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Published:Thursday | December 21, 2017 | 12:00 AMRasbert Turner

The auditorium of the HEART College of Construction Services (formerly the Portmore HEART Academy) was abuzz with excitement on Thursday, December 14, during the ninth annual Senior Citizens' Treat.It was an evening full of fun, food and fellowship...

Published:Monday | December 18, 2017 | 9:04 AMRasbert Turner

Prison warder Dwayne Poyser who fled a police traffic stop and injured a policewoman in the process, was denied bail and remanded into custody when he appeared in the St Catherine Parish Court on Friday. Poyser is charged with...

Published:Sunday | December 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMRasbert Turner

The teaching of ceramics has being a fulfilling experience for St Catherine resident Andrenique Morgan, who teaches art at the Eltham High School in Spanish Town, St Catherine.He told Arts...

Published:Monday | December 11, 2017 | 1:56 PMRasbert Turner

A St Catherine businesswoman has been freed of being in possession of fake rubbing alcohol. U Wen, who is of Chinese heritage, was freed on Friday by parish judge Grace Henry-McKenzie of charges of breaching the Trademark Act, the Customs and...

Published:Wednesday | December 6, 2017 | 5:38 PMRasbert Turner

A St Catherine man has pleaded guilty in relation to the deaths of six persons who were killed in a 2016 car crash in the Bog Walk Gorge in the parish. Thirty-one-year-old labourer Elfargo Slew, who is of Dam Head District, St Catherine, is to be...

Published:Wednesday | December 6, 2017 | 9:19 AMRasbert Turner

National cyclist Marloe Rodman has been charged in connection with the death of a  fellow motorcyclists following a collision. Rodman was charged on Tuesday with manslaughter, operating an unlicensed motor vehicle, operating a motorcycle with...

Published:Thursday | November 30, 2017 | 12:00 AMRasbert Turner

Russell's T20 Restaurant and Sports Bar in Old Harbour St Catherine, is an oasis of fine foods. The array of delectable dishes includes: braised oxtail, barbequed chicken, shrimp platter, barbequed ribs, de Russ salad, and curried goat, accompanied...

Published:Thursday | November 30, 2017 | 12:00 AMRasbert Turner

The 'Old Capital' of Spanish Town in St Catherine is blessed with many unique eateries. One is Boss Foods and Catering Services. When Food visited the Wellington Street location recently, the delicious aroma was intoxicating. Jerked chicken,...

Published:Tuesday | November 28, 2017 | 12:10 PMRasbert Turner

Published:Monday | November 20, 2017 | 12:34 PMRasbert Turner

Published:Saturday | November 11, 2017 | 12:00 AMRasbert Turner

Minister of National Security Robert Montague said that every member of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) must submit to an annual anti-corruption declaration.He said that this was needed to rid the force of rampant corruption."I want the...

Published:Thursday | November 2, 2017 | 12:00 AMRasbert Turner

Minister of Sport Olivia Grange took the Inter Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) to task on its failure to provide a proper explanation for its decision to bar female Eltham High School student Rashardo Williams, from playing in the boys'...

Published:Sunday | October 29, 2017 | 12:00 AMRasbert Turner

"I was in 'Lala Land' during the first six months of this case, and although justice prevailed, I am bitter and it still hurts badly," declared businessman Elia 'Leo' Taddeo, after he was cleared of sexual touching of two females in St Catherine...

Published:Thursday | October 12, 2017 | 5:31 PMRasbert Turner

Published:Wednesday | October 11, 2017 | 6:48 PMRasbert Turner

A man said to be of unsound mind was fatally shot by the police this afternoon on the compound of the Portmore Police Station in St Catherine. Reports are that the man jumped the perimeter fence...

 

Published:Thursday | October 5, 2017 | 12:00 AMRasbert Turner

Cardon Travel is changing the business landscape of the rural township of Old Harbour in St Catherine.The business, having opened its door at Shop 7 Cottage Plaza, West Street, is a one-stop shop for many persons.The husband-and-wife team of Andwele...

Published:Tuesday | October 3, 2017 | 12:15 PMRasbert Turner

A policeman died last night after his car ran off the road and plunged into a river in Bog Walk, St Catherine. The deceased is Sergeant Melville Ellington of the Spanish Town Police Station in the St Catherine North Division. Reports are...

Published:Friday | September 29, 2017 | 5:19 PMRasbert Turner

Two St Catherine policemen who were charged with grievous sexual assault have been freed by the St Catherine Parish Court. Corporal Hopeton Reid and Constable Jermaine Anderson, who are attached to the Portmore Police Station, were freed...

Published:Thursday | September 28, 2017 | 12:00 AMRasbert Turner

Container Plaza in Old Harbour,St Catherine, is the place to be forgreat-tasting food that satisfies the appetites of many.Food recently visited the location and witnessed chef Ian McCook busy preparing for lunch at Di Lip Smacking Kitchen.There...

Published:Monday | September 25, 2017 | 1:21 PMRasbert Turner

Businessman Christopher Soutar, who is charged with manslaughter arising from the death of his two-year-old son, had his bail extended by the St Catherine Circuit Court this morning. Soutar appeared before Justice Sarah Thompson-James. The case was...

Published:Tuesday | September 19, 2017 | 1:57 PMRasbert Turner

Concerns were raised yesterday at the opening of the Michaelmas term of the St Catherine Circuit Court about the dominance of sexual offenses cases on the court list at each sitting.  During the opening, it was revealed that there...

Published:Thursday | September 14, 2017 | 12:00 AMRasbert Turner

St Catherine resident Brenton 'Johnny Ras' Campbell knows the secret to good ital cooking."Yes, mi boss. Is a callaloo mi waiting on before mi go back on the road," taxi driver Michael Tinglin told Food excitedly as he...

Published:Sunday | September 10, 2017 | 12:00 AMRasbert Turner

Having grown up watching his father using home-fashioned methods to preserve bodies, Michael Archer knew she always wanted to get into the operation of a funeral home.That dream culminated with him opening Archer's Funeral...

Published:Saturday | August 19, 2017 | 12:00 AMRasbert Turner

Former Rising Star contestant Ricardo 'Big Pop' Rankine is seeking to join the fight against crime with his new single, We Are One.Rankine says the song has been getting good support and have the musical input of artistes Singer J and Turbulence,...

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