(Jamaica Gleaner) – The finances of The University of the West Indies, Mona, are in jeopardy, a state of affairs which chairman of the campus council, Earl Jarrett, admitted is threatening the viability of the largest university in Jamaica.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Reports are that Chicago actress and stand-up comedian Erica Watson, who friends say was living her best life in Montego Bay, Jamaica, died on the island on Saturday from COVID-19 complications.
(Jamaica Observer) DUNCANS, Trelawny — Forty-year-old farmer Nadeen Geddes was yesterday sentenced to 20 years in prison at hard labour in the Trelawny Circuit Court for the murder of her sister 36-year-old Tamara Geddes, who was shot in her bedroom in the Reserve community in the parish last year.
(Jamaica Observer) The two-week ban on burials imposed by the Government as it struggles to arrest a worrying spike in positive COVID-19 cases has drawn howls of protest from funeral directors fearful that they will run out of space to store bodies.
(Jamaica Star) A Jamaican woman facing murder charges in The Bahamas appeared in court yesterday.
(Jamaica Star) Jamaica Labour Party Councillor for the Trafalgar Division in South East, St.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Jamaica is set to receive 50,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines from India some time next week, which will be the country’s first shipment of the drug.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton is once again urging the public to follow the protocols outlined by the government to stem the spread of the coronavirus.
(Jamaica Gleaner) The United States Coast Guard said on Thursday that its Cutter Harriet Lane seized millions of US dollars worth of narcotics and arrested seven alleged smugglers during a 71-day patrol of the Caribbean Sea.
(Jamaica Observer) The St Ann police say they were able to nab a robber after he left his condition of bail book at the scene of the crime in Exchange, Ocho Rios in the parish on Friday, February 5.
(Jamaica Gleaner) American stewardess Kalina Collier, who reported that she was being held hostage in Jamaica after testing positive for COVID-19, has been fired from her job at JetBlue Airways.
(Jamaica Gleaner) JetBlue Airways, the employer of American Kalina Collier, who reported that she was being held hostage in Jamaica after testing positive for COVID-19, says the company will be conducting an investigation into her actions.
(Jamaica Star) While clutching her five-year-old grandson in her arms, Cherry Anderson muttered, “Jay, a me a your mother and grandmother now, mommy gone to rest.”
(Jamaica Star) The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) is advising members of the public to dismiss as rumour information that has been circulated via social and other media that Kalina Collier, an American, was kidnapped in Jamaica.
(Jamaica Observer) Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Senator Kamina Johnson Smith informed the Senate on Friday that progress is being made in discussions with United States authorities on Jamaica’s request for new protocols to protect Jamaican seafarers detained under the Shiprider Agreement.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Dancehall artiste Moses Davis, more popularly known as Beenie Man, has pleaded not guilty to charges for breaches of the Disaster Risk Management and Noise Abatement acts.
(Jamaica Gleaner) A Jamaican man accused of killing three people in a vehicular incident in the United States more than 20 years ago, before fleeing to Cuba and then back to Jamaica, has been extradited.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Detectives assigned to the Falmouth CIB have charged three men in connection with the shooting death of 51-year-old Andrea Lowe-Garwood, a bank manager of Brook Manner in Falmouth, Trelawny.
(Jamaica Star) Organiser of the annual 10,000 Men and Family’s March in Spanish Town, Bishop Rohan Edwards, says the time has come for pastors to arm themselves to protect their congregation from vicious men.
(Jamaica Star) It has been a few days since Paulette Hinds tragically lost her daughter, 33-year-old Rose Marie Gayle, and her granddaughter.