Jamaica Gleaner / Journalist Ian Boyne has been hospitalised after suffering what the Jamaica Information Service calls a medical emergency.
Boyne, the deputy chief executive officer of the Jamaica Information Service is also Gleaner columnist.
It is understood that Boyne is in a coma.
In the meantime, the family is appealing to the media and other concerned friends to honour its privacy at this time.
The family is also asking for continued prayers.