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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Counting the Homeless – St. Catherine

Counting the Homeless – St. Catherine
Homelessness in Jamaica has become a chronic problem and the numbers are growing according to reports.
Acting on the directives of the Board of Supervision, (a statutory body operating under the Ministry of Local Government and Community Development), Poor Relief Departments across the country embarked on a National Count of the Homeless population. In July 2017 St. Catherine’s count was successfully carried out.

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