Kingston

Dancehall/Reggae Artiste J Capri Involved in Serious Car Accident

23-year-old Dancehall/Reggae recording artiste J Capri real name Jordan Phillips was involved in a serious car accident early this morning on Barbican road, Kingston. Several persons from the music industry have since sent their prayers online. Capri is said to be in serious condition and is currently undergoing surgery.

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UWI Offers 2% Discount on Tuition

The University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona Campus is offering students a discount of 2% on tuition for the 2015/16 academic year. The discount, UWI said in an e-mail to students Friday, is available on conditions. It said for students to qualify for the discount, all fees relating to previous academic years must be paid in full. Additionally, the ...

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Lisa Hanna Involved in Car Collision

The Minister of Youth and Culture, Lisa Hanna was involved in a three-vehicle collision last night along Highway 2000. A police source said that Hanna was returning to Kingston (close to Spanish Town) when the accident took place. She was taken to hospital where she underwent several tests before being released. Minister Hanna did not receive any serious injuries.

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Admiral Bailey Pleads Guilty

Glendon Bailey today pleaded guilty in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate’s Court and was fined $160,000. The popular entertainer and football coach, who goes by the stage name ‘Admiral Bailey’, was arrested and charged on February 23 with two counts of uttering forged documents, two counts of obtaining a passport by false pretense, two counts of possession of forged documents, ...

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Ardenne Beat St. Jago To Become Six-Time Schools’ Challenge Quiz Winners

Ardenne High School is the 2015 champion of TVJ’s Schools’ Challenge Quiz. They comfortably beat St. Jago 28-16 last night to lift the coveted trophy for the sixth time in the competition’s 46-year history. It was a keen tussle up to the buzzer section. Ardenne previously won the title in 1973, 1997, 1998, 2000 and 2013.

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Riverton City Dump Fire is Now 90% Extinguished

The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) says there is no evidence of fire at the Riverton disposal site in Kingston, although some sections are still smouldering. Director-General of the ODPEM, Major Clive Davis, says up to noon yesterday 90% of the fire at the disposal site had been fully extinguished and covered with top soil. Smoke should ...

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Kingston Roadside Fish Vendor Accepts Debit & Credit Cards

If you stop by the Rae Town fishing village but find yourself low on cash, don’t rush to leave just yet – Namdi Thompson can facilitate debit and credit card purchases. “I have checked around in a number of parishes and I have never seen another fish vendor using this system,” Namdi Said. Namdi said the POS machine offers customers better ...

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Veteran Singer Pinchers Shot & Injured

Dancehall singer Delroy ‘Pinchers’ Thompson was shot and injured during an incident in the Molynes Road, Kingston 10 area on Saturday night. The Corporate Communications Unit, media arm of the police, said two men were killed in the shooting while another man was also injured. Pinchers was shot in the right arm. His injury and that of the other man, ...

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There Was No Attempt To Kill Vybz Kartel

The Police are dismissing claims that attempts are being made at the Horizon prison in Kingston to kill incarcerated entertainer Vybz Kartel. Rumors have been swirling that attempts at poisoning the popular DJ have been made. Head of Kingston Western Division, Senior Superintendent of Police Steve McGregor said that he is aware of the rumours and made checks but all ...

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Thieves Break Into Parliament Building & Steal Computers

Thieves ‎last night broke into the Parliament building on Duke Street in Kingston. It’s understood that they entered the office of the Senate president as well as the Speaker of the House of Representatives and stole computers and a flat screen television. The break-in comes a few months after thieves attempted to gain entry to the Parliament canteen. At that ...

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