Stop Worrying About The Exchange Rate Says Audley Shaw

Stop Worrying About The Exchange Rate Says Audley Shaw

Finance Minister, Audley Shaw, has called for a halt to what he has described as speculation and panic, which he contended to be serving to unnecessarily drive up the local exchange rate. Speaking at the Development Bank of Jamaica (DBJ) in Kingston on Tuesday, Shaw declared that there is no shortage of foreign currency in…

Clarendon Man Caught Trying To Smuggle Ganja Into Antigua

Clarendon Man Caught Trying To Smuggle Ganja Into Antigua

The Narcotics Police have arrested and charged a man for breaches of the Dangerous Drugs Act after he attempted to leave the island with a quantity of ganja. Charged with possession of ganja, dealing in ganja and taking steps preparatory to the export of ganja is 44-year-old Paul Baldwin of a Clarendon address. Reports are…

13yro Teen Among Two Killed By Gunmen Off Waltham Park Road

13yro Teen Among Two Killed By Gunmen Off Waltham Park Road

It has been revealed that a 13-year-old boy was among two persons fatally shot during Sunday afternoon’s attack by gunmen in Mongoose Town off  Waltham Park Road in St. Andrew. He has been identified as Jahime O’connor, a student of Cockburn Gardens Primary and Junior High School. The other deceased is 31-year-old Akino Grant. They…

Man Accused Of Causing 2yro Son’s Death Bail Extended

Man Accused Of Causing 2yro Son’s Death Bail Extended

Businessman Christopher Soutar, who is charged with manslaughter arising from the death of his two-year-old son, had his bail extended by the St Catherine Circuit Court this morning. Soutar appeared before Justice Sarah Thompson-James. The case was postponed and set for mention on October 11. The businessman was arrested and charged in 2011 after his…

Confirmed: Vybz Kartel Hospiltalized Due To Kidney Infection

Confirmed: Vybz Kartel Hospiltalized Due To Kidney Infection

RJR News has received confirmation that incarcerated dancehall entertainer Vybz Kartel, whose real name is Adijah Palmer, has been admitted to hospital with a kidney infection. Reports are that Palmer reported feeling ill about noon on Sunday. He was treated by medical staff at the Tower Street Adult Correctional Centre. But he again complained of feeling…

Jamaica’s Most Wanted, Duppy Film, Shot Dead By Police

Jamaica’s Most Wanted, Duppy Film, Shot Dead By Police

As he lived, so he died, clutching the gun, his favourite tool in a long reign of terror. Marlon “Duppy Film” Perry, one of Jamaica’s most wanted criminals, met his end in a hail of police bullets yesterday at a St Thomas guest house. Head of the St Thomas police, Superintendent Beau Rigabe said Perry 27,…

Cop And Politician Flee Jamaica Over Uncertainty Of Who Got A Minor Pregnant

Cop And Politician Flee Jamaica Over Uncertainty Of Who Got A Minor Pregnant

Reports have emerged out of St Thomas that a police officer and a local politician have fled the island in response to allegations of them having sexually abused a minor who is now pregnant. The two men, who are actually wanted by the police, are reportedly nowhere around. Reports are that the cop turned in…

D‘Angel, Spice “No Worries” Video Hits 100,000 Views In A Day

D‘Angel, Spice “No Worries” Video Hits 100,000 Views In A Day

The First Lady Of Dancehall, D’Angel teamed up with The Queen Of Stage, Spice and created a viral hit, “No Worries”. The single which was released on the “Money Mix” rhythm compilation by Good Good Production made its way into digital stores in April. “I got the rhythm and I instantly felt the collaboration with Spice. We…

All Communication Lost In Dominica Since Being Hit By Maria

All Communication Lost In Dominica Since Being Hit By Maria

Concerns are growing as hours after the passage of Hurricane Maria early this morning, there appears to be no communication with persons on the island. Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit posted a statement on Facebook around 2 a.m. saying, “Initial reports are of widespread devastation. So far we have lost all what money can buy and replace….

Category 4: Hurricane Maria Heads For Battered Caribbean Islands

Category 4: Hurricane Maria Heads For Battered Caribbean Islands

Hurricane Maria has rapidly intensified into a dangerous Category 4 storm as it bears down on several islands in the Caribbean that are still reeling from the devastation of Hurricane Irma. Maria swiftly grew into a hurricane Sunday, and forecasters said it was expected to become much stronger over the coming hours following a path that would…