Customers flock sidewalk piercing ‘shop’ | News

“Come in nuh sexy, make me give you a discount on two piercing,” says Jahiem ‘Big Boss’ Matthie as he lines up customers on the sidewalk of Beckford Street in downtown Kingston. Cardboard and Solitex are used to create the perfect makeshift office. ‘If you feel pain, you don’t pay’ a slogan reads. This proved to be true as a female sits comfortably while Big Boss inserts a piercing needle into her tongue after numbing the area. Big Boss’ clients are kept well entertained and distracted with the hardcore dancehall…

‘Obeah man’ tricks, rapes student – Woman told she was being followed by duppies | News

An alleged obeah man was found guilty of raping a young woman when he appeared before the Clarendon Circuit Court yesterday. A jury returned a unanimous guilty verdict for Baldwin Hyman, 41, who was accused of rape and larceny by trick. It is alleged that Hyman, who is of a Spur Tree, Manchester, address saw the 22-year-old university student walking along Main Street in May Pen, Clarendon, on September 16, 2016, and called out to her. When she came closer to him, he told her that he saw two ‘duppies’…

‘Sister Gray’, former Muschett vice-principal, laid to rest | News

There was barely any room at the Reid’s Friendship Seventh-day Adventist Church in Trelawny for mourners bidding farewell to Millicent Gray, former vice-principal of Muschett High School in the parish, on Sunday. Relatives and well-wishers, including faculty members and past students of the school, crowded into the small church and underneath a tent pitched outside to pay their last respect to the 70-year-old Gray, who was remembered as a role model by Jonathan Bartley, councillor for the Wakefield division. “Although she did not teach me at Muschett, she was one…

Excitement at Scotts Cove lyme | News

The popular fish and bammy spot, at the border of St Elizabeth and Westmoreland, Scott’s Cove, was even more lively recently at the Charley’s JB Lyme. The spot was upgraded after a much-needed injection of capital from J Wray & Nephew, distributors of the Charley’s JB brand. The project was also a collaboration with the St Elizabeth and Westmoreland municipal corporations. Here are some highlights from the lyme. Source link

Old man seeks wife | News

After getting divorced from one woman and losing another to the grave, 60-year-old Cordell Campbell has started an ambitious bid of trying to find a wife through the newspaper. Campbell, who hails from Montego Bay, St James, has taken out an advertisement in the print media as he searches for a female companion in the 45-50 age group. “I need a professional woman, a one-man woman …” the advertisement said. In a telephone interview with Campbell, he said that he is a church man and would like the person that…

Popular MoBay photographer stabbed | News

Popular Montego Bay media personality Allan Lewin has been hospitalised in serious but stable condition, after he was attacked by three females, who inflicted stab wounds all over his body last Friday. According to Lewin, he received a call from a woman he is familiar with, who asked him to meet her in the vicinity of the St James Parish Court. He said the woman accused him of kidnapping her sister and having her at his house. “I told her that I don’t know her sister but she say is…

Negril wants entertainment zone | News

Ryan Morrison, president of the Negril Entertainment Association (NEA), says the failure of successive governments to establish an entertainment zone in Negril is likely to result in the death of entertainment for the popular party capital. Several of the entertainment venues are located along the world-renowned seven miles beach, but numerous complaints from guests of the hotels in the vicinity resulted in a near shutdown of entertainment events. “We met with ministers [Olivia] Babsy Grange and Edmund Bartlett after there was another uproar that almost resulted in a shutdown of…

Master fisherman Nyabinghi still casting his nets | News

  Fishing has been the bread and butter for Nyabinghi, a fisherman from the small town of Green Island, Hanover. He grew up watching his father cast nets, going out to sea from he was seven years old. “You can say I was almost born into fishing; before I could use a line myself, me go out pon the boat,” Nyabinghi said. “I didn’t pass this on to my kids like my father because I support them. My kids have become more upscale than this now, they don’t need this…

Gang-raped, held captive for a month – Woman struggles to recover from wicked ordeal | News

At 22 years old, many females are often seated in a stable job or on the verge of launching her career. This is, however, not the case for single mother Kim White*, who says she is haunted by her past. “Imagine losing yuh virginity to a bunch of man against yuh will. Me hate man with every breath me take, and is like me don’t know me bed head different from the bed foot. I fail at everything, and life is just really wicked to me,” she said. The Kingston-born…

Have you seen Jullian Jackson? | News

  For the past two weeks, Riquel Riddle said she and her family have been resting uneasy following the disappearance of her sister, Jullian Jackson. The 38-year-old vendor was seen at her home in Fort William, Westmoreland, on May 20. “She was wearing a black skirt suit. After she left home she went to Black River in St Elizabeth. We went to the Black River market to check and someone told us they saw her a week after she went missing in Kingston,” she said. Riddle said she went to…