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Volunteers Refurbish Port Royal Primary and Infant School
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Volunteers Refurbish Port Royal Primary and Infant School

Science, Technology, Energy and Mining Minister, Hon. Phillip Paulwell, and Director General, Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ), Dr. Gladstone Hutchinson, headed a large group of volunteers who, on Wednesday (May 23), undertook refurbishing of the Port Royal Primary and Infant School. The school was selected by the PIOJ as its major project for Labour Day 2012. They were joined by South Korea’s Ambassador to Jamaica, His Excellency Kimo Lim, along with representatives of the embassy in Jamaica, the Korea/Jamaica Association, the International Youth Fellowship (IYF), and staff of the PIOJ. The activities carried out included: painting of the auditorium and canteen area; planting of fruit trees; and re-organisation of the school’s library. Manager of the PIOJ’s Population and Health Unit,...
Falmouth Port’s Importance Highlighted
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Falmouth Port’s Importance Highlighted

Chairperson of the Tourism Product Development Company (TPDCo), Maxine Henry-Wilson, has emphasised that the Falmouth Port, in Trelawny is a natural economic asset, attracting thousands of overseas visitors, and members of the community must protect the facility. "The port won several awards recently, and last year about 500,000 persons came to that port. Trelawny is on the map again, you have a natural asset - a port which allows you to provide for the world,” she told students of the Muschett High School, in Trelawny, at their Career Expo, held on April 27. Mrs. Henry-Wilson, also a former Education Minister, said that persons must be trained to work at the port, who are able to provide goods and services, so that people are entertained. "The most sustainable gift that you get, and the ...
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Featured Photo – Port Royal Sunset

Port Royal is one of Jamaica’s most renowned towns that was once a large and bustling city and the centre of shipping commerce in the Caribbean Sea during the latter half of the 17th century. It a city located at the end of the Palisadoes at the mouth of the Kingston Harbour, in southeastern Jamaica. A devastating earthquake on June 7, 1692, largely destroying Port Royal, causing two thirds of the city to sink into the Caribbean Sea. Today Port Royal is a quiet fishing village but it’s underwater sections are considered by some experts as the most important underwater archaeological site in the western hemisphere.
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Featured Photo – Port Royal

Port Royal seagulls and fishing boats Port Royal is one of Jamaica's most renouned towns that was once a large and bussling city and the centre of shipping commerce in the Caribbean Sea during the latter half of the 17th century. It a city located at the end of the Palisadoes at the mouth of the Kingston Harbour, in southeastern Jamaica. A devastating earthquake on June 7, 1692, largely destroying Port Royal, causing two thirds of the city to sink into the Caribbean Sea. Today Port Royal is a quiet fishing village but it's underwater sections are considered by some experts as the most important underwater archaeological site in the western hemisphere.