LOS ANGELES (AP) — Detectives arrested a teenager accused of stealing some wreckage from the Porsche that "Fast & Furious" star Paul Walker was in when he died in a crash in California, and a second suspect was planning to turn himself in, authorities said.
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IT was an evening of tributes and toasts to the spoken word at Jamaica Poetry Festival held at the Louise Bennett Garden Theatre in St Andrew on Sunday.
"Poetry is a social mobility vehicle, and an avenue of expression," veteran broadcaster/lecturer Alma Mock Yen told the audience.
The festival, now in its third year, paid tribute to Mock Yen as well as actress Leonie Forbes, and lecturer Lorna Goodison. Posthumous accolades went to folklorist Dr Olive Lewin and comedian Ranny Williams.
Event conceptualiser Yasus Afari said the annual festival was a "huge success" and was happy with the support.
Performers included Leonie Forbes, Duane Francis, Randy McLaren, Prince Oswy, Canada's Michael St George, Bermuda's Ras Mykal, Authentic One from Montserrat and Big Youth.
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