Farmers lauded for being resilient

Gleaner on January 19th, 2019 | File Under The Star News -

Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Audley Shaw, says farmers, particularly those in St Elizabeth and Manchester, have been resilient in their efforts to sustain Jamaica’s food security despite the challenges they have…

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Man dies after falling into trench

Gleaner on January 19th, 2019 | File Under The Star News -

A man who was killed in a freak accident at the Bogue Industrial Estate in Montego Bay, St James, on Thursday remains unidentified. The deceased is of dark complexion, medium build and is about 178 centimetres (5 feet 8 inches) tall. He was clad in…

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Man gets sick after winning Lotto

Gleaner on January 19th, 2019 | File Under The Star News -

The new Super Lotto winner, A Campbell, got sick almost immediately after hearing that he had hit the jackpot in November.Interestingly, his illness can be medically explained.Dr Winston Dawes, chief executive officer of Mahogany Health…

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Police probe fatal drive-by shooting in Clarendon

Gleaner on January 18th, 2019 | File Under The Star News -

The Clarendon police are going all out as they probe a deadly drive-by shooting incident in Hayes in the parish on Wednesday, which claimed the life of two persons.The police told THE WEEKEND STAR that the fatal incident was the first in the parish…

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MAN GETS - SICK AFTER - WINNING LOTTO

Gleaner on January 18th, 2019 | File Under The Star News -

The new Super Lotto winner, A Campbell, got sick almost immediately after hearing that he had hit the jackpot in November.Interestingly, his illness can be medically explained.Dr Winston Dawes, chief executive officer of Mahogany Health…

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Stop spreading - lies about Nordia - Sister of suicide victim speaks out

Gleaner on January 18th, 2019 | File Under The Star News -

When Petergaye Scott picked up her phone on Saturday, January 12, the last thing she expected to hear was that her sister Nordia Markland had taken her own life.The news came as a surprise to Scott because of their previous conversation which took…

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Central High student dies - -<I> Dengue blamed for her demise

Gleaner on January 18th, 2019 | File Under The Star News -

Having won a gold medal in one of the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission’s performing arts competition last year, Central High School student Areel Foster had already began working on a solo entry for this year’s contest. The school’s…

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They should sue - Attorney says parents of missing baby suffering mentally

Gleaner on January 18th, 2019 | File Under The Star News -

“Mental anguish” is how attorney-at-law Christine Hudson describes the ordeal facing the parents of the baby that was stolen from the Victoria Jubilee Hospital (VJH) last Wednesday.”I am sure the mother is experiencing severe psychiatric stress and…

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Inappropriate! - Children’s advocate appalled by video of boy ‘daggering’ woman

Gleaner on January 17th, 2019 | File Under The Star News -

A video of a young boy ‘daggering’ an adult female at an event has drawn the ire of Children’s Advocate Diahann Gordon Harrison, who says the dancehall space is not conducive for young children because of its sexual nature.”Different people like…

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Woman demands $4,000 owed by former boss

Gleaner on January 17th, 2019 | File Under The Star News -

Pamela Pitter is a disgruntled woman. The 50-year-old said she is wondering if she has been a victim of a job scam after she was cut from a company’s roster without being paid.Pitter said that she has been requesting the $4,000 owed to her for…

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