from the days of the ‘horse and buggy’ before motor vehicles and the demarcation line for downtown and uptown Kingston.

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Source:: Damage to Half-Way-Tree Clock