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How Aretha Franklin's "Respect" Became an Undying Anthem

Now, more than ever, Aretha Franklin deserves some R-E-S-P-E-C-T. The legendary singer, known as the Queen of Soul, died Thursday at her home in Detroit, surrounded by family and loved ones. Franklin had been battling advanced pancreatic cancer. “In one of the darkest moments of our lives, we are not able to find the appropriate […]

Independence of Auditors Necessary – Governor-General

Governor-General, His Excellency the Most Hon. Sir Patrick Allen, has underscored the importance of auditors being independent in their functions, as their work affects accountability. The Governor-General, who was delivering the keynote address at the opening of the 30th Anniversary Conference of the Caribbean Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (CAROSAI), held today at The Jamaica […]

Teen killed after visiting friend

August 16, 2018 A teen is now dead after she was stabbed in Junction, St Elizabeth, on Tuesday night. The deceased has been identified as 16-year-old Vernadine Anderson of a Cornpiece, Haze, Clarendon, address. Reports from the police are that Anderson was stabbed at about 9 p.m. THE STAR gathered that the teen had gone […]

Employers Should Diversify Job Requirements – Education Minister

Education, Youth and Information Minister, Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid, has endorsed a suggestion made by the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) for employers to diversify their job requirements by requesting qualifications outside of the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC). Recently, the Registrar of the regional examination body, Glenroy Cumberbatch, made the call for requirements diversification […]

Diane Kruger Spotted for the First Time Since Pregnancy News Diane Kruger is finally showing off her baby bump. The German actress was spotted in New York City hailing a cab with her pregnancy on full display. Kruger wore a floral top, jeans and white boots. News of her pregnancy first broke in May, and it was confirmed after suspicions started brewing during the […]

Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin Dead at 76

Aretha Franklin Queen of Soul Dead at 76 8/16/2018 6:59 AM PDT Breaking News Aretha Franklin, known for having one of the greatest voices in music history, and for hits like “Respect,” and “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman” … died Thursday after a long battle with advanced pancreatic cancer. Aretha passed away […]