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Jamaica Gleaner

Jamaica Gleaner

  • Naggo Head stares down gun barrel
    by Andre Williams/Staff Reporter on January 24, 2022 at 5:12 am

    The police are combing through social-media exchanges, including voice notes with death threats, as they seek to snare players in feuding factions with connections in Naggo Head and the United States amid a surge in criminal violence in the...

  • Why fear of 5G halting flights has faded
    on January 24, 2022 at 5:12 am

    The roll-out of new 5G wireless service in the United States failed to have the much-dreaded result of crippling air travel, although it began in rocky fashion, with international airlines cancelling some flights to the US and spotty problems...

  • Comeback kid mentors dozens in STEM academy
    by Janet Silvera/Senior Gleaner Writer on January 24, 2022 at 5:12 am

    WESTERN BUREAU: Placed in a girls’ home for uncontrollable behaviour at age 14, Phelisa Ricketts-Graham has made a 360-degree turn and now operates the Western STEM Academy, focusing on transforming the minds of Jamaican students. The 25-year-old...

  • 11 homeless after Manchester fire
    by Tamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer on January 24, 2022 at 5:11 am

    MALTON, Manchester: Two refrigerators. Seven beds. Five phones. Computers and furniture. Even a pear tree in the yard was scorched. But beyond just the loss of possessions, fire in the northeast Manchester community of Malton has left 11...

  • Dunkirk frozen with fear
    by Ruddy Mathison/Gleaner Writer on January 24, 2022 at 5:11 am

    A festering family feud has been cited as the trigger for the fatal shooting of two persons in Dunkirk, east Kingston, on Friday evening. Two others were wounded in the incident, as gunmen reportedly targeted a wake about 7:45 p.m. Most residents...

  • Hotel room boom
    by Janet Silvera/Senior Gleaner Writer on January 24, 2022 at 5:10 am

    WESTERN BUREAU: Jamaica is experiencing its largest hotel and resort development boom in any single year, with 8,000 rooms, mainly European investor-led, under construction in varying stages. In an interview with The Gleaner from travel and tourism...

  • Suspended sentence for rape
    by Tanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter on January 24, 2022 at 5:09 am

    A 21-year-old man who, as a boy, raped his schoolmate after stealing her pen, had his five-year prison sentence reduced last Friday by the Court of Appeal to a three-year suspended term following a misstep by the sentencing judge. The offender was...

  • Cops hunt two other suspects in camera technician’s killing
    by Ainsley Walters/Gleaner Writer on January 24, 2022 at 5:08 am

    SENIOR Superintendent Christopher Phillips, head of the St Catherine South Police Division, said law enforcers are on the hunt for two other suspects for the October 30, 2021, shooting death of Flow technician Keran McCollin after his refusal to...

  • Bustamante sees sixfold spike in COVID-19 cases since January
    by Corey Robinson - Senior Staff Reporter on January 23, 2022 at 5:12 am

    There is a drastic increase in the number of confirmed COVID-19-positive patients at the Bustamante Hospital for Children (BHC) in St Andrew, with a record of 29 admissions since numbers skyrocketed at the start of the year, putting a strain on the...

  • Updated | Developers in cross hairs
    by Jovan Johnson - Senior Staff Reporter on January 23, 2022 at 5:08 am

    The files of six developers have been handed over to the police over the past 10 years to be investigated for various alleged crimes, the Real Estate Board (REB) has disclosed. In recent times, regulatory state agencies have come under scrutiny for their work. The REB’s chief...


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Jamaica Information Service

Jamaica Information Service

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Jamaica Star

Jamaica Star

  • Gunmen murder elderly vendor
    by Ruddy Mathison - STAR Writer on January 24, 2022 at 10:02 am

    As gun violence continues to be a feature of the Portmore municipality, assailants shot two persons last Friday, killing a 66-year-old vendor at her home in Naggo Head. A man who was riding his bicycle along the road was also injured. The woman...

  • Cop rebukes Dunkirk bloodshed
    on January 24, 2022 at 10:02 am

    Constable Joel Robinson rebuked a man who interrupted him when he was preaching to a small gathering in Dunkirk, Kingston, last Saturday near the spot where four persons were shot, two fatally last Friday night. The cop was emphasising that Jesus...

  • Deejay in gun video alarmed by crime rate
    by Simone - Morgan-Lindo - Star Writer on January 24, 2022 at 10:02 am

    Recording artiste Don J1 says that he does not blame the police for searching his home after he uploaded a video in which he is deejaying while holding what persons thought was a firearm. The entertainer spoke with THE STAR yesterday hours after...

  • Central Kingston businesswoman looks to inspire youth
    by Simone Morgan-Lindo - STAR Writer on January 24, 2022 at 10:02 am

    After assisting one of her staff with cutting meat, Cherone Clarke settles into her office to sift through documents. It's part of the daily routine for the chief operating officer of Tai's Meat Mart and Wholesale in Tower Street, central...

  • Prosthetic legs make Cara Moore a ‘brand new person’
    by Simone Morgan-Lindo - STAR Writer on January 24, 2022 at 10:02 am

    As she stood on two legs for the first time in five years last Friday, Cara Moore's eyes lit up as she jokingly expressed her intention to seek Shenseea's endorsement as she was 'the real doll'. "Mi feel like a dolly because mi foot dem can take...

  • Free cops from mental slavery – Police Federation head
    by Shanel Lemmie - STAR Writer on January 24, 2022 at 10:02 am

    Chairman of the Jamaica Police Federation Corporal Rohan James is calling for the Government to free police officers from mental slavery through shorter hours and better pay. News broke last week that a St Elizabeth cop left his one-year-old...

  • Residents say shooting forced them to break COVID curfew
    by Tiffany Taylor - STAR Writer on January 24, 2022 at 10:01 am

    Five persons who were brought before the courts for breaching the Disaster Risk Management Act (DRMA) explained to the judge that they were trying to flee their homes due to a shooting incident in their community. Damion McEachron, Onela...

  • Young farmer fulfilling his ‘destiny’ to till the soil
    by ShaNna Monteith - STAR Writer on January 24, 2022 at 10:01 am

    A deep conversation with his grandfather, who was on his dying bed in 2013, catapulted Lawrence Lynch of Heartese in St Thomas, into what he believes to be his destiny, a life in agriculture. Looking over some five acres of land bursting with...

  • Triple murder rocks Trelawny
    on January 21, 2022 at 3:55 pm

    Three persons were shot and killed this morning in Bounty Hall, Trelawny, after a group of six travellers were ambushed by men with high powered weapons. The deceased: 1. Daniel Williams, 24, otherwise called 'Alkaline', unemployed of Cross...

  • Entertainer gunned down in St James
    on January 21, 2022 at 10:02 am

    Six persons have been killed over the past six days in St James, the latest happening yesterday in Mount Pellier, where a recording artiste was shot dead and another man shot and injured. So far the deceased has only been identified by the stage...


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