Tag: Western Jamaica

Mother, son in double murder

Michael Nattoo - Staff Reporter Even as nationally reported statistics suggest that incidents of violent crime are trending downwards, residents of Bins Lane in Lucea,...

St. James Custos takes 400 youths off streets

Clinton Pickering - Freelance Writer   Custos of St. James, Bishop Conrad Pitkin, has been putting words into action in fulfilment of his pledge to engage...

Whither CUMI?

Sashane Shakes Crooks' exit draws near With the steadily increasing number of mentally challenged and homeless persons on the streets of the resort city of...

Man beheads two

Michael Nattoo/Craig Oates Shot dead by police Swift action by the Hanover police on Monday night may have spared residents of Cascade and Pond Side...

Death by suicide

Thirty-seven-year-old aspiring DJ, Ricardo Grey, oc 'Gravy' of Crooks Street in Falmouth, died on Sunday in an apparent case of suicide. Reports indicate that Grey,...

Bloody West’land

Noelita Lawrence - Staff Reporter The country’s murder tally continues to climb as the bloody rampage rocking the parish of Westmoreland continued, with gunmen snuffing...

JRC evicts 60 from People’s Arcade

Begins registration and verification of shop operators Barrington Flemming - Staff Reporter   The Jamaica Railway Corporation has evicted sixty families from the problemplagued People’s Arcade in...

SALEM’S STAR – CC’s Head Boy emerges from Piggott Street

“We must not allow other people’s limited perceptions to define us.” The words of Virginia Satir perfectly describe the philosophy of Rashaun Stewart, 17-year-old...

Hunting gang members

Barrington Flemming - Staff Reporter The killing of 18-year-old Akeem Samuels at Sterling District, Morgan’s Bridge, Westmoreland on Sunday, has re-ignited the police’s crime-fighting thrust...

‘I’M ALL ALONE’ – Father of dead 7-y-o speaks

Michael Nattoo - Staff Reporter “The image of his body lying there in the morgue, I can’t get it out of my head. When I...