Tag: Jamaica

Samuda pays for Mombasa grass

Agriculture minister Karl Samuda has shelled out more than half a million dollars to pay for the 14 acres of Mombasa grass that have been planted at his farm in Knollis, St. Catherine. “I have here a receipt for $546,000 paid by certified cheque in favour of the account of the Jamaica Dairy Development Board,” Samuda
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Manchester woman gets three months for extortion -in Jamaica

Careba Salmon has been sentenced to three months in prison at hard labour for her role in an extortion ring that targeted business operators in central Jamaica. Salmon, 24, was sentenced when she appeared before the Manchester Parish Court today. She pleaded guilty to six counts of conspiracy to extort on April 5. Her Attorney, Joel
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Not all rights are equal – selectors, deejays shun Ishawna’s oral sex song

Despite getting support from fans for her provocative single ‘Equal Rights’, Ishawna is receiving some backlash from the dancehall community. Selectors have expressed reluctance to playing the song, while at least three male deejays have released response songs aimed at the singer. Bishop Escobar said he would not be playing the song, in which Ishawna
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MoBay shipping wharf under gun watch

he Montego Bay Wharf, located in Freeport in the western city, is now is under increased surveillance from the police. Just over a week ago, the police hit the jackpot at the wharf when eight illegal guns one high-powered rifle, a shotgun and six handguns, alongside 1,046 rounds of assorted rounds of ammunition, were found
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Wanted man killed in Jamaica

One of St James’ most wanted men is now the subject of a murder investigation in the neighbouring parish of Westmoreland. Dead is 28-year-old Kavian Irving of Dalling Street, Savanna-la-Mar in Westmoreland and Cambridge,  St James. Irving was wanted by the St James police in connection with a case of murder and was shot dead
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Criminals in Jamaica Allegedly Making and Selling Potentially Deadly Fake Rum using cleaning alcohol

DEPUTY SUPERINTENDENT CARL BERRY SHOWS SOME OF THE SEIZED COUNTERFEIT GOODS, INCLUDING THE FAKE RUM, AT THE COUNTER-TERRORISM AND ORGANIZED CRIME BRANCH (C-TOC) Fake rum produced using cleaning chemicals is the latest hot commodity among counterfeit goods unearthed by law enforcers in Jamaica. At a press conference hosted by the Counter- Terrorism and Organized Crime
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54 Years After State Inflicted Violence on Rastafarians, Jamaica Government Says Sorry

It took more than five decades, but the Jamaica Government has finally formally apologized for a 1963 incident in which several Rastafarians were beaten and jailed and had their locks forcibly cut by agents of the state. Fifty-four years ago, a Rastafarian in the Coral Gardens community was shot by a property owner in a
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Jamaica Police Using WhatsApp to Tackle Sexual Exploitation of Children

The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) is using messaging service WhatsApp to tackle the sexual exploitation of children via social media. Head of the Corporate Communications Unit of the JCF, Superintendent Stephanie Lindsay said a WhatsApp group was created to encourage citizens to send all sexual videos and images of children directly to the police, in
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Son uses hammer to smash father’s casket – Claims he didn’t give permission for burial

You can’t make these things up, this allegedly happen in jamaica so be mindful of the language, just read for yourself. There was high drama at a funeral in St Thomas on the weekend when the son of the deceased man smashed the closed casket saying that he did not give them permission for his
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