Monthly Archives: July 2020

‘Bull Dawg’ now charged with female cop’s murder 

The third suspect who has been held for last year’s fatal shooting of 54-year-old Woman Corporal Judith Williams, has now been charged with a number of offences related to the killing.

Airport worker being sought in relation to big cocaine find at SIA 

A ramp cart operator of Norwood, St James is being sought by the police amid a probe into the seizure of some $13 million worth of cocaine at the Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay, St James.

‘Security concerns’ behind Rygin King hospital transfer 

Citing “security concerns”, the management team of dancehall artiste Rygin King has transferred the deejay from Falmouth Hospital to another medical facility in another parish to ensure his safety, and facilitate his continued recovery after he was critically injured by gunmen earlier this week.

UK scraps quarantine for visitors from some nations; Jamaica included 

Boris Johnson wants a haircut and a beer.

Like millions of other Britons, the prime minister will be able to have a trim and a tipple on Saturday, when the country takes its biggest step yet out of coronavirus lockdown with the reopening in England of restaurants, pubs and hairdressers, along with secular and sacred venues including cinemas and churches.

US marks record 57,683 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours – tracker

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP)— The US notched 57,683 COVID-19 cases in 24 hours Friday, a tally by Johns Hopkins University showed, the third consecutive day with record numbers of new infections.

Soldier injured during August Town firefight

THE Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) is awaiting more details as it continues its probe into the shooting of a member of the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) and a civilian in the eastern St Andrew community of August Town, Thursday night.