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32 Jamaicans Deported from the UK on March 8, 2017 Deportation

“There’s something about Jamaica” Week 4 – Deportation

About: “There’s something about Jamaica.”  There’s Something about Jamaica’ is a weekly Friday post on Amber Crowl (DJ/Host/Promoter/Activist/Writer) shares her views on Jamaica’s Politics, Economy and Social Culture. Amber welcomes your questions and comments and you can send emails to  [email protected]       There’s something about Jamaica, that has affected the country for decades. It is well known that […]

Kingston Pastor - Pentecostal Pastor Gets 20 years in prison

Pentecostal Pastor Gets 20 Years in Prison – Rape of 13-Year-Old

Kingston, Jamaica (McN) – Pentecostal Pastor Reverend Paul Hanniford was sentenced today to 20 years in prison for sexual intercourse with a 13-year-old-girl. Home Circuit Court Judge, Justice Lorna Shelly Williams on Friday morning sentenced the Pentecostal Pastor of City Mission Church to 20 years in prison. Pastor Paul Hanniford was convicted for having sex with […]

Seba United football goalkeeper Killed

Four Shot and Killed in Montego Bay including Goalkeeper

Montego Bay, St. James (McKoy’s News) – Former National Football Goalkeeper Devon Dunkley otherwise called “Kid Harris” was among four men shot to death during a drive-by shooting in the second city of Montego Bay in St James on Thursday night. Reports are that about 10:30 pm on Thursday, Dunkley who also played the role of […]

Death Squad Lawyers Say Prosecution Has No Case – Judge Disagree

Death Squad Lawyers Say Prosecution Has No Case – Judge Disagree

Kingston, Jamaica (McN) — On Thursday the defence in the Death Squad trial of two policemen, made a “No Case” application into the Home Circuit court. The lawmen are on trial, one for murder by gunfire of a 20-year-old and the other, on trial for shooting injury of a 17-year-old in 2010. Corporal Rohan Morrison and […]

Coconut Vendor Shot

Negril Police District Constable Shot in Taxi Ambush

Westmoreland, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – Negril Police District Constable Shot: a District Constable who hails from Bethel Town in Westmoreland was shot and injured by gunmen who ambushed a taxi motorcar in which the Negril Police Department District Constable was travelling on Thursday morning. Unconfirmed news is also that another male passenger who was travelling in the […]


Judge Ruled Eight Lotto Scammers to be Extradited to US

St. James, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – Eight lotto scammers including a Police Constable and the mother of the alleged boss and mastermind of a lottery scam ring that ran between Jamaica and the United States of America, Lavric Willocks, will be extradited to the US to face fraud charges.  According to US prosecuting authorities, the eight (8) […]

Jail, Arrest, Charged, Police Custody

Alleged thief of J$3 million IMAC from Hosp. X-ray dept- arrested

Kingston, Jamaican (McN) – A 26 year-old Westmoreland man accused of stealing IMAC equipment from the X-ray department of Andrews Memorial Hospital, is now in police custody. Police of the St. Andrew Central division on Tuesday afternoon arrested the man during their investigation of stolen property from Andrews Memorial Hospital. Reported are that on Monday, […]

Assistant Commissioner of Police Devon Watkis, head of Area Four - deportees

Recent deportees are not major contributors to our crime rate – Police

The police are seeking to dismiss assertions that persons deported to Jamaica in recent years are significant contributors to the country’s high crime rate. Assistant Commissioner of Police Devon Watkis, head of Area Four, said the police have not been able to accurately link deportees to criminal activities. He was speaking with journalists on Wednesday […]


J’can man wanted for attempted muder of wife, ordered extradited

St. Andrew, Jamaica (McN) – A Jamaican man wanted in the United States for the attempted murder of his wife was captured by police last year; and on Wednesday morning ordered to be extradited to Queens, New York, in the US by the St. Andrew Parish Court. Denny Johns, who lived in Queens, New York in […]

Matondo Mukulu UK Barrister

Expect legal challenges to UK deportation policy – barrister

Matondo Mukulu, a UK based Jamaican barrister, is suggesting that legal challenges could be coming to British immigration laws which force persons to leave the United Kingdom before their appeals against deportation are heard. He is predicting that the policy will be tested because of its far reaching effects. Mr. Mukulu represents one of the […]

Bus used to transport Jamaicans deported on March 8, 2016

32 Jamaicans deported back home from the UK on Wednesday

Kingston, Jamaica (McN)  – Authorities confirmed that there were 32 Jamaicans deported from the United Kingdom back to Jamaica on Wednesday evening, March 8. It was rumored that the United Kingdom was booting over 100 Jamaicans back home. The deportees arrived at the Norman Manley International Airport on a privately chartered plane; and are being processed […]


Hanover Residents Block Several Miles, Protesting Police Killing of Gang Member

Hanover, Jamaica (McN) – Hundreds of angry community members from Springfield, Greenland, Dias, Williamsfield, Kingsvale and Cacoon in the parish of Hanover took to the streets of their communities in protest over the police fatal shooting of one community member on Saturday night. The residents block several miles of roadway leading from Lucea through these communities to Westmoreland with the use of […]

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