Monthly Archives: January 2018

Beach walk leaves couple with worms in feet 

A Canadian couple have warned of the dangers of walking barefoot on the sand after they returned from holiday with worms in their feet.

Student who rubbed tampon blood on Jamaican bag begs for probation 

A white former Connecticut university student accused of smearing body fluids on her black roommate’s belongings asked a judge Tuesday to allow her into a probation program that could erase criminal charges from her record.

Steven Anderson: Jamaica denies anti-gay pastor entry 

Jamaica has denied entry to a US preacher who says gay people should be killed.

Pastor Steven Anderson, who leads the Arizona-based Faithful Word Baptist Church, had planned a week-long trip to the island for what he called a “soul-winning” trip.

Grammy debate rages

ONCE Damian “Junior Gong” Marley was announced winner of the Best Reggae Album at Sunday’s Grammy Awards in New York City discussions began in earnest, with mixed reactions to the latest victory by another member of the the Marley family.

St James detainees to be held at Horizon and Tamarind Farm centres 

With detention centres in Montego Bay, St James bursting at their seams since the imposition of a state of public emergency in the parish 11 days ago,

Gunmen cause panic at St Jago High

Teachers and students at St Jago High School in Spanish Town, St Catherine, were forced to seek refuge in the school’s auditorium after gunmen ran through the school compound in a bid to escape from the police.