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JLP Caretaker asks Police to Assist in Declaring His Family’s Innocence in Sikka Rhymes Shooting

Krisho Holmes, the JLP caretaker for the Waterford Division whose three relatives were murdered on Sunday, says none of them were involved in Sikka Rymes, the dancehall entertainer’s shooting. There has been a lot of speculation about what could cause the murders, and sources close to the Sunday night murder …

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Woman attempting suicide cut loose from tree

A Grants Pen woman is lucky to be alive following a case of attempted suicide which was thwarted after she was cut loose from a rope by a relative who found her hanging from a tree. It was a last gasp for breath that alerted attention to the distressed woman, …

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Knight-Wisdom Wins Scottish Three Metres Spring Diving Competition

Home Sports Knight-Wisdom Wins Scottish Three Metres Spring Diving Competition Sports By Alrick SwabyDec 07, 2019, 14:38 pm 9 Jamaica’s Yona Knight-Wisdom won the three metres spring diving competition at the Scottish National Championships today. Knight-Wisdom ended the preliminary round with the 4th best dive. He says after a few …

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Man alleges policewoman allowed man to bugger him in jail

ARRESTED and slapped with a charge of buggery, a 29-year-old man now living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) says he contracted it while in police custody. The young man, who recently spoke to the Jamaica Observer on condition of anonymity ahead of the December 1 observance of World AIDS Day, …

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The Samsung Galaxy S11e will have 5G connectivity and fast charging

The Samsung Galaxy S11e – SM-G9810 – will have 5G connectivity, according to the 3C certification papers. This year only the premium Galaxy S10 5G got that honor, but it seems that next year things will be different. The more affordable “e” model will also support 25W fast charging, up from 15W …

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Before the baby gets here

THE moment a woman discovers that she is pregnant, sometimes even before, she creates a checklist of essentials. And anything from diapers to several pieces of baby gear that her baby may never use makes this list. Unfortunately, the excitement of making our babies cute can sometimes get in the …

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Fight over soap leaves little girl partially blind

When her eight-year-old daughter Shantavia McDonald came home last Thursday evening complaining of a soreness in her eye, Charnelle Barnes had no idea that the situation was serious. However, by the time her child had woken up the following day, it was evident that something was wrong. Her eyes were …

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Holy Family Infant and Primary Bags KSA INSPORTS Championships

Home Sports Holy Family Infant and Primary Bags KSA INSPORTS Championships Sports By Alrick SwabyDec 07, 2019, 00:40 am 17 Holy Family Infant and Primary School were crowned champions of the Kingston and St. Andrew INSPORTS Primary School football competition. The Central Kingston based school secured the title after beating …

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Haughton Questions Whether GCT Cut Would Be Prudent

Opposition Senator, Dr Andre Haughton, says it costs Jamaica half a billion dollars in foreign debt service repayment each time the local currency depreciates. There’s been concerns about the persistent depreciation in the local currency, concerns the Bank of Jamaica and the Finance Minister have sought to downplay. But, in …

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Gov’t Moves Ahead With January 1 Ban On Styrofoam Products Despite Concerns Of Negative Economic Impact

The ban on Styrofoam products will take effect as planned on January 1, 2020. That’s according to a statement from the Office of the Prime Minister, OPM, today. The statement detailed that the government’s ban on locally manufactured and distributed polystyrene foam products used in the food and beverage industry …

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