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Update – Alkaline reports to police for questioning in murder case Dancehall star Alkaline has turned himself in to Police for questioning in relation to a murder case. The deejay, whose real name is Earlan Bartley, arrived at the Area 4 police headquarters in Kingston at 9:25 am on Thursday. He was dressed in a […]

… Bad roads driving motorists crazy

  Bad roads, which have been made worse by persistent rainfalls over the past months, have been making life miserable for motorists. Drivers told THE STAR that they have been forced to shell out thousands of dollars weekly to buy front-end parts and do repairs to their vehicles. “Rain is all natural but we never […]

… enraged mother tells school

Give me back my graduation money Sophia Black-Hines wants a public apology from the graduation coordinator at Cambridge High School and the graduation fee of $15,000 to be refunded after her daughter was denied the chance to take part in the ceremony. Black-Hines explained that on her graduation day, her 17-year-old daughter, Shian Graham, the […]

… father says thanks

Milton Maxwell is overjoyed. Having been reunited with his daughter, Baby Danisha, last night, Maxwell full of praise for Jamaicans who rallied to support he and his wife. “Thanks to your newspaper, thanks to everybody who helped,” Maxwell told THE STAR last night. Baby Danisha was stolen from the University Hospital of the West Indies […]

… Kitchen space dispute led to conviction

A dispute over kitchen space involving two tenants at a premises at Lower Mall Road was at the heart of the incident that led to Ninja Man and his two co-accused being convicted of murder. “One of the tenants was an old lady, and she made a report to her granddaughter, who was the babymother […]

‘Lisa Is Lying …’ – Burke Rips Hanna; Signals Former Region Chair Might Have To Answer To Disciplinary Committee

‘Lisa Is Lying …’ – Burke Rips Hanna; Signals Former Region Chair Might Have To Answer To Disciplinary Committee Simpson Miller (left) and Hanna embrace after the latter failed to secure a vice-presidential post during internal People’s National Party elections in September. The bitter war between General Secretary of the People’s National (PNP) Party Paul […]

‘5 in 4’ Growth Plan Will Benefit Poor and Vulnerable

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, says measures by the Government and the Economic Growth Council (EGC) to put Jamaica on a path of higher and sustained growth will benefit the poor and vulnerable. The Council, which was launched in April, is committed to achieving five per cent growth in gross domestic product (GDP) […]

‘Amazing Dads’ Documentary Miniseries Launched

The Bureau of Gender Affairs in partnership with Men of God Against Violence and Abuse (MoGAVA), AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) and the Management Institute for National Development (MIND), have launched a new miniseries titled ‘Amazing Dads’ which aims to promote positive stories about fathers in Jamaica and mobilise men to be productive members of society. […]