BVI Premier reveals plans to assassinate him

Gleaner on April 25th, 2019 | File Under More News -

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, Premier Andrew A. Fahie Thursday said he has been receiving death threats since he won the general elections in the British Virgin Islands in February. Premier Fahie told Parliament  that there have been three major threats…

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Man surrenders in relation to deadly St James hit and run

Gleaner on April 25th, 2019 | File Under More News -

The police are reporting that a man has turned himself in to investigators in relation to Tuesday’s hit and run which claimed the life of two-year-old Sasha-Gay Dennis and the injury of her 10-year-old sister Hanesea Palmer. Their mother…

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Opposition leader supports review of Bernard Lodge project

Gleaner on April 25th, 2019 | File Under More News -

Leader of the Opposition, Dr Peter Phillips, is supporting the study and review of the Bernard Lodge New City Project being implemented by the government on sugar lands owned by the Sugar Company of Jamaica. Responding to an announcement by Prime…

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Body of missing Manchester teen found

Gleaner on April 25th, 2019 | File Under More News -

A search party consisting of the Alligator Pond Police, local fishermen and family members discovered the body of 16-year-old Christopher Wellington along the coast of the Alligator Pond beach on Wednesday. The Alligator Pond Police had reported…

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Sasha Gaye was bright and cheerful - Mom says 2-y-o crash victim would have been one of Jamaica’s next dancing star

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Thirty-four-year-old Diana Whitely, the mother of Sasha Gaye Dennis, the two-year-old child who was mowed down in a hit-and-run accident in downtown Montego Bay, St James, on Tuesday night, said that her daughter was on her way to being Jamaica’s…

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Ex-convict begs for forgiveness - Man who spent 24 years in prison seeks help to complete studies

Gleaner on April 25th, 2019 | File Under The Star News -

AFTER spending 24 years in prison for murder, Elvis Thomas is determined to make up for lost time, and to positively contribute to the society. Homeless at age 11, Thomas was found guilty of murder at age 17, and sentenced to death when he was 19…

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Sickle-cell patient seeks help to do surgery

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Twenty-seven-year-old Adrian Gillespie was diagnosed with sickle cell at birth. But his condition has worsened over time. In November last year, he was diagnosed with avascular necrosis, the death of bone tissue, which results in joint pain and…

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Young entrepreneur creates Patois-inspired T-shirt line

Gleaner on April 25th, 2019 | File Under The Star News -

A suggestion from a friend is what charted the way forward for Andre Swaby towards owning and operating his own start-up, the Jamaican Slangz and Patwa T-shirt line. Swaby, 30, told THE STAR that a friend called Squidel introduced the idea of…

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Oney British gets fashionable send-off

Gleaner on April 25th, 2019 | File Under The Star News -

Several skimpily dressed female mourners who attended the funeral for Alfanso ‘Oney British’ Harriott were ushered out the church because of the revealing nature of their attire. Hundreds of mourners packed into the Tarant Baptist Church located…

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Don’t isolate children with disabilities – Morris

Gleaner on April 25th, 2019 | File Under The Star News -

Director of the Centre for Disability Studies at The University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona campus, Senator Floyd Morris, is encouraging parents not to isolate, exclude or discourage children with disabilities but to do everything to ensure…

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