Westmoreland

Lucea Mayor Wynter McIntosh Pleads Guilty To Corruption Charges

The Mayor of Lucea Wynter McIntosh has pleaded guilty to breaches of the Corruption Prevention Act. McIntosh admitted in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate Court this morning that he failed to file statutory declarations for a five-year period between 2007 and 2011. He was fined a total of j$25,000 – j$5,000 for each year – by Senior Resident Magistrate Judith ...

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Businessman Gets Life For Murder of Pregnant 14-Year-Old Girl

Fashion designer and photo studio operator 37-year-old Cornelius Robinson, who pleaded guilty to the murder of 14-year-old schoolgirl Santoya Campbell, was sentenced to life when he appeared in the Westmoreland Circuit Court yesterday. Robinson will become eligible for parole after he spends 25 years behind bars. On Tuesday, January 27, Santoya’s body was found in garbage bags under a bridge, ...

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Cane Farmers Lose J$200 Mil Due To Fires Set By Protestors

Losses suffered by cane farmers following two days of fiery protests by residents of Little London in Westmoreland have exceeded J$200 million dollars. The residents set fire to cane fields to protest the death of a resident. They claimed that Kemar Powell, 23, of Delveland in the parish died after being attacked by the police.

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Roger Clarke’s Funeral Set For September 13

Agriculture and Fisheries Minister Roger Clarke is to be accorded an ‎official Funeral on September 13, 2014. ‎ Clarke, who was also the Member of Parliament for Central Westmoreland died on August 28 in Miami Florida enroute to Jamaica. He had been in Miami recovering from a back surgery.‎ The Office of the Prime Minister says the funeral will take ...

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Police in Custody After Killing Brother-in-Law

A policeman is now in custody for the shooting death of his brother-in-law during a domestic dispute in Westmoreland late yesterday. Dead is Christopher Thompson, otherwise known as ‘Indian’ or ‘Badoo’, of a Darliston address in the parish. Details surrounding the shooting are sketchy at this time but the police have confirmed that Thompson was shot once in the abdomen. ...

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Million Dollar Fraud BUSTED at Dream Weekend

Police from the Area One Fraud Squad have launched an investigation into cases of attempted credit-card fraud amounting to millions of dollars that were discovered by the promoters of the just concluded Smirnoff Dream Weekend. Scammers reportedly obtained an estimated 30 credit cards which were used to buy Smirnoff Dream Weekend season tickets valued at millions of dollars. The case ...

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Shop Online at Fontanapharmacy.com

Built on a foundation of professional expertise and personal service, Fontana Pharmacy has been meeting Jamaicans’ health care needs for over 45 years. You can now shop on-line at Fontana’s Website from anywhere in the world, Fontana also offers free delivery to anywhere in Jamaica. Check out their website –> http://bit.ly/FontanaPharmacy • Email: contact@fontanapharmacy.com

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Grand Palladium Resort Unveils The Largest Solar PV Plant in Jamaica

The Grand Palladium Resort and Spa in Hanover says that their facility is set to save over J$80 million in energy cost per year from the installation of a solar PhotoVoltaic (PV) power plant. The solar power PV plant said to be the largest in Jamaica to date was unveiled at the hotel on Friday May 30. The system which ...

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26-year-old Canadian Dies After Jumping From Negril Cliff

A 26-year-old Canadian died from injuries he received after jumping from a cliff in Negril, Westmoreland yesterday afternoon. The police say Taylor Rankine of Ontario Canada was among a group of friends who went diving. Rankine reportedly jumped from the cliff into the sea and received injuries. The police say was assisted to the hospital where he died while being ...

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Grace Recalls a Batch of Chicken Vienna Sausages

GraceKennedy has recalled a batch of its Chicken Vienna sausages, produced at its food processors division in Savanna-la-Mar, Westmoreland. The recall is for the 140 gram, easy-open metal containers, marked with lot number 1-4-0-4-1-5-1-0-G-C-H-2-6. Persons in possession of the products are advised not to consume them and return them to the point of purchase, where they will be refunded. Michael ...

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