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‘We tired a it’ – Ackee Walk residents left distraught after another shooting | News

The wretched reality of living in Ackee Walk has become almost unbearable for resident Sherene Brown. Brown, 47, told THE STAR that she has lost four family members to gun violence in the small community since 2009. “Gunman kill me son in 2015. Two years ago, gunman kill me brother …

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Grenada Carnival bans thongs and G-strings | News

Revellers wishing to take part in Grenada Carnival (Spicemas) this year will now have to cover up and leave all to the imagination as organiser’s have announced that thongs, g-strings and full-body paint will not be allowed. “Understanding that we are living in a Christian society, our morals and values …

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Have you seen Moesha Appleton? | News

Moesha Appleton, a 22-year-old cashier from Arnett Gardens, St Andrew, has been missing since February 1. She was last seen in the Cross Roads area, where she worked, dressed in a grey blouse, pink and grey jeans and a pair of black slippers. Dozens of persons have been handing out …

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UNRULY BERT – Legal luminary talks about music, and his ‘nephew’ Popcaan | News

Sitting in his offices on Duke Street in Kingston, Bert Samuels is the look and sound of a successful legal luminary. His polished tones and sartorial demeanour would naturally place him somewhere in that upper echelons of UPT (uptown) society, which is quite cognisant and protective of the great divide …

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Gospel Spotlight: Rondell Positive urges people to look in ‘The Mirror’ | News

A decade-long drive has given musical minister Rondell Positive much time to meditate on the message of his latest release, ‘ The Mirror’. The gospel artiste said that the lyrical wheels started turning in 2009 during a ‘Girls’ Day’ talk focused on self-reflection – to look in the mirror. Then …

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Who shot Errol Sankey? – Family demands answers | News

The loved ones of Old Harbour resident Errol Sankey Jr are left with many unanswered questions following his murder last Sunday in the vicinity of Three Miles. Speaking with THE WEEKEND STAR yesterday, Sankey’s sister, Carolyn, said that the police are tight-lipped, but the family has heard much speculation about …

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Toriann is March Pen’s star | News

On Wednesday, a brilliant and confident nine-year-old, Toriann Beckford, from McAuley Primary School in Spanish Town, St Catherine, captured the hearts of viewers when she was crowned The Gleaner’s Children’s Own National Spelling Bee champion. Her biggest supporter inside the TVJ studios was her grandmother Winsome Hines, who stated that …

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Policeman’s mother killed – Believed to be an act of reprisal | News

A suspected reprisal killing has left a cop motherless. Laetitia Francis was shot and killed at about 11:47 a.m. Thursday in Angel’s Drive, Old Harbour Glades in St Catherine. According to reports, the 57-year-old shopkeeper was in her shop when three thugs entered forcefully and attacked her. Shortly after, multiple …

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Charlie Smith High School teenagers missing | News

An Ananda Alert has been issued for two Charlie Smith High School students – Ackeela Jones and Kerene Scott, who have been missing since February 3 and January 7, respectively. Jones was last seen in Denham Town wearing a burgundy tunic, white blouse and a pair of black shoes, while …

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Half-a-million for stolen baby – Court told woman agreed to buy child for $500,000 | News

Baby Nyyear Frank, the infant who was snatched from his mother’s arms as she walked in a section of Kingston last October, was allegedly the subject of a $500,000 contract. The Clerk of Court said in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court on Thursday that based on a statement …

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