St. Andrew

Yohan Blake Buys Government House For j$52M

Athletics star Yohan Blake has paid the Jamaica Government j$52 million for a run down property at 11 Jack’s Hill Road in St. Andrew. But Blake will need to spend heavily on fixing the property, as its condition has deteriorated badly in recent years and is said to require “major repairs”, by one official close to the transaction. The Government ...

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Dionne Jackson Miller is The New President of The PAJ

Dionne Jackson Miller is the new president of the Press Association of Jamaica (PAJ). Jackson Miller, a well-known broadcaster with the RJR Communications Group, was elected at today’s annual general meeting of the PAJ unopposed. The AGM was held at PAJs headquarters on East Avenue in St. Andrew. PAJ members also elected a new executive to support Jackson Miller. They ...

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Ishawna Talks About Her Horrible Car Crash

Downsound Records’ artiste Ishawna is lucky to be alive after walking away unscathed in a motor vehicle collision where a bus totalled a Nissan Tiida car she was driving. The accident occurred last Tuesday night in Havendale, St. Andrew. Although she seemed unscathed, the doctors ran a battery of tests to ensure that she had no internal injuries. She gave ...

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The JLP & Rural St. Andrew Welcomes Juliet Cuthbert

Juliet Cuthbert, the Olympian with two silver medals in her trophy case says she is ready to serve the people of the West Rural St. Andrew constituency with dignity and respect as a member of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP). Juliet Cuthbert addressing delegates of the JLP in West Rural St. Andrew. Addressing delegates of the constituency on Sunday evening ...

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Juliet Cuthbert Wants To Join The JLP

Olympian Juliet Cuthbert is expected this afternoon to announce her intention to run for the West Rural St. Andrew constituency on behalf of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP).   The seat is currently held by the People’s National Party’s (PNP) Paul Buchanan. Cuthbert represented Jamaica in 1992 at the Barcelona Olympics where she won silver in both the 100 and ...

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Digicel Business Rolls Out Underground Fibre

Digicel Business says the roll out of its underground fibre network in Kingston is now completed. Businesses across the city can access fast connectivity which should boost productivity. In June, Digicel Business implemented its 600 million dollar subterranean fibre network in key areas namely the Freeport in Montego Bay, the financial district in New Kingston and commercial areas in and ...

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Kaci Fennell is The 2014 Miss Universe Jamaica

Kaci Fennell won the Hyundai Miss Universe Jamaica 2014 title yesterday at the Karl Hendrickson Auditorium, Jamaica College in St. Andrew. A popular winner, the 21-year-old Mico University College student was selected over 18 other competitors. In Photo: Kaci Fennell (centre) second runner-up Kimar Muir (left) and first-runner up Roshelle McKinley. “It has been tiring but I put my all ...

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Flash Flood Watch in Effect For Eastern & Central Parishes

The Meteorological (Met) Service has issued Flash Flood Watch for low-lying and flood-prone areas of St. Mary, Portland, St. Thomas, Kingston and St. Andrew, St. Catherine and Clarendon. The watch remains in effect until 5:00 pm today, Saturday August 30. A Tropical Wave, which has been influencing weather across Jamaica, is now west of the island, the Met Service said ...

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A Million Dollar Pothole

A Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) driver, who claimed to have injured his back after the bus he was driving fell into potholes in the Corporate Area, has been awarded close to j$1 million by a high court judge. The State-owned bus company has been ordered to pay the driver, identified in court documents as David Prince, j$700,000 in general ...

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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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