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  • Man shot 15 times over abandoned house

    March 15, 2018 7:44 PM 2

    KINGSTON, Jamaica — A 28-year-old man was reportedly shot dead last night in a community called Wailas in Water House, St Andrew following a dispute over an abandoned house. The deceased has been identified as Darrion Cooper otherwise called 'Cheng'. Reports are that some time after 8:00 pm Wednesday, Cooper had an argument with twin brothers from the said community

  • Programme director says NIDS will serve to eliminate corruption

    March 15, 2018 7:44 PM 3

    KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Programme Director of the National Identification System (NIDS), Warren Vernon, says the system will serve to eliminate the prevalence of corruption across several government agencies. “You have persons being paid to deliver quality services, but because of inefficiencies… you don't get these services on time, so, as a result

  • Footbridge collapses over Miami highway, fatalities reported

    March 15, 2018 7:44 PM 3

    FLORIDA, United States (AFP) — A newly installed pedestrian bridge over a six-lane highway in Miami on a college campus collapsed Thursday, crushing a number of cars below and reportedly leaving several people dead. The Miami Herald reported that an unknown number of people were trapped underneath the collapsed walkway, which connected Florida International

  • $4.7m worth of ganja found in trailer

    March 15, 2018 4:23 PM 4

    MANCHESTER, Jamaica — Police assigned to the Manchester police and Area 3 Narcotics have arrested two men following the seizure of approximately $4.7 million worth of ganja in a trailer in Kingsland, Manchester on Monday. Reports are that about 10:30 pm, a fuel tank trailer was stopped and searched when seven parcels of ganja weighing approximately 27 kilograms

  • LOCAL FORECAST Thursday, March 15, 2018

    March 15, 2018 2:39 PM 4

    There is a Trough across Jamaica. The Trough should gradually weaken over the next couple of days. A High Pressure Ridge is expected to build across the island by the weekend. This morning will be partly cloudy. This afternoon, expect showers across sections of mainly northern and southwestern parishes. Tonight will be fair. Maximum temperature expected

  • Gas prices down $0.27, diesel down $0.79

    March 14, 2018 10:28 PM 5

    KINGSTON, Jamaica — Motorists should see a decrease at the pumps in the price of gasoline and diesel, effective Thursday, March 15, according to the latest ex-refinery costs from Petrojam. 87- and 90-octane gasoline will be sold for $120.24 and $123.08 per litre, respectively, down by $0.27 each. Automotive diesel fuel will be sold for $117.26 per litre

  • Major Upgrading for National Stadium and Trelawny Multipurpose Facility

    March 14, 2018 10:15 PM 6

    Major refurbishing and expansion works, valued at over US$ $40 million, are to get under way later this year at the National Stadium and the Trelawny Multipurpose Stadium. The projects, which are slated to take place over a period of 36 months, are designed to bring the facilities up to international standards. Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment

  • LOCAL FORECAST Thursday, March 8, 2018

    March 14, 2018 6:48 PM 9

    There is a trough across Jamaica. The Trough is expected to remain across Jamaica until Friday when a Cold Front enters the central Caribbean. This morning into afternoon expect isolated showers mainly across sections of northern parishes. Tonight, expect partly cloudy skies. Maximum temperature expected for Kingston and Montego Bay today is 30 degrees

  • Price increases on basic items hitting Jamaicans hard

    March 14, 2018 3:56 PM 6

    Opposition Spokesman on Finance Mark Golding has charged that the country is not being told the true effect of the movement in inflation despite the government reporting that it has remained in the 4% to 6% band on an annual basis. During his contribution to the Budget Debate on Tuesday, Mr Golding said there are instances in which Jamaicans are faced

  • Beenie's girlfriend, Krystal, is new PNPYO president

    March 14, 2018 2:13 PM 6

    Krystal Tomlinson, communications specialist and girlfriend of dancehall superstar Beenie Man has replaced Connoly Black, as president of the People's National Party Youth Organisation (PNPYO). News of the newly installed youth executive, headed by Tomlinson, came after an emergency meeting last night at the party's headquarters in St Andrew involving