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Kristal Facey (back to camera) comforts Latoya Thompsom, the mother of the 17-year-old who allegedly stabbed his brother, Alex Brissett, to death in Tawes Meadows on Saturday. The alleged attacker is on the run.

Had Clarrisa Palmer been home, she might have played her routine role of referee in a long-running, bad-tempered dispute between two brothers that turned deadly on Saturday. In her absence, a teen, who on Saturday reportedly carried through on...

The Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association (JHTA) said it would not agree with a reimposition of pre-travel testing for incoming visitors to the island even as health experts suggest that a fifth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic is under way. JHTA...
Kera Williams and her two-year-old son, Jameal Mendez. The toddler has been missing since last Thursday.

The mother of missing two-year-old Jahmeal Mendez believes that a sudden urge to scroll through photos of her young son might have been an omen that something was wrong. That intuition caused 26-year-old Kera Williams, of Rasta Corner in Free Town...

Jamaica’s leading marketer and distributor of cigarettes and tobacco-related products, Carreras Limited, is reporting that its cigarette sales have been slashed by a quarter since the ban on public smoking took effect almost a decade ago. However,...

When then Minister of Health Dr Fenton Ferguson announced a ban on cigarette smoking in public spaces almost a decade ago ago, it was considered by many to be one of the strongest pieces of legislation to be passed in Jamaica in recent times. Fast-...

Leslie Samuels was destined for the health sector, following in the footsteps of his father, who is a doctor; his mother a registered nurse; and aunt, also a doctor. The Mandeville-raised Samuels was in his third year of medical studies at The...

It was expected to be another routine visit for Andrew Gosselin* when he showed up to fulfil his mandatory reporting requirement with authorities in the United Kingdom (UK) last week. Gosselin, who spent three years in prison before his release...

So heavy was the pain after Marcia Johnson* buried her mother at the May Pen Cemetery in Kingston that it took her a while to revisit the grave. Almost three years later, the grief was manageable enough for her to make the trek. She was shocked to...

Grieving students, colleagues and community folk gathered at the Vere Technical High School in Clarendon yesterday, struggling to come to terms with the death of Principal Antoinette Banton-Ellis, who died suddenly on Thursday evening. Sources told...

WESTERN BUREAU: The Duncans All-Age School in Trelawny has been plunged into mourning after acting Principal Ann Marie Johnson Lindo collapsed and died about 3 o’clock yesterday afternoon. Johnson Lindo, whose substantive post is vice-principal but...
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