Hanover History

Hanover-MapSThe parish of Hanover, located on the western end of Jamaica, bordered by the parishes of St. James to the east and Westmoreland to the south... READ MORE.

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Historic Sites: Hanover

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Top Ten Sites in Jamaica
1. Blenheim – This is the birth place of the Jamaican Prime Minister Alexander Bustamante.

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Merlene Ottey winning lifetime achievement award

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Sprint legend Merlene Ottey, sprint star Veronica Campbell-Brown
and boxer Mike McCallum at the RJR Sports Foundation National
Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year awards ceremony

Friday evening saw Merlene Ottey presented with a lifetime achievement award at RJR Sports Foundation National Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year awards ceremony held at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel in New Kingston. "This feels wonderful and I'm very grateful for the attention that you all have been showing me," said a clearly moved.

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Grand Palladium to build another 2000 New rooms

Over US$1 billion in investments for tourism sector over the next two to three years

Grand_Palladium_Jamaica_large_groupsSeveral new projects that were slated for Jamaica’s tourism industry, but were put on hold due to the global economic depression, are expected to get off the ground starting this year. This is expected to channel some US$1billion in investments into the island’s vibrant tourism sector which continues to win international acclaim.

“The chairman (of the Jamaica Tourist Board) and myself went on a very vital mission to Europe last week and a very successful mission (where) we went to see our investment partners in the industry from Spain as well as some from the UK and we are very pleased to advise that the investment program that was stalled somewhat because of the recession and the dramatic change in the capital markets is coming back on track,” announced Minister of Tourism, the Hon. Edmund Bartlett on Thursday.

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The Rt. Hon. Percival James Patterson

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Percival James Patterson was born in 1935. His parents Henry Patterson, a farmer and Ina James, a primary school teacher were both from the parish of Hanover.

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The Tryall Water – Wheel

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The Gigantic Tryall Water–Wheel in Sandy Bay Hanover is nearly 200 years old and still turning.
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