Tag: Jamaica

Woman wanted for murder was granted work permit

Woman wanted for murder was granted work permit

| 19/01/2023 | 37 Comments

(CNS): Ashley Williams (20) from Denham Town in Kingston, Jamaica, was on a work permit in the Cayman Islands when she was arrested and then deported earlier this month due to allegations that she and another man had murdered David Rowe (47) in Jones Town, Kingston, in November. The RCIPS said she was arrested and […]

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Jamaica rolls out new state of emergency over crime

Jamaica rolls out new state of emergency over crime

| 07/12/2022 | 46 Comments

(CNS): Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness has rolled out a state of emergency in several parishes and police divisions, including in tourist areas, in response to the escalating violent crime in parts of the country. Holness made the announcement during a press briefing on Tuesday, according to a release from the Jamaican government. “My job […]

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Jam cops kill murder suspect deported from Cayman

Jam cops kill murder suspect deported from Cayman

| 11/10/2022 | 41 Comments

(CNS): Rudolph “Boxer” Shaw (30), who was deported from the Cayman Islands in July, was shot and killed by Jamaican police on Saturday after he had escaped from the Kingston Central police lock-up last week through an air vent. Shaw, who was wanted by the authorities for several murders and shootings, was gunned down by the […]

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Suspect killer deported back to Jamaica

Suspect killer deported back to Jamaica

| 27/07/2022 | 30 Comments

(CNS): Rudolph Almando Shaw (30), a.k.a. “Boxa”, has been deported from the Cayman Islands, the Customs and Border Control (CBC) Service confirmed Wednesday. Shaw is wanted by Jamaican police for a number of serious offences, including murder. He was arrested in the Cayman Islands earlier this month following a pursuit by RCIPS officers. A man […]

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Cayman Airways resumes flights to Montego Bay

Cayman Airways resumes flights to Montego Bay

| 20/07/2022 | 32 Comments

(CNS): Cayman Airways Limited (CAL) will resume its service between Grand Cayman and Montego Bay, Jamaica, next month, well over two years since government closed the borders due to the pandemic and the airline was forced to suspend its services. The nonstop weekly flights for the summer begin on 4 August.

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Suspect tops Jamaica’s most wanted list

Suspect tops Jamaica’s most wanted list

| 14/07/2022 | 68 Comments

(CNS): The man who was rounded up by the RCIPS last Friday is considered St Catherine’s most wanted criminal, according to the Jamaican police. Rudolph Almando Shaw (30), a.k.a. “Boxer” or “Boxa”, was arrested in Grand Cayman after he fled Jamaica aboard a canoe. He was tracked down in George Town with the help of […]

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Suspect Jamaican killer arrested, 2nd man on the run

Suspect Jamaican killer arrested, 2nd man on the run

| 09/07/2022 | 47 Comments

(CNS): Police are searching for a man who fled from them yesterday afternoon following an operation to track down a murder suspect from Jamaica. Rudolph Almando Shaw (30) was found by RCIPS officers in George Town and arrested, but another man who was with him at the time fled on foot and the search for […]

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CAL flights cancelled due to ATC strike in Jamaica

CAL flights cancelled due to ATC strike in Jamaica

| 12/05/2022 | 9 Comments

(CNS): Jamaica’s airspace is closed due to a strike by the country’s air traffic controllers and Cayman Airways flights to Jamaica were cancelled Thursday as a result. Passengers from the affected flights, KX 604 and KX 605, have been rescheduled for Friday, 13 May, but the airline is warning that this depends on the situation […]

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Passengers stranded by CAL-Jam-Cuba dispute

Passengers stranded by CAL-Jam-Cuba dispute

| 31/01/2022 | 27 Comments

(CNS): A group of passengers travelling from Cuba to Grand Cayman on a Cayman Airways flight on Friday were caught up in a dispute between Jamaica, Cayman Airways and the Cuban authorities and were left stranded in Havana.

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Holness to be sworn in for 3rd time

Holness to be sworn in for 3rd time

| 07/09/2020 | 11 Comments

(CNS): The leader of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP), Andrew Holness, will be sworn in for the third time as the country’s prime minister on Monday afternoon following his party’s landslide victory last week. Holness is expected to deliver an address outlining his government’s plans for the next term at the ceremony, which will be […]

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Cancelled Jamaica evacuation flights rescheduled

Cancelled Jamaica evacuation flights rescheduled

| 22/07/2020 | 30 Comments

(CNS): Cayman Airways confirmed Wednesday evening that the two repatriation flights that should have carried passengers to Jamaica on Wednesday have been rescheduled for Thursday 23 July. CAL’s 737-300 jet aircraft was set to undertake two return flights to Kingston from Grand Cayman this morning but the flights cancelled due to technical trouble.

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