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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Report on CARILED Workshop (November 20-21, 2014

The Cariled workshop was held on November 20-21 in Port of Spain, Trinidad and attended by Mayor Angela Brown Burke representing KSAC and Councillor Audrey Smith-Facey representing ALGAJ.

The aim of the workshop was to have participating local governments from across the region and Canada to share their experiences in promoting and supporting local economic development.

It looked at the history of Local Government and the current status including pending reform.

Please find full report attached.

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Source:: Report on CARILED Workshop (November 20-21, 2014

KSAC CONDEMNS ATTACK ON COUNCILLOR OF THE PAPINE DIVISION

Councillor Venesha Phillips, Papine Division

The Kingston and St. Andrew Corporation (KSAC) takes this opportunity to unreservedly condemn the recent violent attack on the Councillor for the Papine Division, Miss. Venesha Phillips and other bystanders. This brazen and senseless attack by thugs in an attempt to intimidate and manipulate employment benefits on the Golding Avenue project is absolutely reprehensible and indicative of the kind of behavior that needs to be consistently rejected.

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Source:: KSAC CONDEMNS ATTACK ON COUNCILLOR OF THE PAPINE DIVISION

Climate Change Competition

The Portmore Municipal Council in partnership with the City of Hagen, Germany is currently embarking on a Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation project. subsequent One component of the project is a student exchange internship programme, being undertaken by both cities under the Global Engagement Climate Change Programme, 50 cities by 2015 of which the Municipality of Portmore and the City of Hagen, have been twinned since 2012.

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Source:: Climate Change Competition