ibusinesslines.com
ibusinesslines.com June 24, 2018


Oldest person in the world dies in Jamaica at age 117

17 September 2017, 04:54 | Myron Mathis

Oldest person in the world dies in Jamaica at age 117

Oldest person in the world dies in Jamaica at age 117

Affectionately known as "Aunt V", Brown was born in #Jamaica on March 10, 1900.

On Saturday (AEST), the news flashed around the world on in seconds that the world's oldest person had died at the age of 117 years and 38 days in her Jamaica home. In April he had received recognition of woman più elderly in life of Guinness Word Record. The mor of six children, four still living, a little" "s merits, master", a bit' for sake of irony, had become head of "store in a local cemetery.

"Our oldest person in the world Mrs".


Less than a week later, she died at Fairview Medical Centre in Montego Bay, St. James Parish, on Friday afternoon, after being transported there from Duanvile JAmacia, where her family has lived for more than 200 years. She lived to be 122 years and 164 days. Other panicked family members had no idea where she was.

In an exclusive interview with Loop News previous year, Brown reflected on life growing up in post-emancipation Jamaica, as the country remained under British rule and the island's black majority remained oppressed.

"This is what God has given me, so I have to take it - long life", Ms Mosse-Brown said in an April interview in her hometown of Duanvale in western Jamaica. "It was very hard but likkle by likkle we have come up to be a good place", Brown said. She said she enjoyed relaxing on her veranda, watching the passing parade of people and cars going by.



Other News

Trending Now

Slides: What to Watch For: Patriots vs. Saints
Brady was named Super Bowl MVP for the fourth time after leading the team to a 34-28 win that included a 25-point comeback. But aside from 2008, when he suffered a season-ending knee injury in the Patriots' opener, he's avoided serious injury.

Tennessee vs. Florida live stream
That's because Florida's last game was a drubbing at the expense of the Michigan Wolverines at AT&T Stadium two weekends ago. Defensively, Florida football yields 33.0 points and 433.0 total yards (218.0 in passing and 215.0 in rushing) per game.

IPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus up for pre-order
This year the company launched the iPhone 8 and the iPhone 8 Plus in addition to the new iPhone X , the 10th-anniversary phone. The technology might not be the problem though, and there have been multiple theories on what really happened.

Haley: 'Plenty' of military options available for dealing with North Korea
The North American Aerospace Defense Command also determined that the missile had posed no threat to North America. Washington has tried to work with Beijing to restrain the latter's ally in Pyongyang through economic sanctions.

Donald Trump heading to Florida to survey hurricane damage
Mayor Barbara Sharief said three people died at the nursing home and two more passed away shortly after being taken to hospital. An investigation of possible criminal negligence has begun, Hollywood Police Chief Tomas Sanchez told reporters.

Connecticut Lawmakers Eye Budget Deal to Close $3.5 Billion Hole
Passage of a state budget, now some 10 weeks overdue, would avoid the spending cuts that would take effect on October 1 with Gov. The change in how those costs are funded would generate about $91.9 million for the state in 2018 and $189.7 million in 2019.

Power to 405000 Georgia Power customers restored following Hurricane Irma
With so many downed power lines and flooding, it's not safe for residents to return to their homes in all instances. State officials said more than 5.5 million business and residential customers remained without power early Tuesday.