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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LOCAL GOVERNANCE BILL TABLED IN PARLIAMENT

The last of the three Strategic Laws designed to give Local Government Reform practical effect within Jamaica is now before Parliament. The Local Governance Bill, which was tabled in the House of Representatives recently, is intended among other things to give Local Authorities greater scope and autonomy in the management of local matters. The Bill also provides a clear accountability framework, to ensure that the activities of the Local Authorities reflect the wishes of the people they serve.

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