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Thursday - 21st June, 2018
SICKLY ELDER needs assistance
Hyacinth Dawkins has been living with asthma, high blood pressure and a heart condition for more tha...
Wednesday - 20th June, 2018
Truck crash survivor battles on
Lynford Jackson, who survived a horrific truck accident nearly 10 years ago in the Rio Grande Valley...
Tuesday - 19th June, 2018
Smiling through the pain
Today is celebrated as Sickle Cell Awareness Day, a disease which affects 10 per cent of Jamaicans. ...
Monday - 18th June, 2018
Sherefa needs help to fight kidney failure
SHEREFA BLAKE-ROSE was diagnosed with kidney failure last February. After a series of vomiting, she ...
Saturday - 16th June, 2018
A ‘Mighty’ long time as a vendor
Nordia Mighty says being a vendor is better than working a nine-to-five job. She has been selling fr...
Friday - 15th June, 2018
SEX NAH SELL AGAIN Prostitutes say police hurting business
Sex workers in Old Harbour, St Catherine, say the last three months have been rough as the presence ...
Wednesday - 13th June, 2018
88-year-old Stamina Daddy
Freshly squeezed cashew juice is quite the bedroom tonic for 88-year-old Keith Brown. When THE STAR ...
Tuesday - 12th June, 2018
God stood by me
“I am sure the baby was in the house but when I came here the community was full of demonic forces...
Monday - 11th June, 2018
Chi chi a eat down the place
Natasha Edwards is desperate to change her living conditions. Edwards, who lives with her spouse, De...
Saturday - 9th June, 2018
Stroke doesn’t stop vendor from earning a living
Madge Bernard has been in the vending business for more than 10 years but illness is taking a toll o...
Friday - 8th June, 2018
MAVADO SET TO RETURN
Plans are reportedly being made for entertainer David Brooks, popularly known as Mavado, to return t...
Thursday - 7th June, 2018
NEYMAR IS KING! Brazilian jerseys selling like hot bread
In 2014, when the World Cup was played in Brazil, ‘Neymar’ was the sixth most popular boys’ na...
Wednesday - 6th June, 2018
HELP KADANE MCKAY 16-y-o battling kidney failure
SIXTEEN-year-old Kadane McKay is now in a United States hospital struggling with kidney failure. Her...
Tuesday - 5th June, 2018
Deportees hope for way back to the US
More than 70 persons turned out at the deportation seminar held at the Duhaney Park Community Centre...
Monday - 4th June, 2018
100 years of
Even at 100 years old, Doris Nesbeth-Barnes vividly remembers most of her life, especially growing u...
Saturday - 2nd June, 2018
Margaret Malcolm the royalty of Queen’s Market
She admits to having profitable days, but re-emphasised that there are days when it is extremely slo...
Friday - 1st June, 2018
COCKROACH MILK IS THE NEW CRAZE Scientists say it is the next super food
Would you drink cockroach milk if your life depended on it? Already some Jamaicans have scoffed at t...
Thursday - 31st May, 2018
DAVID HIBBERT is New Haven’s tiny GIANT
David Hibbert’s captivating smile is enough to make anyone feel welcome Although he is physically ...
Wednesday - 30th May, 2018
Lack of height is no obstacle for Samantha
Samantha Samuels, 24, is just three feet 11 inches, tall but her lack of height does not mean a lack...
Tuesday - 29th May, 2018
Grace Hamilton rises from the ashes
At the launch of Grace Hamilton’s Women Empowerment Foundation, the wellknown and wildly admired p...
Monday - 28th May, 2018
Renay Knight longing for a normal life
Come September, Renay Knight will be ending the year off that she took from the University of the We...
Saturday - 26th May, 2018
IT’S A FAMILY SPOT Vendor benefits from parents’ goodwill
Christine Bantin has been selling at the same spot for 45 years. She inherited the vending trade fro...
Friday - 25th May, 2018
PREGNANT FOR MY RAPIST Woman hates unborn baby
While some women will instantly fall in love with their unborn child upon discovering that they are ...
Thursday - 24th May, 2018
... And not afraid to get burnt
After being fired from his job in St James in 2007, Sheldon ‘Brains’ Donaldson hesitantly decide...
