February 2017

Deadly domestic dispute

February 15, 2017 in Regional

WHEN 32-year-old Jamaican Kevin Nelson told his sister, Janice Smith, that he had shot his spouse and her 15-year-old daughter to death last Friday, she was relieved when he said he was joking. However, on Monday, Nelson made an about-turn when he phoned the Sunrise Police...

The Cable Technical Staff takes industrial action

February 15, 2017 in National

Technical staff at The Cable downed tools for the third day of industrial action to force management over salary increase and other issues. However industrial action has not affected programming to date. Employees at the company’s head end are also up in arms over the hiring...

Jamaica police order tints removed from public vehicles

February 15, 2017 in Regional

Police have announced the immediate removal of tints from public passenger vehicles (PPV) as the authorities implement measures to deal with the recent of recent incidents of women and children being abducted by perpetrators posing as taxi operators. Last week, Prime Minister Andrew Holness gave instructions...