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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,...
Prince Harry to visit Jamaica on behalf of the Queen
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Prince Harry to visit Jamaica on behalf of the Queen

Grandson of The Queen, His Royal Highness, Prince Henry of Wales (always known as Prince Harry), will visit Jamaica from March 5 to 8 on behalf of The Queen. The four-day visit is in commemoration of The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee – her 60th year since accession. Prince Harry’s visit to Jamaica is the final stop in his visits to Commonwealth countries in the Caribbean. The other two stops will be in Belize followed by The Bahamas. This is the first time that Prince Harry will be on an official duty on behalf of The Queen. It is also his first time in the Caribbean. A captain in the Army Air Corps, the Prince holds two honorary military appointments in the Royal Navy and the Royal Air Force. While Prince Harry’s full time role is as a serving member of the military, he is the patron of a numb...
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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.