(Jamaica Gleaner) Fans will recognise Kevoy Burton as the lead actor in Right Girl, Wrong Address for the play’s final few weeks at Centerstage, or as the intense financial ‘coach’ on Victoria Mutual Group’s iSave campaign.
(Trinidad Express) The media have been banned from the funeral of Satnayaran Maharaj, secretary general of the Sanatan Dharma Maha Sabha (SDMS).
(Trinidad Newsday) The day before she was fired as Scarborough General Hospital’s Medical Chief of Staff, Dr Rufaro Celestine sent a legal letter to the Tobago Regional Health Authority (TRHA), questioning the conduct of the authority’s CEO Sheldon Cyrus in relation to an e-mail she had written, two weeks ago, expressing concern about the shortage of medical staff at the hospital.
(Jamaica Observer) A day after Alisia Beckford buried her brother and was preparing to attend church, gunmen entered her yard in Bayshore Heights, St Andrew, and sprayed her son, Justin Foster, with bullets.
(Trinidad Guardian) Two teenagers, a 15-year-old girl and 19-year-old boy, drowned at the Argyle Waterfall in Tobago yesterday, after a sudden gush of water caught them off-guard.
(Trinidad Guardian) A 26-year-old man from El Dorado was shot and killed while purchasing a meal in Curepe, early yesterday.
(Trinidad Express) A man was attacked and beaten to death with a concrete block in Ste Madeleine near San Fernando on Sunday afternoon.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, (Reuters) – Haiti needs international support to tackle an unfolding humanitarian crisis, President Jovenel Moise said in an interview, two months into anti-government protests that have exacerbated food insecurity in the Americas’ poorest nation.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Barbara Smith, better known as Lady Ann, a veteran dancehall artiste whose megahit, Informer, set her in a league of her own, has come in for commendation from the wife of Brigadier Jerry.
(Trinidad Newsday) A three-year-old girl died in the arms of her father after suffering for three days from cold-like symptoms, which her family believes were related to the H1N1 virus (swine flu).
(Jamaica Observer) One member of Jamaica’s Parliament has boldly admitted to accepting monetary gifts from contractors, in order to bolster his salary which he said was too low to meet the needs of his constituents and his home.
(Trinidad Express) Secretary General of the Sanatan Dharma Maha Sabha (SDMS), Satnarayan Maharaj, has died.
GUATEMALA CITY/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. government said yesterday that it had no plans to send asylum seekers to remote regions in Guatemala after the Central American country floated the plan during negotiations for a bilateral migration agreement this week.
(Jamaica Observer) The original soundtrack to Watchmen, HBO’s recently launched series, features songs by two Jamaican acts — Desmond Dekker and The Aces’ Israelites and Do Your Thing by Leroy Sibbles.
(Jamaica Gleaner) A Stony Hill community has been plunged into mourning after a 15-year-old boy died in bizarre circumstances on Thursday, suffering a broken neck as he tried to flee a gun attack at a late-night party.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Tesha Miller was yesterday named by the star witness as the don of the Clansman Gang that unleashed murder and extortion in Spanish Town, creating an empire built on fear and force.
(Trinidad Guardian) Secretary General of the Sanatan Dharma Maha Sabha and a man who carved out a legacy for himself as a fighter, Satnarayan Maharaj, 88, has died.
(Jamaica Star) When 33-year-old Nikaylia Johnson went to the St Ann’s Bay Regional Hospital in February, she thought the pain in her neck would be a quick fix.
(Trinidad Guardian) The protracted “Piarco Two” preliminary inquiry into fraud charges arising out of the construction of the $1.6 billion Piarco International Airport has to be restarted.
(Trinidad Guardian) Homicide detectives strongly believe that a deadly hit was carried out on the life of Arlene Blackman, however, a motive is yet to be established for her killing.