Saturday - 19th May, 2018
Vendor offers medicine through seeds and herbs
Whatever the ailment, it is quite likely that Nathan Thompson has the herbal antidote. Among his bes...
Friday - 18th May, 2018
Dancehall artiste detained in state of emergency
Up-and-coming dancehall artiste Squash, who hails from Montego Bay, has reportedly been in police cu...
Thursday - 17th May, 2018
TEEN ATTEMPTS SUICIDE AFTER BEING PUNISHED
Amale student of a Hanover high school is now in hospital, following what police sources have descri...
Wednesday - 16th May, 2018
Windscreen cleaner wants a better job
Wiping car windscreen for a living was not what Omar Gabbidon had in mind when he was a child. Howev...
Tuesday - 15th May, 2018
Windshield cleaner wants to return to school
ALICIA BARRETT “Ididn’t know my madda, and me hear seh me have bout three fadda, becaus...
Monday - 14th May, 2018
Youngster builds house from wiping windshields
has been able to build his onebedroom house. “Mi spend about $30,000 fi mi house weh me h...
Saturday - 12th May, 2018
WIFE BEATEN FOR RIDING WITH CABBIE Husband assaults woman because he didn’t buy her story
An auto mechanic was placed in a holding cell inside the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court for abo...
Friday - 11th May, 2018
Man accused of killing Dexter Pottinger denied bail
Romario Brown, the Kingston-based tattoo artist who was charged with the murder of fashion designer ...
Thursday - 10th May, 2018
Slow sales hurting Riverton pig farmers
Pig farmers in Riverton, St Andrew, say the importation of pork has resulted in low or no sales, for...
Wednesday - 9th May, 2018
We are not needy Family of slain mom, kids says GoFundMe account was created because people wanted to help
Although a GoFundMe page has been set up to pay for the funeral of three people who were killed in H...
Tuesday - 8th May, 2018
Man wants wheelchair to help him earn a living
Shortly after his birth, Vincent Brown, 58, said he was infected with polio. To this day, the diseas...
Monday - 7th May, 2018
Grandmother rolls back the clock Went back to school at 47, now reading for degree
Determined is one of the words that can be used to describe Carol Ann Mitchell, who went back to hig...
Saturday - 5th May, 2018
Abandoned at birth, but saved by grace
Like many persons, Deacon Ricardo Ross experienced abandonment in his life and reached the point of ...
Friday - 4th May, 2018
POLICE FIND GUN IN PANTY
The Santa Cruz police were blown away after finding a woman with a pistol nestled in her underwear d...
Thursday - 3rd May, 2018
WHERE IS MAPPY? Mom praying for missing daughter to return
Racquel ‘Bubbles’ Ricguard said she sat on a bench outside her home on George’s Lane in centra...
Wednesday - 2nd May, 2018
Young mother needs HEART SURGERY
Last December, shortly after giving birth to her son, Zayne, Jhenae Simpson, 21, was told she had a ...
Tuesday - 1st May, 2018
Graphic designer wants to start making licence plates
Xavier Bryant had a vision a few years ago to make licence plates for the government to supply vario...
Monday - 30th April, 2018
BABY-MAKING COW SKIN SOUP
soup. Her daily customers include almost every taxi and bus driver who plies the route as well as st...
Saturday - 28th April, 2018
WINNING SOULS FOR THE LORD
BAccording to the church leader, his work at the Scott’s Pass church and the experience he gained ...
Friday - 27th April, 2018
DEPORTEE BEGS FOR FREAKY SHOWS Claims cops are squeezing his livelihood
For years John Brown* was a regular player at ‘freaky’ shows in Old Harbour, St Catherine, even ...
Thursday - 26th April, 2018
I NEED A LEG
While taking shelter from the rain at a shop in Steer Town, St Ann, on July 28 last year, Safoy Fear...
Wednesday - 25th April, 2018
Just keep working hard Former ‘bad boy’ advises youth
After losing his mother at age five, Andrew Armstrong turned to his father to get the love and tende...
Tuesday - 24th April, 2018
NO BIRTH PAPERS, NO JOB Man struggles to find work
Two years ago when he turned 20, Junior Paige found out he was not registered at birth by his mother...
