Kingston

ZipFM Suicide Jumper Speaks ‘It’s Ikon O’Clock’

OnStage TV caught up with ‘Ikon D Link’, ZipFM’s Suicide Jumper and interviewed him after he was released from prison. See the interview below as Ikon tries to explain his actions. According to Ikon he was not charged by the police for the incident which he created at Jamaican Radio Station ZipFM.

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Vybz Kartel & Gaza Slim To Return To Court Oct 27

The conspiracy trial of convicted entertainer Vybz Kartel and two co-accused is set to commence on October 27 this year. Kartel (Adidja Palmer) who received a life sentence on Thursday, April 3, for the murder of Clive ‘Lizard’ Williams; female artiste Gaza Slim, otherwise called ‘Gaza Slim’; and Andre Henry, otherwise called ‘Pim Pim’ are facing charges of attempting to ...

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Play My Song on Zip-FM or I Will Commit Suicide

Popular Jamaican radio station Zip103 FM today had to play the song of an individual who threatened to commit suicide if his song was not played on air by Zip-Jock Liquid. Reports are that the individual (a male) climbed ZipFM’s very Tall Radio Pole and said he would jump if his song was not played by Liquid. A few minutes ...

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Almost 1 Ton of Ganja Seized at Kingston Wharfs

Jamaica law enforcement authorities say they have seized more than $6 million dollars worth of marijuana in a container that arrived here from Indonesia and was in transit to Suriname. The Transnational Crime and Narcotics Division (TCND) said it had participated in a joint operation with the Jamaica Customs’ Contraband Enforcement Team in seizing the 1,751 pounds of marijuana at ...

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Vybz Kartel & Gaza Slim Trial Postponed

The trial of incarcerated DJ Vybz Kartel and female entertainer Gaza Slim was postponed in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate’s court today. A mention date is set for Thursday, August 14 after the court was told of the unavailability of witnesses in the case. Kartel (Adidja Palmer) received a life sentence on Thursday, April 3, for the murder of Clive ...

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Vybz Kartel & Gaza Slim To Go On Trial Today

The conspiracy trial of popular entertainer, Vybz Kartel is expected to begin today in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate’s Court. Kartel, whose real name is Adidja Palmer, is jointly charged with fellow entertainer Vanessa Saddler, more popularly known as ‘Gaza Slim’ and Andre Henry otherwise called ‘Pim Pim’ with perverting the course of justice. Henry and Saddler are out on ...

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JPS To Replace 200 Streetlights in The Kingston Corporate Area

The Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) is to replace 200 streetlights across the Corporate Area with Light Emitting Diode (LED) technology. The JPS yesterday signed a contract valued at $5.17 million with the Caribbean Maritime Institute in relation to the project. Corporate Communications Officer at JPS Audrey Williams says the project will see streetlights in sections of Rockfort in east ...

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Million Dollar Fraud BUSTED at Dream Weekend

Police from the Area One Fraud Squad have launched an investigation into cases of attempted credit-card fraud amounting to millions of dollars that were discovered by the promoters of the just concluded Smirnoff Dream Weekend. Scammers reportedly obtained an estimated 30 credit cards which were used to buy Smirnoff Dream Weekend season tickets valued at millions of dollars. The case ...

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Former GG Sir Howard Cooke To Be Buried Today

Former Governor General Sir Howard Cooke was yesterday remembered as a man who “lived a good life” by the scores of mourners, including relatives, friends, and members of the clergy and diplomatic corps, who showed up at the Mico University College yesterday to view his body as it lay in state. Sir Howard’s niece Ruth Cooke Gibbs said he was ...

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New Sabina Park us$2.7m Floodlights Commissioned

On Sunday evening, many cricket lovers saw an artificially illuminated Sabina Park for the first time as the freshly-installed lights were commissioned at the venue. Mere minutes before 8 o’clock, Jamaica’s Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller gave the word and the lights were switched on, quickly illuminating the ground. The lighting project was funded to the tune of US$2.1 million ...

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