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Nikki Z is Heading To Hot 102’s ‘Mawning Show’

Radio personality Nikki Z has let the cat out of the bag by revealing that she will be taking over the weekday morning slot on Hot 102 starting next Monday. Nikki Z will host ‘The Mawning Show’ on Hot 102 FM between 6 and 10 a.m. She said the show will have the latest in entertainment news, as well as ...

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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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Man Pleads Guilty To Irwin Rapes

Patrick Green, 27, who was charged in connection with the 2012 rape of 5 females including an 8 year old girl in Irwin, St. James, has pleaded guilty. Green who pleaded guilty before the Western Regional Gun Court, will be sentenced on March 12. Investigators used DNA samples collected in other rape cases to link Green to the Irwin rapes. ...

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One Third of All The Marijuana Produced in The Caribbean Comes from Jamaica

A report by the International Narcotics Control Board has found that Jamaica remains the largest illicit producer and exporter of ganja in Central America and the Caribbean. The 2014 report showed that the island accounts for approximately one third of cannabis herb produced in the Caribbean. It said that increased production of the drug has been noted in other countries, ...

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Jerky’s Bar & Grill Was on Fire

A small roof fire last night blazed at the Jerky’s Bar & Grill located in Fairview Montego Bay. Reports are that at around 10pm last-night a section of the roof at Jerky’s caught on fire. The Jamaica Fire Brigade came on the scene and the fire was extinguished in about 20 minutes. There were no reports of any injuries.

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ZJ Wah Wah Implicates Anju Blaxx & 25 Others in Lottery Scam Plea Deal

Convicted former Zip 103 FM disc jockey, ZJ Wah Wah, has signed a plea agreement in which he has implicated popular Jamaica music producer, Anju Blaxx and over 25-persons in the dangerous lottery scam. On October 25 last year, Wah Wah, whose given name is Deon-ville O’Hara, pleaded guilty to telemarketing fraud at a hearing in a Federal Court in ...

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Sangster International Named #1 Caribbean Airport

Jamaica’s Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay, St James has been named the region’s number one airport for 2015 by the online publication Caribbean Journal. “Any airport where we can grab a piping hot Tastee patty within moments of arrival is a good one in our book. Throw in Club Mo’Bay (a tranquil, Jamaican art-filled oasis we tapped as our ...

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Mobay’s Gloucestershire Hotel is For Sale at US$6.25m

The Gloucestershire Hotel priced at US$6.25 million (j$720m) becomes the latest property for sale in Montego Bay. The 96-room property went on sale this week. The property was owned by local businessman John Sinclair who died in February 2013. The proposed sale forms part of his final will and testament. The Wexford Hotel is also for sale at US$8.5 million, ...

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Today Tuesday March 3rd is Peace Day

Since 1996 the first Tuesday in March has been recognised as Peace Day. This year, under the theme “A Better Jamaica – Peace by Peace”, some 20 schools in the downtown Kingston area will be staging a peace walk to the St. William Grant Park where a free concert will be held for participating schools and students. Among the day’s ...

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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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