Franklyn “Chappie” St, Juste, Filmaker and University Lecturer Dies

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Filmmaker and former UWI Lecturer, Franklyn “Chappie” St, Juste has died.

He passed away at home this morning shortly before midday.

It’s understood Mr St Juste had been ailing for some time.

He was in his mid-80s.

His passing has sent shockwaves throughout the media and culture fraternities.

Mr St Juste left Trinidad and came to Jamaica where he sought to revolutionize the media and film landscapes.

Among those mourning his passing is Culture and Entertainment Minister, Olivia Grange.

Olivia Grange, Culture and Entertainment Minister.

She also offered condolences to his loved ones including his children, Brian, Francois and Maya.

Noted actress, Leonie Forbes says the news of Mr St Juste’s passing has left her in shock.

Leonie Forbes, Actress.

Meanwhile, veteran Broadcaster and former Lecturer at the Caribbean School of Media and Communication, Fae Ellington, says she refuses to mourn the passing of her friend and former colleague.

Fae Ellington, Veteran Broadcaster.


Neika Lewis is an award-winning journalist with over 7 years of experience across radio, tv and the print media. A CARIMAC alum, Neika copped the Prime Minister’s Youth award for journalism in 2017. Her reporting on a Jamaican pilot incarcerated in Qatar in 2015 led to his release. Neika hunts for human interest stories.


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