Monday - 23rd April, 2018
Eunis Palmer-Pryce grateful as she turns 109
Eunis Palmer-Pryce turned 109 last Saturday and her daughter Valda Pryce is very happy that she gets...
Saturday - 21st April, 2018
She recalled another occasion while driving on the highway towards May Pen, when one of her tyres fl...
Friday - 20th April, 2018
Single mom makes big bucks from porn website
Although she is a certified phlebotomist (a person trained to draw blood), a single mother, who goes...
Thursday - 19th April, 2018
Vendor vows to sell until she dies
As Jean Houston stirred her pot of soup at the Manley Horne Park cricket ground in Ballards Valley, ...
Tuesday - 17th April, 2018
PM willing to have homosexuals in Cabinet
Prime Minister Andrew Holness on Sunday expressed his willingness to appoint homosexuals in his Cabi...
Monday - 16th April, 2018
LET THERE BE LIGHT Mavis Bank residents tired of darkness
Residents in the community of Mavis Bank are appealing for street lights to be installed in the area...
Saturday - 14th April, 2018
God has been good to me
she sought to acquire her tertiary education, and He has helped her with her three wonderful sons, w...
Friday - 13th April, 2018
Elderly man killed in car crash
The Falmouth police say they are yet to identify an elderly man who died as a result of a car crash ...
Thursday - 12th April, 2018
I will never stop painting ... Biochemist has undying love for art
Aldeam Facey recently defended his thesis and is on the verge of getting his PhD in biochemistry, bu...
Wednesday - 11th April, 2018
Beauty queen leaves prison ... Drug kingpin convicted
Two years and 17 days after she was arrested, a federal judge in Los Angeles, US, ordered the releas...
Tuesday - 10th April, 2018
Family man disappears without a trace
Approximately six years ago Glenford Smith settled in with his family in Lluidas Vale after a long d...
Monday - 9th April, 2018
Residents try fasting to get road fixed
Some residents of Trinityville, St Thomas, who say they have gotten weary from protesting for better...
Saturday - 7th April, 2018
Bad roads sucking life from community
Residents of Cedar Valley, St Thomas, are convinced that bad roads are squeezing the life out of the...
Friday - 6th April, 2018
Sunflower seeds used to tighten vagina
There is no limit to the lengths that some women are willing to go to achieve a ‘firmer grip’ du...
Thursday - 5th April, 2018
Recurring blaze frustrating firemen
Firefighters from the Rollington Town Fire Station say they are frustrated because of the number of ...
Wednesday - 4th April, 2018
Ex-gangster wants to be motivational speaker
Having had eight persons who were close to him die in violent circumstances, Romaine Lewis, 27, says...
Tuesday - 3rd April, 2018
Everybody a farm but no buyers - Farmers lament lack of customers
Kenroy Lewis was one of the farmers who was most affected by floods last year in Douglas Castle, St ...
Saturday - 31st March, 2018
FINDING HAPPINESS IN THE LORD
DIn addition to his prayers, he said that other persons have prayed for him and that God has been an...
Thursday - 29th March, 2018
– Big catch expected for Easter
is the season for fishermen it seems. And they were all smiles when THE WEEKEND STAR visited them in...
Wednesday - 28th March, 2018
TRYING TO BUILD A HOME
Aysheeka Cunningham is seeking funding to construct a home for her and her nine-year-old son. Cunnin...
Tuesday - 27th March, 2018
FREAK ACCIDENT VICTIM NEEDS HELP
Courtney Patterson lost both of his arms in 2006 after he was electrocuted, while he was working on ...
Monday - 26th March, 2018
Cane vendor welcomes state of emergency
“Adi first me feel so safe inna mi own community. Mi like weh dem a do,” said Christopher ‘Can...
Saturday - 24th March, 2018
With the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships taking place at the National St...
Friday - 23rd March, 2018
Fake pregnancy test used to fool foreigner
Several persons have been selling fake pregnancy tests online, fuelling speculation that men are bei...
Thursday - 22nd March, 2018
You have the wrong men
Two police officers were injured yesterday as residents in Annotto Bay, St Mary, threw stones at the...
