Sunshine Jerk Centre
Sunshine Jerk Centre in Portmore, St Catherine continues to satisfy the palates of patrons who flock to it for their favourite jerk product.
The Centre is located along the Newland main road in the Sunshine City, and according to the...
Guanamo Vale Parish Anglican Church
The Guanamo Vale Parish Anglican Church, a majestic edifice built in 1786, continues to warm the hearts of all.
Membership stands at 55. The current rector, Father Ronald Keene-Dawes, took over from Father Renaldo...
AN INTRODUCTION TO THE PARISH OF ST. CATHERINE
This profile of the parish of St. Catherine was commissioned by the Natural Resources Conservation Authority (NRCA) of the Ministry of the Environment and Housing, Government of Jamaica. It is jointly sponsored by the NRCA and the Parish Council of St. Ca
AN INTRODUCTION TO THE PARISH OF ST. CATHERINE - Part 2
THE SOCIAL SETTING
CHAPTER 3: THE SOCIAL SETTING
3.1.1 THE INCREASE IN THE POPULATION OF ST. CATHERINE The population of St. Catherine steadily increased at average annual rates of between 0.7%-1.7% between the census years 1871 and 1970. During...
About the Rio Cobre
The Rio Cobre River can be considered a blessing in disguise to the hundreds of residents in St. Catherine that depend on irrigation water particularly for agricultural purposes.
Yet this river has been a watery grave for a number of people when...