Miss World’s Visit to St. Thomas Causes Police in the Parish to Beef up Security
Safety for Jamaicans in St. Thomas is the most important thing for the police in the parish at, this time. As Miss World Toni Ann Singh’s visit this weekend is getting all the focus. There is serious concern because of a double murder in Yallahs recently.
Two men were shot dead in Easington, and the criminal or criminals have not been found yet. Superintendent Marlene Christie the head of the St Thomas Police reported.
The police have not even been able to identify one of the victims, as the victims are not from the community and the community has been peaceful over the years, she revealed.
Toni-Ann will be going to her hometown, Bath during the trip.
Singh who arrived on the island yesterday December 20th, stated “Thank you for this wonderful welcome” at Jamaica’s national airport while addressing the press. Singh jokes about longing for a water jelly and “all in one run down” from her uncle.
Toni-Ann who is visiting Jamaica for 4 days was accompanied by her mother Jahrine Bailey, Julia Morley, Stephen Douglas Morley, her father Bradshaw Singh and David Greenwood, the head of media and public relations for the organisation.
The many activities planned include a press conference on Saturday at 10:00 am, a cultural tribute at Emancipation Park in St Andrew will follow, Toni-Ann will perform there and then she will be a guest of honor at Unruly Fest in St. Thomas, that is being hosted by Popcaan the dancehall artiste who is also from the parish.