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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New Chamber Council for St. Elizabeth PC

Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Noel Arscott, last week officially opened the Council Chamber of the St. Elizabeth Parish Council, which was built at a cost of approximately $20 million.
The opening of the chamber is the first phase of construction of a new municipal building for the parish at a cost of $50 million.
The new Council Chamber, built through funding from the Ministry and the

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KSAC’s 2015 City and Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony and Free Concert

On Wednesday, December 2, 2015, under the theme “Its Christmas: Give a little love”, the KSAC will hold a City and Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony along with a concert featuring artistes such as Etana, Kevin Downswell, Romain Virgo, Omani and any more.

Our greatest responsibility as City leaders is one of care; caring for the environment, the elderly and our youths.

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Source:: KSAC’s 2015 City and Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony and Free Concert

Youth Advisory Task Force/NYS Personal Development Workshop on Leadership

In observance of Local Government, Community and Youth Month, the KSAC’s Youth Advisory Task Force recently partnered with the National Youth Service to hold a Personal Development session focusing on leadership.

The workshop was centered around strengthening leadership and entrepreneurial skills in our youth and explored interesting areas such as character development, job interviews and local economic development among others.

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ST. CATHERINE PARISH COUNCIL SALUTES MEN

ST. CATHERINE PARISH COUNCIL SALUTES MEN

The idea that men are probable the last to be highlighted on any given day or on special occasions, if at all, was pushed way in the back seat when the St. Catherine Parish Council saluted over (120) men at a Celebratory Luncheon held in the Council’s Chamber, Emancipation Square, on Friday, November 20, 2015, just a day after International Men’s Day which was officially celebrated on November 19.

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Remembrance Day Ceremony and Religious Service

Remembrance Day Ceremony and Religious Service

Remembrance Day, also known as Poppy Day, Armistice Day or Veterans Day is a day to commemorate the sacrifices of members of the armed forces specifically since the First World War. It is observed on November 11 to recall the end of World War I on that date in 1918. (In Jamaica, Remembrance Day is usually observed on the second Sunday in November).

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St. Catherine Parish Council Youth Mayor 2015

St. Catherine Parish Council Youth Mayor 2015

Lance Scott is the St. Catherine Parish Council Youth Mayor for 2015. The decision for selection was mutually made by students from collaborating schools who also vied for the position.

Lance is a second year student at the University of the West Indies and is originally from the Ginger Ridge community in rural St. Catherine. He was recommended by Councillor Ralston Wilson, Councillor for the Ginger Ridge Division and Deputy Mayor for Spanish Town.

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Source:: St. Catherine Parish Council Youth Mayor 2015

WALK GOOD SISTER SCULLY

Sister Scully giving a strong and powerful performance at the KSAC's Gospel on the Waterfront Easter Concert in April of this year

The Kingston and St. Andrew Corporation (KSAC) wishes to express heartfelt condolences to the relatives, friends, fans and church and gospel music family of Audrey Scully Hall, affectionately called “Sister Scully.”

The KSAC joins all Jamaicans and members of the gospel music industry in mourning the death of a lady who is truly one of the pioneers of traditional gospel music in Jamaica.

Sister Scully will forever be remembered for timeless songs such as Hurry Up, No Other Blood and Hard Road to Travel and certainly her strong and powerful delivery of these songs.

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