There was tragedy in schoolboy football yesterday after St George's College captain Dominic James collapsed and died during his team's ISSA-Flow Manning Cup against Excelsior at the Stadium East field in Kingston Jamaica.
The National Cultural Foundation (NCF) created a buzz for its upcoming Festival with a ‘Taste of NIFCA’ at Jubilee Gardens in the city on the weekend. With the preliminaries already underway, it was time to switch the conversation from Crop Over to NIFCA and today’s showcase featured a diverse cast of some of the best acts across the performing arts disciplines in a mini-concert.
A total of 9,425 Jamaicans have been deported from around the world since 2012, including 4,153 from the United States of America (USA), 1,345 from the United Kingdom, and 931 from Canada.
Reports are that between January and June of this year 342 Jamaicans were sent back from the USA while 149 were deported from the UK. Another 42 Jamaicans were expelled by Britain on Wednesday this week under controversial circumstances.
Loud explosions early yesterday morning drove fear into the hearts of residents of this seaside town on Jamaica’s north-eastern coast. After they called the police at approximately 6:15, their fear gave way to shock with the gruesome discovery of the bodies of 62-year-old Albert Pryce, 25-year-old Rushelle Williams, and her nine-month-old daughter Aleir Sewell in Pryce’s house on Fort George Road.