(Jamaica Star) The vehicles of two civilians that were caught up in Monday’s deadly shooting incident on Trafalgar Road in St Andrew were hit by at least six bullets.
(Jamaica Star) A Kingston man allegedly used a machete to trim some of the dreadlocks of a 78-year-old man with whom he had a dispute.
(Jamaica Star) George, 66, had every intention of fulfilling his daily routine of operating his informal taxi service from his base in St Catherine, and returning home safely at the end of the day.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Professor Sir Hilary Beckles’ contract as vice-chancellor of The University of the West Indies (UWI) has been renewed for another five years despite opposition from the governments of Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Chief Medical Officer Dr Jacquiline Bisasor-McKenzie delivered an ominous warning last evening as the country braces for a third wave of the coronavirus spread, disclosing that the peak week could bring 180 deaths.
(Jamaica Star) Head of the police’s Corporate Communications Unit, Senior Superintendent Stephanie Lindsay, says that a high-level investigation is under way into the origin of a photo that involves persons, allegedly police personnel, toting firearms.
(Jamaica Gleaner) “Raw and emotional.” That is how Maurice Gordon, Sr viewed the trial and verdict of ex-Minnesota police officer Derek Chauvin, who was found guilty last week on three counts of murdering George Floyd.
(Jamaica Gleaner) A four year-old has been orphaned, after the parents were killed in separate incidents in Effortville, Clarendon on the weekend.
(Jamaica Gleaner) – There have been four reported deaths from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Jamaica-born Robert Runcie, the superintendent of public schools in Broward County, Florida, is denouncing a perjury charge filed against him arising from testimony at a grand jury.
(Jamaica Gleaner) All public bodies have been asked by the Integrity Commission to furnish it with detailed particulars concerning contract cost overruns and/or variations that were incurred during the last financial year.
(Jamaica Observer) KINGSTON, Jamaica – The country recorded 165 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours and seven deaths, bringing the overall total to 44,502, and the death toll to 751.
(Jamaica Observer) Member of Parliament for Westmoreland Central George Wright, who has been embroiled in controversy regarding a video showing a man beating a woman, has been granted leave of absence from the House of Representatives pending a conclusion to the matter.
(Jamaica Observer) The Judicial Committee of the United Kingdom Privy Council has dismissed the appeal of five members of the Opposition People’s National Party (PNP) in the Trafigura case.
(Jamaica Observer) KINGSTON, Jamaica— Jamaica’s COVID-19 death toll surpassed 700 after recording 16 virus-related deaths yesterday as the country recorded 233 new cases of the virus.
(Jamaica Star) Jamaican dog Joseph is certainly living the high life with his new owner Rachel Kornblum in Toronto, Canada.
(Jamaica Star) A Stony Hill, St Andrew family has expressed disappointment with a funeral home after the wrong corpse ended up in their relative’s casket and suit for burial.
(Jamaica Star) It was pure joy at the Sir John Golding Rehabilitation Centre yesterday as four-year-old Mary took her first steps.
(Jamaica Gleaner) A 33-year-old woman who has been living on the streets of Ocho Rios for the past two years after fleeing an abusive relationship is desperate for help to overcome substance abuse and to turn over a new leaf.
(Jamaica Observer) KINGSTON, Jamaica — Approximately 75,000 doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine from the African Medical Support Platform (AMSP) are expected in the island in the next five days.