Tag: Western Jamaica

LGBT battles Gov’t at IACHR today

Jamaica’s anti-same-sex laws will today again be thrown into the international spotlight when the powerful Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, IAHCR, which is an arm of the Organization of American States, hears the petition brought by Aids Free World on behalf of two Jamaican LGBTQ petitioners alleging that Jamaica is in breach of the American Convention on Human Rights.

Qahal’s Paradise Unmasked

The shocking discovery made in a police/military raid just three days ago (Tuesday, November 5) that Paradise, St. James, was home to...

Another bloody weekend

Michael Nattoo - Staff Reporter While still in effect, the States of Public Emergency across Western parishes, particularly in...

Quick Response Unit for St. James

Another crime-fighting initiative has been launched in St. James as the security forces grapple with the increasing murders and other crimes taking place in...

Municipal Corporation v.s. MoBay Pride legal battle rages

Clinton Pickering - Freelance Writer The controversial issue between the St. James Municipal Corporation and the gay group, MoBay Pride, over its...

Muschett host Knibb

St. James High hold off Green Pond Noelita Lawrence-Ricketts Play in the Inter Secondary Schools Association...

‘Ben Dung’ still active but fewer sales

Several decades ago, ‘Ben Dung’, located in the Charles Gordon Market in Montego Bay, was the place many people would go to get some...

‘HELP ME, PLEASE’

Accident victim Barrington Flemming - Staff Reporter “I am in constant pain. It is difficult...

Montego Bay Pride joined by JFJ in case against Davis/SJMC

Montego Bay Pride is being helped by Jamaicans for Justice to bring a claim for judicial review of the decision by Montego...

Marine Cop in deadly crash

Barrington Flemming - Staff Reporter The cruel hands of fate dealt Shamara Maddan of Belmont, Westmoreland, a devastating blow...