Monthly Archives: August 2015

Water woes worsen in St Thomas, complaints about illnesses increase 

ST THOMAS, Jamaica – Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) caretaker for St Thomas Eastern, Delano Seiveright, says that he has been getting an increasing number of complaints about residents in the constituency falling ill from unclean water, as water woes worsen in the parish.

Canadian Teenager Fatally Shot In Olympic Gardens 

The Hunts Bay Police have launched a manhunt for a suspect involved in the fatal shooting of  a 14 year old Canadian boy in Olympic Gardens, Kingston.

US cop shot dead in ‘cold-blooded assassination’

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — A sheriff’s deputy was gunned down from behind and shot multiple times at close range while fuelling his patrol car in a “cold-blooded assassination,” Texas authorities said Saturday, appealing for help in tracking down the killer.

Court Battle Brewing Between TVJ And CVM 

Television Jamaica (TVJ) has issued a statement announcing that it intends to take the case against CVM to trial.

This follows Friday’s decision by the Court of  Appeal to allow the judgment of  Justice David Batts to stand, after he denied TVJ’s application for an injunction.

Death toll climbs as Dominica recovers from Erika battering 

ROSEAU, Dominica (CMC) – At least 19 people are feared dead and 25 others missing as Dominica Friday slowly emerged from the battering by Tropical Storm Erika that is now threatening the Dominican Republic with heavy rains and gusty winds.