Monthly Archives: June 2017

Albert Minott of Jolly Boys mento band dies

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Albert Minott, lead singer of the Portland-based Jolly Boys mento band, passed away peacefully at his home yesterday.

Tambourine Army accuses churches of supporting ‘rape of married women’ 

Women’s advocacy group, Tambourine Army says the position of six churches in their presentation before the parliamentary committee reviewing the Sexual Offences Act (SOA), amounts to them condoning rape of married women.

Tanya Stephens’ sharp criticism of Portia riles up ‘Mama P’ supporters

Veteran singer, Tanya Stephens, has generated a backlash of criticism of unsavoury comments she made on social media about former Prime Minister, Portia Simpson Miller, on the day Simpson Miller retired from active politics.

US teacher tips off J’can drug dealers to get back at cheating husband

KINGSTON, Jamaica — An American woman is to be sentenced today for informing a crew of seven Jamaican-born men, suspected to be drug-dealers, about an investigation being conducted by her former husband, who is a police detective, and his team.

US sets new visa rules for 6 mainly Muslim nations, refugees 

Cyclist killed on Marcus Garvey Drive 

A pedal cyclist was killed on Wednesday morning along Marcus Garvey Drive after being hit by a car.