Archive for December 2017

St James Gunmen Fatally Shot were Alleged Contract Killers

St James Gunmen Fatally Shot

Jamaica News, December 30, 2017 Montego Bay, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – St James Gunmen Fatally Shot: The Area One police have told our news team that the two gunmen who were fatally shot by the police in St James on Friday morning, were in fact contract killers behind several murders in the parish. The dead gunman, 19-year-old…

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16-Year-old Student Succumb to Gunshot Wounds at Hospital

Challenge Basic School

Jamaica News, December 30, 2017 Montego Bay, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – 16-Year-old Student Succumb to Gunshot Wounds: The Spring Mount police have reported that the 16-year-old boy who was shot and wounded in the Johns Hall community on Thursday night, succumbed to gunshot wounds at the Cornwall Regional Hospital on Friday, December 29, 2017. The victim…

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Mount Salem Taxi Operator Shot with Female Passenger

Flankers Taxi Operator Shot

Jamaican News, December 30, 2017 Montego Bay, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – Mount Salem Taxi Operator Shot: A popular taxi operator who plies the downtown Montego Bay route to Mount Salem was shot along with a female passenger on Friday night, December 29, 2017. Both victims were transported to the  Cornwall Regional Hospital where they were admitted in serious…

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St James: Two Cambridge Men Murdered Hours Apart

Five Illegal Firearms Seized in Cambridge

Jamaica News, December 30, 2017 St James, Jamaica (Mckoy’s News) – Two Cambridge Men Murdered: A taxi operator and a farmer were shot and killed hours apart in Cambridge policing area on Friday evening, December 29, 2017. Both victims have been identified as, 52-year-old Lascell Warlock,  taxi-operator of Retrieve District and 68-year-old Wilfred Josephs, a farmer…

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Double Murder Downtown Montego Bay

Double Murder Downtown Montego Bay

Jamaica News – December 30, 2017 Montego Bay, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – Double Murder Downtown Montego Bay: Two men who investigators stated are members of the Bus Head Gang which operates out of Rose Heights in St James were shot and killed by unknown assailants in downtown Montego Bay on Saturday morning. They have been…

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Gorgeous Granny Celebrates Birthday

  Jamaica News – December 30, 2017 (Yahoo) – Gorgeous Granny Celebrates Birthday- people can hardly believe she’s 80 and has been married 59 years. This stylish, young-looking grandmother is taking the Twitterverse by storm. Her granddaughter shared some photos of her 80th-birthday celebration, and they quickly went viral, with more than 85,000 likes and 22,000 retweets. From their…

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Amazon did a lot of funky stuff this year and it’s paying off


Jamaican News – December 30, 2017 (TechCrunch) – Amazon: Holy hell, it’s been a year for Amazon. Jeff Bezos’ former-online-bookstore dumped $13.7 billion to buy a bunch of grocery stores, that speaker you talk to in your living room that Amazon makes is really popular and a bunch of server farms Amazon runs generate more than $10…

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Minor reduction in Jamaica water rate bills, starting January 2018

Water Supply, National Water Commission

Jamaica News, December 30, 2017 Kingston, Jamaica (Mckoy’s News) – Water Rate: the National Water Commission (NWC) has announced that come January 2018, consumers should see a slight reduction in their water bills. Effective January 1, 2018, the reduction will be brought about by a difference in the way the NWC will calculate customers’ bills.…

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JUTC postpones bus fare increase

Bus fare increase, JUTC Overstaffing Caused By Political Appointments, Says Chuck

Jamaica News, December 30, 2017  Kingston, Jamaica (Mckoy’s News) – Bus fare increase: the Jamaica Urban Transit Company’s (JUTC’s) planned fare increase for its premium express service has been postponed. The increase was scheduled to come into effect on Monday, January 1, 2018, however, according to Paul Abrahams, JUTC’s Managing Director, the postponement will be…

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Several Injured in Three-Vehicle Bustamante Highway Crash Today

Hopewell Man Killed

Jamaican News December 29, 2017 Clarendon, Jamaica (Mckoy’s News)- Bustamante Highway Crash Today: several persons were rushed to hospital in serious condition on Friday (December 29, 2017) morning following a three-vehicle collision at about 9:30 a.m. along Bustamante Highway in Clarendon. The crash involved a police service vehicle, a truck and a taxi and which…

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