Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Saturday | January 5, 2013
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Cultural hub for Montego Bay - Plans afoot to revive Montego Bay Civic Centre
Central St James Member of Parliament (MP) Lloyd B. Smith said that he is aiming for a cultural revival in Montego Bay, which will include making improvements to the Montego Bay Civic Centre in Sam Sharpe Square.

MoBay Nite Out a slice of the cultural rebirth
After a protracted absence from the city's cultural landscape, the once popular MoBay Nite Out is back, breathing life into the Hip Strip, the hub of entertainment in the tourist capital.

Use art to document Jamaica's culture, teacher urges
Art teacher Tamika Williams is calling for the use of the arts to document Jamaica's culture, which in turn can help the youth develop an appreciation of preserving our cultural legacy and enhance their creativity.

Youth Focus - Lusion plans to make it big
Despite the competitive nature of the entertainment industry, 21-year-old Adrian Allen, who goes by the moniker 'Lusion', is focused on using his distinct style and delivery to stand out in a saturated profession.

Social Focus
Friends and family enjoyed the New Year's Eve party at Half Moon, A RockResort in Montego Bay.

Sunderland Primary invent solution to patch potholes
Principal Noel Burgess of the Sunderland Primary School in St James hopes to use the Sunderland Quick Patch, which his students invented, to plug the problem of potholes in his community.

Ambitious Reno lead the pack
When action resumes in the 2012-13 Captain's Bakery and Grill Western Confederation Super Football League early in the New Year, the race for supremacy should heat up as several teams are now well positioned in the 12-team competition, which is divided into two zones.

Hanover residents benefit from eye-care initiative
For over 10 years, the United States-based Eye Health Institute (EHI) has been providing eye-care treatment to residents of Hanover. Last year, the team of volunteers served some 516 patients during their mission.

Security guard on robbery charge to return on Jan 29
A St James security guard, who allegedly robbed the plaza where he was employed, was offered bail for a second time by the Montego Bay Resident Magistrate's Court last Thursday.

Egg vendor allegedly stabs, kills man with fish bone
A St James egg vendor who reportedly stabbed a man to death during an altercation was offered bail in the sum of $300,000 when she appeared in the Montego Bay Resident Magistrate's Court last Friday.


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