Popular Jamaican Movie “Shottas” Turned Into TV Series

Popular Jamaican Movie “Shottas” Turned Into TV Series

The hugley popular and successful Jamaican film Shottas has been morphed into a cable television series. The orginal film was set in Kingston, Jamaica, but the new TV series sees them in Miami, Florida. The gritty culture classsic has not yet received a release date but the trailer for the series can be seen online. The Top Shottas TV…

Feds Continue To Cross Examine Key Witness In Ninja Man Case

Feds Continue To Cross Examine Key Witness In Ninja Man Case

Defence attorneys on Tuesday continued intense cross examination of the key prosecution witness at the trial of dancehall entertainer Desmond Ninja Man Ballentine. Ninja Man and his son, Janiel Ballentine, and a third accused, Dennis Clayton, are on trial for the March 2009 murder of Ricardo Johnson, popularly known as Trooper. Mr. Johnson was fatally shot in a…

St.Andrew: Man Asks Lucifer To Help Him Kill Woman He Met Online

St.Andrew: Man Asks Lucifer To Help Him Kill Woman He Met Online

St Andrew man who shouted the name ‘Lucifer’ before fatally stabbing a woman he met on social media is among several convicted killers who are in line to benefit from yesterday’s Sentence Reduction Day. Appearing in the Home Circuit Court, Kino Gilzeane pleaded not guilty to murder, but said that he was guilty of manslaughter…

Damion Crawford, Donna Scott Mottley To Be Sworn Into Senate Today

Damion Crawford, Donna Scott Mottley To Be Sworn Into Senate Today

Former Member of Parliament Damion Crawford and attorney Donna Scott Mottley are scheduled  to be sworn in as senators today. The two will be replacing senators Angela Brown Burke and Mark Golding who are candidates in the upcoming by-elections. Mrs Brown Burke is vying to replace former PNP President Portia Simpson Miller in the South…

Police Release Women Whose Arrests Caused Protest

Police Release Women Whose Arrests Caused Protest

A woman and her daughter who were arrested by the police in Park Lane, St Andrew on Wednesday, have been released. Their arrests sparked violent protests, with residents blocking the roadway, stoning cars and buses. A Jamaica Urban Transit Company bus was badly damaged by the protesters. The woman and her daughter are relatives of the…

Chopped Up Dead Body Found On St.James Beach

Chopped Up Dead Body Found On St.James Beach

CDetectives assigned to the Montego Bay Criminal Investigation Branch are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the body of a man who was found on Parrot Beach, Lilliput main road, St James on Tuesday. The body is of dark complexion, slim build and is believed to be in its thirties. It was clad in a green…

St.Ann: Man Dies After Falling From Jackfruit Tree

St.Ann: Man Dies After Falling From Jackfruit Tree

A man died Monday after he fell from a tree at his home in Clydesdale District, Alexandria, St Ann. The deceased has been identified as Denzil Smith, a farmer. Reports are that at about 9am on Monday, Smith climbed a jackfruit tree in his yard to pick a fruit. However, while attempting to pick the fruit, Smith lost his balance…

Lawyer Confident Ninja Man Will Be Released From Jail Today

Lawyer Confident Ninja Man Will Be Released From Jail Today

Valerie Neita Robertson, the attorney for embattled entertainer Ninjaman, has expressed confidence that her client will be released from jail on Wednesday. The dancehall icon was taken into custody Tuesday after his bail was revoked by High Court judge, Justice Martin Gayle, who ordered that the murder trial involving the popular entertainer begin immediately. “The trial started, so…

Ninja Man Taken Into Police Custody

Ninja Man Taken Into Police Custody

Popular entertainer Ninja Man has been taken back into police custody as his murder trial begins. Justice Martin Gayle on Tuesday afternoon revoked the bail for Ninja Man, whose real name is Desmond Ballentyne, at the end of day one of the long-delayed murder trial in the Home Circuit Court in downtown Kingston. In 2009, Ballentyne…

St.Mary Residents Want Tacky To Be Made A National Hero: Your Thoughts?

St.Mary Residents Want Tacky To Be Made A National Hero: Your Thoughts?

Minister of National Security, Robert Montague said the people of St Mary intend to start the process of having Tacky declared a national hero as soon the Bill to absolve certain national heroes is passed in the House of Representatives. However, the Member of Parliament for St Mary Western told Parliament this afternoon that as…