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  • Prime Minister P.J. Patterson will officially open the 53rd staging of the Denbigh Agricultural and Industrial Show on Sunday, July 31 at the Denbigh Showground in May Pen, Clarendon.

  • KINGSTON The Jamaica Railway Corporation (JRC) will celebrate the Emancipation Day holiday weekend with special excursions to the Denbigh Agricultural, Industrial and Food Show in May Pen, Clarendon, on Sunday, July 31 and Monday, August 1.

  • Clarendon

    Clarendon

    The route will see the train arriving in Bog Walk at 9:15 a.m.; Spanish Town, 9:35 a.m.; Old Harbour, 10:02 a.m.; and Bodles Junction, 10:15, before crossing into Clarendon and rolling into the capital, May Pen, at 10:43 a.m., and arriving in Denbigh at 10:55 a.m.

  • Disaster Mitigation High on Agenda at Parish Review in Clarendon May 31 - Jamaica Information Service

  • Clarendon

    Clarendon

    Director General of the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM), Dr. Barbara Carby is to address matters relating to disaster mitigation in Clarendon, on Wednesday, May 31.

  • Clarendon

    Clarendon

    Carlissa Pearson, Health Educator at the Health Department, informed JIS News that the one hour panel discussion is aimed at dealing with and correcting problems peculiar to Clarendon concerning disasters, and in particular, the roles and responsibilities of the various agencies.

  • Clarendon

    Clarendon

    This, she said, was significant as Clarendon is noted to be one of the parishes in the island, which usually suffers severe damage from flooding during hurricanes and tropical storms.

  • Clarendon

    Clarendon

    Dr. Carby will also address a national response and how Clarendon fits into the scheme of things, she said.

  • Clarendon

    Clarendon

    Other panelists will be Mayor of May Pen, Councillor Milton Brown; Delroy Palmer, Parish Manager of the Ministry of Labour and Social Security; Ripton Vickers, Red Cross Co-ordinator; Errol Hope, Deputy Superintendent of the Fire Department; Noel Kennedy, Water Production Manager at the National Water Commission (NWC); Dr. Sonia Copeland, Medical Officer of Health at the Clarendon Health Department, and Superintendent of Police, Derrick Knight, Commanding Officer for Clarendon.

  • Already, 27 one and two-bedroom housing units have been provided for PATH beneficiaries in the parishes of Hanover, St. Catherine, St. Thomas, Clarendon, Kingston and St. Andrew and St. James.