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The Government of Jamaica will move to implement the Greater Infrastructure Development Programme (GIDP) on the conclusion of the Major Infrastructure Development Programme (MIDP).

Wednesday, 22 January 2020 20:00

JSE now live on Nasdaq

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) has successfully gone live with Nasdaq Matching Engine and Nasdaq Market Surveillance, enabling it to introduce new products and services, and attract investors.
Wednesday, 22 January 2020 19:57

Baby stolen in October, found

A baby boy believed to have been stolen from his mother along Rousseau Road in St. Andrew, in October last year, has been found.
Former Education Minister Ruel Reid and Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) President Professor Fritz Pinnock will return to the Supreme Court next month to seek to have the fraud charges against them quashed.

Minister of National Security, Hon. Dr. Horace Chang, has condemned the recent actions of persons placing graffiti with anti-Jew, anti-Semitic statements, in and around the city of Montego Bay. 

Wednesday, 22 January 2020 15:41

Ammo found in St. Mary

A team of officers assigned to the St. Mary Police Division seized 24 rounds of ammunition during an operation on Guptar Lane, Annotto Bay, St. Mary on Monday, January 20.

Reports from the Annotto Bay Police are that about 2:47 p.m., they were in the area when a premises was searched ammunition was seized. No one was arrested in relation to this seizure.

Investigations continue.

The Ministry of Health & Wellness (MOHW) notes the recent reports of a cluster of pneumonia caused by a virus under investigation in Wuhan City, Hubei Province of China and wishes to advise the public that to date, Jamaica has no case of this disease.

Monday, 20 January 2020 19:11

Port Royal gets first cruise visit

The Port Royal Pier welcomed its first cruise ship this morning.

Monday, 20 January 2020 18:47

Four dead in nasty airport run crash

Four men, including two brothers, died in a motor vehicle accident which occurred along a section of The Hague main road, in the parish of Trelawny, on Sunday morning.

Detectives at the Constant Spring Police Station in St. Andrew arrested and charged 23-year-old Shauguelle Clarke, otherwise called ‘Quado’, a recording artiste of Buff Bay, Portland with Murder and Arson.

Clarke was charged for the murder of 30-year-old Miguel Williams in Sterling Castle Heights, St. Andrew on April 17, 2019, after he turned himself in to the Police accompanied by his Attorney on Tuesday, January 14.

Quada who is best known on the entertainment circuit for his singles More Money More LifeNew Gyal Alert and Hail, is the second person to be arrested and charged in relation to the murder of  Williams’.

In December, 30-year-old Andrew Breakcliffe of Sterling Castle Heights was also charged.

Reports are that about 3:45 p.m., Williams was allegedly beaten, set ablaze and his house torched by Clarke and others.

Williams is the man whom, it is alleged, was involved in the rape and slaying of eight-year-old Shantae Skyers whose decomposing was found in a section of the Sterling Castle Heights community in April last year.

She had been missing for several days after she did not return home from school.

He was charged following a question and answer session with detectives.

Clarke joins fellow accused 30-year-old Andrew Breakcliffe, otherwise called ‘Grinch’, of a Sterling Castle Heights address who was also charged with murder and Arson in December 2019.

The court date for Williams has not yet been finalized.

Investigations are ongoing.