(Jamaica Star) Tahj-jai Sharpe, a Jamaican at the Howard University in Washington DC, in the US, had made plans to advance into post-grad school, but he is now worried about his future.
(Jamaica Star) In 2008, Kaydene Simth was rushed into an operating theatre after doctors determined that her scoliosis was so bad that there was insufficient blood flow to her brain.
(Jamaica Gleaner) David Sinclair, the widower of Carsha Johnson-Sinclair who died under questionable circumstances at the National Chest Hospital in Kingston on Wednesday, is pressing the hospital to provide information on what led to the death of his wife.
(Jamaica Observer) Jamaican sprint king Usain Bolt has hinted he could be tempted out of retirement if former Coach Glen Mills asked him.
(Jamaica Gleaner) East Rural St Andrew Member of Parliament Juliet Holness is urging Jamaicans, in particular those who have returned from overseas, to comply with the established protocols to protect others from contracting the deadly coronavirus.
(Jamaica Observer) Yesterday’s ‘not guilty’ verdict for the six men accused of committing heinous crimes under the umbrella of a Westmoreland gang has raised questions about the nation’s prosecutors’ ability to win other gang-related cases now before the court.
(Jamaica Observer) THE family of 43-year-old Carsha Johnson Sinclair, who died at the National Chest Hospital yesterday after plunging one storey through a garbage disposal chute from the ward on which she was admitted, is accusing the hospital of negligence.
(Jamaica Star) Upon realising that her mother had visitors, four-year-old Marecia Marshall stared curiously at the news team before politely saying: “Mommy is coming, what is your name?”
(Jamaica Gleaner) Days after a major operation in which eight St James men were arrested for their suspected involvement in an international drug syndicate, another man has been nabbed as cops made a $26-million cocaine seizure on the weekend.
(Jamaica Star) Retired Jamaican sprint legend Usain Bolt and his longtime girlfriend Kasi Bennett on Tuesday shared a first look at their daughter ‘Olympia Lighning Bolt.’
(Jamaica Observer) A 63-year-old Westmoreland man who served as a district constable for 26 years says he and some of his colleagues have been “forced” to retire without any written explanation or compensation and is calling on Minister of National Security Dr Horace Chang to address the matter.
(Jamaica Gleaner) The disruptions in the egg market triggered by COVID-19 have left many farmers on the brink of ruin, with others facing severe financial hardships, a situation which may result in Jamaica being forced to import eggs for Christmas – for the first time since 2005.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Even with shorter curfews starting at 11 p.m. now, sex workers like ‘Prettyface’ have to bring their A game in what is a crowded marketplace.
(Jamaica Observer) BRITAIN yesterday listed Jamaica among more than 50 countries exempted from its COVID-19 quarantine rules, but excluded the United States, which yesterday posted a record 53,000 new cases of the virus.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Forty-nine-year-old Abraham Lawrence, one of several mentally challenged persons, who had been locked away in state custody for two decades, was granted bail in the St Elizabeth Parish Court in Black River yesterday.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Michael Belnavis, the mayor and chairman of the St Ann’s Bay Municipal Corporation, is faced with a decision to relinquish his position or could possibly be unceremoniously toppled from his high seat.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Lisa Hanna, a legislator and spokesperson for the Opposition People’s National Party’s (PNP) election campaign, has escaped criminal charges but has been slammed for nepotism and cronyism in the award of millions of dollars in contracts in St Ann in a ruling by the director of public prosecutions (DPP).
(Jamaica Star) A suspect has surrendered to the police in connection with the stabbing death of a man on Lawrence Drive in St Andrew on Wednesday night.
(Jamaica Star) Six months after their story was first highlighted, the Jackson family is still in a painful pursuit for answers, seeking the remains of their deceased relative Jimmy Jackson.
(Jamaica Star) Social media darling Tanesha ‘Rose’ Thellwell will be heading to the altar with her on again-off again lover, Ford Spence, on November 2.