MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica - Prominent Montego Bay attorney Nathan Robb has been elected to serve as president of the influential Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MBCCI).
Robb was installed Wednesday evening at the chamber's annual general meeting held at the Wexford Hotel in the resort city.
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AS the Christmas season approaches, Dwayne Henry is a man on a mission. Inspired by his four-year-old son, he takes what others throw away, adds some imagination, and gives them new life.
He builds toy cars from discarded material.
"I never went to school for this. It's all self-taught," Henry told Auto.
He uses his inherent engineering knowledge to convert used electrical parts into fully functional remote-controlled toy cars, using bits and pieces he finds at Kingston's Riverton City dump.
Wires, switches, old motors, wheels, lights, and old body shells, anything to give life to whatever project he may be working on.
"I go through the garbage searching for things to use," said Henry, who hails from the community of Waterhouse in St Andrew.
"My first car was controlled by a cellphone, but it didn't work 100 per cent, so I moved on."
Since then, Henry has created two more remote-controlled cars, pushing the limits of his design and electrical skills. Currently unemployed, Henry waits for the opportunity to fulfil his dream of being a designer of electrical toys.
Dwayne Henry poses with his
creations. (Photo: Naphtali Junior)
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