Monthly Archives: October 2016

Two teens shot dead as gunman opens fire at New York Halloween party

Two teenagers have been shot dead at a Halloween party in New York, officials have said. A gunman opened fire during the loft party in Newburgh just before 1am (local time) on Sunday, CBS news reported.

Police Promise to Prevent Bloody Christmas

Police Promise to Prevent Bloody Christmas
October 29, 2016

File Members of the security forces on a murder scene in the March Pen community of Spanish Town, St Catherine, on October 10. A Christmas massacre has reportedly been promised for Spanish Town by Clansman’s gangsters, but the cops are moving to reassure persons that it has “good coverage on the ground.”

JC student stabbed and killed during robbery on bus – Latest News

KINGSTON, Jamaica — A 14-year-old student of Jamaica College was this afternoon (app 4:10 pm) stabbed and killed during a robbery on a bus in close proximity to the school (Old Hope Road – St Andrew).

Jamaica slips two ranks in 2017 Doing Business Report, but… – Business

With a new methodology in operation, Jamaica has slipped two spaces to stand at 67th in the world in the prestigious Doing Business Report 2017, retaining its position as first in the Caribbean in respect of the ease of doing business.

Reprisal fears may stop Rodigan wake

Relatives and friends of Robert Davis, otherwise called ‘Rodigan’, whose death has sparked panic among the Police High Command due to his alleged ties with the notorious ‘Rat Bat’ gang in Kingston, are fearful that they will not be permitted to keep a wake for him this weekend.

Gov’t to pump $286m into Ocho Rios, hopes to improve visitor experience

An aerial view of Ocho Rios, St Ann.

Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says some $286 million is to be spent in the coming months to renew and improve the visitor experience in Ocho Rios, St Ann.