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Thursday, 14 November 2019 00:16

Small fire at the UHWI

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There was a small fire at the University Hospital of the West Indies this afternoon, temporarily displacing some patients. Dean Allen, the chief executive officer of the UHWI, confirmed that the fire took place this evening.  

Thursday, 14 November 2019 00:13

Tesha Miller to face murder charge

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Tesha Miller, the reputed leader of one faction of the notorious Spanish Town-based Klansman gang, will face a murder trial this Wednesday in the Home Circuit in downtown Kingston.

 

Wednesday, 13 November 2019 23:25

Karl Samuda mourns passing of Utech student

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Minister without Portfolio with responsibility for education, youth and information, Karl Samuda, has joined the chorus of outrage over the death of a Utech student. The Minister condemned the brutal murder even as he expressed his condolences to the family of University of Technology (UTech) student, Kyle Patterson, who was shot and killed on Wentworth Avenue in Mona, St Andrew late on Monday evening.

 

 

 

There will be no Shaggy and Friends concert in  2020. During a press conference on Monday, Shaggy confirmed that the event will be postponed until further notice as the foundation was unable secure a venue for the concert.

Wednesday, 13 November 2019 18:04

Shaggy clears the air about $100 million

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Dancehall superstar Shaggy cleared the air regarding the J$100 million raised by the Shaggy Make A Difference Foundation that had not been turned over to the Bustamante Hospital for Children.

 

Wednesday, 13 November 2019 17:32

Minister Grange elected Vice-President of UNESCO

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The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has been elected a Vice-President of the 40th Session of the UNESCO General Conference which is underway in Paris, France.

 

The General Conference, which happens every two years, brings together the 193 members of UNESCO to decide on the policies and work of the organisation.

Tuesday, 12 November 2019 12:39

Desperate search for Martina

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Police and a family in Papine are desperately searching for a 13-year-old girl who has been reported missing since Monday, November 11.

A Clarendon man who opened fire on two women in a house, killing one, will face the court to answer to charges stemming from breaches of the Offences Against the Person Act and the Firearms Act.

Monday, 11 November 2019 18:13

Douglas Vaz is dead

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Former industry and commerce minister, Douglas Vaz, died early on Sunday morning.

Reports emerging out of Trelawny is that it was an enraged jealous male who killed his former lover and her young lover in a murderous rage in Freeman's Hall in a brutal double homicide last month. Police have now charged the  man in connection with the double murder of 50-year-old Sophia Bryan, otherwise called ‘Carol’, and 28-year-old Junior Bailey, also called ‘Bad Walk’.

Popular recording artiste Shaggy will host a press conference today at 5 pm at the Bustamante Hospital for Children to give the public an update regarding the $100 million charity donation that should have been handed over to the institution after the last charity concert almost two years ago. 

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