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Lady Ivy Cooke's Funeral

Lady Ivy Cooke’s Funeral Today, June 30

Kingston, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – Lady Ivy Cooke’s Funeral: Lady Ivy Cooke, widow of late former Governor-General the Most Hon. Sir Howard Cooke, will be awarded an official funeral by the Government today at 10 AM. Lady Ivy Cooke’s Funeral service will be held at the East Queen Street Baptist Church in Kingston. Interment follows at […]

Hon. Portia Simpson-Miller

Hon. Portia Simpson-Miller Departs – A Legend of a Lifetime Bows out Gracefully!

Kingston, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – Hon. Portia Simpson-Miller Departs: The Jamaican Parliament said goodbye to the country’s first female Prime Minister, Portia  Simpson-Miller, when they paid tribute to her on June 27, 2017, two days before her departure. The joint sitting of Parliament – involving both the House and the Senate – started at 2:00 […]

Teddane Prawl

Jamaica’s Murder Rate Reaches 141 for the Period June 1 to June 27

Jamaica (McKoy’s News) –  Jamaica’s Murder Rate Reaches 141 in June: The murder toll for the period June 1 to June 27 is 141; this is the highest figure since the May 2010 Tivoli Gardens Operations. A total of 136 people were killed last month. As of two days ago, 712 people were murdered in Jamaica […]

Soldier Caught, Cocaine Possession

Westmoreland: Two Men Arrested for Breaches of the Dangerous Drugs Act

Westmoreland, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – Two Men Arrested for Breaches of the Dangerous Drugs Act: Detectives assigned to the Narcotics Division seized several packages containing white powdery substance resembling cocaine during an operation on the Cave main road in Westmoreland yesterday. Two men were arrested in connection with the seizure. According to police reports, at […]

Westmoreland Females Murdered

ACP: Suspects Singled out in Westmoreland Females Murdered

Westmoreland, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – Suspects Singled out in Westmoreland Females Murdered: Assistant Commissioner of Police Warren Clarke in charge of Area 1, Westmoreland on Wednesday afternoon, June 28,  told residents of Westmoreland that the police have now singled out suspects in connection with the murders of two female in the parish over the past […]

Murder, Shot, Killed, Murder -Mckoy's News

Westmoreland – Unidentified Man Murdered

Westmoreland, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – Unidentified Man Murdered: As members of the police high command and the Jamaica Defense Force met with the residents of Westmoreland, to sensitize them of their plans to fight the recent wave of crime in the parish, cold hearted gunmen struck again in another section of the parish killing one […]

Jamaica's Dysfunctional Justice System

US State Dept Knocks Jamaica’s Dysfunctional Justice System

Kingston, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – US State Dept Knocks Jamaica’s Dysfunctional Justice System: The US Department of State says that Jamaica’s most serious human right issues include an “overburdened, under-resourced, and dysfunctional judicial system, which obstructed access to justice for victims of crime and their families and facilitated widespread corruption and impunity”. There was also an […]

Delroy Chuck

‘Gunmen Better Start Running’: Chuck Sends Stern Warning

Kingston, Jamaica (McKoy’s News)  – Chuck Sends Stern Warning: Justice Minister Delroy Chuck has sent a stern warning to criminals, especially gunmen across the country, that legislative changes being forged by the Government will equip the security forces to put the lawless elements out of business. In tabling a committee report on the Zones of […]

Rolls-Royce Safeguards 7000 Jobs

Rolls-Royce Safeguards 7000 Jobs in East Midlands

(United Kingdom) Rolls-Royce Safeguards 7000 Jobs: Rolls-Royce has secured more than 7,000 jobs in the East Midlands after announcing its biggest single investment in the UK for over a decade. The engineering giant said it would be investing the majority of the £150m in a new test bed in Derby. This facility would test large […]

Police Warn Against Guns on Planes

Police Warn Against Guns on Planes

Montego Bay, St. James (Mckoy’s News) – Police Warn Against Guns on Planes:  The Police are extremely concerned with the number of foreign nationals who are trying to get past security at our local ports and board aeroplanes with firearms and ammunition. The concern has been raised against the background of three incidents which occurred […]

Controversial Marcus Garvey Bust

UWI to Replace Controversial Marcus Garvey Bust

Kingston, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – UWI to Replace Controversial Marcus Garvey Bust: The University of the West Indies (UWI) says it will remove a controversial bust of Jamaica’s first national hero, Marcus Mosiah Garvey, following an outcry from various sections of the society, including members of the Rastafarian movement. Controversial Marcus Garvey Bust: The bust was […]

National Stadium Refurbishing

National Stadium Refurbishing Plans

Kingston, Jamaica ( McKoy’s News) – National Stadium Refurbishing Plans: The calls have been long and many for the refurbishing of the National Stadium in Kingston, and a major upgrade of the almost 55-year-old facility now seems set to finally come to pass. However, despite the advancement of the planning phase, a US$45.04-million budget now […]

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