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Suspected driver held after ‘hit and run’ in St Mary

Police say they have arrested a male driver who reportedly mowed down a passenger in Port Maria, St Mary and ‘drove away’ from the scene on Friday. The incident took place on Warner Street, Port Maria, St. Mary claiming the life of 47-year-old Othneil Flemmings, of the Stennett Street section …

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Google will acquire Fitbit, plans “Made by Google” smart wearables

It’s official – Google will acquire Fitbit. The big takeaway from the press release is that the search giant will introduce be “Made by Google” wearable devices as a result of this move. The company reaffirmed its commitment to the Wear OS platform, even though it has been years and …

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FROM BOND WITH LOVE – Daniel Craig assists razed Portland eatery

AGENT 007 is on a new mission. And this time, his cross hairs are fixed on the rustic parish of Portland. According to the United Kingdom’s The Sun newspaper, actor Daniel Craig is spearheading a fund-raising effort to rebuild a jerk chicken shack which was gutted by fire last month. …

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Dancehall takes flight with Red Bull Culture Clash – Strict ban on expletives, gay-bashing

Billboard-charting producer Jah Snow Cone is excited about this weekend’s Red Bull Culture Clash and says it “shows that dancehall has come a long way”. “It is a good look and excellent promotion for Jamaican music and culture. And the fact that Red Bull, which has hosted it in various …

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Gun holder cuts down 3 of 4 ‘armed robbers’

Three of four men who reportedly attempted to stage an armed robbery and kidnapping in the Corporate Area on Thursday night, were shot dead by a licensed firearm holder. Reports are that the licensed firearm holder was being kidnapped by four men who robbed him of his Toyota Coaster bus …

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Consumers are to be blamed for loose music too – Stacious

Dancehall entertainer, Stacious says consumers are to be blamed for a lot of what is happening in today’s music industry. Speaking on the most recent staging of STAR CHAT, the ‘ Come Into My Room’ singer said she has had first-hand experience on how much influence an artiste’s audience can have on …

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Huawei sells 100,000 Mate 30 5G devices in one minute

Huawei opened registrations for the Mate 30 5G and Mate 30 Pro 5G ten days ago, but just today it started shipping and selling the smartphones. According to the company, the combined available stock of 100,000 units was sold out in just one minute. The next flash sale is scheduled …

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Several Traffic Courts To Get Tech Resources

National Security Minister, Dr  Horace Chang has announced plans to provide technological resources for several traffic courts across the country. The commitment was made during a meeting today with the President of the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica, PSOJ, Keith Duncan and Police Commissioner, Major General Antony Anderson. The meeting …

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Chief Justice Handed Down Operation Anthem Ruling, Voiding 2006 Security MOU

Home Crime and Court Chief Justice Handed Down Operation Anthem Ruling, Voiding 2006 Security MOU – Justice Minister Crime and Court By Abka Fitz-HenleyNov 01, 2019, 23:14 pm 114 Justice Minister, Delroy Chuck, says it was the Chief Justice who had ruled that the controversial Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, signed …

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Firearm Authority Warns Against ‘Back Door’ License Arrangements

The Firearm Licensing Authority, FLA, is warning applicants against making illicit or what it calls ‘back door’ license arrangements with persons claiming to be agents of the entity. The recent warning follows the arrest of a man who’d been falsely operating as a FLA employee, for about three years. The …

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