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Mother of Mario Deane Speaks Out

(McKoy’s News) –  Mother of Mario Deane Speaks Out: It has been three years since the death of 31 year-old construction worker Mario Deane, who was beaten to death in a cell at the Barnett Street Police Station in Montego Bay. On August 3, 2017, Deane’s mother, Mercia Frazer, journeyed to Sam Sharpe Square in Montego […]

Crime Scene

Unidentified Couple Found Dead in August Town

Kingston, Jamaica (McKoy’s News)  – Unidentified Couple Found Dead: An unidentified couple, said to be husband and wife, were found dead in a house in August Town not long ago. The cause of death is not yet known. The police are now on the scene, and investigators have cordoned off the location.   Advertise with us!! […]

Denbigh

Adequate Security at Denbigh

(JIS) – Adequate Security at Denbigh: President of the Jamaica Agricultural Society (JAS) and Chairman of the Denbigh Show Committee, Norman Grant, has given the assurance that adequate security will be in place for the 65th Annual Denbigh Agricultural, Industrial and Food Show. In an interview with JIS News, Mr. Grant said that security will […]

Edward Seaga

Former PM Edward Seaga to be awarded Special Honour at Grand Gala

(McKoy’s News) – Former PM Edward Seaga to be awarded Special Honour: In what could be a very spectacular moment in Jamaica’s 55 Independence Grand Gala celebrations, Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia Grange has announced that there will be a special honour being placed upon former Prime Minister, Edward Seaga. This unique […]

FLA Board Members Resign

Fire at the Firearm Licensing Authority

(McKoy’s News) – Fire at the Firearm Licensing Authority: The Firearm Licensing Authority (FLA) has come under “fire” over the past few days as a result of information being released that scammers are now among the number of licensed firearm holders. There is also news that a Jamaica Labour Party activist on the police radar […]

Solar Technology

Rise of Solar Technology Interest Could Burn the Utility Business Model

(McKoy’s News) – Rise of Solar Technology Interest Could Burn the Utility Business Model: Solar power and other distributed renewable energy technologies could lay waste and burn the utility business model, which has remained virtually unchanged for a century.. According to Executive Director of the Caribbean Maritime Institute (CMI), Dr Fritz Pinnock, traditional utilities will be forced to […]

Mckoy's News, Weird News

Police Investigating Clarendon Shooting – 1 Dead, 3 injured

Clarendon, Jamaica (McKoy’s News): Police Investigating Clarendon Shooting: The Clarendon Police have launched an investigation into the shooting death of a man and the injuring of three others at a bar in Lionel Town Tuesday night. The deceased is 43-year-old Kingsley Henry. It is reported that shortly after 11 o’clock, a group of persons were at […]

Western Jamaica Independence Village

First Independence Village in Western Jamaica

(JIS) – First Independence Village in Western Jamaica…Gloucester Avenue to be renamed in honour of Jimmy Cliff Jamaicans in the western part of the island will celebrate ‘Jamaica 55’ with their own Independence Village from August 4-6 at the Closed Harbour Beach (Dump Up Beach), Montego Bay, St. James. The event, organised by the Jamaica Cultural […]

Crime Scene

Manchester: Man Chopped to Death in Christiana

Manchester, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – Man Chopped to Death in Christiana: The Manchester Police are processing the scene where a man was chopped to death in Christiana early Wednesday morning, July 2. The incident occurred in the vicinity of the Savoy main road, close to the Petcom gas station shortly after 7 o’clock. Details are not […]

Angela Brown-Burke Victory

Sweet Victory for Angela Brown-Burke!

St Andrew, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – Sweet Victory for Angela Brown-Burke: Norman Gardens former Councillor, Angela Brown Burke, has won the race to become the People’s National Party’s candidate for St Andrew South Western. Angela Brown-Burke polled 598 votes to defeat Audrey Smith Facey who received 502 in a selection exercise, which was held on Sunday, July 30, […]

Scaramucci Removed

Scaramucci Removed as White House Communications Director

Washington DC, USA (McKoy’s News) – Scaramucci Removed as White House Communications Director: After less than a week on the job, Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci was removed from his new job at the White House. He assumed his position on July 21. Scaramucci was escorted out of the White House, according to news reports. The sudden […]

Mandela Highway Expansion

Mandela Highway Expansion on Track

(JIS) – Mandela Highway Expansion on Track: Motorists travel along the Mandela Highway in St. Catherine, which is being widened from four to six lanes. The US$64-million project is funded through the Major Infrastructure Development Programme. Work on the expansion of Mandela Highway is on track to be completed by August 2018. The two-year project, which got […]