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12-year-old murder case begins with testimony about obeah

A St Thomas woman yesterday recounted how she introduced Michael McLean, the man accused of hacking six members of two families to death in 2006, to a "spiritual leader" after he complained that he became ill after eating a meal of steamed fish pr...

Under-20 Girls earned respect, says Gilbert

Assistant coach of Jamaica's Under-20 female footballers, Xavier Gilbert, says the team did well at the recent CONCACAF qualifiers in Trinidad and Tobago, despite their failure to qualify for this year's FIFA World Cup in France in August. Gilbert...

Former PAJ executives say they are entitled to benefits

The Supreme Court, on November 30 last year, handed down judgments against Beverley Williamson and Richard Roberts, both former executives of the Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ), who sought a declaration that discretionary retirement benefits unde...

Wounded but not out - Surviving victim in brazen Porus gun attack welcomed home

There were cheers and celebrations on Tuesday as a surviving victim of Saturday's shooting incident, which claimed two lives in Porus, Manchester, returned home from hospital. He was shot multiple times in the brazen attack but is grateful he has ...

King Evil’s son charged with double murder

Kasheen Lewis, the 20-year-old son of slain St James top-flight gangster Omar 'King Evil' Lewis, has been charged with the gangland-style murder of two women who were shot and killed in the Catherine Hall community just under three months ago. Lew...

No compensation, no more vote! - Tivoli residents issue ultimatum to Government

Residents of Tivoli Gardens in west Kingston have threatened to stop voting in national elections if the Government fails to compensate them properly for atrocities committed against them in the 2010 incursion. During a protest in front of the Mini...

I meant it! - PM remains steadfast that J’cans should not sleep in an ‘oven’

Often reminded, and sometimes lambasted by his political opponents for failing to fulfil his election promise to make Jamaicans sleep with their doors and windows open, an emotional Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday refused to back down from...

PM requests review of safety policies at children’s homes, opposition leader sets up fund

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has asked the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information to conduct a review of safety policies and procedures for children's homes and places of safety. This comes after a fire destroyed Walker's Place of Safety on ...

Hypertension in children on the rise - More than 30,000 kids diagnosed with high blood pressure because of severe overweight

Experts are expressing alarm after discovering that in 2017, close to 33,000 children ages 10-19 years, were diagnosed with elevated blood pressure due to obesity. Professor Alafia Samuels, director of the George Alleyne Chronic Disease Research C...

Fiery nightmare - Tragedy strikes at Walker's Place of Safety

A caregiver at Walker's Place of Safety for seven years, Jacqueline Gutzmore, was a dejected woman yesterday morning as she stared into space for long periods nearby the premises of the fire-gutted facility at the intersection of Lyndhurst Road an...