Wednesday - 21st March, 2018
Don wants 100 killed for son’s murder
It was only two years ago that August Town was celebrating 365 days without a murder. Fast-forward a...
Tuesday - 20th March, 2018
Champsy gets new outfit
The highly anticipated ISSA-GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships is set to begin t...
Monday - 19th March, 2018
SAZI’S ITAL SIP KEEPS PEOPLE HEALTHY
In Boston, Portland, Sazi is cooking up a storm and he is willing to share his ital dishes with anyo...
Saturday - 17th March, 2018
Prayer took my pain away
The Reverend Ralston Coke is a member of the Assemblies of the First Born Church in Jamaica and has ...
Friday - 16th March, 2018
WOMAN SPREADS HIV ON PURPOSE
Approximately 19 years ago, Olivia Whyte* had thoughts of committing suicide when she learnt that sh...
Thursday - 15th March, 2018
Krystal Tomlinson ready to act
Krystal Tomlinson, the People’s National Party Youth Organisation (PNPYO) president, is ready to e...
Wednesday - 14th March, 2018
Worshippers flock Universal Church for healing, prosperity
With its congregation swelling in Jamaica, the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God (UCKG) has ere...
Tuesday - 13th March, 2018
‘Ipswich trolley’ keeps residents rolling
The popular Jamaican quote ‘you afi tun yuh hand and mek fashion’ fits the community of Ipswich ...
Monday - 12th March, 2018
It’s the People’s Choice
If you travel along the Longwood main road in St Elizabeth and ask for the best food spot, you are a...
Saturday - 10th March, 2018
Saved from suicide
Many persons have shared testimonies of how their lives have been spared by the voice of God. Well, ...
Friday - 9th March, 2018
Fish vendors blame damaged road for poor sales
Vendors in the Portmore Fishing Village located along Dyke Road say that they are experiencing low s...
Thursday - 8th March, 2018
Retired pastor wants Christianity to play major role in society
Daniel Powell, the former pastor of The Jamaica Holiness Church in Silent Hill, Clarendon, said that...
Wednesday - 7th March, 2018
Homeless for a decade
For more than a decade, Derrick Morgan has been jobless and without a home. In an interview with THE...
Tuesday - 6th March, 2018
Massive blaze leaves 30 homeless
Several persons returned from work and school yesterday afternoon to see their homes at 3A Shortwood...
Monday - 5th March, 2018
WEIGHT LIFTED OFF ME
The father of a police constable whose death in 2013 was clouded in controversy is today relieved to...
Saturday - 3rd March, 2018
God has been good to me
Nadine Johnson has been a member of the Sanguinetti New Testament Church of God in Clarendon since 1...
Friday - 2nd March, 2018
RASTA OBEAH MAN IN HIGH DEMAND Pastors, lovers among clients
Throughout his many years as a ‘reader man’, Ronnie said he has received many requests from peop...
Thursday - 1st March, 2018
20 YEARS OLD, AND I HAVE SLEPT WITH 100 MEN
‘Hello, Sir. Good afternoon. Sorry to stop you like that, but I am just asking, please if you coul...
Wednesday - 28th February, 2018
Brighter days for Sharwayne
come and take him away. I had no idea where he was until me see him inna The STAR. A somebody even t...
Tuesday - 27th February, 2018
HELP COMING FOR MOTHER OF 8 As parents, we thought they needed some anchor and that’s why I reached out to help.
Just last month, Keloney Gayle was down in the dumps as she stared into the hungry faces of her chil...
Monday - 26th February, 2018
MAN STARTS BUSINESS FROM RABBIT GIFT
Faced with hard times, Frederick ‘Ricky’ Ingram did not fall to the pressure. Instead, when he r...
Saturday - 24th February, 2018
God’s healing hands touched her
Keisha Peart has been walking with the Lord for 17 years, and, like many Christians, she has testifi...
Friday - 23rd February, 2018
Kartel boosts bleaching cream sales in prison
Vybz Kartel’s incarceration is said to have resulted in a massive increase in the price for bleach...
Thursday - 22nd February, 2018
Heartbreak on Valentine’s Day Mother loses son in suspected drowning
Audrey Williams was at a loss for words when she heard that her son, Bryan Gooden, had drowned in Ca...
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