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A graduation photo of Chrisey-Ann Davis and a poem she wrote to her mother for Mother’s Day. Chrisey-Ann was found hanging from a tree in her yard on Monday, June 1.

MATERNAL INSTINCT jolted Joan Watson into realising that something was wrong when her 17-year-old ­daughter Chrisey-Ann Davis had not returned from her room some time after eating a meal on Monday evening. Little did Watson know that the desperate...
Peter Bunting (second right) in a joyful mood with parliamentary backers from his failed presidential bid, Dr Dayton Campbell (left), Luther Buchanan and Angela Brown Burke, in the House of Representatives on Tuesday, October 8, 2019.

With loyalists of People’s National Party (PNP) President Dr Peter Phillips now on edge and preparing for another round of internal schism, two signatories of a controversial letter are insisting that the correspondence is not a launching pad for...

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced that there will be mandatory COVID screening for all passengers arriving in Jamaica this month.  During the period June 1 to 14, arriving Jamaicans will go through a two-element screening process and...

A 32-year-old St Andrew woman is now on a murder charge after allegedly dousing a taxi operator with hot oil during a domestic dispute. The police are yet to finalise a date for the first court appearance of the accused, Melissa Sinclair...

USED-CAR DEALERS who play by the rules are now being left behind, as a flood of new operators are employing deviant strategies to sell imported second-hand vehicles, reducing the industry to a free-for-all. “We are not happy and our members at...

WHILE THE Jamaican police force and the army have had a piecemeal and stop-start engagement of body cameras over the years, private security companies have gradually incorporated the video-surveillance equipment as a crucial backstop in monitoring...

School administrators and secondary-school students have criticised the decision to change exam dates, with the acting president of the Association of Principals and Vice Principals, Lynton Weir, expressing “serious concern” about performance...

WESTERN BUREAU: Had it not been for COVID-19, Jamaica-born cruise ship worker Dujan Thomas would have disembarked the Disney Fantasy with his Trinidadian wife, Sabrina, when the vessel docked in the twin-island state recently. However, with the T...

THERE HAS been an outpouring of praise and sympathy from local and international organisations in reaction to the passing of Alison McLean, former head of the Child Development Agency (CDA) and United Nations (UN) representative. She was 59. McLean...

As the work-from-home order expired on May 31 and employees returned to physical workplaces on Monday, permanent secretary in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation (MEGJC), Audrey Sewell, said that things got off to a smooth start at her...
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