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TODAY’S FORECAST – TUESDAY JANUARY 29, 2019

There's a Stationary Front just west of Jamaica. The Met Office says this Stationary Front will remain just west of the island and will dissipate by late Wednesday evening. This morning will see Isolated showers across sections of northern parishes. This afternoon expect widely scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms across northern parishes and hilly inland areas of southeastern parishes. Tonight will Partly cloudy. A...

MEEK MILL IS IN JAMAICA

Rapper Meek Mill is now in Jamaica. The Rapper uploaded a photo to his Instagram account shortly after landing in Montego Bay this evening. It is unclear at this time, the purpose of his visit. His arrival is the latest in a string of recent visits from high profile rappers and producer Dj Khaled. Khaled spent 2 weeks here working on his album...

MINISTRY OF HEALTH TAKES DENGUE FIGHT TO AT RISK SCHOOLS

Schools identified as high-risk areas for mosquito breeding because of swamp like conditions nearby are being referred to the Ministry of Health’s Vector Control Unit for inspection and fogging. High risk schools in each region will be provided with financial support to purchase mosquito repellants and other materials to assist with prevention and control efforts at the premises. This is part...

TONY REBEL’S DAUGHTER BLASTS HIM ON SOCIAL MEDIA

The daughter of Reggae Super Star Tony Rebel has spoken out against her father on Social media. In a lengthy post on her Instagram page, Davianah, labelled her father and his spouse, recording artiste Queen Ifrica as hypocrites. She also went on to say that they have both discouraged her from a career in music, alleging that a career without them...

COLD FRONT TO BRING THUNDERSTORMS TO NORTHERN PARISHES

A cold front is expected to bring showers and thunderstorms to mainly northern parishes over the next two days. The Met Service of Jamaica this afternoon reported that the front, which is now west of Jamaica, is likely to become stationary in the vicinity of the island through Wednesday. It said atmospheric conditions are therefore expected to become unstable this evening...

16-year-old shot dead; INDECOM investigates

An investigation has been launched into the fatal shooting of a teenaged boy yesterday. Dead is 16-year-old Ronaldo Smith of Maxfield Avenue, Kingston 13. Police reports are that about 1:45pm, Smith was fatally shot during a confrontation with Police. Its reported that one Smith and Wesson revolver with four rounds of ammunition was seized. Both the Inspectorate of Constabulary...

Deadly tornado hits Cuba

A large-scale clean up began in Havana, Cuba after a freak tornado ripped through the city on Sunday night. At least three people died and more than 170 were injured. President Miguel Diaz-Canel visited the worst-hit areas and tweeted about the devastation. He mentioned that several groups are helping with the cleanup. Many properties were completely destroyed, streets have been littered with...

India cruise to victory over New Zealand

Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli struck half-centuries as India cruised to a seven-wicket win in the third one-day international against New Zealand to seal the series with two matches remaining. The visitors' pair shared a 113-run second-wicket partnership as they chased down their modest total of 244 in just 43.1 overs, to take an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-game...

Rapper Future earns 6th No.1 on Billboard

Rapper Future’s latest project The WIZRD has earned the platinum-selling artist his sixth No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 for the week ending January 24. A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie’s Hoodie SZN project takes a 13 percent dip to land in the Top 3, while Meek Mill’s Championships album also takes a 13 percent hit to wind up...

‘Black Panther’ wins top honour at SAG Awards

“Black Panther” took the top award at Sunday’s 25th Screen Actors Guild Awards, giving Ryan Coogler’s superhero sensation its most significant awards-season honour yet, and potentially setting up Wakanda for a major role at next month’s Academy Awards. The two leading Oscar nominees, movies “Roma” and “The Favourite”, were bypassed by the actors guild for the best ensemble...
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