Two Suspects Held in Beheading of Martha Brae Man

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Two suspects are in custody following the beheading of a Martha Brae man on Wednesday. The headless body of Alfred (whose real name was Lionel Lewis) was found near his home, still bleeding. At the time of writing, his head has still not been found. Trelawny’s murder toll is now at 3, at the end...

North Trelawny Comrades Set To Boycott Polls If JP White Remains Candidate

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North Trelawny Boycott Imminent? According to a group of North Trelawny comrades, they plan to boycott the polls if John Paul (JP) White remains the candidate for the constituency. They say they stand resolute on a matter of principle, because of the high-handed approach of the party, through its General Secretary, Paul Burke. They say...

Cruise Ship Passenger Died In 4-Vehicle Collision on North Coast Highway

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According to the police, one person died in yesterday’s accident along the North Coast Highway. The incident occurred near Carey Park, Duncans. The identity of the deceased has now been released. Thirty-two-year-old Crystal Glewwe died as a result of injuries she sustained in the collision. Others in the group were also injured. The crash involved...

Man Held After 3 Persons attacked and 1 Dies in Litchfield

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A 70-year old woman from Litchfield, Wait-a-Bit, is now dead after trying to do a good deed. She died at hospital after being chopped by the man whom she attempted to take to the hospital. From the Gleaner A man who allegedly attacked three people in Top Litchfield near Wait-A-Bit in Trelawny is now in...

Bounty Hall Woman Held With Gun in Taxi

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The police have taken another illegal gun off the street, but from an unlikely source. A Trelawny woman was held in a spot check in Coral Gardens, Montego Bay, St. James with a firearm and ammunition. From; The Gleaner A woman has been charged following the seizure of a firearm and several rounds of ammunition...

UK Visitor Attempts Suicide

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A UK visitor is in the Falmouth hospital recovering from knife wounds, allegedly self-inflicted. This after a quarrel with his girlfriend, also from the United Kingdom. More from this Observer report by Horace Hines. FALMOUTH, Trelawny — Following an altercation with his girlfriend, a UK tourist was on Friday admitted at the Falmouth Public General...

Open Letter from Falmouth News to the JLP and PNP in North Trelawny

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Open Letter to the JLP and PNP in North Trelawny This is an open letter sent to the JLP and PNP candidates in North Trelawny. It is an invitation for them to utilize Falmouth News to inform the electorate as to their plans for the constituency. It has been sent to JLP Caretaker Dennis Meadows, PNP Caretaker...

PM Portia Simpson-Miller Officially Opens Melia Braco Village Resort

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On Thursday night, January 7th, the Prime Minister of Jamaica, Portia Simpson-Miller officially opened the Melia Braco Hotel in North Eastern Trelawny. The property is owned by the National Insurance Scheme (NIS). They have inked a 15-year lease with Melia through their investment arm, the NIF. Gleaner Western Bureau Jamaica’s National Insurance Fund (NIF), currently...

Burwood Beach Officially Declared Open

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Burwood Beach Officially Declared Open On Thursday, January 7, 2016, Burwood Beach near Coopers Pen in Trelawny was officially declared open. The beach is one of two beaches that have served the Falmouth area for some time. A recent face-lift has upgraded the facilities with much needed amenities. Burwood is now a worthy public beach....

JP White’s Tires Slashed as Battle for North Trelawny Worsens

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JP White’s tires slashedJP White’s tires were destroyed on Thursday at the opening of Burwood Beach. The PNP battle for North Trelawny continues in this TVJ News report… Posted by Falmouth on Saturday, January 9, 2016 JP White’s Tires Slashed It was supposed to be the official opening of Burwood Beach, but another news stole...