What seemed like an easy way to make $15,000 for a Corporate Area man has mushroomed into a nightmare that could end with him and several others locked behind bars.
This is the second in a series of stories for Child Month, focusing on some of Jamaica's most vulnerable adolescents and young people. All names have been changed for confidentiality.
Davon Crump, the outgoing president of the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and Industry, is crediting a team effort for the numerous achievements it achieved during the two terms he served at the helm of the private-sector group.
The Reggae Boyz' preparation for their trio of World Cup Qualifying (WCQ) matches in the month of June will pick up pace with the staging of a 12-day camp in The Bahamas, beginning May 20.
MoneyGram outlets in Montego Bay, St James, have introduced stringent new rules for persons collecting remittances in a bid to reduce risks associated with the multimillion- dollar scamming operations, managing director of Lasco Financial Services, Jacinth Hall-Tracey, has confirmed.
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Based overseas, Jamaica-born reggae artiste Mighty Mystic is already considered one of the leaders in the United States of America's (USA) East Coast reggae movement. Aiming to inscribe his name among the reggae greats, the brother of former prime minister and now leader of the opposition, Andrew Holness, is already well on his way.
Reminiscent of his own characterisation of the USA's response to his proposal for a New International Economic Order ("Ronald Reagan killed it with a smile"), Michael Manley met my suggestion that Jamaica disband the Jamaica Defence Force with a devastating smile.
Imagine a bright morning, the sun is shining, children of all sizes and background are nicely dressed in ties, shirts and uniforms of their respective schools. They are all looking smart, intellectual and promising members of society.
It's Christmas Eve of 2010 at the Horizon Adult Remand Centre. As I lay on my six-inch concrete bed gazing into the solid concrete roof for the first time in almost one month since my arrival, I'm weighed down with grief and loneliness.
Often described as "young, beautiful and talented", Ashley Martin is that and more. The award-winning in-demand fashion designer is better known in some circles as an awesome performer with the ability to take a well-known contemporary aria and make it her very own.
The leadership of the Jamaica Teachers' Association (JTA) must resist the temptation to reflexively resist the "call to action" made this past week by Education Minister Ronnie Thwaites to shake up the messy entitlements system. Anything less would be an unforgivable dereliction of leadership.
Five countries will take part in the Caribbean Motor Race Championship (CRMC) meet slated for Sunday, May 26th. Qualifying is on Saturday, May 25th. Drivers from as far away as Suriname, Guyana and Barbados, as well as nearby Cayman, are expected to grace the Dover raceway, St Ann.