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Man Charged for Impersonating Police

The police says 57-year-old man who was re-arrested earlier this month on reasonable suspicion of obtaining money by false pretense and impersonating police was charged yesterday.

This, after he was positively identified by a witness at an Identification Parade.

He’s Derrick Thompson of a Kingston 20 address.

The police say Thompson – who...Read More »


JUTC Bus Crush Man to Death

A horrible accident has left a disabled man dead, after a Jamaica Urban Transit Company, JUTC, bus hit him this afternoon, in the vicinity of the University Hospital of the West Indies, in St. Andrew.

The man has been identified as Marlon King from the School of Hope.

He was wheelchair-bound.

Sergeant Anthony...Read More »


University Hospital Out of X-ray Films

Nationwide News understands that up to late this afternoon, the University Hospital of the West Indies, UWHI, in St. Andrew, was out of x-ray films.

When we contacted the Chief Executive Office, CEO, of the Hospital this afternoon, Dr. Cecil White, he told our news centre he was not in a...Read More »


Forte Wants Ferguson to Address Bedevelling Problems at May Pen Hospital

Newly-appointed Opposition Spokesman on Health, Marlene Malahoo Forte, is calling on portfolio Minister, Dr. Fenton Ferguson, to break his silence on the problems bedevelling the May Pen Hospital in Clarendon.

News emerged yesterday that the hospital has been accepting only emergency cases since yesterday.

This, as it’s exceeded its patient capacity and...Read More »


AUDIO: Holness Explains Size of His Shadow Cabinet

The Opposition Leader, Andrew Holness, is moving to explain the increase in the size of his Shadow Cabinet.

His previous shadow cabinet had 14 members.

He says his Shadow Cabinet is not costing the public purse, and allows him to give some of his Spokespersons exposure.

J Wray & Nephew Clarifies Job Redundancy Report

J Wray and Nephew is refuting reports that it’s making the positions of approximately 200 workers redundant.

A member of the University and Allied Workers Union had told Nationwide News on Sunday that affected workers had officially been notified last Friday.

However, in an e-mailed response to our newscentre, the wines and...Read More »


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