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Jogger shot and killed in Kingston

October 18, 2019 A man was shot and killed Thursday night as he jogged along Whitney Avenue, Washington Gardens in Kingston. According to reports from the Constant Spring police, the man, 49-year-old Courtney Simms, otherwise called Rio, of Blackwood Terrace, Kingston 19, was jogging along the roadway minutes after 7 p.m. when he was shot. The […]

Car washer blames slow business on Kanye's concert

A man who washes cars for a living says a lot of his customers have been avoiding the Emancipation Park area in Kingston because of the fear of being caught in traffic. The car washer, who calls himself the ‘Great Marble Shine’, blames the loss of business on Kanye West’s Sunday Service which takes place […]

Kanye West sells Jamaica-branded shirts after Sunday Service

Having reportedly spent in the region of US$1million to stage his free concert in Kingston on Friday night, it appears Kanye West intends to make back some of the money through the sale of Jamaica-branded merchandise. The United States of American rapper is selling shirts with Jamaican emblem for up to US$200 each. He is […]

Rush to finalise details for Kanye show

Rapper Kanye West has been exciting fans with a series of pop-up services across the US and come Friday, the Yeezus singer, his choir, and his entourage will be at Emancipation Park in St Andrew to host his hugely popular Sunday Service. Entertainment Minister Olivia Grange confirmed to THE STAR that her ministry is taking […]

Manchester man missing

A 38-year-old landscaper of Claremont district in Prospect, Manchester, has been missing for almost two weeks. Members of the community say they have been on edge since his disappearance as this is the first incident of its kind for their quiet community. “The community is in uproar, roadblock and everything. We are trying to get […]

JN Money Services to gift free mammogram screenings

Each day during October, JN Money Services Limited (JNMS) will be gifting free mammogram screenings to 31 JN Money customers in Jamaica. In addition, JN Money customers overseas will be invited to make donations, as part of the initiative, as the remittance company continues its efforts to contribute to the development of Jamaica in all […]

Clarendon businessman finances student’s education

Blessed and determined is how Akeem Waite has described the last few years of his life. Waite, a student of the University of West Indies (UWI), told THE STAR that he has been receiving financial help from Clarendon businessman Keith Murray, who he credits for giving him a new lease on life. The 19-year-old is […]