St. Andrew

Dancehall Artiste J Capri Has Died

23-Year-Old Dancehall artiste Jordan Phillips more popularly known as J Capri has died. It is understood that the singer succumbed to her injuries this morning at the the University Hospital of The West Indies in St. Andrew. Capri was hospitalized two weeks ago after being involved in a serious car accident. She was in an induced coma since the accident.

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Tivoli FC Head Coach Alvin Shaw Dies in Motor Vehicle Crash

Head coach of the Tivoli Gardens football team Alvin Shaw is dead following a motor vehicle crash in Chancery Hall in Red Hills, St. Andrew this morning. Shaw took over the head coaching job at Tivoli Gardens from Glendon “Admiral” Bailey two seasons ago. He was also the coach of Campion College.

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Mavado Sues MP For Unfinished $20M House

Mavado suing member of Parliament Paul Buchanan for ja$20mil over an unfinished house. Mavado said he gave Buchanan ja$20 million 5 years ago and up until now the house has not been handed over to him. Mavado has since instructed his lawyers to go ahead and file the lawsuit against the west rural St. Andrew Member of Parliament.

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Fire at Sovereign Centre Food Court

The Jamaica Fire Brigade says an exhaust pipe at Island Grill is the source of the fire at the Sovereign Centre shopping complex in Liguanea, St. Andrew, this morning. There have been no reports of injuries and a policeman says the building has been evacuated. There will be some difficulty in putting out the blaze because of the possible presence ...

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Elephant Man’s Rape Trial Pushed Back To 2015

Jamaican Dancehall entertainer Elephant Man has had his rape trial pushed back to March 16, 2015. The matter could not proceed in the Home Circuit Court today because there were other cases before it. Elephant Man, whose real name is Oneil Bryan, had his bail extended. The rape charge stemmed from an incident at Ele’s St. Andrew home in January ...

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Digicel Foundation Unveils ‘Evolution’ Monument

The Digicel Foundation showcased its continued commitment to the redevelopment of Downtown Kingston with the unveiling of a new monument at the Breezy Castle Roundabout on Thursday, October 2, 2014. Digicel Jamaica relocated its headquarters to the downtown area in 2012 and since then, has partnered with the Urban Development Corporation (UDC) and the Kingston and St. Andrew Corporation (KSAC) ...

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Dancehall Artiste Konshens Attacked & Injured

Dancehall artiste Konshens had to seek medical attention last night after he was attacked, allegedly by a music producer at a local dance. The extent of his injuries were not immediately clear, but it is understood that they included blows to the head. Konshens drove himself to the Andrew’s Memorial Hospital for treatment. The incident happened at Mojito Mondays on ...

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Police Kill Robbery Suspect in Half-Way-Tree

A motorcyclist was shot and killed by police in Half-Way-Tree, St. Andrew this morning. Reports are that he was one of two persons who allegedly held up and robbed a bearer of a large sum of cash at a financial institution at about 9 o’clock am. The men were trying to make their escape when they were chased by a ...

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Bus Driver Killed in Stony Hill Tanker Crash

The driver of a Toyota Coaster bus was killed & several passengers injured in a crash early this morning on Long Lane in the vicinity of Red Gal Ring, in Stony Hill, St. Andrew. The tanker that was full of petrol was partially damaged, and the driver was not injured. Unfortunately the driver of the coaster bus Junior Douglas died ...

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Jamaica’s Murder Rate Down By 18%

Jamaica has recorded an 18% reduction in murders for the period January 1 to September 24, according to police statistics shared by the Government yesterday. A total of 714 murders were reported, compared to 871 for the same period last year. Yesterday, National Security Minister Peter Bunting, while encouraged by the reduction, said the numbers were still too high. Bunting ...

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