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Jamaica: Lisa Hanna declares her intention to run for president of the PNP

After prayer and consultation with her constituency, Lisa Hanna today made her intention to contend for president of the People’s National Party (PNP)...

Jamaica: Nude body of Anglican priest found at rectory in Chapelton

The nude body of Anglican priest Father Larius Lewis was found in the rectory in Chapelton, Clarendon, on Friday. The body was discovered by persons...

Jamaicans turning to vervine for COVID cure

A herb which is allegedly treating persons infected with COVID-19 is now in high demand in Portland and St Thomas. The vervine weed as it...

Mastercard picks Koffee as new brand ambassador in Jamaica

Mastercard today announced that it is partnering exclusively with Grammy winning reggae artiste, Koffee, as its official brand ambassador in Jamaica. Under this partnership,...

She was their world – Jamaican COVID patient died a day after her daughter’s birthday

Judith and Leighton Sharras had plans to celebrate their daughter Xanthe’s success in Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) when the portal opened last night. They...

Jamaica: Investigators track adults behind video of boy smoking

Investigators are hot on the heels of the adults behind a video circulating on social media, which features a child, not older than five...

Jamaica: Boy, 9, rescues two-year-old brother from house fire

For nine-year-old Zoevaughn Reid the safety of his brother, aged two, took primacy as he, his mother and sister, now four, hurriedly escaped fire...

Jamaican married couple lives under bridge

(Jamaica Star) Karen scrolls through her cell phone as she lays on her bed beside her husband, Shawn. She flashes the news team a welcoming...

Two more COVID-19-related deaths push Jamaica’s total to 42

(Jamaica Observer) A Corporate Area schoolteacher is heaping praises on members of the local medical community today after a frightening brush with what she...

Jamaican reggae legend Toots Hibbert dead at 78

(Jamaica Observer) Legendary reggae singer Frederick “Toots” Hibbert died in the University Hospital of the West Indies in St Andrew on Friday ...
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