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The trip is not for the faint of heart. Smuggled migrants using The Bahamas to gain entry into Florida from Jamaica risk being robbed, shot, or eaten by sharks in a’ dog-eat-dog’, every man for himself pursuit of the ‘American Dream’. The lucky...
From left: Richard Peters reads the Bible with his daughter Rebekah, son Ravi and wife Nina Peters during worship.

WESTERN BUREAU: Richard Peters promised his daughter Rebekah that he wasn’t going to die. That promise kept him alive and was the centre of most of his prayers while fighting for his life with COVID-19 at the Cornwall Regional Hospital (CRH)...

The man seen on American television stations last week blaming Jamaica’s high murder rate for trying to illegally enter the United States (US) by boat is a “former don” with multiple convictions, Jamaican law-enforcement officials have revealed....

Reverend Marlon Simpson is currently en route to a doctorate, on a long road to securing his achievements, especially in light of the academic challenges exacerbated by emotional turmoil and his father’s approach in handling him at the time,...

When he became a father at 16 years old, Mark Rodney did not imagine his son would have become his best friend. Mark Rodney Jr is now 18 and is the only son among the senior Rodney’s four children. The father and son have been able to foster a...

Ralston Barrett wears many hats –public relations practitioner, music producer, artiste manager, businessman, etc – but the title that gives him the most pride is ‘Daddy’. Barrett, who will be the first to admit that the challenges raising his five...

‘Father Caretaker’ is the name residents of Farm in Clarendon fondly use to refer to 39-year-old Kenrick Spencer. The father of five has extended his love and caring nature to many children in the community, so much so that he has become the...

Therisha Rose-Lawrence no longer lives in Salt Spring in St James, but as president of its Community Development Committee, she is motivated each day to help spark changes that will improve the lives of residents there. Just yesterday morning, she...

WESTERN BUREAU: Businessman and farmer Hugh Gentles, who was officially installed as Trelawny’s new custos rotulorum on Thursday, has pledged to strengthen the parish’s cohort of justices of the peace (JP) as part of his mandate to deliver high-...

Well-placed Homeland Security sources have revealed that Border Patrol agents have intensified surveillance of travel routes between the Caribbean and the United States in a bid to stem the flow of illegals. The disclosure comes amid the detention...
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