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Jamaican woman scammed by “Illuminati” on social media

A Jamaican woman recently fell victim to a online scam, giving thousand of dollars to persons claiming to represent the “Illuminati.” The woman who resides in St Thomas, was reportedly conned out of J$60,000 after being promised membership in the alleged ancient secret society. Scammers reportedly lured the woman with …

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Truck and car collision leaves 3 dead in St Ann

A motor vehicle collision between a Honda Civic and a truck has left three persons dead and another three in hospital in St Ann on Tuesday. According to police reports the accident reportedly took place along the Llandovery main road in St Ann, at approximately 7:30pm. The dead have been …

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Two more pregnant women confirmed with Zika

The Health Ministry is reporting that two more pregnant women have been confirmed with the Zika virus. The revelation was made by Dr Winston De La Haye, acting Chief Medical Officer during a conference in St Lucia. This now brings the confirmed cases involving pregnant women to four. The Health official …

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Man disarmed, chopped to death in St James

A St James man is now dead after being chopped in a violent dispute with two other men in Catadupa, St James on Friday. Police reports say the deceased, Neil Griffiths of Lapland district, allegedly went on a attacking spree in the community. Griffiths allegedly attacked a farmer in the …

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Stop order placed on another Negril hotel site following death

Following the death of a Chinese worker last Thursday, a 10-day stop order has been placed on construction activities at the Azul Hotel site in Negril, Westmoreland. The dead Chinese national has been identified as Agen Han, a 47-year-old scaffolding operator. According to police reports Han was killed in a …

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Holness declares assets to media

Prime Minister Andrew Holness last week invited several media houses as he declared his assets and income from 2007 to present. According to records, as of September 3, 2007 Holness assets were valued at US$473,000 and just over $7 million Jamaican dollars. These assets prior to 2007 were acquired from …

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St Elizabeth couple found guilty of human trafficking

A St. Elizabeth couple have been convicted on human trafficking charges in the Home Circuit Court yesterday. The couple had been charged in relation to the trafficking and rape of a Haitian teenage girl. A jury found Rohan Ebanks guilty of rape, trafficking in persons, and facilitating trafficking. While his …

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Chinese worker killed in construction accident in Negril

A Chinese national was killed in a industrial accident on a hotel construction site in Negril, Westmoreland yesterday. According to reports the 47-year-old Chinese national, who’s identity has not been released, died in a industrial accident involving in a machine on the Azul Hotel construction site in Negril. Reports indicate …

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