Jamaica Gleaner

Mon, 17 May 2021 00:10:26 -0500
After the father of her child moved out of her home in August Town in April 2019, Brittany Burke* changed all her locks. Not even her mother, who lives in the same yard, had a key. But since then, she has been haunted by an obsessive stalker who...

Mon, 17 May 2021 00:12:50 -0500
Jamaica has forfeited right as mediator in global conflicts – Hanna
As the conflict between Israel and Hamas escalates in the Middle East, Opposition Spokesman on Foreign Affairs Lisa Hanna has urged the United Nations (UN) to move swiftly to bring a resolution to the violence that has claimed the lives of nearly......

Mon, 17 May 2021 00:11:21 -0500
Facebook scammer stalks St Mary man in Canada
Canadian resident Garfield Patterson says that for the past five months, someone has been using his picture on a Facebook page they created and has been targeting his friends for money and asking for his personal contact information. Patterson,...

Mon, 17 May 2021 00:10:53 -0500
Managing the silent killer
Raam Naraysingh, 50, was diagnosed with mild hypertension last September. It came as a shocker to him as at previous doctor’s visits, he was encouraged to continue on the same trajectory, as his readings were normal. The former technical service...

Mon, 17 May 2021 00:10:37 -0500
How the Marleys fought for Bob’s legacy
Although it took more than a decade for Rita Marley, the widow of music icon Bob Marley, and his 11 children to get control of his musical assets, they “never give up the fight”, which is the message portrayed in one of Marley’s songs entitled...

Jamaica Observer

Sun, May 16, 2021 07:01:00 GMT
Jamaicans head list of Caribbean people heading to Canada
JAMAICANS top the number of migrants making their way to Canada from the Caribbean region, data from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has revealed.Some 21,215 Jamaicans have acquired permanent resident status in the N...

Sun, May 16, 2021 07:01:00 GMT
VIDEO: Allman Town fighter standing up to colon cancer
EVEN after going through six rounds of chemotherapy procedures and surgery to remove a part of her colon, 28-year-old Shaunice Dean is enjoying the happiest period her life. In fact, she believes that by December, after her final surger...

Sun, May 16, 2021 07:01:00 GMT
Businesses bracing for fallout from south coast highway project
MANDEVILLE, Manchester - For decades, restaurants, roadside eateries, bars and vending spots in Clarendon and Manchester have been go-to places and rest stops for commuters travelling between Kingston, Mandeville and other points west a...

Sun, May 16, 2021 07:01:00 GMT
Cement shortage hits hard
MONTEGO BAY, St James - There are increased rumblings among some stakeholders in the construction industry in the western region and elsewhere, who claim that their businesses are being negatively impacted by the shortage of cement from...

Sun, May 16, 2021 07:01:00 GMT
AJ shares email
FORMER Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade AJ Nicholson has denied a report by Leader of Government Business in the Senate and Foreign Affairs Minister Kamina Johnson Smith that he sent her threatening e-mail in 2018.Nicholson...

Jamaica Star

Sat, 15 May 2021 18:45:26 -0500
#Champs2021| Colour blue reigns supreme as JC, Edwin Allen win boys and girls titles
Edwin Allen High School will take the girls champs trophy back to Frankfield, Clarendon as they won their seventh consecutive title, and eight overall, with a total of 340 points, at the end of the fifth and final day of the 2021 ISSA/GraceKennedy.....

Sat, 15 May 2021 18:29:19 -0500
Florida’s amusement parks loosen mask wearing protocol
Orlando, Florida (AP) -- Visitors to Walt Disney World and Universal Studios-Orlando were allowed Saturday to remove their masks when outdoors, except when on attractions, in line or riding transportation. Florida's major theme parks are...

Sat, 15 May 2021 15:18:03 -0500
Cops find gun in plastic bag, four arrested
Four persons are now in custody following the seizure of a firearm and ammunition in Effortville, Clarendon on Friday, May 14. Police say the suspects were arrested during an operation between 5:30 a.m. and 8 a.m., during which the firearm--a...

Sat, 15 May 2021 15:24:59 -0500
Gun and ammo seized in St Thomas
One firearm and 13 rounds of ammunition were seized during a joint police/military operation in Friendship Pen district, St. Thomas on Friday, May 14. Coordinated efforts between lawmen in the parish, the Specialised Operations Branch of the...

Sat, 15 May 2021 13:24:59 -0500
Israeli strike destroys Gaza building with AP, other media
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- An Israeli airstrike on Saturday targeted and destroyed a high-rise building in Gaza City that housed offices of The Associated Press and other media outlets. Hours later, Israel bombed the home of Khalil al-Hayeh...