Monthly Archives: January 2019

Former Wolmer’s footballer collapses during ball game, dies

The Wolmer’s Boys’ School community is mourning the death of former student athlete Calvin Kelly who collapsed suddenly and died while playing a game of football on Sunday. Kelly represented Wolmer’s in football and was a member of the Super Cup-winning Wolmer’s team in 2016.

NY man with Jamaican roots cleared of mom’s killing… 30 years later

Huwe Burton was 16 when he was accused of stabbing his mother to death, then staging the scene to make it appear an intruder had sexually assaulted and killed her. He insisted for decades he didn’t commit the crime.

29 dengue high-risk areas identified in capital city

The Kingston and St Andrew Health Department has classified 29 areas in the capital city as being at high risk for a dengue outbreak.

R Kelly’s bumps and grinds with Jamaicans

R Kelly has come under fire in the United States after the Lifetime channel released a six-part docu-series, Surviving R Kelly, on January 3. The series document stories of women who have allegedly been abused by the r&b singer, as well as allegations of child pornography that have plagued his career for well over a decade.

Police High Command Gets Report On Incident In Which Mentally Ill Man Stole Items From Junction Police Station

A report has been sent to the Commissioner of Police on the incident in which a man of unsound mind stole items from the Junction police station in St. Elizabeth.

Trump slams immigrants from ‘s***hole’ Haiti, African countries

In bluntly vulgar language, President Donald Trump questioned Thursday why the US would accept more immigrants from Haiti and “shithole countries” in Africa rather than places like Norway, as he rejected a bipartisan immigration deal, according to people briefed on the extraordinary Oval Office conversation.