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JAMAICA-Medical assistant charged with stealing baby

JAMAICA-Medical assistant charged with stealing baby

Police in Jamaica have charged a 47-year-old medical assistant in connection with the disappearance of a one-day-old baby girl from the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI) yesterday. The medical assistant, Lorna Williams, who is from Mountain View Avenue in Kingston 2, was today charged with child abduction. Police say the baby was found in […]

Matthew now a Category 5

Matthew now a Category 5

Jamaica remains on watch for Hurricane Matthew, which has strengthened to a Category 5. At 2AM Saturday, the centre of the powerful system was located near 13.3 degrees north (72.5 degrees west), which is about 430 miles (690 kilometres) south east of Kingston, Jamaica. Matthew is packing maximum sustained winds of 160 miles per hour (260 kilometres […]

No Shanique Myrie repeat, assures PM Stuart

No Shanique Myrie repeat, assures PM Stuart

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has promised that two recent reported incidents involving Jamaican travellers to Barbados will be fully investigated, but he is already insisting that that there will be no repeat of the Shanique Myrie “mistakes”. The Barbadian leader, who has responsibility for immigration, also assured his Jamaican counterpart Andrew Holness that if it […]