Jamaica Gleaner

Sun, 17 Oct 2021 00:07:55 -0500
‘Please don’t kill him’
A desperate plea for the safety of her abductor was the first thing that reportedly left the trembling lips of an obviously traumatised nine-year-old Phylisa Prussia, when she was found in Arcadia, St Thomas, on Saturday following a two-day search.....

Sun, 17 Oct 2021 00:08:04 -0500
Holness, Golding square off over vax campaign
It started out as a Twitter spat between Prime Minister Andrew Holness and Opposition Leader Mark Golding over the Government’s COVID-19 vaccination blitz tours islandwide, which were supposed to include the Opposition to show unity and encourage....

Sun, 17 Oct 2021 00:07:42 -0500
Still on ice
An increase in the number of Jamaicans dying annually has triggered an explosion in unregulated funeral service providers popping up all over the country, with some even setting up shop in housing schemes, The Sunday Gleaner has learnt. The...

Sun, 17 Oct 2021 00:07:20 -0500
‘Only a mad man would not get the vaccine’
Forty-two-year-old Garth Lindsay has been living on the streets of Montego Bay, St James, for the past 15 years. He left his hometown in Fellowship, Portland, in search of a better life, completing the 135-mile trek after five days, and today has......

Sat, 16 Oct 2021 00:12:07 -0500
WESTERN BUREAU: After pumping more than $300 million in cash and kind into the Jamaica’s COVID-19 response effort, alcohol producers here have become the pariahs of the health sector. Their fate was decided by Minister of Health and Wellness Dr......

Jamaica Observer

Sun, Oct 17, 2021 07:01:00 GMT
Golding rejects prime minister's claim
People's National Party (PNP) President Mark Golding has rejected assertions by Prime Minister Andrew Holness that he was included in talks associated with the national vaccination programme.Addressing the private session of the PNP's 8...

Sun, Oct 17, 2021 06:30:01 GMT
Murders down but crime still a worry in Manchester
MANDEVILLE, Manchester - There is a 21 per cent reduction in murder here, but head of the Manchester police, Superintendent Lloyd Darby says the south-central parish is seeing an increase in three categories of crime since the start of ...

Sun, Oct 17, 2021 07:01:00 GMT
Husband, wife graduate UWI with identical master's degrees
In sickness, in health, and in higher education. It's the tale of two graduates - husband and wife.Michelle Paul-Thompson, 44, and Richard Thompson, 46, have been married for 14 years and are both graduating from The University of the W...

Sun, Oct 17, 2021 07:01:00 GMT
Take charge of Cornwall Regional, Prime Minister
Former Mayor of Montego Bay Shalman Scott wants Prime Minister Andrew Holness to step in and stop the bleeding that has been affecting the Cornwall Regional Hospital.His demands follow the five-year delay of the $4-billion renovation pr...

Sun, Oct 17, 2021 07:01:00 GMT
Bar Association points to dangers in Crown having right to appeal
The Jamaican Bar Association wants lawmakers to rethink certain amendments to two Bills giving the Crown a limited right to appeal not guilty verdicts in criminal cases.Parliament's Upper House, the Senate, last week gave the nod to the...

Jamaica Star

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 05:02:09 -0500
Cops target Dog Paw’s successors
Head of the St Andrew Central Police Division, Senior Superintendent Marlon Nesbeth, said that the police are monitoring two individuals who have been rumoured as being next in line to take over the reins from reputed gangster Christopher 'Dog Paw....

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 05:02:04 -0500
$185 million in COVID fines
Nearly $185 million in fines have been imposed on persons by judges across the nation for various breaches of the Disaster Risk Management Act (DRMA). Data from the Court Administration Division (CAD) indicate that the fines were imposed between.....

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 05:02:02 -0500
Health ministry changes Pfizer policy - Vaccine to be exclusive to children
Having been pummelled over its decision to give Pfizer vaccines to adults, thereby robbing children the opportunity to get vaccinated, Jamaica's health ministry is now finally correcting the questionable policy. Portfolio minister Dr Christopher....

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 05:01:58 -0500
‘Baby pool’ puts spotlight on St Catherine community
What should have been a 25-minute ride from Bog Walk into Ham Walk, St Catherine, turned out to be almost an hour long due to the pot hole-filled roads. So bad are sections of the roads that it is best for one not to speak or chew in order to...

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 05:01:48 -0500
Man seeks help for mentally ill sibling
Cecelia Campbell-Livingston Ivanhoe Pusey is now at his wits end when it comes on to aiding his youngest sibling Byron Pusey, who anyone traversing the May Pen to Chapelton route is likely to see huddled beside a tarpaulin in bushes. Ivanhoe.....