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Bustamante High School Teacher Enoch Bailey Shot and Killed in Jamaica (Photo Credit: Facebook via Bustamante High School)

Bustamante High School Teacher Enoch Bailey Shot and Killed in Jamaica

SHOCK:  Bustamante High School teacher Enoch Bailey, 41, was shot and killed outside his home in May Pen, Jamaica. The Jamaica Observer reports that Bailey, who taught electrical engineering at the school,  “drove home around 10:35 pm and exited his car when he was attacked” and fatally shot. Police have made no arrests […]

by · May 29, 2015 · Caribbean News
President Obama Dings Jamaica on Gay Rights During UWI Town Hall (Photo Credit: Donkey Hotey)

President Obama Dings Jamaica on Gay Rights During UWI Town Hall

Jamaica gay rights President Obama dinged Jamaica on gay rights by singling out LGBT activist Angeline Jackson for standing up and no backing down in her fight for equality. That was a strategic jab at the island nation for it horrible record on gay rights. Obama singled Jackson out as one […]

by · April 9, 2015 · Caribbean News
Jamaican PM Portia Simpson Miller Should Take Obama on Tour of Her Constituency

Jamaican PM Portia Simpson Miller Should Take Obama on Tour of Her Constituency

President Obama visits #Jamaica #ObamaVisit:  I will be the first to say, I beamed with joy when I heard President Obama’s plane had landed at the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston, Jamaica, a short time ago. It is a historic visit. What I am upset about is the sanitization […]

by · April 8, 2015 · Caribbean News
Robber Killed in Hanover Was Actually Police Officer Kemar Beckford

Robber Killed in Hanover Was Actually Police Officer Kemar Beckford

A robber killed in Hopewell, Hanover, early Sunday morning, was actually a police officer, identified as Kemar Beckford. Beckford was shot and killed by an off-duty police officer during an attempted robbery at a local bar. Kemar Beckford, 25, was stationed at Bethel Town, Westmoreland, the Jamaica Observer reports. Police recovered Beckford’s service […]

by · April 6, 2015 · Caribbean News
Shyheim Lewis, 12, Stabbed to Death in Class at Jamaican School

Shyheim Lewis, 12, Stabbed to Death in Class at Jamaican School

TRAGEDY:  Shyheim Lewis, 12, was stabbed to death by a classmate at Barrett Town All-Age School in St. James, Jamaica, on Monday. There are reports a fight allegedly broke out between the two over a seat. Lewis was stabbed in the neck. He was pronounced dead at a local hospital. […]

by · March 31, 2015 · Caribbean News
Shaya Prince, 8, Among 4 Killed in Richmond Hill Shooting in St. James

Shaya Prince, 8, Among 4 Killed in Richmond Hill Shooting in St. James

Shaya Prince JESUS TAKE THE WHEEL:  Eight-year-old Shaya Prince among four people shot to death in Richmond Hill, Jamaica on Thursday. Loy Loraine Watson (Latti), 28; Junior Peter Scott, 26, and Kimali Walker, 22, were killed in the shooting. Police have named Kevin Hodge, also known as Tafari, as a person of […]

by · March 20, 2015 · Caribbean News
Report: President Obama to Visit Jamaica in Early April

Report: President Obama to Visit Jamaica in Early April

President Obama is set to visit Jamaica in April, the Jamaica Observer reports. The newspaper reports, “Obama is scheduled to attend a meeting in Kingston on April 9, after which he will leave for Panama to attend the Summit of the Americas that will be held over April 10 – 11.”

by · March 17, 2015 · Caribbean News
Report: St. Lucia Police Allegedly Kept “Death List” and Planted Guns

Report: St. Lucia Police Allegedly Kept “Death List” and Planted Guns

Report:  St. Lucia’s prime minister Kenny Anthony investigators have issued a report accusing the police force of maintaining a “death list” of people it characterized as criminals and even planted guns at police shooting scenes. PM Anthony said a “team of Jamaican investigators” looked at the fatal police-involved shooting of 12 […]

by · March 8, 2015 · Caribbean News
Haitian Police Fire Rubber Bullets at Gas Price Demonstrators

Haitian Police Fire Rubber Bullets at Gas Price Demonstrators

Haitian police fire rubber bullets at gas price protesters in Port-au-Prince on Thursday. Six student protesters were wounded. It was the second protest this week in Port-au-Prince to demand lower oil prices, in an impoverished country also struggling with political uncertainty. Haiti recently announced a 30 US cent price reduction […]

by · February 6, 2015 · Caribbean News
2 Teens Arrested for Murder of Retired Nurse Hyacinth Hayden in Trelawny

2 Teens Arrested for Murder of Retired Nurse Hyacinth Hayden in Trelawny

Two teens, both aged 16, were arrested for the murder of 79-year-old retired nurse Hyacinth Hayden, who was found fatally stabbed in her Green Park, Trelawny, home on New Year’s Eve. The boys, who were arrested on Saturday, are expected to be charged on Monday for the Hayden’s murder. It […]

by · January 5, 2015 · Caribbean News