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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Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) Tabletop Simulation Exercise

On Thursday July 7, 2016, the Manchester Parish Council’s Parish Disaster, Planning and Management Committee, which included government agencies, participated in an in-house Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) Tabletop simulation exercise conducted by Mrs. Camille Beckford-Palmer, Regional Coordinator in the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM).

The training was conducted to highlight the preparedness of the Council and other key response agencies in dealing with natural disasters and other emergency.

The agencies that participated were:

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