Guard disappears after going for car

Gleaner on May 21st, 2019 | File Under The Star News -

The family of 21-year-old Javonne Graham is seeking the public’s help to find him. Takay Reid, Graham’s sister, said that he has been missing since Thursday, May 16, after he went to retrieve his car in Mountain View, east Kingston. “From what…

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Mother of five-year-old charged with cruelty to child

Gleaner on May 21st, 2019 | File Under The Star News -

The mother of a five-year-old boy who was said to be missing has been arrested and charged by the police. She has been identified as 27-year-old Refallia Roberts of Newark Avenue, Kingston 11. She is charged with cruelty to a child, production of…

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Student dies in Portland crash

Gleaner on May 21st, 2019 | File Under The Star News -

A male student from Titchfield High School died in a motor vehicle crash along the Black Hill main road in Portland, yesterday, while 23 other students had to be hospitalised. The deceased has been identified as 13-year-old Pranjil Jasti, a grade…

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Woman seeks assistance for cancer treatment

Gleaner on May 21st, 2019 | File Under The Star News -

Three years ago, Natoya Julius had difficulty walking and standing for long periods and was given various painkillers and ointments to relieve her ailments. Further tests revealed that she had low-grade, non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Lymphoma is a type…

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Trelawny man who killed his mother also attacked his father

Gleaner on May 21st, 2019 | File Under The Star News -

Leon Whyte, the Trelawny man who hacked his mother and his five-year-old nephew to death last Saturday night, reportedly attacked and chopped his father several times, a few years ago. Ayna Whyte, Leon’s elder brother, said his brother struggled…

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Charles Gordon Market vendors left in the dark - JPS removes illegal connections in city swoop

Gleaner on May 21st, 2019 | File Under The Star News -

Workmen employed to the Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) swooped down on dozens of illegal electricity users at the Charles Gordon Market yesterday, as part of ‘Operation Restore Paradise’, which was launched in Montego Bay, St James. Close…

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Raymond Donaldson going strong at 100

Gleaner on May 21st, 2019 | File Under The Star News -

When Raymond Donaldson was 93 years old, he prayed and asked God to allow him to live to see 100 years old, simply because he wanted to “see how it felt”. God answered his prayer. Last Thursday, his family and friends gathered at the Christ Church…

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What is preventing prosperity from reaching the people of Axe-and-Adze?

Gleaner on May 21st, 2019 | File Under The Star News -

Ann-Marie Hamilton – I would says the road is a major issue. Definitely this problem is preventing us the people living here from attaining prosperity because we are been required to spend more on transportation which comes as a hindrance to our…

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Bad roads affecting business in Axe-and-Adze

Gleaner on May 21st, 2019 | File Under The Star News -

The residents of Axe-and-Adze are demanding that their community road in eastern Hanover be fixed as it is causing them to find extra money to commute to and from the community and preventing goods trucks from going there to supply the various…

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St James health department cleaning up MoBay

Gleaner on May 21st, 2019 | File Under The Star News -

More than a dozen persons were prosecuted for breaches of the Public Health Act yesterday on day one of clean-up campaign ‘Operation Restore Paradise’, which was launched in Montego Bay, St James. Representatives from the St James Public Health…

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