Monthly Archives: May 2020

Seaga remembered on his 90th birthday

THE leadership of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) yesterday sang praises for former leader and prime minister of Jamaica Edward Seaga at a floral tribute at National Heroes’ Park in Kingston.

Holness, Patterson lead tributes to ‘much loved’ Shahine Robinson 

Prime Minister Andrew Holness and former Prime Minister PJ Patterson have led tributes to Shahine Robinson, the Minister of Labour and Social Security who died from cancer on Friday at the age of 66.

Coronavirus: Return staging of Reggae Sunsplash postponed 

The return staging of the iconic Reggae Sunsplash festival, scheduled for November 6 to 8 this year at Grizzly’s Plantation Cove in St Ann, has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

7 shot at Louisville protest over fatal police shooting

At least seven people were shot in Louisville as hundreds of protesters converged on City Hall demanding justice for Breonna Taylor, a black woman who was fatally shot in March by police who broke down her door.

Capleton in mourning after sudden death of mom

Dancehall artiste Capleton is in mourning after his mother, 73-year-old Mabel Downer-Forbes, died suddenly Thursday.

Gov’t eyes June resumption of regular commercial flights for Jamaicans

The Jamaican Government has started discussions with various airlines for the resumption of commercial flights into the country starting in June.