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CMU Scandal: This Is How They Pulled It Off

FORMER education minister and Senator Ruel Reid and his four co-accused are alleged to have milked more than $55 million from the Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) and in excess of $1 million from the Ministry of Education. The list of allegations against Reid, his wife Sharen, their daughter Sharelle, CMU …

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Koffee’s Prophet Hates Jamaica – Friend Says

She always gets visions for Jamaica but hardly gets them for where she lives. I remember in 2016 when Hurricane Matthew was to hit JA, she was saying on her FB page, yes go right there and God fi send it there cause we this and that and I said …

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‘She should a get more time’

THE father of the baby who was snatched from Victoria Jubilee Hospital on January 9, 2019, Sinclair Hutton, is dissatisfied with the sentence handed down to the perpetrator yesterday. Baby snatcher Peta-Gay Ffrench was sentenced to 40 months’ imprisonment at hard labour when the matter was called up in the …

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Plyboard Dispute Blamed For Mountain View Murder, Gang Feud

A dispute over plyboard is being blamed for a murder in the Mountain View area last night, leading to a shoot out between feuding gangs early this morning. The lower Mountain View area and Langston Road in St. Andrew remain tense this afternoon, and police are still urging members of …

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Popular Jamaican Actor Teddy BrukShut Has Passed

Popular Jamaican actor/Dancehall artiste Louie Rankin has died. The Grammy-award winning artiste passed away on Monday in a fatal wreck in Ontario, Canada. The crash reportedly involved a transport truck and another vehicle, TMZ reports. Louie Rankin, real name Leonard Forbes, was born in St. Thomas, Jamaica and grew up …

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Christmas Come Early! – Bus Drivers Happy With JUTC Strike

Some public passenger vehicle operators made good cash on Tuesday, due to the strike by Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) drivers following the murder of one of their drivers. A Coaster driver, who plies the Spanish Town to Kingston route, said it was as if Christmas came early for him. …

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Jamaican Mothers Renting Their Children To Beg?

Two women are currently in police custody after they were slapped with various charges including cruelty to a child, after they were caught using infants to beg for money. According to a report from the Corporate Communications Unit, the St Ann police observed the accused last Friday in St Ann’s …

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‘We will put our children in front of the bulldozers’

A ‘health hazard’ to their community is what Accompong’s leader, Colonel Ferron Williams, said bauxite mining will be if permission is given to carry out activities in the Cockpit Country. He and other residents raised strong objections to bauxite mining in the area, which is rich in unique medicinal plants …

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Jamaican Gospel artiste wants Vybz Kartel released

If there was a line of Portmore/Gaza fans waiting to meet incarcerated deejay Vybz Kartel, Maestro Bravest would probably be at the front. The conflict is that he is a gospel artiste and some folks are not happy about his public allegiance to the self-proclaimed ‘Worl’ Boss’. “People seh mi …

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Jamaican Students being Secretly Fingerprinted

Yet another Corporate Area-based school has found itself embroiled in controversy, this time for allegedly collecting fingerprints from students. Merl Grove High School is reported to have begun collecting the biometric data from students during its orientation exercise at the start of the new academic year as part of a …

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