Woman being stalked for 12 years

Gleaner on March 20th, 2019 | File Under The Star News -

In 2007, Lydiha met the man with whom she thought she would spent the rest of her life. But within a couple of months, the relationship ended, and she moved on with her life; her former lover has refused to do the same. She said that he has…

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Miss Hepsie celebrates birthday 101

Gleaner on March 20th, 2019 | File Under The Star News -

It was a special occasion in the deep rural community of Lucky Hill in the western region of St Mary recently. Relatives and friends from across Jamaica and several from overseas joined others in the community to celebrate the 101st birthday of…

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Jamaican teen denies being a fake dentist

Gleaner on March 20th, 2019 | File Under The Star News -

The authorities in The Bahamas have arrested a Jamaican for allegedly posing as a dentist. Information reaching THE STAR is that Jahvonie ‘Pumpkin’ Montaque, 18, denied practising and advertising himself as a dentist between October 28, 2018 and…

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Ticket scalpers ‘eat a food’ from Buju concert

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Scalpers who sold discounted tickets for the highly successful Long Walk To Freedom concert held at the National Stadium last Saturday are reporting great sales. The organisers of the highly anticipated event repeatedly said that no tickets would…

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Big boost coming for Clarendon farmers

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The Clarendon Municipal Corporation, in collaboration with Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO), will be hosting a symposium on April 9 and 10 at the St Gabriel’s Anglican Church Hall on Church Street in May Pen. The event is being held to…

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Crime down in St Elizabeth – police

Gleaner on March 20th, 2019 | File Under The Star News -

The St Elizabeth police have reported a 30 per cent reduction in major crime across the parish compared to the corresponding period in 2018. Deputy Superintendent Leroy Minott of the St Elizabeth police told the St Elizabeth Municipal Corporation…

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Herbalist says he cured woman with HIV

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Despite growing up around herbs, Trevor Farquharson never thought he would get a vision that would lead him to use them to rid people of their ailments. He told CENTRAL STAR that for the past 16 years, he has seen various illnesses, from the…

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Self-taught cartoonist wants help to further studies

Gleaner on March 20th, 2019 | File Under The Star News -

The animation industry in Jamaica is growing, and 26-year-old self-taught cartoonist and animator JoWayne ‘JoWhimsy’ McFarlane wants to propel it even further. But although her skills are unquestionable, she lacks funds needed to make the kind of…

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Top 4-H clubbers receive awards

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Sashelle Briscoe and Dishon Francis are the top 4-H clubbers in St Elizabeth for 2019. Briscoe, a student of Lacovia High, was named top girl, while Francis, of Nain High, walked away with the top male prize at last Thursday’s St Elizabeth 4-H…

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Clarendon-born make-up artist making it big internationally

Gleaner on March 20th, 2019 | File Under The Star News -

Not many females can turn a hobby into a full-fledged successful business, but 29- year-old, Jamaica-born Yolondo Salmon-Thomas has done just that. Over the past two years, Salmon-Thomas has gained a steady audience and a growing customer base…

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