Jamaica Gleaner

Mon, 30 Nov 2020 00:10:25 -0500
Golding under fire - In leaked rant, Crawford slams new PNP president, says Hanna is popularity junkie
Claiming to be more popular than Lisa Hanna, People’s National Party (PNP) firebrand Damion Crawford has ripped into President Mark Golding and suggested that he will launch a presidential bid in the next five years. The outburst is bound to open...

Mon, 30 Nov 2020 00:11:39 -0500
Golding denied his chairman - NEC snubs Brown Burke; Paulwell, Campbell take high-ranking PNP positions
The National Executive Council (NEC) of the People’s National Party rejected the newly elected President Mark Golding’s strong plea for Dr Angela Brown Burke to be the party’s chairman, shutting out the sole female candidate from a top-tier.....

Mon, 30 Nov 2020 00:12:40 -0500
Charles: I’m not emasculated by Holness - Environment minister has no problem splitting oversight with PM
With the country’s key environmental regulatory body falling outside of his immediate control as minister with responsibility for the environment, Pearnel Charles Jr said he is not perturbed by the arrangement. Charles, who is minister of housing,...

Mon, 30 Nov 2020 00:11:53 -0500
Crippled by bullet, disabled hero stands tall - Advocate works for Cornwall residents from wheelchair
WESTERN BUREAU: Although Andrew East’s life was forever changed after he was shot and crippled 20 years ago, his experience as president of the Cornwall Combined Disabilities Association (CCDA) since 2014 has fuelled his determination to ensure......

Mon, 30 Nov 2020 00:11:05 -0500
Cops on brink of charging suspect in Manchester murder
MANDEVILLE, Manchester: At least one of the three suspects arrested in relation to the killing of businesswoman Marcia Chin-You is on the verge of being charged, Superintendent Gary Francis, commanding officer of the Manchester police, has...

Jamaica Observer

Mon, 30, Nov, 2020 07:01:00 GMT
Fury after motorcyclist killed in Manchester crash
MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Tempers flared yesterday as residents of Battersea in Mandeville expressed anger after one of their own, a motorcyclist, was killed in a crash on the Winston Jones Highway.Despite efforts by the poli...

Mon, 30, Nov, 2020 07:01:00 GMT
Sandals again wins big at 2020 World Travel Awards
Sandals Resorts International (SRI) was Friday recognised as the World's Leading All-Inclusive Company for the 25th consecutive year at the 27th annual World Travel Awards Grand Final. The prestigious award was one of four accolad...

Mon, 30, Nov, 2020 07:01:00 GMT
Sometimes even heroes need a helping hand
When Miguel Murray goes to work his children worry.A porter at University Hospital of the West Indies, he's proud of his supporting role ensuring that patients can be treated. But that work comes with the added risk of potential e...

Mon, 30, Nov, 2020 10:50:01 GMT
Unity plan first order of business, says Paulwell
Newly elected chairman of the People's National Party (PNP) Phillip Paulwell says his first day in office in his new post will be spent “charting out a plan to unite all the Comrades into one again”. ...

Mon, 30, Nov, 2020 07:01:00 GMT
'Mark my words'
Mark Golding yesterday sought to stamp his authority as president on the People's National Party (PNP), telling its National Executive Council (NEC) that the Opposition party would offer no haven to corrupt individuals and warned...

Jamaica Star

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 05:01:45 -0500
Lockdown fuels spike in sex doll sales
A sex doll company in the US has reported major increases in the sale of its products since the COVID-19 pandemic, and the sales manager said the entity is expecting a large volume of orders for the Christmas season. Sam Pfauth, sales manager......

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 05:01:47 -0500
Family to hold birthday party for Jasmine Deen
It's been all of 274 days since Lloyd Deen last heard the voice of his daughter, Jasmine, some time after 9 p.m. on February 27. Jasmine, a visually impaired student of the University of the West Indies, has not been seen since boarding a taxi......

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 05:01:49 -0500
‘Boyfriend for rent’ prank gets serious enquiries
"Rent a Christian boyfriend for all family gatherings" for Christmas, John Brown* jokingly stated on a promotional flyer that he posted on his WhatsApp status Wednesday morning. But after persons started sharing the flyer, which included his...

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 05:01:48 -0500
Murders up in two Kington police divisions
A bandaged right leg and a bullet hole in her small business place show how close Mary*, a resident of West Kingston, came to death on Sunday night. The Denham Town resident was hit by a stray bullet as gunmen sprayed a section of the community......

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 05:01:50 -0500
Inmate charged with killing correctional officer
An inmate at the St Catherine Adult Correctional Centre could face more time in prison after being charged in connection with the murder of a correctional officer at the institution. The St Catherine North police have charged 31-year-old Robert......