Eldest child of world’s oldest human dies at age 97

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The oldest person on earth with a living mother has died. Harold Fairweather passed waway at home today after a short illness. On Saturday April 15, Harold Fairweather reached the age of 97. On the same day (Saturday) his mother Violet Mosse Brown became the oldest living human in the world after the passing of the previous...

Groundsmen needed (Falmouth, Jamaica) – Manpower & Maintenance Services Ltd.

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Manpower & Maintenance Services Ltd is seeking groundsmen. The successful applicant will be responsible for pruning and shearing trees and hedges as well as mowing, blowing and sweeping grounds. Qualifications and Experience: Certificate in Landscaping from a recognized institution; Minimum three (3) years experience in grounds and landscaping; Sound knowledge of horticultural/landscape systems, chemicals: safe...

16-y-o Muschett High student was killed by fellow passenger in minibus, not by motorist

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The death of a Muschett High student who was recently shot and killed in St James has taken on a new twist. New reports coming in are that the initial story was fabricated in order to protect those involved. We would like to share this unfortunate story from the Jamaica Observer. The Jamaica Observer CONTENT, St...

Duanvale, Trelawny woman is now the oldest living human in the world

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Duanvale, Trelawny, Jamaica supercentenarian Violet Mosse Brown became the world’s oldest human yesterday, Saturday April 15, 2017, after the passing of Italian woman Emma Morano, who was born on November 29, 1899. The last time we wrote an article about Miss Vee, she was the third oldest living human. Now almost 1 year later, a...

Person of interest held in the killing of a Trelawny woman in Runaway Bay

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The St Ann police have held a person of interest in relation to Saturday morning’s murder of a woman in Runaway Bay. The woman, identified as Melissa Nelson (aka ‘Picky’) from Salt Marsh in Trelawny was shot dead while a man was shot and injured in the Bellair Housing Scheme in Runaway Bay about 1:30...

Usain Bolt has big plans for his former primary school in Sherwood Content

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For the sixth successive year, Usain Bolt held a Christmas treat for kids in his community of Sherwood Content. This year, the need of proper playing facilities for his former school, Waldensia Primary, came up on the radar. He has decided to make it the next project of his foundation. The following is an excerpt...

Shacka shot and killed in Carey Park

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A man was shot and killed in Carey Park yesterday. He has been identified as Glenroy Scott, also known as “Glen” or “Shacka” of a Spicy Hill, Trelawny address. Reports are that yesterday afternoon at around 2 o’clock, gunshots were heard coming from a section of Carey Park, Trelawny and Scott’s body with visible gunshot...

Falmouth streetscape construction blamed for slow Christmas sales

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Slow Christmas Sales in Falmouth Delroy Christie, president of the Trelawny Chamber of Commerce, has reported that sales is sluggish in Falmouth. He blamed the slow sales on the Falmouth Streetscape construction project. The construction now spans one of the busiest intersections: Cornwall Street and Market Street (the busiest street in the town). Traffic Pains...

Grandfather dies from multiple chops allegedly inflicted by grandson

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So far, there has been no news forthcoming as to the reason for the dispute, but a man has been taken into custody by the police for hacking his grandfather to death in Wait-a-Bit. A young farmer was taken into custody by the Trelawny police after his grandfather died in hospital, allegedly from wounds inflicted...

No vendors will be allowed in Water Square for Falmouth Grand Market 2016

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Grand Market or Christmas Eve is the busiest day of the year in Falmouth and most major towns in Jamaica. The hub of Trelawny’s Grand Market celebration is traditionally Water Square. Water Square, the commercial and social center of the parish is normally filled with shoppers, vendors and others on the final shopping day for...