Mom pulls daughter from school after beating - Says child is scared for her life after brawl

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Alena Campbell, mother of the teenager who was badly beaten by a group of Charlemont High School students, says she will be withdrawing her daughter from the institution and will be homeschooling her for the rest of the year. “My daughter is…

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Woman feeds homeless for her birthday

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Giving back has become something that Latoya Fray thinks is necessary in life. She told THE STAR that for her birthday, which she celebrated on November 7, she decided that rather than receiving gifts, she wanted to be the one giving them. But…

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‘Send my daughter home’ - Mother believes daughter is a victim of human trafficking

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A Kingston mother said her life has been in shambles after her teenage daughter disappeared from their home just weeks after spending Mother’s Day with her. Carlene Bennett-Clarke broke down in tears as she clutched a pocket diary that she…

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High school students raise funds for Jamaica Cancer Society

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W hile some school clubs and societies are focused on doing work within their school environments, the Aspiring Medical Professionals Society of Ardenne High School has raised and donated $42,000 to the Jamaica Cancer Society. The cheque…

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‘I need my money’ - Ex-JDF worker waiting one year for injury payout

Gleaner on November 11th, 2019 | File Under The Star News -

Kingsley McCalla, a former member of the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF), says he is displeased with the treatment being meted out to him by the organisation, as he is yet to receive any compensation after being injured on the job a year ago….

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Psychiatric evaluation ordered for mom whose kids perished in blaze

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A psychiatric evaluation has been ordered for the St James woman who was charged in connection with the death of her two sons who perished in a fire last Friday. Shantel Brown, 28, was charged with four counts of negligence. Brown, who appeared in…

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Old man dies in fire - Cops probe if he set house alight to harm daughter

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A retired St James farmer who allegedly set his house on fire in a failed bid to kill his own daughter, ended up being the only person to perish. The blaze destroyed the family home on Plum Road in Cambridge, St James, early last Thursday…

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>>> New On The Go <<<

Gleaner on November 11th, 2019 | File Under The Star News -

Three firearms and several rounds of ammunition seized Members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force continue to make communities safer after three firearms and several rounds of ammunition were seized in three separate incidents across the…

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Parent says daughter beaten unconscious by students - Principal denies claims

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Garth Gayle, principal of Charlemont High School, is refuting claims made by a parent that her daughter was beaten unconscious by a group of students outside the institution last Thursday afternoon. In a Facebook post, a woman, who identified…

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Drinkers Paradise a success

Gleaner on November 11th, 2019 | File Under The Star News -

High-end flossing, ladies ‘dashing out’, and top shelf liquor flowing were just some of the happenings that took place at the fourth staging of Drinkers Paradise. The all-white event, which was held in Russell Heights, St Andrew, saw patrons…

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