Jamaica Gleaner

Sun, 04 Dec 2022 00:10:34 -0500
A need to use the bathroom at one of the main public hospitals in western Jamaica while there on a medical emergency proved too much for Sandra*. As ill and desperate as she was, the stench and nasty state churned her stomach so much, she would...

Sun, 04 Dec 2022 00:11:24 -0500
Cheap approach by Government blamed for unkempt bathrooms
Opposition Spokesman for Health Dr Morais Guy is blaming the Christopher Tufton-led health and wellness ministry for the unkempt, unhealthy state of several restrooms at public facilities unveiled in a Sunday Gleaner probe. But Tufton says that...

Sun, 04 Dec 2022 00:10:13 -0500
Mom awarded $2.4m after son’s beating, death in custody
The Supreme Court has awarded Muriel Fraser just over $2.4 million for the death of her son, Imran Ferguson, who died as a result of injuries he received from being badly beaten in police custody in 2010. Fraser had sought $20 million as redress...

Sun, 04 Dec 2022 00:09:36 -0500
Pandohie: Bring back death penalty
Richard Pandohie harbours no doubt that Jamaicans have the capacity to blaze a trail on any world stage and in any field, even when not given the best of starts. For decades, his fellow countrymen have been tapping into their creativity and...

Sat, 03 Dec 2022 00:11:09 -0500
Although neighbours heard 38-year-old farmer Kerry Ann Williams screaming for help during a dispute at her Mount Airy home in Westmoreland on Wednesday afternoon, the dead silence which followed did not arouse suspicion that the woman was being...

Jamaica Observer

Tue, Apr 12, 2022 07:01:00 GMT
Charity makes donation to upgrade more restrooms at Little London High
SAVANNA-LA-MAR, Westmoreland - Male students at Little London High School no longer have to be jealous that the girls' restroom is nicer than theirs. Last Friday, a group of alumni called Global Humanity Network Incorporated (GHNI) dona...

Tue, Apr 12, 2022 07:01:00 GMT
This Day in History - April 12
Today is the 102nd day of 2022. There are 263 days left in the year.TODAY'S HIGHLIGHT1961: Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin becomes the first man to fly in space, orbit the Earth and make a safe landing. OTHER EVENTS1606: Great Britain ad...

Tue, Apr 12, 2022 07:01:00 GMT
Sharif sworn in as Pakistan's new PM after week of drama
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AP) - Pakistan's Parliament on Monday elected Opposition lawmaker Shahbaz Sharif as the new prime minister, following a week of political turmoil that led to the weekend ouster of Premier Imran Khan.Sharif took the ...

Tue, Apr 12, 2022 07:01:00 GMT
Arlene Swaby fuels her business with focus and Access
While the journey of entrepreneurship has been anything but smooth sailing for small grocery store owner Arlene Swaby, she is proof that with the right focus, and a little support, small business owners can thrive."I started out after m...

Mon, Apr 11, 2022 07:01:00 GMT
Hanging not solution to crime problem, says official
MONTEGO BAY, St James - Programme director, Community Renewal Programme, Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ) Charles Clayton says the answer to the nation's crime problem is definitely not the resumption of hanging.In fact, Clayton poi...

Jamaica Star

Fri, 02 Dec 2022 11:07:03 -0500
Police investigate body found in shallow grave
The Westmoreland Police have launched an investigation into the discovery of a female body which was found in a shallow grave in Negril in the parish. It is reported that the woman went missing on Wednesday. She has only been identified as Kerry-......

Fri, 02 Dec 2022 10:48:05 -0500
Woman found dead inside St Andrew apartment
The police on Thursday evening removed the body of a woman which was discovered inside an apartment located along Lady Musgrave Road in St Andrew. The body, which was in a decomposing state, is that of a woman whom neighbours say they have not...

Fri, 02 Dec 2022 10:32:48 -0500
AP photo catches key moment before Japan’s World Cup goal
DOHA, Qatar (AP) -- From most angles, it looked like the ball went out of play just before Japan scored its winning goal in the 2-1 victory against Spain in the World Cup. Associated Press photographer Petr David Josek took a photo from...

Fri, 02 Dec 2022 10:19:08 -0500
Musk says Twitter has suspended rapper Ye over swastika post
Twitter has suspended rapper Ye after he tweeted a picture of a swastika merged with the Star of David. It is the second time this year that Ye has been suspended from the platform over antisemitic posts. Twitter CEO Elon Musk confirmed the...

Fri, 02 Dec 2022 10:15:46 -0500
For many Hawaiians, lava flows are a time to honor, reflect
HONOLULU (AP) -- When Willette Kalaokahaku Akima-Akau looks out at the the lava flowing from Mauna Loa volcano and makes an offering of gin, tobacco and coins, she will be taking part in a tradition passed down from her grandfather...