St. Catherine

Crashed Truck Looted on Mount Rosser

Residents of a section of Mount Rosser had a field day after a truck laden with goods careened off the hill and landed on top of a church this morning. The vehicle developed a mechanical problem and failed to negotiated a sharp corner. By the time the driver could come to his senses, hoards of people descended on the truck ...

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Reverend Al Miller To Stand Trial in July

Popular clergyman the Reverend Al Miller is scheduled to go on trial in July for aiding and abetting a fugitive (Christopher ‘Dudus’ Coke). The date was set when Miller appeared in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate Court this morning. The trial is scheduled to run from July 23-25.

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JUTC To Roll Out 400 New Buses Today

Managing Director of the Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) Colin Campbell says the JUTC will be rolling out about 400 new buses in the Kingston Metropolitan Region today March 21, 2014. He says a further shipment is also expected for next month.

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Riverton City Fire Fully Extinguished

The fire at the Riverton City garbage disposal site in Kingston has been completely extinguished. The fire, which started in a section reserved for tyres, on March 16, caused respiratory challenges for some persons in the Corporate Area and St. Catherine due to the thick smoke. It is estimated that the cost to fully extinguish the fire is $25 – ...

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Major Repairs For George Lee Boulevard & Kingsway Road

Motorist who use George Lee Boulevard in Portmore, St. Catherine, and Kingsway Road in St. Andrew will soon enjoy improved road conditions following yesterday’s signing of two multi-million dollar contracts for their rehabilitation. The contracts, valued at $16m for George Lee Boulevard and $15.5m for Kingsway Road, were signed by minister of transport and works Omar Davis.

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Curfew Imposed on Waterford/Portsmouth

After reports of a series of shootings which have left at least one person dead, the police have imposed a curfew in the communities of Waterford and Portsmouth in Portmore, St Catherine. The curfew began at 6:00 pm Wednesday and will remain in effect until 6:00 pm Friday, March 7, the police say. Boundaries of the curfews are: Waterford: North ...

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Baked Fish with Roasted Potatoes

Stephen Hamilton – Baked Fish with Roasted Potatoes, topped with Strawberry Pineapple Relish. Ingredients 8 oz                            Fish fillet (basa) 3 each                        Potatoes 4 each                        Strawberries, small dice 1 each                        Pineapple, small dice 3 each                        Lime or lemon to taste                       Salt to taste                       Pepper, black 1 oz                            All purpose seasoning 1 oz                            Fish season 2 fl oz                         Oil, vegetable 1 oz                            ...

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Cliff Twang in Jail – In Custody For Child Support

Clifton ‘Clif-Twang’ Brown, the man who rose to popularity with the catchy slang ‘Nobody Canna Cross It’, is in police lock-up after appearing in court for the lack of child maintenance. A reliable source close to the case has told THE STAR that Brown, who has been back and forth in the Family Court, was taken into custody in December. ...

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Vybz Kartel Case Stalled Until May 27

The trial of embattled dancehall entertainer Vybz Kartel who is accused of the murder of Clive ‘Lizard’ Williams has again been stalled. The case could not begin in the Home Circuit Court this morning because of insufficient jurors. The Crown and the defense expressed disappointment as they both said they were ready for the trial to begin. The trial has ...

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Vybz Kartel Gets Bail But Remains Behind Bars

Vybz Kartel was today offered bail in the sum of $500,000 with surety when he appeared in court today after being charged with perverting the course of justice in connection with the murder of Clive ‘Lizard ‘ Williams. Kartel however remains in jail after he was refused bail in the murder case of Clive ‘Lizard’ Williams. Kartel is to return ...

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