PNM wishes Young speedy recovery

The Peo­ple’s Na­tion­al Move­ment (PNM) has wished Na­tion­al Se­cu­ri­ty Min­is­ter Stu­art Young a speedy re­cov­ery from a fall he suf­fered at the open­ing of the Pe­nal Fire Sta­tion ear­li­er to­day.

The PNM said in a state­ment, "We are con­fi­dent that the health care he is re­ceiv­ing is ex­cel­lent, and we hope that his in­juries are tem­po­rary, and his pain, tol­er­a­ble. The PNM lifts Min­is­ter Young in our prayers and we are con­fi­dent that all de­cent cit­i­zens of our na­tion will join us in pray­ing for him."

Young treated for dislocated shoulder, discharged

Na­tion­al Se­cu­ri­ty Min­is­ter Stu­art Young has is­sued a state­ment say­ing that he is fine, fol­low­ing a fall at the open­ing of the Pe­nal Fire Sta­tion Tues­day morn­ing.

Min­is­ter Young is­sued the fol­low­ing state­ment around 3pm Tues­day:

"I would like to thank all well wish­ers and per­sons en­quir­ing as to my well be­ing. I am fine.

Jamaica confirms first case of Covid- 19

Jamaica has confirmed its first case of the novel coronavirus currently making its way around the world. 

According to a statement by jamaica's minister of health and wellness Christopher Tufton, the patient is a Jamaican female who had travelled from the united kingdom, which has cases of covid19.

She arrived on the island on March 4th, presented to the public health system on March 9th and has been in isolation since then.

Tunapuna man killed

Hours af­ter hear­ing the shots that end­ed her son’s life, a woman found her son’s life­less body mere me­tres from her home.

Vaun­dell Joseph, 28, was found dead in a drain which ran along a track which con­nect­ed his home to Up­per St Vin­cent Street, Tu­na­puna at around 6:15 am yes­ter­day.

The dis­cov­ery was made by his moth­er as she made her way through the path­way, and spot­ted her son, ly­ing face­down in a blood­ied vest.

Joseph was a handy­man, Guardian Me­dia was told.