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.
Source:: Whorms Grateful For Wheelchair
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.
Source:: Bon Voyage Mr. Prince
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.
Source:: Damage to Half-Way-Tree Clock
Historic performances from former Manchester High School students Elaine Thompson and Omar McLeod highlighted the contributions of athletes from the south-central region in Jamaica’s outstanding display in the track and field portion of the just concluded XXXI Olympiad in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Source:: South-central athletes shine in Rio
The Kingston and St. Andrew Corporation, the KSAC will be launching a poetry competition, themed ‘Proud of My Black Skin’ in commemoration of the 129th Anniversary of the birth of Jamaica’s first and only International Hero, the Rt. Excellent Marcus Garvey.
“If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life.”
A famous quote of Marcus Garvey; this quote is one that truly embodies racial pride, the core of the lessons taught by his excellence.
Commonly known as a ‘son of the soil’, Marcus Garvey was a great visionary of his time. His contribution to Jamaica, the Caribbean and Africa is undeniable. He devoted his life to the liberation and development of black people across the world, particularly for people of his own country, Jamaica.