Domestic-murder spree clouds Christmas in Jamaica

January 2, 2017 admin 0

KINGSTON, Jamaica — As 2016 draws to a close, Jamaicans might agree that the year has yielded some progress on the economic front, holding some hope for 2017. But a dark cloud remains: homicides — most of them in certain areas of the island. In particular, the recent murders of several women by their partners (or exes) has shocked the […More]

Mother arrested after 2-year-old son shoots 1-year-old girl

November 28, 2016 admin 0

Police have arrested a woman in Louisiana after her 1-year-old daughter was accidentally shot in the face by her 2-year-old son. Baton Rouge Police say 23-year-old Crystal Kinchen was arrested Wednesday and faces a charge of second-degree cruelty to a juvenile. Online jail records do not list an attorney for her. Sgt. L’Jean McKneely says the shooting happened Tuesday night […More]

Trinidad woman arrested in drug bust in St Kitts

November 28, 2016 admin 0

BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WINN) — A joint law enforcement operation in St Kitts netted one kilo of cocaine on Tuesday. The person arrested for the bust is reportedly a female native of Trinidad, who recently arrived in the Federation for a few days. The bust reportedly took place at a guesthouse in Basseterre where the woman was staying. Police confirmed […More]

New discovery of firearms in container shipped to Haiti

November 12, 2016 admin 0

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti — On Tuesday afternoon, Customs officers in Haiti discovered a new weapons shipment in a container at the Global Lafito wharf located 20 km north of the capital, Port au Prince. Seven Smith and Wesson pistols, five Glock model 40, more than 400 rounds of ammunition for the Glock, nearly 100 9mm bullets and 57 magazines […More]

Trinidad woman arrested in drug bust in St Kitts

November 12, 2016 admin 0

By LK Hewlett BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WINN) — A joint law enforcement operation in St Kitts netted one kilo of cocaine on Tuesday. The person arrested for the bust is reportedly a female native of Trinidad, who recently arrived in the Federation for a few days. The bust reportedly took place at a guesthouse in Basseterre where the woman was […More]

Mother of man killed by cops: New video will disprove police

October 27, 2016 admin 0

While armed police stood guard outside her son’s funeral yesterday, Sharon Deslandes, the mother of Adalle Gilbert vowed to reveal a new video disputing the police version of how her son was shot and killed by police. Promising that the officer who fired the shots will be charged, Deslandes unleashed her fury during the funeral at Guides Funeral Home, San […More]

Pensioner spared jail for stealing vitamins, deodorant

October 27, 2016 admin 0

A pensioner, who on the eve of his 66th birthday pleaded guilty to stealing vitamins and deodorant on Monday, was placed on $3,000 bond for two years. In his defence Michael Williams claimed he needed the vitamins to strengthen his body in preparation for a surgical procedure. Williams, a shoemaker, appeared before San Fernando Fourth Court Magistrate Margaret Alert. He […More]

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