Weekly Round-up: Shaggy clears the air… Bashco robbed… Windies hammer Afghanistan

Saturday, November 16, 2019

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — Reggae artiste Shaggy on Monday sought to clear the air regarding the use of over $100 million raised by the Shaggy & Friends concert in 2018 for the Bustamante Hospital for Children.

The artiste disclosed that majority of the funds, which were initially earmarked for the construction of an intensive care unit at the hospital, will now go towards a new three-storey, 150-bed ward, set to cost $150 million.

The police are now investigating a break-in at the popular Bashco store in downtown Kingston after criminals made off with an undisclosed amount of cash and electronics sometime between Tuesday night and daybreak on Wednesday.

And, West Indies hammered Afghanistan to end the team's longest losing streak in Twenty20 internationals on Thursday, making 164-5 from their 20 overs and then restricting Afghanistan to 134-9.

Watch as OBSERVER ONLINE wraps this week for you.

See story links below:

New ward for Bustamante hospital

Venue problems force cancellation of Shaggy & Friends

Disney calls Shaggy into meeting

King's House responds to Shaggy

House welcomes $2.3b dengue and disaster mitigation programmes

Cabinet approves additional $1b to fight dengue

Children aged 5 to 14 hardest hit by dengue

Minister: Telecoms customers will continue to have challenges

Williams commits to tackling vandalism of telecoms equipment

PM says no new loans from China

'New beginning' for Ja's faith-based tourism

Amaterra Jamaica inks deal for first Marriott all-inclusive resort in Jamaica

Police vow to pursue all leads in Bashco break-in

Taxi driver fined for mowing down pedestrians in HWT

Brigadier Jerry arrested

West Indies 164-5 (20 overs) vs Afghanistan – 1st T20I

Hope, Chase power Windies to ODI win in smog-hit Lucknow

Boyz refuse to lace up over poor hotel conditions in Antigua

UPDATE: Boyz get new accommodation in Antigua

Hotel GM disappointed Boyz decide to check out

Clovis Toons

Ready to fight


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