St. Catherine

Kartel’s Court Show Put off Again

FOR a second consecutive day, an expected preliminary court appearance for entertainer Vybz Kartel was put off, angering lead attorney Tom Tavares-Finson who levied criticism against the police for what he said was bungling on their part. Kartel was arrested last week Friday at a hotel in New Kingston and charged on Monday evening with murder, conspiracy to murder and ...

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Student Among Three Killed in Spanish Town

POLICE are now in a section of Spanish Town, St Catherine probing three murders which occurred in the volatile old capital this morning. The dead men have been identified as 21-year-old Raymond Franklin, Garfield Thomas, 36 and Spanish Town High student, Mark McDermoth, 17. Police reports are that at about 9:00 am gunmen shot and Thomas at Job Lane. Thomas ...

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$US80 Million Spent Under JDIP

Minister with responsibility for Local Government, Shahine Robinson, has revealed that US$80 million has been spent islandwide under the Jamaica Development Infrastructural Programme (JDIP) to repair roads. Robinson (in photo) who was speaking to councillors at the St. Catherine Parish Council today, said that despite the figure spent more needs to be done to fix other bad roads. “We are ...

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Horace Chang ok After Car Accident

MINISTER of water and housing Horace Chang, is now in hospital after suffering injuries in a crash this morning. Chang was reportedly on his way to the funeral of Enid Golding, mother of Prime Minister Bruce Golding in Old Harbour, St Catherine when the crash occurred along the Dyke Road in the parish. Reports are that a vehicle veered into ...

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